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On Feb. 23, the Womxn of Color Coalition will be hosting its second annual Body Positive Fashion Show in the Global Scholars Hall, Great Room from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The fashion show is in collaboration with the University of Oregon Counseling Center and All Sizes Fit – the university’s posit…

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The Green New Deal has shown up on the ballot list of many Democratic primary candidates, including Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand. This deal, popularized by freshman New York U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Senator Ed Marke…

Valentine’s Day has come and gone — whether you spent it with friends, family or a significant other, love was in the air. Most people had a low-key evening with the ones they love, but for celebrities, Valentine’s Day looked to be an extravaganza. From strip clubs to Mercedes-Benz G-wagons,…

Love — as both a feeling and a concept — has always been present in songwriting. For Valentine’s Day, here’s a handful of songs that celebrate, acknowledge and relish in that ubiquitous human experience.

Over the weekend we KLCC held its annual brew fest. Vendors large and small alike came together to serve the community beer and food for a fun filled event!

As the winter drags on, morale seems to drop with the temperature; nights get darker, fridges get emptier and sometimes there is no motivation left to leave the house for dinner. On these nights, some people turn to food delivery. But, what app is the right choice? Deciding between the main …

To honor Black History Month this year, you might want to consider adjusting your 2019 reading list from the traditionally-celebrated African American authors who have molded the shape of contemporary American literature — academic staples such as Octavia Butler, Langston Hughes and Zora Nea…

College students are major caffeine consumers. A 2018 study found that college students drink an average of 159 milligrams of caffeine each day, which is equivalent to over one-and-a-half cups of coffee; coffee is the number one method of caffeine consumption, according to the study. It’s no…

Sunriver Brewing started in the small resort town of Sunriver, just 20 minutes outside of Bend. In 2012, the Cameron family’s vision was two small brewing tanks in a pub that would serve food and award-winning beers. The idea grew into a dream for a full-on restaurant and a complete brewery …

This week on Wednesday, Bay Area rapper Dominic Woods, also known as Sage the Gemini, performed at the WOW Hall in Eugene for his “West for the Winter” tour. Dressed in a tan trucker jacket, with a cross-bag and dreadlocks, the 6-foot 5-inch Sage the Gemini showcased all aspects of the North…

Mesha Maren’s debut novel, “Sugar Run,” tells the story of a queer, Appalachian woman, Jodi, who just finished an 18-year stint in a federal correctional facility; she was 17 when she was sentenced to life in prison. When she is released in 2007, she’s uneasy about returning home to her brok…

Black history month is a nation-wide celebration that spans the month of February. The month is dedicated to honoring African American history, culture, leaders and struggles. Organizations around Eugene and the University of Oregon are among the many that put on events in honor of the month.

Black Power. Queerness. Femininity. Intersectionality. A new wave of female rappers and hip-hop artists are entering the mainstream, bringing social justice awareness with them. From Janelle Monae’s empowering visual album “Dirty Computer” to Princess Nokia’s tribute to New York and the comp…

Hip-hop storytelling is a funny thing. Themes and symbols are recycled and reused; fact and fiction become blurred as artists struggle to remain authentic while also creating an original and compelling story. As different as they are, most story-driven lyrics — and sometimes full concept alb…