Editor’s Picks

Video: DeFazio and Robinson on the Issues

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 11:54 am.

Emerald editor Bayley Sandy sat down with Congressman Peter DeFazio and Republican Nominee Art Robinson, the two candidates for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District, earlier this week to discuss issues ranging from the legalization of marijuana to creating jobs for Oregonians. The two are vying for the  4th Congressional District, which encompasses Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg and Corvallis. Tuesday, Nov. […]


As Fraternity and Sorority Life reaches record numbers, UO works to keep members safe

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 2:15 pm.

Young women held the envelopes that could change the rest of their college experiences in their hands. Colorful outfits and costumes surrounded them and loud cheers were heard from all directions as current sorority members chanted their letters. Pride filled the EMU amphitheater to the brim. This scene takes place each year on Bid Day, […]


Behind Royce Freeman’s four touchdowns, Oregon cruises to 45-20 win over Washington

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10:57 pm.

It appears that the improved work from the offensive line last week in Pasadena, California will not serve as an anomaly. A week following the Ducks’ resurgent rushing attack that amounted for 259 total yards of offense, Oregon controlled every phase of the game when it was on offense and, in dominant fashion, took care of […]


University of Oregon announces $2 billion public fundraising campaign

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 10:02 pm.

The public phase of a projected $2 billion fundraising campaign for the University of Oregon was announced Friday night at a private event at Hayward Field. The campaign has already raised $700 million in private donations over the last four years, UO’s interim president Scott Coltrane told a crowd at the invitation only unveiling at Hayward Field on […]


The generation that is less likely to be married

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 11:57 am.

Read up on Milennials and you’ll learn a few things: We’re lazy, over-confident and coddled, according to TIME. We’re going to have a hard time finding work out of college. We’re tech obsessed, TV obsessed. We are the first generation to have the majority of its members support same-sex marriage and the most racially diverse. […]


UO chemistry professor awarded $100,000 to develop the next generation of condoms

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 1:16 pm.

Over the past 50 years, condoms have hardly changed in structure and material. Testing the safety of condoms is just as old-fashioned, according to Richard Chartoff, a research professor at the University of Oregon. “They fill condoms with water and look for leakage,” he says. “They also have air inflation tests. They’re really just looking for […]


Emily Chounlamany’s job at Nordstrom and how it altered her view on fashion

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:11 pm.

Name: Emily Chounlamany Year: Sophomore From: Seattle, Washington I would describe my style as: Sophisticated and simple with bold accents. The predominant color in my wardrobe is grey. Favorite trends: One of my favorite trends would be the bohemian look. I like it but it’s not really my style. Instead of going full boho, I […]


Triple threat: Steven Kyker still has his blue wristband from the Triathlon World Championships

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:40 pm.

University of Oregon freshman Steven Kyker wears a blue wristband. It’s one of those plastic ones that gets you into venues, often times concerts. Usually, it is cut off the moment you get home. He left his on, both to win a bet and serve as a reminder. “I don’t like to live in the […]


Rapid Reaction: Oregons responds in dominant fashion, defeats UCLA 42-30

By on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 4:10 pm.

Oregon entered their matchup against No. 18 UCLA with a lot of unanswered questions. Was the Oregon defense defense going to be able to contain Brett Hundley and Co.? How would Oregon’s offensive line fare against a talented Bruins front? Would the absence of Arik Armstead show an immediate impact? But as the clock winded […]


One bad bitch: Rhea Della Vera and the Lipstick Divas take on Eugene’s drag scene

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 1:29 pm.

Once a month at Luckey’s bar, a 22-year-old drag queen performs at GLAM Night. She stands at about six feet, seven inches tall in her black stiletto ankle boots and handmade skin-tight black leotard, which is studded with iridescent rhinestones. Long curls fall from her blonde wig down to her waist. Her face is painted […]


Live From New York: Winning tickets to SNL is like winning the lottery

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8:17 am.

“There’s a twenty-five year waitlist to be audience member at an SNL taping,” they said. “You have a one in a million chance of seeing that show live.” Then it happened. Three weeks ago, I received an email from NBC titled “RESERVATION.” It said something along the lines of “congratulations … you and your guest […]


Oregon governor candidate Dennis Richardson visits University of Oregon campus

By on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:49 pm.

Oregon’s Republican nominee for governor is making a pit stop on the University of Oregon campus on Monday. Dennis Richardson will face incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber in November. Richardson spent much of the morning on a “Freedom Ride,” giving stump speeches on stops in Roseburg and Springfield on his way to Eugene. Read the full story […]


UO board searches for new UO president

By on Monday, Oct. 6 at 1:22 pm.

It’s never been a better time to be president of the University of Oregon. That’s what Connie Ballmer thinks. Ballmer is the head of the Presidential Search Committee, which is tasked with replacing former President Michael Gottfredson, who resigned suddenly in early August. “The university is really on track to know where it wants to […]


Rapid reaction: No. 2 Oregon leads undefeated Arizona 7-3 at the half

By on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 9:18 pm.

For the second time this season Oregon was shutout in the first quarter. On the opening drive, Byron Marshall dropped a wide open pass on fourth down that ended Oregon’s most promising drive of the quarter. Arizona successfully ran the ball against the Oregon defense on its first drive. The running game success translated into […]