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Preview: UO professor blends decrepitude with comedy in photography book “Oxide”

UO digital arts professor Craig Hickman to speak about “Oxide” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 21. at Eugene Public Library.

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Ted Rall discusses new graphic novel Snowden this Saturday

Award-winning novelist and cartoonist speaks on privacy and security in the graphic form






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Law School Edition: Well, I guess we can’t use Atticus Finch in our law school apps anymore

America needs its heroes. Our heroes are confident, but not cocky. Wise, but not pedantic. Charismatic, but soft spoken. This summer, an American hero’s legacy was crushed under the weight of his own bigotry. With the publication of Go Set a Watchman, the To Kill a Mockingbird sequel published 55 …

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Q&A with Jeff Alworth, author of ‘The Beer Bible’

Goose Island Sofie. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale. Dogfish Head Midas Touch. Firestone Walker Parabola. If you suffer from vertigo when you walk down mesmerically long beer aisles, Portland author Jeff Alworth can help you navigate the shelves and learn to read the idiosyncratic labels with his guide, The Beer Bible. Formerly a beer columnist for Willamette …

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Atticus Finch will be old and racist in ‘Go Set A Watchman,’ release party at Duck Store this Tuesday

Quick: think of your favorite civil rights attorney from a 20th-century novel who famously crusaded against racism in the Deep South. If you said Atticus Finch, this news may be troubling. To Kill A Mockingbird‘s follow-up novel Go Set a Watchman, which has invited excitement and skepticism in equal measure, will go on sale this Tuesday, exactly …

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Review: Alex Tizon makes his case in ‘Big Little Man’

Throughout my education, the topic of race was always firmly in place in our curriculum. It started in kindergarten, when Mrs. Rohloff had us draw Martin Luther King Jr. in celebration of his holiday. Every year from then on out, a few weeks were consistently devoted to learning about the black …

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5 books to read this summer before they hit the silver screen

Few things are more fun than reading a good book and then watching the film adaptation. These five books will be made into movies within the next year.






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Slam poet Anis Mojgani is coming to the University of Oregon

On May 14, University of Oregon students will have the opportunity to see renowned slam poet Anis Mojgani perform on campus, free of charge. Mojgani is one of two people to have won a national individual slam poetry title twice — in 2005 and 2006. He has also been a …

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Q&A: #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel James Brown to visit the UO

Daniel James Brown spoke to the Emerald about his latest book, ‘The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.’ He will also be holding a lecture in the EMU ballroom on April 16.






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