CrimeNews

Here’s what happened: The sequence of events leading up to the district attorney’s dismissal of the alleged case against Dotson, Artis and Austin

Editor’s Note: A previous print version of this article incorrectly stated that Altman said that Oregon “felt (Austin’s violation at Providence College) was something of a serious nature.”   January 6, 2014 Brandon Austin transfers to Oregon from Providence College in Rhode Island midway through the basketball season. Austin had …

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New and increasing fees surprise students

For Matt Tofte, the University of Oregon was the right price. When he received his financial aid award letter one year ago, the incoming freshman estimated payment for tuition and fees at $9,258, including $433 in fees per term. Compared to out-of-state schools and combined with the presidential scholarship he …

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Officially delegated — the represenatives sent to bowl games serve as ambassadors for the UO

As the Ducks continue their streak of BCS Bowl appearances over the past few seasons, the University has perpetuated its own tradition of delegating an official party of faculty, administrators and students to represent the University in special service projects and recruitment events centered around the bowl game.

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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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Email bashing EMU referendum claims to be sent out by ASUO

Despite an email being sent out, ASUO representatives deny any involvement.

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Global Scholars Hall to have grand opening Oct. 30

The Global Scholars Hall will celebrate its grand opening this Tuesday.

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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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NewsPolitics

Reactions surface after marketing firm’s contract is terminated

ASUO President Laura Hinman speaks to the termination of RBI Strategies and Research’s contract is terminated.

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Robin Holmes’ email to the OUS Board

Robin Holmes sent this email to the Oregon University System Board and Chancellor on Monday to notify them of the decision to cancel RBI’s contract.

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University drops high-powered marketing firm for EMU referendum

Vice president of student affairs Robin Holmes terminates the marketing firm’s contract.

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NewsPolitics

UO hires PR firm to convince students to vote ‘yes’ on EMU renovation

OUS Board approves creating a $1 line item to act as a place holder for the EMU renovation just in case the university student’s decide to renovate the EMU this time around.

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Opinion

This school year in thumbs

As the year winds down, it’s easy to forget the things that once drove all your discussions just months ago.

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Underage, high-risk drinking prevention methods discussed at town hall meeting

“All of us know that issue of high-risk drinking is a pervasive problem,” Robin Holmes, vice president of student affairs, said. “Our students grew up in a culture which equates the consumption of alcohol with having fun, relaxing and making social situations complete. Unfortunately, high-risk alcohol use can produce serious outcomes.”

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University hires new vice president for equity and inclusion

In an email address to the campus community earlier today, interim University President Robert Berdahl announced the appointment of Yvette Alex-Assensoh, who will serve as the University’s new vice president for equity and inclusion.

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Opinion

Editorial: Predicting the issues of Winter Term

The term starts today but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to bring up the issues that will guide it — especially considering this term’s topics are already set up.

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Opinion

Editorial: Emerald recommends affirmative vote on EMU referendum

Starting this morning and ending Thursday evening, the vote that went through the gauntlet just to get here is finally happening. And, if we may ignore all of the politics that surrounded the postponement for a moment, the Emerald will recommend students to approve this referendum. The cost is too great and the potential is too high to ignore the possibilities of what a new EMU could bring.

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UO Truth Coalition asks Robin Holmes to freeze transition

Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes met with members of the UO Truth Coalition Monday afternoon to go over the group’s demand that the University administration freeze any transitions from Office of Multicultural Academic Success to Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence.

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Opinion

Andersen: Senate meeting going in the right direction

If we don’t step up and keep our voice in the mix of the decisions, the University will swallow us. The separation between the University and its students seems to be forever expanding. We can grab the last handhold and pull ourselves up to relevance again.

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Opinion

Saldana: Regardless of outcome, postponement was inappropriate

I’m obviously not suggesting that Robin Holmes, Student Affairs or the State Board are evil, and I am certainly not saying that our Executive is righteous. But rather we should pay attention to what methods our leaders are using to carry out their agenda.

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UO Truth Coalition and Robin Holmes Agree on Demands

Students with the UO Truth Coalition and Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes agreed in a meeting Friday afternoon to set up a student advisory board that would work with administration in the transition of OMAS to CMAE. The UO Truth Coalition would like to see a board of …

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NewsPolitics

Agreement reinstates referendum for week 10 of fall term

ASUO President Ben Eckstein signed a completed memorandum of understanding Friday afternoon with Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes that, among other decisions, guarantees a student referendum on the EMU and Student Recreation Center renovations during week 10 of fall term.

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ArchivesNewsPolitics

Senate, Executive, others craft new EMU memorandum

In an marathon meeting that ran almost 10 hours and left attendees exhausted and, at times, exasperated, the Senate and Executive, along with members of the EMU Board and other concerned students drafted a revised memorandum of understanding regarding the EMU Renovation.

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Senate, Executive agree to new terms for EMU Referendum

The ASUO Senate and Executive, working with members of the EMU Board and other interested parties, completed a new draft memorandum of understanding on the EMU Renovation project.

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ASUO Senate, community hold discussion of EMU issues

The ASUO Senate sat before a packed house to address the ongoing issue of the EMU Renovation, the referendum on it and ASUO President Ben Eckstein’s decision to postpone it.

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Photos and audio: University holds public forum on changes to OMAS, students express their frustrations

On Thursday, a public forum regarding the future of the Office of Multicultural Academic Success (OMAS) was held in the EMU Fir Room. OMAS’ pending change to the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) caused frustration among many students who use its resources.

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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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Opinion

Shallot: Remodeled EMU to feature a new District location

Vice President for Student Affairs Robin Holmes announced Tuesday that the remodeled EMU would feature an unprecedented move for student union buildings: a tandem dance-club and bar.

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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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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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