Monthly Archives: June 2013

Coming Out, Coming Into Oneself

One night of his freshman year of college, Tyler Artner lay on his twin-sized dorm bed at the University of Oregon with his roommate Mike and their friend Mary. They’d been up talking for a while, and tired from vibrant … Continue reading

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Enterprise Stories

Greenways: A New Path in the Right Direction  The train may not be the first place one would think of to meet various people from city councils within Washington and Oregon or an activism group from Seattle but indeed, this … Continue reading

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The Black Lotus: Home

The place where art work is work and comfort is commonplace      There’s a certain smell that dominates as you walk into a tattoo shop. It’s a mix of ink, rubbing alcohol, and nervous sweat. Amid this, Felix Epperson works … Continue reading

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Taking Root: Finding a Career after Graduating

    The transition from student living to professional life is one faced by most every graduating college senior and while graduates today are entering a hectic labor market where employment is not promised, there are those able to dive … Continue reading

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A Death in the Family

Mark Musgrove gave his mother CPR on the deck of a snorkeling boat during a family vacation in Hawaii. Back home, in Eugene, Oregon, Mark’s brother Jeff was packing his bags to meet up with the rest of the family … Continue reading

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Growing Up With The Nutcracker

Before the 1950’s a family in the U.S might go to church to celebrate Christmas. They would shop in department stores, sing Christmas carols, and decorate the Christmas tree. What they didn’t do before 1954 is have dreams of the … Continue reading

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Stories Told by Skin

By: Max O’Neil EUGENE, Ore. – June is here, and the warm sun is glaring over the campus quad. Students are no longer carrying umbrellas and wearing their raincoats. Men are shirtless on the grass flicking a Frisbee while women … Continue reading

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Feedback: the musical life

By Corinne Mooney You’re a 20-year-old guitarist and are about to audition for a vocal position in a rock band. You’re nervous as hell and not sure your voice is good enough because you’ve only seen yourself as a guitarist, … Continue reading

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It Has Been Confirmed: The Catholic Sacrament of Confirmation

By: Kyle Hebel On a June 3rd, 2012 on summer night in Eugene, 90 teenagers lined up in front of St. Mary Catholic Church. It was the largest group that Julie Rutledge-Sanchez, the Director of Youth Ministry at St Mary … Continue reading

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College Students Strive to Provide a Forever Home for Pets

By Alisha Jucevic  Lainie Vinikoor’s boyfriend sounds panicked over the phone. His voice is worried, as he tells her their new puppy, Duke, is puking all other the floor and won’t stop. She tells him to calm down and they … Continue reading

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