Opinion

Owens: Making a gingerbread house is a true holiday experience

The holiday season is a joyful time filled with days off from school and work, religious ceremonies and, best of all, sugary food. If you are finding it hard to get into the holiday spirit this year, then I suggest you take some time with family or friends to make …

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Opinion

Owens: What are your fellow Ducks doing this winter break?

Winter break is a very different experience for everyone and not only because of the different holidays being celebrated. After just getting done with the first set of finals for the school year, some people want to sit and relax while others want to go out and adventure. During this …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

7 TV Christmas movies you're too guilty to admit you watched this season

Christmas sweaters are down right ugly. So ugly that we can’t figure out why we love to wear them every year, hell – we even throw or attend a party in their honor each holiday season. It’s the same deal with TV Christmas movies: they air on those all-year-round-cheesy channels, …

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Opinion

Thankful to be able to work on Thanksgiving

This year, concern for the amount of people who will be working on Thanksgiving is more prevalent than ever. With the retail hours of Black Friday creeping into Thanksgiving day, we’re beginning to panic about what this means for the future of turkey day. It’s all over the media. Shaming …

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Arts & CultureFood

Here’s how to DIY all your favorite holiday coffee drinks

Fall was fun, and I’m sad to see it go. We are now embarking on a new season the brings a whole new feel: winter! Since we are officially leaving fall, it’s time to retire Pumpkin spice for the year, and make room for some new delicious flavors that really …

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Arts & CultureFood

Here's how to DIY all your favorite holiday coffee drinks

Fall was fun, and I’m sad to see it go. We are now embarking on a new season the brings a whole new feel: winter! Since we are officially leaving fall, it’s time to retire Pumpkin spice for the year, and make room for some new delicious flavors that really …

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News

13th Avenue business slows during breaks

As students head home to spend the holidays with their loved ones, putting school out of their mind, local businesses on 13th Ave. must continue to meet sale goals. This can prove to be relatively difficult due to the fact that most of their clientele are students who tend to go …

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Special Sections

Holiday dishes even a college student can make

You’re back home for winter break. You have all the time in the world to cook elaborate holiday dishes and treats for yourself and your family. But wait … you’re an average college student, so all you know how to cook is mac ‘n’ cheese and microwavable pizza. Here are some easy-to-make, …

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Arts & Culture

Through FOOD for Lane County, University students have opportunity to give back this holiday season

Programs like FOOD for Lane County are being utilized at a higher rate than ever before, and for many, these programs are all they have to support themselves and their families. In these times of great need as the holiday season approaches, FFLC is seeing its supply dwindle down to a dangerous level.

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Arts & CultureFilm & TVMusic

This holiday season's best pop culture gifts

This holiday season is providing plenty of potential gifts for anyone addicted to pop culture. With video games, DVDs, CDs and books in high demand this winter, here are a few titles for you to consider as you shop for the perfect, entertaining gift.

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Arts & CultureFood

Celebrate the holidays with seasonal beers

For those of you who are looking to taste some festive holiday beers (and are of legal age to do so), there are several different options to choose from. On any given evening at The Bier Stein, located at 345 11th Ave., there are myriad beers waiting to be tasted, …

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Arts & CultureFood

Top 10 places to go in Eugene to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Here are the top 10 local bars and restaurants hosting events or special discounts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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