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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks fall to the UCLA Bruins 63-82 in second round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 in Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6 in Pac-12) in their second game of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13. The Ducks and Bruins split the season series 1-1, with the Ducks picking up a …

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CrimeNews

Tips for weekend partiers from the Eugene Police Department

The Eugene Police Department sent out tips to host a responsible party for the upcoming weekend. According the release, the Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South university and downtown. EPD said that the closer students get to spring break, problems associated with alcohol tend to …

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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks beat Oregon State Beavers 88-74 in second round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon men’s basketball team (22-8, 10-8 in Pac-12) take on the Oregon State Beavers (16-14, 8-10 in Pac-12) in their first game of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 12. The Ducks are looking to carry the momentum over from their 64-57 win over …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

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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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Sorority legacies bring mothers and daughters closer

As generations pass, many women spend their college years immersed in the Greek Life experience. Often, those generations are mothers who have daughters who have grown up listening to them tell the enchanting stories of their college years spent with sisters. “Growing up, (my mom) always talked about her sorority …

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UO Stress Less offers a haven for stressed students

As students enter dead and finals week, they also enter a time of high stress levels. To help combat this, the University Health Center, Counseling and Testing Center, Knight Library, PE and Recreation, the ASUO and Active Minds have collaborated to create UO Stress Less. The program will provide a …

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ASUONews

ASUO submits its 2014-15 budget to the UO Administration

On March 7, ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz reviewed and submitted the final 2014-15 Incidental Fee budget for University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson to approve. Should Gottfredson approve, the total budget for the next school year will be $15.24 million, which is right on the 3.5 percent increase that the …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Sigma Alpha Epilson nationally implements new pledging process

Members of UO fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon will have a different tactic for recruitment this term. Effective March 9, 2014, a nationally introduced True Gentleman Experience Initiation Protocol will change the pledging process. This protocol is intended to end the stereotypical duties of a “pledge.” “S.A.E. nationally is putting in …

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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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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks win sixth straight with 85-78 upset win over Arizona State Sun Devils

The Oregon men’s basketball team (20-8, 8-8 in Pac-12) hosts the Arizona State Sun Devils (22-6, 11-5 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on Mar. 4. After getting edged out by the Sun Devils 74-72 last month, the Ducks are looking to get a win at home and keep their …

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The Recyclemania Civil War invigorates greater university sustainabillity

RecycleMania is a recycling competition that began in Ohio in 2001 and has spread throughout the majority of North America. Colleges in all 50 states and even some in Canada participate each year. Currently, 461 colleges and universities are participating in the 2014 RecycleMania Tournament. This program was designed to …

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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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UO conducts research on memory and reaction games’ effects on brain

Memory and reaction games found online are being used daily and are designed to improve your brain in various tasks. University of Oregon psychologists are uncovering their true effects and authenticity. Elliot Berkman, a professor in the department of Psychology and lead author on a publication in the Journal of Neuroscience this …

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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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Photos: Oregon Women’s Basketball — Ducks fall to the Oregon State Beavers 88-80 in 91st Civil War

Oregon hosts the OSU Beavers in the 91st Civil War game at Matthew Knight Arena Saturday Jan. 11. After a disappointing trip to the Bay area last week, the Ducks looked to pick up their first win in the Pac-12, but fell short Saturday night. Oregon State is currently on …

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Opinion

Sullivan: Football players should be held accountable for their actions

Imagine a case of sexual assault. A 9-1-1 call surfaces after a month of the case being in the mainstream news but a year after the survivor first reported the rape. The survivor had already identified the man who had raped her and DNA evidence had proven that he indeed …

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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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President Gottfredson’s contract renewed at OUS Board Meeting

University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson’s contract has been extended one full academic year, following an Oregon State Board of Higher Education meeting this afternoon. As originally drafted, Gottfredson’s contract ensured his employment from Aug. 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015. At today’s meeting, his term was approved for extension …

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Annual university Clery report raises questions about accuracy of sexual assault reporting

The number of reported sexual assaults at the University of Oregon more than doubled in 2012. Why? No one can say for certain. From 2008 to 2011, reports hovered between nine and 13. According to the most recent data released Tuesday by the university in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, …

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UO economics professor files complaint against UO general counsel and lawyers

Last week, University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh filed a complaint with the Oregon State Bar, alleging Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick misled a judge. Gary and Rudnick are partners at the Harrang Long Gary Rudnick law firm, which has been representing the UO administration in recent union …

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UO to ask Oregon State Board of Higher Education for permission to arm UOPD

After years of debate, the University of Oregon has decided to move forward with the decision to arm its campus police officers. As per an announcement released this morning, the UO has submitted a docket item to the Oregon University System, requesting permission from the Oregon State Board of Higher …

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Law SchoolNews

Oregon law firms give advice on how to get hired

In a rough economy, how do students expect to get hired? Local law firms give advice, predictions and words of warning about entering the work force as a recent law school graduate.

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University of Oregon making progress on decreasing greenhouse gases

Several structural changes around campus will help realize that goal.

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Opinion

Bouchat: Checking the slang of the acronym is worth it

Occasionally groups will latch onto an acronym or initialism for reasons beyond its representation of the group. When the acronym brings to mind messages other than that of the group it supposedly represents, it can be easy to take that group less seriously.

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Emerald News Radio – Take Back The Night

Emerald News Radio sat down with Nina Nolen to discuss Take Back The Night.

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