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Bars in Eugene offer different experiences

Finding the right atmosphere for a bar is crucial to being able to enjoy yourself when you go out. Consider what you’re looking for and then choose your bar accordingly.

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Top 10 things to accomplish to consider yourself a true Eugenean

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.

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Cheap eats around Eugene on a student's budget

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.

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East 13th Avenue offerings add spice to students' lives

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.

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Best places in Eugene for food, clothes, drinks and more

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.

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Emerald Happy Hour Guide

View Daily Emerald Happy Hour Gide in a larger map Map your night out with the Emerald’s online happy hour guide. We’ll tell you when and where to get your favorite drinks and meals at your favorite prices.   Agate Alley Bistro Everyday 3 – 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. …

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A newcomer's guide to all-age concert venues in Eugene

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.

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First-week activities to get students ready for fall term

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.

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Arts & CultureMusic

Five up-and-coming rappers you should know about

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 …

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Gamper: Dining from a German point of view

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.

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Photos: 2011 Eugene Celebration

Music, crafts, food and dancing drew a variety of people downtown for the annual Eugene Celebration.

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Gamper: Flags from a German point of view

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!”

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Video: Tommy Tutone Highlights

Highlights from Tommy Tutone’s set at the Lane County Fair on Aug. 19, 2011.

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Getting places and how people are from a German point of view

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 …

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Oregon law professor wins prestigious award after lifetime of contributions

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 …

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Gamper: Driving and love — from a German point of view

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 …

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Gamper: Eugene from a German point of view

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.

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University’s environmental law program blends ‘green’ with graduate education

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.

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Getting through the grind: how to survive and thrive in the University’s law school

Law school upperclassmen give advice to incoming students about how to survive the rigorous workload of their first year.

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Q&A with law school dean Michael Moffitt

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.

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The big kid guide to Eugene’s good times

I may not be a law student, but I’m sure there’s no law against having fun. Here’s a couple things for the big kids to get down on when they’re not hitting the books and changing the world.

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Video: UO Gospel Choir Reaches Out To the Community

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.

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Kanye West and Jay-Z’s ‘Watch the Throne’: album stream and review

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.

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Photos: Whiteaker Block Party

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.

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Bring-ing sustainable building to Eugene

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.

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Video: The “Old Man Dancing”

John H. Williamson Jr., the self-proclaimed “Old Man Dancing,” shares his insights on the joys of dance, the community and aging.

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Eugene community embraces local, organic farming

Willamette Valley farmers are increasingly successful due to the power of the community, and the high demand for organic and responsible farming practices.

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Video: A Fair to Remember

[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 …

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2011 Oregon Daily Emerald Summer Playlist

Looking for some good summer music? This playlist of new and old songs is perfect for any summer day.

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Video: Bike polo in Eugene

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.

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