Every year, the Super Bowl is full of predictions: how many points will be scored, who will win, which star quarterback will be named the game’s MVP, blah, blah, blah. How boring! Sure, the game is supposed to be the best game of the year, but it inevitably is a bit anticlimactic. Far more interesting predictions, at least for my money, are Super Bowl party predictions.
Despite all the excitement seeing plenty of family, eating good food and unwrapping gifts invariably brings, tomorrow isn’t just about enjoying that one Christmas-y holiday. It also marks the beginning of the 2011-12 NBA season. Here are the Top 10 reasons to put aside that extra helping of turkey, crank up the volume on the TV and get lost in the start of another thrilling season of pro hoops. The NBA is back!
A couple weeks ago, the Emerald published an article describing a new study that suggested pictures and statuses posted on social network sites mentioning alcohol or being drunk are strong indicators that the person in those posts is at a clinical risk for a drinking problem. My immediate reaction to the article was, “Well, duh.”
No more of this year’s level of missing tickets. In the face of a series of news releases with uncomfortable information regarding the University’s athletic department this week and the general concern that we’re paying too much for not enough tickets, the student government announced last week it was recommending no growth for the athletics budget.
Here are ten ways to avoid falling asleep on the Memorial Quad this Saturday, watching for which head Lee Corso will put on.
Arrested Development is back, Volleyball’s unexpected success, Bank of America is going to start charging for debit card use, Student ticketing woes
I’ve spent the last several weeks traveling around the Mediterranean on a program called Semester at Sea, and for some reason I expected everyone on the ship would be liberal-minded and spontaneous and totally respectful of other cultures, much like my friends back home. But alas, I was wrong.
January 10, 2011 left a bad taste in many Duck fans’ mouths and the news of NCAA investigations have been troubling to say the least. Luckily, though, we’re now just one month away from watching LaMike tear it up against LSU in Dallas. However, it still couldn’t come soon enough.
Thank you for your well-written article concerning the state of the Pioneer Cemetery (“Memorial Day celebration brings attention to Eugene Pioneer Cemetery,” ODE May 31). I very much enjoyed reading about the history of one of Eugene’s — and indeed one of our nation’s — most historic cemeteries. Lacking in …
One of the great blessings of possessing a smart phone is that you have the ability to turn any song you have on your iTunes into the jingle that goes off as your ringtone, notification alert, or alarm. One wrong choice can turn this blessing into a curse.
In order to stay green and stand up for students, the University should make the move to discontinue bottled water on our campus.
Last of Madoff’s treasures, community out in force to save school sports, commissioner’s budget savings plan, martial law in China.
Technological advances are changing the way we live everyday. Human progress is not surprising, but the rapid rate with which it is occurring in today’s world is startling.
However distant, let us never forget those lives that have sacrificed and paid the ultimate price for a greater cause.
Arabic has gone from a University self-study program in the fall of 2001 with two students to a requirement-satisfying language program with dozens if not hundreds of students. There are still a number of misconceptions, however, that hinder its growth.
When I arrived at the University my freshman year, I was a bright-eyed kid who didn’t have a clue about college life or where I could make friends. The fact that I was off-campus and away from my dorm-dwelling peers didn’t help one bit.
What’s in a gender? A question that arises more and more in an evolving open-minded community is how much influence the area between a person’s legs has on the way he or she is perceived by the world.
This week’s matchup gives the Ducks a chance to build their confidence heading into the offseason.
President Obama’s address on Friday to the State Department and the nation was a clear opportunity to finally lay out a strong national policy with regards to the democratic movements blooming in the so called Arab Spring. But of course, this didn’t happen.
State workers rally in Salem; diplomats rescued in Yemen; defeated school tax distracts from problem, and the end of an era.
At IntroDUCKtion, I remember my Student Orientation staff member telling me how overwhelming the first few weeks of freshman year can feel. There’s so much to see and do that you just can’t process it all.
It is getting close to that time of year again. While students are itching for summer break, we all realize that there are plenty of tasks ahead before we can finally enjoy perpetual freedom, or at least a few months of it. On top of the studying, projects, week nine …
In this term alone, I have seen so much close-mindedness from the ASUO at large that I do not know how they justify it. I have seen agendas pushed with no regard to student objections, an election won despite numerous grievances filed against the winning party (that were not addressed …