Author Archives: davidmehr

About davidmehr

I'm a Journalism student at the University of Oregon. I'm also a rock climbing instructor and a soccer referee.

Sidebar 2: How to make a soccer ball

Street Soccer has grown in popularity around the world because it can be played almost anywhere. You don’t need a stadium, big field, painted lines, etc. All you need is a ball and some goals. The goals can be anything … Continue reading

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Sidebar 1: Street Soccer in Photos

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Creating Cultural Bridges under the Bridge

It’s Tuesday night. It’s dark out. You see your breath. Your hands feel the sudden sting of cold and soon you won’t feel them at all. You head down the path off Washington Street towards the basketball courts under the … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene: The Faces of Street Soccer

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A Productive Evening in Cal Young

It’s Monday evening and I come home after a long, cold and fun day of kayaking. I strip out of my wetsuit, put on a pot of tea and place my numb fingers to the keyboard. I see an email … Continue reading

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Media as a Problem

We, the inkslingers, pen pushers, journos, whatever you want to call us, see ourselves as bringing news to the world. We see ourselves as providing a valuable service. We see ourselves as the good guys. Sometimes it seems though, too much … Continue reading

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The Science of Body Movement (Revised)

I step to the right. You think I’m going right. Then you think, I know he knows I think he’s going right. He must be going left. I step over the ball with my left. You bite. I drag the … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene: Search for the Great Burger

I’ve driven by it a number of times now. The neon signs and interesting color patterns called to me. The theme is the 50′s and the 50′s food scene was apparently all about good old fashioned burgers, fries, hot dogs, … Continue reading

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Accetable Journalism Practice or Not?

Recently Supreme Court Justice, Anthony M. Kennedy visited Dalton, a private highschool in Manhattan to make a speech at an assembly. He requested that the schools newspaper the Daltonian not publish any articles about the visit until they were approved by his … Continue reading

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The Science of Body Movement

I step to the right. You think I’m going right. Then you think, I know he knows I think he’s going right. He must be going left. I step over the ball with my left. You bite. I drag the … Continue reading

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