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University of Oregon Expands! Eugene’s Housing Crisis

In 2016, The University of Oregon announced plans to host the Olympic Trials in 2020 and subsequent championships in 2021. Between the two events, our small riverside city expects an influx of over 80,000 transients: roughly half of the city’s overall population. That same year, the Oregon legislature passed Senate Bill 1533, which authorized Oregon…

Graduate Employees Continue Fight for Fair Contract

One thing has become abundantly clear after 10 months of negotiations for a new contract for UO graduate employees (GEs): The University of Oregon administration simply does not care about graduate employees or other workers on campus. By failing to value graduate employees, who taught 17 percent of lectures, 83 percent of labs, and 93…