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Video: An Interview with A UOregon Republican

Originally Published: May 5th, 2017 The Emerald interviews Trent Capurro, the recruitment director for The University of Oregon College Republicans about his views, organization and the challenges they face on campus.

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Video: UOregon Celebrates May The Fourth Be With You

The campus community banded together for a day we can all get behind, Star Wars Day. Rogue One was shown at the popular Ducks after Dark, and we talked to students about their warm feelings for the franchise.

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Podcast: Crowd funded video games

Mat Brock and Eric Schucht discuss the growing trend of crowd funded video games, as well as the hit-or-miss titles that have come out of the emerging business model. From “Undertale” to “The Mighty No. 9,” here’s how indie developers make it big and how industry veterans find a way …

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Podcast: How the smartphone stole flash games’ thunder

In this episode of the Emerald Podcast Network, Mat Brock and Eric Schucht discuss how flash game culture contributed to the development of mobile phone gaming. This episode was produced by Franziska Monahan.

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Podcast: Goodbye Club Penguin and how MMO games die

This time on the Emerald Podcast Network, Mathew Brock and Eric Schucht discuss the shutdown of the popular social MMO Club Penguin and the lifecycle of MMO games in general, particularly how they die out and why it hits so hard. You can read more about Club Penguin’s shutdown here. …

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Podcast: What should we make of the Nintendo Switch (part 2)

This time on the Emerald Podcast Network, Mathew Brock and Eric Schucht return to discuss the latest information on the Nintendo Switch gaming console straight from this year’s Nintendo Direct virtual conference Check out their initial discussion on the switch here. This episode was produced by Franziska Monahan.

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Podcast: Pokémon Sun and Moon

  Emerald arts and culture associate editor Mat Brock and videographer Eric Schucht share their thoughts on the upcoming Pokémon game, “Pokémon Sun and Moon.”

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UO psych graduates team up for children’s novella ‘Down the Manhole’

Inspired by Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll, a pair of University of Oregon students have taken their love for these tales and created an adventure of their own: Down The Manhole, a story of bunnies and psychology. Cesare B. Bisbocci and Louis Cicalese, two UO psychology students from …

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The life of a fruit fly researcher

Behind the locked doors of the Doe Research Lab is a place that few students get to visit. With over four thousand different variations of fruit flies, student researchers study these insects to better understand the human body. The average lifespan of a fruit fly is ten days. Ten days …

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Local UO Alumni crafts alternative to wooden musical instruments

The future of music is here. An alternative to wooden guitars and basses has been developed in Eugene. Made out of carbon fiber, the design allows for lighter, stronger and acoustically different instruments from their wooden counter parts. The products come from University of Oregon alumni, Steven Mosher whose current …

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How the university museum obtains it’s specimens for collections

It’s best to let the room air out before entering. Boxes of plastic bags line the shelves of this old garage. In the center are two glass fish tanks covered with a plastic tarp and the musky animal scent grows stronger as you rip it off to reveal the specimen: …

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Buzz-saw shark makes a splash at UO Museum

A mystery surrounds a shark with a jaw you have to see to believe. The helicoprion, or the buzz-saw shark, lived 290 million years ago and had a spiral like jaw full of teeth. Scientists are baffled on the exact aesthetics of such a creature, but a traveling exhibit on …

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle helps student group with river restoration

A student research group with the department of geography at the University of Oregon is using a small remote control flying robot to snap photos of rivers and mark how they change over time. The River Group, or “River Rats,” works with members of the geography department on river restoration and …

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Eugene Math Circle for those who love math

Math is an unusual after school activity but one group of Second and Third graders love it so much that if they finish their homework in class, they ask for more. The Eugene Math Circle is an after school program hosted by several University of Oregon faculty in the math …

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New Major Combines Geography with Computing

Smart phones. Practically everyone has one. It’s because of this that a new tech industry is booming, one which the geography department at the University of Oregon plans to capitalize on. A new major, called “spatial data, science and technology,” is currently under development. It will merge the fields of geography and computer science.

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$3 million grant to fund new app helping kids learn math

A new app developed by the University of Oregon’s Center for Teaching and Learning plans to help students who struggle with measurement and data analysis.

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Umpqua Community College president urges community to pull together

Umpqua Community College President Rita Cavin held a press conference on Oct. 5 to update the public on the university’s plans to move forward from the shooting that took place on campus last week. The UCC campus re-opened today, but classes are not expected to resume until next week. Students …

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Drinking in the red: Here’s how UO is coping with the week one drinking wave

You’re most likely to see people like this during the first six to eight weeks of school. A recent Oregon law means you can get them to safety without risking an MIP.

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