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That Special Niche

Aaron Chester said that he would be bored if he lived in a town with only one coffee shop. Eugene, including the Jefferson Westside neighborhood, possesses not only more than one coffee shop, but other independent stores that have their … Continue reading

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Around The Country to Around Eugene

Business owner talks about expanding and molding to Eugene There are points in every person’s life when someone is there to help them up and give them the opportunity to succeed. Aaron Chester is that kind of person. At the … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Speaks Up About Homeless Population

People from in and around the community voice their opinions about the homeless and displaced in the neighborhood By Graham Sprague The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood in Eugene may not be as well known as some of the other neighborhoods, like … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the American Mind

The way to save the environment and the climate around us is to make climate change apparent to the non-believers, according to Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, who spoke at the Many Nations Longhouse … Continue reading

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The Community of Jefferson Westside

Sitting in Midtown Marketplace on a sunny Saturday morning, a person can see that Jefferson Westside is a community of people, not just a neighborhood of homes. And these people would like to see change. Standing in line for coffee … Continue reading

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Welcome to Jefferson Westside

Jefferson Westside is a neighborhood devoted to its neighbors. As a neighborhood given the first “Neighborhood of the Year” award in Eugene, and a top four finalist as the top neighborhood in the nation, they certainly could kick back and … Continue reading

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Graham Sprague

Hey my name is Graham Sprague and I hail from a little town called Lodi, California. I started doing writing for my high school newspaper, which is what got me interested in Journalism. Upon getting accepted to the University of … Continue reading

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