Arts & CultureFood

Review: Xoco creates some of Eugene’s most authentic and worthwhile Mexican food

Xoco is a food cart you can’t miss. The cart is bright orange with blue, yellow and green accents. With Uly’s only open late at night on the weekends, Xoco is a great fix for when you’re craving Mexican food when the sun’s out. The prices are reasonable and the …

Arts & CultureTheater

Review: ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ is truly radio worth watching

Story by Emerald staff writer Rachel Benner The tagline for local theatre company Radio Redux, “Radio worth watching!” may sound like a contradiction, but in the Hult Center on Sunday afternoon, it was a reality. Actors sat on the stage in chairs behind a row of old-fashioned microphones, dressed in …


Controversial ordinance could close Kesey Square at night to force out homeless people

Eugene Police Department proposed an ordinance at the May 27 City Council meeting that would close Kesey Square between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m every day, to reduce vandalism. After another public comment session on June 9th, the council hasn’t made a decision yet. Kesey Square, technically named Broadway Plaza, is located at the …


Video: The Barn Light brings a little bit of Americana to downtown Eugene

Situated only one mile from campus, downtown is alien to many University of Oregon students. The city center is home to many unique restaurants and a bustling nightlife. Across the street from Ken Kesey square is the Barn Light. This coffee shop and bar is a great hangout for homework …


Local Eugene developer proposes more student housing downtown

They are also pursuing a 10-year property tax exemption on the building, which will require Eugene City Council approval.