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Enterprise: Eugene Saturday Market

The History of Eugene Saturday Market By: Samantha Thom             While life can sometimes be unpredictable or unreliable, take comfort in the fact that the Eugene Saturday Market will happen every week, rain or shine.  The Eugene Saturday Market is … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of Physical Fitness

A local physical therapist strives to provide cutting edge therapeutic techniques and promote healthy living to the people of Eugene. By Samantha Thom It began as any other day, any other run. Little did she know that she would make … Continue reading

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Innovations in Physical Therapy

I interviewed Kana Sekiguchi for my profile story. She is a 27-year-old physical therapist who works downtown at Bodywise Physical Therapy. I was walking around downtown and I thought that I’d really like to profile someone different than I have … Continue reading

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Poverty and Crime With a Touch of Hope

Locals express their concerns and optimism for downtown Eugene. By Samantha Thom While for many college students downtown is the mecca of bars, dance clubs, and Voodoo Doughnuts, those working and living in the area are feeling uncomfortable and unsafe … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers Speaks on Social Justice and Education Reform

Bill Ayers spoke his thoughts on social justice and education reform to a full house of over 200 people on Thursday night on campus in Lillis 182. The former activist, author of over 20 books, and retired educator at the … Continue reading

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Come Land Downtown!

Downtown Eugene is the place to be if you’re looking for art, entertainment, and an all around good time. Whether you want to peruse a gallery, catch a show, or eat delicious local foods there is something for everyone in … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene: The Quintessential Melting Pot

If you were to spend an afternoon walking around Eugene, you would see that this entire city’s zany, sporadic and unique traits can all be manifested into one place: downtown. With its wide range of businesses, be it the impossible-to-miss … Continue reading

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Arts and Oddities of Downtown Eugene

Generally speaking, downtown Eugene is located along the boundaries of what was once the Downtown Commission, as well as the Whiteaker Community Council, the Jefferson Westside Neighbors, and the West University Neighborhood. Our group was anxious to head out on … Continue reading

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Scatterbrained Sammy Thom

Hey’o, my name is Sammy, a junior hailing from Dundee, OR. I’ve circled my way through the journalism major, finally discovering a passion for video editing and production. I have freelanced for Ethos Online, had a multimedia project of mine … Continue reading

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