Club Sports

Cody Drees stays close with team after blowing out knee

It was 10 minutes into the second game of the 2013-2014 season and everything seemed normal. The Oregon club hockey team was playing Portland State, a team very familiar to them, and Cody Drees was about to deliver one of many checks issued that night. But that check was when …

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Club Sports

Chris Campbell shakes off the rust and returns to Oregon hockey

By Anne Yilmaz His body was hurting and his grades were suffering. Chris Campbell was tired, but all he needed was a little time. Chris, a junior on the Oregon hockey team, started playing hockey when he was eight, and up until last year, he has never missed a season. …

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Opinion

Susman: Don’t let college pass you by

I’m a dreamer. I spend a disproportionate amount of time thinking about the future and what my life will be like years from now. I act like I’ve got it all together, but I’m secretly just as clueless as the rest of us. Growing up, I always wanted to be …

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News

Medical emergency on 13th and University

Eugene Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to a medical emergency on 13th Avenue and University Street around 1 p.m. today. A woman was sitting on the side of the road talking to emergency medical technicians before being put into an ambulance. EMT’s declined to comment on the emergency.

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News

Campus maintenance teams were busy over the holiday break

At the start of the holiday break, students and faculty filtered off campus, leaving the school grounds bear and classrooms empty. But for Campus Operations staff it’s business as usual. “Even though there are no classes people still use the buildings,” said Linda Wright, custodial services supervisor. “We do spend …

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News

Rally against rising tuition costs, featuring U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, draws a diverse crowd

The first rally against tuition increases of the 2012-13 school year drew a modest but enthusiastic crowd.

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Opinion

Saldana: Why I hate the University of Oregon

Perhaps by the time my kids are college-aged the University will be different and will have reached its full potential. Until then, I’ll just look at my student debt total, shed a single tear, put my feet up and reassure myself it was worth it. Right?

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Opinion

Editorial: Why we should fight to ‘Keep Ken’ at the University

The issue of Ken DeBevoise’s status at the University has been around the figurative water coolers for several years now.

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News

Bringing campus together for University Day

Annual special project includes a bronze relief of the University Duck.

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Opinion

Ocker: How to survive and thrive in online classes

There’s much more to the classes than sleeping in until 11 a.m. They’re not quite the easy A you think they’re going to be, but if you treat them as a regular class, you might have even more success than in a lecture hall.

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Archives

Parness: Lack of sleep could mean nightmares on midterms and tests

Around midterm season there are basically three S’s college students try to balance: study, sleep and a social life. As far as priorities go, sleep is typically the choice that gets placed on the back burner.

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Opinion

This day in University history (April 25, 1966)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. Here’s a glimpse of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a look into what was happening this day in the past.

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ArchivesOpinion

Kopacz: University needs to find a way to manage admission chaos

As many of you may know, the University has seen constant increases in tuition recently. Just last year, the State Board of Higher Education approved a 9 percent increase …

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Opinion

O'Gara: 'The Closing of The American Mind' was an unconventional but interesting best-seller

“The Closing of the American Mind,” published 25 years ago this month, sold half a million hardcover copies and was first on the New York Times best-sellers list through that summer. This success turned the book’s author Allan Bloom, previously a somewhat obscure scholar of Plato and Rousseau at the University of Chicago, into a household name, one that was both revered and reviled.

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Opinion

O’Gara: ‘The Closing of The American Mind’ was an unconventional but interesting best-seller

“The Closing of the American Mind,” published 25 years ago this month, sold half a million hardcover copies and was first on the New York Times best-sellers list through that summer. This success turned the book’s author Allan Bloom, previously a somewhat obscure scholar of Plato and Rousseau at the University of Chicago, into a household name, one that was both revered and reviled.

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Opinion

This day in University history (April 11, 2000)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. Here’s a glimpse of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a look into what was happening this day in the past.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Shasta-cising stereotype is ridiculous

I thoroughly enjoyed Pat Terwilliger’s article titled “Shasta-cising: waste of time or crucial spring tradition?” Since this article is ridiculous, I shall write an equally ridiculous response.

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Archives

Kopacz: Gun ban good for campus

A few months ago, the Oregon Court of Appeals gave permission to students and faculty to carry concealed weapons on campus as long as they have a permit. In October, the University got permission to turn their public safety into fully sworn police officers. With so many whispers about gun safety and possession, it’s time to give a louder voice to these dangerous weapons which should be banned from campus.

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Opinion

Shallot: University to go communist at ASUO's recommendation

Disclaimer: This is a part of our satirical Shallot series. All content is unbelievably fake.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Lighting and patrolling not the solution for Pioneer Cemetery

Regarding Jonathan Bowers’ article: “Making the graveyard safer a no-brainer,” (ODE 2/23/12) I see more lighting and patrolling of the Pioneer Cemetery as a secularist, brutal attack on the sanctity of an ecclesiastically established burial landmark.

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Opinion

Top 10: Spring classes to avoid

Here are a couple of the classes we recommend you to avoid in spring term.

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Opinion

This day in University history: Feb. 29, 2008

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. We thought it would be helpful to try giving you some glimpses of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a lens into what was happening this day in the past.

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Opinion

O’Gara: Phantom phone vibrations have a deeper explanation

How often has this happened to you: You’re sitting around, minding your own business, when suddenly you feel that familiar, comforting tingle that quietly heralds an incoming call or text message, and after you grab your phone you find that no one has called you. You stare contemptuously at your mobile device as its empty screen jeers back at you.

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Opinion

Saldana: Tips, tools for improving personal safety

Regardless of your position on either of those subjects, personal safety and the safety of your stuff is usually pretty high on the list of “things you want to have.” That being said, the actions and generally lack of unpreparedness for ensuring one’s safety are readily visible for the majority of students here in Eugene.

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OpinionUncategorized

Bouchat: Eugene needs Cash Mobs

A new form of creative economic protest is popping around the nation, collectively called “Cash Mobs,” wherein groups of people band together to spend money at a small, local business in one sporadic event. Currently, Cash Mobs are more of an attitude adjustment than a fiscal one.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: A safe, no-brainer decision for the Pioneer Cemetary

Crime has been a big topic lately, and for good reason. The biggest word lately revolves around responsibility of safety and how the city, the University or the state should step up and provide safer areas and better enforcement.

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Opinion

Bowers: Eugene Pioneer Cemetery needs more of University’s attention

Lighting up the paths and putting up fences to protect the graves seems a simple solution on a multitude of levels.

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Opinion

Bowers: Online presence may come back to haunt you

As I watch my friends post their life on Facebook and elsewhere — for example, statements about a class they’re taking or photos of drunken soirees — I wonder if they realize how that information could be used to their detriment at some point.

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Opinion

Saldana: Highlighting, reviewing winter term’s issues

We’re past the term’s halfway point, and I felt it’d be a good time to review the latest updates to issues that are pertinent to both myself and the University community at large.

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