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Making a difference in the bike culture of the UO campus with self-service repair stations

Between the whirling sounds of tools scraping metal and a classic hip-hop Pandora station flowing out through speakers, Aaron Rourke drowns out all outside noise and concentrates on replacing a broken tire valve. He looks like he’s done this his entire life, when in fact he’s learning as he goes …

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Food: Leftover cranberry sauce and what to do with it

So, Thanksgiving is over, and you’ve got more leftovers than you know what to do with. But fret not — your cranberry sauce need not go to waste. This particular condiment does not taste as good on reheated turkey as it does on a fresh bird, but it can be …

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Fashion: Oak Street Vintage owner chooses her favorite pieces

Oak Street Vintage, located on the corner of 14th and Oak, is a goldmine for mid-20th century design finds. The store has everything: furniture, housewares, jewelry and clothing. Owners Cora Frazer and Carl Ernst, who opened the shop in 2007, are longtime collectors of  mid-century pieces. “Although there were other …

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Technology: The trickiness of genre in video games

Discussion: Video games and genre Video games have a strange system of classification. Not strange as in hard-to-understand (once you realize what makes up a first person shooter, a role playing, or a real-time strategy game, it’s pretty easy to spot another), but strange in that it is unique to …

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Fashion: Tour my closet — Lisa Inoue

Name: Lisa Inoue Year: Senior Major: Advertising Hometown: Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan “I used to read a lot of fashion magazines, but I don’t have any time to do it over here, but I used to read [them] a lot… that is typical for Japanese kids to do, after school …

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Where fraternity and sorority members go to study

With finals week quickly approaching, many of us are preparing for long hours of cramming a term’s worth of information in our heads. And for those who live in large communal homes, seeking a good study spot with so many people living in such a small space can be hard …

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Five gadgets to grab for the holidays

The holidays are coming and so is the rush to get new gear. This year there’s a bunch of great gadgets out there, so it might be hard narrowing down just what’s the best. So here are five bits of tech that are sure to light up the smiles of …

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Music: Holiday gift guide for music lovers

After the Thanksgiving break, the madness of Black Friday and the online frenzy of Cyber Monday, you, the consumer, are likely to be absolutely disgusted with the notion of doing any more holiday shopping. Unless, of course, you’ve had the incredibly sane idea of intentionally forgetting about the lunacy of …

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Greek: We want your money

Greek Life = money. It seems many people look down on the Greek community for this reason, that it’s ridiculously expensive to be part of such a “cult.” However, with fees come even the smallest perks (including toilet paper and Kleenex) that most people don’t think about. A member of …

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Fashion: Tour My Closet — Olya Surits

        Name: Olya Surits Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia Year: Senior Major: Humanities “I take inspiration from my emotions, the 90s, and Catwoman.” – Olya Surits Describe your Style: “One time my best friend told me that my style was 90s Russian.” Most Recent Fashion Purchase: Velvet jacket for …

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Technology: Notable news for Nov. 19 – Nov. 23

Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U, was released on Nov. 18. The Wii U’s primary selling point is its touch-screen tablet-esque controller that allows players a host of new options when interacting with their games, in addition to traditional analog sticks and buttons. In San Antonio, Texas, a student has …

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Food: Helping out the family cook

Ah, Thanksgiving. Time to go home and join the family after a few months of not seeing them. Time to have a lot of food in the fridge, in the pantry and on the table. Time to laze about. Well, not exactly. This Thanksgiving, why not give a hand to …

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Music: Typhoon, Laura Gibson and Lost Lander take over WOW Hall

Tuesday night, Portland’s Typhoon, Laura Gibson and Lost Lander took over the WOW Hall for a night of celebrating Oregon’s vibrant indie scene. As Lost Lander commanded the stage during the opening set, the audience was still scarce but—in typical Eugene fashion—immersed in the band’s thoughtful performance. Lost Lander alternated …

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Sex: Sex and relationships in the media this week

A new study shows that men in monogamous relationships who possess increased levels of the hormone oxytocin (also known as the “love hormone”), keep their distance from attractive women and are more likely to be faithful to their partners. Writer Arden Leigh is a master of seduction. After years of …

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Piaskowski: What I'm thankful for in music

Thanksgiving is always a much-needed break from the stresses of school and the dreaded (yet unbelievably fast approaching) Finals Week. It’s a chance to catch up with family and friends, consume exuberant amounts of food and drink and reflect on the year. The latter is always so intriguing. In terms …

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Relationships: Advice — falling in love with a roommate

Dear Katherine, A few months ago, I moved in with a group of strangers I met on Craigslist. I like living with them, but there’s one problem: I’m in love with one of my roommates. Despite my better judgement, I drunkenly hooked up with him shortly after I moved in. …

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Greek: Sing me a song, young men

Ah, it’s that time of year again. Fraternity serenades season. Fall term brings fraternities the gift of eager men willing to pledge and further nurture their brotherhood. These men are new to Fraternity and Sorority Life. In such a small community where everybody knows everybody, it’s important that these young …

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Technology: Notable news for Nov. 12-Nov. 16

Reuter’s @@checked [email protected]@has a piece on the degradation of anonymity on the Internet, as highlighted by the scandal of the former CIA Director David [email protected]@[email protected]@ This article is specifically in reference to how easily Paula Broadwell @@[email protected]@was discovered through supposedly anonymous email addresses when she sent harassing emails to socialite Jill [email protected]@[email protected]@ Internet streaming …

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Food: Frequently mispronounced foods

It’s hard to enjoy a global smorgasbord of food without making a few mistakes in the pronunciation of the names. Most servers are too polite to correct a customer’s stumbling request for foie gras (pronounced ‘fwah-grah’) or bouillabaisse (pronounced ‘boo-ya-bes’), and so people can go years without realizing the proper …

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Music: Red Hot Chili Peppers ignite Rose Garden in Portland Wednesday

It’s hard to believe that a couple of punks from the streets of Los Angeles appearing on stage with nothing but tube socks placed over their privates have reached a major milestone: turning 50. For 29 years, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have gone through just about everything that would …

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Fashion: The far side of my closet — a look at some items I own

We all have them: those clothing items we love but cannot bring ourselves to wear, like those outlier friends you reunite with once a year to say hello.

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Sex: Sex and relationships news this week

Here are some highlights of what happened in the sex and relationships world this week: What is the future of same-sex marriage? Check out this interview on NPR in which both sides — pro same-sex marriage and against — debate. A man who accused Elmo puppeteer of having sex with …

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Food: Voodoo Doughnuts' Easy Peasy Lemon Kesey helps UO to buy Ken Kesey papers

Free coffee and Voodoo Doughnuts drew hordes of people to the University of Oregon’s Knight Library north-wing second floor at 10 a.m. today. It was in celebration of the company’s special donation to the UO’s Special Collections and University Archives’ fundraiser, “Are You On The Bus?” The donation allows the …

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Video: Students on Gay Marriage

Sex and Relationships Reporter Katherine Marrone asks University of Oregon students what they think the future of gay marriage is.

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Classixx to perform Friday night at EMU Ballroom

This Friday night, Nov. 16, Los Angeles nu-disco producers Classixx will be headlining a funk-filled night at the University’s EMU Ballroom. Red Bull Music Academy Radio is sponsoring the “Endless Summer Tour” with RAC, Cosmic Kids and Jerome LOL rounding out the lineup. The Endless Summer Tour is slated to bring a …

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Ducks, Inc.: Former Oregon recruit's family to buy trademark on "Johnny Football"

Johnny Manziel’s family and Texas A&M are moving to trademark the nickname “Johnny Football” ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports.

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Ducks, Inc.: Former Oregon recruit’s family to buy trademark on “Johnny Football”

Johnny Manziel’s family and Texas A&M are moving to trademark the nickname “Johnny Football” ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports.

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Health: World's Fittest Women

Last month, Men’s Health deemed U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps world’s fittest man. CNN Health presented its list last week of the world’s fittest women of the year, ranging from athletes to actresses and fitness personalities. Plenty of U.S. Olympians from the 2012 Summer Games made the top ten list and covered …

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Music: How to complement the mood with the right genre

It happens all the time. You’re having a casual night with friends, sipping on a pint and enjoying good conversation when one of your brilliant guests decides that blasting “Levels,” by Avicii is a good soundtrack to your Sunday night. There are two things wrong here. For one, “Levels” is …

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