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Podcast: Alternate Ending: The guys are back to talk cheat codes

    On this episode of the Emerald Podcast Network, Arts and Culture writer Mathew Brock and Videographer Eric Schucht come back for one last hurrah. The topic of discussion: cheat codes. Have they been replaced by microtransactions? This nostalgic conversation goes into the history of our favorite cheat codes …

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Podcast: Remakes, remasters and ports — reimagining video games

    On this episode of the Emerald Podcast Network, Mathew Brock and Eric Schucht discuss the differences between video game remakes, remasters and ports. Their discussion covers such classics as Starcraft to Crash Bandicoot and includes their favorite and least liked modern adaptations of nostalgic, classic games.n this episode …

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Video: Hey, Oregon – what are you listening to?

The Emerald is bringing back one of our most popular series for another episode. We walked around campus asking students what music they were listening to and here’s what they said.  Check out the other videos in this series here. 

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Video: Hong Kong Night

The Emerald attended Hong Kong night, a celebration of international cultures and talents. Check out our interview with one of the event coordinators about why Hong Kong culture is unique and special.

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Video: Tereso Cobian draws comics

If you’ve ever wanted to see Spiderman smoke a bong and flip off the Green Goblin, then “Private Posse” just might be the comic book for you. Former UO student Tereso Cobian has spent that last few years writing and illustrating his own comic book currently on sale at The …

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Welcome to the MultiVRse: Virtual reality gaming in Eugene

VR gaming is finally here with MultiVRse, Eugene’s first virtual reality arcade. A passion project of Andy McClure and Mike Gray that launched Halloween 2016, the duo has several computers and VR systems set up for people to try. Anyone, whether they be age six, 60, or wheel chair bound, …

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Video: China Night 2017

The Chinese Student and Scholar Association hosted a Chinese New Year event in the EMU ballroom, drawing in 300 students for a night of food and games. The night featured student performances ranging from traditional dance to modern Chinese pop.

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Video: The Women’s Marches in Oregon

This weekend women all over the United States united in protest and support for civil rights. Some estimates put the attendance at three million people, or more than 1 percent of the total population. Over 100,000 women marched in Portland alone. They originally met at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and marched …

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Podcast: What should we make of the Nintendo Switch?

In this installment from the Emerald Podcast Network, writers Eric Schucht and Mathew Brock discuss the forthcoming gaming system Nintendo Switch. Listen to the episode below. Subscribe to Emerald podcasts on iTunes here.

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Video: Ducks On Measure 97

Measure 97 is a proposed corporate tax measure on this year’s ballot. If passed, the new tax could bring in a large increase in funding to the state, which some argue could benefit higher education. Others see this as a new sales tax that will come out of consumers’ pockets. …

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Video: The art of the Campbell Club

What lies behind the walls of the Campbell Club has been a secret to many, until now. A creatives paradise lies behind the doors of this student Co-Op. Almost every inch of the walls in the converted sorority house has been painted with murals and artwork. Ranging from themes of …

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Schucht: Why pockets are sexist

“Hey, can you hold my phone?” Said every girl I’ve ever hung out with, ever. I turn into a walking purse every time I’m with a friend of the opposite sex. People don’t want to have to lug around a giant purse or not wear their favorite clothing, so I …

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Inside the University of Oregon Central Kitchen

Find out what goes on behind the scenes at the University of Oregon central kitchen, which prepares meals for students who live in University housing.

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Ducks On: Pizza!

We asked students to tell us what is the best pizza in town. Did they get it right?    

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Inside the theater prop room

Take a tour of the prop room under Robinson Theater in the Miller Theater Complex and enjoy all of the old treasures stored there.

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14 Dead, 17 injured in San Bernardino shooting

14 people were killed and 17 wounded in a mass shooting that took place in San Bernardino, California today at roughly 11 a.m. The motive of the of the shooting is unclear, but it is believed that there were at least three assailants, according to a press conference with the …

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Accident on Hilyard leaves one driver injured

A car accident  with a Ford white taurus and a U-Haul occurred between 11th and 13th Ave. on  Hilyard St. Nov. 18th. The accident was called in at 1:46 to the Eugene Police Department, according to The EPD’s Public Relations Officer, Melinda McLaughlin. The taurus was un-drivable after the crash, and the incident blocked …

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UO students in France safe, office of international affairs says

The University of Oregon Office of International Affairs announced that all 13 UO students studying abroad in France at the time of the recent Paris terrorist attacks are safe, and that the faculty member in Paris has flown home. None of the students were near Paris at the time of the …

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UO alumnus Minoru Yasui to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Minoru Yasui, a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom later this month, according to a press release from the White House.  Yasui was a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society at the UO in 1937 and was the first …

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Car crash near Ducks Village

A two car collision was called into the Eugene Police Department at 1:07 pm, Wednesday, according to Melinda McLaughlin, with the EDP. A blue Porsche collided with a small compact on Kinsrow and MLK near Ducks Village. Moderate damage was reported on both vehicles with no people being injured. The …

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New student schedule builder on DuckWeb available Friday

A new schedule building tool called Schedule Builder is going to be added to DuckWeb Friday, Oct. 30 at eight a.m. The tool allows students to create a schedule template for classes they wish to register for the following term. Students can also use the tool to block out time …

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Suspects for the 2012 assault of two UO students sentenced

Two suspects have been sentenced to the 2012 assault of two current UO members of the Track and Field team, according to a press release from Oregon State Police. Hayden Ray Tabor(age 22) and Matthew Logan McKinney (age 22) plead guilty in a Douglas County Circuit Court to throwing a …

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Merkley and Wyden visit UO to talk about college affordability

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden came to the University of Oregon campus to discuss legislation on college affordability this Monday, Oct. 12. Merkley and Wyden, who are both sponsoring the legislation, talked to students and faculty about the high cost of a college education, student debt and steps to …

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Northern Arizona University shooting leaves 3 wounded, 1 dead

A shooting left one dead and three wounded after a confrontation between two groups of students in a parking lot at Northern Arizona University.  Steven Jones, an 18-year-old freshman at NAU, was taken into custody without incident, according to the New York Times. Jones has been charged with first-degree murder and …

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Umpqua Community College patients at Riverbend expected to survive

Two Umpqua Community College shooting victims remain in critical condition and one is in stable condition, medical officials said during a press conference at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend on Friday morning. It is unknown when they will leave the hospital, but all three patients are expected to survive. …

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Schucht: Life at Bean

“Wait, you live there?” “Yeah, what’s wrong with it?” “Nothing man, except if totally sucks.” “Well, I like it. I mean, it is my home.” This is the jest of what happens whenever the whereabouts of my current residence pops up in a conversation. Bean East is one of several …

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Schucht: Gouge the eyes and aim for the crotch

Jeet Kune Do knocks out Judo and Taekwondo by being used only for strictly for self-defense and a unique main tactic.

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Schucht: UO Humans Vs. Zombies Vs. Me

Every fall and spring term, several students can be seen wandering around campus waving Nerf Blasters at others wearing headbands. This is the campus wide game of tag known as UO Humans Vs. Zombies. Human players try to survive the week without being tagged and turned into a member of …

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Schucht: Recipe guide to Carson Dining

Have you ever been to Carson Dining and thought about making your own food? Well for ideas, look no further.

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Schucht: Why isn’t anything original anymore?

Summer is approaching and so are the summer block busters. The upcoming movies closely mirror already made movies and on going sequels. Is Hollywood playing it too safe with book to movie adaptions or unoriginal films?

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