SportsWomen's Soccer

Oregon falls 3-1 to USC, drops to 0-2 in conference play

Going into Thursday night’s match, Oregon head coach Kat Mertz knew that it would be a tough battle against USC, who ranks ninth on the national RPI list and had not let a goal slip by in its last six games. “It was a coaching stat that we kept to ourselves,” Mertz said. The Ducks, …

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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.

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Arts & Culture

10 one-of-a-kind UO clubs to try out

Coming to college you might find that you don’t have the opportunity to do the things you once loved to do. Or perhaps coming to college has opened your mind to trying brand new things — you just never knew your options. Whether you’re looking for a way to continue …

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MultimediaVideo

Video: A candlelight vigil for Eric Garner

When a grand jury ruled to not indict NYPD Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the apparent choking of Eric Garner, members of the Eugene community rallied together for a candlelight vigil. Follow Craig Garcia on Twitter @CraiGarcia.

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Arts & CultureFood

Give into your cravings at the campus food carts

You know how the saying goes — “Don’t let great opportunities pass you by.” Well I did. Until just last year, I hadn’t given the campus food carts half a chance. I always settled for the easy fast food, never leaving my comfort zone. Next time you’re hangry give one of these spots …

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News

Do student groups really boost your resume?

Job and internship searching can be an overwhelming experience, but it is also an exciting way to learn who you are as you start to get more involved in activities on and around campus. “Students who have meaningful and relevant experiences are more successful in finding jobs and internships,” Courtney …

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Opinion

Susman: Your favorite coffee shop is ruining your life (you just don't know it)

Around this time each year, I come to the realization that I’ve been functioning on false energy for about four months. The late-night cravings and lack of sleep have finally gotten to the point where I’m legitimately concerned with what I’m doing to my body. But then I forget about …

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UO educators travel to Saudi Arabia for education reform

In early November, University of Oregon welcomed 21 members of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education at the College of Education on campus. The two-week visit provided Saudi educators an opportunity to examine the inclusive environment for students with disabilities at UO, according to Valerie Close, Early Childhood CARES, an …

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What does it take to start your own business? Light Dance can tell you.

Dylan Garrett is only a year and a half out of college, and he wants to bridge the gap that exists between students at the University of Oregon and local businesses. Garrett has accomplished this by creating a close relationship between his own business and the Entrepreneur Club and the …

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News

Cyclist-truck collision at 14th Avenue and Alder Street

A cyclist was hit by a Deschutes Brewery truck at the intersection of 14th Avenue and Alder Street around 11:20 a.m. Police and ambulance arrived quickly after pedestrian Kady Detemlea called to report the accident.  Detemlea said the cyclist flew off her bike, but seemed to be protected by her helmet. …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Is Fraternity and Sorority Life worth the cost?

Being a “broke college student” is a well-known title for most young adults going to school. But what about the thousands of members that take on additional costs by being involved with Fraternity and Sorority Life? According to the Fraternity and Sorority Life website, for the 2012-2013 year the per …

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EventsHealthVideo

Video: Civil War Blood Drive

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four …

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News

Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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News

Oregon’s architecture program ranked No. 1 for sustainable design

The University of Oregon’s architecture program has been ranked as best in the nation for its sustainable design program out of 154 other accredited architecture programs, says America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools 2015. According to a survey that was put out, sustainability and climate change are among the most …

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Men's BasketballSports

Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and insights offered as Oregon basketball’s season nears

The basketball season is just hours from getting started. With that, staff reporters Christopher Keizur and Ryan Kostecka answered a roundtable of questions about Dana Altman’s job security, Joseph Young’s level of productivity and the biggest issues Oregon might face this year.  Is Dana Altman on the hot seat? Why? Kostecka: Of …

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AdministrationNews

GTFF rally addresses Provost’s message and potential strike

On Nov. 12, a crowd of Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation members and student groups held a rally outside of Johnson Hall in response to the potential GTFF strike, chanting and calling for the university to support the GTFs. The GTFF has been bargaining with the University of Oregon since November …

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SportsWomen's Soccer

Oregon soccer’s Kelsey Foo and Lilly Archer find a creative escape

For Kelsey Foo and Lilly Archer life is often eat, sleep and breathe soccer. From practice to weightlifting and games, both Foo and Archer sometimes find time to sneak away from the turf to pursue another passion: art. “I have always been artsy. Being able to be creative in my …

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Arts & CultureTheater

Review: University Theatre’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ doesn’t disappoint

Story by Emerald staff writer Rachel Benner On Saturday night, University Theatre gave its second performance of Jon Jory’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This story is a classic, but, as director Michael Malek Najjar noted in the program, University Theatre’s production is intended to be “a departure …

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NewsPersonalities

Women’s Center raises awareness of sexual violence during the “Red Zone”

On Oct. 23, the 2,870 red flags displayed in the memorial quad will be taken down as the Red Zone campaign winds down. The annual campaign, organized by the ASUO Women’s Center, is an international effort to raise awareness of dating violence and sexual assault on college campus. According to Selina …

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NewsPersonalities

Columbus Day becomes Indigenous People’s Day throughout country as UO celebrates indigenous solidarity

On Oct. 13, cities across the country opted not to celebrate the federal holiday of Columbus Day, replacing it with Indigenous People’s Day or Native Americans’ Day. This year Seattle made the change along with Minneapolis and Portland Public Schools. The change was met with some opposition: according to the Seattle …

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MultimediaVideo

Video: UO’s student food pantry welcomes all

University of Oregon’s Episcopal Campus Ministry started a free student food pantry about three years ago with the goal of helping college students maintain a healthy diet on a low budget. Follow Emily Basile on Twitter @emilybasile8

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News

Freyd’s survey won’t cancel out the coming AAU’s

Correction: The original article said the survey would come out fall 2015 and that the AAU would be developing the survey. The survey, which will actually be developed by a professional company, will come out in spring 2015. he Association of American Universities is planning to administer a national survey …

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Arts & CultureFraternity & Sorority Life

Fraternity & Sorority Life prepares for fall recruitment

With all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, everyone is gearing up for the fall term. University of Oregon Fraternity & Sorority Life has been planning fall recruitment events for months. According to Morgan Plew, member of Pi Beta Phi and Panhellenic Council president, FSL can be a …

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AdministrationBack to the BooksNewsSpecial Sections

Q&A: UO Board of Trustees chair Chuck Lillis on the role of the board and future of the univeristy

Chuck Lillis is the chairman for the University of Oregon’s new Board of Trustees. Lillis grew up in Kansas City and has his bachelors and masters degrees in business administration from the University of Washington, and went on to receive his doctorate from the UO. He has spent years in business academia as the former dean …

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Arts & CultureBack to the BooksMusicSpecial Sections

You’ll be sick of these songs by the end of fall term

Pop music thrives in the summer. Better weather and more free time means more parties, and more parties means more bangers. But once the leaves begin to fall and the grindstone starts turning once again, only the songs of the summer will remain, incongruously bouncing around our heads and thwarting …

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AdministrationNews

University of Oregon’s Sexual Assault Review Panel meets for the second time

The Sexual Assault Review Panel met for the second time this Tuesday in the Lillis Business Complex at 12:30 p.m., to hear public comment regarding solutions to sexual assault on campus. Three speakers voiced plausible solutions to the issue, ranging from gaining support of the most influential men on campus …

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Uncategorized

Where not to eat: A map of Eugene’s restaurant inspection scores

Reading the map: Red markers indicate restaurants that received a score of 70 or below. Yellow markers indicate a score between 71-89 and green markers represent score of 90 or better. Click the markers for the restaurant’s name, address and recent inspection score. How clean and sanitary is your favorite restaurant? Eugene …

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ASUONews

Obtained audio recording documents conversation between ASUO presidential candidates Thomas Tullis and Ben Bowman

Editor’s Note: Ben Bowman was the Emerald’s opinion editor until the end of winter term of this year. He no longer works for the Emerald. Update: ASUO presidential candidate Thomas Tullis was arrested Sunday by UOPD at 11:07 a.m for illegally obtaining communications by violating ORS 165.540. An anonymous audio recording …

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News

Sustainability Fund encourages student projects

Great ideas are generated daily, but action upon those ideas are not. If this is a bit too common for you, and you wish to improve the campus and community, look into the Student Sustainability Fund and receive a grant to make those ideas a reality. The Student Sustainability Fund …

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ASUONews

UO Administration and ASUO Constitution Court deny OSPIRG’s four proposed ballots for the 2014 spring election

The University of Oregon Administration made its recommendation on March 11 to not place all four of OSPIRG’s proposals on the spring election ballot. The ASUO Constitution Court agrees with the administration’s ruling and will not put the proposals on the ballot. The four ballot measures were sent to the …

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