“I only got 10 likes in the last 5 minutes. Do you think I should take it down? Let me take another selfie.” If you’ve ever posted a selfie, you understand what The Chainsmokers are talking about. That brutal, agonizing, crushing feeling of defeat as your self-esteem plummets with the lackluster amount of people who find your […]
Dear readers and University of Oregon community members, On Monday, Emerald editors learned that a story that ran on the cover of the Emerald on Jan. 19 contained content that, upon investigating, turned out to be plagiarized from another author. The story, titled “New flags outside the EMU bring awareness to Native American culture,” carries the byline of […]
With roles ranging from a magical witch to a struggling single mother, these five actresses are nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in the upcoming 87th Annual Academy Awards.
Following a three year study, the Semantic Mining of Activity, Social, and Health data project (SMASH) searches to find the connection between the influence of social networks and physical exercise, leading to weight loss.
The University of Oregon student recreation center was recently renovated at a cost of $50 million. The total cost of the renovation is 100 percent paid for by student fees. Student fees at the university are the highest in school history at $574 per term.
Before every game, there is a moment when Oregon women’s soccer assistant coach Emanuel Martins fights back tears. It’s when everyone stands, puts their hands on their hearts and sings “The Star Spangled Banner.” That’s when the memories flood in. He remembers playing soccer in the streets of Lisbon, Portugal, living alone as a teenager in […]
The turn up was real on Saturday night as Washington, D.C. rapper Wale took the stage at the McDonald Theatre at about 10:30 p.m. during his Simply Nothing Tour, promoting the upcoming release of his record, The Album About Nothing. Wale’s music is a mix of soulful, percussion driven and lyrical romance songs that could […]
Just saying the name Marilyn Manson is sure to cause mixed feelings among any group. To many, he is a freak who is still lingering in the shadows of fame after peaking in the late ’90s. For others, he is the artist who created a place for misfits to feel safe in their own skin. […]
This winter term, the Emerald will release weekly podcasts that will cover campus news, arts, sports and everything in between. Our arts and culture podcast “Craig and Emerson Have Issues,” hosted by Multimedia Producer Craig Garcia and Associate Arts and Culture Editor Emerson Malone will feature an interview with a new student every week involved in the […]
Who stands for six straight hours with no break and dances until their legs are in agony? University of Oregon students. The national non-profit organization Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals allows people to raise funds for local hospitals across the U.S. UO Miracle, a dance marathon taking place in the EMU ballroom on Jan. 24, will […]
Before he could write his name, Casey Benson was dribbling a basketball. Just as he was beginning to talk, he was naming Michael Jordan. The Tempe, Arizona native fell in love with the game of basketball at an early age and that passion has stuck with him ever since. Benson, now the freshman starting point […]
Spring graduation is six months away. If your holiday break, first day of class or conversation with your grandma is filled with the question: “Do you know what you’re going to do after graduation?” Consult this list. As appetizing as an unpaid internship or moving in with your mom and dad sounds, there are options besides settling […]
The grieving process works differently for everyone. Nevertheless, it’s something we will all be doing as we reflect on the whirlwind that was Duck football this season and commemorate the glorious Marcus Mariota. Here are five pieces of Duck gear that pay tribute to Oregon football program. 1. This nostalgic Rose Bowl sweatshirt. In 1995, […]
“When a resolution is approved by Senate, we are saying, ‘As the ASUO Senate, we are making this statement on behalf of the student body,’” Senate Ombudsperson Samantha Cohen said. It is acknowledged, however, that the viewpoint may not be representative of every student. This past term, two resolutions were brought before Senate. Any student […]
I wonder how many Americans celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By celebrating it, I don’t mean how many had a barbecue or went skiing while rejoicing in not having class for a day. What I mean is: how many took the time to reflect on his amazing legacy? There’s more than a little irony in […]
An air of nostalgia and quiet excitement filled Eugene’s Very Little Theatre Friday night. Audience members mingled and sipped free coffee as the local community theatre company prepared to open their production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities. The atmosphere of the VLT is simple and quaint, with poster tributes to past seasons and goofy dated […]
Fuller flavor. A fuller wallet. Cooking with the seasons has all sorts of benefits. And it’s easy, as long as you’re willing to do a little research. Sammy Clatterbuck, the produce buyer for The Kiva, Eugene’s downtown natural grocery store, has the scoop on which produce is best (and the least expensive) in the wintertime. In […]
Have you ever wanted to create a diorama for biology class or a building model for your architecture club on campus? Well fear not, the University of Oregon’s Science Library has just what you need, and it’s a called a 3D Printer. The machine works by taking drawings made on a computer and prints them […]
On Tuesday afternoon, just before 2 p.m., Danielle Gann and her 5-year-old son Rylan stood on the side of the road, a few dozen feet away from the blue-tiled Eugene Airport sign. “You see that wing peeking out over that building, Rylan?” said Danielle, as she pointed off into the distance. “That’s them. That’s the Ducks.” […]
Feeling burnt out is never good, and when you’re tired it’s easy to go grab a cup of coffee for a quick energy boost to keep you going through the day. As much as I love coffee, I will be the first to admit that although it is fast-acting, it is not long-lasting. After a […]