Nostalgia might be the first things visitors at Indie Game Con felt when they walked into the Lane Events Center. Monitors displayed retro-style games reminiscent of the 1990s, when Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis dominated the video game scene. The games all share one thing in common: They …

UO faculty and students tracked the transit of Mercury across the sun from Allan Price Science Commons & Research Library — a cosmic event, as of Monday morning, that will not be seen again until 2032.

During times of stress or concentration, the smallest sounds can become sources of mass annoyance. The worst sounds are the constant ones, the clicking of a pen, the ticking of a clock or… the sound of a bell that rings on campus four times an hour.

Changes are coming to the Lane Transit District system. Starting during the summer, busses will begin running more often on routes with high ridership, but routes with lower ridership will lose stops. The Daily Emerald spoke to bus riders to see what they think about the coming changes.

The Lane Transit District will be changing its services starting in 2020 as part of its Transit Tomorrow initiative. Proposed changes include shifting resources to routes with more riders and cutting services to neighborhoods with fewer riders. The decision to shift resources comes after two…

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The recent wildfires in California have forced hundreds of thousands of people out of their homes. While most University of Oregon students prepared for midterms, many of the thousands from California wondered what the impact would be on their homes or families.

The Native American Student Union hosted a workshop, sharing the art of medicine pouch and beaded lanyard making, at the University of Oregon’s Many Nations Longhouse Friday. The event was the first of 10 that NASU will host throughout November to celebrate Native American History Month.

The new year will bring an end to overdue fines for youths at the Eugene Public Library. The change, set to take effect on Jan. 1 of 2020, means the library will cease to charge overdue fines for children and teenagers, existing fines will be cleared from youth accounts and library cards blo…

Deep mahogany wood met by green carpet and eggshell walls characterizes the early 20th century home as something vintage. Despite the classic aesthetics, the building has a modern function — trauma center and crisis call line that newly opened in August.

Leaders in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia are planning to connect the Pacific Northwest megaregion “Cascadia” using an ultra-high-speed railway. The new mode of transportation is currently planned to run from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia with each stretch takin…

The Oregon Health Authority announced Sunday that two people — a visitor and a Lane County resident — were diagnosed with measles, according to a press release. Both cases were linked to an individual carrying the disease who passed through the Portland airport on Oct. 12 after an internatio…

Lane County is littered with garbage from dumping on public lands, making it difficult for people to enjoy the outdoor spaces that are offered in the area. The Waste Management Division’s Nuisance Abatement Program has cleaned over 1 million pounds of waste around Lane County since 2006. 

Tasha Smith let her dog out just after midnight on Oct. 9. Smith was in her bedroom when she heard whimpering and a growl coming from her yard. She went to investigate. Her dog yelped and ran inside before she saw an animal she believed to be a cougar fleeing over her fence. The dog incurred…

Flavored nicotine vapor products are back on shelves while THC products remain banned. The nicotine products returned on Oct. 17 when the Oregon Court of Appeals put a hold on the ban Governor Kate Brown requested in an executive order earlier this month.

University of Oregon administrators, donors and alumni gathered around Tykeson Hall to celebrate the new building with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday afternoon.

Eugene residents gathered at Harris Hall downtown Wednesday, Oct. 9 to listen to the City Council’s responses to community input over the past year in regards to the number of “small cell” antennas being put up on light posts around town in relation to 5G — the next generation of wireless da…

In the midst of the worst snowstorm in recent history late one February night last winter, Tim Black walked the block around First Christian Church in downtown Eugene. Black was with one other person on a night shift at one of the Egan Warming Centers.

Once again, that time of year has rolled around. ASUO will kick off their biannual two-day street faire Wednesday, an event that spans between the entrance to the university on East 13th Avenue and the EMU.

In the back room of the store, tables are piled with games. A crowd of shoppers fills any empty space, happily picking through the trove. A seller brings in a new box of games and before they have a chance to unpack, the games are plucked out and inspected. The carcass of the box is left emp…

While plenty of construction is happening at the University of Oregon, building projects aren’t just limited to campus grounds. New buildings are going up all around downtown, and many more properties are being renovated.

The City of Eugene announced plans to implement an electric scooter pilot program Tuesday. It is predicted to launch in spring 2020. The plan says electric scooters are a form of “micro-mobility” that has been emerging across the United States since the company Bird launched the first fleet …

With the cost of tuition, books and rent, it’s not always easy to afford a healthy and balanced diet while pursuing a higher education. According to data from the Census Bureau,, 21% of Eugene residents are below the poverty line; however, there are several opportunities available for findin…