Topic: Oregon

Survey by the Oregonian shows unpromising statistics for Measure 91

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:05 pm.

According to The Oregonian/KGW survey conducted by pollster Stuart Elway, 70 percent of the electorate on the November ballot will be 51 or older. This survey was conducted to speculate the outcome of the measure 91 after the November. According to The Oregonian, a recent poll conducted by Elway Research, taken on October 26-27, showed that 44 percent […]


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 […]


Oregon soccer reaps benefits with transfer Marlo Sweatman on and off the field

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2:04 pm.

There are certain qualities that a soccer coach looks for in a potential recruit. Someone with a confident touch on the ball, the ability to perform in high-pressure situations, and a demonstrated commitment to the game. The University of Oregon women’s soccer program acquired these assets when sophomore midfielder Marlo Sweatman transferred last spring. The […]


Marcus Mariota doesn’t let the moment get too big for him at Levi’s Stadium

By on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2:25 am.

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was dishing out the standard postgame comments in regard to Marcus Mariota. After watching his team cruise to a 59-41 victory over Cal, Helfrich called his quarterback a “stud” and continued to ramble on about how unique Mariota is to the rest of the college football world. But at the […]


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 […]


OSPIRG holds press conference outside Lillis to promote release of Environment Oregon report

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 12:39 pm.

OSPIRG, the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group, held a press conference this morning in front of Lillis Complex to promote their fall campaign, Protect Our Rivers. The group hopes to collect public comments in support of EPA rule-making in order to protect local rivers from pollution, and today they urged students to make their voice heard […]


Video: DeFazio and Robinson on the Issues

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 11:54 am.

Emerald editor Bayley Sandy sat down with Congressman Peter DeFazio and Republican Nominee Art Robinson, the two candidates for Oregon’s 4th Congressional District, earlier this week to discuss issues ranging from the legalization of marijuana to creating jobs for Oregonians. The two are vying for the  4th Congressional District, which encompasses Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg and Corvallis. Tuesday, Nov. […]


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 […]


Meet Bucketfeet: The new shoe company created by a UO alum

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 9:56 pm.

Seven years ago University of Oregon alum Aaron Firestein was sketching designs on plain white Vans to sell on Facebook. Today, Firestein is releasing a new line of shoes as a representative who was named on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, all thanks to his company: BucketFeet. As a college senior, Firestein knew he would do something creative as […]


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 […]


Oregon women’s soccer: Ducks lose 2-1 to Colorado on late goal

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 5:59 pm.

After taking an early lead Oregon women’s soccer couldn’t find a way to hold on, losing 2-1 against Colorado Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. “Pac-12 points are hard to come by,” Oregon coach Kat Mertz said. “You are always fighting for a point here or there, so to see it disappear like that is disappointing.” […]


Winter wardrobe refresher

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 2:35 pm.

As the gloomiest months in Eugene approach, students are dusting off their cold weather pieces they so happily stored away sometime last spring term. However, being Oregonians, we embrace every season the Pacific Northwest has to offer, from 20 degree snow days to 95 degree tailgates. Worn-out boots, stained sweatshirts and ripped rain jackets all […]