Category: UO 101

Top 10 Daily Emerald Stories of the Week (10/27-11/3)

Emerald Essentials compiled a top 10 list of stories from Daily Emerald last week. Check them out below, and don’t forget to listen in on Daily Emerald’s podcasts. Beloved Eugene restaurant Papa’s Soul Food Kitchen and BBQ to close in near future Death, drugs and drunks: A Halloween weekend ride along with UOPD 10 ‘college cocktails’ for the student on a budget UO protestors charged with violations of student conduct code for protesting Schill’s speech Oregon safety Brady Breeze is not afraid to be physical  Colussi: why we protested  Here’s the first look at the new Knight Campus renderings...

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Pumpkin Decorating 101

By Skyla Patton The month of Halloween is upon us. Apparently some people call it October? The smell of nutmeg is in the air, Halloween costumes are trending on Pinterest and it’s the time to shine for everyone’s favorite scary-faced squash – the Jack O’Lantern. According to History.com, pumpkin carving originated in Ireland, and they used the plethora of turnips that grew there to ward off angry spirits. Pick up the biggest (or smallest  —  size is not everything!) pumpkin you can find at one of Eugene’s local farms and take it home to slice and dice. Check out...

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Costumes on the Cheap

By Skyla Patton Halloween addicts may have been meticulously planning their costume pick since November of last year, but some of us are just now realizing it’s October…and we have no plans. It can be difficult to pick something to dress up as for the popular holiday, let alone on such short notice — I mean come on, it’s once a year, it has to be good! Keep reading for some tricks and treats on how to put together a last minute costume, and what not to wear this Halloween. Use what you have Rather than rushing to the...

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The Post-Grad’s Guide to Goal-Digging

Words By Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Trevor Meyer You made it. Congratulations on earning your degree and surviving all of the trials and tribulations of the college experience! Although you have just spent many years hitting the books and earning stellar grades, the work is far from over. It’s time to tackle the post-grad job search. It’s easy to be intimidated by this daunting task, but with strategic planning, you can remain sane, motivated and — most importantly — happy. Create a daily schedule. College students are accustomed to a rigid routine. Post-grads, however, may not be. Say...

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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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