President Schill to give welcome speech to UO campus

On Friday, October 6, UO President Michael Schill will give a “State of the University” speech to students, faculty and others in the campus community. The speech will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be held on campus in the ERB Memorial Ballroom. His speech was announced on Around the …

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Late-night eats on 13th Ave: Caspian Mediterranean Cafe brings variety to the campus community

Caspian Mediterranean Cafe owner Elhaam Yazdi didn’t predict the success of her restaurant’s now famous American double cheeseburger. It’s become a popular item, especially on Friday and Saturday nights when students are looking for food after bars close. Yazdi decided to expand the establishment’s hours on weekend nights shortly after …

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UO grad Ryan Murff finds success in the Bay Area restaurant business with Cafe Eugene

ALBANY, Calif. — Clam chowder is often grouped with New England-area food staples. But to Ryan Murff, owner and bar manager of Cafe Eugene in Albany, California, a warm bowl of chowder encapsulates Pacific Northwest cuisine. “Clam Chowder was such a large part of my childhood,” Murff said. Growing up in …

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Grad Guide 2017: Notable UO alumni

In honor of the upcoming graduation ceremony, the Emerald has a complied a list of notable University of Oregon graduates.  Randy Shilts (1951-1994): After working at the Daily Emerald as an award-winning managing editor, Shilts came out as gay and began lifelong work as a social justice journalist. While he struggled to …

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Preview: African dance and drumming ensemble Dema prepares for year-end performances

As the members of the Dema African Dance and Drumming Ensemble filed into one of their final practices before their year-end performance on Friday and Saturday, the pressure of their upcoming shows didn’t seem to phase them. The second floor of the Gerlinger Annex was buzzing with conversation while participants happily …

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Preview: iNight 2017 to close international week in style

On Monday, Ellen Hovde, vice president of the University of Oregon’s International Student Association, handed out free bubble tea on campus to kick off International Week at the university. The giveaway was meant to showcase the country of Taiwan, where bubble tea originated. Each year, similar events are held throughout …


“Always there for us” – Students and faculty remember Alex Tizon

Correction: A previous version of this article said Tizon was 58. He was 57. University of Oregon journalism senior Shirley Chan wanted to end her time in college with a full circle: have her last class be taught by the same professor who taught her first course at the journalism …

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Video: Tereso Cobian draws comics

If you’ve ever wanted to see Spiderman smoke a bong and flip off the Green Goblin, then “Private Posse” just might be the comic book for you. Former UO student Tereso Cobian has spent that last few years writing and illustrating his own comic book currently on sale at The …


NALSA host 11th Annual Indigenous Peoples Reception

Hundreds of people gathered at the Many Nations Longhouse on Friday to attend the 11th annual Indigenous Peoples Reception as part of a four day conference put on by the Public Interest of Environmental Law Conference.The Native American Law Student Association hosted the reception. The four day conference brought speakers, activists, students and …


Video: The Biased Reporter – Jacket or Jackoff

There are two kinds of people in this world: umbrella users and good people. Doing man-on-the-street interviews, Sam Sigman goes around to find out exactly why anyone would use an umbrella. Through dedicated biased reporting tactics he gets people’s true feelings on the matter. Sam finds out that these umbrella …

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Vitamin deficiency and nutrition: How to start feeling your best

For many students, moving away from home for the first time and adjusting to college life can mean significant dietary and lifestyle changes. These changes can play a large role in vitamin and mineral intake, affecting your everyday life. Some common symptoms include memory loss, fatigue and a weakened immune system. …

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Bean Hall: The end of a dirty legacy

“You lived in Bean? I’m sorry.” For all its perceived flaws, Bean Hall’s tiny rooms and concrete walls have housed decades of University of Oregon students. Although the east-campus residence hall will begin a two-year renovation this summer, many residents will remember Bean’s old halls with both fondness and resentment. …

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Welcome to the MultiVRse: Virtual reality gaming in Eugene

VR gaming is finally here with MultiVRse, Eugene’s first virtual reality arcade. A passion project of Andy McClure and Mike Gray that launched Halloween 2016, the duo has several computers and VR systems set up for people to try. Anyone, whether they be age six, 60, or wheel chair bound, …


Video: University of Oregon Students protest the election

After the election results had all been tallied and students awoke to find their new President-Elect was Donald Trump many had strong feelings. The election process itself had been contentious and sometimes cruel and many students now have fears for the future. This is some of their stories and footage …

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Building Legacies: Who was Thomas Condon?

On Sept. 8, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees unanimously voted to take away the name of Dunn Hall after a list of demands by the Black Student Task Force prompted UO President Michael Schill to recommend the renaming of both Dunn and Deady halls. The controversy surrounding the name …


Video: Ducks On Measure 97

Measure 97 is a proposed corporate tax measure on this year’s ballot. If passed, the new tax could bring in a large increase in funding to the state, which some argue could benefit higher education. Others see this as a new sales tax that will come out of consumers’ pockets. …

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Video: The art of the Campbell Club

What lies behind the walls of the Campbell Club has been a secret to many, until now. A creatives paradise lies behind the doors of this student Co-Op. Almost every inch of the walls in the converted sorority house has been painted with murals and artwork. Ranging from themes of …


VP for Student Life Robin Holmes moves on to University of California system

Tuesday marked Robin Holmes last day as vice president for student life after serving at the University of Oregon for 25 years. She accepted a position as the vice president for student affairs with the University of California system, according to her announcement. Her position will temporarily be filled by …

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David McCosh’s vivid lithography appears at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

It is easy to overlook the tiny Morris Graves Gallery, hidden in the halls of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Because many larger exhibits occupy the long halls in the museum, one could easily walk right through the Graves Gallery, unaware of its existence. But the gallery houses a new …

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Video: Sorority Bid Day 2016

Over 600 women received bids for the 13 sorority houses at University of Oregon’s Erb Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The emotional day culminated after a week of events that were designed to introduce the potential new members to sorority life at UO. Now that bids have been given, …

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Creativity on Campus: Closer look at the Craft Center

University of Oregon Senior Cassie Shammel talks about the benefits of the EMU craft center. She balances her life as a science major by diving into her DIY projects. Shammel offers that the crafter center is not just for creatives but those looking to acquire new skills. See what your …

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Inside the University of Oregon Central Kitchen

Find out what goes on behind the scenes at the University of Oregon central kitchen, which prepares meals for students who live in University housing.


New study by UO researchers suggests allergy medication may hinder athletic performance

Spring in Eugene can be a difficult season for people allergic to pollen. Eugene is considered one of the most active cities in the nation in terms of pollen count. Those who fall victim to seasonal allergies may stock up on antihistamines such as Allegra and Zyrtec in order to battle the …


Video: Check out Eugene’s psych-rock band Snow White

The Emerald sits down with local Eugene band, Snow White, to talk glitter and psych-rock.


Photos: UO homecoming parade

The University of Oregon homecoming parade took place earlier today. Members of the community gathered along 13th avenue to watch.


Video: Mark Helfrich talks practicing indoors, previews Georgia State

The biggest question entering Oregon’s game versus Georgia State is: Who will start at quarterback? No, this isn’t an article from the preseason when Vernon Adams Jr. was studying math and Jeff Lockie was playing with the team. Adams Jr. broke his finger against Eastern Washington, played through the pain …


Video: Don Pellum talks about where the defense needs to improve

Georgia state will come to Autzen Stadium ready to play hard and fast against the Ducks. Watch the video below to hear what Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum and Bralon Addison are doing to prepare for Georgia State, and how players reacted to the opening weeks of college football.


Video: Ducks move on after loss, Prepare for Georgia State

After losing to Michigan State, the Ducks look to rebound with Vernon Adams Jr. leading the way. Scott Frost and Adams took blame for the loss, and now are hoping to bounce back this week against Georgia State. Oregon plays Georgia State at Autzen Stadium Saturday.

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Introducing Art Ducko — the U of O's first comic magazine

The University of Oregon finally has its own comic book publication. Art Ducko had its official release party Friday at the Mills International Center. The comic publication features unique art and writing from students at the UO. The new publication was in the works last year when Alex Milshtein, editor in …