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Treading Lightly With The Term “Organic”

By: Emily Fraysse The bakery is all hustle and bustle when the doors swing open at seven in the morning. The local residents patiently wait in line to get their daily fix of coffee as the morning crew emerge carrying … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighborhood “Dumb Luck” Garden is All Abuzz

By: Emily Fraysse Tucked away on 26th and Harris St. lies a tranquil, self-sustaining garden. A light breeze rustles through the bean plants climbing around the wire tunnels that arch around the street walkway as a cat named Lucy sunbathes … Continue reading

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Exploring among the bees and butterflies for my profile story

After hearing rumors that there were beekeepers in the Amazon neighborhood, I explored online. I knew from the beginning that I wanted to do something with gardens for my profile story because of the abundance of organic, local businesses in … Continue reading

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Limited Student Parking Becomes an Issue to Surrounding Neighborhoods

University of Oregon students scramble to find available spots in residential areas By: Emily Fraysse  While the Amazon Neighborhood looks like your average, perfect start-up family location with its many schools, parks, and play areas, there has been some disruption … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighborhood Has Much To Offer, But An Upgrade Is Needed

It is evident after driving for 5 minutes around the Amazon Neighborhood that this area of Eugene, Oregon is immensly different from other parts of the city.  Noted for its schools, small businesses, playgrounds and parks, the region is known … Continue reading

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A Stroll through Amazon Neighborhood

Welcome to Amazon Neighborhood, a district in Eugene, Oregon that encompasses 24th Avenue on the north, Agate Street and Laurelwood Golf Course on the east, 30th Avenue on the south, and Amazon Creek on the west. Strolling around this large … Continue reading

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Introduction: Emily Fraysse

Hi everyone! My name is Emily Fraysse and am currently a Junior a Journalism major at the University of Oregon. I grew up in the East Bay in California, but I have travelled all over the world. I have my … Continue reading

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