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Country music gets a bad rap these days — which is understandable. The genre’s contemporary chart toppers are often characterized by tired clichés, shameless pandering and horrible pop production. But of course, not all country music is bad; there’s a wealth of incredibly gifted songwriters …

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On a cold and foggy Sunday morning, Meagan Tkach entered the Greenhill Humane Society with excitement and an open mind. Tkach is new to Eugene and looking for a way to engage with the community. She searched for activities that match her interests and found the perfect opportunity: cat yoga.

During the month of November, the University of Oregon Duck Nest Wellness Center is putting on weekly workshops that pertain to men’s health issues. The initiative is known as “movember” — 30 days when men do not shave in order to raise awareness for mental and physical health.  

Asking for a Friend is a weekly Sex and Relationships column hosted by Arts and Culture writer Dana Sparks and fueled by your curiosities. Click here to anonymously submit questions regarding sex, relationships and sex education.

As hundreds of people filed into the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art last weekend, they were met by a three-tier altar, called an “ofrenda,” covered in purple and orange “papel picado,” a paper banner with cut-out designs; ceramic “calaveras,” or skulls; and photos of loved ones.

Last month, University of Oregon graduate student Rachel Schwartzman won first place at a statewide karaoke competition in Salem, Oregon. On Nov. 15, she will fly to Las Vegas to compete in the 2018 Karaoke World Tour Championships.

A woman walked into the room leading a procession of dancers and musicians. Her face was painted to resemble traditional Mexican calaveras. Three roses framed her face: one on her forehead and one on each cheek. In some ways she stood out in her bright pink oversized blazer, puffy dress, whi…

Social media is a place for people to speak their mind, post their selfies and entertain others. With millions of accounts worldwide, users do not always get to see the best social media has to offer. Dog profiles are accounts that are often missed — but when users stumble upon them, they ca…

Halloween-time brings heaps of delicious candy. Loved ones send packages of assorted treats to their students at school, random clubs on the University of Oregon campus pass out pieces in front of the Erb Memorial Union and grocery stores sell out of the value-size bags.  It seems as though …

Halloween night is the most spooky night of the year — a perfect excuse to gather all your friends and delight in all things eerie. Since the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, making plans can be complicated. Weekends are the ideal time for parties and events, so Halloween this time ar…

Halloween night is the most spooky night of the year — a perfect excuse to gather all your friends and delight in all things eerie. Since the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, making plans can be complicated. Weekends are the ideal time for parties and events, so Halloween this time ar…

Halloween is fast approaching and students clad in costumes will wander between parties and bars for another weekend. In honor of this spooky season, the Emerald podcast team decided to find as many songs with the word "ghost" in them as they could. Listen as Podcast Editor Ryan Nguyen and P…

A Friday afternoon in the Erb Memorial Union means a short line for Chipotle, the possibility of actually snagging a booth by the window — and a cappella. Every Friday at 3:45 p.m., the sound of blended voices can be heard across the ground floor of the EMU as Mind The Gap, the University of…

More than 100 people filled the McDonald Theatre Friday night for a Halloween-themed lip sync battle. Relief Nursery hosted its third annual Lip Sync Reloaded event that featured eight performing groups from the community. Each group graced the stage in costumes related to their performance,…

More than 100 people filled the McDonald Theatre Friday night for a Halloween-themed lip sync battle. Relief Nursery hosted its third annual Lip Sync Reloaded event that featured eight performing groups from the community. Each group graced the stage in costumes related to their performance,…

A Friday afternoon in the Erb Memorial Union means a short line for Chipotle, the possibility of actually snagging a booth by the window — and a cappella. Every Friday at 3:45 p.m., the sound of blended voices can be heard across the ground floor of the EMU as Mind The Gap, the University of…

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Halloween is fast approaching and students clad in costumes will wander between parties and bars for another weekend. In honor of this spooky season, the Emerald podcast team decided to find as many songs with the word “ghost” in them as they could. Listen as Podcast Editor Ryan Nguyen and …

Asking for a Friend is a weekly Sex and Relationships column hosted by Arts and Culture writer Dana Sparks and fueled by your curiosities. Click here to anonymously submit questions regarding sex, relationships and sex education.