Category: Best of Campus

Shoe-A-Holic | 2017 Best Shoe Store

Words by Nicole Scopelliti and Anya Caro | Photo by Lauren Bruce For 25 years, Shoe-A-Holic has been providing stylish, quality kicks for affordable prices. Priyamon Makydatui, the store’s owner, previously operated out of the quirky local shop Lazar’s Bazar. Before long, the growing establishment outgrew its space for shoes and moved downtown. Between word of mouth and the consequent dedicated student following, Shoe-A-Holic became a go-to shop for everything shoe related. It’s apparent that the shop can fill the needs of a diverse crowd, as you’ll often find a mix of local families and UO students browsing the...

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Cannabliss & Co. | 2017 Best Dispensary

Words by Delaney Rea | Photos by Trevor Meyer The year is 2017, and you can shop for weed online. Rejoice: it’s finally here. An Oregon pipe dream has been realized, and recreational marijuana is legal. As a registered voter in Oregon during the autumn of 2014, you may have played a part in making it a reality. So if you’re a supporter of (highly-regulated) legal weed, your first question might be: what’s the absolute best dispensary Eugene has to offer? You don’t need an eagle’s eye to notice that dispensaries have been popping up all over Lane County...

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Off the Waffle’s Hangover Breakfast

Words by Nicole Scopelliti | Photos by Sierra Pedro It’s Saturday night. Before you know it, you’ve had one too many beers. The aftermath of this unforgettable night out will surely rear its head the following morning. When that stubborn headache and growling stomach arrive, head over to Off the Waffle to get just what the doctor ordered: a cup of coffee and a plate of waffles to get you back on your feet. A trip to Off the Waffle is what the restaurant’s co-owner, Omer Orian, refers to as a “magical waffle experience.” The restaurant’s atmosphere is vibrant,...

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Top 10 Horror Movies to Watch Over Hallo-Weekend

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Lauren Bruce 1. The Shining (1980) If you’re looking for an eerie film with a homage to Oregon’s very own Timberline Lodge in the opening credits, this movie is for you. Forego the jump scares this weekend and indulge in this psychological thriller directed by the talented Stanley Kubrick. Follow Jack, Wendy, and Danny Torrance through the Overlook Hotel as they edge towards the brink of insanity. All work and no play makes college students grumpy, so be sure to watch this flick. 2. The Exorcist (1973) This legendary film has made...

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19th & Agate

  Written by Delaney Rea | Photos by Matthew Maitz Campus dining is incredibly convenient – depending on your dorm, a hot meal is just a quick trip downstairs away. Despite this ease of access, you may find yourself growing bored with the same old offerings at Global Scholars Hall and LLC. Being confined to campus, it may seem like Eugene dining is too far away to really take to your advantage. Luckily, this is not the case. Located just a few blocks from campus, the intersection of 19th and Agate offers an enticing array of all sorts of...

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