Miranda Schulz (#7) and Ashlee Schulz (#2) run toward the stands in appreciation after their first win against Fresno State at Papé Field on Aug. 30, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Photos: Oregon soccer earns first win of the season

Oregon women’s soccer took the field on an overcast Sunday afternoon with hopes of winning their first game of the season. After a hard fought first half against the Fresno State Bulldogs, the Ducks caught a break and scored late to seal a win. Their next game is Friday Sept. 4, …

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Running back Royce Freeman speaking to the media on Aug. 28, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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VIDEO: Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie at quarterback

Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie for the starting quarterback position, and Royce Freeman expresses excitement for the first game of the 2015-2016 season. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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The Eugene Emeralds sporting flannel and denim uniforms against the Spokane Indians on "Portlandia Night" August 27, 2015. (Samuel Marshall)
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Photos: Eugene Emeralds wear wacky uniforms in win over Spokane Indians

The Eugene Emeralds took on the Spokane Indians Thursday night, donning unusual uniforms that paid tribute to Portland’s unique style. With their 2-1 victory over Spokane, the Em’s ride a 4-game winning streak.                 Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Jeff Lockie speaking to the media on Aug. 27, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Jeff Lockie sees too many penalties in scrimmage

The Ducks scrimmaged on Thursday, and Jeff Lockie said wants to improve upon the many penalties called. He also praised running back Taj Griffin, saying he looked “scary” Scott Frost talks about Vernon Adams, saying his head was spinning for a couple days during fall camp. Watch below:

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Head coach Mark Helfrich surrounded by media after practice on Aug. 26, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Mark Helfrich discusses the team’s depth chart with defining scrimmage ahead

Head coach Mark Helfrich talks about depth chart positioning and who he may redshirt as an important scrimmage lies ahead tomorrow. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Head coach Mark Helfrich ponders a question from a reporter on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Mark Helfrich addresses the media after week two of practice

Head coach Mark Helfrich addressed the media on Saturday, answering many depth chart questions. He expects the quarterback battle to “shake itself out” next week, and a depth chart should begin to take shape in 3-4 days. Follow Samuel Marsall on Twitter @samwow55

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Running Back Tony Brooks-James  is all smiles after practice on Thursday Aug. 20, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Discussing competition between Oregon running backs

Running backs coach Gary Campbell talked to the media on Thursday, dressed in all white per usual. He discusses competition and filling the void left by Thomas Tyner. Watch below.

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Head coach Mark Helfrich speaks to the media on Aug. 19, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Helfrich pleased with team’s talent, says DeForest Buckner is “X-factor”

With a little over two weeks until Oregon’s season opener against Eastern Washington, a lot of talk has been about the offense. That includes recent transfer Vernon Adams Jr. who is for better or for worse, in the most paid attention to quarterback duel in the Pac-12. Competition is at …

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Defensive coordinator Don Pellum on Aug. 18, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: First Scrimmage Penalty Filled, Still a “Good Day”

Back and forth. Back and forth. Back and forth. That was the Oregon offense on Tuesday during their first team scrimmage, filled with penalties. Prospect Quarterback Jeff Lockie wants to speed up the tempo, but must be patient with new guys learning the offense at a high speed. Defensive Coordinator …

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Offensive coordinator Scott Frost speaks to the media after practice on Aug. 17, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Scott Frost ‘feels good’ about ongoing quarterback battle

Offensive coordinator Scott Frost speaks to the media about the state of the defense and the quarterback battle on Monday. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Quarterback Jeff Lockie speaks to the media on Sat. August 15, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Week one of fall camp concludes for Oregon football

Listen to Jeff Lockie and Mark Helfrich talk about position changes as well as the highs and lows of camp as the first week of practice for Oregon football concludes. Read the practice recap here.

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Scott Frost discussing the Oregon offense. (Samuel Marshall)
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Video: Oregon Ducks Football Fall Camp August 13, 2015

Day 4 of fall camp for the Ducks concludes, and still no sign for possible transfer Vernon Adams Jr. Listen to Scott Frost, Royce Freeman, and Tyson Coleman discuss how the team is progressing.

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Gary Campbell, assistant coach for Oregon Ducks Football, speaking with the media on August 12, 2015 at the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Video: Oregon Ducks Football Fall Camp Recap: Aug. 12

Listen to Gary Campbell, Tony Brooks-James, Jeff Lockie and Byron Marshall talk about day three of Oregon Ducks football fall camp. Read Hayden Kim’s article about the practice here.

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The Cuthbert Amphitheater  looms over a large crowd on August 8, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Slightly Stoopid Performs at the Cuthbert Amphitheater

Reggae bands Stick Figure, The Dirty Heads, and Slightly Stoopid entertained crowds at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8, 2015.      

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A Salem-Keizer player hops over Ian Rice of the Eugene Emeralds on August 7, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Photos: Salem-Keizer Volcanoes defeat the Eugene Emeralds 9-2

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes pulled away with seven runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Eugene Emeralds. Read the game recap by Kenny Jacoby here. The Emeralds finish their three-game series with the Volcanoes, Saturday, August 7 at 7:05 pm.

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Fans Enjoy Ty Segall at the wood stage.  (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Oregon music lovers gather at Pickathon

Portland music lovers flocked to Pendarvis Farms for the 17th annual Pickathon music festival from July 31- August 2.

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Photos: Eugene Emeralds take down Boise Hawks, 9-5

The Eugene Emeralds took on the Boise Hawks at home to start off the second half of their season. The Em’s came out victorious, 9-5. Read the game article here.                

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Social psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses the role of body language in one's confidence in a TED Talk.
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How to ace your next job interview, as told by Ted Talks

Take a look at these TED Talks to motivate yourself for your next interview.

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Ducks on their favorite Lane County Fair festivities

Every year, thousands flock to the Lane County Fair. Filled with entertainment, deep-fried food and carnival games, the five-day event kicked off on Wednesday and continues through Sunday night. We grabbed some University of Oregon students from the crowd and asked them about their time so far. Follow Raquel on …

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The "Spectrum Splendor" art installation has several rainbow-colored silk streamers that float in the breeze at the Oregon Country Fair grounds. (Jamie Perry / Emerald).
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Photos: Oregon Country Fair hosted didgeridoos, libraries and more just outside of Veneta

The road leading into the 46th annual Oregon Country Fair was packed with pedestrians and cars parked bumper-to-bumper. A cyclist rode down Suttle Road in tie-dye t-shirt and a yellow reflective vest. A dad wearing a loin cloth pulled his children, who slept in a canopied Radio Flyer wagon. Everyone …

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Pitcher Jae-Hoon Ha relieved in the bottom of the sixth and pitched through the top of the eighth. (Cooper Green/Emerald)
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Photo recap: The Eugene Emeralds honor Civic Stadium through jerseys

The Eugene Emerald’s honored Civic Stadium, which burned in a massive fire on Monday Night, during Tuesdays game against the Tri-City Dust Devils by wearing jerseys from every decade that the Ems played at Civic. While none of these players had the opportunity to play at Civic, the loss was felt throughout …

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Fire personnel putting out the flames at Civic Stadium (Meerah Powell/Emerald)
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Photos: emergency response to now-destroyed Civic Stadium

At roughly 5:30 p.m. on Monday evening, the Eugene Police Department received several calls about a fire at Civic Stadium near 20th and Willamette. No injuries occurred as a result of the fire, Eugene Fire Chief Randall Groves said. Update: As of 7:45 p.m., police and fire were still on the …

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Ajee' Wilson (left) and Brenda Martinez celebrate their respective third and second placings in the women's 800 meter finals on Sunday. (Cooper Green/Emerald)
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Photo recap: day four of the USATF championships

Hayward Field hosted the 2015 USATF Championships in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28 2015. Alysia Montano, Brenda Martinez and Ajee’ Wilson took first, second and third in the women’s 800 meter finals.

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Leonel Manzano celebrates his third place finish in the men's 1500 finals on Saturday. (Cooper Green/Emerald)
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Photos: Day Three of USATF Championships

Hayward Field hosts the 2015 USATF Championships in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28 2015.  

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Photos: Day Two of USATF Championships

Hayward Field hosts the 2015 USATF Championships in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28 2015.

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Photos: Day One of USATF Championships

Hayward Field hosts the 2015 USATF Championships in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28 2015. Follow Meerah Powell on Twitter at @meerahpowell

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Multimedia: Morning/afternoon grad recap

The Emerald followed University of Oregon Class of 2015 Duck Walk to Matthew Knight Arena for Spring Commencement and throughout the day.   Graduates shared their favorite memories from their time at the University of Oregon and what they will be taking into their adult life. Follow Stacy Yurishcheva on …

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Photos: one last hurrah at Taylor’s for the Class of 2015

Today, hundreds of people gathered around the University of Oregon campus in the early hours of the morning. But this time, it wasn’t for an 8 a.m. lab. Taylor’s Bar and Grill, a hub for UO students and famous for its “dollar beer” Wednesdays, said goodbye to the Class of …

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Katelyn Green, a political science major, lets everyone know that she is #ready to take on the working world with this bedazzled cap.
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Photos: Thirteen graduation caps on 13th avenue

At 8:15 a.m. today, University of Oregon graduates and their loved ones gathered at the intersection of 13th Avenue and University Street to participate in the annual “Duck Walk Parade” to Matthew Knight Arena for the university-wide graduation ceremony. We sent Emerald photographers Jamie Perry and Meerah Powell to the …

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