The second installment of the mini-doc highlighting the University of Oregon Marching Band. This week we got a chance to catch up with the trumpet and trombone sections and get a look at how they contribute to the progression of our very own marching band.
The Ducks dominated Colorado Sunday afternoon in the friendly confines of Matt Knight Arena winning in three straights sets 25-21, 25-18 and 25-18. The home team was never really challenged throughout the game by the Buffaloes and was lead by 13 kills from Ariana Williams and 12 from Liz Brenner.
The University held it’s Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Friday night. The parade featured a Disney-themed float competition between sororities and fraternities, the University’s marching band, and the Duck mascot among other things. The parade followed a route down East 13th Ave., turned down Agate Street, headed back up East 15th, and finished on University Street next to the EMU Amphitheater. A pep rally was subsequently held in the EMU Amphitheater soon afterward, followed by a Jam Session featuring On The Rocks and The Whiskey Chasers.
Hayward Field has undergone moderate renovations this past year including new wooden bleachers for the west grandstand installed during the summer. Minor touch ups continue as the historic venue prepares for a busy track season that features the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
The Occupy Eugene movement got a change of scenery as they left their previous encampment in Alton Baker Park for the confines of University campus. Chants, impassioned speeches, and home-made signs were commonplace as the group of protesters took issue with everything from the global economic system to University policy.
Amanda Barker reviews the third installment of the Paranormal Activity series. You can find her full written review here: https://dailyemerald.com/2011/10/24/the-third-times-a-charm-for-paranormal-activity-3/ Stay tuned every Thursday for more Emerald Reviews.
Oakshire Brewery has been around for a five years now, and its beers are making quite the impact on the Eugene beer scene. They specialize in single batch beers made with Northwest ingredients, alongside their normal seasonal and all-year-round beers. The Oregon Daily Emerald and Oakshire teamed …
Shannon Wikoff and Wa Na Tangtrongjita keep warm inside the Cart De Frisco food cart that sits on the corner of 13th and Kincaid. Tangtrongjita and Wikoff have been working together for five years ever since Tangtrongjita married the owner Kit Tangtrongjita and became a co-owner herself.
The University of Oregon’s Men’s Club Soccer team is headed towards Regionals with an overall record of 3-3. Combined with the seasoned talent of veterans and fresh skill of new freshmen, the team looks to do well in the upcoming tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A crowd packed Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine on Monday, October 24, 2011 as the restaurant hosted an eating contest, challenging 21 willing participants in a race against the clock to devour the spiciest food their chefs could create. The event was held in three stages, each progressively spicier as contestants were eliminated leaving Sunsern Lee the winner with a $300 cash prize.
A sea of pink flowed outside of Autzen Stadium and through Alton Baker Park as the 5K run and walk participants brought their positive energy to Eugene’s second-annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Sunday, October 23, 2011. With 6,000 participants running and walking to help raise $365,000, a joyous atmosphere filled the area around Autzen Stadium as the events celebrated breast cancer survivors, their supporters, and helped spread awareness.
The Ducks took down no. 7 Washington at home on Saturday, October 22, 2011, in a three set decision. The Huskies made things difficult on the Ducks in the first two sets, keeping the first set close and leading for most of the second set. Even while down, Oregon held …
With Oregon’s second string scoring four touchdowns against Colorado in the first quarter, the Buffs never seemed to have a chance against the Ducks. And this never changed throughout the game. Although Colorado did score two points off of a safety, they never scored while the ball was in their possession. Oregon never stopped dominating the field and ended the game with a 45 to 2 win over Colorado.
Hundreds of protestors disenchanted by the way America’s government is run gathered at the Park Blocks in downtown Eugene Friday evening. Chants rang out as the group marched through all over the city from Oak street to 13th and back down Pearl street.
School buses, instruments and high schoolers surrounded Autzen Stadium on Saturday, October 22nd, for the 33rd annual Festival of the Bands. Twenty-two high school marching bands from around Oregon drove to Eugene to participate in this competition that started at 8 am and will end at around 10 o’clock Saturday …
The Oregon Ducks Women’s Soccer team (7-7-2, 2-4-1 Pac-12) failed to put away a feisty opponent in the Washington Huskies (6-6-4, 2-3-2 Pac-12) drawing 1-1 on Friday night at Pape Field.
The No. 18 Oregon Ducks pulled off a come-from-behind win over the Washington State Cougars tonight.
Too competitive for intramural leagues but not quite skilled enough for NCAA Division I athletics? The University of Oregon Club Sports program offers dozens of different teams, varying in skill level, commitment and competition. Be sure to check out the Emerald for more club sports coverage in print and online. …
Sister Helen Prejean, a Roman Catholic nun and author of the 31-week New York Time’s Best Seller Dead Man Walking, spoke at the University on Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the EMU Ballroom. Her program, “Life, Death, and the Struggle for Human Rights”, was followed by a book signing shortly afterward.
The Head and The Heart performed Tuesday night to a packed and excited audience at Wow Hall. The group formed in the Summer of 2009 and self-released their first album a year later in June 2010. Here are a few frames from their performance at Wow Hall.
The Eugene community came together this Saturday to join the recent Occupy Wall Street movement in showing their desire and demand for change in our society. The rally, titled Day of Rage, showcased the opinions of musicians, poets, professors, students, activists, veterans and community members. This video includes the words …
A week long birthday party ended with a bang on Friday night as the University’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community rang in National Coming Out Week, turning 17 this year on the Oregon campus with a triumphant celebration of individuality and more importantly, family.
The Oregon Ducks extended their home winning streak to 20 games with a 41 – 27 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils this Saturday night.