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What’s the Matter: Tensions flare between ASUO president and UO Matters editor

Broken car windows are nothing new in Eugene, particularly around the University of Oregon. But it doesn’t often happen to two high-ranking ASUO officials about a mile apart in one night. MacGregor Ehlen found the driver’s side window of his car had been smashed in late at night on Feb. …

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Motion to end athletic subsidies postponed until March following recent faculty senate

“The state of the university is sound,” President Gottfredson said as he opened the University of Oregon Faculty Senate  on Wednesday Feb. 12 with a state of the university report. Gottfredson’s comments updated the audience on the recent progress of the UO’s new independent governing board, the progression of a series of academic …

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UO economics professor files complaint against UO general counsel and lawyers

Last week, University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh filed a complaint with the Oregon State Bar, alleging Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick misled a judge. Gary and Rudnick are partners at the Harrang Long Gary Rudnick law firm, which has been representing the UO administration in recent union …

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Greg Rikhoff takes over as Gottfredson’s chief of staff

As President Michael Gottfredson’s new chief of staff, Greg Rikhoff’s job description is a lengthy one. Rikhoff was appointed to the position on May 20, after working as the University of Oregon’s community relations director, and less than a month into it, Rikhoff has been busy coordinating events, setting meeting agendas …

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University of Oregon public relations restructured to fit the digital age

When Mike [email protected]@[email protected]@ was hired as vice president for University Development in 2010, his goal was to lead the department in building external support for the campus community. Since then, the responsibilities of public relations have changed in accordance with the evolution of technology and communications, and the University of …

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College.biz: Review of UO administrators highlights University Senate meeting

The University Senate discussed random drug testing of student athletes, motions for establishing faculty input in hiring administration and creating a process to review executive administrators at its Wednesday meeting. Senate President Robert Kyr told the governing faculty body there would be no vote on the random drug testing policy because, …

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UO administrators play tug-of-war with random drug testing for athletes

This past summer, the University of Oregon athletic department decided to revise its drug testing policy to enable truly random testing.

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Clarification for May 20 article “University professor awarded for work defending the First Amendment”

The Emerald doesn’t believe the paraphrasing of UO Matters’ Bill Harbaugh accurately represented the situation.

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University professor awarded for work defending the First Amendment

The story of Harbaugh’s public record heroics led to a huge response from the online community and multiple media stories on the lack of access to the laws surrounding public records in Oregon.

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The Week In Thumbs: ‘I Ain’t Yo’ Uncle’ edition

The ups and downs of what is going on around campus, the region and the nation.

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New public records policy discussion sparks controversy at University Senate

University Senate was filled with tension as several hot issues were brought forth for discussion and voting, including the progression of the faculty union, the structure of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, and the new public records fee policy.

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The price of going bowling: The high cost of the Ducks’ Rose Bowl win

The Rose Bowl was a crowning moment in Oregon athletics, but what are the expenses involved in getting to that point?

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SCORE holds forum for students on institutional control of the athletics department

The Student Coalition on Reprioritizing Education hosted a public forum last night on the topic of institutional control of the University’s athletics department and featured a panel of special guests.

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