Eugene band YamaYama performed at the UO’s Willamette Valley Music Festival on Saturday, May 11. This video features excerpts from the performance and interviews with band members Merlin Showalter (drums), Scott Mitchell (saxophone), Milo Fultz (bass) and Dario LaPoma (keyboard). “We’re taking stuff that we like today like video game music and elements of electronica, [...]
At the time of its foundation, the University of Oregon was a treeless grassland. Over the ensuing decades, thousands of trees were planted. However, numerous buildings are now encroaching on these trees. In his campus tree tours, adjunct instructor Whitey Lueck hopes to teach students about this valuable resource.
The Oregon Ducks lost to the Arkansas Razorback 81 – 82 at the second day of the Oregon Relays. The Ducks-Razorbacks matchup culminated in the final race of the meet, the 4×400 meter relay.
This is the Emerald with live coverage of the ASUO presidential debate in the Fishbowl of the Erb Memorial Union. Lamar Wise and Sam Dotters-Katz face off in a series of questions hosted by Emerald news reporter Ian Campbell. Which candidate will get your vote? Hopefully this debate will help you decide.
The weather didn’t cooperate at the Pepsi Team Invitational, but the results made up for it. Texas A&M’s Henry Lelei got the day off to a fast start in just the second track event of the day, smashing the Aggies school record in the 3000m steeplechase, finishing in 8:32.94, the fastest time in the world [...]
Three of the Emerald’s staff photographers documented their spring break road trips to several of the most prominent national parks in the West, from snow-camping at 7,200 feet on the rim of Crater Lake to hiking from the valley floor of Angels Landing in Zion National Park. Michael Arellano and Mason Trinca set out from [...]
Jake Reed gave up a few basehits early, but was able to pitch his way out of trouble every time as Oregon took down Arizona 2-1. Reed scattered six hits in as many innings but was able to settle down and produce ground balls when Arizona threatened. No ground ball was bigger than the bases-loaded double [...]
Springtime is filled with the likes of March Madness, spring training and a hangover from the NFL season. But due to the religious following that is professional football, news never ceases to stop, even during the offseason. Recently the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens traded star wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers [...]
In the third and final round of play, the University of Oregon men’s golf team shot a two-over to finish fourth at the The Bandon Dunes Championship. Despite leading the competition after round one, the Ducks had their best overall performance of the spring slate at this event. After three days of competition, they recorded [...]
The final regular season game of the 2013 campaign ended similarly to how it began for the University of Oregon’s women’s basketball team; with a sloppy loss and a look of bewilderment and frustration from head coach Paul Westhead. Westhead was noticeably flustered on the sideline as his team fell 70-52 to the Utah Utes [...]
Carlos Emory scored a career high 21 points off the bench as Oregon took down Oregon State 85-75 on senior night at Matthew Knight Arena Thursday. The Ducks came back from a halftime deficit for the sixth time this season to earn their 23rd victory. “That’s not what we want to do,” E.J. Singler said. “We want [...]
Games are not played on paper, and for the Beavers, that’s a good thing. Oregon enters the game tied for first in the Pac-12, and Oregon State enters only one game ahead of last-place Washington State. Here is what the Ducks need to do to avoid becoming yet another upset victim in what has been [...]
The Civil War hasn’t seemed like a fair fight on the gridiron, but it has been much more of an even tilt on the hardwood. There’s only one senior Duck this year who has played at Oregon all four years, and in that time E.J. Singler and the Ducks have played quite evenly with Oregon [...]
The weekend didn’t exactly go the way the Ducks had planned, but they finished with a win over UNLV after dropping their first match of the season against Washington. With the dominant play that the Ducks have shown thus far, any loss will come as a disappointment and their first just happened to come this [...]
Accidents are something that Nascar fans have become accustomed to over the course of their respective sport. With the intense speeds that these skilled drivers endure day-in-and-day-out, accidents have simply been a part of their sport for better or for worse. But today marked one of the worst accidents in Nascar history as 17 fans [...]
The Ducks traveled down to California this weekend to face off against two of the best teams in the Pac-12 in the No. 6 ranked California and No. 4 ranked Stanford. Having won only two conference games this season while also sitting in last place in the Pac-12 standings, the Ducks have done nothing but [...]
The University of Oregon men’s tennis team continues to impress the country as they improved to 8-0 on the season with a win over the New Mexico Lobos. New Mexico was the Ducks second consecutive ranked opponent this season, but the Ducks didn’t seem to notice as they handed them their fifth loss. To say [...]
This season simply hasn’t been in favor of the Ducks as they dropped their 11th game in Pac-12 play. The No. 21 ranked Buffaloes dominated both ends of the floor as they defeated the injury plagued Ducks 84-59. The Buffaloes improved to 7-5 overall while the Ducks now boast a daunting 1-11 record in conference [...]
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s budget recommends $230.3 million for University of Oregon expansions and renovations
Gov. John Kitzhaber approved the Oregon University System’s request for higher education capital projects. In the 2013-15 Governor’s Balanced Budget (PDF), $230.3 million will go to the University of Oregon for expansions and renovations for the following capital projects: Straub and Earl Hall, student recreation center, housing and Erb Memorial Union. Of that total, the Oregon Legislature [...]