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Podcast: Remakes, remasters and ports — reimagining video games

    On this episode of the Emerald Podcast Network, Mathew Brock and Eric Schucht discuss the differences between video game remakes, remasters and ports. Their discussion covers such classics as Starcraft to Crash Bandicoot and includes their favorite and least liked modern adaptations of nostalgic, classic games.n this episode …

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Q&A: Horde and the Harem bring Seattle’s music scene to Sam Bond’s

Horde and the Harem, a Seattle band led by Ryan Barber, is making their way to Sam Bond’s Garage this Thursday, September 18. In honor of their return, Barber chatted with the Emerald to tell us more about how the band became what it is today. Q: Tell me a …

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‘If I Stay’ is not the movie of the summer

**This post contains spoilers** If I Stay not only gave my screenwriting career hope, but also my dad’s–the king of one liners. Other than last night in the theater, I cannot remember the last time I physically cringed during a movie. What was supposed to be a sentimental movie with …

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Explore Irish culture at Eugene’s Irish Cultural Festival

For the ninth consecutive year, Eugene will welcome the Irish Culture Festival, beginning on March 7. The festival, which features a variety of workshops and performances, is intended to be a celebration of Celtic heritage in Oregon as well as a learning experience. Coordinator Peggy Hinsman offered insight regarding the …

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Create! Eugene hopes to drive art-based local tourism

Students sticking around Eugene this summer can look forward to a brand new way to express their creativity. Throughout the month of August, Create! Eugene, a workshop-driven celebration of the arts, will showcase exhibitions and demonstrations in its inaugural attempt to get creative juices flowing. The festival, hosted by the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene, will …

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Global Scholars Hall’s Carnival of Nations celebrates cultural variety

@@checked all [email protected]@The University of Oregon Global Scholars Hall will host the Carnival of Nations celebration, showcasing Brazilian, Italian and French cultural traditions on Friday, Feb. 22. The event kicks off at 2 p.m. with demonstrations in Brazilian and Italian cooking. Spanish professor Robert Davis,@@[email protected]@ coordinator of the event, was …

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Health: Hangover cures from around the world

It’s common courtesy when visiting foreign countries to become enriched in their culture by ways of cuisine, lifestyle, and, if you’re over the legal age, the certain nightlife that they offer. Hangovers, however, are universal — the aches and pains all speak the same language. Each country has its own …

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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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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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