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 …
Today hundreds of students and community members volunteered their time to beautify the campus for University Day.
I had the pleasure of exploring Oregon’s Zebrafish International Resource Center this afternoon. It houses mutant strains of zebra fish, and breeds and distributes them to researchers worldwide. The room is maintained at a humid 83.3 degrees Fahrenheit, optimal breeding conditions for the fish.
UO students know Carte Blanche, a food cart on Kincaid Street in front PLC. Now owner and chef Mark Stern has a brick-and-mortar restaurant on 5th and High Street. It carries many of the same soups and sandwiches as Carte Blanche with an expanded menu. I visited the new location …
Unity School’s King’s Krew Dance Company performed nine dance routines for a crowd in the EMU Amphitheater as part of the Willamette Valley Music Festival Saturday afternoon, May 7, 2011.
This Saturday I attended the Oregon Ink Tattoo Convention at the Lane Events Center in Eugene. I must admit I was a little intimidated when the first person I encountered was having flames tattooed across his throat. But everyone I met was friendly and had interesting stories to tell.
A-Trak and Yeasayer performed in the EMU Amphitheater on May 8, 2011.
The 44th Annual Mother’s Day Pow Wow at McArthur Court today. Native Americans from across the state attended the Pow Wow. Tomorrow the festivities continue in form of a free salmon bake at the Many Nation’s Long House at the University of Oregon.
The No. 12 Oregon Ducks softball team went to bat against the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday afternoon, with Kelsey Chambers giving the Ducks and early lead with a blast in the bottom of the first inning, but it wasn’t just the Ducks’ offensive production behind the plate that …
Oregon track and field athletes competed well at the Oregon Twilight track meet which took place at Hayward Field Friday night May 7.
One image every 20 seconds, shot on a D2Xs. May 6, 2011 in the EMU Amphitheater at the University of Oregon.
Harris and RJD2 performed for a packed and energetic crowd Friday night.
Essex Construction, in association with Von Klein Property Management, is tearing down a quarter block full of houses at 17th and Pearl to make way for a new multi-story development. Von Klein has allegedly prematurely terminated the leases of occupants of theses houses to begin construction on the project. Crews …
First, the good news: it’s that time of the week again and we here at the Emerald photo desk have hand-picked another set of our favorite photos! Secondly, the great news: the Emerald photo blog has a new home, right here at the fantastically redesigned Oregon Daily Emerald website! So …
Yesterday I spent an afternoon with Judah Mobley aka Soopah Eype M.C., one of his producers Dylan Mcaffery-Allen, and assorted friends in S.E. Portland. Originally from Los Angeles, Soopah Eype often travels from Eugene to Portland to record with Mcaffery-Allen.