‘The Bachelor’ week 4 recap: Bidding adieu to Ashley S. and Jillian’s booty, too

By on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 4:54 pm.

We approached week 4 at full speed ahead as many surprises were unloaded on to the ladies, including a camping trip and a drop-by at the mansion from Chris’s three sisters to pick one lucky woman to spend an enchanting evening with Chris. Cue Disney Cinderella plug. Well played ABC, well played. Down to just […]

Check out Francesca’s Boutique for all your quirky gift and unique accessory needs

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 9:27 pm.

Francesca’s Boutique has been at the Oakway Center for almost two years, but the brand has been around since 1999. Their first store opened in Houston, Texas, and they now have more than 500 boutiques. According to the store manager, Kymmi Hanks, “Francesca’s is not your average store — it’s a boutique. We only get five […]

Correction: University Theatre’s ‘love & information’ preview

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 10:04 am.

The Emerald would like to clarify a preview that ran Wednesday online about University Theatre’s show love and information. The story that ran was intended to be a simple, objective summary of the play and its showtimes, but included the writer’s opinions about a dress rehearsal, creating a review of a production that was not yet finished. […]

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 […]

Review: ‘Still Alice’ depicts Alzheimer’s through the eyes of the afflicted

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 4:19 pm.

For an eye-opening and humanizing perspective on a disease that you think you’re familiar with, Still Alice is the film to go see. The novel-turned-film, which was released into theatres on Jan. 16, addresses a condition that is so often a minor part of films and left unanalyzed in terms of its effects. This is […]

Concert Review: Megan James of Purity Ring gets everyone dancing at the WOW

By on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7:41 pm.

Megan James of Purity Ring commanded the stage on Friday night at Eugene’s W.O.W. Hall. Local artists Tetra Bomb and Octonaut opened for the Edmonton native. Sweat was in the air. The sold-out show brought in a young, lively crowd that was ready to dance. James is one half of the electronic duo Purity Ring, […]

Review: ‘God of Carnage’ entertains with chaos and wit

By on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2:29 pm.

The small stage of the University of Oregon’s Pocket Playhouse was transformed into a living room on Friday night. The lights rose to reveal two respectable looking couples engaged in polite conversation. Any semblance of normalcy ended there. The Pocket’s production of God of Carnage is tense and absurd, but deliberately so. The over-the top characters, witty script […]

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 […]

Berg: Is ‘American Sniper’ a work of propaganda, or an accurate portrayal?

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 7:35 pm.

This past weekend, Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper blew away every reasonable estimate on box office earnings and took home $107 million in its opening three-day weekend and made it the highest-grossing film to premiere in January. That’s a figure of which most summer blockbusters would be envious and is uncommon for an R-rated picture opening in the midst […]

This music timeline will make you feel old in 2015

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 6:29 pm.

It’s 2015, which for many college students, means another year in which events that seemed to have happened yesterday are now celebrating their fifth and tenth anniversaries. It may blow your mind how much these songs, albums and events have aged, so if you’re in the midst of a quarter-life crisis, I’d recommend you stop reading […]

Double Takes: Discussing Panda Bear’s new album ‘Meets The Grim Reaper’

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 10:17 pm.

In our Double Takes series, Emerald staff writers share their thoughts on new music with one another. Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, the fifth and newest album from Animal Collective member Panda Bear is one of the first major album releases of 2015. Two of our music writers, Emerson Malone and Daniel Bromfield, met to discuss what makes […]