Category: Housing

The College Student’s Guide to Leaving Your House Safely Over Break

By Kelsey Tidball Winter break is quickly approaching, and most of us are starting to think about being away from The Eug for a month or more. That seems like a long time, I know. Especially when half of your life and half of your belongings are now here, stored in your house or apartment. It can be tough to leave your second life behind for that long, but it can be easier when you know your home and your things will be kept safe during the break. Here are our top tips for leaving your house safely and...

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Feel Good House Plants

Words by Skyla Patton Stress levels are high, the weather is dreary and everyone is sneezing. You guessed it, it’s cold and flu season. A university is the perfect breeding ground for illnesses, especially when there’s no way to avoid lectures full of sniffling and coughing students when it’s dead week. While your cough drops and Emergen-C are locked and loaded, there’s are little-known saviors who can help ward off not only a case of the sads but also the worst of colds: house plants. Eugene has a plethora of nurseries waiting to fulfill your foliage dreams and desires...

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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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Top 10 College Life Hacks

By Lauren Bruce and Michael Davies Put your phone in a glass or ceramic cup to amplify sound – Some of us are heavy sleepers. Unfortunately, it doesn’t help when you’re running on little sleep and don’t want to get up anyway. One quick idea is to put your phone in a cup or mug, with the speaker facing the bottom of the cup. This will amplify the sound and (hopefully) wake you up. Want to take it a step further? Place your phone in the cup across the room, so you’ll be forced to get up to turn it...

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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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