Arts & Culture

The Emerald wants to celebrate outstanding women at UO. Find out how you can nominate someone here.

Do you know a woman making a positive impact in the University of Oregon community? Chances are, you probably do — and chances are, she probably doesn’t get enough recognition. The Emerald is looking for local women to honor as part of Women’s History Month in March. Our newsroom will …

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Arts & CulturePersonalities

How Sarah Jester and Taia Lucas celebrate women, Oprah style

On Jan. 7, 2018, Oprah Winfrey stood among Hollywood’s elite at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards and delivered a speech that had her audience, both in attendance and watching at home, nodding and applauding in solidarity. She communicated hope, leadership and fearless pursuit toward a brighter tomorrow for women all …

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Opinion

McWilliams: Why the bra is (mostly) irrelevant today

The bra. Two soft cups, connected by a spandex band that hugs the upper ribcage, underlined by a plastic or metal wire. This intricate contraption is a bit odd if you think about it long enough, and it has a interesting history that goes further back than many of us realize. …

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Opinion

A realization about "getting ready"

If you’re a college female, you know that going out on a Friday night does not begin when you step out the door. Oh no, it begins two hours earlier when you start getting ready with your crew. It’s a planned event and often even more important than the actual …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TVOpinion

Mendoza: Times have changed for women, but how much?

A husband and wife smile at the camera. The husband wears a suit, and the wife a dress and chef hat. The caption reads “the chef does everything but cook – that’s what wives are for.” This 1950s ad for Kenwood Chef completes the sexist ad with their marquee slogan, “I’m …

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SportsWomen's Tennis

Oregon women’s tennis excels at Bulldog Classic, finish tournament 21-8

This Halloween weekend, the Oregon women’s tennis team headed down to Fresno, California for the Bulldog Classic to participate in its last tournament of the fall. The Ducks ended the meet 20-8 overall and were 10-3 the first day and 11-5 during the second day. The typically three-day competition was …

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OpinionSex & Relationships

Owens: Don’t let pornography show you how it’s done

Porn screwed me. As an 18-year-old virgin, I thought I was prepared for what having sex was going to be like. I had watched video after video of people doing it online, so I figured I knew everything about it. Now after actually having awkward, fun and emotional sexual encounters …

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Fraternity & Sorority LifeNews

Sorority legacies bring mothers and daughters closer

As generations pass, many women spend their college years immersed in the Greek Life experience. Often, those generations are mothers who have daughters who have grown up listening to them tell the enchanting stories of their college years spent with sisters. “Growing up, (my mom) always talked about her sorority …

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ArchivesArts & CultureHealth

Health: World's Fittest Women

Last month, Men’s Health deemed U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps world’s fittest man. CNN Health presented its list last week of the world’s fittest women of the year, ranging from athletes to actresses and fitness personalities. Plenty of U.S. Olympians from the 2012 Summer Games made the top ten list and covered …

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