Olympics

Pre’s trail offers ode to Steve Prefontaine, great scenery for runners

The legacy of Steve “Pre” Prefontaine stretches beyond the walls of Hayward Field. One of the tributes that the city of Eugene has paid to arguably the biggest athletic star in University history was constructing a beautiful trail system in Prefontaine’s honor.

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Finding a balance between relaxation and boredom vital to summer experience

As spring term winds down and students begin to look for towards the future, one topic always seems to come up in conversations: summer plans!

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Olympics

The legend of Steve Prefontaine

When it comes to the true legend of Track Town, there is only one who is truly considered legendary. A legend so strong he needs no name to be identified; merely three letters that resonate the definition of determination, passion and glory on the track.

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Movie theaters in Eugene

For those taking in the Olympic Trials who want a fun place to go in the evenings or just want to get away from the track for a bit, Eugene offers several movie theaters to take in the next summer blockbuster.

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Track Town Pizza gives you a taste of the University of Oregon experience

If you are looking for a place to eat great pizza and still get the total University of Oregon experience, Track Town Pizza is the place to go.

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ArchivesOpinion

Parness: Leaving class early is disrespectful to professors, other students

If the professor is still at the head of the class trying to explain a subject or an assignment there is no excuse for shoving your binders in your backpack and waiting for the word to bolt from class.

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Special Sections

Best sorority: Pi Beta Phi

The ‘Best of Campus’ winners were determined by a student vote. The winners do not reflect the opinion of the Emerald. The University has a growing Fraternity and Sorority Life that is full of deserving houses for the honor of being the best sorority. But this year the Pi Beta …

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Best burger: Cornucopia

A business professor stands in front of his class and is trying to think of a popular business that his students can relate to. He is tired of using Apple, so he poses a question to his class. “Where is the best burger in town?” The class answers nearly in unison with, “Cornucopia!”

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Best food cart: Uly’s Taco Shack

Odds are once you experience Uly’s you’ll make it a regular stop after a night out.

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Fans should take notice of baseball, softball teams

As spring term winds down, the seasons for the two diamond Duck teams is just heating up. Many Oregon fans may not know it, but the University baseball and softball teams may be playing their best ball in school history. The Pac-12 is the best conference in the country for …

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Where are some University students are heading after graduation?

Five seniors describe what they are hoping to do after graduation.

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Parness: Look now — people-watching prospects improving with weather

Bro-tanks, tattoos, hats and more all combine for a great pastime pleasure on campus.

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Preparation makes all the difference when applying for internships

Getting ready is matter of thinking ahead and having a good idea what to expect.

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Parness: Lack of sleep could mean nightmares on midterms and tests

Around midterm season there are basically three S’s college students try to balance: study, sleep and a social life. As far as priorities go, sleep is typically the choice that gets placed on the back burner.

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HousingSpecial Sections

Restaurants that deliver

Don’t feel like cooking? Need food fast? Don’t sweat it. These restaurants around Eugene will deliver food to your door.

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In spring, a young man’s thoughts: 10 reasons spring term is the best term

As spring is upon us, there are a ton of reasons to be glad you’re a Duck — too many to count, really. But we tried anyway! 10. Off-campus opportunities come alive — Go camping, shopping or take a trip. Just get out of the house! 9. The sports — …

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Restaurants with sweet outdoor dining spots for spring days

One of the benefits that comes along with the improved weather in springtime is the ability to go to a restaurant in Eugene and eat outside again. There are some great local spots that have outdoor seating available when the weather cooperates.

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Unlocking more rooms in Lillis would open doors to valuable study spaces

Lillis does the right thing by making a quiet room available by the staircase on the second floor whenever the conference room is empty or interviews are not being conducted in the offices adjacent to that space. So why not do the same for the community room on the fourth floor?

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Americans have responsibility to aid international students with immersion

There are not many people that would argue that the University of Oregon is a diverse campus. To be honest, the student body is not so much an example of the “melting pot” that describes the United States, but more closely associates with the filling you find in a Twinkie. …

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

A sunny spring break can be found on Oregon’s coast

The cool breeze of ocean air, sinking your toes into the warm sand, the sweet smell of salt in the air as you layer on sunscreen in preparation for a well-spent day of spring break — it’s the way most college students like to dream of their spring breaks and …

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Influence of Disney should be embraced, not denied among college students

The power Disney films have on children cannot be understated. They can provide confidence for young kids who are happiest when envisioning themselves as the characters they see on screen. The true happiness and the smile on a child’s face that results from Disney movies cannot be replaced, and that’s the most important thing.

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