Editor’s Picks

GameDay: A change in practice mentality has keyed Dwayne Stanford’s recent success

By on Friday, Oct. 31 at 7:49 am.

After Oregon’s 38-31 road victory over Washington State, wide receiver Dwayne Stanford was upset. The redshirt sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio was held without a catch for the first time this season. After reflecting on the game, Stanford decided he needed to make a change in his practice preparation. “I wasn’t playing as much, so I […]


We’re taking the next step in storytelling

By on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 11:56 am.

Here at the Emerald, we thrive on innovation. Three years ago we introduced our Revolution — which switched us from a 112-year daily tradition to a web-focused newspaper  — to blow up the box that traditional media sat in. In the last two years, Emerald Media Group has launched an events division, a photo booth business, a creative agency […]


Halloween: No tricks this year – just treats

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5:58 pm.

Whether you’re going out this Halloween or staying in and watching scary movies back-to-back, satisfy your sweet tooth with these Halloween-themed finger food deserts. While we all love pumpkin, I’ll state my unpopular opinion that around fall, the excess of pumpkin-flavored food can be a bit of an overkill. That being said, I decided to stay away […]


Album Review: A superfan and first-time listener discuss and review Taylor Swift’s “1989″

By on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 12:57 pm.

What happens when a Taylor Swift devotee and a first-time listener sit down and talk about the new Taylor Swift album? Superfan Mike Mendoza and self-declared T-Swift denier Craig Wright do just that in honor of 1989, Swift’s newest release. Following the conversation is each writer’s review. Craig Wright: Clearly, I’m not a Taylor Swift […]


Starting Up in Eugene: Fertilab Thinkubator

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11:52 am.

Are you an entrepreneur? If you are then you’ve probably heard of Fertilab Thinkubator, a local hub of innovation right here in Lane County, Oregon. If not, you still probably want to check this place out. Started by four local entrepreneurs, Fertilab has helped spark innovation within the Eugene community. This quick video explores Fertilab’s […]


The Bijou Art Cinema, Eugene’s sanctuary for film lovers

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11:26 pm.

Bored of blockbusters? Unsatisfied with movie selections at the local multiplexes? Break out of your comfort zone and head to the Bijou Art Cinema, located at 492 East 13th Avenue. You’ll know when you get there because it’s the only church in town with showtimes on the side. That’s right, it’s a re-purposed church with […]


Here’s your break down of the 2014 ballot measures

By on Monday, Oct. 27 at 1:32 pm.

Measure 86 Oregon Fund for Post Secondary Education If it passes: An amendment to the state constitution would be created to institute a state fund to provide financial aid for students at universities and trade schools. The amendment would allow the state legislature to issue bonds, use general fund dollars and collect private donations for the […]


Acting as the workhorse, Royce Freeman provides what is turning into annual script

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2:20 pm.

Based upon the common discourse from the Oregon coaching staff this week, Royce Freeman, plain and simple, was not supposed to do what he did Saturday night. Following a performance in which Freeman carried the ball 29 times for 169 yards and four touchdowns, the clear question became whether or not the true freshman would continue to sustain […]


Marcus Mariota doesn’t let the moment get too big for him at Levi’s Stadium

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2:25 am.

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was dishing out the standard postgame comments in regard to Marcus Mariota. After watching his team cruise to a 59-41 victory over Cal, Helfrich called his quarterback a “stud” and continued to ramble on about how unique Mariota is to the rest of the college football world. But at the […]


Rapid Reaction: No. 6 Oregon races past California in 59-41 win

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 11:29 pm.

What was a back-and-forth battle in the first half, quickly turned into a dominant performance from the sixth-ranked Ducks in Santa Clara, Calif. Saturday night as Marcus Mariota and co. reeled off 560 yards of total offense in a 59-41 win. Royce Freeman carried the ball 22 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns, while Mariota […]


Rapid Reaction: Oregon and Cal in back-and-forth bout as Ducks lead 38-28

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 9:17 pm.

In a back-and-forth battle, Oregon took a 38-28 lead into the locker room against California at Levi’s Stadium. For the fifth time this season, Oregon trailed to start the game. Cal drove 75 yards on its opening possession, capping it off with backup quarterback Luke Rubenzer scoring on a read-option keeper from 12 yards out. […]


Gameday: Humble yet motivated, Tyrell Crosby plays with something to prove every step of the way

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 4:21 pm.

There is one image that continues to stick in Brian Castro’s mind. One which made him aware that what he was seeing on the football field was not something he, let alone this town, had ever seen come through this area. Sure, the long-time head football coach at Green Valley High School had grown used to […]


Video Gameday — League of Legends fights to become a recognized sport

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:49 pm.

Every Duck can remember where they were in January 2012 when the University of Oregon football team charged onto the field in Pasadena, California and performed for the national spotlight in the annual Rose Bowl. More than 90,000 fans stood and roared, and millions more watched on TV. For many, it seemed like the highest […]


These are six architecture professors’ favorite buildings on campus

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 1:42 pm.

It’s no secret that construction is happening at the University of Oregon. There are cranes, construction sites and designs promising a renovated campus in years to come. Now is the perfect time to step back and look at the beauty of campus before it is transformed. The Emerald asked six professors from the architecture department […]