Arts & CultureFood

A student guide to a classic spring barbecue

The Eugene climate has been doing its best to fight through the rain and offer some cloudless days lately. Thankfully, those rare afternoons of clear weather are becoming more common. Eugenians are expected to see a spike in sunshine beginning on Friday and carrying on through next week. You know …

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Arts & CultureFood

Bring color to your plate with these spring foods

Once upon a time, eating seasonal foods was our only option. Walking into a grocery store expecting to find a rainbow of fruits and vegetables at any time of year is a huge privilege. But even though we have the option to buy asparagus in the fall and tomatoes in …

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Arts & CultureEventsOutdoor

Six ways to celebrate spring

Spring break is over and the final term of the school year is here. The new season is a great time to check in with yourself and enjoy the beautiful weather. Whether you want to take stock of your winter clothes, cook new foods or just enjoy the sun, here are …

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UO’s Alternative Breaks program takes students around the world for a little social change

While most students head home for breaks to spend time with their families, a number of University of Oregon students choose to give up their breaks in order to experience something a little more unique. The Holden Center’s Alternative Breaks program gives students the chance to participate in local communities …

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HousingSpecial Sections

How to stay friends with your roommates

Coexisting as friends and roommates is possible with a few guidelines.

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Five tips for starting your own garden this spring

Spring and summer are rapidly approaching Eugene (despite the recent hail storms), and there are several ways people are preparing for the upcoming months. Starting a garden in which you can grow your own food — and then cook it — is a great option for getting outside, saving money …

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In spring, a young man's thoughts: 10 reasons spring term is the best term

As spring is upon us, there are a ton of reasons to be glad you’re a Duck — too many to count, really. But we tried anyway! 10. Off-campus opportunities come alive — Go camping, shopping or take a trip. Just get out of the house! 9. The sports — …

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In spring, a young man’s thoughts: 10 reasons spring term is the best term

As spring is upon us, there are a ton of reasons to be glad you’re a Duck — too many to count, really. But we tried anyway! 10. Off-campus opportunities come alive — Go camping, shopping or take a trip. Just get out of the house! 9. The sports — …

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Hiking around Eugene

Rain and snow have assaulted Eugene this winter, but now — finally — spring approaches, promising clear skies and sunny days. In anticipation of this return of the sun comes the promised use of the best hiking spots around Eugene. From the superb vista of Spencer Butte to the gorgeous gardens of …

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Buckling down: how to battle senioritis

Seniors: Check out some ways to avoid becoming a complete flake your senior term.

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Put away those sweatpants and break out new colors for a spring wardrobe

Students are given the opportunity to take off their rain gear when the sun comes out. Though what they choose to put on instead is entirely up to them, some of these tips might put a little spring in their step.

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Take full advantage of the spring weather with these date ideas

Spring into the new season and charm your partner with these fun, outdoorsy activities.

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Spring allows for great outdoor rock climbing at Skinner Butte

Everyone knows that University students can learn how to rock climb on the Student Recreation Center’s indoor rock wall. What many students don’t know, however, is that Eugene is also home to an outdoor rock climbing spot that offers challenging climbs to test your abilities and build your skills outside the gym: Skinner Butte.

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Restaurants with sweet outdoor dining spots for spring days

One of the benefits that comes along with the improved weather in springtime is the ability to go to a restaurant in Eugene and eat outside again. There are some great local spots that have outdoor seating available when the weather cooperates.

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