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EMU referendum postponed by ASUO

ASUO President Ben Eckstein announced today that the upcoming student vote on remodeling and expanding the EMU will be postponed.

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Arts & Culture

Coeur Noir Exhibit Opens in the EMU

The “Coeur Noir” (or “Black Heart”), an exhibit that features the art of Seth Pierce, opened Monday and is on display in the Buzz Gallery at EMU. The exhibit, which will be up until Dec. 5,  showcases the theme of the “art of the macabre,” and highlights some of Pierce’s …

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News

University's Survival Center faces potential loss of space

In the midst of proposed EMU renovation plans the future of the Survival Center, a historic campus space, is unclear.

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Opinion

Editorial: University administration should back out of the EMU vote

Today, we’re saying that if the student vote is not directly determining the fate of the EMU, the administration should stay away from the voting by implying reasons for approving. The voting process was handed to the ASUO for a reason and we should keep it free of meddling at the top.

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News

Sister Helen Prejean advocates against death penalty in EMU lecture

The power to terminate a human existence is a matter not to be taken lightly, according to Sister Helen Prejean, Roman Catholic nun and advocate against the death penalty.

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Opinion

Andersen: It's about time for EMU renovations

The centerpiece of our University has been standing untouched for 41 years, staying stagnant as the world around it continues to grow and evolve. There was a renovation attempt back in 2002 — a firm was hired and plans were laid out, only to flop and fail. Without the support of administrative leaders and the student body, all the work was for nothing. This time around, we have the chance to make a difference.

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NewsPolitics

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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NewsPolitics

University of Oregon VP of Student Affairs holds discussion on EMU referendum

Students and staff members from around campus gathered with Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes Thursday evening to ask questions and express concerns about the upcoming EMU and Student Rec Center referendum.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: EMU referendum an important student decision

The decisions being made about our student union and recreation center are important ones, and they will affect the cost and quality of our education.

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CrimeNews

False fire alarm at the EMU

The fire alarm triggered around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night in the Erb Memorial Union (EMU), prompting DPS officials and the Eugene Fire Department to rush to the University campus to investigate. The alarm caused several University students who were still working in the EMU to temporarily abandon their work. Amid …

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ArchivesNews

Film brings hope, change to Navajo Nation and beyond

The award-winning expose “The Return of Navajo Boy,” a documentary on uranium contamination of the Navajo Nation, was presented at the EMU Thursday night as part of a state-wide tour to broaden public discussion of indigenous rights.

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Arts & CultureFood

Eating fresh in the EMU

The first thing that strikes you while standing in line for the EMU’s Subway is the seamless transition of the sandwich-making process. It’s like a well-oiled machine, with employees smoothly moving to replace each other as they slide from task to task. From bread and cheeses, to toasting, vegetables and dressing, it’s obvious to the waiting audience that this crew has been battle-hardened by the hundreds of students who buy subs on a daily basis.

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Back to the BooksNews

Who's who at the University of Oregon

The University relies on 4,500 faculty and staff to maintain the campus’ daily operations and all, from professors to EMU employees, impact the community in some way. Certain University figures, however, stood out last year as leaders whose initiatives could lead to ample change on campus

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Back to the BooksNews

The EMU: A student's haven for studying, socializing and service

The University’s EMU looms over the center of campus, a symbol of student interaction, service and community. The heart of campus life, this pivotal building offers many diverse opportunities and essential resources to students, ranging from food venues to study space to the student government and advocacy offices. It even houses the office of this publication. Needless to say, the EMU is an essential part of the everyday University experience. But what, exactly, can the EMU offer you?

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NewsPolitics

Robin Holmes takes EMU remodel plan to ASUO Senate

The discussion about remodeling the EMU and Student Recreation Center took a step forward Wednesday, when University Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes attended the ASUO Senate meeting to explain the status of the plan.

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