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Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ohio State Buckeyes shut out Ducks 5-0 in second game of tripleheader

After handling the Ohio State Buckeyes 8-2 on Friday, March 7, the Oregon Ducks play the Ohio State Buckeyes again in the second game of the series on Saturday, March 8 at PK Park. On Friday, Tommy Thorpe (2-1) struck out a career-high 10 batters while limiting the Buckeyes to …

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Riding with diabetes doesn’t slow Oregon cyclist Michael Shelver

In middle school Michael Shelver went through a rebellious phase. He stopped caring about his body and started having fun. For Shelver rebellion had a cost, as his fun landed him in the hospital. As a person living with type 1 diabetes, Shelver’s rebellion led to hypoglycemic seizures — which is …

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Subscription shopping redefines what it means to shop retail

A personalized monthly delivery that allows you to discover new items is redefining retail and online shopping. Birchbox, an online subscription shopping website, offers a unique way for shoppers to test and discover new beauty and lifestyle products without ever having to leave their house.   Subscription shopping is a …

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ASUO Senate approves all committee budget proposals

After nearly six hours of deliberation during the ASUO Senate meeting on Wednesday night, the body approved the proposed 2014-2015 budgets from the Departments Finance Committee, Program Finance Committee, Athletics Contracts and Finance Committee and the EMU Board. The budgets were approved and came under the proposed 3.5 percent cap from …

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UO online education looking at expansion possibilities

Wish that 8 a.m. class was available online? That day may come soon. The University of Oregon is currently working on an initiative to facilitate more online courses, certificates and degree developments. About 4,000 students crossed over to the digital classroom by taking at least one of the 60 different …

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Video: The Barn Light brings a little bit of Americana to downtown Eugene

Situated only one mile from campus, downtown is alien to many University of Oregon students. The city center is home to many unique restaurants and a bustling nightlife. Across the street from Ken Kesey square is the Barn Light. This coffee shop and bar is a great hangout for homework …

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Photos: Aer rocks the boat at WOW Hall with guests RDGLDGRN and New Beat Fund

Aer performs its Word of Mouth Tour at the WOW Hall with special guests RDGLDGRN and New Beat Fund on Sunday, March 2, 2014. The band is known for its eclectic mix of rap, reggae, pop and indie rock aesthetics to create its own brand of music. David von Mering …

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UO students help get Eugene at-risk and homeless youth to the ‘Next Gear’

During the Friday afternoon rush, University of Oregon students head out on a 5-mile bicycle ride with Eugene at-risk and homeless youth. Their goal: kicking each other into the “next gear” of community engagement and physical fitness. The Next Gear Bike Club was designed to be a mentorship program with …

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Photos: Oregon women’s basketball — Ducks defeat Arizona Wildcats 90-78 in final home game

The Oregon women’s basketball team (14-14, 5-12 Pac-12) hosts the University of Arizona Wildcats (5-24, 1-17 Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on March 2. After an exciting home win against No. 20 Arizona State University, the Ducks are looking to keep the momentum up for the rest of the regular …

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Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks get edged out by the Cal State Fullerton Titans 3-2

After a disappointing start to the series, the No. 9 Oregon Ducks are looking to bounce back in the second game of the series against the No. 5 Cal State Fullerton Titans on Saturday, Mar. 1 at noon at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. The Titans handed the Ducks their …

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Whoville deadline extended, camp to be closed on April 1

For five moths, the unauthorized homeless campsite, Whoville has survived everything from snow, record low temperatures and an eviction notice from the City Council. Though its latest victory came in the form of an eviction extension through April 1 — with the construction of a third legal homeless campsite in …

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Lane County on winter weather watch

A Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Portland around 5 a.m. this morning warns that Eugene is expected to receive between 4 and 8 inches of snowfall before before 4 a.m. Friday morning. The warning predicts that snowfall, though light in parts of Eugene this morning, is …

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Faculty senate discusses changes to administrative function and reviews Blackboard

Wednesday afternoon’s gathering of some of the university’s faculty and administration members revolved heavily around discussion of impending changes at the University of Oregon, including the possibility of phasing out Blackboard. Deborah Carver, dean of UO libraries, detailed the current review of the Blackboard online education system and explained the …

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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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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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Club tennis coordinators bring newfound chemistry to the teams

Making a roster for a tennis team with both new and experienced players can be challenging, especially when that team has consistently found success and qualified two teams at the 2013 nationals, with one team finishing 32nd in the entire country. However, seniors Taylor Farell and Trevor Zaret, both in …

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Individual has seizure inside Caspian

Eugene Fire and Rescue responded to a call at Caspian restaurant on 13th Avenue between Kincaid and Alder Street around 2:15 p.m. after a customer collapsed from a seizure. The employees made sure he was still breathing by the time emergency medical technicians arrived. “He kinda started collapsing. The (other customers) were …

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Board of Higher Education meets to discuss transition of OUS

The State Board of Higher Education met today, January 10, 2014, to discuss upcoming changes within the Oregon University System when the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and Portland State University adopt a new model of independent governance on July 1. A preliminary report on Shared Services presented by Eastern …

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These winter beers will warm up any dreary day

When you’ve had enough of the winter weather keeping you cooped up inside all day, venture to The Bier Stein, 16 Tons or The Tap and Growler in Eugene, Ore., to try some of these tasty seasonal beers and ciders on tap. They’re sure to warm you up from the …

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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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Wind advisory issued for early weekend

Eugene residents should expect a wet and windy weekend after the National Weather Service issued a wind advisory. Combined with weekend rain and showers, the report predicts winds of 15 to 30 mph, with gusts of 40 to 50 mph. The advisory is set to end on Saturday at 10 …

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Scott Coltrane announced as first candidate for UO provost

According to an email sent by University president Michael Gottfredson to the campus community early Tuesday afternoon, Scott Coltrane is the first candidate to be recognized in the search for a replacement provost. Coltrane has served as interim provost since July 2013 when former provost Jim Bean stepped down from …

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Gottfredson reflects on past year and begins plans for the rest of the academic year

President Michael Gottfredson reached out to University of Oregon faculty and staff in a letter released on Wednesday morning, congratulating them on a “remarkable” 2013 and outlining his plan for the remainder of the academic year. “As we begin a new year and a new academic term, I am impressed by …

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Video: What freshmen should have learned after their first term at the U of O

Here are five things that freshmen at the University of Oregon should have learned during their first term.

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Harvey: Beyoncé’s new self-titled visual album is too raunchy for words

Last month, Beyoncé spontaneously released a new self-titled visual album, in which every song was accompanied by a music video. There were many things that Beyoncé claimed to be inspired by as she was creating this unique album. Beyoncé said that the visual aspect was added as she thinks people are beginning …

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Irene Awino makes heavy sacrifices to pursue an education and help her native Kenya

It’s Sept. 21 and Irene Awino’s eighth day in the U.S. She’s up early and begins her morning with a quick scan of the day’s headlines. The words isolate themselves on the page: Nairobi. Terror attack. Westgate shopping mall. Gunmen. She calls her husband. Somewhere in the 9,230 miles between …

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You can be your own ‘Master Chef’ even on a budget

For those of you who consider yourselves amateur chefs, but often find yourself unable to afford the premium ingredients your favorite recipes call for, don’t fret. Guys, if you want to treat a special lady to a fancy dinner but are broke and don’t know how to cook, skip the …

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Lack of snow keeps ski resorts in Oregon from opening

For several Oregonians, when the wintertime is underway it is time to bring out the snowboard or skis and hit the mountain. This year, however, has been a little different. Due to a lack of snowfall, the Willamette Pass, Hoodoo and several other mountains and ski resorts have yet to …

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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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Andrew Van Asselt uses fashion to fight against human trafficking

A little girl’s rough hands slowly linked with his. He froze. Her touch startled him, woke him and opened his eyes. He stood there still, too scared to glance down at her. Bright red and green lights flash obnoxiously. The smell of old wet trash is in the air. His …

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