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Theresa Caputo’s live show comes to Eugene on June 5

Caputo lives a normal life — with one small exception: She can communicate with the dead.

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NBS Film Festival gives students opportunity to shine

The University of Oregon’s National Broadcasting Society will host a film festival on Wednesday, May 27, in Esslinger 105. The festival will showcase a wide array of videos, ranging from more serious hard news segments to vivacious music videos. All submissions are required to have been created during the students’ college careers, …

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WKND Calendar: Fireworks at the 2015 Portland Rose Festival, a Springtime Drag Show or a Memorial Day tribute at the Masonic Cemetery

If you’re staying in town for the long weekend, you’re in for a treat. Check out all that’s going on this Memorial Day weekend in Eugene and Portland.

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WKND Calendar: See slam poet Anis Mojgani, view Oscar-winning animation, or attend a 1930s Speakeasy bash

Join Delta Tau Delta for its Summer Start-Up event on May 15-16. Rain or shine, it’s a beautiful day for good deeds. All money raised will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. “JDRF is our national philanthropy, so every Delta Tau Delta chapter at every school raises money for this cause,” …

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The 34th annual Black Maria Film Festival is coming to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

On May 13 the Black Maria Film Festival will return for the 34th year and the sixth time held at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. This festival is shown all over the United States and focuses towards universities and comprised of juried picked independent films.

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Music

Your budget-friendly Oregon music festival guide

Sasquatch, Coachella, Paradiso and Stage Coach are not the only music festival to check out. Oregon hosts a vast range of different genre music festivals sure to please all music lovers.

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WKND Calendar: Smell the tulips, put on some heels or laugh with comedian David Sedaris

Take a visit to stunning views, refreshing smells and delicious tastes – before it’s too late. May 3 is the final day of the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, home of a colorful 40-acres of tulips. Gabrielle Mueller, University of Oregon student and social media coordinator for Wooden Shoe, explained that although the …

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Adrenaline Film Project showcases local cinematic talent, announces 2015 winners

The Adrenaline Film Project is an annual competition in which university students and other local filmmakers write, shoot and edit a five-minute film in just 72 hours.

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Events

WKND Calendar: Celebrate Earth Week, go to a Junk Fest or listen to UO Opera

Continue with Earth week through the weekend with Earth Day in the Park on April 25 or stay indoors with a viewing of Interstellar presented by Ducks After Dark.

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10 one-of-a-kind UO clubs to try out

Coming to college you might find that you don’t have the opportunity to do the things you once loved to do. Or perhaps coming to college has opened your mind to trying brand new things — you just never knew your options. Whether you’re looking for a way to continue …

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Film Review: ‘Unfriended’ showcases a very real horror in society today — technology

Horror movies often take risks and create new trends within the genre. ‘Unfriended’ is no exception.

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WKND Calendar: Self defense, comic books, dance and beer that is out of this world

With April being Sexual Assault Awareness month, each week brings something new to participate with on campus to promote safety, knowledge and a healthier, happier college experience. Claire Hamilton, a representative for Fraternity and Sorority Life’s Sexual Assault Task Force, believes this month people should try to be even more mindful about …

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Health

Surviving Oregon allergy season, naturally

The spring allergy season is approaching, here are a few natural options to try and beat pesky allergies.

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Film & TV

Horror movies to look out for in 2015

Has your life been a little low on scares? Is it too easy to get to sleep at night? Here are some of the best horror movies coming out later this year.

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‘Cinderella’ Review: Latest revamp strays from ‘dark fairy tale’ trend, still puts fresh spin on Disney classic

The newest retelling of ‘Cinderella’ is not as dark as most of the recent fairy tale remakes have been, but it still manages to transform the classic tale.

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Your guide to Eugene wine country

Spring break is the ideal time to let loose, have a drink and appreciate the scenery we Oregonians are blessed with – and there’s no better way to do both than touring local wineries. Skip the usual bars for a day and take a trip to some of the best views …

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Music

Mat Kearney Q&A: ‘The Ducks were my heroes when I was growing up’

On Saturday March 7, Mat Kearney blew away his hometown with an incredibly personal and passionate performance that highlighted the things he loves about Eugene. After his Just Kids tour moved through the state, Kearney had some time to speak with The Emerald about making the transition from a Eugene kid …

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Concert review: Mat Kearney honored his hometown with a personalized performance Saturday night

Eugene native Mat Kearney played at the McDonald Theatre on March 7, putting on a personal and authentically passionate performance. To kick off the show Kearney played the song “Heartbreak Dreamer” from his new album Just Kids, which was released just over a week ago on Feb. 24. He sang the …

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Rent around the University of Oregon campus is on the rise

Rent rates in Eugene are increasing, even though the amount of rentable apartments is too. Is the price of your rent skyrocketing?

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‘House of Cards’ recap: Chapter 27 is full of surprises and returning faces

The third season of House of Cards premiered Feb. 27. Chapter 27, the first episode of season 3, was full of surprises as Doug Stamper recovers from his brain injury and Frank Underwood adjusts to his new role as President of the United States.

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The best moments of House of Cards

With the third season of House of Cards coming up, let’s relive all of our favorite moments so far. (Caution, contains spoilers.)

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Best Picture nominations: 5 films snubbed by the Oscars

The Oscars are the Super bowl for movie lovers but sometimes your favorite movies get snubbed from nominations. The best thing to do is binge watch them all and produce your own award show.

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Review: 50 Shades of very dull grey

There was giggling – a lot of it, as Christian Grey said: “If you were mine you wouldn’t be able to sit down for a week.” He just blurted it out in the middle of what was a seemingly ordinary conversation, and one of his very first with Miss Anastasia …

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Recap: The Walking Dead returns, even more people are dead

‘What Happened and What is Going On’ couldn’t be a more fitting title for what happened inside my head the first 45 seconds of the anticipated return of The Walking Dead. The show has always taken risks and in a way, Sunday’s episode was a big creative gamble. From start to end, we …

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Wknd Calendar: Take a break for some comic relief, celebrate the ‘Worst Day of the Year’ or drink beer for a good cause

There are plenty of reasons to plan a week four getaway trip to Portland. Sean Kent, a renowned stand-up comedian and television star is headlining three nights in a row at Harvey’s Comedy Club downtown. On Jan. 30, a 5k run in downtown Portland is dedicated to having the best …

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Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

Just as some may be saying goodbye to visiting relatives this holiday season, many others bid farewell to Bilbo Baggins, the Hobbit whom you might say has overstayed his welcome. After 13 years of J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired films, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies gave us a somewhat disappointing conclusion to …

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15 places your student ID can save you cash

“Broke college student” has undoubtedly become a resonating token phrase in describing the average collegiate. As students, we may struggle financially while facing lingering shopping desires, food cravings or what we presumptuously label as basic human needs (i.e. getting a wax or an oil change). Your piggy bank has likely …

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CNN partners with Invisible War director to create campus sex crimes documentary

“It’s on us.” These words have echoed through college campuses around the nation, after a campaign launch from the Obama administration. The University of Oregon has embraced the message in full force, with the “It’s On Us/”Ducks Do Something” pledge – after the need to do so became evident in …

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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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