Editor’s Picks

Brown: Selfies and self-esteem

By on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 12:37 pm.

“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 […]


Letter from the editor: We’re pulling a story that was plagiarized

By on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 8:32 pm.

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 […]


Manny Martin’s journey, from Portugal to the Oregon soccer team

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 7:52 am.

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 […]


Review: Rapper Wale turns up the McDonald Theater on his Simply Nothing Tour

By on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2:48 pm.

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 […]


Podcast: Craig and Emerson Have Issues – Ep. 3

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 4:25 pm.

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 […]


Dance Marathon trying to get dancers beyond fraternities and sororities

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 1:00 am.

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 […]


No job after graduation? Check out these alternative post-grad plans

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 5:04 pm.

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 […]


5 Oregon football shirts that will never go out of style

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7:46 am.

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, […]


ASUO resolutions include gender equality, Supreme Court ruling and Quack PAC, among others

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 11:27 am.

“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 […]


Review: ‘Other Desert Cities’ tells a relevant story with plenty of emotion to spare

By on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 11:18 am.

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 […]


Cooking in Season: Recipes featuring winter’s best produce

By on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 10:44 pm.

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 […]


Ducks football fans say the journey matters more than the destination

By on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 2:42 pm.

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.” […]