Author Archives: Colette Levesque

About Colette Levesque

Journalism / Film major. University of Oregon.

The Whiteaker Revitalized

[The Whiteaker Revitalized] By Colette Levesque, Journalism student at the University of Oregon Enterprise The windows aren’t huge but they’re big enough that from the night outside the glow illuminates just perfectly so one can see in. It’s a Tuesday … Continue reading

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One mans journey. Boston – Eugene – San Francisco – across the country – Boston, Start life over.

He wakes up and hits the snooze three times. Its a daily routine. Today though, he will be 15 minutes late to everything. Eventually, knowing that the day must begin he wakes up, rolls over, and wishes he saw Hannah … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker – Ever changing.

Street Runners or Drug runners, homeowners  or homeless, dive bars or classy bars. The Whiteaker has it all.   By Colette Levesque   John Karroll has been living in the Whiteaker neighborhood for 20 plus years.   “There used to … Continue reading

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First society needs to pay attention, second they need to be astonished, third they need to tell about it, and lastly they need to doubt.

On April 26 2012 William Ayers teacher and advocate for educational reform spoke to a full house at the University of Oregon. His prominence in the educational community and his impact on reform was only further justified when the audience … Continue reading

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Landing Page – The Whit – Assignment 3

Local Bars in the Whit! Sam Bond’s Garage  Located in the heart of the Whiteaker neighborhood, check out this pub and café on 407 Blair St. Enjoy brewpub eats, a full bar, local and regional microbrews all while watching a … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker a.k.a Felony Flats

On Thursday, April 12, 2012 a crew of University of Oregon students trampled over to the Whiteaker area to investigate small business owners about their neighborhood and to see what they love most and figure out the things they would … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker – neighborhood watch.

My group was assigned the Whiteaker area which is by far my favorite neighborhood in Eugene, Ore. The reason The Whit is such a cool location is because of it’s history. It’s named after Oregon’s first Governor John Whiteaker. Unfortunately, I was … Continue reading

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Colette Levesque aka – Coletteral Damage.

I am senior from Portland, Ore., attempting a double major in Journalism and Cinema Studies.  Currently, I write for Oregon Voice and Ethos. I am really into 35mm photography and enjoy taking photos of people in their natural environment.  I … Continue reading

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