Opinion

Gaffney: Why New Year’s Eve never fulfills expectations

Ever since the dawn of time, New Year’s Eve has become a night etched into history – renowned for celebration, camaraderie and cheer. Oh yes, bid goodbye to all the mistakes and embarrassments that you fell victim to this year. They will all be washed away with the dubious consumption of bubbly …

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Arts & CultureBack to the Books

Back to the Books: Like a good neighbor, don’t have 100-person ragers at your house on a Monday night

Duck fans are known for getting rowdy after a home game. Walk down any street in the West University Neighborhood after Oregon routs an opponent and it’s pretty obvious that people love football, sometimes loudly and obnoxiously. When you combine a Duck win with the last weekend of the summer, …

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Arts & CultureFoodMusic

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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ArchivesArts & CultureFood

Food: How to cook up some spooky party treats

It’s Halloween, which means it’s time to get creative with food. The best Halloween parties provide bowls of mystery foods that feel like spooky things to freak out their guests. Here’s a quick guide to help you set up a simple, freaky smorgasbord of body parts and gross things made …

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Special Sections

Essential party equipment to make sure you survive your Friday night

The weekend is finally here, which means Eugene is going to see its first real batch of autumn college parties. If you’re joining them this weekend and whether you’re hosting or getting out on the town, you’ll probably find your life much improved by a few choice equipment selections before …

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HousingSpecial Sections

How to throw a house party that doesn’t suck

University junior and local party sensei Jeff Fadness met with the Emerald to discuss some key points to throwing a house party that is safe, enjoyable and — most importantly — free of police interruption.

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HousingSpecial Sections

How to throw a house party that doesn't suck

University junior and local party sensei Jeff Fadness met with the Emerald to discuss some key points to throwing a house party that is safe, enjoyable and — most importantly — free of police interruption.

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