Category: Travel

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...

Read More

Oregon’s Must-See Flower Gardens

Words by Keven Salazar | Photo by Michael Davies Spring is upon us, which means sunny days of roses, tulips and more in full bloom. What better occasion to explore some beautiful gardens? Here are six stunning gardens in Oregon; they’re all special in their own way, and ripe for a visit during spring and summer. 1) Owen Rose Garden, Eugene — Eugene’s Owen Rose Garden is a beautiful park that provides trails to explore and wonderful scenery to admire. Just a short walk from the city center, this well-kept garden sits along the Willamette River. It’s a fun...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Oregon’s Holiday Lights from Portland to the Coast

by Kelsey Tidball Coos Bay – Holiday Lights at Shore Acres 89039 Cape  Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR  97420 Thanksgiving thru New Year’s Eve – 4:00 – 9:30 PM every night (including Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.) $5 parking; free admission. This coastal winter lights festival features more than 325,000 lights, more than 30 landscape light displays, at least 30 large holiday trees, dozens of light sculptures and nightly entertainment and refreshments. The displays are centered around a beautiful garden house and the festival is ocean-themed, featuring a life-size orca whale display, pelicans, puffins, lighthouses, wildlife and...

Read More
  • 1
  • 2

Advertisement

Latest Print Edition

Advertisement

Recent Tweets

Advertisement