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Video: Ducks On: Valentine’s Day 2017

The Emerald’s time-honored tradition of asking the campus community about love and romance on Feb. 14. Responses are varied, but honest — and sometimes brutal.

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Welcome to the MultiVRse: Virtual reality gaming in Eugene

VR gaming is finally here with MultiVRse, Eugene’s first virtual reality arcade. A passion project of Andy McClure and Mike Gray that launched Halloween 2016, the duo has several computers and VR systems set up for people to try. Anyone, whether they be age six, 60, or wheel chair bound, …

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Video: Innovation Eugene Driven-U

Who will be the next Mark Zuckerberg? Until we find out let’s remember that innovation doesn’t have to turn the whole world upside down to be impactful. College is the birthplace of many buzzing developments like Micah Miller’s passion project, Driven-U, a website which connects collaborators across all fields. Pairing …

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Video: China Night 2017

The Chinese Student and Scholar Association hosted a Chinese New Year event in the EMU ballroom, drawing in 300 students for a night of food and games. The night featured student performances ranging from traditional dance to modern Chinese pop.

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Video: The Shivas

The Shivas began as three 15-year-olds playing music in their parents’ garages in Vancouver, Washington. Now, Jared Molyneux as lead guitarist, Kristen Leonard on drums and Eric Shanafelt on bass, are based in Portland. The three of them have been playing together for ten years and have toured worldwide, spending …

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Video: The Women’s Marches in Oregon

This weekend women all over the United States united in protest and support for civil rights. Some estimates put the attendance at three million people, or more than 1 percent of the total population. Over 100,000 women marched in Portland alone. They originally met at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and marched …

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Video: Puddles, Through the Years

You have made it through the first week of Winter Term 2017. Congratulations! Before you get to any real work take a break and enjoy our beloved mascot, The Duck, popularly known as Puddles, being a better student than all of us throughout these years.

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Video: SoMo Live in Portland, Nov. 23, 2016

R&B and singer/songwriter SoMo recently visited Portland on his “Less Stress More Love” tour. The Emerald sat down with SoMo to discuss his loyal fan base, his songwriting process, and more. During the concert, it was very apparent that the fans of SoMo had nothing but love for the artist. …

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Video: Ducks Before and After the Election Results

  The University of Oregon is a historically left-wing campus. On November 8th, 2016 the Emerald set out to stir up a conversation on the importance of voting and this year’s nominees. Ranging from voters and non-voters to students unable to vote, here is the student commentary on the election, just …

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Video: University of Oregon Students protest the election

After the election results had all been tallied and students awoke to find their new President-Elect was Donald Trump many had strong feelings. The election process itself had been contentious and sometimes cruel and many students now have fears for the future. This is some of their stories and footage …

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Video: Gnash plays relaxed show in Portland

Gnash performs at a low-key show in Portland, Oregon. Singer/songwriter Gnash has quickly made his way up the charts since the release of his first EP, u, in 2015. Currently sitting at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, Gnash is becoming a very popular musician in the U.S. and all …

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Video: Ducks On Measure 97

Measure 97 is a proposed corporate tax measure on this year’s ballot. If passed, the new tax could bring in a large increase in funding to the state, which some argue could benefit higher education. Others see this as a new sales tax that will come out of consumers’ pockets. …

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Video: Sorority Bid Day 2016

Over 600 women received bids for the 13 sorority houses at University of Oregon’s Erb Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The emotional day culminated after a week of events that were designed to introduce the potential new members to sorority life at UO. Now that bids have been given, …

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Creativity on Campus: Closer look at the Craft Center

University of Oregon Senior Cassie Shammel talks about the benefits of the EMU craft center. She balances her life as a science major by diving into her DIY projects. Shammel offers that the crafter center is not just for creatives but those looking to acquire new skills. See what your …

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Inside the University of Oregon Central Kitchen

Find out what goes on behind the scenes at the University of Oregon central kitchen, which prepares meals for students who live in University housing.

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Video: Day Trip! – Mount Hood

In the Oregon summer, the mountains of the Cascades await. Forests, alpine meadows, lakes, and waterfalls abound.

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Video: Day Trip! – Portland Nature Break

Need a rest from the concrete jungle? If you’re in Portland, head to Washington park. Here you’ll find trails, botanical gardens, and the Oregon Zoo.

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Ducks On: Pizza!

We asked students to tell us what is the best pizza in town. Did they get it right?    

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Video: Day Trip! – Columbia River Gorge

Just outside of Portland lies a vast gorge carved by the Columbia River. In it you’ll find dozens of waterfalls, cliff side views, and trails to explore.

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VCR: Made In Summer

On a cool April night, the band members of VCR — Chase Clark, Emma Hurt and Tyler Howard — climb into Clark’s 1994 Buick Regal Sport. This ride has a purpose. The Eugene group has just finished recording its first album Season One! and wants to experience it on the …

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Inside the theater prop room

Take a tour of the prop room under Robinson Theater in the Miller Theater Complex and enjoy all of the old treasures stored there.

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Video: Road trip to Triangle Lake rock slides

The nearest man-made outdoor waterpark to Eugene, Oregon is a whole state away. Luckily, a few million years ago, Mother Nature made a hundred-foot-long rock slide at Triangle Lake. Its three turns and one hour away on a beautiful tree lined drive for a perfect day trip adventure.

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Video: Day Trip! – Willamette Forests

Head to the rugged foothills of the Cascades. The national forests surrounding the upper reaches of the Willamette River feature hot springs, waterfalls, and lakeside alpine meadows.

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Here’s every Oregon outdoor activity within 2 hours you should cross off your bucket list

Anyone who spends time in Oregon is gifted with immense geographic diversity unseen in many parts of the country. Within a two-hour drive of Eugene, you can stroll along the shores of the Pacific Ocean, taste the locally grown Pinot Noir that rivals the vintages of France, row across a …

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Video: Day Trip! – Waters of the McKenzie

Get in touch with the waters of the McKenzie River. See waterfalls, the bottom of an exceptionally clear lake, and some of the river’s inhabitants. While relatively pristine, this river (like many places in Oregon) is threatened from development along sensitive habitat, being trashed by visitors, and from infrastructure projects …

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Video: Portland Fashion Challenge

Can you get a whole new wardrobe in Portland for under $100? We find out!

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Ducks Taste Test Beyonce’s Lemonade

In Beyoncé’s video accompaniment to her album Lemonade, she outlines various emotions through song and through prose. She implies that her grandmother’s lemonade is a source of healing, emphasizing the metaphor that although someone may receive lemons, they can make sweet lemonade with them. We made the lemonade recipe Beyonce recited …

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Video: Day Trip! – Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park has been declared one of the seven wonders of Oregon. But beauty comes at a price, overcrowding and damage from visitors mar this volcanic monolith. In this video, see two of the main trails and learn how you can minimize your impact as a visitor in …

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Video: Day Trip! – Lava Lands

See some of the most recent lava flows in the state, take a walk around a crater rim, and go underground into a lava tube – all just south of Bend, Oregon. See too, how settlement of the west impacted the fire ecology of ponderosa forests.

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Video: Spring 2016 Street Faire

Head down to the ASUO Street Faire for plenty of good food, handicrafts, art, and fun.

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