Editor’s Picks

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

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:37 am.

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 […]


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

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 2:19 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 […]


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. […]


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 […]