Category: Duck Life

Five Falls You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Trevor Meyer Escape the Willamette Valley’s summer heat by exploring raging waterfalls and mossy, old-growth forests. Oregon is home to many impressive falls, each defined by their own unique characteristics. Whether you prefer roaring rapids or gentle streams, this beautiful state offers an expansive variety of crystalline blue cascades that are sure to wow even the most seasoned waterfall explorers. For comprehensive maps and trail guides, visit AllTrails.com. Sahalie Falls Visit Sahalie Falls for beautiful views without a rigorous hike. The falls are located an hour and 20 minutes away from Eugene...

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The Buzz About Bees

Written by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer It’s a scary thought to think of a world without things that we love – especially food! Picturing life without honey, avocados, wine, pears… the horror! Unfortunately, this is a future we’re facing at the alarming rate bees are dying at. Studies have shown that over 44% of the bee population has died since 2015, and is continuing at a rapid speed. If the thought of existing without some of your favorite foods is too much to sit by and watch, you can help! Here’s five ways to help out our...

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Best Dressed: Look the Part for Your Next Job

By Nicole Scopelliti  It’s May, so the pressure is on. Your roommate just snagged an internship for the summer, and your family members are wondering why you haven’t done the same. If you’re a senior, you’re just beginning to plunge into the bleakness of the post-grad job hunt. With so many other students searching for jobs and internships, it is imperative that you stand out amongst other competing applicants. A crisp, clean interview outfit can do just that. Boost your confidence and refine your style by investing in clothing that is sure to land you your dream career. Before...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go (With Your Student ID)!

Words by Delaney Rea | Photo by Trevor Meyer With your UO student ID card, there comes access to some extra perks. You might have heard about these, including free access to many UO events and free fare on Lane County’s transit system, but have you really explored the options the card gives you? You can go as far as 53 miles away from Eugene with the card. So whether you want to see more of the city or get the hell out of it, you can access all of Lane Transit District’s routes with your student ID card....

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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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