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Tips for weekend partiers from the Eugene Police Department

The Eugene Police Department sent out tips to host a responsible party for the upcoming weekend. According the release, the Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South university and downtown. EPD said that the closer students get to spring break, problems associated with alcohol tend to …

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Students discuss misconceptions about Social Host Ordinance at Wednesday panel

Seats were far from empty in Columbia 150 when students met to discuss the Ordinance on Unruly Gatherings, commonly known as the Social Host Ordinance, on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The forum was an opportunity to clarify the ordinance’s stipulations and consequences, especially in light of recent arrests related to unruly …

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Arts & CultureBack to the Books

Back to the Books: Like a good neighbor, don’t have 100-person ragers at your house on a Monday night

Duck fans are known for getting rowdy after a home game. Walk down any street in the West University Neighborhood after Oregon routs an opponent and it’s pretty obvious that people love football, sometimes loudly and obnoxiously. When you combine a Duck win with the last weekend of the summer, …

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CrimeNews

Eight arrested at party early Sunday morning

Eugene police officers arrested eight people — including five University of Oregon students — early Sunday morning after responding to a noise complaint on East 18th Avenue between High and Mill Streets. Around 12:22 a.m., the Eugene Police Department — with the aid of an Oregon Liquor Control [email protected]@http://www.oregon.gov/OLCC/pages/[email protected]@ officer …

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Student groups seek to repeal Social Host Ordinance

The Social Host Ordinance, a piece of legislation passed by the Eugene City Council in late January, is being petitioned by ASUO Sen. Lamar Wise and Kevin Cronin, executive director of the Lane County Young Democrats. The two student leaders began gathering signatures this week in hopes of bringing the …

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Crackdown: Eugene’s ordinance on unruly gatherings gives police a sharper axe

With the new social host ordinance taking effect on March 2 and activated beginning April 1, University of Oregon students will feel more pressure to control parties and illicit activities happening at their residence.

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What you might have missed from the ASUO Executive

A look into the first term of the We Are Oregon campaign.

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Opinion

Blrbs: Finals Week, term in review

Here are three of the biggest issues the University community was affected by this fall. Mallard Madness senate funding Well, this has been fun. In case you haven’t been following ASUO politics, here’s a quick rundown of the latest controversy. Essentially, what started as a request from the Executive’s office …

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NewsPolitics

Social host ordinance hearing brings UO students in droves to Eugene council

The Eugene City Council hearing at the Lane County Courthouse had an especially collegiate feel Monday night. Nearly 100 University of Oregon students attended the meeting to voice their concerns about the controversial social host ordinance that cracks down on unruly, alcohol-fueled parties Students who were unable to enter due …

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News

Top news from around Eugene on Nov. 17 and 18

News rules for urban farmers under consideration In recognition of the growing popularity of urban farming in Eugene, the city is considering changing regulation to allow backyard farmers to keep more livestock within city limits. The Register-Guard reports that the variety and number of livestock allowed may be increased. New …

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NewsPolitics

Eugene's proposed Social Host Ordinance for new party rules may have overlooked issues

There has been a lot of talk about the proposed Social Host Ordinance and how it will affect the city of Eugene, especially students. The ordinance deals with “unruly gatherings,” which are defined as “a party or gathering of five or more persons where alcohol is served or consumed” that …

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What would the 'social host' ordinance mean for house parties?

A deeper look into what the social host ordinance actually is and how it would impact students.

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Eugene City Council moves forward with policy to control unruly house parties

The Eugene City Council held a work session for its social host ordinance draft on Wednesday at the Eugene Public Library. The city council passed the motion to move the revised ordinance forward to a public hearing on Nov. 19. The social host ordinance holds those accountable for unruly social …

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Hosts of off-campus parties could face increased penalties due to proposed city policy

City officials plan to pass a new city ordinance that would crack down on off-campus student parties.

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University students react to proposed ordinance to control parties

Proposed harsh fines for excessive partying upset some students.

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