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Student public action committee leads campuses nation-wide in pro-Israel activism

Many American citizens probably couldn’t find Israel on a map. Thousands of miles away from the United States, nestled in a turbulent middle east, the Jewish homeland might seem of little importance to the general student population. At the University of Oregon, the student run initiative Quack PAC — a …

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Top news from around Eugene on Nov. 8

Returning vets at the University of Oregon look to program for help Thousands of US veterans are reportedly returning to school, many of whom are returning from war. There’s a new program at the UO directed at student veterans. Its hope is to make their transition easier from becoming soldier …

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Oregon 2012 Election Summary

A brief roundup of the 2012 Oregon election results.

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Art Robinson visits University of Oregon for unannounced campaigning

Republican congressional candidate Art Robinson made an unannounced visit to campus Wednesday, manning his own campaign table in front of the EMU. Coming off of a brief, though grueling stint of multiple speeches a day and radio interviews, the former UC San Diego biochemist just got his voice back. “We’re …

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How a Mitt Romney presidency would affect your sex life

Sarah Moseley winds her way through the exam rooms and administrative offices of Planned Parenthood’s brand new $8.5 million health center on Franklin Boulevard. She makes a stop in the large, welcoming waiting room, noting that since the facility opened in early September they have seen more men than they …

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College.biz: Q&A with Rep. Peter DeFazio on student debt and Internet censorship

Twelve-term Rep. Peter DeFazio sat down with the Emerald to talk about what he’s been doing in Congress to aid college students and net neutrality. What are you going to do for students? I’m a big advocate of making college affordable. The principle role of the federal government has been …

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Video: Oregon Student Association on why students should register to vote

Volunteers with the Vote or Vote campaign and Peter DeFazio @@[email protected]@work to register University of Oregon students to vote before the Oct. 16th deadline.

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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio to register student voters on campus

As part of a statewide push to register student voters, Congressman Peter [email protected]@http://www.defazio.house.gov/@@ will be meeting with students on the University of Oregon campus on Oct. 10. During the event, DeFazio will be meeting with student leaders of the campus vote campaign, after which he will clipboard canvass at the …

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Video: U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio at student debt rally

The University of Oregon community joined together for a Lower Tuition rally October 3rd from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Peter DeFazio, Congressional Representative from the 4th District in Oregon, spoke to raise awareness.

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Rally against rising tuition costs, featuring U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, draws a diverse crowd

The first rally against tuition increases of the 2012-13 school year drew a modest but enthusiastic crowd.

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Top 5: News from around Eugene on Oct. 1

City parking rates rise, new democratic offices open and an 11-year-old girl dies after falling out of a party bus.

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Editorial: Talk to your elected officials or don’t complain about student debt

Students should be talking to elected officials more; we’re in a place where we are directly in the public sphere every day.

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Rep. Peter DeFazio to lecture at Oxford University

Rep. Peter DeFazio will be in England today to lecture on foreign policy and economic fairness at the University of Oxford, following an invite by Oregon law and philosophy professor Cheyney Ryan.

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Observing Oregon: A weekly news roundup

Emerald catches you up with city, state and federal politics from last week.

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Saldana: Students have the strongest say at University

Change seems more probable rather than possible. But there is still one looming question that strikes at the heart of this entire issue: Are we agents of change?

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Rep. Peter DeFazio 'deeply disappointed' in OUS Board's decision to remove President Lariviere

In a statement released on Wednesday, Oregon Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio said he is disappointed in the Oregon University System’s unanimous decision to remove University President Richard Lariviere from office. DeFazio not only comments on the president’s removal, but he also argues that the OUS chancellor’s office should be abolished.

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