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Beautifying Trainsong

by Haley Savage Just a few short years ago, Trainsong had a reputation as a neighborhood with a lot of drugs, gang activities, and hangouts for homeless people. While some of these problems still linger, the neighborhood is now being … Continue reading

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More Than Just “The Chocolate Guy”

By Haley Savage Larry Bradley sits in his office, his laptop sitting open on the desk. The desk itself is overflowing with books, folders, and paper, and on the floor sits a box filled with bags of chocolate chunks. Bradley … Continue reading

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My Profile Experience

This profile ended up a lot differently than I expected, and the experience taught me a lot in just the last day and a half. I went into the interview with a few ideas of what I would ask and … Continue reading

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Changing Trainsong

Trainsong neighborhood has been working towards a better, safer community, and residents can tell the difference.  By Haley Savage Trainsong neighborhood in Eugene has been known to have problems such as gangs, drugs, bums, and violence. Residents and business owners … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers Speaks On Social Justice, Education Reform

Famed education theorist Bill Ayers gave audience members three instructions for life: pay attention, be astonished, and tell about it. Ayers was brought to the University of Oregon Thursday by the Department of Education, Lane Community College, the University’s Cultural … Continue reading

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Trainsong’s Reputation Its Biggest Challenge

West Eugene neighborhood Trainsong has a bad reputation throughout Eugene, but residents insist the little-known area has more good than bad. The neighborhood is small and mostly residential, but does house some local businesses, a park, and plenty of trains. … Continue reading

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“Sara, Where Are We?”: Adventures in Trainsong

When I signed up for Trainsong neighborhood I had no idea where it was, what it was, or what I was getting myself into, so I was excited to brave the rain with Sara this afternoon and explore this part … Continue reading

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Hello, I’m Haley Savage

I am a junior Journalism major and Psychology minor here at the University of Oregon and, much to my parents’ dismay, I change my mind about my career goals every week or so. I have always been interested in television … Continue reading

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