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Paleontologist Dr. Jack Horner (the inspiration for Alan Grant in ‘Jurassic Park’) to lecture about de-extinction

Why is your water glass trembling? It can’t possibly be caused by earth-rattling T-rex footsteps like in the 1993 classic film Jurassic Park, right? Guess again. For the past five years, the Graduate Evolutionary Biology and Ecology Students (GrEBES) at the University of Oregon have hosted a series of seminars related …

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Here’s your guide to some select bike trails in Lane County

Spring term is known for being the fun term: a lot of seniors will soon be graduating, freshmen are finally feeling settled in, everyone has eyes set on the summer and even faculty are a little jazzed. Whether you want to be in nature, explore Eugene or hang out with …

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Emerald Recommends the best stand-up comedy to get you through finals

Finals week doesn’t need to be such a self-serious affair. You don’t have to let your group project kill the mood. Don’t let bombing your international communication exam get you down. It’s okay. Take a deep breath. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Besides, don’t you realize …

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Kwiecien: How do you make sure the person you’re having sex with doesn’t later accuse you of sexual assault?

How do you make sure the person you’re having sex with doesn’t later accuse you of sexual assault? If they can claim months after sex that they didn’t actually consent (even though they were obviously into it the whole time), aren’t you kind of screwed? (no pun intended). -Dude Process …

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Podcast: The Oscars Recap Edition

Emerald writers Emerson Malone, Craig Wright, Chris Berg and Braedon Kwiecien found a good time of day to meet and discuss the 88th Annual Academy Awards with special guest Hunter Moore. In this episode, the #sowhite #somale cohort discuss how the big night went for people like Chris Rock, Jacob …

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Kwiecien: How do you handle not climaxing during sex?

How do you handle not being able to climax during a session in which your partner has multiple orgasms? – Blessing and a curse Dear Blessing and a curse, From your legal name, I get the sense that you feel slightly ambiguous about your question. On one hand, you like …

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Preview: ‘The Art of Cunnilingus’ to be discussed at LLC next Tuesday

Next Tuesday a certified clinical sexologist will visit the University of Oregon to address “the art of cunnilingus.” Dr. Victoria Hartmann, director of the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas, believes that anyone – not just parents – can teach their children about sex. Dr. Hartmann’s mother was very open about …

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Kwiecien: Steps to starting a relationship

“I want to be in a relationship so much, but I never have been. I just don’t know what to do or how anything works, and being shy doesn’t help. What do I do?” – April Showers Dear April Showers, As this is my first response with the Emerald, I …

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Podcast: The 2015 Oscar nominations are, indeed, #sowhite

The general consensus of what reigned supreme in 2015 cinema was declared on Jan. 15 with the 88th annual Academy Award nominations. That same week, a few of us at the Emerald discussed what surprises (or lack thereof) and diversity (or lack thereof) was boasted throughout the Oscar nominations. The …

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