After being named the 80th Heisman trophy winner, Marcus Mariota has since appeared on the Dan Patrick Show and is set to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight at 11:30 p.m. PST. How many of his teammates knew? Not many. Among the many who didn’t know that Mariota was going to sit […]
When a grand jury ruled to not indict NYPD Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the apparent choking of Eric Garner, members of the Eugene community rallied together for a candlelight vigil. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott was available to the media prior to kickoff at Levi’s Stadium for this year’s conference championship game. Scott, who feels like the conference is at its best, emphasized the depth and strength in schedule of the Pac-12 as the winner of the Oregon-Arizona game presumably receives a bid to the angular college […]
University of Oregon’s Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) officially went on strike Tuesday, December 2nd. The next mediation is scheduled for Thursday, December 4th. Follow Stacy Yurishcheva on Twitter. An earlier version of this video incorrectly spelled Sean Munger’s name as Sage Munger. The Emerald sincerely apologizes for this misspelling.
University of Oregon Professor Loren Kajikawa and FIG Assistant Dez Anthony put together UO’s first Hip Hop Jam, a concert that hosts local artists expressing their passions through music, painting and dancing. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.
Moving thousands of miles away from home and transitioning to the American culture isn’t easy. Stacy Yurishcheva asked three international ducks about their struggles of getting used to the American lifestyle. Find out what they said. Follow Anastasia Yurishcheva on Twitter @stacyfromrussia
If you are a beer connoisseur then there are some things you may want to know the next time you look at a menu when you’re in a brewery. Hop Valley Brewer, Trevor Howard, explains some of the acronyms you might find on a beer menu.
Mash potatoes rock, but what about the stuffing? Are you more excited to see your sister, your mother, or your cat? How far away is home for you? Are you ready to tell your mom about your fall term grades? With the University of Oregon campus turning ghost-townesque for the weekend, we asked students their […]
The University of Oregon campus maintenance staff often goes unnoticed for all the hard work they do to keep campus looking beautiful year-round. Gardener John Kraft is one of these people. His love for the environment and appreciation of nature’s beauty has kept him motivated to wake up every day at 4:30 a.m. for the […]
Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four years. Follow Craig Garcia on […]
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!