Topic: Oregon

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum visits the UO, discusses same-sex marriage

By on Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 5:52 pm.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, who recently made headlines for declining to defend Oregon’s ban of same-sex marriage, dropped by The Emerald Tuesday morning to discuss gay marriage, tuition and marijuana. Rosenblum’s decision comes after what she calls a meeting with her “brain trust” where she concluded that there isn’t a constitutional bases to argue […]

Cultural Blends raises awareness of cultural issues with west coast fashion

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 9:10 pm.

Racism and inequality were evident in Troy Douglass’ childhood. Growing up in a predominantly white neighborhood in Lake Oswego, Ore., Douglass felt he stood out like a sore thumb because of his Filipino-American heritage. “I was very aware of racism and classism taking place, and it has always interested me,” Douglass said. His interest in […]

Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays come to a close at Hayward Field

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 2:50 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the third day of competition of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The final day of competition kicked off at 5 p.m. after the high school events concluded. Oregon freshman Devon Allen swept the men’s short distance competitions, placing first in […]

Oregon men’s tennis falls to rival Washington 4-3 in tight match

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 9:11 pm.

While the women’s team took on the Cougars in Pullman, Wash., the men’s team had a rematch against Washington in Seattle. The Huskies (11-12, 2-5) claimed a 4-3 win over the Ducks (15-8, 1-6 Pac-12). Although the Ducks won the doubles point with victories from the 64th-ranked duo of Robin Cambier and Kevin Farin and the […]

No. 45 Washington State edges Oregon women’s tennis after close singles round

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:00 pm.

After a non-conference match against Idaho, the Oregon women’s tennis team headed to Pullman, Wash., for its final match of the regular season. There the Ducks faced off against the No. 45 Washington State Cougars and lost 4-2. The No. 1 doubles match was the first to complete. Eliza Luzina and Lize Leenknecht beat Oregon’s […]

Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks finish off Washington State Cougars 2-1

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 1:42 pm.

The Oregon Ducks baseball team (30-10, 9-5 Pac-12) hosts the Washington State University Cougars (17-18, 7-7 PAC-12) at PK Park in Eugene on Saturday, April 19. On Friday, the Ducks beat the Cougars 6-3 handing Oregon head coach George Horton his 700th Division I victory. On top of that, Jeff Gold pitched seven innings allowing […]

Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks conquer Washington State Cougars 6-3

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 9:31 pm.

The Oregon Ducks baseball team (29-10, 8-5 Pac-12) hosts the Washington State University Cougars (17-17, 7-6) at PK Park in Eugene on Friday, April 18. The Ducks played the Cougars in the first game of the series on Thursday, and beat them in a rainy matchup 11-1. Between Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman being named national […]

Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays continue in second day of competition; Dakotah Keys wins big

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:40 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the second day of competitions in the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, April 18, 2014. Oregon junior decathlete Dakotah Keys demolished the competition in his decathlon season debut, finishing in first place in eight of the ten competitions. Keys finished with a final point […]

Photos: Oregon Baseball – Ducks make it rain against Washington State 11-1

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 10:37 pm.

The Oregon Ducks baseball team (29-10, 8-5 Pac-12) hosted the University of Washington Cougars  (17-17, 7-6)  in a rainy matchup at PK Park in Eugene on Thursday, April 17. The Ducks came off a close win against the University of San Diego Toreros on Monday, barely beating them 4-3. During Thursday’s game, steady rain kept the […]

Eugene baker Sharon Cohen makes strides in hemp food market

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 2:02 pm.

With hemp burgers were sizzling on the stovetop, local hemp cook, licensed marijuana grower and patient Sharon Cohen takes command of the kitchen at Sprout Regional Food Hub in Springfield, Ore. Cohen, 58, cooks her own original recipes with hemp seed. She began cooking with it 20 years ago because she was attracted to its high nutritional […]

Eugene’s Elvy Musikka is one of only four recipients of federal medical marijuna for glaucoma

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 5:41 pm.

The first thing you notice about Elvy Musikka are her eyes. Behind a pair of leopard-print glasses, they are as thin as crescent moons. They’re dark and slanted, like she’s permanently squinting, which is a result of her glaucoma, borne from congenital cataracts. One afternoon, she sits on her couch and draws a long breath […]

Brittany Mann talks Oregon track season goals and being part of ‘solid group of young throwers’

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 4:21 pm.

Oregon track and field redshirt freshman thrower Brittany Mann took time away from celebrating her 20th birthday to talk to members of the media about her season so far Wednesday afternoon. Happy birthday, by the way. “Thank you. I’ve been carrying these balloons around with me all day and people have been yelling at me.” You’ve […]

Video: The best of the UO’s anonymous social media accounts

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 3:03 pm.

These anonymous social media accounts are widely popular among University of Oregon students. Students send in pictures, tweets or comments to these accounts hoping that whoever controls them will post their submissions online for everyone to see. This cover photo contains screenshots of the profile pictures from these accounts. These accounts are @OregonMakeouts, @UOCrush and @UOBananas […]

Photos: Students get their say at ASUO Presidential Debate in EMU Fishbowl

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 7:15 pm.

ASUO presidential candidates Beatriz Gutierrez, Taylor Allison and Thomas Tullis met in the Erb Memorial Union Fishbowl to participate in the Emerald-sponsored ASUO Presidential Debate on Monday afternoon. All three candidates were given several questions by Emerald ASUO reporter Craig Garcia about their positions heading into the election period. The debate then went into a […]