Category: Events

Top 10 Haunted Houses in Oregon

by Delaney Rea Halloween brings out something a little rare in all of us. Most of the year, we don’t actively search out ways to terrify ourselves. In the spirit of the spookiest holiday around, we find ourselves paying actual money for the privilege of getting the willies in truly major way. Haunted houses are a time-tested way to achieve fear nirvana. If you’re like me, it’s one of your favorite ways to celebrate Halloween that doesn’t involve an excessive level of candy consumption. To expedite the process of finding the very best haunted houses that Oregon has to...

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Eugene Munchie Must-Haves

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Lauren Bruce When the late night cravings come calling, don’t fret. Eugene is home to many satisfying and affordable restaurants, cafes and food trucks that are guaranteed to satiate even the mightiest of munchies. Whether you’re searching for a savory burrito or looking to dive into the sweeter side of donuts and ice cream, you’re guaranteed to be satisfied. Below are some of Eugene’s  best places to grab some grub when you’ve got the munchies. Go ahead, treat yourself! The Dough Co. Not only does The Dough Co. serve up the best...

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Ask a “Cannisseur”

Written by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer There are a lot of holidays college students look forward to: at Christmas, you see your family after a long fall term. Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate your loved ones. On top of that, there are birthdays galore! But there’s one informal holiday that lights up the competition — 4/20! In honor of the greenest of holidays, we asked UO students a few 4/20 related questions. These included their favorite munchies and music, their favorite trending strain and what their plans are for the occasion. Here’s what they...

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That One Time I Met Snoop

Written by Delaney Rea | Photo by Lindsey Smith They say you should never meet your heroes. Luckily, that’s not really what happened here. On a sunny Saturday in April, Snoop Dogg brought his Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour to Eugene. In an inspired piece of cross-promotion with Snoop’s concert, local weed dispensary Jamaica Joel’s hosted a meet and greet with the rapper. He was joined by fellow hip-hop artist B-Real of the 90s rap super-group Cypress Hill. Both rappers would perform together that evening at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, in what was sure to be a must-attend event for...

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Housing Fair Raffle Winners!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF TODAY’S HOUSING FAIR RAFFLE! Prizes are available for pick up in the Emerald office in room 302 of the EMU between 9-5, M-F! Bring your student ID! Xbox One: Madeleine Monkewicz Beats: Anthony Rushton Bluetooth Speaker: Daniel Thorpe Apple Watch: David Choe Amazon Echo: Markayla Conn 48″ TV: Charlie Barrett Kate Spade Laptop case: Samantha Toda Amazon Fire Stick: Rheo Rocco, Laurel Bruggeman, Danny Rojas Amazon Dot: Bob Canfield, Mira Cohen iPad Mini: Diego Fernandez KitchenAid Mixer: Matilda Thomas Knife Set: Rachel Ramierez, Kirk Temple, Payton Bruni...

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