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About sarabetho

Sarabeth O. 22. Journalist. Currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Enterprise Story: Whiteaker Businesses Survive Challenging Economy

By Sarabeth Oppliger “Is that getting clumpy?” Joel Poston turns to the bartender working on a batch of whipped cream to top off tonight’s drinks. “You’ll have to put that into a stainless steel bowl and use a whisk to … Continue reading

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Thinking back on #NICAR12

Check out my Storify here: http://storify.com/sarabethster/winding-down-after-nicar12

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Cookies, Coffee, and Community: Building a Home at New Day Bakery

BY SARABETH OPPLIGER “Just give him a job. Don’t follow him everywhere.” Bill Mahoney, dressed in a blue windbreaker and jeans, runs his worked hands through the nest of gray-white hair that rests on his head as he makes his … Continue reading

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Q & A With Music Blogger Katie Hasty

Katie Hasty covers music events across the United States on her blog for HitFix.com. She profiles upcoming releases and festivals with an informative and light-hearted perspective on all things musical.  Q: Can you describe your publication and the work you do … Continue reading

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Midterm Part IV: Political Views in the Whit

Political frustrations flow through Eugene, Ore. Whiteaker district By Sarabeth Oppliger Journalism/J361 student The campaign for the 2012 Republican candidacy has citizens of the Whiteaker community threatening to leave the country. Kicking off in Iowa on Jan. 3, the GOP … Continue reading

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On the Hunt for Whiteaker’s Perfect Profile

Much like a few of my fellow classmates, the search for a profile subject hasn’t been the most rewarding as of yet. Thankfully, Whiteaker is jam-packed with quirky and interesting people who I have no doubt will be willing to … Continue reading

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A Sweet Life of Spying

In contrast, the bright orange tiled walls seemed almost garish against the gray sky outside, but the perfectly dimmed lights cast shadows in all the right places of the café to make it the ideal environment to meet with friends … Continue reading

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“Why’s this so good?” Katie Hasty Analyzes Sasquatch 2012 Lineup

Pacific Northwest music fans had their eyes glued to their Twitter feeds as they anxiously waited for the official release of Sasquatch Music Festival‘s lineup for Memorial Day weekend 2012. The launch party took place at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre February … Continue reading

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Scobert Gardens, Whiteaker, Eugene

Snuggled in between a cozy neighborhood and a few of the popular restaurants on Blair Street is the small Scobert Gardens of Whiteaker. Down the street from Eugene’s favorite Southern comfort food cuisine, Papa’s Soul Food, Scobert Gardens’s open space … Continue reading

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“When Ducks Tweet”: Storify on Twitter Scavenger Hunt

Read my @Storify story: "When Ducks Tweet" sfy.co/WHb #storify #jrlweb #j361— Sarabeth Oppliger (@sarabethster) January 26, 2012

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