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Video: Anis Mojgani performs at the University of Oregon

On Thursday, May 14, award wining poet, author and musician Anis Mojgani performed at a poetry slam put on by the UO Cultural Forum. Anis is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion and has performed all across the globe for audiences including the House of Blues and the United …

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Q&A: Oregon band announcer Scott Barkhurst discusses his 17 years on the job

Scott Barkhurst spends his Saturdays with the Oregon Marching Band. Rather than take the field, Barkhurst works up in the press box as the band announcer introducing the pregame and halftime shows. This is his 17th year on the job. So, what exactly is your role as band announcer? I …

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Oregon women’s soccer: Ducks lose 2-1 to Colorado on late goal

After taking an early lead Oregon women’s soccer couldn’t find a way to hold on, losing 2-1 against Colorado Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. “Pac-12 points are hard to come by,” Oregon coach Kat Mertz said. “You are always fighting for a point here or there, so to see it …

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Q&A: Oregon club soccer’s Zach Donner on 5-0 victory against Western Oregon

On Sunday afternoon, the University of Oregon men’s club soccer team won a match against Western Oregon 5-0. One of the key performers was defender Zach Donner, who had an impact on both sides of the ball. He held the line well, while also notching his first goal for the …

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Pair of Oregon men’s basketball players caught shoplifting

More legal trouble for the Oregon men’s basketball team. On September 12 seniors Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Elgin Cook ran into trouble with the law after they were caught shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in the late afternoon, according to the Register-Guard. Rather than being taken into …

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Despite ‘snub’ in preseason rankings, Oregon men’s club rugby ready for season

Coming into the new season, it feels like nobody believes in Oregon men’s club rugby. In a preseason poll ranking the top rugby programs in the nation, several teams from the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference placed highly on the list. Oregon, which ended up losing last year in the conference …

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Undefeated season is the goal as Oregon men’s club soccer begins new year

As with everything that happens in Eugene, rain began to fall during one of the Oregon men’s club soccer double day practices the week before school began. “It’s really no big deal at all,” assistant coach Luke Connolly said as water dripped from his soaked jacket. “Rain is no problem …

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Architecture students present their final projects after 10 weeks of work

Architecture students are spending the final days of dead week presenting their term projects in Lawrence Hall. Throughout winter term, these students worked on projects for a variety of locations. Landscape architecture students came up with ideas for redesigning the southeast entrance to campus near Global Scholars Hall.

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Club Sports

‘Rugby House’ serves as unofficial clubhouse for Oregon men’s rugby

The Rugby House is called by several names: “The Fishmarket,” the “23rd House,” and a few refer to it as “The Thunderdome.” “I feel like it is mainly called the Rugby House,” Daniel Minarich said. That’s probably the name that fits best. The house is covered in rugby memorabilia and is the unofficial …

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Club Sports

Riding with diabetes doesn’t slow Oregon cyclist Michael Shelver

In middle school Michael Shelver went through a rebellious phase. He stopped caring about his body and started having fun. For Shelver rebellion had a cost, as his fun landed him in the hospital. As a person living with type 1 diabetes, Shelver’s rebellion led to hypoglycemic seizures — which is …

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Men's Basketball

Oregon men’s basketball: Waverly Austin shines bright in crucial win over Arizona State

With Oregon’s NCAA tournament hopes hanging in the balance, the Ducks turned to a maligned player to lead them to a much-needed victory in the second-to-last game of the regular season, 85-78 over Arizona State on Tuesday. “I’m just trying to come out with a sense of urgency because I …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball’s Jillian Alleyne named all-Pac-12

Oregon women’s basketball sophomore forward Jillian Alleyne has been named to the all-Pac-12 team Tuesday morning. Guards Chrishae Rowe and Ariel Thomas were honorable mention all-league choices, as well. Alleyne currently leads the nation in both rebounds (15.7) and double-doubles (26) while ranking third in the Pac-12 in scoring (21.6). …

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Club Sports

Oregon men’s club rugby: Ducks break into Division 1 top 25

The Oregon men’s club rugby team was recognized nationally this week after RugbyMag.com ranked them No. 25 in their College Division 1 rankings. This is the first time that Oregon (7-0-1) has been ranked this season, as the Ducks have been enjoying perhaps their most successful season in club history. The …

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Football

Oregon football lands offensive line recruit Zach Okun

Oregon football has landed their first 2015 recruit Tuesday, junior offensive lineman Zach Okun, after he verbally committed during an unofficial visit. I've officially committed to The University of Oregon!!! #GoDucks #QuackAttack pic.twitter.com/ocUr010Rut — Zach Okun (@_ZO75) March 4, 2014 In an interview with 247Sports, Okun said he’s “done with …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks defeat Arizona 90-78, end season on winning streak

Oregon women’s basketball hosted Arizona Sunday as the Ducks played their final game of the regular season, winning 90-78. “I told them after the game that I knew it was going to be a grind game,” head coach Paul Westhead told the media after the game. “This was a big …

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Faculty senate discusses changes to administrative function and reviews Blackboard

Wednesday afternoon’s gathering of some of the university’s faculty and administration members revolved heavily around discussion of impending changes at the University of Oregon, including the possibility of phasing out Blackboard. Deborah Carver, dean of UO libraries, detailed the current review of the Blackboard online education system and explained the …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball loses to Oregon State 84-70, now 0-4 in Pac-12

In the second straight game against Oregon State, the Oregon women’s basketball team found themselves on the losing end once again, this time by a score of 84-70 on the road in Corvallis. After winning the opening tip, the Beavers (10-6, 2-2) never looked back, controlling most of the game. …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Don Pellum set to take over as Oregon football defensive coordinator

– The Oregon women’s basketball team will get the chance to even the series against Oregon State as they travel to Corvallis Monday night for the 92nd Civil War. Oregon lost 88-80 on Saturday as they played host to the Beavers in the first game of the back-to-back series. Ducks center …

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Club Sports

Life Cycle supports Oregon club cycling through sponsorship

Cycling can be an expensive sport, especially for someone who is just starting out. The upfront costs can creep into the thousands as the cyclist has to purchase not only a bike but also gear to keep themselves warm in the tumultuous Eugene weather. For many prospective cyclists the price …

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These winter beers will warm up any dreary day

When you’ve had enough of the winter weather keeping you cooped up inside all day, venture to The Bier Stein, 16 Tons or The Tap and Growler in Eugene, Ore., to try some of these tasty seasonal beers and ciders on tap. They’re sure to warm you up from the …

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Upcoming concerts that are worth your buck

January and February are great months in Eugene for upcoming concerts. Whether you’re looking to see a reggae group originating from Hawaii or a blues and R&B band who started out small, I’ve got the low-down on venues, prices and some of my favorite songs (just in case you’ve never …

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Men's Basketball

Pac-12 men’s basketball midseason awards

The season is almost at the halfway point, and the Pac-12 has already experienced many highs and lows. Arizona is undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the country. Colorado has wins over two teams in the top 10 . Utah is a surprise with 12 wins and is one of …

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Harvey: Beyoncé’s new self-titled visual album is too raunchy for words

Last month, Beyoncé spontaneously released a new self-titled visual album, in which every song was accompanied by a music video. There were many things that Beyoncé claimed to be inspired by as she was creating this unique album. Beyoncé said that the visual aspect was added as she thinks people are beginning …

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Friday’s snowball fight garners international media attention

Video footage that captured students pelting snowballs at former University of Oregon professor Sherwin Simmons last Friday has not only gone viral on popular social media sites such as YouTube and Reddit but has also caught the attention of media outlets around the country. As of Sunday, articles regarding the …

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Students react to ESPN story detailing Oregon football marijuana use

We asked students how they felt about the recent ESPN article regarding U of O football and marijuana.  

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College Democrats and Republicans Convene for Daily Emerald Debate

The College Democrats and the College Republicans convened Thursday evening for a political debate sponsored by the Oregon Daily Emerald. The panel, which consisted of three students from each group, discussed topics revolving around the economy, taxation, the occupy movement, corporate involvement in government and the EMU and SRC proposed …

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Video: Cottage Grove Wiener Dog Races

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5XlWRoEZg0&hl=en&fs=1]   On Saturday June 25, Cottage Grove hosted the 4th Annual Wiener Dog Races.  The event, which was a fundraiser for Little League and Cottage Grove Humane Society, pitted wiener dogs against each other in fast-paced, entertaining races.  Families enjoyed the sunny day packed with everything from costume …

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