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Science Pick of the Week: UO undergrad is using social media to create more constructive dialogue about ocean conservation

If she had it her way, Ellie Jones would have started campaigning for ocean life 30 years ago. The only problem: she was not born yet. Jones, a junior marine biology major at the University of Oregon, is the creator and administrator of Everblue, an ocean conservation awareness project. The …

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Campus Instagram account shares the dreams and hopes of students

A variation of the famous photo documentary series Humans of New York, Ducks Change the World has made itself well known on campus over the past year. The Instagram account documents the stories and ambitions of students at the university with a headshot accompanied by a short caption.   Since …

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Social Media reacts to NCAA basketball Tournament ‘Selection Sunday’

After selection Sunday, social media weighs in on their reactions to the 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket.

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Arts & CultureSex & Relationships

UO students find ways to communicate with a secret crush through @UOCrush

Let’s be frank. These days if you want to hook up, there are numerous apps available to help you find a conquest. Click, click then bang. Pun intended. As of late, communication with romantic interests is done almost always through technology. But what if the person you have been secretly …

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With the new year comes new laws that will affect students

Along with the new year comes dozens of laws that have been enacted and are now officially required. Among some of those laws are ones that will affect students now and in the future. Over the last few years, texting and driving have gone hand in hand with each other. …

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Friday’s snowball fight garners international media attention

Video footage that captured students pelting snowballs at former University of Oregon professor Sherwin Simmons last Friday has not only gone viral on popular social media sites such as YouTube and Reddit but has also caught the attention of media outlets around the country. As of Sunday, articles regarding the …

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Of tailgates and selfies: This is how you’re pre-gaming Oregon vs. Nicholls State

The Ducks and the Colonels face off at 1 p.m. today at Autzen Stadium, but the party’s been going all morning. Here are just a few social media reactions from folks jazzed — some more than others — for the Oregon vs. Nicholls State game. [View the story “Pre-gaming Nicholls …

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Social media filled with excitement before UO vs. USC game

[View the story “Campus buzz before UO vs. USC game” on Storify]

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How the University of Oregon became a #NationalBrand

Over the past 15-or-so years, the University of Oregon has transformed from Pacific Northwest push-over to pride of the West coast, but how do you explain the brevity in which UO jumped into the national spotlight and its continued fame?

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Rosenthal: Recruiting process is a dark side of college football

With no regulation, social media turns recruiting process into a Wild West of sorts.

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Arts & Culture

ChinaVine preserves traditional Chinese art, bridges cultural divide through social media

Separated by 5,000 Pacific Ocean miles, United States and China are distanced in terms of proximity and culture. The ChinaVine project works to connect students through social media to bridge the physical and cultural distance between these two different countries.

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