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Building Legacies: The president formerly known as Prince Lucien Campbell

The Emerald is continuing its series on names of University of Oregon campus buildings this week with Prince Lucien Campbell Hall. Check out the previous building stories on Lillis Hall, Gerlinger Hall and Condon Hall.  Prince Lucien Campbell Hall towers over west campus. Known to most students as simply “PLC,” …

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Winter art exhibitions to explore around Oregon

Many new exhibitions will open at local museums in Oregon this year, ranging from historic French bronze sculptures to paintings inspired by the Qur’an. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, trying to impress an artsy friend or are attempting to live up to your New Year’s resolution to be more cultured, …

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Quadruple Take: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

With the release of a new Star Wars film, the Emerald has enlisted four writers to offer their views on the film. The response from critics so far has been mixed, so we decided to offer a multi-take review for the first Star Wars side story, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  Mathew Brock, associate arts and …

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Things to do this week: Nov. 24-30 Turkey Trot, German Fall Festival, Nutcracker, Grateful Dead jam

Thursday, Nov. 24: Turkey Trot Eugene starting at Valley River Center (293 Valley River Center), 9 a.m., $25 registration at event On Thanksgiving morning, before you get weighed down with a belly full of turkey and stuffing, Valley River Center will be hosting the Turkey Trot Eugene. The event will …

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Building Legacies: Who is Chuck Lillis?

The Emerald is continuing its weekly series on names of buildings this week with Lillis Hall. Last week, we looked into the history of Gerlinger Hall’s namesake, Irene Gerlinger. That story is available here. Lillis Hall has is one of most recognizable buildings on University of Oregon’s campus. Photos of …

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Wednesday’s study abroad fair at the EMU gives students a chance to explore

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the EMU Main Ballroom, Global Education Oregon (GEO) will host the annual fall study abroad fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature representatives from all 200 programs featured in GEO’s arsenal. According to Sam Bethel, Campus and Partner Relations Coordinator for Global …

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Building Legacies: Gerlinger Hall’s namesake

On Sept. 8, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees unanimously voted to dename of Dunn Hall after a list of demands by the Black Student Task Force prompted UO President Michael Schill to recommend the renaming of both Dunn and Deady halls. The controversy surrounding the name of Dunn …

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Things to do this week Nov. 10-16: Cheese tasting, EUCON, Change Food Festival Viewing, Saturday Market

Friday, Nov. 11: Noble Cheeses of France at Provisions Market Hall (296 E. Fifth Ave.), 5:30 p.m., tickets $30 Provisions Market Hall is hosting a talk, tasting and discussion class with cheese-monger Sam Rollins for those interested in the process of making artisan cheese. With a focus on French cheeses, …

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Building Legacies: Who was Thomas Condon?

On Sept. 8, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees unanimously voted to take away the name of Dunn Hall after a list of demands by the Black Student Task Force prompted UO President Michael Schill to recommend the renaming of both Dunn and Deady halls. The controversy surrounding the name …

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South Park’s 20th season brings fresh and hilarious content

Comedy Central’s South Park has left a legacy unlike any other TV show before. It is the longest-running Comedy Central series and the third longest-running animated series in American television. It has won five primetime Emmys and a Peabody, and has been adapted into a full-length feature film and multiple …

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UO Insight Seminars connect university with community via liberal arts

While the University of Oregon has many enriching programs for its students, it also strives to maintain a connection with community around campus. One of these such programs is the UO Insight Seminars which focus on engaging the Eugene and Springfield community with the liberal arts. Hosted by the UO …

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‘Animal House of Blues’ director reflects on the production of ‘Animal House’ ahead of Halloween party

For some, the typical image of college consists of students mingling on the quad and mountains of homework to be completed. For others, the idea of college immediately triggers John “Bluto” Blutarsky and Eric “Otter” Stratton rallying the men of Delta Tau Chi chanting “Toga!” at the top of their …

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Things to do this week Oct. 27-Nov. 2: ‘Rocky Horror,’ ‘Here, There, and Everywhere,’ Shakespeare

Thursday Oct. 27: “Motoring Out of Time: Histories of Technology and Development in Tanzania” at Knight Library Browsing Room (1501 Kincaid St.), 12-1:15 p.m., free Led by Dr. Joshua Grace, a renowned historian, this lecture will focus on cultures of technology, mobility and development in Tanzania from the 1870s to …

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David McCosh’s vivid lithography appears at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

It is easy to overlook the tiny Morris Graves Gallery, hidden in the halls of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Because many larger exhibits occupy the long halls in the museum, one could easily walk right through the Graves Gallery, unaware of its existence. But the gallery houses a new …

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Preview: Renowned religious scholar Reza Aslan to lecture on campus Oct. 18

Reza Aslan, a world-renowned author, commentator, professor, producer and expert of religion will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 18, about religion, identity and the future of America. The talk will be held in Straub 156 at 7:30 p.m. and is facilitated by the Oregon Humanities Center. Aslan’s insight on the divides …

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The ‘Birth of a Nation Soundtrack’ resonates with our deeply divided society

The new film The Birth of a Nation is based on Nat Turner’s slave rebellion of 1831, in which 60 white people were killed by a group of slaves in what Turner believed was a sign from God to rise up. The film was released on Oct. 7, but the …

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FOX’s ‘Pitch’ shatters stereotype of what a baseball player and sports TV show should look like

On Thursday, FOX aired the second installment of its new series Pitch, profiling the life experiences of the first woman ever to play in Major League Baseball. Although the story is fictional, San Diego Padres pitcher Ginny Baker, played by Kylie Bunbury, has the ability to inspire young women everywhere …

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