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Flux Playlist: So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye…

Well, that’s it for us. We’re done. This specific group of web writers is breaking up. Some of us are graduating. Some of us are heading home. Some of us are taking jobs. Some of us are traveling abroad. We … Continue reading


Procrastination Nation

  -Marissa Tomko I bet you’re doing it right now. Yeah, you. I bet you’ve been up all night with an assignment you’ve been dangerously close to finishing for hours. You could have gone to bed at midnight, but instead … Continue reading


For Those on the Go: Create Your Own Day Spa on Long Trips

-Emily Fraysse When constantly on the go, it is hard to fit beauty time and sleep into your schedule. I’ve done a great deal of traveling and have found that taking the time to stop and pamper myself has been … Continue reading

Lacman raps inside of his closet-turned-studio.

Flux Local Artist Series: Hip-Hop on Lachdown

University of Oregon sophomore Amos Lachman hadn’t developed his appreciation for hip-hop music until he began listening to the Wu-Tang Clan as a youthfully curious middle school student. Soaking in the legendary New York-based hip-hop group’s inventive lyricism and collaborative … Continue reading

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Flux Local Artist Series: A Leap of Faith

Like many artists, Daniel Snipes was catapulted towards the next phase of his life when his love story reached an unhappy ending. However, the pain of his breakup with his long-time girlfriend eventually subsided into clarity. Feeling alone, yet surrounded … Continue reading