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UO Provost asks for feedback on tuition increase

University of Oregon Provost Jayanth Banavar sent out an email to the entire UO community asking for feedback on the proposed tuition increase for the 2018-19 academic year. The proposed increase is $6 dollars per credit, or $240 per year, for in-state students and $18 per credit, or $810 per …

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United on the court: International Student Association hosting DUCKS2K16 basketball tournament

DUCKS2K16 is bringing together campus cultural groups to be united on the court. Saturday and Sunday from 11 p.m. to 7 p.m., 17 student groups will be participating in a basketball tournament hosted by the International, Hong Kong and Vietnamese student associations. “The true meaning behind this tournament is to …

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Residence hall water samples contained up to 15 times the EPA-approved lead level

The lead content in select faucets and drinking fountains on campus was over twice the Environmental Protections Agency’s “action level” of 15 parts per billion last spring, according to public records obtained by the Emerald. According to the EPA, water that tests higher than 15 ppb is unsafe for human …

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UOPD Search for New Chief Begins

Finding a permanent solution to the leadership vacancy at the University of Oregon Police Department is finally out of the beta stage. According to Andre Le Duc, assistant vice president of UO’s Risk Management, search committee members tasked with screening UO’s newest police chief candidates met for the first time …

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Campus crime wrap-up week 8: Four cases of illegal drug possession

Here’s a breakdown of week 8’s crime: Drug violations: 4 Trespassing: 4 Theft: 3 Bike theft: 1 Graffiti: 2 A considerable number of crimes occurred on the west side of campus this week, including graffiti and two cases of illegal drug possession. The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded …

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College Democrats of Oregon host winter convention

The College Democrats of Oregon hosted their second annual winter convention on Feb. 28 in the Lokey Education building on the University of Oregon campus to network and interact with elected officials. Students from UO, Pacific University, PSU and OSU were present. The convention began at 11:00 a.m. with Ben …

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Scott Coltrane meets with organizers of sexual assault survivor support rally

Students and faculty protested on Feb. 27 to the University of Oregon’s administration’s response to the lawsuit filed by the survivor of an alleged sexual assault in March of last year. Protestors marched in silence to the Johnson Hall lobby and then chanted until several leaders of the rally were …

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Service employees want one united contract

Students pass by maintenance workers, janitors and other employees every day without noticing. But today, they were very visible. Members of the local 503 Service Employees International Union rallied in front of Johnson Hall on Friday. Classified employees from seven universities around Oregon are currently in a bargaining period with …

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UO Board of Trustees winter meeting preview

The University of Oregon’s Board of Trustees will be on campus next week for its winter meeting. The long meetings have jam packed agendas. Here are the most intriguing items of the winter 2015 session: The public comment section is always interesting. Students and members of the community can sign up …

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Stolen street signs don’t pose a problem when addresses are painted on the curb

You can’t steal a sidewalk. At least that’s what the City of Eugene is hedging its bets on in the West University neighborhood. Students returning to the area after a summer away may have noticed that although certain intersections — hint, hint: 420 — may still be without signs, you’ll …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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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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Study shows online education gaining popularity, appeals to nontraditional student population

According to the 2011 Survey of Online Learning that was conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and the College Board, over 6.1 million students were taking at least one online course during the fall 2010 term, indicating that nearly one-third of all students in higher education are taking at least one online course.

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University growth causes tension in surrounding neighborhoods

As enrollment grows and the University continues to expand, students seeking to live close to campus pack more densely into the surrounding neighborhoods — with far-reaching impacts.

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Combination of incidents creates chaos on Ferry Street

Early on July 24, witnesses reported hearing and seeing police cars and K9 units swarming around the intersection of East 15th Avenue and Ferry Street between the hours of midnight and 2 a.m.

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SEIU rallies in Salem for new budget strategies

Thousands of public employees rally at Capitol to urge legislators to adopt new budget strategies.

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Study shows harmful effects of school bullying on young members of LGBT community

A study conducted by researchers at San Francisco State University’s Family Acceptance Project on 245 LGBT young adults revealed a direct correlation between harassment in schools and long-term physical and mental problems affecting LGBT young adults.

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Osama bin Laden confirmed dead by President Barack Obama

Nearly 10 years after the devastating 9/11 attacks, the mastermind behind the attack, Osama bin Laden, has been confirmed dead by U.S. President Barack Obama.

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