MultimediaVideo

Video: A candlelight vigil for Eric Garner

When a grand jury ruled to not indict NYPD Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the apparent choking of Eric Garner, members of the Eugene community rallied together for a candlelight vigil. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.

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Arts & Culture

15 places your student ID can save you cash

“Broke college student” has undoubtedly become a resonating token phrase in describing the average collegiate. As students, we may struggle financially while facing lingering shopping desires, food cravings or what we presumptuously label as basic human needs (i.e. getting a wax or an oil change). Your piggy bank has likely …

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CityNews

Whoville changes location

According to Kristen Brandt, a Whoville supporter and Occupy Eugene member, the homeless camp Whoville moved from their location on 6th Avenue on Saturday and established a new campsite on Shelton McMurtry blvd after ongoing pressure from the Eugene Police. The camp’s inhabitants have renamed the camp back to its …

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Opinion

Gaffney: Do not judge people by their accent

I’m English. I was born and raised in a suburb of London for a good half of my life and spent the other half living in California. Unfortunately for me, despite the fact that I ideologically associate more with my American “side,” I have carried forth with me a strong British accent. …

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CityNewsPolitics

Students head to downtown Eugene for vigil supporting the family of Michael Brown

The Community Alliance of Lane County organized a vigil at 5 p.m. this evening in the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Oak Street in Eugene. The event was attended in part by members of local social justice organizations and student groups such as …

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Opinion

Thankful to be able to work on Thanksgiving

This year, concern for the amount of people who will be working on Thanksgiving is more prevalent than ever. With the retail hours of Black Friday creeping into Thanksgiving day, we’re beginning to panic about what this means for the future of turkey day. It’s all over the media. Shaming …

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News

What does it take to start your own business? Light Dance can tell you.

Dylan Garrett is only a year and a half out of college, and he wants to bridge the gap that exists between students at the University of Oregon and local businesses. Garrett has accomplished this by creating a close relationship between his own business and the Entrepreneur Club and the …

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Video: UO gardener John Kraft finds beauty in his career

The University of Oregon campus maintenance staff often goes unnoticed for all the hard work they do to keep campus looking beautiful year-round. Gardener John Kraft is one of these people. His love for the environment and appreciation of nature’s beauty has kept him motivated to wake up every day …

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Opinion

Gaffney: Why it's time to retire the quarter system

The quarter system. Yes, the quarter system. Never before have three simple words polarized student bodies to such unfathomable degrees. To be honest, when I initially committed to the University of Oregon, I didn’t even know that it was on the quarter system. In fact, to make it more humilating, …

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Opinion

Gaffney: Why it’s time to retire the quarter system

The quarter system. Yes, the quarter system. Never before have three simple words polarized student bodies to such unfathomable degrees. To be honest, when I initially committed to the University of Oregon, I didn’t even know that it was on the quarter system. In fact, to make it more humilating, …

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AdministrationNews

Junior Helena Schlegel nominated to UO Board of Trustees

Helena Schlegel was sitting in the Buzz Café on Nov. 14 when she got a call from an unknown number. On the other end was Chuck Lillis, chair of the University of Oregon Board of Trustees, informing her that she was nominated to fill the student seat on the board. …

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EventsHealthVideo

Video: Civil War Blood Drive

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four …

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Arts & CultureEventsTheater

Dance in Dialogue delivers a mesmerizing take on modern dance

This Friday and Saturday night (Nov. 21-22), dancers from the University of Oregon and other local companies will perform the final installment of the Dance in Dialogue series, or “D.i.D.” This four-part performance series began in January and culminates this weekend as dancers present works by a wide variety of …

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News

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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Arts & CultureFashion

The good, the rad and the ugly: 5 fashion trends inspired by the ’90s

Trends come and go. We laugh at what we wore ten years ago, and can’t imagine what we will be wearing ten years from now. But one thing’s for sure: trends never really die. Oftentimes, designers draw inspiration from the past, but add a more contemporary twist. For example, brands like …

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