Topic: Ducks

Take a knee: Marcus Mariota not planning to “tear Eugene down” on his birthday

By on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 3:17 pm.

It is Marcus Mariota’s birthday today. And while many will likely be beginning their Halloween festivities tonight, Mariota plans to go out to dinner with his parents. With just a couple of days away from the highly anticipated matchup between No. 5 Oregon and Stanford, Mariota had some time at practice to give his thoughts on […]

Oregon football maintains ‘one game at a time’ mentality heading into Stanford game

By on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:51 pm.

A lot will be riding on Oregon’s upcoming matchup with Stanford. The first official playoff committee rankings are scheduled to be released this Tuesday and it will coincide with an opportunity for the Ducks to end the quote unquote “Stanford problem.” “You can’t let your emotions get the best of you,” Troy Hill said. “They […]

Q&A: Oregon band announcer Scott Barkhurst discusses his 17 years on the job

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 8:48 pm.

Scott Barkhurst spends his Saturdays with the Oregon Marching Band. Rather than take the field, Barkhurst works up in the press box as the band announcer introducing the pregame and halftime shows. This is his 17th year on the job. So, what exactly is your role as band announcer? I have the simplest job in […]

Oregon women’s soccer dominated by No. 1 UCLA

By on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:03 pm.

Oregon women’s soccer played host to defending national champions No. 1 UCLA Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. They lost 5-0. The Bruins had plenty of players get involved in the offense, enjoying goals from four different people on seven assists. Defender Caprice Dydasco, forward Kylie McCarthy, forward Taylor Smith and midfielder Sam Mewis all got on […]

Chinese Philanthropic Leadership Association strives to achieve international service

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 3:05 pm.

There are a variety of community service student groups at the University of Oregon, but there is only one that boasts to be the first on campus to focus on philanthropic leadership. The Chinese Philanthropic Leadership Association believes that everyone can make his or her home country a better place by becoming better leaders of […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football heads to Levi Stadium, men’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s basketball just made their appearance at the yearly Pac-12 Media Day. Dana Altman and Joseph Young had the following to say. – When the Oregon football team takes the field against California tonight, you’ll likely see Charles Nelson donning his No. 6 jersey on special teams. What you didn’t know is […]

Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon men’s basketball looking to remain positive heading into the season

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 4:37 pm.

A lot has changed for the Oregon men’s basketball team since playing Wisconsin in round two of the NCAA tournament last year. With the departure of Damyean Dotson, Brandon Austin and Dominic Artis amid the alleged sexual assault case, the Ducks are in full rebuilding mode. On top of all of this, five-star recruit JaQuan […]

LGBTQ inclusion in sports at UO subject of Jaqua event

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:23 pm.

Imagine living life attempting to hide part of your identity. For some, this is a reality. “The unfortunate truth is that coaches, athletes and administrators remain closeted as retaliation, bullying and career sabotage serve as constant threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” said Nevin Caple, a nationally renowned consultant on LGBTQ inclusion in […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Ducks gear up for Friday Night Lights

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 4:23 pm.

With Oregon football preparing this week for its Friday night matchup against California, there are plenty of storylines to watch. -The Ducks are coming off one of their best football games of the year, as they were able to easily handle Washington 45-20 last Saturday. Defensive back Reggie Daniels spoke with the Emerald after practice on Tuesday, discussing the […]

Team chemistry and training helps Oregon color guard perform before 60,000 fans

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4:59 pm.

The first time Marissa Chizum held a flag was just hours before her first performance on the football field with the University of Oregon’s color guard. Like many of the members of UO’s 25-person team, Chizum had zero experience before she joined. “It was a lot of patience and repetition before the actual pregame,” Chizum […]

Photos: Rain not a problem for new sorority members on bid day

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8:30 am.

The weeklong recruitment process for the University of Oregon’s sorority community concluded on a rainy Tuesday afternoon in the EMU amphitheater as hundreds of potential new members (PNMs) opened their bid day envelopes to find out which Greek house they were  voted into. Some 905 girls participated in recruitment this year with 217 voluntarily dropping […]

Triple threat: Steven Kyker still has his blue wristband from the Triathlon World Championships

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:40 pm.

University of Oregon freshman Steven Kyker wears a blue wristband. It’s one of those plastic ones that gets you into venues, often times concerts. Usually, it is cut off the moment you get home. He left his on, both to win a bet and serve as a reminder. “I don’t like to live in the […]

Q&A: Oregon club soccer’s Zach Donner on 5-0 victory against Western Oregon

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7:34 pm.

On Sunday afternoon, the University of Oregon men’s club soccer team won a match against Western Oregon 5-0. One of the key performers was defender Zach Donner, who had an impact on both sides of the ball. He held the line well, while also notching his first goal for the Ducks in the 20th minute. The […]