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One religion, two religion, old religion, new religion

by Allie Burger Laura Cox scans the congregation below her from the altar at the front of the church. The Easter Vigil is packed, comprised of a group of focused gazes shifting from side to side to get a better … Continue reading

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Flip-flops and brew: a recipe for success

Sauntering through the front door of the restaurant, the brown leather flip-flops pop against the psychedelic carpet of color beneath Nils Stark’s feet. He surveys the walls on either side of him, slowly scanning the items hanging up. To his … Continue reading

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Q&A with sports broadcaster Jen Beyrle

by Allie Burger If Jen Beyrle were a college football recruit, her position would be athlete because her abilities are so versatile. Beryle is a reporter for Comcast SportsNet Northwest, covering University of Oregon football, basketball, baseball and track and … Continue reading

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College students to pay for university renovations

by Allie Burger EUGENE, Ore.—The University of Oregon is gearing up for another round of renovations, a part of which will be paid for out of students’ pockets. The university announced last week that it will be increasing student fees … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: Julie Foudy on the National Women’s Soccer League

by Allie Burger ESPNw analyst and commentary writer Julie Foudy is a superstar. In her soccer 17-year soccer career, she won two World cups and three Olympic medals. Foudy has more recently moved her talents off the field to her … Continue reading

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Sports Broadcasters on Twitter

by Allie Burger With Twitter’s increasing popularity, it is easy to follow closely the lives and reports of the best female sports broadcasters of today. From live game updates to feature links to personal stories and quirky inner thoughts, Twitter … Continue reading

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Eugene Marathon remains a popular event despite Boston tragedy

by Allie Burger EUGENE, Ore.— Despite the tragedies in the Boston Marathon bombing last week, Eugene Marathon runners are still ready for the race this Sunday. Since 2011, the number of participants in the Eugene Marathon has increased by 500. … Continue reading

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College students support transforming news industry

by Allie Burger EUGENE, Ore.—The younger generation focuses on social media and technological advances, and it’s beginning to show in their ways of consuming news. Last week, a survey conducted by the School of Journalism and Communication at the University … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: Female Sports Broadcasters

By Allie Burger The number of women sportscasters featured on major networks has increased significantly over the last ten years. This blog showcases the talents of the superb women sports broadcasters who have begun to dominate sports television, as well … Continue reading

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Introducing Allie Burger, Broadcast Journalist

Hi, my name is Allie Burger and I am a sophomore at the University of Oregon majoring in journalism and minoring in business administration and Spanish. I strive to be a broadcast journalist working in both the sports and entertainment … Continue reading

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