Category: Top 10

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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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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Top 10 Rom-Coms to Watch This Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Bruce My Big Fat Greek Wedding My Big Fat Greek Wedding is comedic and sweet way to spend your Valentine’s Day. Main character, Toula, is unmarried and working in her parent’s greek restaurant at 30 years old – a worrisome position from the perspective of her family who wanted her to have been married with kids to a nice Greek boy by her age. Toula falls in love with a travel agent who’s definitely not Greek, sparking an uproar from her traditional Greek family. Available with Amazon Instant Video. Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns Struggling single mom,...

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Top 10 Valentine’s Date Night Spots

by Skyla Patton Sabai – If you’re looking for a comfortable evening out with your partner, Sabai’s relaxed environment and delicious Thai food (with a twist of Pacific Northwest charm) is the place for you. The restaurant is decorated to match a modern atmosphere and is even dimly-lit to match the mood of a Valentine’s Day dinner — if the weather’s nice, they even offer a lovely outdoor patio accompanied by a bubbling water fountain. Start off the meal with “pockets of love” as an appetizer, and finish it off by splitting a bowl of red curry for the...

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Actually Have

Written by Lauren Bruce Take 10,000 steps a day. Especially as students, we spend a large part of our days on our butts. Think about it – you’re in class, in the car, on the bus, studying at the Knight, watching Netflix, eating, in bed, in class again, and finally back to bed and all you really did was walk one place to the next. Unless you’re eating on-the-go or doing your binge-watching at the REC, you might be spending more time sitting around than you realize. You don’t have to dust off your ratty old tennis shoes and...

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