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Review: Dip It provides students with customizable frozen treats

The Spring term sun is here, which means lounging on one of the many campus lawns is suddenly the fashionable thing to do. And what better way to enjoy the springtime heat than with a refreshing ice cream treat. While Prince Pucklers is the established location when it comes to …

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Arts & CultureProfile

UO Alum Daniela Cárdenas-Riumalló displays art installation ‘Interno’ at the EMU

Daniela Cárdenas-Riumalló has always had a creative spirit. Surrounded by artistic minds — her grandmother was a painter, her dad a classical Latin musician, her mom a contemporary dancer — she said she could feel something inside her pushing her towards art. “I never felt like it was an obligation …

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Photos: Otis Day and the Knights concert

Otis Day and the Knights performed in the EMU Ballroom earlier today during the University of Oregon’s homecoming festivities.

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The EMU bucket list: Get your Buzz beers, stand-up comedy and orange chicken

At the end of this term, the EMU will stop food services and the Buzz, Union Market and the Fishbowl Cafe will be gone forever. Here are some things to add to your bucket list before it closes forever.

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Watch ‘Animal House’ and check out how little the EMU Fishbowl has changed over the years

The EMU Fishbowl was the site of the infamous food fight scene from 1978’s Animal House. Not much has changed since then.

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News

Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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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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Active Minds fights to print resource numbers on the back of ID cards

Tired of pulling up the Google browser every time you need to phone Safe Ride? UO Active Minds is working on a campaign to get campus resource numbers printed on the back of student ID cards. Active Minds President Juan Rivera said the group is surveying students to see which …

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ASUO submits its 2014-15 budget to the UO Administration

On March 7, ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz reviewed and submitted the final 2014-15 Incidental Fee budget for University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson to approve. Should Gottfredson approve, the total budget for the next school year will be $15.24 million, which is right on the 3.5 percent increase that the …

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ASUONews

ASUO Women’s Center provides more than just resources for students

Though the room is crowded with busily working coordinators and assistants answering calls and checking emails, there remains a welcoming atmosphere. By striving to provide a support system for students on campus, volunteers and coordinators at the ASUO Womens Center hope to be more than just a utility for students, …

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Opinion

DeFazio to participate on trade panel today at UO

Congressman Peter DeFazio will be among a panel of experts speaking about the Fast Track Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership trade legislation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Fir Room of the Erb Memorial Union. Currently in the process of international negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is an expansion of the …

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Video: Ducks reveal their sexy secrets

Matt Ehrlich has his way with people. Watch as UO students put out their sultry sex stories. Follow Will Cuddy on Twitter @cuddycancutit

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ASUO prepares for the new term

Even with fall out of the way, the ASUO is going to experience sweeping changes coming into the new year. For the winter term, the executive branch of the ASUO will be staying busy with ensuring that the two new programs it’s launching in the winter run as smooth as possible. …

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First steps toward the EMU renovation begin during winter term

With blueprints and sledgehammers in hand, construction workers have begun the long process of renovating the Erb Memorial Union, which is expected to be completed by June 2016, according to the EMU website. “Right now we’re going into the first phase of the renovation process,” said ASUO Senator and EMU …

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A look at the business of Ducks After Dark

It is Thursday night at eight and hundreds of people are filing into PLC while the smell of pizza wafts out the windows. This isn’t a class or a guest lecturer. These people aren’t a part of a specific group or club. Instead, they are gathering to watch “The Big …

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EMU open late during Dead and Finals weeks

Need a place to study? The EMU will be open until 3 a.m. during dead and finals week.

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A brief history of the EMU referendum

For nearly two years, the EMU referendum has been a huge topic of discussion. While most people agree the building is in need of a face lift, the process to get there was fraught with bumps in the road. Friday afternoon marked the historic passing of a referendum that every person on campus has a stake in.

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Take Back the Tap encourages University to follow EMU in going bottled water free

Since August of 2011, something has been missing from the EMU: bottled water. While people can still purchase Smart Water in the Union Market and Aquafina from the vending machines, the rest of the building is strictly bottled water free. And while there have been a few complaints, usually from …

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Sister Helen Prejean shares her experience-based perspective of the death penalty with UO

Sister Helen Prejean’s​ third speech at the University of Oregon, “Envisioning a More Compassionate America,” took place in the EMU Thursday evening.

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EMU to test late night hours for students Oct. 24 and 25

Tonight and tomorrow, the EMU will be open until 3 a.m. It is directed at helping students find a place to study when the library is full. This will be a trial run for the ASUO’s Late Night Access project, which aims to make on-campus study spaces more available to …

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EMU open late during Finals Week this fall

Finding a place to study during finals week just got easier thanks to a motion passed by the EMU House Committee.

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EMU renovation on hold in effort to reduce cost to students

Dilapidated. That’s the word you hear the most. Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes calls it “The heart and hub of campus.”

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ASUO to hold open house

ASUO will unveil its newly renovated offices and new staff.

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Next step toward EMU renovation to be decided tomorrow morning

University President Michael [email protected]@[email protected]@ may decide tomorrow morning whether the University will continue its campaign to renovate and expand the EMU

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Alleged trespasser arrested outside EMU

A man who the Department of Public Safety says is a trespasser with an outstanding warrant was arrested by DPS outside of the EMU today at 11:15 p.m.

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Social media reaction to tuition protest

Students protest 6.1 percent tuition hike in the EMU Amphitheater and Johnson Hall Wednesday afternoon.

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Video: Students march to Johnson Hall, protest tuition increase

Students marched to Johnson Hall to protest tuition increases and speak with Robert Berdahl. Due to technical difficulties, some recordings are solely audio. Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream

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University students set up station to see Venus traverse the Sun

Physics students set up telescope for campus community to view Venus traverse the Sun.

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Video: Zion I play free show to a sweaty crowd

Zion I played a free show sponsored by the Cultural Forum at the EMU Ballroom to a crowd of sweaty and smelly students. Find their music here.

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Arts & CultureMusic

Zion I takes over the EMU, courtesy of the Cultural Forum

On Wednesday night, the Cultural Forum put together a memorable evening that featured a rowdy performance from Zion I and Lyrics Born.

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