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Filling A Gap: How the AIIB Fits into the Global Financial System

Jin Liqun, Secretary General of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, speaks at the 2013 World Economic Forum. Three years ago, more than 700 million people in India experienced a blackout that lasted more than 10 hours. Power outages of this scale are not just an inconvience; they also disrupt commutes and business activity, adding to [...]

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Dino Koff to succeed Virginia Hazen as financial aid director

On August 1, Dino Koff will become the College’s new financial aid director. He succeeds Virginia Hazen, who will retire this summer after 45 years of at the College, 25 of which were spent as financial aid director.

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UT receiver Daje Johnson drops the ball on new EP

As rap fans count down the days on their Frank Ocean advent calendars and take sides over fleeting feuds, one UT football receiver attempts to prove he drops more bars than passes. It’s true — the new Daje has dropped. Daje Johnson, whom students may know as a wide receiver and punt returner on UT’s [...]

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Duck Season: Glen Ihenacho follows in older brothers’ footsteps to college football

**Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the Emerald’s Duck Season magazine, a preview of the Oregon football team’s upcoming season that is currently available for free at all Duck Store locations in Eugene. We will post each story in the days leading up to the first day of fall practice on Aug. 10. The [...]

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Gas leak causes U-buildings to evacuate for short time

By: Ellen Schmidt Three University of Minnesota East Bank campus buildings were shut down Wednesday morning after construction workers hit a four-inch gas pipe, causing a leak.   read more

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Berkeley’s Police Review Commission talks recommendations on police use of gas, protest tactics

Alvin Wu/File At a Wednesday meeting, Berkeley’s Police Review Commission discussed recommended revisions to policies — including those outlining the use of CS gas and interactions with protesters — as part of a review of police conduct during December’s Black Lives Matter protests in Berkeley. The commission adopted one recommendation as written by Berkeley Police [...]

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Rhode Island begins operating under new budget

The Ocean State began operating under a new state budget July 1, after it was passed unanimously by the Rhode Island House of Representatives and confirmed by all but three state senators. The $8.7 billion budget embraces many of Gov. Gina Raimondo’s suggested steps for improving the state’s economic conditions — under the new budget, [...]

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Wknd Calendar: The 9th annual Whiteaker Block Party celebrates Eugene’s vibrant neighborhood

This Saturday, August 1, Eugene’s G-Spot can be found on the corner of Third Avenue and Van Buren Street. The G-Spot Stage that is — one of 11 different stages that will fill the streets of the Whiteaker neighborhood with live music and dancing at the ninth annual Whiteaker Block Party. Starting at 1 p.m. and continuing until [...]

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Earthquakes, amphetamines, cancer and ice: 5 books about history of science and technology

School supplies are on sale again and it’s time to start planning for education domination. UT students who still have a little time on their hands can read these books to gain a better understanding of their place in science and technology’s history. “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson Bill Bryson is [...]

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Starbucks’ Secret Menu: Cookie Dough Frappuccino

Photo by John Lineberger. Features regular whip with a mocha drizzle rather than the original recipe. In celebration of the first sub-ninety degree day we’ve had this month, I decided to round the week off with Starbucks’ interpretation of an ice cream favorite, cookie dough. “The Cookie Dough Frappuccino” is something I’ve been interested in [...]

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