I’m prone to injuring myself in stupid ways. In eighth grade I tried to make a half court shot in basketball without warming up in 54 degree weather and, unsurprisingly, threw my back out and lost a bet. During a high school tennis match, I once hit myself in the …
Emerald writers Emerson Malone, Craig Wright, Daniel Bromfield and guest contributor Alec Topkis review The Lumineers’ latest album Cleopatra and reflect on the life and career of legendary music icon Prince.
Emerald writers Emerson Malone and Craig Wright and special guest Nick Miller return to the ever-pressing question, ‘Is Weezer still cool?’ and share their thoughts on the band’s newest release, the White Album.
Consciously or not, death is almost certainly on your mind this week. Dead Week is upon us, turning the students into zombies, and the campus into a ghost town. Just for you, the Emerald recommends songs about dying, death and other mortality-related topics for your Dead Week. Listen to our …
It was an early birthday celebration for Parquet Courts’ bassist Sean Yeaton on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR. On the eve of his birthday, guitarist Austin Brown kept asking how Yeatons’ back felt, now that he was entering the geriatric age of 30. Dressed in …
Emerald staffers pick their favorite TV shows from last year, which featured many great shows, from the conclusion of ‘Mad Men’ and the introduction of ‘Better Call Saul’ on AMC, to Netflix originals ‘Master of None’ and ‘Jessica Jones.’
The remake of the 1991 cult classic Point Break is better than expected, just don’t expect much more than an entertaining movie.
For a blockbuster as massive as ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ the Emerald enlisted three reviewers to compare opinions. One could not find tickets at any theater, so we are left with a double review from a ‘Star Wars’ fanatic and a casual fan. All reviews are spoiler-free.
Beach Slang is the most exciting band of 2015. Whether they’re begging the audience for TUMS or rolling with guitars on the stage, its live act is an adrenaline rush. The Emerald spoke with singer James Alex before a recent Portland concert.
This Thanksgiving weekend, check out some of the best films from 2010-2015, handpicked by the Emerald staff.
Emerald Recommends the best albums between 2010 and 2015.
Project 529 is looking to reduce bike theft by 50 percent in 10 years. The new app allows users to register bikes and send out push notifications if a bike is stolen to every user in a 10 mile radius.
Arts and culture editors Daniel Bromfield and Craig Wright tell you whether ‘Spectre’ is worth your time in this first installment of the Emerald podcast “Daniel and Craig Review the New Daniel Craig Movie.”
Philadelphia punk band Beach Slang blends brash guitars and aching honesty into an engaging, 27-minute blast of fun on ‘The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us.’
FIDLAR delivered a high energy but brief performance in Portland at the Wonder Ballroom.
Today’s special: a hand-picked arrangement of an album and a beverage.
Neil Young and Promise Of The Real performed at Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday night, bringing a show full of Neil Young classics, as well as new material meant to take down agriculture giant, Monsanto.