Category: Dorm Life

DIY Beginner’s Arm-Knitted Blanket

Words and Photo by Lauren Bruce Imagine a blanket so cozy and so easy to make that you can knit one for the perfect gift this holiday season — even if you’ve never touched a knitting needle. You may even end up keeping it for yourself. First, you’ll start with some yarn. I recommend PremierYarns.com for the cheapest bulk yarn. I chose Couture Jazz Yarn and ordered 8 skeins (another word for rolls). You can also swing by the Eugene Textile Center. Just be sure to pick a bulky yarn. Step 1: Cast the yarn onto your right arm...

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Cozy Dorm Decor Tips

by Kelsey Tidball | photo by Sierra Pedro It’s November, which means another freezing Eugene winter is just around the bend. When my toes are eternally cold and the days seem to only get shorter, the only thing I want after a day of biking and walking in the rain is a cup of hot tea and a cozy bed to curl up in. Still, how can you make your room feel like a place to come home to on cold winter days? It’s easier than you think. Here are some tips for staying cozy and warm at home...

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Every Day is a Special Day with Happy Hour

The rumors are true! If you know where to look, there are daily meal deals all over town. A cheap meal or drink is a great excuse to get out of the campus neighborhood and into some of the nicer places in town—just let this calendar be your guide. Get ready for the best week ever. Mondays Meatball Monday at Pastini Mondays are…well, not comforting. Why not lighten the mood and enjoy some Italian comfort food at a discount? Pastini Pastaria in the Oakway Center offers their heavenly meatballs simmered in marinara over a big ol’ bowl of spaghetti...

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Hungry Ducks Delivery Right To Your Door

by Delaney Rea | photos by Trevor Meyer **sponsored content by HungryDucks** It’s 1 a.m. and you’re hungry, but you don’t feel like going out to get food. It’s raining and you’re hungry but you don’t want to get wet. You’re in your pj’s chilling and you’re hungry, but it’s too much effort to get dressed and go out. You’re studying and your brain needs food, but you still have hours of work to do. Sure you can order pizza, but what if you feel like Thai food? Or sushi, or a gyro or barbecue? So who you gonna...

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Top 10 Horror Shows to Watch This October

by Anna Glavash and Lauren Bruce | photo by Lauren Bruce Grave Encounters A classically creepy – and comical at times – horror mockumentary that takes you through the ruins of an abandoned insane asylum. While this film does rely pretty heavily on jump scares, it also incorporates an uneasy feeling that follow you till the end. Stream on Amazon if you think you’re ready. Hush Mute and deaf writer who lives alone in her secluded home tucked deep into the woods is suddenly challenged by an intruder who is hunter her down like a deer, armed with a...

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