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Building Legacies: Who was Thomas Condon?

On Sept. 8, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees unanimously voted to take away the name of Dunn Hall after a list of demands by the Black Student Task Force prompted UO President Michael Schill to recommend the renaming of both Dunn and Deady halls. The controversy surrounding the name …

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Tea + math = steps for the Zero Waste program in Deady and Fenton

Not only do math teachers love numbers and fractions, apparently they enjoy tea as well. The Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon hosts a weekly tea and coffee party. “Mathematicians have what’s called a ‘tea’, and it’s three or four days a week, and it’s just for them to get …

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A skeleton and a suicide — the foundation of Deady Hall's construction

As the University of Oregon’s oldest building, the 136-year-old Deady Hall looks more like a towering haunted mansion in comparison to nearby Lillis’ sleek design. And, with a façade like that, it’s only to be expected that it houses at least one haunting tale. Take for example the story of …

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