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Podlandia: Where to start?

Welcome to Podlandia, a new mini-series from the Emerald Media Podcast Network designed for podcasters, by podcasters, and for everyone lookng to get started. The second episode of the series tackles getting started, and features two college podcasters from “Good News, A Podcast.” Understand the struggles of starting a podcast …

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Vance Joy plays musician and storyteller at sold-out Edgefield show

Vance Joy graced his Australian pop and locks to a packed house at the Edgefield Amphitheater Tuesday evening. Truth be told, it wouldn’t have worked anywhere else. Free from vaulted ceilings and cramped seating, the open lawns were filled with signs of summer – shorts, tees and freshly unfurled blankets. …

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Podlandia: Should you make a podcast?

Welcome to Podlandia, a new mini-series from the Emerald Media Podcast Network designed for podcasters, by podcasters, and for everyone lookng to get started. The first episode of the series tackles the radio industry: how has it changed over the years, and as podcasts reach the height of their boom, …

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Podcast: Meet the Emerald’s new Editor-in-Chief

On this episode of the Emerald Podcast Network, current Editor-in-Chief Jack Pitcher and incoming Editor-in-Chief Zach Price sit down with Podcast Editor Alec Cowan to talk about the Emerald’s year in review: what could the paper have done better, what are the struggles of being editor-in-chief and what are Zach’s …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: It’s time for the World Cup

Associate Sports Editor Shawn Medow and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan discuss all things world cup. From group by group breakdowns to the biggest teams to watch out for, it’s time for the world cup. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Podcast: Emerald FC: Premier league wrap up and a champions league final preview

Join Associate Sports Editor Shawn Medow and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan as they review a hectic and surprising Premier League football season. Shawn’s Manchester United finish second in the table and Alec’s Liverpool make it into the the top four, with Chelsea making a surprising drop. The two also discuss …

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Podcast: Emerald Recommends: Songs for spring

Join Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan as they discuss their picks for the songs for spring. These songs are meant to welcome the spring sun and move away from the cold and wet winter, as well as encapsulate all the fresh emotions as …

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Podcast: News wrap: The biggest stories from winter term

Join Senior News Editor Will Campbell, Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan as they review the biggest stories from a busy winter term at the University of Oregon. The stories featured include U.S. Senator Ron Wyden’s visit to campus, Red Wagon Creamery’s EMU closure, the passing …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: Our favorite concerts and venues of the past year

On this edition of the Emerald culture wrap, Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies, Senior News Reporter Casey Crowley, and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan discuss their favorite concerts from the past year as well as which concerts they’re looking forward to in 2018. They also discuss the advantages and disadvantages …

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Podcast: General education requirements set to change and UO Senate votes to denounce white supremacy

Today is Saturday, Feb. 3. Here are the three stories from this past week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin and Senior News Reporter Casey Crowley break down the biggest changes coming to UO’s “confusing” general …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: How do we interpret art after the #MeToo movement?

On this episode of the Emerald Culture wrap, News Reporter Casey Crowley, Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan discuss the recent story from babe.net on Aziz Ansari, and in particular, whether or not we as consumers of media can enjoy Ansari’s work after the …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: Looking back on journalism in film after seeing ‘The Post’

Join podcast editor Alec Cowan, senior news editor Will Campbell and senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies as they discuss Steven Spielberg’s most recent film “The Post”, which examines a 1970s Washington Post as its publishers face the truth about the Vietnam War. The group then compares the movie …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: VAR a success and Manchester City running away with the Premier League

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell, Adam Eberhardt and Alec Cowan discuss the expansion of VAR to the Premier League and its success in important penalty situations in the week’s games. The group also discusses recent fixtures, transfers and what teams are running away with La Liga and the Premier League. This …

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Review: Hippo Campus returns to Portland

The Crystal Ballroom filled with chants Saturday night as the soaring indie-group Hippo Campus brought warm vibes to the drizzly Portland night. Saint Paul, MN-based Hippo Campus comprises Jake Luppen (vocals), Nathan Stocker (guitar), Zach Sutton (bass) and Whistler Allen (drums). Each member goes by the stage names Turntan, Stitches, …

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: Increases in resident tuition and university senate goals for winter term

Today is Saturday, Jan. 19. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, podcast editor Alec Cowan and senior news reporter Michael Tobin discuss the Emerald’s cover story examining how resident tuition has risen over the last ten years, the …

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Emerald Recommends: Songs for winter

In this episode of Emerald Recommends from the Emerald Podcast Network, arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies, music writer Jordan Montero and podcast editor Alec Cowan discuss songs for winter. These are songs both new and old that capture the ambiance of winter months: rain, cold and melancholy, but also …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: What to look forward to in 2018

On this episode of the Emerald culture wrap, podcast editor Alec Cowan and senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies discuss what they are looking forward to most in the year 2018. Sararosa names some new albums from artists like Car Seat Headrest and Alec looks forward to all things …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: The transfer window

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell and Alec Cowan discuss the biggest Premier League transfers in this installment of Emerald FC. The group also discusses recent fixtures and the controversy swirling around penalties and VAR. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Podcast: Emerald Recommends the songs that defined 2017

  In this episode of Emerald Recommends from the Emerald Podcast Network, arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies, music writers Nic Castillon and Jordan Montero and podcast editor Alec Cowan discuss the music that defined 2017. This is not necessarily the best music to come out this year, but instead, …

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Podcast: End of the term news wrap up: Knight Campus, Bigby-Williams case and UO Student Collective protests

Today is Saturday, Dec. 9. Here are the biggest stories from fall term 2017. In this news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss the biggest stories the Emerald covered this year. These are long-running stories that have defined much of the year, such as …

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Duck Store Evacuated on 13th Avenue

The Duck Store on 13th Avenue was evacuated around 1:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 after two students experienced a medical condition related to feelings of lightheadedness. According to Duck Store CEO Arlyn Schaufler, the Duck Store was told by the Eugene Fire Department to evacuate the building in case of …

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Podcast: The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw and an MLS Cup rematch

On this episode of Emerald FC, Emerald staffers Adam Eberhardt, Shawn Medow, Will Campbell and Alec Cowan discuss the biggest news in soccer from this past week: the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw. Of course, no discussion would be complete without talking on the MLS Cup rematch between Seattle and …

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Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Science communication with Theresa Cheng and Saul Propp

In this second season debut of Spotlight on Science, Kris Chauvin and Max Drascher speak with Theresa Cheng and Saul Propp about science communication: why it is important and how scientists and researchers can get better at it. Science communication aims to explain research and findings in a way that …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: The good, the bad and the Taylor Swift

On this second episode of the Emerald culture wrap, Senior Podcast Editor Alec Cowan, Associate Arts and Culture Editor Dana Alston, and Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies discuss three things from this past week that caught their attention. What follows is some good talk on “Mindhunter” — Netflix’s …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: Favorite shows of fall

On this inaugural episode of the Emerald culture wrap, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies discuss their favorite shows of fall thus far. The focus of the discussion settles on “Broad City” and “BoJack Horseman,” two shows taking unique directions in their latest seasons, …

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: GAP visits campus, Faculty Senate addresses bias in evals

Today is Saturday, Oct. 21. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss the arrival of the “Genocide Awareness Project” on campus, which posted graphic images on the EMU …

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 4: DACA and a reflection on Hispanic Heritage Month

Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo join their guest, Julian Vasquez, for a frank conversation about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Included in …

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: the President’s speech interrupted and the new bar passage rates

Today is Saturday, Oct. 7. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss President Michael Schill’s “State of the University” address, which was suspended due to a student protest. …

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 3: Kaepernick and protest

  Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo have a lot to talk about — saying it’s about Kaepernick is just scraping the surface. Music …

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 2: deconstructing machismo

  Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo deconstruct the concept of machismo, discussing how they’ve seen it within Latinx culture and their personal lives. …

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