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‘The Hunting Ground’ screening attracts large campus audience

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and Sexual Wellness Advocacy Team hosted a screening of The Hunting Ground on Thursday night in the Global Scholars Hall and the turn-out was unbelievable. Minutes before the screening started, a line filled the back of the room with individuals who were unable …

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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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What’s your favorite weird national holiday?

Aside from the traditonal holidays, weird national holidays actually exist and are not made up from someone on Facebook. Check out the upcoming holidays and the ones later in the year that you can start planning your celebrations for early.

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Award-winning poet Phil Kaye is bringing spoken word to campus

The award-winning poet, published author and co-director of project VOICE, Phil Kaye will be at the UO on April 28 in the EMU Ballroom. He will perform spoken word poetry that makes his performance unlike something many have never seen before.

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Join the cause, participate in these Sexual Violence Prevention Week events

This week is Sexual Violence Prevention Week and the university encourages everyone to participate by raising awareness, support for the survivors and preventing sexual violence by participating in the week’s events.

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MNCH ambassadors connect culture and campus

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History’s Student Ambassadors Program consists of a group of students who comes up with ways to connect the museum and the student body. Their biggest campus-museum connection happens with trivia night which brings out a large crowd every time.

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UO Opera Ensemble’s “Hänsel und Gretel” impresses and entertains

The UO Opera Ensemble presents the German opera adaption of “Hänsel und Gretel”. The opera shows a different take on a fairytale classic with a difficult language, witty characters and a clip-art image of a witch.

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Earth Day may be over, but UO’s Earth Week is still in full swing

The University of Oregon has honored Earth Day with a whole week of events, from Monday through Saturday, April 25.

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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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Cinema Pacific reveals the throughline between Foreign Film and Hollywood Hits.

The world of international film can be a tough nut to crack. Even for dedicated cinephiles, there’s an undeniable intimidation at taking in films from a culture outside one’s own, whether it’s the conscious disconnect caused through subtitles or voice dubbing, or the shock of being completely transported to a …

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Photos: Students of the Indian Subcontinent presents UTSAV 2015

The University of Oregon Students of the Indian Subcontinent presented UTSAV 2015 at the EMU Ballroom in Eugene, Oregon on April 19, 2015. The theme of this year’s Indian culture night was Bollywood Flashback Surprise, showcasing Indian culture, live music and dance performances. Indian food catered by Taste of India was served …

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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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‘Black Girl Dangerous’ Mia McKenzie speaks at U of O

Mia McKenzie writer and editor of Black Girl Dangerous gives an eye opening speech at the UO.

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7 free (or almost free) things to do in Eugene this spring

Spring is coming and what better time to explore Eugene then in the sunshine. Ideas such as the the Eugene Saturday Market and the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest are amongst the endless activites to consider checking out.

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Q&A: #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel James Brown to visit the UO

Daniel James Brown spoke to the Emerald about his latest book, ‘The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.’ He will also be holding a lecture in the EMU ballroom on April 16.

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Different Ways of Knowing: Q&A with director of University Theatre’s ‘Sila’

On April 16, “Sila” opens at the Hope Theatre on campus. This play raises questions about the future of our planet and the human community causing the audience to think more into what the future can hold.

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Photos: Vietnam Night 2015 “Once Upon A Time” hosted by VSA

The University of Oregon Vietnamese Student Association presented Vietnam Night 2015: Ngày Xửa Ngày Xưa (Once Upon A Time) at the EMU Ballroom in Eugene, Oregon on April 12th, 2015. This year’s Vietnam Night reenacted the ancient tale of a famous Vietnamese folktale: the story of Sơn Tinh & Thủy Tinh (the Mountain God & the Water God). The Vietnamese culture was beautifully portrayed through breath taking …

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Bring your own cup for a super-sized Slurpee at 7-Eleven this Saturday

On April 11, participating 7-Elevens will allow you to bring the container of your choice and fill it up with as much Slurpee as will fit, for the small price of $1.49.

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Pinball, ballet and classic rock: Eugene Ballet’s ‘Tommy’ is coming to the Hult Center

Eugene Ballet’s “Tommy” comes to the Hult Center for two nights only. This ballet features music from The Who and creates a different kind of ballet.

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UO Hilarity for Charity draws laughs for second year

“Thank you for not going to Odesza,” said Joe Glasgow when he took the mic for his stand up performance at the Global Scholars Hall on Tuesday night. “Fuck Odesza.” Glasgow performed as part of the second annual “Hilarity for Charity,” a collaboration between the UO Stand-Up Society and local …

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Concert review: ODESZA’s funky vibe pulsated through McDonald Theatre all night

We were surrounded by people from every angle. There was pushing from the front and the back as fans tried to make their way to the front of the stage, waiting for the main show to start. The lights flashed and the crowd roared. Phones flew out of pockets, and …

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Free advanced screening of Unfriended at the Bijou Art Cinema

The new-age horror thriller film Unfriended hits theaters April 17 but catch a free early screening at the Bijou Art Cinema on April 9.

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WKND Calendar: A Cappella competition, Easter activities and star parties

Whether on the football field, in the blood donation truck or on the stage, the civil war between the Ducks and Beavers never stops. This weekend the rivalry is between six a cappella groups. Oregon’s Divisi, On the Rocks and Mind the Gap will take on Oregon State’s Divine, Outspoken and …

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The Picc-A-Dilly Flea Market, a long-running gold mine for unique finds

The Picc-A-Dilly Flea Market has been in Eugene since 1970 and sells everything from vintage clothing to old video game consoles.

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Division of Student Life launches video challenge for campaign against sexual assault

As part of the nation-wide “It’s on Us” campaign, Division of Student Life challenged students to create videos to promote sexual assault awareness. Seventeen finalists have made it to the final round of the challenge, and a viewing party will be held on April 2.

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WKND Calendar: Whale watching, macarons and gun shows

What is there to do now that finals are over? A mix of musical acts, hikes and a visit from a pro wrestling legend will liven up your weekend in either Eugene or Portland.

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Review: VLT’s ‘Funny Thing’ delivers a lighthearted, unpretentious show

Theatre can make you think. It can ask significant questions about the world we live in. It can even move an audience to reevaluate their own understanding of life. The Very Little Theatre’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum did none of these things — but …

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