Monthly Archives: January 2013

#WJChat on Training

Today’s topic on #wjchat is whether or not we spend enough time on training. I spend a ton of time training because I’m studying this in college, but even so, I feel there’s always room for more. After discussing that, … Continue reading

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Juggernaut Music Companies Jump on EDM

With the recent explosion of the mainstream popularity of Electronic Dance Music (EDM), the biggest record labels in the business have begun to take notice. Ben Sisario, an arts reporter for the New York Times who focuses on covering contemporary … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Gateway

The Gateway area of Springfield, Oregon is a small community that is growing stronger every day. As a result of the area growing, the problems seem to grow as well.     Nikki Henderson works at the Pacific Home Health … Continue reading

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Why Is Masha Gessen’s Piece On Putin So Good?

Masha Gessen is, to me, the vital voice on Russian affairs for The New York Times. In addition to her regular column, which dissects Russian news in an insightful and personal way, she wrote a highly publicized, very critical biography … Continue reading

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Glenwood Improvement-Or Not

GLENWOOD, Ore – Not much goes on in the community of Glenwood in the middle of winter. Driving through the unincorporated neighborhood, businesses line Franklin Blvd; a pawn shop, a locksmith, uninhabited buildings, a pizza parlor, a reminiscent gas station … Continue reading

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Why This Is So Good

By: Aleecia Moss The field of sports writing and reporting hasn’t always been so diverse and filled with positions held by both men and women. An article written by Christina Kahrl titled “Get Used to It: Women Cover Sports,” that … Continue reading

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Gateway Neighborhood Interviews

By: Aleecia Moss Springfield, OR- The Gateway neighborhood of Springfield Oregon has a lot to offer due to its wide variety of businesses therefore attracting a lot of people. But, even with the large amount of people and businesses, there … Continue reading

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Art Programs Support Student Growth, Creativity

Post and photo by Mary Callie Gisler. EUGENE, Ore. — While it might be hard to see at first glance, the art community at the University of Oregon (UO) campus is alive and well. The University provides a rich, inclusive  … Continue reading

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Downtown Springfield: Improvement

Jay Rogers January 28, 2013 Springfield, OR – Downtown Springfield is a close-knit community. While there is not a lot of foot traffic in the area, the store owners and workers are friendly neighbors. “It’s been revitalized, it’s wonderful,” says … Continue reading

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Why is this so Good, A Look Into Paul Theroux’s “The Country Just Over the Fence”

By Casey Pechan Beginning with the description of a simple painted sign, “to Mexico,” Theroux takes the reader on a cross-cultural excursion which is a mere fence away from Arizona.  “The Country Just Over the Fence,” begins at its natural beginning, the border. … Continue reading

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