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Review: ‘The Reducetarian Solution’ gives readers a diet with less meat

Author Brian Kateman has a new diet that aims to improve people’s health and cut resource consumption. “The Reducetarian Solution: How the Surprisingly Simple Act of Reducing the Amount of Meat in Your Diet Can Transform Your Health and the Planet” is his first book since co-founding the non-profit Reducetarian Foundation …

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Things to do this week: Spring Dance Loft, Beer Dinner at Falling Sky, Honk! Fest Eugene

Wednesday, June 7-June 17: Bowls Around Town at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History (1680 E. 15th Ave.), free with sign-up Past and Presents, The Museum Store, is hosting an inclusive and interactive project called Bowls Around Town. Stop by the museum to pick up a bowl kit containing …

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Local hiker Dan Henry’s guide to the best trails near Eugene

If you’re craving an afternoon away from the stress of finals, it may be time to take a hike. According to a 2012 study by Plos.org, hiking can boost your creativity and ability to focus on a task. This is good news for students seeking a pre-finals outdoor adventure. For …

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Emerald Recommends: Songs of the summer 2017

As the end of the school year approaches, students will be faced with their first issue of the summer: What songs make it onto a summer playlist? Although the Oregon weather has yet to fully remind us of summer, the Emerald has selected its favorite songs to help put you in …

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22 Below brings rolled ice cream to Eugene

Unlike many other University of Oregon students, Kady Chen, 19, won’t be searching for a job after graduation; she is already the co-owner of a local business with her fiancè, Yao Zhang, 21. She will leave UO with a diploma, a job, a fiancè and an infant daughter at home. …

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Things to do this week: Talbott Brothers, fly fishing and Pioneer Cemetery Memorial Service

Thursday, May 25: Introduction to Fly Fishing: Basics of Fly Fishing & Casting, (part one: 444 W 3rd Ave., part two: Alton Baker Park), 6:30p.m., $55 for both classes, $45 for casting class Eugene sits in a prime location for those who love the outdoors. Home Waters Fly Fishing & …

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Grad Guide 2017: Wineries to visit with your parents

Abbelone Vineyard and Winery: 85505 Christensen Rd., Eugene; Hours: (after Memorial Day): Friday 5-9, p.m., Saturday and Sunday: noon to 5 p.m. This family-owned winery opened its doors in 2015. Today it boasts more than 5,000 Pinot Noir vines sweeping across a southeastern hillside outside of Eugene. Abbelone uses only …

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Cold drinks (alcoholic or non) for hot days

With summer just around the corner, the weather is starting to heat up. This means making the switch from hot to cold drinks, and for those over 21, celebrating the sunshine with alcoholic beverages. This list has cold drink recipes that will keep you cool in the hot days on …

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Best ways to spend less than $10 at the spring ASUO Street Faire

It’s that time of year again when walking down 13th Avenue means wafting smells of curly fries, cotton candy and sizzling hot dogs overwhelm your sense of smell on the way to class. With week 6 comes the spring ASUO Street Faire, drawing in students with delicious food, a majority …

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Things to do this week: May 11-17: Spring Student Dance Concert, Zepparella at Hi-Fi and Dogs at the Duck Nest

Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13: Spring Student Dance Concert (1484 University St.), 8 p.m., students/seniors $8, general admission $12 The University of Oregon’s dance program will present a spring performance in the Gerlinger Annex’s Dougherty Dance Theatre as a culmination of the year’s work from multiple advanced student …

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Preview: iNight 2017 to close international week in style

On Monday, Ellen Hovde, vice president of the University of Oregon’s International Student Association, handed out free bubble tea on campus to kick off International Week at the university. The giveaway was meant to showcase the country of Taiwan, where bubble tea originated. Each year, similar events are held throughout …

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Smoothie recipes to make on the go

Midterms make for a very busy few weeks each term when many students are on the go and struggle to keep up with sleep and meals. One option for keeping your sugar levels up throughout the day is to blend together a quick smoothie that can be taken to go. …

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The best places to take graduation photos (other than Lillis)

As seniors begin winding down their last few weeks of school, many decide to head out into Oregon’s spring weather to take graduation photos. Donning green caps and gowns, grad photos are a time to capture the excitement and nervousness that comes with becoming a University of Oregon graduate and …

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Campus Style: Faces of Fashion

Strolling down 13th Avenue, the fashion on display can range from flannel shirts and Birkenstock sandals to football jerseys with running shoes, but even high fashion can be found on campus in the form of chic dresses and designer high heels. Students from around the world attend the University of …

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Things to do this week: ‘The Cuisine of Mali’ exhibit, Futurebirds at Hi-Fi and ‘Mystery’ of Easter Island lecture

Thursday, April 27: Across the Table, Around the World, The Cuisine of Mali (The Museum of Natural and Cultural History), 6 p.m., $35 with pre-registration This weekend presents a unique opportunity to improve your cultural culinary skill at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. This event explores the “staples and …

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Appreciating the planet during Earth Week

When you live in Oregon, it is easy to see just how beautiful the Earth is. From breathtaking waterfalls to peaceful forest hikes, this lush state offers a variety of ways to immerse yourself in nature and appreciate what the Earth provides. With Earth Day right around the corner on …

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Things to do this week: Annual Hope Conference, Light Up the Night Bike Ride and Ab-Soul at WOW Hall

Thursday, April 13 through Saturday, April 15: 23rd Annual Hopes Conference at the UO School of Allied Arts and Architecture (1206 University St.), 12-8 p.m., free The theme of the 23rd Annual Hopes Conference is displacement, specifically the global displacement of resources, populations and natural rights. Each panel, workshop, speaker and …

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Growing herbs: good for your health and your food

Living in a small apartment or dorm room can make it difficult for students to keep medium-to-large-sized plants. Finicky plants can also be tricky because of the amount of time it takes to ensure their survival. Because of these difficulties there are very few students who keep a plant growing …

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Seek out some extra fun during ‘silly week’

Nicknamed ‘silly week’ because of the many class periods devoted to passing out a syllabus and the general lack of homework, the first week of the term is perfect for enjoying a few extra moments of free time before the school work starts piling up. Spring term in particular provides …

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Things to do this week: Hawaiian Guitar Festival, Cottage Grove Half Marathon and Sam Lachow

Thursday, March 9: Visiting Artist Lecture Sandow Birk: American Quran at Lawrence Hall (1190 Franklin Blvd.) 6 p.m. Artist Sandow Birk will be visiting campus to talk about his American Quran project, which is currently on display at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. American Quran is an art piece …

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Things to do this week—Feb. 23-Mar. 1: Archaeology lecture, Mardi Gras Masquerade and Datsik at McDonald

Thursday, Feb. 23: Demystifying Media Series: Hackers, Data and Code in the age of Trump at the EMU (EMU, 1395 University St.) 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., free With all the political buzz around ideas like hacking and the use or loss of White House data, it’s up to modern-minded …

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Things to do this week: ‘The Maltese Falcon,’ Lotus and UO Art MFA Exhibit

Monday, Feb. 6, through Friday, Feb. 24: UO Art MFA Exhibit: “On The Wall” (44 W 7th Ave.),  free, all ages The University of Oregon Master of Fine Arts program will be hosting an art exhibit this month. The exhibit — which is titled “Off the Wall” — challenges the …

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Tea time: Make your own tea to avoid chemicals found in tea bags

During these chilly winter months, it is always comforting to have a hot cup of tea in your hand. Whether you’re facing early midterm studying, freezing cold mornings or simply the need for more water, tea is a drink that students can count on to help them out. Luckily there are …

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Vintage clothing stores that your wardrobe has been waiting for

When you walk across the University of Oregon campus it is easy to see just how quirky Oregon clothing styles are. Oregon’s unique fashion trends have become famous as part of the Pacific Northwest culture, just behind coffee shops, hipsters and waterfall hikes. Residents of Eugene in particular have acquired …

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Stay warm this winter with comforting soups

There is no denying that Oregon has had an unusually cold winter this year. The freezing temperatures make it easy to long for comfort foods to keep you feeling warm and cozy all day long. Making these hearty soups will provide students with a comforting, hot meal on an unforgiving, …

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Vegetarian Resolution: new year, no meats

January is a time of year for resolutions, and self improvement often tops the list. For some, a change in diet is a must, but for those willing to convert to vegetarianism, it’s common to lose resolve as the year goes on. University of Oregon student Zach Leherr decided to …

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Emerald Recommends: The best books of 2016

As college students, it’s tough to find spare time to read for pleasure between homework, midterms and term papers. The Emerald has enlisted its writers to recommend their favorite books they managed to read released in 2016. But What If We’re Wrong? By Chuck Klosterman Chuck Klosterman is the type of person who …

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Emerald Recommends: Last minute gift ideas for your parents

Update: 3:05 p.m. More last minute gift ideas have been added to the list. Let’s face it: our parents do a lot for us. In addition to being the reason we are in this world at all, our parents spent years loving us unconditionally, providing a home, feeding us, doing our …

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Festive cookies to impress your friends and family

The holiday season is loaded with cookies. By the time Christmas comes around, it is easy to feel like you have eaten enough green and red sugar cookies to last a lifetime. Mix things up this holiday season with these five creative Christmas cookie recipes. They are sure to make …

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Fall Dance Loft: Students prepare to display their creative works at Friday’s performance

Anita Morgan, a University of Oregon senior, cannot figure out why her modern dance choreography isn’t lining up with the music. She glances at Brianne Waller, another UO student and the soloist for this dance, who raises her eyebrows, shrugs and attempts the choreography again. Her dark, curly hair flows …

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