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Skatepark Attempts to Bring Change

By: Ryan Imondi The popularity of skateboarding is undeniable. Ranking as the 6th most popular sport in the world with an average age of 12, it would seem like every city park would have a skatepark right between the basketball … Continue reading

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Develop what? DevelopMENT

As I am almost certain one week from now I’ll be preparing myself for an all-nighter to finish my Enterpise project; right now the project is developing into something I’ve taken a profound interest in. Originally thrown out as just … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Can’t Quote This

I listened to a recent podcast discussing the copyright issues that were being raised around Google Books. Google, attempting to amass the largest library in existence (larger than the library of Congress) is scanning in works that for the most … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker Always Comes Through

Having journeyed out to the Whiteaker two times with the understanding that I was doing research for my Enterprise project, I noticed my focus towards the neighborhood had changed drastically. Originally focusing on what made the Whiteaker an attractive neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Underwater Plate Cuts 400-Mile Gash

The Mayan’s had it wrong. The world isn’t ending in 2012, it’s ending now. Wait no, people are overreacting again. This article posted on Nytimes.com in the science section discusses the recent 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile that occurred over … Continue reading

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Southeast Eugene gets a bad rap

After getting to know our neighborhood pretty well over the past seven weeks, Mckenna, Maddie and I started over in a foreign neighborhood. Taking a break from Sunday homework, the three of us got a chance to enjoy the sun … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Do Not Pass

The challenges of transcending the race barrier still seem prominent. Although many Oregonians feel our homogenous culture has become a very progressive place for everyone, it’s hard not to notice some of the reminders that perception isn’t necessarily the “everyone’s … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Blog: Drink a Brew, Take a Tour

As an emerging pillar of the Whiteaker neighborhood, Ninkasi brewery has been one of the few consistent businesses in a faltering economy. Started in 2006, the local brewery has expanded to having beer on draft in almost every Eugene bar … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Content Decisions

A recent interview conducted on The O’Reilly Factor with Bill O’Reilly interviewing Jon Stewart from The Daily Show grabbed my attention. The original interview is a 40 minute unedited piece that shows the two political personalities jarring on multiple issues. … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Council Meeting: LTD Expansion Main Focus

Surprised by the amount of people coming through the door, Anand Keathley realized he needed to set up more chairs. Vice chair for the Whiteaker council, Keathley had speculated that tonight’s meeting was going to attract more residents. The recent … Continue reading

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