Arts & CultureFilm & TVOutdoor

Netflix shows to watch instead of going outside

Who says the arrival of Spring has to mean spending more time outdoors? The rain may be (kind of) gone, but days spent lounging around the house are still very much alive. Sometimes going outside is overrated — the best days are the ones with no agenda but to visually …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

17 new releases to strengthen your Netflix addiction

As winter break comes to a close, you sadly bid adieu to all of your pals in Orange Is the New Black and Friday Night Lights with a final episode. Yet, a new month and year have just begun and the most recent releases on Instant Netflix make your binge watching possibilities …

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Opinion

Owens: 5 signs you’re addicted to the internet

In this day and age, the Internet is everything. Many of us have lost hours of productivity and sleep because we were too busy surfing the Net. Even when going to class or watching television, people often feel the constant compulsion to check their social media apps. Simple decisions like …

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Opinion

Owens: 5 signs you're addicted to the internet

In this day and age, the Internet is everything. Many of us have lost hours of productivity and sleep because we were too busy surfing the Net. Even when going to class or watching television, people often feel the constant compulsion to check their social media apps. Simple decisions like …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Twitter is moving television ‘water cooler’ talk to real time

Twitter has a continuously growing presence when it comes to conversations about television. Just last Sunday night, Twitter crashed temporarily due to the huge number of people retweeting Ellen’s Oscar celebrity selfie and the Twitter account “@SochiProblems” went viral, gaining more followers than the Olympics’ official Twitter account. For many …

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Arts & CultureBack to the BooksFilm & TV

Back to the Books: These are the shows you have to binge watch before the first day of school

Okay, so you’ve watched every episode of “Doctor Who,” “Gossip Girl” and “Sons of Anarchy” that Netflix has to offer. But there’s a whole world out there of old and off-beat television that you haven’t even touched. If you’re looking for a way to kill the last week before classes …

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Housing

Netflix or not, make sure these movies make it into your collection

When it comes to streaming movies, there’s no shortage of options. Everything from the Xbox 360 perched under your boyfriend’s 32-inch HDTV to the iPad you got for Christmas last year is capable of running streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video or Hulu. But even the almighty Netflix …

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Opinion

Top 10: Things to do Memorial Day weekend if you’re trapped in Eugene

Didn’t get tickets to Sasquatch? Don’t have a big, fun camping trip planned? Don’t worry, there’s still plenty to do around Eugene this weekend.

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Scene desk Netflix picks: foreign films

Travel the world from your couch by checking out the best foreign films Netflix has to offer on instant watch. Here we’ll suggest films from India, Sweden and France.

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Arts & Culture

Scene desk Netflix picks: Documentaries

Next time you’re on Netflix, check out the ‘documentaries’ tag and find one that interests you. Or you can take the suggestions the Scene Desk has for you this week. Like last week, all our suggestions are available on instant watch.

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Scene Desk’s Netflix picks: TV shows

In this new weekly series, the Scene Desk, as well as some other Emerald staffers, will recommend to you our picks for the best stuff on Netflix. This week we’re suggesting our favorite TV shows, all of which are available on instant streaming. So put off that paper, study for your midterm tomorrow before class starts and visit that faithful website for the procrastinator in all of us.

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News

Password sharing not just a high school trend

The New York Times reported last week that sharing passwords has become the digital era’s promise ring. A 2011 study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 30 percent of teens shared a password with a friend or significant other. And the trend doesn’t seem to stop after high school.

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