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Emerald Fest: A New Tradition

June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Sarah Northrop   From sunshine and cotton candy to friends painting each other’s bodies to children laughing as they tumble down inflatables, and dogs in underwear, the first annual Emerald...

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Black Arts Festival: A Week of Culture

May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Meghan Jacinto  “This week is about expressing our talents and who we are as a people,” says Drake Hills, a University of Oregon student and co-director of the Black...

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Gays In Space: More than just a drag show

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Kendra Siebert   On Feb. 18, the LGBTQIA+ student union at University of Oregon put on Gays in Space, a cosmic-themed drag show. Lined up in colored hair and glittered bodies,...

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