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Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Cosmology with Dr. James Schombert

In this episode of Spotlight on Science, arts and culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Dr. James Schombert, an observational astronomer at the University of Oregon. The two discuss a medley of cosmological topics, including the dark matter theory, the search for alien life, NASA gossip and much more. Spotlight …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: How do we interpret art after the #MeToo movement?

On this episode of the Emerald Culture wrap, News Reporter Casey Crowley, Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies and Podcast Editor Alec Cowan discuss the recent story from babe.net on Aziz Ansari, and in particular, whether or not we as consumers of media can enjoy Ansari’s work after the …

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Podcast: Electronic musician KRANE on his first headlining tour and the release his debut album, “Fallout”

In this episode from the Emerald Podcast Network,  Associate Arts and Culture Editor Zach Price sits down with Oakland-based electronic music producer Zach Krane to discuss Krane’s transition from a nine-to-five job to a full-time DJ, releasing his debut album and his first headlining tour. Krane’s team gave the Emerald …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: Looking back on journalism in film after seeing ‘The Post’

Join podcast editor Alec Cowan, senior news editor Will Campbell and senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies as they discuss Steven Spielberg’s most recent film “The Post”, which examines a 1970s Washington Post as its publishers face the truth about the Vietnam War. The group then compares the movie …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: VAR a success and Manchester City running away with the Premier League

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell, Adam Eberhardt and Alec Cowan discuss the expansion of VAR to the Premier League and its success in important penalty situations in the week’s games. The group also discusses recent fixtures, transfers and what teams are running away with La Liga and the Premier League. This …

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: Increases in resident tuition and university senate goals for winter term

Today is Saturday, Jan. 19. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, podcast editor Alec Cowan and senior news reporter Michael Tobin discuss the Emerald’s cover story examining how resident tuition has risen over the last ten years, the …

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Emerald Recommends: Songs for winter

In this episode of Emerald Recommends from the Emerald Podcast Network, arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies, music writer Jordan Montero and podcast editor Alec Cowan discuss songs for winter. These are songs both new and old that capture the ambiance of winter months: rain, cold and melancholy, but also …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: What to look forward to in 2018

On this episode of the Emerald culture wrap, podcast editor Alec Cowan and senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies discuss what they are looking forward to most in the year 2018. Sararosa names some new albums from artists like Car Seat Headrest and Alec looks forward to all things …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: The transfer window

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell and Alec Cowan discuss the biggest Premier League transfers in this installment of Emerald FC. The group also discusses recent fixtures and the controversy swirling around penalties and VAR. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Paleontology in Kyrgyzstan with Win McLaughlin

In this episode of Spotlight on Science, arts and culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Win McLaughlin, a Ph.D. Candidate studying vertebrate paleontology at the University of Oregon. The two discuss McLaughlin’s latest work in Kyrgyzstan, the mysteries surrounding earth’s polarity, her motivations for being a geologist and how one …

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Podcast: Emerald Recommends the songs that defined 2017

  In this episode of Emerald Recommends from the Emerald Podcast Network, arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies, music writers Nic Castillon and Jordan Montero and podcast editor Alec Cowan discuss the music that defined 2017. This is not necessarily the best music to come out this year, but instead, …

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Podcast: Willie Taggart leaves Oregon, possible new head coaches and a Boise State bowl game

This episode of the Emerald Football Podcast was recorded before the announcement that Mario Cristobal would be the new head coach of the Oregon Ducks. On this episode of the Emerald Football Podcast, Sports editors Jack Butler and Gus Morris review Oregon’s turbulent week after Head Coach Willie Taggart left …

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Podcast: End of the term news wrap up: Knight Campus, Bigby-Williams case and UO Student Collective protests

Today is Saturday, Dec. 9. Here are the biggest stories from fall term 2017. In this news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss the biggest stories the Emerald covered this year. These are long-running stories that have defined much of the year, such as …

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Podcast: Emerald Basketball: The season so far

In this first episode of the Emerald Basketball Podcast sports editors Jack Butler and Gus Morris break down how the retooled Ducks have looked this year. Following some early losses the two discuss the team’s dynamic and explain how some new faces have impacted the team at the early stages …

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Podcast: The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw and an MLS Cup rematch

On this episode of Emerald FC, Emerald staffers Adam Eberhardt, Shawn Medow, Will Campbell and Alec Cowan discuss the biggest news in soccer from this past week: the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw. Of course, no discussion would be complete without talking on the MLS Cup rematch between Seattle and …

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Spotlight on Science: Barn owl research with Dr. Avinash Singh

In this second episode of Spotlight on Science’s second season, Arts and Culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Dr. Avinash Singh, a professor of neuroscience and a member of the Takahashi Lab at the University of Oregon. The conversation covers Dr. Singh’s work on barn owl neuronal performance, his transition …

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Podcast: Caleb Porter leaves the Timbers, 2018 World Cup Set

Shawn Medow, Adam Eberhardt and Cal Will discuss all the recent news in the world of soccer, including head coach Caleb Porter’s decision to leave the Portland Timbers, the 2018 FIFA World Cup field and the upcoming UEFA Champions League fixtures. There’s also plenty of discussion regarding the United States …

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Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Science communication with Theresa Cheng and Saul Propp

In this second season debut of Spotlight on Science, Kris Chauvin and Max Drascher speak with Theresa Cheng and Saul Propp about science communication: why it is important and how scientists and researchers can get better at it. Science communication aims to explain research and findings in a way that …

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Podcast: A Recap of Washington and a bye week review of Oregon’s season

On this episode of the Emerald Football Podcast, Sports editors Jack Butler and Gus Morris review Oregon’s 38-3 loss to Washington. They then take advantage of Oregon’s bye week to look at how the season has progressed thus far, discussing how injuries have impacted the team and how Oregon’s bowl …

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Podcast: Culture wrap: The good, the bad and the Taylor Swift

On this second episode of the Emerald culture wrap, Senior Podcast Editor Alec Cowan, Associate Arts and Culture Editor Dana Alston, and Senior Arts and Culture Editor Sararosa Davies discuss three things from this past week that caught their attention. What follows is some good talk on “Mindhunter” — Netflix’s …

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Podcast: Recap of UCLA and a preview of Utah

  On this episode of the newly named EFP (Emerald Football Podcast), Sports reporters Jack Butler, Gus Morris and Shawn Medow review Oregon’s 31-14 loss to UCLA. They then preview the Ducks’ upcoming game against Utah with another review of injuries, some discussion on the return of Darren Carrington and …

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: GAP visits campus, Faculty Senate addresses bias in evals

Today is Saturday, Oct. 21. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss the arrival of the “Genocide Awareness Project” on campus, which posted graphic images on the EMU …

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Podcast: Recap of Stanford and a preview of UCLA

Sports reporters Jack Butler and Gus Morris review Oregon’s 49-7 loss to No. 23 Stanford. They then preview the Ducks’ upcoming game against UCLA with another review of injuries, important matchups and some predictions. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Pint for Las Vegas: Donating blood was all she could do

On typical Sundays UO senior Kaity McLain wakes up early and goes to church. She does her laundry, eats dinner with friends and catches up on her homework before bed. But Sunday, Oct. 1, was far from typical. Around 10:30 p.m. Kaity set down with her accounting textbook and climbed …

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 4: DACA and a reflection on Hispanic Heritage Month

Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo join their guest, Julian Vasquez, for a frank conversation about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Included in …

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Podcast: Recap of Washington State and a preview of Stanford

Sports reporters Jack Butler, Gus Morris and Shawn Medow review Oregon’s 33-10 loss to No. 11 WSU. They then preview the Ducks’ upcoming game against No. 23 Stanford with a review of injuries, in-depth analysis and as always, some hot takes. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Podcast: Weekly news wrap-up: the President’s speech interrupted and the new bar passage rates

Today is Saturday, Oct. 7. Here are the three stories from this week that you need to know. In this weekly news wrap-up, Podcast Editor Alec Cowan and Senior News Reporter Michael Tobin discuss President Michael Schill’s “State of the University” address, which was suspended due to a student protest. …

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Podcast: Recap of Arizona State and a preview of Cal

Sports reporters Jack Butler, Gus Morris and Shawn Medow review Oregon’s 37-35 loss to ASU. They then preview the Ducks’ upcoming game against Cal with analysis, sidebars and of course, hot take predictions. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 3: Kaepernick and protest

  Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo have a lot to talk about — saying it’s about Kaepernick is just scraping the surface. Music …

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Podcast: Horchata Squad, ep. 2: deconstructing machismo

  Horchata Squad is a four-part Hispanic Heritage month podcast hosted by Latinx siblings Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Ricardo Alvarado celebrating the culture, history and accomplishments of Latinxs. In this episode, Veronica and Ricardo deconstruct the concept of machismo, discussing how they’ve seen it within Latinx culture and their personal lives. …

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