Category: Duck Life

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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All I Want for Christmas is to Pass My Finals

Words by Skyla Patton Across campus students are buckling their seatbelts, sharpening their pencils and preparing for the most dreaded week of the term: finals. Posters shouting encouraging words are plastered on the walls, student volunteers are shoving stress balls and snacks into your hands and you can’t help but feel a little overwhelmed. Whether you’re someone who’s been preparing for weeks or someone who has yet to buy their books, these five tips will help guide you through your tests and send you off on a sleigh ride into the holiday break. Take Care of Yourself First and...

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Daily Emerald’s Top 10 Stories of the Week: Nov. 22 – Dec. 1

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. Taggart addresses Florida State Rumors Pedestrian struck near by car in crosswalk near 13th and Patterson Reports: Oregon to offer Taggart new contract in wake of Florida State rumors UO Senate passes part one of resolutions of Student Collective despite letter from Schill and Provost Money for blood: As the global plasma industry grows, struggling students donate to survive Oregon answered Oregon State’s trash-talk with a dominating victory Colussi: The student...

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Daily Emerald’s Top 10 Stories of the Week: Nov. 14-21

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. 1. Royce Freeman’s historic career approaches its end 2. Conduct charges are dropped after student proves she didn’t attend Schill protest 3. Racing Ahead: Sophomore distance runner Katie Rainsberger leads the way for Oregon cross-country 4. Which of hip hops’ biggest acts will drop an album before the end of the year? 5. What can Brown do for you: How Troy Brown became Oregon’s next big thing 7. Oregon men’s basketball gets five star Bol Bol  8. ‘American Bipolar’: UO alum’s documentary about treatment of mental illness 9. Look a little deeper: University of Oregon students talk about fear 10. A brand new Bean, renovations worth the construction...

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Quiz: Which Holiday Character Are You?

by Skyla Patton Have you always had a deep connection with Rudolph, like he really gets you? Or maybe you fancied yourself to be more of the Grinch type—who knows? Take this quiz to find out which holiday character totally agrees with you! Remember to write down your answers for the end. ‘Tis the season—you’ve found yourself under the mistletoe. What’s next? Pucker up and go get a kiss from someone pretty! Um, yuck, no. Romance is for losers. Only if it’s past the third date—you’re old fashioned. Give your significant other the best smooch they’ve ever had. You...

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