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“Kenny Wheaton’s gonna score”: 20 years later and Wheaton still has Ducks fans’ adoration

It’s been quite the week for Kenny Wheaton. With stops throughout the state of Oregon to sign autographs and take pictures with Ducks fans on the 20th anniversary of the seminal play now referred to as “The Pick,” Wheaton concluded his tour in Eugene on Friday at the campus Duck Store as …

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UO receives $10 million to fund College of Arts and Sciences’ building

The College of Arts and Sciences is $10 million closer to having its own home. The university’s Around the O blog announced the donation from Eugene philanthropists Willie and Don Tykeson on Wednesday afternoon. The college is responsible for 49 of the university’s undergraduate programs and nearly 60 percent of undergraduate degrees every …

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Attempted bike theft turns into chase down 13th Avenue

A student confronted a man who was attempting to steal his bike around 5 p.m. on Oct. 22, just outside Chapman Hall. The student struggled to gain possession of his bike back from the man, but the man took the bike and began riding it down 13th Avenue toward Kincaid Street. A …

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Video: Duck Store Manager's spiritual calling

Jim Williams, manager of the Duck Store for over 30 years, sits down with the Emerald to discuss family expectations, his love for the ducks, and why he has yet to write a resume.

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Arts & Culture

Longtime Duck Store manager, an inspiration to many, set to retire in June

Looking at the general manager of The Duck Store, you would see an unassuming middle-aged man who is well-dressed, of average height and perhaps has a slight grin crossing his face. You may not guess that he served in Vietnam, or that he broke the 50-and-over “Hood to Coast” time record for long-distance running in a team. You may not know that he is nearly an institution himself at the University, has a love affair with fly fishing or that he has mentored many successful people. You may not know any of these things, but all of them are true.

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Arts & Culture

Duck Store's 'Tools of the Trade' art show celebrates 30th year

A Slug Queen, some pastels, portraits and locally made paints, say little of the two floors of featured artists and vendors at the Duck Store’s 30th annual “Tools of the Trade” show Nov. 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Duck Store cashier balances school, work and sorority life

Cashier Hannah Santucci loves her stressful job even with its challenges and her other time commitments.

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Oregon state legislature proposal shows lowering textbook prices is statewide concern

House Bill 3651 proposes to direct the Joint Boards of Education to report on strategies to reduce higher education textbook costs. The analysis made will be provided to the higher education facilities and will be recommended for implementation by the Joint Boards of Education.

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State representative takes on task of lowering textbook costs for students

House bills 2963 and 3651 will look at strategies to reduce the cost of textbooks

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