Monthly Archives: April 2010

Media Analysis: SI via Longreads

MJ Gareth Thomas “…the only openly gay male athelete.” Rarely has a headline made me reflect on society and analyze the taboo more than the one I found today on #longreads. Now I only recently found out who Gareth Thomas … Continue reading

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Homework for Weekend after Week 5

Here’s the homework! Of course, you should be studying for the MIDTERM: 15 short-answers worth 2 points apiece, like the example post; 4 short essays (5 points apiece) about journalism in the digital age, using the Internet and URLs; 20-point … Continue reading

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New Green Projects to be Launched in the Whit

By: Dominique Rossi Wednesday evening,  the Whiteaker Sustainability Council gathered to set the year’s agenda.  The council discussed numerous environmental and societal concerns, but focused on bike-friendly matters and creating more food independence within the neighborhood. Whit residents would like … Continue reading

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The doldrums of Jefferson Westside

EUGENE, Ore. – It’s a slow news day in Jefferson Westside, where the weather this Monday was more virulent than the action. In the mind of Carol Jameson, manager of the Monroe Street Cafe, contentedness is the neighborhood consensus. Crime? … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighbors Are Eco-Friends

by Alli Jarvinen EUGENE, Ore. – Chickens, roof gardens, compost, and recycled furniture make this south Eugene neighborhood a hub for sustainable living.  Residents of the Amazon neighborhood are making efforts to lower their environmental impact. In green Eugene, forward … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker celebrates art, solidarity

by Claire Staley Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood prides itself on its eclectic and independent nature. The variety of the businesses and restaurants in the area are mirrored in the abundance of public art and quirky residential architecture. The Whiteaker Block Party … Continue reading

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Biking on Rough Terrain in Jefferson Westside

Living a good distance away from the hustle and bustle of campus-life, the residents of the Jefferson Westside Neighbors don’t have much to complain about.  One topic that is on the minds of Jefferson-Westsiders though, is the roads. Many of … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene Getting A Sweet Addition

By: Brianne Limani Eugene, Ore. is buzzing with talk of bacon maple bars as recently confirmed rumors spread about the expansion of the world-famous Voodoo Doughnut shop to downtown Eugene. Voodoo Doughnut founders Kenneth Pogson (aka Cat Daddy) and Tres … Continue reading

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In Amazon, Students and Eugenians Must Coexist

By: Brooke Brown EUGENE, Ore. – As the University of Oregon population grows, more students are expanding into the Amazon neighborhood, causing a divide between the newcomers and the locals. Students looking for housing have expanded into Amazon mainly due … Continue reading

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Amazon Incognito

MJ 1:49 on a muggy Monday afternoon, the threat of torrential rainfall lingers in the air, yet my bike ride from West Eugene was surprisingly dry. “You just missed the lunch rush,” says the server as I order a pizza … Continue reading

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