Author Archives: kendallrfields

About kendallrfields

I am a student at the University of Oregon.

Downtown Organization Helps Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Local Doulas Volunteer Services to Empower Teen Parents By Kendall Fields EUGENE, Ore.– Shea Hardy crouches down behind Heather Holloway, who is sitting on a bright blue birth ball with her face buried in a white hospital pillow. Hardy firmly … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update

By Kendall Fields Last week did not go as planned. The meeting I was supposed to go to was canceled, so I am feeling a little behind. I am lucky that the meeting will take place tomorrow evening, so I … Continue reading

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Update on Enterprise Story

by Kendall Fields My enterprise story is going relatively well right now. I interviewed the founders of Doulas Supporting Teens, a nonprofit organization based downtown that provides prenatal, labor and post-postpartum support to pregnant and parenting teens. The founders, Shea … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: In Some Adoptions, Love Doesn’t Conquer All

by Kendall Fields Since the incident, in which Tennessee’s Tori Ann Hansen sent her adopted son back to Russia accompanied only by a note causing Russia to halt adoptions, there has been a huge discussion over international adoption. In this … Continue reading

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Doula Supporting Teens

Local Woman Helps Pregnant and Parenting Teens By Kendall Fields Shea Hardy crouched down behind Heather Holloway, who sat on a bright blue birth ball and had her face buried in a white hospital pillow. Hardy firmly pressed down on … Continue reading

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Local Shop Makes Desserts Healthy

Vanilla Jill’s at Coburg Station offers delicious frozen treats with a healthy twist. By Kendall Fields Organic. Handmade. Local. These words can be associated with a lot of things in Eugene, but never frozen yogurt. That is, until now. Vanilla … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Katie Couric’s Prime Time

by Kendall Fields Phoebe Eaton’s feature article “Katie Couric’s Prime Time” is a great example of a profile. I read this profile earlier in the year and it has stuck with me ever since. Eaton’s overall craftsmanship in her description … Continue reading

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Loitering Youth Disrupt Downtown

Loitering youth cause problems for downtown area. By Kendall Fields EUGENE, Ore.—A young boy with curly blond hair and baby cheeks races down the sidewalk by the Lane Transit District’s bus station on his red Razor scooter. As he nears … Continue reading

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Red Agave Spices Up Downtown Dining

by Kendall Fields Tucked away  at the end of Willamette Street near the Amtrak station and the Growers Market,  is a tiny restaurant that often gets overlooked. And the regulars like it that way. They don’t want to have to … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “The Kinktrepreneurs”

by Kendall Fields FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Monk, Tonya Winter and Scott Paul, Seattle’s top kinky craft makers. (Photgraphed by Jennifer Richard) After searching for an article on the @longreads Twitter feed, I decided to analyze the article “The Kinktrepreneurs” … Continue reading

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