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A Duck Abroad: Arsénio Rodney Gonçalves Lampião’s journey from Africa to Eugene

Arsénio Rodney Gonçalves Lampião has come a long way from his home country of Mozambique to study law here at UO.

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Spring into style with these five fashion trends

Spring into spring with 5 style trends that will keep you stylish and comfortable.

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Closet profile: Matthew Kimball rocks achromatic style

Matthew Kimball, a 4th-year junior product design major from Medford, Oregon, was wearing all muted tones, contrasting with his outgoing personality. His outfit consisted of a plain t-shirt, a light gray jacket, black pants, a black, slightly distressed leather messenger bag and deep gray socks tucked into light gray and burnt orange …

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Concert review: J. Cole blows the roof off the McDonald Theatre

The first stop of his Forest Hills Drive tour saw J. Cole perform a mix of old and new songs, with messages coming from the heart.

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Arts & CultureHealth

Namaste: Yoga Nidra helps bring out the ultimate zen

Find the inner zen within yourself through this form of guided meditation. The breakthrough in Yoga Nidra is key to anyone looking to eliminate stress, insomnia, depression and anxiety.

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Closet profile: Anold Khamphouny sports “high-end” street wear

Sophomore Anold Khamphouny breaks down his style influences and the best place to buy high-end men’s fashion without having to pay the price. Eugene may not have readily available fashion forward items but Anold found Portland to be great for your fashion fix.

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DIY: Banish bras with bralettes

Lately, this trend has been popping up everywhere and on everyone. Bralettes are basically as comfortable as a sports bra, except fashion-wise they’re a step up. They may not be as supportive as a regular bra, but they are give any outfit a spot of cute detail. You can layer them …

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Festive fashion: Classy Valentine's Day outfits for anyone — single or taken

Choosing an outfit for Valentine’s Day can be a struggle, regardless of your relationship status. Whether you’re going on a date, going to a party or having a girls’ night out downtown, here are some festive outfit ideas to get your fashion gears turning. The first outfit is for all the …

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5 fashionable websites to upgrade a man's style

Its no secret. Ladies appreciate a man with a good sense of fashion. Luckily for us, our campus is filled with trendy guys. So if you’re looking to define your style or find some inspiration, check out these websites to keep you looking dapper all throughout winter term. 1. Hypebeast.com Hypebeast is a magazine, but they also run a killer website. …

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Burn, baby burn: A couple of recipes for your own DIY candles

If you’ve been feeling the winter blues lately and want a simple way to cheer up any space in your home, make a candle. They create a great ambience and can emit a nice scent of your choosing. Candles are easy and inexpensive to make, and are a perfect detail to …

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Designer spotlight: Austin Gebhard from Check

Check it, the Check clothing line that is. Advertising major Austin Gebhard created Check four years ago, and now his clothing is sold in stores in Portland and online. “I have always been really into action sports and I have always had an obsession with vintage apparel so there’s a …

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Check out Francesca's Boutique for all your quirky gift and unique accessory needs

Francesca’s Boutique has been at the Oakway Center for almost two years, but the brand has been around since 1999. Their first store opened in Houston, Texas, and they now have more than 500 boutiques. According to the store manager, Kymmi Hanks, “Francesca’s is not your average store — it’s a …

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Forget it's cold with these winter workout essentials

Wondering what to wear for outdoor workouts in winter? This guide will help you put together a warm workout outfit to battle the cold. Leggings will continue to be hot this year. In fact they are getting even crazier. If your feeling it try a crazy pattern mixed with a …

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Arts & CultureFood

4 recipes to try out in the New Year + apps to keep you fit

Eating As we start 2015, just like every year, people make resolutions to eat healthier. Eating healthy seems more difficult than it actually is, when so many options and small changes can make a potentially “unhealthy” meal healthier. But changing your eating habits is not so easy. Curb those cravings and stay …

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2014 fashion trends fade, 2015 trends look similar

A new year means new fabulous, ridiculous and wonderfully unexpected fashion trends. Fashion is always a defining factor in how you look back on a certain year, like what you can’t believe you wore your first day of high school or your favorite celebrities’ iconic red carpet look. So, how will …

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Redefine your style in 2015

Is 2015 going to be your year? The year where you conquer your goals and accomplish something you will look back on and be proud of? Perhaps 2015 marks graduation, a new internship or the start of a new you. No matter what you do within the year of 2015 …

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Cuff or Tough? A new jewelry designed to keep you safe

Emerging in a world full of dazzling diamonds, Alex and Ani bangles and fuel bands is a new form of jewelry hitting the market in March 2015: Cuff jewelry is a multitasking piece of jewelry originally designed with women’s safety in mind. If you ever find yourself in a scary predicament, you …

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From the Bay to Portland: G-Eazy at Roseland Theater

Tuesday night, G-Eazy tore the roof off of the Roseland Theater in Portland. From the Bay to the Universe tour began its run about two months ago and features E-40, Jay Ant, Marty Grimes, a handful of talented DJs and surprise guest, Bobby Brackins. The show started at 8 p.m. and opened with …

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Your guide to Thanksgiving weekend

What should I cook? by Katie Wideman Thanksgiving is my personal favorite holiday. In my family, the only requirements for Thanksgiving are eating as much as you desire, wearing pants with an elastic waist band and, of course, showing thanks. While I do those exact same things on days that …

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6 outfit ideas you should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

No matter where you are going for Thanksgiving or whom you are spending it with, these fashion boards created specifically for Ducks will help you find an appropriate outfit. Thankful yet? 1. Women’s Fancy Thanksgiving This outfit features a cranberry color dress to keep you seasonally stunning and layers a …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show "Pride and Prejudice"

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show “Pride and Prejudice”

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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Joy, Joy, Joy: Nothing but pure joy at the Vance Joy concert.

Vance Joy and Jaymes Young stole girls’ hearts one song at a time last night at WOW Hall. WOW Hall was packed with people varying from high school students to couples sharing the romantic experience of Vance Joy. Starting off the show was artist Jaymes Young. Young played one of …

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Sounds of Sama: King Sama drops his newest EP, ‘Oregon’

King Sama dropped his most recent EP, Oregon, on Oct. 31, 2014. The EP must have been released on Halloween because it is full of treats. Oregon, the EP, features a consistent flow of Neo-Soul rap and melodic tunes that mix with King Sama’s lyrics that describe his experiences in …

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Schooled in Style: Professor Michael Allan discusses his style in this Q&A

Most professors maintain a pretty conservative sense of style when they’re at work, but every now and then we get professors with superb taste. We might even find ourselves thinking, “Wow, that’s a really nice shirt,” while spacing off in the middle of lectures. This closet profile honors one of those classy professors: Michael Allan of …

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Emily Chounlamany’s job at Nordstrom and how it altered her view on fashion

Name: Emily Chounlamany Year: Sophomore From: Seattle, Washington I would describe my style as: Sophisticated and simple with bold accents. The predominant color in my wardrobe is grey. Favorite trends: One of my favorite trends would be the bohemian look. I like it but it’s not really my style. Instead …

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