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Podcast: Emerald Recommends songs for your spring break

In this episode from the Emerald Podcast Network, podcast editor Emerson Malone and arts and culture writer Sararosa Davies dish out their recommendations for what tunes to play this spring break. Here are the songs you’ll hear in this episode: “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell “Something for your M.I.N.D.” …

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Arts & Culture

Use spring break to your advantage by networking and traveling

Spring break is quickly approaching, and tt can be an exciting time, hinting at the impending summer.  It’s easy to get caught in elaborate plans with friends and before you know it, your flight back to school is a day away and your week of freedom has come to an …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

2014 Rho Gamma selection process draws to a close

The University of Oregon’s Panhellenic Council plans for Fall Formal Recruitment for most of the year. Samantha Kalb, VP of recruitment for the governing body of UO’s sororities, began her search for 2014 Rho Gammas in January — nine full months before recruitment begins. Rho Gammas, or recruitment counselors, are a …

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Arts & Culture

UO alternative spring break inspires Pi Beta Phi’s Mary Beth Carroll

Spring Break: cue Vegas Instagrams and the occasional “I’m headed to Cabo” tweet. Everyone is excited and the anticipation for a week off to relax before the final term is much needed. Mary Beth Carroll, a freshman in Pi Beta Phi, decided that this year she would ditch the stereotypical …

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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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Opinion

Brown: St. Patrick's Day lessons you can apply to spring break

For those who are going to be busy tearing houses apart rather than building them, don’t let the lessons you learned on St. Patrick’s Day go to waste; you can use that knowledge to ensure a successful spring break.

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

Spring break love can be found just around the corner

Sunshine breaks the morning sky to awaken your inner calm and greet nature with an ever-refreshing breath as you stand atop the butte hand-in-hand with your special someone. The town below becomes illuminated with sunlit skies and vibrant colors. The season of bloom has come, calling for a period of …

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

A sunny spring break can be found on Oregon’s coast

The cool breeze of ocean air, sinking your toes into the warm sand, the sweet smell of salt in the air as you layer on sunscreen in preparation for a well-spent day of spring break — it’s the way most college students like to dream of their spring breaks and …

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

Right in your own backyard: Our guide to Central Oregon resort towns

If you are planning on sticking around Eugene for spring break, you might want to consider a weekend or week-long trip to one of Central Oregon’s many resorts. Grab a couple friends or call your family and check out what these resorts have to offer. Black Butte Ranch If you’re …

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

How to visit Las Vegas on a budget

If you have ever wanted to go to Las Vegas for spring break but thought you couldn’t afford it, think again. A trip to Sin City can certainly be expensive, but if you cut costs in the right places, there are a number of ways to make that memorable getaway happen and not go broke in the process.

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

Go south of the border this spring break

Thinking about going to Mexico for spring break? It’s not too late. Whether you want the classic beach party college experience or you are looking to get away to a remote stretch of beach, Mexico holds a plethora of options. Cabo When you think of a Mexico spring break, Cabo …

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Go climb a mountain: Camping and hiking opportunities this spring break

Whether you’re from Oregon or just staying here over spring break, there are many great hiking and camping spots all around the state. From day trip adventures to week-long camping trips, Oregon has it all. A great place to start, if you’re looking for a great day trip, is Cascade …

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Special SectionsSpring Break Guide

Guide to Portland

College students need to have fun, too. Not the typical “let’s go to that house party again” fun, but real, grown-up fun that needs to be at least slightly planned in advance. This kind of fun requires leaving Eugene. Though it’s probably safe to say that most University students call …

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