Category: Features

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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Preparing for the 2017 Summer Eclipse

By Delaney Rea | Photo by Michael Davies This summer, a total solar eclipse will cross the country, enveloping it for mere seconds in utter darkness. For the first time in U.S. history, the eclipse will be visible exclusively in America. The eclipse will occur on August 21, 2017. For a few moments, parts of the nation will be completely enclosed in darkness as the sun becomes completely blocked out by the moon. All of North America will experience a partial eclipse, but only some states will get to witness the total eclipse – and Oregon will be one...

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Ask a “Cannisseur”

Written by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer There are a lot of holidays college students look forward to: at Christmas, you see your family after a long fall term. Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate your loved ones. On top of that, there are birthdays galore! But there’s one informal holiday that lights up the competition — 4/20! In honor of the greenest of holidays, we asked UO students a few 4/20 related questions. These included their favorite munchies and music, their favorite trending strain and what their plans are for the occasion. Here’s what they...

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That One Time I Met Snoop

Written by Delaney Rea | Photo by Lindsey Smith They say you should never meet your heroes. Luckily, that’s not really what happened here. On a sunny Saturday in April, Snoop Dogg brought his Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour to Eugene. In an inspired piece of cross-promotion with Snoop’s concert, local weed dispensary Jamaica Joel’s hosted a meet and greet with the rapper. He was joined by fellow hip-hop artist B-Real of the 90s rap super-group Cypress Hill. Both rappers would perform together that evening at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, in what was sure to be a must-attend event for...

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Shoe-A-Holic | 2017 Best Shoe Store

Words by Nicole Scopelliti and Anya Caro | Photo by Lauren Bruce For 25 years, Shoe-A-Holic has been providing stylish, quality kicks for affordable prices. Priyamon Makydatui, the store’s owner, previously operated out of the quirky local shop Lazar’s Bazar. Before long, the growing establishment outgrew its space for shoes and moved downtown. Between word of mouth and the consequent dedicated student following, Shoe-A-Holic became a go-to shop for everything shoe related. It’s apparent that the shop can fill the needs of a diverse crowd, as you’ll often find a mix of local families and UO students browsing the...

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