What started as a scoreless pitchers duel turned disastrous in the fifth inning as the Eugene Emeralds leaked eight runs to the visiting Boise Hawks and never recovered. Using a total of five different pitchers throughout the game, the Ems’ pitching staff failed to hit their stride as the team’s bats stayed equally as ineffective.
Before he became one of the Oregon Daily Emerald’s new multimedia reporters, Tommy Pittenger sent the Emerald a time lapse he made to commemorate his first year at the University of Oregon. If Tommy’s work is any indication, there are some great things to come from our new multimedia desk in the fall.
Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion started its five day stay in Eugene last night, June 8, 2011. The show will run through June 12 before moving on to Portland, Oregon as part of their North American tour.
The crew of Cirque du Soleil practiced this afternoon before their first performance tonight at Matthew Knight Arena. The show, Dralion, features a blend of Eastern and Western acrobatic prowess according to their website. Dralion begins tonight and will run until June 12.
A behind the scenes look at the photoshoot with University of Oregon sprinter Bryan Harper and his Cesna airplane. Multimedia editor at the Oregon Daily Emerald Ivar Vong talks about his experience of lighting a plane and a person on location.
The Oregon Daily Emerald was given a tour of the brand new The Cheryl Ramburg Ford and Allyn Ford Alumni Center this evening. The building is designed as a gateway to the University and a gathering place for alumni as well as prospective students who will start their tour of the campus from the building.
The Oregon baseball team came to the field Sunday with the series against sixth-ranked Oregon state under their belt, but never lost sight of the sweep. With steady hitting, accurate pitching and tight defense Oregon came out with a 6-0 victory and series sweep against Oregon State at PK park Sunday May 29, 2009.
Athletes took part in the third and final day of the 2011 Track and Field West Regional Preliminaries at Hayward Field today. Those who qualify will move on to the Championships at Drake University in Des Moines Iowa.
Eugene-based band, Simplistic, played a relaxed show to a small gathering of fans at Cosmic Pizza this evening. Simplistic, who could be described as a hip-hop jam band, are breaking up after three years together due to a few band members moving out of the area and will be playing their final show during Ladies Night this Tuesday at Luckey’s.
The second day of the 2011 NCAA Track and Field West Regional Preliminaries took place at Hayward Field today, advancing the top twelve competitors in each event to the NCAA Nationals this summer.
On Friday morning a Lane County Sheriff’s work crew and volunteers from the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery Association prepared the grounds for Monday’s Memorial Day celebration. The event, which begins at 11 a.m., includes a salute by the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. Here a few images …
The 2011 NCAA Track and Field West Regional Preliminaries is taking place at Hayward Field this weekend. Today was the first round of events that could qualify athletes for NCAA Nationals this summer.
You have probably noticed the groups of Nerf gun-clad students sneaking through campus over the last several days. They are playing the University’s Humans vs. Zombies game. The event — aimed at raising money for Japanese tsunami relief — started Monday, and will continue throughout the week. Michael Ciaglo and …
A mother duck led her flock of ducklings across 13th Avenue in front of Willamette Hall Wednesday evening. Onlookers expressed concern for their well being as the nearest body of water is across busy Franklin Boulevard. They looked a little confused in the urban campus environment and as curious passersby gathered around them.
Wow! It’s already week 9 of Spring Term and we’ve been so busy we haven’t even noticed! Thankfully, we at the photo desk took plenty of care to continue taking photos for you to enjoy! So here it is: the Oregon Daily Emerald’s Photos of the Week!
University students observed the Hindu religious holiday of Holi in colorful style on Thursday evening, with the crowd nearing a thousand people. Holi is a springtime Hindu religious celebration observed primarily in India where people throw colored water and powder at each other, and was put on by the UO Students of the Indian Subcontinent (SIS).
Tuesday evening I had the opportunity to photograph a dress rehearsal for the upcoming community-based play “Salmon Is Everything.” The play portrays the conflict in a Southern Oregon community between Native Americans and farmers when low water levels caused by dams and irrigation result in a massive fish kill on the Klamath River. The play, directed by Theresa May, is being put on at Robinson Theater on the University of Oregon campus May 20-June 4.
With little room for error for a shot at the playoffs, the Oregon baseball team came off the sidelines Tuesday evening with a ferocity that led the Ducks to a 6-0 win against Gonzaga.
With Oregon taking an early lead in the second game against Stanford this Saturday, another win looked promising for the Ducks baseball team. But with a three inning streak of Stanford hits and Oregon errors, the Ducks lost 8-9 to the Cardinal. Sunday’s game will decide the series with both …