Players on the team discuss their love of squash, what it’s like to drive 9 hours in a van, and the future of the sport at the University of Oregon. Though the van rides may be long, squash does have a lively following here at the University. In the coming years, it looks like UO […]
Many college students often face the difficult task of maintaining a healthy diet on a tight budget. Organic food is touted as the best option when grocery shopping, but there are some myths surrounding it. The Emerald got to the root of organic food to separate the facts from the trend. Peter Laufer, the J. […]
Last year, a small camp named Whoville was set up in Eugene that was designated as a shelter for some of Eugene’s homeless. That camp was eventually shut down by the city, but Whoville has reappeared over the last few weeks. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia
Ryan Bath from the Oregon Pit Crew and Emerald videographer Anastasia Yurishcheva go on a mission around campus to find out how well University of Oregon students know our Fight song, “Mighty Oregon.” Let’s see how our Ducks did!
Going abroad can be fun, dangerous, uneventful, exciting, humbling and even infuriating. With that in mind, two UO students detail the long flights, misconceptions and experiences they dealt with while exploring foreign and not so foreign territory.
Duck Connect is a new customizable search tool for students to connect with potential employers. Launched by the Career Center in June, the new system replaces the UO-JobLink that allowed students to search for jobs and internships. Duck Connect includes more features than UO JobLink had, making it easier for both students and employers to […]
Every other Wednesday in the Buzz Cafe, University of Oregon students get together to take a break from studying and focus on bringing laughter to a crowd of their peers. For more information about the UO Stand-Up Society, visit their Facebook page. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.
With a camera and a tripod, we went around campus and asked a few students how they payed for college. Turns out there is a currency for tears, and that student loans are not that fun contrary to popular belief. Enjoy!
There are many places to socialize on the University of Oregon campus, but where can you go to study and be productive? As Ducks deal with their week six workload and midterms, Scott Greenstone and Stacy Yurishcheva share their tips about some hidden spots where students can come study. Follow Stacy on Twitter at @stacyfromrussia.
The Emerald went around campus to ask students a few simple questions about the politicians who are in the upcoming elections. Would you be able to name one of the Senators from your home state? Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraigGarcia
Whip up these three festive recipes this weekend for an even creepier Halloween. We’re making blood-splattered cupcakes, mummies dipped in blood and bloody vampire cocktails. Cupcakes Ingredients: Red velvet cupcake mix 12 cupcake liners 1 can vanilla or cream cheese frosting Red gel frosting Red food coloring Small paintbrush or new toothbrush Directions: Bake the […]
Are you an entrepreneur? If you are then you’ve probably heard of Fertilab Thinkubator, a local hub of innovation right here in Lane County, Oregon. If not, you still probably want to check this place out. Started by four local entrepreneurs, Fertilab has helped spark innovation within the Eugene community. This quick video explores Fertilab’s […]
These are two UO student improvisers who are passionate about, you guessed it, improvisation. Both Maddie and Suzanna are seniors at the University of Oregon as well as members of the group Absolute Improv. The group performs regularly around campus and holds open rehearsals (where anyone can come and play) almost every Saturday afternoon.
We asked five bartenders, from the five go to bars around campus, to make three drinks as fast as they could to see who could be crowned as the campuses fastest bartender. The three drinks they were asked to make were a Manhattan; a Margarita and a Whiskey Coke.
The University of Oregon accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge today with the release of a two-minute long video. The video, which is part of an effort to fight sexual assault, features UO student leaders from a variety of campus organizations. The video, titled “Ducks Do Something,” is a peer-to-peer effort to inspire students […]