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In historic unopposed election, Amy Schenk is elected 2017-18 ASUO president

On Thursday evening, Amy Schenk was elected to serve as 2017-18 ASUO president, with her unopposed campaign members winning all positions on the student government’s senate and executive, excluding one position because of a ballot error. “I cannot be thankful enough for the amount of support I got from students, …

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Video: Ducks Before and After the Election Results

  The University of Oregon is a historically left-wing campus. On November 8th, 2016 the Emerald set out to stir up a conversation on the importance of voting and this year’s nominees. Ranging from voters and non-voters to students unable to vote, here is the student commentary on the election, just …

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Video: University of Oregon Students protest the election

After the election results had all been tallied and students awoke to find their new President-Elect was Donald Trump many had strong feelings. The election process itself had been contentious and sometimes cruel and many students now have fears for the future. This is some of their stories and footage …

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UO refuses to sell fossil fuel stocks, ignoring student vote

Even before University of Oregon students voted for the university to divest from fossil fuel investments, the UO Foundation had rejected the resolution. “Thank you for the input, but we will not be divesting,” Paul Weinhold, the president and CEO of the UO Foundation, told The Register-Guard ahead of the April vote. The UO Foundation is …

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Technology: Notable news on Nov. 5 – Nov. 9

The Navy SEALs who consulted with “Medal of Honor: Warfighter” developers Danger Close Games are now under investigation for the information they may have spilled, according to Rueters. Though it is not clear what, if any, military secrets made it into the game, all seven members have been reprimanded and …

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Video: What's the most important issue to you this election?

Students share the most important issues concerning them in the upcoming presidential election. Featuring: Dominic Carrillo, Taylor Thompson, Nikkole Mampe, Saleh Kahuzayyim, Jesse Schwarz, Riley Stevenson, David Dinh, Jessica Rojas, Chad Giffin Gates, Erin Berkey, Scarlett Sanudo, Ben Letaw, Maddie Mesplay, and Warren Degenhardt.

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Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy announces bid for third term

In a surprising move, Piercy announced three weeks ago she will look to extend her run to a nearly unprecedented third term this November. If Piercy were to be re-elected yet again, she would be the first to win a third term since Edwin Earl Cone, mayor from 1958-1968.

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University of Oregon student votes to determine future of EMU

From Nov. 14 through Nov. 17 students will have the option to vote on whether they are willing to make a financial commitment to the expansion and renovation of the EMU and Student Recreation Center.

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