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12 Oregon Road Trips to Take Before Graduation

Words by Kara Fagan and Keven Salazar | Photo by Trevor Meyer With graduation right around the corner, many students are going to be wrapping up their time here at the University of Oregon. Four years have gone in a blink of an eye for many and it is no surprise that students want to make the rest of these next weeks and weekends count. Since many graduates may be moving to other states and areas, it is a great idea to explore as much of Oregon as you can before your time here comes to an end. Here...

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Stories of Studying Abroad

Words byKara Fagan, Delaney Rea & Kelsey Tidball | Photo by Jonathan Roensch The Genius of Study Abroad I went on this faculty-led study abroad trip this past summer and it was, hands down, one of the best decisions I have ever made. My trip took me to Dublin, Oxford, London and Paris. We were in each city for about a week and were able to see the sights, hang out in the city and explore the historical and literary roots of each culture. This was the perfect study abroad trip for me, a journalism and theater student who...

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KLCC Brewfest 2018: Eugene’s Ultimate Annual Hoppy Hour

Words by Delaney Rea For the past 17 years, Eugene radio station KLCC has held their annual Brewfest fundraiser. The event is an opportunity for enthusiasts of all things hoppy to enjoy the creations of a plethora of Oregon breweries. Local breweries and homebrew enthusiasts get their chance to shine, and the community gets a chance to support the institution of public radio while enjoying quality brews. Initially, Brewfest started small. The first edition of the event included just 20 Lane County breweries. Though that may sound like no small number, Brewfest 2018 will play host to over 80...

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Brewing for a Cause: McKenzie River Trust

Words by Kelsey Tidball | Photo by Lauren Bruce There is nothing more “Pacific Northwest” than a good microbrew and a beautiful, natural view. Beer, beanies and hiking backpacks define our area, and we would not be Oregonians without our love for all that was given to us by Mother Earth. Luckily, the McKenzie River Trust is dedicated to keeping some of our favorite outdoor hotspots natural and clean, and you can support them by ordering some of your favorite brews and eating at some of your favorite restaurants. The McKenzie River Trust is a nonprofit land trust that...

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Realistic Resolutions for the College Student

Words by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer We’ve all heard the typical New Year’s resolutions—and we’ve all seen their outcome, too. The first week of January can be borderline chaos for the local gyms, health food stores and jogging paths. Many of us know from learning the hard way that these resolutions aren’t always as easy to keep as expected. After all, just keeping track of one pencil over the course of a term can be a challenge at times. Check out these ten resolutions for college students that you’ll actually be able to keep in 2018. 1. Study at least 24 hours before the actual exam Now bear with us—this may sound ludicrous but it will actually really help, we promise! Even if it’s just a day or two in advance, picking up the book and skimming the material a few times will do more for your test scores than you expect—and no, sleeping with the textbook under your pillow doesn’t count. Explore the EMU upper levels for hidden study spots or check out the atriums in Allen and Lillis for a quiet, scenic location. 2. Don’t go out literally every night Even if it’s just a night or two, staying in and having “you nights” every once in a while will help your day-to-day life and even enhance your remaining party days. Opt for Taco...

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