HousingNews

A brand new Bean, renovations worth the construction disruption

The University of Oregon Housing, Residence Life and Facilities Departments held a town hall for Bean East residents on Thursday in response to resident concerns with disruptions caused by the Bean West construction. Bean West renovations started the summer of this year and will continue through late fall of 2018. …

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News

UO sees its responsibility of helping students in off-campus housing

When the smell of smoke drifted into her apartment, Haley Hash knew that she needed to react quickly. An overloaded electrical outlet sparked and caught fire in an apartment at the Campus Twins — a Von Klein-managed property on East 14th Avenue. That apartment was just two rooms down from where Hash, a …

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Back to the BooksHousing

Back to the Books: Welcome to the best years of your life

I’ve been to a sorority house on three occasions, and each was accompanied by copious amounts of pie and a serenade by On the Rocks. I’ve never lived in the residence halls. And I’ve certainly never experienced what it’s like to share a house with five other guys. Sure, we …

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News

Students donate 5,000 pounds of food with their extra meal points

University Housing meal point drive provides more than 5,000 pounds of food each term for FOOD for Lane County.

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CrimeNews

Oregon State Board of Higher Education approves new firearms policy

The Oregon State Board of Higher Education approved a new policy that prohibits the possession of firearms on any University-owned or -controlled property by students, employees, contractors or vendors. This also applies to people who are attending ticketed events and renting or leasing University-owned or -controlled property. The policy, which …

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News

American Heart Month notes sodium overconsumption among students

A study found that about 90 percent of Americans eat more than the recommended 2,300 milligrams of sodium in a day.

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News

University takes steps to address student depression

A 2010 study from the American Psychological Association estimated that 41 percent of students had moderate to severe depression in 2010 — an increase from 34 percent in 2000.

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Arts & Culture

Halloween events on campus

Halloween Weekend is upon us. If you need a fun place to kick it, don’t immediately head off campus. There are plenty of fun events on campus from now until Oct. 31 that are free for students to attend.

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News

'Do It In The Dark' event brings environmental awareness to residence halls

University Housing, along with the efforts of the office of sustainability and student sustainability center, are hosting the second-annual “Do It In The Dark” sustainability competition, a three-week event between all eight residence halls across campus.

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Opinion

Andersen: New residence hall just isn't enough

Both Bean and Hamilton are crumbling more and more each day and it’s only a matter of time before they fall apart like a house of cards. So what happens when the two most inhabited dorms, which lay claim to nearly half of the residence halls’ capacity, sink into the ground?

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