Arts & CultureEvents

WKND Calendar: Stress Less Week, Yelawolf and puppies

Check out all the events that are happening this weekend in Eugene and Portland!

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Eugene’s 10 best karaoke and open mic nights

Here are some of Eugene’s best places for karaoke and open mic nights. Stop by the Webfoot for karaoke or Growler Underground for open mic.

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Arabian Night, SpoonFest and The Undie Run

With great weather coming our way, there are countless event to have fun in the sun. Portland will host the Starlight Parade and run, attracting over 325,000 people annually. And it gets better — Stumptown Events Inc. is putting on WaldoCon for the second year. The event is free for anyone …

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Maz Jobrani coming to University of Oregon for Arabian Night

The Arabic Student Union is bringing famous comedian Maz Jobrani to the University of Oregon for its annual Arabian Night on May 28. Arabian Night is different every year. AJ Aljaafari has been the Arabic Student Union president since June and is excited about the changes he has made for this year. …

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UO Mills International Center to host World Poetry Night

The Mills International Center will host its 12th annual World Poetry night on May 13 from 5-8 p.m. The event will feature UO students as well as an open mic opportunity and dinner.

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UO Pride Week Events and Updates

It’s the University of Oregon Pride Week and that means tons of fun and informative events where members of the community can show their support for LGBTQ individuals. Here is a calendar of UO and off campus events. May 11 Pride Week: Ice Cream Social and Kickoff (2 p.m. Rogue …

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Sing and dance at the Out/Loud Queer & Trans Women’s Music Festival

The Out/Loud Women’s Music Festival will rock Cozmic Pizza for the 15th time on May 15.

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‘The Hunting Ground’ screening attracts large campus audience

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and Sexual Wellness Advocacy Team hosted a screening of The Hunting Ground on Thursday night in the Global Scholars Hall and the turn-out was unbelievable. Minutes before the screening started, a line filled the back of the room with individuals who were unable …

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Award-winning poet Phil Kaye is bringing spoken word to campus

The award-winning poet, published author and co-director of project VOICE, Phil Kaye will be at the UO on April 28 in the EMU Ballroom. He will perform spoken word poetry that makes his performance unlike something many have never seen before.

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A dish to remember — check out these bars with unusual foods

By Andrea Harvey, Rachel Benner, Ally Taylor and Kira Hoffelmeyer. Sometimes you just need to escape the campus bar scene to, you know, treat yo’ self. Or maybe your parents are coming into town or you want to take your date to a not-so-fancy fancy place. It might be nice …

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Arts & CultureMusicNightlife

Hi-Fi Music Hall soon to open in Eugene

HiFi, a new concert hall is opening soon in downtown Eugene.

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Arts & CultureMusic

DJ Victor steps out from behind the campus bar turn tables

This week DJ Victor Boc put down the headphones and spoke to the Emerald about life, hip-hop and keeping it current. Emerald: Something distinct about you as a DJ is your age. Would you agree? Victor Boc: I never say my age in interviews. I never have and I don’t think I ever …

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Arts & CultureFood

10 Best Trader Joe’s Recipes For Spring

A stuffed avocado, chili cornbread casserole or a shrimp nugget taco are amongst the many Trader Joe’s recipes perfect for any spring activity.

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Health

The 7 best hiking trails for springtime

The weather is getting warmer. Perfect for going out and enjoying some fresh air. If you’re bored of Spencer’s Butte, here are some other hikes in the area you can enjoy.

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New management at Taylor’s means big changes for spring

Taylor’s in under new management. With it come new bartenders, new benches and a new layout. But don’t worry, dollar beers are here to stay.

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Arts & CultureHealth

Warrior Sisters fights to end sexual violence, holds free self-defense training sessions for women

Lane County is consistently recording more sexual assault cases than the national average, according to the Warrior Sisters, a Eugene based organization of women who are fighting back. Sam Krop was originally inspired to start this program after learning about the Gulabi Gang in India, another group of women standing together …

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Cameron Huber, UO Student and Creators of Bull and Stash profile

Cameron Huber, a University of Oregon student and the founder of Bull and Stash, uses Kickstarter to see his idea for the perfect pocket journal become reality. Huber came up with the idea when he read that if you wrote down all of your expenses in a journal it would keep you …

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Tenant transported to RiverBend hospital for smoke inhalation from apartment fire at 17th and Hilyard

The Eugene Fire Department arrived at a house on 17th Avenue and Hilyard Alley at approximately 6 p.m. on Saturday to respond to a fire. Authorities believe the fire started in a trash can in the bathroom. “It was a real small fire and the first engine was able to …

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ASUONews

View point neutrality questioned in ASUO Senate

At last weeks ASUO meeting, senate member view point neutrality and moral obligations were questioned by a special request. Members of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity approached senate to request funding for bringing Chris Widener, an author and motivational speaker, to campus. Widener speaks on personal development and leadership in the …

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ASUONews

ASUO Senate is moving forward despite backlash from hiring process

This term, ASUO Senate and Executive board had a controversial hiring process when multiple individuals stepped forward to voice their mistrust of the system and the unfairness of the process. However, the hired senators are moving forward in their positions and trying to make a difference on the senate. They …

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Controversial funding vote was close at ASUO senate

Last night’s ASUO Senate meeting was filled to the brim with more groups present for special requests than any other meetings this year. Members of the LGBTQA came before the Senate requesting money to host Janet Mock, former People Magazine staff editor and active member in the transgender community, at the …

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CrimeNews

Hit and run on 17th and Ferry

A white Mazda driving down 17th Avenue clipped a car and crashed into a tree at approximately 12:50 a.m., Nov. 20. Upon hitting the tree, the driver jumped out of the car and headed east toward campus, according to University of Oregon student Angelo Di Liberto, who witnessed the entire event. …

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Q&A: Abe Schafermeyer on the problems international students face and the programs availiable to help

Daily Emerald reporter Ally Taylor sits down with Abe Schafermeyer, The Director of International Students and Scholars, to talk about the problems international students face and the programs dedicated to integrating them into the community. Schafermeyer was born in New Hamshire and received his M. Ed in student affairs from …

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Sisk reporting IP addresses of “bullying” blogs to admin if not terminated

At tonight’s Associated Students of University of Oregon meeting, Senate Vice President Miles Sisk offered an ultimatum. Senate President Rebecca Rhodes had broached the subject earlier of personal attacks on Senate members through social media. This has been a problem in the past and is continuing with this year’s Senate. …

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