There’s plenty of interesting things to do in Eugene, but until you do these, you’re not really a resident of the Emerald City.
The Pacific Northwest is famously known for its diverse, eclectic and inexpensive food options. From food carts to bakeries to vegetarian establishments, Eugene is no exception. If you’re looking for a place to get some tasty grub on a budget, here are a few places that might tickle your fancy.
Just across the street from the Northwest side of campus, East 13th Avenue between Kincaid and Alder streets offers a variety of diverse and active student-oriented businesses ranging from restaurants, retail stores and other services offered to students.
Students have many basic needs. In addition to food, water and shelter, hardworking students also sometimes need to get full, get healthy, get clothed, get entertained and get drinks. Here are some of the best places to do so.
One thing that Eugene offers to the thousands of college students is a plentiful and diverse number of concerts throughout the school year. And though seeing live music can be very exciting, sometimes going to a venue you know nothing about is not.
As the 2011-12 school year begins in Eugene, University students hit the streets and the books for new possibilities and opportunities. The much-anticipated sunshine in the weeks of September has created many possibilities for students to get acquainted with Eugene, yet again. As you return, here are 10 things you should do.
In the midst of our hip-hop documentary production, Tyree Harris and I have debated over who we would consider to be a high quality rap artist. The rap industry is wide open as of present, and there does not seem to be a filter sifting out the cream of the …
I know many Americans love their breakfast dearly, so sorry if I hurt anybody’s feelings by still calling the main meal of the day to be dinner in the U.S. That already leads us to a major disparity concerning dinner habits between both countries: In Germany, the main meal usually is lunch. Unlike most Americans, who often just have a snack or a sandwich for lunch, the German families gather around the table and have a full, warm meal.
In America, flags are everywhere. In households, businesses, government buildings and even in front of grocery stores. Everywhere I turn, I see flags. I was told the “Old Glory” represents the freedom that Americans celebrate and that Americans are proud to show their flag, as it is a way for them to express their patriotism and their support of the troops. In effect, I concluded: “If I’d only be counting the all these flags in front of all these homes — Americans must truly be proud!”
Lena Gamper is a 19-year-old college student from Stuttgart, Germany, who is spending part of her summer in Eugene visiting family. This is the third of a five-part series examining the cultural differences between Germany and Eugene (and America as a whole). Getting to places So this is one of …
Sitting in her quiet office on the fourth floor of the law school, professor Svitlana Kravchenko is surrounded by pictures of her family and friends. She proudly shows off her daughter’s dance accomplishments, but quickly adds “she is also a lawyer,” with a smile. She recognizes the love for something …
Lena Gamper is a 19-year-old college student from Stuttgart, Germany, who is spending part of her summer in Eugene visiting family. This is the second of a five-part series examining the cultural differences between Germany and Eugene (and America as a whole). The Driving This is not my first time …
It is almost like an instinct of ours that evolves when meeting someone with a different nationality: Double-checking one’s memory on these widespread assumptions regarding the behaviors and habits of a certain people of a country to compare these stereotypical notions with whichever one is facing in that moment.
For more than 40 years, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program at the University’s School of Law has combined six interdisciplinary projects with a rigorous environmental law education curriculum to prepare students to succeed in public-interest work, nonprofit agencies or the public sector.
Law school upperclassmen give advice to incoming students about how to survive the rigorous workload of their first year.
After working for 10 years as a professor and three years as an assistant dean in the University’s School of Law, Michael Moffitt took over as dean in July 2011. He spoke with the Emerald to discuss what he wants to accomplish in his leadership of the law school and his professional background.
The University of Oregon Gospel Choir gears up to defend their national title at the Disney Gospel Choir Fest. As they prepare,
the choir looks to the community for support.
So as “Watch the Throne” blared from my office, I found myself surprised to hear something that felt … insignificant. Two of the most prominent musical figures in our generation’s memory made something that will most likely be forgotten by the time the school year starts next month.
Music, crafts, food and beer weren’t the only things available in the Whiteaker neighborhood today as its residents welcomed those from the rest of Eugene and the surrounding areas with open arms to kick off the 5th Annual Whiteaker Block Party.
Started in a community that holds high value for sustainability and environmental advocacy, Bring Recycling has flourished as a place to both educated the public about the benefits of recycling, and providing the Eugene community with a place to practice what it so often preaches: reduce, reuse, recycle.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwM18NTVA9E?hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=349] Veneta, Oregon sees its numbers swell for three days of music, art, food, costumes and people of all shapes, colors and backgrounds. It’s called the Oregon Country Fair, and this village of sorts welcomes people from around the country and world. Check out the cast of characters …
Some Eugene residents enjoy playing a unique game at the Amazon tennis courts called “bike polo.” Players ride bikes and use mallets to knock a small ball into lacrosse goals. Bike poloists play to recreate, meet up with friends and just have a good time.