Getting into the Swing of ThingsBy Tanner Owens
University of Oregon junior Nika Jin shares her love of swing dance with eager students week after week at UO Swing Night.
Not Your Typical DinerBy T.J. Brassil
Addi Hand is awake and working at her restaurant “Addi’s” hours before the sun rises. Opening her doors at 4 a.m. is just one of the attributes that makes her Springfield diner a popular and special place.
Fields of SolaceBy Samuel Long
College can be demanding, but UO student Marcel Miranda uses the sport of soccer to heal his anxieties.
Urban Farm ExperienceBy Maddie Magee
Over the past ten years, the Urban Farm class has helped hundreds of UO students learn about agriculture and growing food at home.
Relieving Stress by ClimbingBy Matthew Leslie
Laughton Elliott-DeAngelis works through stress and quiets his mind through climbing at the Skinner Butte columns.
The Brain of the BoatBy Emily Weisz
As varsity coxswain, it is Alex Hunt-Riley's job to make sure her teammates are working to their full potential as the boat glides through the water.
Homework, Horchata and HappinessBy Kaylee Tornay
UO student chef Shantel Sanchez balances school and small business.
Gardening in her EightiesBy Rachele Costantini
The Eugene Community Garden has become like a second home for Helen Denzler.
Cuban Salsa Lights Up Eugene's NightlifeBy Madi Layton
Cuban salsa dancer Drue Edney and her dance group, Azúcar keep the vibrant and energetic style alive in Eugene.
Eugene Community Center Brings Seniors HomeBy K.C. Piepgrass
Campbell Senior Center serves about 100 senior Lane County residents each day. Classes teach everything from how to use an iPad to basic woodworking.
Working the Night Shift at the Jaqua CenterBy Maryn Beutler
UO janitor Krista Osburn works diligently throughout the late hours of the night, cleaning the Jaqua Academic Center for Student-Athletes.
LTD Driver Gets People Where They Need to GoBy Ian Murphy
John Gelsomino enjoys helping community members go about their day.
Learning to Soar Among the CloudsBy Celeste Medina
Elliott Ericson spends his time teaching others the craft of becoming a pilot.
First Friday ArtWalk By Katharine Abrahamson
On the first Friday of every month, Downtown Eugene plays host to a celebration of the arts.
Good Morning, GlenwoodBy Kianna Cabuco
Edson Clemens is one of the morning managers of the Glenwood Restaurant near the University of Oregon campus.
For the Love of MusicBy Tianna Waite
Timothy Long, a Eugene business owner and father of four, has always had a close relationship with music.
Joy Ride By Jonathan Style
Eli Siegle spends his days riding and fixing bikes. “I have a blast doing it,” says Siegle.
Working For Your FoodBy George Pelch
Jan VanderTuin helped establish the Skinner City Farm to get people to work for their food and have a chance to know where it came from.
A Day in the Life of a Glass BlowerBy Eva Murtaugh
Every morning, Fereyel Richardson wakes up, sends her sons off to school and then goes to work creating glass art.
Football Season Never EndsBy Adrien Raffin
An inside look at off-season training by the University of Oregon football team.
Muggle Quidditch Finds Home in EugeneBy Karlee Smethers
Meeting every Saturday behind the Knight Library, the UO Quidditch Club encourages everyone to come out and play the game with them.
The Virtuoso MentorBy Sumi Kim, Taylor Goodman and Michael McGovern
Acoustic guitarist Mark Hanson shares his gift of music in more ways than one.
Singing PastelsBy Bryan Cargill, Fahmo Mohammed and Stephanie Lambirth
Kate McGee's works range from picturesque landscapes to still lifes featuring vibrant oranges, greens, and blues.
Cuico Finds New Purpose in SoftballBy Ryan Rouillard
After having an unexpected curveball thrown her way last summer, former Oregon softball player Kailee Cuico is back in town and making the most of a new opportunity with the team.
Rhythm That Brings a Community TogetherBy Danielle Arman
The Salseros Dance Company hosted the second annual Salsa Dancing Festival in Eugene. The music brought the community together in new way.
The Artist Out on a LimbBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
Tim’s journey to become an artist has shaped who he is, and he continues to walk that path each day. “It’s important, more than ever, that I share my work.”
Giving Life to the LifelessBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
Mike Leckie captures the beauty and complexity of the human experience in his figurative sculptures.
UO Grad Makes His Mark as Sports BroadcasterBy Ryan Rouillard
Less than a year after graduating from UO, Joey McMurry is already very active on the local airwaves.
For the Love of HorsesBy Jessie Foster
Ali Levy and her seven-year-old thoroughbred, Hamden, have been together for more than a year. “My favorite thing about riding is being able to communicate with horses,” says Levy.
Lover of the LightBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
Stephen White creates one-of-a-kind light sculptures, and we are all moths to his flame.
Volunteers Plant Trees in Whiteaker NeighborhoodBy Alexsis Winterhalter
Seven teams of volunteers set out by bike and car to plant forty trees in the Whiteaker Neighborhood.
Gretchen Menn, Guitar GoddessBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
From headbangers to Bach, and everything in between, Gretchen Menn’s six-string sound is music to the ears.
Stars on the Field, Best Friends off the FieldBy Danielle Arman
The women’s Ultimate Frisbee team at the University of Oregon may be one of the best in the country, but it’s their commitment to each other that makes them stand out the most.
Hockey's Popularity Growing in EugeneBy Alexsis Winterhalter
Hockey is becoming more popular in the Eugene area and there is only one place to skate, the Rink Exchange.
Force Versus FinesseBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
A steady job wasn’t enough for Tracie Manso. She wanted to be happy, so she turned to art.
Painting is Her ChurchBy Emily Basile, Andy Abeyta and Hannah Golden
Art is sacred for Eugene painter Claire Flint.
Drumming to Her Own BeatBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
Susan Lucia plays the drums in three different bands.
Yin and Yang By Emily Basile, Andy Abeyta and Hannah Golden
Saxophonist and origami artist Tomo Tsurumi balances the arts in his life.
Next Step in Her CareerBy Ryan Rouillard
After five successful years as a high school girl’s basketball coach, Stephenie Wheeler-Smith has joined the Oregon women’s basketball team as the director of operations.
Women in Sports MediaBy Kassidy Iwashita
A new chapter on the UO campus will provide women with the tools and contacts to succeed in sports journalism careers.
Taking the Plunge for the Special OlympicsBy Kassidy Iwashita
More than 500 participants and spectators braved the weather for the 5th annual Polar Plunge event.
A Copper HeartBy Fahmo Mohammed, Bryan Cargill and Stephanie Lambirth
Scott Kuszik puts soul into his art. “A lot of my art is just tangible emotion,” Kuszik said.
Beautiful JunkBy Michael McGovern, Sumi Kim and Taylor Goodman
Eugene metal worker Steve Uhle creates iron poetry in his art.
Come Ride the Apocalypse CarouselBy Sumi Kim, Taylor Goodman and Michael McGovern
An activist through her art, Andrea Ros believes human behavior has possibly led to an irreversible degradation in the environment.
Track Athlete’s Journey to Tracktown USABy Trent Warren
UO track athlete Casey Campbell excels both on and off the track. His journey to Hayward Field is truly one of a kind.
Captain Nemo’s Favorite ArtistBy Stephanie Lambirth, Fahmo Mohammed and Bryan Cargill
Joe Mross turns the fantastic world of steampunk into reality with his curious creations.
Vets Helping VetsBy Tianna Waite
The University of Oregon Veteran Center provides student veterans with unique services while they transition to college life.
Printing the NewsBy Jessica Boone
While most of Eugene is asleep, the printing press crew at The Register-Guard is hard at work producing the next edition.
Activities for All at Mt. PisgahBy Amos Horn
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum offers activities like Play in the Rain Day.
Safe RideBy Alexandra Wallachy
When night hits Eugene, UO Safe Ride staffers are in vans, working to ensure that students and staff don’t walk home alone.
Memories for a LifetimeBy Ryan Rouillard
As the volleyball coach and freshman counselor at Marist High School, Shari Pimental has created a bond with students that lasts far beyond their four years at the school.
Reinventing the Collegiate Athlete One Bound at a TimeBy Shaina Lumish
Madelayne Varela demonstrates the struggle and hardship that comes with being a Division-1 Track athlete at the University of Oregon.
Our Kuleana: Keeping the Hula TraditionBy Demiliza Saramosing
Kumu Iwalani shares Hula with the Eugene community to fulfill her kuleana, her responsibility, as a Hula practitioner.
Museum That Makes Eugene TickBy Rachel Ibanez
J.D. Olson owns the Conger Street Clock Museum, a hidden gem in the Eugene community. His clocks symbolize much more to him than just simple timepieces.
Statues, Clocks and SlippersBy Andrew Murray
The Piccadilly Flea Market is special to the Eugene community. With 44 years of history behind it, the market attracts people of all generations.
Delivering the NewsBy Sijia Chen
UO student Abel Cerros delivers the Daily Emerald newspaper early in the morning before people wake up.
Overnight DeliveriesBy Travis Loose
Laid off during the recession, a mechanical engineer carries newspapers to make ends meet.
Eugene Resident Gives Back to International CommunityBy Samantha Saldivar
Beth Schenderlein, the International Student Services Coordinator at Lane Community College, helps students adjust to a different culture.
Purr-fect CompanionBy Rachell Brown
Volunteers at West Coast Dog and Cat Rescue spend their mornings taking care of feline friends.
Candidate Profiles by J462 Reporting II Students