The viral “Harlem Shake” dance craze has officially hit Eugene. University of Oregon students have been caught Harlem Shakin’ with Puddles at the EMU, in front of minivans on Ferry Street, and amongst architecture majors. Oregon State and Benny Beaver have issued an official response.
Trying to understand what happens to people like Christopher Dorner seems more effective in preventing future acts of violence than just saying, “Another crazy monster!” and moving on to the next action-packed news phenomenon. Dorner was not the new Batman, neither was he the new Joker. He was a human being who made the wrong decision based on being wronged.
Nature has a morbid sense of humor. As Americans have been gridlocked, grumpy, and childish with each other over the last year over politics and the upcoming election, Nature was just bidding its time, waiting until the very last moment to unleash a torrent of destruction all over the East Coast.
In honor of Halloween, I present to you a blood-red concoction that is strong, sweet, and sure to please you and your fellow party-goers. It makes for a mighty fine martini, tastes smooth on the rocks, or can be pumped up with a lemon-lime soda to make a big bowl of punch. And did I mention it is blood-red?
For Vincent Mulier, philosophy underlies and supports his interest in the political system. A part-time philosophy professor and a criminal defense attorney, he recently entered into politics when he decided to run for the Position 7 Circuit Court Judgeship.
As both a human being and an Eagle Scout, I was profoundly disturbed to read the reports about the child abuse that went unreported or actively hidden throughout the history of the Boy Scouts of America.
Hot off a successful Kickstarter campaign, Noah Crabtree’s dream of bringing the world of third-wave coffee to Eugene is now one step closer to completion. Crabtree’s company, Parenthesis Coffee Roasters, has a unique roasting philosophy.
Residents of Lane County will once again have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote on Tuesday, November 6. If you want to vote on November 6, however, you must make sure you are registered. The deadline for voter registration for Lane County residents for the upcoming election is today.
Sometimes all a kid needs is someone to look up to as a role model. But in a world of lawsuits, spilt sewage, child molesters, and drunk athletes, it’s understandable why kids these days might feel like something’s amiss.
Seattle superstars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform a sold-out show at the McDonald Theatre on October 20. The group takes a genre known for bling, women, and cars and transforms it into rhymes advocating same-sex marriage, fighting addiction to oxycontin, and claiming Nike’s Phil Knight promotes consumerism.