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This article is part of “Breaking the Silence: Shining a Light on Oregon’s Suicide Crisis,” which is a statewide project that emphasizes suicide prevention and awareness in the week of April 7-14. Click here for a list of resources for anyone who may be in crisis.

Editor's note: This article is part of “Breaking the Silence: Shining a Light on Oregon’s Suicide Crisis,” which is a statewide project that emphasizes suicide prevention and awareness in the week of April 7-14. Click here for a list of resources for anyone who may be in crisis.

Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, was a sea of green and gold as Oregon and Baylor fans flooded in. In a historic moment on April 5, 2019, the Oregon Ducks women’s basketball team took the court for its first Final Four appearance in program history. The Ducks battled all season long, and desp…

Editor's note: This article is part of “Breaking the Silence: Shining a Light on Oregon’s Suicide Crisis,” which is a statewide project that emphasizes suicide prevention and awareness in the week of April 7-14. Click here for a list of resources for anyone who may be in crisis.

This year, the Emerald wanted to change its ASUO coverage. The news desk decided to create a questionnaire with specific issues and questions that all slates completed and returned to the Emerald. The following questions came from the Emerald newsroom as well as some responses the Emerald co…

This year, the Emerald wanted to change its ASUO coverage. The news desk decided to create a questionnaire with specific issues and questions that all slates completed and returned to the Emerald. The following questions came from the Emerald newsroom as well as some responses the Emerald co…

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This year, the Emerald wanted to change its ASUO coverage. The news desk decided to create a questionnaire with specific issues and questions that all slates completed and returned to the Emerald. The following questions came from the Emerald newsroom as well as some responses the Emerald co…

We’ve all sat around a table at a restaurant, trying to decide how much of a tip to leave for the waiter or waitress. If it was a delicious meal with spectacular service, you’d think that would constitute for a generous tip, right? Maybe not.

In this age of “fake news,” trust in news media is at an all-time low. Increased use of social media and the internet in recent years have exacerbated this problem. There is a huge increase in misinformation on the internet, and it’s difficult to weed out what is true. Genuine news media pub…

Service animals draw a lot of attention while they’re out working in public. Their adorable vests and professional posture make them the cutest laborers in town. But what some people try to pull off as a “therapy animal” might surprise you, and it’s ruining the system for people who actually…

Every year over spring break, college students trade in their textbooks for a 6-pack of beer and set out for warmer and sunnier destinations. Spring break has become a sort of competition to see who can have the wildest, most party-filled week and live to tell the stories. But what appears t…

Every home game Matt Knight Arena is packed with fans. The energy is incredible as students, families and alum pour into the stadium. The school spirit and passion of the fans shake the stadium after every basket. This energy is what makes Oregon basketball so unique. Oregon basketball games…

Sauce, cheese and dough. The perfect combination that comes together to make the perfect food: pizza. Italians used these ingredients to create Neapolitan, Sicilian and Margherita pizza. New Yorkers turned these ingredients into a $1 thin slice masterpiece. Chicagoans decided to combine a pi…

The majority of sex education programs in America are not doing the one thing they’re meant to do — educate kids about sex. Parents, school districts and state law enforcers all share part of the blame for this.

March 8 marked the forty-fourth celebration of International Women’s Day. Though the origins of the day can be traced far back into the early 1900s, it was during the International Women’s Year of 1975 that it was deemed an annual day of celebration by the United Nations. It is meant to cele…

Keeping yourself alive isn’t cheap, and neither is college. Students at the University of Oregon are struggling to pay for the former as much as or more so than the latter, and that’s a problem.

The world is more connected than ever before. With the touch of a button, you can text, facetime or call someone anywhere in the world. Buy a plane ticket and you can be anywhere in the world in less than a day. As technology improves, even cultural barriers such as language are becoming tri…

Cars decorated with stickers such as “Save the bees,” “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” and “Protect the Planet,” are plentiful throughout Eugene. The prevalence of eco-friendly campaigns and their advocates would suggests an abundance of people that care about the environment and reversing global w…

College is a time when we find and shape ourselves, but it can also be a time of immense pressure. Classes, internships, work, parties — there’s always something you could, and probably should, be doing, and finding a balance between school and having fun can be tough. There’s a culture of p…

Ah, Valentine’s Day — the time for stuffing our faces with chocolate, scrambling for a last minute date and getting hit from all directions by flying arrows. Romance is truly in the air.

Some people believe that their values and beliefs are independent from their cultures. Others tie their values to their cultural background. Whether you place yourself in the first or second group, cultural values differ significantly. It is important to consider these disparities when meeti…

On Jan. 24, the Huffington Post was one of several media outlets that collectively laid off around 1,000 employees from their organizations. Buzzfeed, AOL, Yahoo News, and Gannet were also among the companies that participated in the layoffs. As a result, Huffington Post cut its entire opini…

If you’re a woman, you have most likely experienced the frustration of overpaying for something that men buy at a lower price. This phenomenon, known as the pink tax, is a scam that women everywhere need to be aware of, and is usually found on goods personal care products, clothing, dry clea…

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent landlords from charging tenants for “pet rent” if they chose to keep animals in their apartments, according to a report on Jan. 21. House Bill 2683 would still allow landlords to charge tenants with a deposit for their pets upon movi…

Some of the greatest athletes in the world are women, yet when we watch ESPN or read a copy of Sports Illustrated, we see far fewer women than men. The main problem is the lack of coverage and inequality of broadcast time, but the focus of coverage is also an issue. Through the language used…

I have, at times, been criticized for employing “extreme” rhetoric in order to get my point across. Most recently, I received a plethora of angry comments on a Facebook post where I stated that all white people are racist — a statement I will continue to defend, even if it means inviting mor…

When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to build a border wall in 2015, his supporters cheered him on. However, millions of other Americans dissented. Some recoiled and others seethed. The reality was that the future president’s pledge sparked nationwide resentment towards him.

Before coming to the University of Oregon, I spent 13 years of my life attending the same private school in Portland. Socially, private schools are hell. Kindergarten was my first year there, and that was where I met the fifty or so kids I’d be spending the next 13 years with. From kindergar…

During the holiday months, it is not uncommon to see people reveling in the joy of consuming all of the seasonal treats that their hearts can desire. Whether these treats come from their favorite food chain restaurant or are made in their own homes, it is rare to see any form of holiday cele…

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