BaseballSports

Eugene Emeralds lose to Tri-City, end four-game winning streak

The Eugene Emerald’s lost 8-2 to the Tri-City Dust Devils on Sunday afternoon, the fourth in a five-game series. The loss ends their four-game winning streak. “It was a pretty smooth, fast game and everybody was hoping to get out of here early for dinner, but things happen fast,” manager …

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BaseballSports

The Emerald’s defeated Tri-City in the first of a five-game home series

The Emerald’s began their five-game home series against the Tri-City Dust Devils with a 7-1 win, winning their third straight game at home. Pitcher Oscar De La Cruz started the game with a strikeout and his tenacity created a six-inning shutout. The game started off slow, with only a few …

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Opinion

Sandy: Summer in Eugene doesn’t suck

June is finally here. The weather has shifted, campus is emptying and you’re in Eugene for the long haul. Graduation has passed, freshmen have moved out of the dorms and here you are sitting in your half-empty apartment wondering what you’re going to do this summer. This can be a …

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Grad guide 2015: A senior’s farewell to Oregon

I began college like most other students. Intimidated, not super excited about living in Bean and with absolutely no idea what I was going to do with my life. Enter in Math 111. My first college course. It was in Deady, in a chair nailed to the floor with a …

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Grad GuideSpecial Sections

Grad Guide 2015: Places to take your last bite in Eugene

There are only a few short weeks left in the beautiful land of Eugene. We’re all thinking about what we’re going to miss most. Our beautiful campus, the incredible hiking views, how close the bars are to campus, the food… especially the food. Eugene has some amazing restaurants. It’s home …

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Grad GuideSpecial Sections

Grad Guide 2015: Graduation schedule

The University Graduation Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 15 at 9 a.m. in Matthew Knight Arena. The following list is the schedule of school, college and department ceremonies. Sunday, June 14 CMAE: 9 a.m., EMU Ballroom General Sciences: 12 p.m., Willamette Hall Atrium Conflict Resolution: 1 p.m., Knight Law Center Commons PPPM: 1 p.m., Hendricks …

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OpinionPodcast

Unsolicited Opinions with Bayley Sandy: ‘Dad Bod’

Emerald opinion editor Bayley Sandy sat down with news reporter Alex Wallachy and resident pop culture enthusiast Brooke Barker to discuss one of pop cultures most pressing issues: the dad bod. *Warning, explicit language ahead*  

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Sandy: Stuff to check off your bucket list before graduating

Spring term is here and graduation is not far behind. Here are the things you should do before you leave Eugene for good.

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Podcast: Would you recommend "50 Shades of Grey" to your mother?

In this special episode from the Emerald Podcast Network, Alexandra Wallachy, Andrea Harvey, and Bayley Sandy discuss the sadomasochistic hurricane of a romance film, 50 Shades of Grey. The podcast will be on iTunes soon, but for now you can download it from our SoundCloud page. Happy listening.   [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/191040611″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” …

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Opinion

Sandy: Cut Governor Kitzhaber some slack

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber just can’t catch a break these days. From discovering that his fiancée illegally married someone so that they could obtain a green card to dealing with the realization that she has also been using her influence for personal financial gain — he may want to turn …

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Opinion

Sandy: Remembering what Martin Luther King, Jr. stood for

I wonder how many Americans celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By celebrating it, I don’t mean how many had a barbecue or went skiing while rejoicing in not having class for a day. What I mean is: how many took the time to reflect on his amazing legacy? There’s more …

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Opinion

Sandy: A list of New Year's resolutions you can (probably) keep

If you’re anything like everyone else on the planet, then you probably have the same couple of New Years resolutions on your list every year. Exercise, save money and be a better person. These broad, over generalized resolutions are always difficult to achieve and actually follow through with. I’ve come …

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Opinion

Sandy: What Ducks are thankful for this Thanksgiving

There are plenty of things 20-somethings have to be thankful for this thanksgiving. Parents who pay our phone bills, campus clubs who give out free coffee during finals and dead week, siblings that make extended family gatherings not so awkward, professors who grade on a curve, Marcus Mariota… The list really …

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Sandy: The UO Counseling Center’s lack of funding is a step backward from improving mental health in college

Mental health is a significant issue that is often stigmatized, concealed and rarely discussed on college campuses across the country. Some of the most common issues for students are stress, academic concerns, depression and anxiety, according to the University of Oregon Counseling Center. If students are experiencing these problems, they may go …

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