DIY Springtime Decor

Words and Photo by Kara Fagan Spring has finally arrived in Eugene! It’s time to spruce up your bedroom decor with small projects that you can do yourself at a reasonable price. Here are two different mini-projects that would be perfect for any room in your college apartment or house. You can buy the material to create these products at craft stores like Michael’s, Target or Hobby Lobby. Sand Candles Sand candles are the perfect decor for any room that needs a little more sprucing up. In order to create this, you will need three glass candle holders ($5.99...

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Four Tips for Going Minimal This Year

Words by Kelsey Tidball | Photo by Sierra Pedro We’ve all heard that old adage, “You can’t pour from an empty cup.” But what if emptying our cups a little bit is actually the key to living a more healthful, rewarding life? Now, I’m not saying you should deplete your emotional or mental resources. But what if that cup had less useless stuff in it? Imagine it: fewer pairs of jeans we have never worn. Fewer pieces of furniture that make our apartment feel cramped and congested. Less clutter, chaos, and calamity. If the sound of that made your...

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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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