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TBT: 9 snippets of history hiding in the pages of old Emeralds

A trip down memory lane show cases 9 photos of past ads or articles posted in the student paper. These pieces of history show a glimpse of the past pop culture, politics and people published a long time ago.

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#TBT to 7 of the silliest, weirdest ads featured in the Emerald from 1950

Some of these are touching and encouraging, and some of them are incredibly racist. Some are from public service projects from the advertising council encouraging readers to be responsible citizens, and others encourage readers to try Camel cigarettes for a smoother drag. Here are seven of the best: 1. This ad …

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#TBT to the 19 craziest Emerald headlines from the early 1900s

In the first part of the 1900s, student newspapers were essentially the Internet: If you wanted to sell something, buy something, figure out what’s going on tonight, see how the Ducks did in volleyball or hear about classes cancelled, you picked up the student paper. And with all that coverage …

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#TBT to when the Emerald called the EMU ‘pregnant’

With construction blocking off The Fishbowl and The Buzz, the EMU is mostly empty. But in 1967, students at University of Oregon had the opposite problem. The Emerald published a four-page piece that was equal parts photo essay, editorial and report on the status of the Erb Memorial Union on …

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#TBT to the day ‘Animal House’ came out

“Officials giving movie ‘bad reviews.’” That was the headline of a newspaper article on June 1, 1978, the day National Lampoon’s Animal House was released. And it wasn’t talking about critical reception, either. The movie has a 91 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Time and Roger Ebert called it one of the year’s best and …

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#TBT to that one time scammers posed as UO cheerleaders

On April 3, 2007, two men and two women were arrested for posing as UO cheerleaders and students, a scam that involved asking people for money to fund the UO basketball team.

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TBT to when Japanese UO students’ money was frozen

In December of 1941 The Daily Emerald reported on the attacks of Pearl Harbor and the affects of the Japanese students at the UO.

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#TBT to that one time 12 students got arrested at Johnson Hall

Fifteen years ago, 12 students were arrested for protests related to the anti-sweatshop movement.

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#TBT to that one time protesters marched through UO with a bomb

In 1973, over 500 people gathered in the EMU with a bomb sculpture, the symbol of an anti-Vietnam War protest march.

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#TBT to that time Andy Warhol sent an imposter to UO

On October 6, 1967, Andy Warhol was set to present at UO. Except it wasn’t Andy Warhol who showed up.

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#TBT to when Nixon almost spoke to ASUO

The “Orientation Edition” of the Oregon Daily Emerald in 1967 proudly announced on the front page that Richard Nixon was going to be speaking to the Associated Students of University of Oregon on Oct. 6. The headline read “Nixon Accepts ASUO Invite For ‘Fall Talk,’” and that was about as …

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Review: Pokémon remakes Ruby and Sapphire, and it’s delightful

Stop what you’re doing and go buy Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire right now. Think you’re just going to eat turkey and lay around with the family this Thanksgiving? Well, guess what? You can’t. You’re too busy playing Pokémon to stuff your face. Your family will obviously understand. Released …

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Arts & CultureTechnology

Review: Pokémon remakes Ruby and Sapphire, and it's delightful

Stop what you’re doing and go buy Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire right now. Think you’re just going to eat turkey and lay around with the family this Thanksgiving? Well, guess what? You can’t. You’re too busy playing Pokémon to stuff your face. Your family will obviously understand. Released …

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