Author Archives: Michael Arellano

Michael Arellano is a senior transfer student from Arizona State, where he spent 2 years as a photographer for the ASU State Press. A Portland native, he enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors either onboard a Ducati or on foot with his dog, Buddy. Connect with him by email.


Photos: Emerald photographers explore North America during spring break

By on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 1:03 am.

Over spring break, several Emerald photographers traveled across North America and documented their travels. Photographers Michael Arellano and Michael Shaw embarked on an ambitious, nine-day road trip totaling nearly 3,000 miles that began in Eugene, Ore. After spending two nights in Olympic National Park in Washington, the pair crossed into Canada and spent a night […]


Photos: Oregon women’s basketball — Ducks dominate Pacific Tigers 90-63 in WNIT opener

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 10:03 pm.

The Oregon Ducks women’s basketball team opens the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) on Thursday, March 20 against the Pacific Tigers at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks (15-15) and Tigers (18-12) tip at 7 p.m. This is Oregon’s sixth trip to the WNIT, and the Ducks are the top scoring team in the nation averaging […]


Photos: Dom Kennedy and Skeme headline rap concert at the WOW Hall

By on Tuesday, Mar. 18 at 1:39 pm.

Los Angeles rapper Dom Kennedy brings his “Get Home Safely” tour to the WOW Hall in Eugene, Ore., on March 17 with guests Skeme, Niko G4 and Ashland-based rapper Low. Kennedy’s 30-date tour features Skeme as the opening performer, and his “Get Home Safely” LP is the second studio album from Kennedy, released on Oct. […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks clinch series against USC Trojans with 7-2 victory

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 1:21 pm.

The Oregon Ducks (12-4) play their third conference game of the season against the University of Southern California Trojans (9-6) at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Sunday, March 16, 2014. After dropping the first game of the series 3-2 Friday evening, and rebounding with a 7-2 win Saturday afternoon, the Ducks look to clinch […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks rebound against USC Trojans 7-2 in second game of three-game series

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 9:40 am.

The Ducks play their second conference game of the season against the University of Southern California Trojans at PK Park in Eugene, Ore., on Saturday, March 15, 2014. After dropping the first game of the series 3-2 Friday evening, the Ducks are looking to avoid a two-game slide. Next, the Ducks will play the final […]


Photos: Oregon lacrosse — Ducks drop home opener to Connecticut Huskies 10-8

By on Saturday, Mar. 15 at 11:23 am.

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team (2-2) takes on the Connecticut Huskies (2-4) as it hosts its 10th home opener at Papé Field on March 14, 2014. The Huskies struggled through a three game losing streak before getting an overtime win against James Madison in their last outing on March 9. The Ducks return home after […]


Photos: T-Pain heats up a sellout crowd at Studio 44

By on Friday, Mar. 14 at 10:46 am.

Rapper T-Pain performs at Studio 44 in Eugene, Ore., on March 14 as part of his “I Am T-Pain Tour.” Fans who had secured $100 meet-and-greet tickets for the evening were treated to VIP introductions for the artist, who signed memorabilia before his performance. The sellout crowd packed the 1,000-person capacity of the venue, with […]


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

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 9:41 am.

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 chances of making the NCAA […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks handle Seattle University Redhawks 10-2 in Game One of doubleheader

By on Tuesday, Mar. 4 at 7:21 pm.

Due to poor forecasted weather for Wednesday, the Oregon Ducks’ (8-3) Wednesday game turned into a Tuesday doubleheader against the Seattle University Redhawks (5-6). The Ducks are coming off three losses to Cal State Fullerton over the weekend, and now come in at No. 14 on the Baseball America top 25. Oregon is expected to […]


Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks down rival Washington State Cougars 67-53

By on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5:55 pm.

The Oregon men’s basketball team (16-8, 4-8 in Pac-12) hosts the Washington State Cougars (9-17, 2-12 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on Feb. 23. Oregon enters the game leading the Pac-12 in scoring (83.5 ppt) but is playing without sophomore guard Damyean Dotson, who was cited by Eugene Police for using a false identification […]


Photos: Harlem Globetrotters bring down the house at Matthew Knight Arena

By on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1:45 pm.

Founded in 1929, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that face off against the World All-Stars. The Globetrotters have played more than 20,000 exhibition games in 120 countries and their mascot is appropriately named “Globie.” Unique rules such as “four point” spots on the court and the team’s recent decision to allow […]


Photos: Oregon mens basketball — Ducks handle Huskies 78-71 in Dana Altmans’ 500th career win

By on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 5:01 pm.

The Oregon men’s basketball team (16-8, 4-8 in Pac-12) hosts the University of Washington Huskies (14-12, 6-7 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on Feb. 19. After a 93-83 win against the Oregon State Beavers on Feb. 16, the Ducks are hoping to continue the momentum with tournament season right around the corner. The Ducks […]


Photos: Oregon Women’s Basketball – Oregon Ducks defeated by UCLA Bruins in 103-83 loss

By on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4:38 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team (13-11, 4-9 in Pac-12) hosts the University of California Los Angeles Bruins (11-14, 5-8 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on Feb. 17. After a 78-88 loss to the University of Southern California Trojans on Feb. 14, the Ducks look to send the Bruins home with another Pac-12 loss this […]


Photos: Oregon women’s basketball – Oregon Ducks fall to USC Trojans 88-78

By on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 3:38 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team (13-10, 4-8 in Pac-12) hosts the University of Southern California Trojans (15-9, 8-4 in Pac-12) on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 at Matthew Knight Arena. Coming off a 81-75 loss to the Colorado Buffaloes on Monday, the Ducks are looking to bounce back in the Pac-12 before the Pac-12 tournament that […]


Photos: Oregon women’s basketball – Colorado Buffaloes narrowly defeat Oregon Ducks 81-75

By on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8:19 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team (13-9, 4-7 in Pac-12) hosts the University of Colorado Buffaloes (13-9, 3-8 in Pac-12) Monday, Feb. 10 at Matthew Knight Arena. The game was supposed to be held on Sunday, Feb. 9, but due to the snow and inclement weather the game was rescheduled. Coming off a 93-71 win against […]


Photos: MMA fight night at the Roseland Theater in Portland

By on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1:05 pm.

Portland’s Roseland Theater hosts The Rumble at the Roseland 76, the Full Contact Fighting Federation’s (FCFF) amateur MMA fight night. The evening includes five FCFF Championship fights and one Superfight. The FCFF is bringing back undefeated Heavyweight Champion Tyree Fortune, 155-pound Lightweight Champion Bryan Nuro, as well as a women’s 115-pound fight. The Superfight is […]


Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks drop fourth straight 80-72 against Oregon State Beavers in 340th Civil War

By on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 10:25 pm.

Coming off a 82-80 home loss to the Stanford Cardinal on Jan. 9 and mired in a three-game losing streak, the Ducks are looking to rebound in their matchup against the Oregon State Beavers in Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Both the Ducks (13-3, 1-3 Pac-12) and Beavers (9-7, 1-3 in Pac-12) have struggled in […]


Photos: Oregon men’s tennis — No. 52 Ducks sweep PSU Vikings, 7-0

By on Friday, Jan. 17 at 9:02 pm.

Coming off a 16-8 finish from the 2013 season, the Ducks opened their 2014 season with a doubleheader against the PSU Vikings and Eastern Washington Eagles in the Student Tennis Center in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, Jan. 17. The Ducks opened last season against the Vikings, beating them 7-0 in Eugene. Three of the Ducks’ […]


Photos: Oregon football — 101 best images from the 2013 Ducks football season

By on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 3:23 am.

From a 59-10 rout of the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville to a thrilling 45-24 win over the Huskies in Seattle, to a pair of heartbreaking upset losses on the road against the Cardinal in Palo Alto and the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson, the Emerald’s staff photographers were on hand for every game throughout the season. […]