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WKND Calendar: Stress Less Week, Yelawolf and puppies

Check out all the events that are happening this weekend in Eugene and Portland!

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News

Men challenge social expectations through dialogue with The Men’s Story Project

In The Men’s Story Project, those who identify as males are given the chance to speak about the constrictions society has given men, and a place to challenge those constrictions. Males can discuss their personal experiences about manhood.

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Announcements

UO Foundation no longer purchasing waterfront property

University of Oregon Foundation has ended the negotiations to purchase waterfront property with Eugene Water and Electric Board. A park will be built on the property instead.

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Arts & CultureEventsFilm & TV

Writer for ‘Battlestar Galactica’, ‘Star Trek’ and more heads to Knight Library

Television writer and producer David Wettle is coming to the University of Oregon. He will be giving a talk Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Knight Library.

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Students gather at Collier lawn in remembrance of Nakba

Palestinian students gathered on Collier lawn to commerate Nakba. Nakba means catastrophe and it refers to the date that Israel was declared as independent, and many Palestinians lost their homes.

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What happened on the web this week?

This week on the web, The Mindy Project was cancelled, the NFL investigated the New England Patriots and Obama visited Portland.

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Arts & CultureEventsTheater

The Spring Student Dance Concert soars as students produce and choreograph its routines

The University of Oregon Department of Dance has been putting together their Spring Student Dance Concert 2015 since fall term.

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Arts & CultureEventsFood

Participate in The Grilled Cheese Experience for a great cause

There’s really nothing more satisfying than melted cheese between two slices of perfectly toasted bread. Just as delightful as the bread and cheese combination, during May 1-10, 15 restaurants in Eugene will be team up with FOOD For Lane County, whose “mission of the organization is to alleviate hunger by …

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WKND Calendar: Smell the tulips, put on some heels or laugh with comedian David Sedaris

Take a visit to stunning views, refreshing smells and delicious tastes – before it’s too late. May 3 is the final day of the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, home of a colorful 40-acres of tulips. Gabrielle Mueller, University of Oregon student and social media coordinator for Wooden Shoe, explained that although the …

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News

Nepali UO students organizing aid for their homeland

Nepal’s earthquake is the largest devastation the country has seen in almost a century. Learn how you can help donate to the cause.

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Arts & CultureTheater

What you need to know about the Tony Award nominations

The nominations for the Tony Awards have been released, and here they are!

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Environmental groups rally again for UO to divest from fossil fuels

On Tuesday, many students gathered around the EMU ampitheater to protest the UO Foundation’s investment in fossil fuels.

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Photos: Vietnam Night 2015 “Once Upon A Time” hosted by VSA

The University of Oregon Vietnamese Student Association presented Vietnam Night 2015: Ngày Xửa Ngày Xưa (Once Upon A Time) at the EMU Ballroom in Eugene, Oregon on April 12th, 2015. This year’s Vietnam Night reenacted the ancient tale of a famous Vietnamese folktale: the story of Sơn Tinh & Thủy Tinh (the Mountain God & the Water God). The Vietnamese culture was beautifully portrayed through breath taking …

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Weekly web wrap up

This weekly wrap up covers all things presidential and the on going debate of the death penalty.

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EventsMusic

Eugene livetronica band Hamilton Beach releases its debut LP this Saturday at Luckey’s

Eugene-based band Hamilton Beach will debut ‘Dear Earth, Love Moon’ at Luckey’s Club on March 14.

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Where did Greek Week go?

The excitement of new members, homecoming and Greek Week wasn’t the same this year for Oregon Fraternity and Sorority Life. FSL made many changes to their events schedule this year, the biggest being recruitment and Greek Week. Fraternity and Sorority Life moved Greek Week to spring term so that it …

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Arts & CultureEventsTheater

Review: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” doesn’t disappoint

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is not about Virginia Woolf. There are no grand allusions to influential modernist literature or tributes to Woolf’s novels. Woolf herself is essentially meaningless in the context of this play, but that is part of its genius. Oregon Contemporary Theatre’s production of Edward Albee’s Tony …

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Video: KLCC Microbrew Festival

Craft brewers from around Oregon come together to promote good beer and a good time at the 2015 KLCC Microbrew Festival. The ticket purchase includes a KLCC glass and two drink tickets to kick off the fun filled evening. The festival is held February 6th from 5-11 p.m. & February 7th …

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News

Coffee Hour connects students with different cultures

Is there a gap between international and domestic students? UO senior Anna Sanders believes sometimes there is. She said a reason for this is that students with different backgrounds sometimes don’t know how to approach each other. “I’ve noticed with my classmates that if we have an assignment where we …

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Arts & CultureEvents

UO Poetry Slam Team to compete at Nationals in March

The team at the University of Oregon encourages students of all experience levels to express their creative voices on both competitive and non-competitive platforms.

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NewsPersonalities

Gregory Mina helps lead UO mock trial team to nationals

When University of Oregon’s mock trial team qualified for championships, the whole team “stood up and screamed like maniacs,” UO junior Gregory Mina said. On January 24 and 25, 10 members, including Mina, will participate in the Winston Thomas Memorial Invitational at UC Berkley where they will compete against mock trial members …

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Arts & CultureEventsPortland Blog

Portland: Spread holiday cheer by helping in the community

If you’re like me and have already done the family dinner and gift exchange, and don’t have much plans this Christmas, it’s a good opportunity to help out others. After all, not everyone is as fortunate as you to enjoy those things. So take this opportunity to spread the real …

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Arts & CultureEventsMusicNightlife

Review: Spoon crafts a polished live show; Future Islands just makes things weird

Following the massive rain storm of earlier in the day, a crowd flooded into the Crystal Ballroom on what turned out to be a warm and dry winter night to see Spoon in a sold-out show. The 94/7 FM December to Remember show also featured openers Future Islands and A …

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Arts & CultureMusicNightlife

Review: The War on Drugs offer an ear-splitting performance

The War on Drugs kickstarted 94.7 FM’s 10th annual December to Remember concert series in calm fashion on Wednesday night. Taking the stage with no walkout music, the show began much like how a great professor begins class: without notice, and with the expectation that once it begins, everyone will …

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Arts & CultureEvents

Roller derby, ‘Buffy’ parody, Bicycle Film Festival and more coming up this weekend

In Eugene This Saturday night, WOW Hall will host four artists who will be performing in this year’s Sonic Bloom Festival, which takes place June 19-22 in South Park, Colo.  Sonic Bloom caters to lovers of electronic music and the Colorado mountains. Artists lined up to perform are on the …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Dutch Bros Coffee gives back to the community through UO Greek philanthropies

At Gamma Phi Beta’s Crescent Classic, sorority sisters handed out stacks of all-you-can-eat pancakes and attendees washed them down with Dutch Bros Rebels. Dutch Bros employees happily passed around free beverages while dancing to music Gamma Phi Beta blared. The sorority didn’t have to pay Dutch Bros for any of the drinks. Anyone familiar …

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Arts & Culture

Wknd Calendar: March 7, 2014

On Friday, the electronic band EOTO will play at the McDonald Theatre. EOTO is composed of Michael Travis and Jason Hann, two members of the 1990s progressive bluegrass/psychedelic rock group the String Cheese Incident. In 2006, Travis and Hann jumped on the electronic bandwagon without abandoning their musical roots. For …

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Arts & Culture

Events in Eugene and Portland this weekend

In Eugene On-Campus Jan. 12, Chamber Music: The London Haydn Quartet with special guest Eric Hoeprich is coming to Beall Concert Hall, giving students the opportunity to de-stress and hear Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart; Beall Concert Hall(961 E. 18th Ave.), tickets range from $17-$39, 3 p.m. Off-Campus Jan. 10, Chance …

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Places in Eugene and Portland to celebrate the apocalypse

Whether you’re one of that 10 percent and want to celebrate your last day on Earth or you just want an excuse to dance, here is a list of events in Eugene and Portland to keep you partying like it’s 1999.

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