Monthly Archives: October 2011

Book Stores, Working Off-Campus and International Students

Articles about the cost of higher education have found their way into mainstream media. With President Obama’s new plan for student loans and paying for school, many students who are working to make ends meet might be getting a relief … Continue reading

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Three good bike stories…

Bicycles have become a huge subculture in the United States. More and more people are adopting bike riding into their routines, and some are even using bikes as their main source of transportation. Here are three interesting bicycle stories from … Continue reading

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Good Arizona Cardinal Stories

The Arizona Cardinals season has been nothing short of a disaster. The Cardinals are now 1-6 on the season and have lost four games by four points or less. They have also lost four games when they had the lead … Continue reading

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Why’s this so good? — Pet Stories

1. Airline finds missing Jack the Cat at JFK Airport — finally By Mary Forgione The story of a missing cat at the busiest airport in the United States on LA Times shows not only the popularity of cute pet … Continue reading

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What makes a good story–Detroit Lions

After a surprising 5-0 start, the Detroit Lions have finally faced some adversity. The Lions have now slipped the past two weeks against the San Francisco 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons bringing their overall record to 5-2. During their undefeated … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood’s Junior League

The Junior League of Eugene is an organization of “women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.” This group specifically donates numerous volunteer hours toward the … Continue reading

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The Lane County Historical Museum

Located at the Lane County Fairgrounds, the Lane County Historical Museum offers a unique preservation and interactive look on history. Opened in 1961, the museum expanded its 3000 foot building to include an exhibit hall. The current Lane County Historical … Continue reading

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River House Outdoor Program

The city of Eugene is entwined with the outdoors: surrounded by forests and river, it has a rich culture of climbers, backpackers, and kayakers. The River House Outdoor Program, located in the Whiteaker, strives to build relationships between youth and … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Elementary School Vanishes

It’s almost heartbreaking, really. When asked to look for and report on schools in the Whiteaker neighborhood, one could only find one: Whiteaker Elementary School. However, now, that one has disappeared. The only educational facility in Whiteaker has now closed, … Continue reading

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A Monopoly on Blood

Lane Memorial Blood Bank has been serving Lane County since 1961. The nonprofit bank move to 2211 Willamette St. in the Friendly Area Neighborhood of Eugene, Or. in 1979, and changed its name to Lane Blood Center in February of … Continue reading

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