Author Archives: pilorget

Where more than whistles fill the air

It’s 7 a.m. Wake up. Walk out. What’s that? You cover your face just to breathe something other than the diesel fumes that assault your nostrils like a cloud of rioting air molecules. Such are the disadvantages to living in … Continue reading

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Trainsong’s Top Dog

Bethel Community Church is not exactly Notre Dame. Its parking lot crunches beneath visitors’ feet, and the glass in its windows is more plain than stained. Inside, 15 people gather for the monthly Trainsong Neighborhood Association meeting. A curly-headed toddler … Continue reading

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Air quality an issue in Trainsong

Residents of the Trainsong Neighborhood in West Eugene may experience improvements in air quality after a new partnership formed at a Neighborhood Association meeting. Representatives from Beyond Toxics, an Oregon environmental health agency based in Eugene, spoke to the Trainsong … Continue reading

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Profile Woes

If you were to read my profile draft, you would know that I’ve made virtually no progress on the assignment. This is very frustrating, because I have not been just ignoring it and waiting until the last minute to start … Continue reading

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Reaching new ground

Infrastructure issues in Trainsong are small in comparison to past By Dillon Pilorget Employees and residents in the Trainsong Neighborhood cite lack of attention to infrastructure as one of the main problems facing the neighborhood today. While room for improvement … Continue reading

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Enchanted in the EMU: Guy Kawasaki Brings Inspiring Lecture to UO

The university’s Center on Diversity and Community (CoDaC) broke expectations when it hosted a venture capitalist speaker Thursday to talk about techniques of enchantment. Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author and businessman who has worked with the likes of Steve Jobs, spoke … Continue reading

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All aboard for Trainsong

Much of the Trainsong Neighborhood’s industry is targeted towards commercial buyers, but everyday consumers can enjoy the services of several restaurants, stores, and organizations that Trainsong houses. Businesses: Oakshire Brewing Four Corners Veterinary Clinic Embers Supper Club Embers Supper Club has … Continue reading

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A new take on Trainsong

Jon Crawford is at ease when he walks his dog Kingpin in Trainsong Park. “Some people think this might be the lower poor side of town, and ‘Oh, scary,’” he said. “There’s nothing going on in this park at 2 … Continue reading

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Trainsong Neighborhood plays a mysterious tune

Sandwiched between the noise of the 99 highway and the city’s train yard, the Trainsong Neighborhood is a maze of railroad tracks and dead end roads. Due to time constraints, our group had to divide into two mini groups and visit the … Continue reading

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The journalism student formerly know as Dillon Pilorget

When I’m not making Prince references, I am usually cracking some other dumb joke that only my girlfriend and my grandpa think are funny. I hope to use my sometimes questionable sense of humor to write, direct, and produce my … Continue reading

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