From football to fires at Taylor’s, concerts to what we wish we knew as freshman—this year has been full of news. Below you’ll find a section-ranked list of articles that you spent the most time reading on our website during 2015.


The sunny days of spring will bring new patio furniture and picnic tables for guests to eat at. Not to mention a new dining menu and better late night eats. On the really sunny days, Taylor's will be sporting an outdoor DJ and a bikini bar. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

New management at Taylor’s means big changes for spring

(Van Halen prepares to take a bow after a performance/ Creative Commons)

Van Halen far exceeds expectations in show near Portland

Batman: Arkham Knight introduces the Batmobile to Rocksteady's take on Gotham.

What’s Batman Arkham Knight doing with an M rating?

YFF Ward-Paul

The Replacements — PDX, 1987: Was it the band’s worst show ever?


In the motion, ASUO Gender and Sexuality Diversity Advocate Elle Mallon mentioned the Constitution Court's response to the grievance she filed during the 2015 ASUO elections. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Elle Mallon’s additional grievance against We Are Oregon

UOvsWA Puddles Pregame

Pom-poms & midriff tops: UO Cheerleaders and the controversy

UO prepares buildings, people for 9.0 Cascadia earthquake

Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells at the players during the first half. The Oregon Ducks played the Washington Huskies at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 4, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UO and survivor of alleged sexual assault settle lawsuit for $800,000 and free tuition


Pirzad: If our favorite bars on 13th Avenue were people

Pirzad: If our favorite bars on 13th Avenue were people

At the beginning of every rodeo, the national anthem will play, a small prayer will be spoken and one rodeo queen after another will gallop into the arena, waving to the crowd with ecstatic smiles. (Photo courtesy of Jessie Foster/Emerald)

Foster: The Rodeo Queen

"Sick students are officially encouraged to stay at home, but don’t be fooled, no one can afford being bedridden in college or, more specifically, their grades can’t afford it." (Eve Hess/Emerald)

Brown: The university is unforgiving to sick students

Miller: I do not feel safe walking alone at night on campus









13 graduation caps on 13th Avenue

Oregon distance runners Edward Cheserek, Will Geoghegan, and Eric Jenkins pump up the crowd as they finish the men's 5000 meter race. The Oregon Ducks hosts the annual Pepsi Invitational at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, April 11, 2015. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon Track and Field defeat Washington and Kentucky at Pepsi Invitational

An Oregon equipment manager pushes around a crate carrying clothes. The Oregon Athletic Department hosts their annual Equipment Surplus Sale at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene, Ore. on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

University of Oregon athletic department hosts annual Surplus Sale

The Emerald Media Group will host an undie run on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday, May 28. (Emerald Archives)

Undie Run is a hit for the second year in a row









Incoming graduate transfer quarterback Vernon Adams sticks around after practice while on his visit. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Vernon Adams Jr. passes math final and is officially a Duck

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich during a home game at Autzen Stadium. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Practice recap: Jeff Lockie shines, Vernon Adams learns

Friends and teammates held a candlelit vigil for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling freshman Lauren Jones by Deady Hall in Eugene, Oregon on February 22. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling athlete Lauren Jones passes away

Kostecka: With every new jersey, the Oregon Ducks grow further away from success


UO sorority bid day 2015

Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie at quarterback

Undie Run 2015

Vernon Adam’s finger recovery at 80 percent