Editor’s Picks

Oregon’s Laura Roesler wins 2014 Bowerman Award

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7:35 pm.

Oregon track and field star Laura Roesler was awarded The 2014 Bowerman trophy Wednesday evening, an honor given to the nation’s top male and female collegiate track athletes. The male recipient of the award was Texas A&M’s Deondre Lendore. The Bowerman trophy is the highest honor an individual can receive in collegiate track and field. Named […]

What is Miley wearing now? Meet the brains behind her style evolution

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 1:41 pm.

Simone Harouche is probably a name you’ve never heard — but whether you’re aware of it or not, you are probably very familiar with her work. Harouche is a celebrity stylist who has had clients by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Richie and Miley Cyrus. Remember Miley’s vevo-record breaking, coming-of-age debut Wrecking Ball? Harouche came up […]

Marcus Mariota awarded as 2014 Heisman Trophy winner

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:47 pm.

It finally can be branded. On Saturday night at the Best Buy Theater in New York City, Marcus Mariota received the 2014 Heisman Trophy to become the first player from the University of Oregon to win the award. He also became the first recipient from the state of Hawaii and the first individual of Polynesian descent to achieve the honor. His […]

A college student’s budget-friendly holiday gift guide

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 3:34 pm.

A College Budget Friendly Holiday Gift Guide  Remember when creating your christmas list was nothing short of a fine piece of art? Truly, a labor of love that required days of research, countless hours of preparation, brainstorming, proof reading, editing and finalizing before you turned it into mom, dad or Santa Claus. On that list […]

Here are several of your favorite Christmas TV sketches, all in one place

By on Friday, Dec. 12 at 1:20 pm.

Fall term has come to a close, and it is finally the time to immerse yourself in winter break and all its glory. From binging on your favorite Christmas movies, to making endless holiday playlists on Spotify, Buddy the Elf’s got nothing on you. You’re feeling festive. Remember those old Christmas skits on TV that you used to watch? […]

Check out these upcoming concerts: Portland’s 94.7 December to Remember 2014

By on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11:45 pm.

Music lovers, this holiday break will be a good one to spend in Portland. 94.7 KNRK, an alternative music radio station, is hosting their annual concert series aptly titled “December to Remember.” The favored alternative and indie music radio station in Portland prides itself on playing an eclectic mix of popular alternative music from the […]

College Football Playoff: A case for the National Championship

By on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 2:43 pm.

With the College Football Playoff, a lot of excitement is expected to ensue on New Year’s Day. The Emerald reached out to the student newspapers from Alabama, Florida State and Ohio State asking for the case as to why their respective university will win the National Championship. The Case for Oregon By Justin Wise, Emerald […]

Ten last-minute holiday baking ideas for your next party (that are actually easy)

By on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 pm.

Holiday parties give everyone an excuse to dress up, exchange gifts and most importantly, eat and drink ’til their stomachs are nearly doubled in size. Those brave enough to host a party at the busiest time of year take a lot into their hands, and will appreciate any extra food the guests bring — especially homemade desserts. But we […]

GTFF and UO settle contract, strike ends

By on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 am.

The University of Oregon and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation have reached a tentative agreement after eight days of striking in regard to higher wages and paid leave. The agreement includes 5 percent raises to the minimum wages retroactive for this year and 5 percent raises for next year as well. The agreement also includes […]

UO SOJC loses instructor Mark Lewis

By on Monday, Dec. 8 at 8:52 pm.

Mark Lewis, a journalism instructor at the University of Oregon, died on Sunday night. Lewis spent over 40 years in the entertainment industry. He won two Emmy Awards for his show, Word Pictures for WTTW that was filmed in Chicago and Lewis’s performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Lewis taught presentation skills at the University of Oregon. […]

“Ready for Hillary” bus gets mixed reactions on campus

By on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 5:36 pm.

Hillary Clinton hasn’t declared whether or not she’s running for president in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped political action committees from campaigning on her behalf or detractors from making their voices heard. The Ready for Hillary campaign visited the University of Oregon campus Sunday afternoon bringing with it a cavalcade of supporters and opponents. Several students […]