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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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Little Big Burger to expand to Eugene

Portland-based restaurant to open new burger joint near Knight Arena in September.

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Battling blackberries at the root of regional artist Susan Applegate’s exhibit

Artist Susan Applegate’s 25-piece mixed media exhibit “A Canopy of Briars: Visual Considerations on Reclaiming the Land” goes on display at the University’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

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Local jeweler more than ‘Just an Old Man’

Although his card reads “Just an Old Man,” local jeweler Kirk Houser’s talents can be seen on the fingers of many Lane County girls. Known for the sign language hand symbols he crafts into rings, necklaces and pendants, Houser’s jewelry has become a local favorite among Eugene residents.

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Willamette River recreation remains popular in summer

School is finally out, tank tops are present, cold drinks are flowing and Eugene residents have made their way to the riverfront. With more time to relax and enjoy the beautiful Oregon summer, Eugene’s Willamette River provides the perfect place for outdoor fun and recreation. On any given (sunny) day …

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Top 10 ways to celebrate the end of school

The day you’ve been waiting for since the first day of school is quickly approaching. You’re almost done — at least, for now. In case you don’t know what you are going to do in honor of your dawning freedom, here are 10 things you can do to let loose. …

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ comes to Eugene for first time ever

Matthew Knight Arena brings its entertainment season to a close with nine shows of Cirque du Soleil’s “Dralion.”

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Concerts in Eugene area will keep music fans busy this summer

It’s almost summer, which means it’s almost time for concerts galore. This is a preview of several of the concerts in the Eugene area this summer.

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Upcoming movies give comic book and sci-fans an epic summer

A large amount of epic, comic book blockbusters are coming out this summer. This is a preview of them and what they’re all about.

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Sasquatch!: Death Cab for Cutie hits stage, no match for Foo Fighters

Saturday gave us little time to stop the Foo Fighters rattling around our brains. By 2 p.m. we were already back inside the amphitheater grounds with another full slate of music in front of us.

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Sasquatch!: Foo Fighters leave crowd satisfied, fatigued

Sasquatch! Music Festival kicked off full-force Friday at the Gorge Amphitheater outside George, Wash. To festival veterans, Sasquatch! is a marathon, not a sprint.

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Top 10 all-time zombie movies

While Humans vs. Zombies rages across campus, here are some cinematic alternatives that will tickle your taste for the terrifying.

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University of Oregon’s Humans vs. Zombies raises money for Japan

Humans vs. Zombies at the University of Oregon raises money for Japan’s tsunami relief fund, while bringing campus closer together in a unique way.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ regresses to generic ’80s dance vibe

Lady Gaga’s new CD, “Born This Way,” narrows her previously wide audience with cheesy dance songs. It’s not terrible, but it appeals to a pretty specific audience.

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University of Oregon’s Queer Prom offers something everyone can enjoy

This weekend’s Queer Prom made it a possibility for anyone to attend the dance and have the prom they wished they could have had in high school.

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Eugene’s new Cornucopia Maize Lounge provides unique, versatile atmosphere

The new eatery, located in what was once the back of The District, will cater to families during the day, as well as partying crowds at night.

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