Go to all the games and participate Support your school and not just at Autzen. I didn’t go to enough games my first three years or my last one, and I’ll never be able to do it over again. If you’ve never seen the court at Matt Knight Arena during a basketball game, you’re missing […]
Graduation marks a time of closure, beginnings, uncertainty, excitement and, most importantly, accomplishment. No ceremony is complete without a speaker who puts new graduates at ease with words of wisdom and sentimentality. While 2013 commencements look forward to speakers including Nate Silver, Bill Clinton, Melinda Gates and Julie Andrews, schools have also had the privilege […]
If used properly, social media can be an ideal way to let friends, family and potential employers view slices of your life. However, college students don’t often think about the negative consequences of improperly (or immaturely) using social media. A huge mistake many young adults make is neglecting to acknowledge that what happens on the […]
I stood in my teeny tiny Bean Henderson dorm room and watched as my parents and brother walked out the door. I was shocked. How could they just leave me here like this? Crying and alone and fending for myself? They were supposed to take care of me. This was my first realization of the […]
While Eugene has become a second home to you — spending more or less four years of your life with it as a playground — your parents are unfamiliar with the town you’ve fallen in love with. To introduce your parents to the Eugene scene, try starting out with these landmarks: — Ninkasi Brewing Company: […]
Graduating in only three and one-half years, Joseph Steven Nainoaonahoku Wilmes, a journalism major and multimedia minor University of Oregon graduate from Beaverton, Ore., reflects back on his time as a student at the UO after having now spent one year in the post-graduation “real world.” Working at Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District he revealed, […]
The notorious image of being buried beneath debt post-graduation has become more prevalent each year due to the exponential growth in tuition rates. Since 1978, the U.S. has seen a 1,120 percent increase in college tuition and fees. 53 The percentage of students graduating from the University of Oregon with tuition and fees debt. $22,736 The average debt […]
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With graduation just around the corner, many students are wondering and worrying about what their next move will be.