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Taylor’s owner requests hearing that may determine future of bar

Ramzy Hattar, the owner of Taylor’s Bar and Grill, has requested a hearing with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) that will determine the fate of his bar following the commission’s recommendation to revoke the bar’s liquor license. The recommendation comes after the commission found 29 serious incidents that occured …

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Uber and Lyft take to the streets of Eugene and Springfield

As students return to the University of Oregon for fall term, they will find new transportation options for traveling to the airport, football games, bars and anywhere else in Eugene and Springfield. Both popular ride-hail services Uber and Lyft began operating in the two cities this week. Lyft kicked off …

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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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Video: Tereso Cobian draws comics

If you’ve ever wanted to see Spiderman smoke a bong and flip off the Green Goblin, then “Private Posse” just might be the comic book for you. Former UO student Tereso Cobian has spent that last few years writing and illustrating his own comic book currently on sale at The …

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Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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Dutch Bros Coffee gives back to the community through UO Greek philanthropies

At Gamma Phi Beta’s Crescent Classic, sorority sisters handed out stacks of all-you-can-eat pancakes and attendees washed them down with Dutch Bros Rebels. Dutch Bros employees happily passed around free beverages while dancing to music Gamma Phi Beta blared. The sorority didn’t have to pay Dutch Bros for any of the drinks. Anyone familiar …

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SASS cuts back on hours due to shortage of employees

The Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County, a confidential advocacy and outreach center for survivors of sexual violence, are having to cut back their face time with survivors at the University of Oregon. Due to two employees quitting recently, the remaining six employees have had to cut back their hours …

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Video: Ducks reveal their sexy secrets

Matt Ehrlich has his way with people. Watch as UO students put out their sultry sex stories. Follow Will Cuddy on Twitter @cuddycancutit

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Student jobs on campus plan to expand and look for additional employees

As the University of Oregon continues to grow in both population and programs, it will rely heavily on its student infrastructure. According to UO Human Resource Data and Compliance Coordinator Kerry Davis, that means more student jobs. About 3,600 students worked on campus in 2012 — an increase from the …

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Student clubs must wait to get recognized as official ASUO groups

Have an idea to start up a new club on campus? While the application may be quick and simple, the process to get officially ASUO recognized could leave you waiting in the cold. To become officially recognized, programs must meet twice each month for no less than six months. They …

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Intramural sports get started again for winter term

Interested in participating in an intramural sport this winter? All skill levels are welcomed to sign up for intramural sports through the University of Oregon Student Recreation Center as an individual player or gather up some friends and make a team. Leagues in basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey or climbing make …

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13th Avenue business slows during breaks

As students head home to spend the holidays with their loved ones, putting school out of their mind, local businesses on 13th Ave. must continue to meet sale goals. This can prove to be relatively difficult due to the fact that most of their clientele are students who tend to go …

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Video: What's the most important issue to you this election?

Students share the most important issues concerning them in the upcoming presidential election. Featuring: Dominic Carrillo, Taylor Thompson, Nikkole Mampe, Saleh Kahuzayyim, Jesse Schwarz, Riley Stevenson, David Dinh, Jessica Rojas, Chad Giffin Gates, Erin Berkey, Scarlett Sanudo, Ben Letaw, Maddie Mesplay, and Warren Degenhardt.

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Video: University physics students share knowledge at Oregon Country Fair

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObiMijMA9_w&w=970&h=546] University of Oregon physics students share their knowledge with kids and adults at the Oregon Country Fair. The booth, located in Energy Park, demonstrates solar power and the wide spectrum of light.

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Hookah smoke more deadly than cigarette smoke, study shows

Another study found the communal smoking experience to be strongly associated with fraternities and sororities.

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School of journalism experiences problems with equipment checkout

Journalism majors at the University have encountered problems this term with checking out equipment from the School of Journalism and Communication.

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