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Increase In College Students Helps Downtown Flourish

By: Alex Altman Eugene, ORE. – The city of Eugene has been working on improving their downtown area for the past few years, and college students have something to do with that. With an increasing number of students coming to … Continue reading

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Aubree Ridge: Bartender at The Barn Light

By: Alex Altman EUGENE, Ore. –  As you walk into the lively atmosphere of downtown Eugene, you may come across an establishment that gives off an inviting vibe. Oldies rock plays at a reasonable volume as the music floods into … Continue reading

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Q&A with New England Sports Journalist Zack Cox

AA: Where did you grow up? Go to college? ZC: I grew up in Wrentham, Mass., and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2012. AA: When/what made you realize that you wanted to work in sports journalism as … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Your News Downtown Eugene?

By: Alex Altman EUGENE, Ore. – According to a survey last Thursday, the people of downtown Eugene seem to prefer to obtain their news online. There are many different ways of getting news in today’s world, and from workers to … Continue reading

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Red Sox Blog: Why’s This So Good?

By Alex Altman The Boston Red Sox finished their 2012 season with a dismal 69-93 record.  They finished last in the American League East where they usually finish towards the top and make a push for the playoffs.  The following … Continue reading

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Slice It

By: Alex Altman      A slice of downtown Eugene can come in the shape of a pizza. On a typical spring day in Eugene, a mix of rain and sunshine covered the downtown Eugene sidewalk. With few people outside in … Continue reading

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Red Sox Beat Tweets

By: Alex Altman   A major league baseball team is going to have a lot of people and organizations that tweet about them.  The Boston Red Sox are no exception, and my five favorite Red Sox tweeters are as follows: … Continue reading

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Who Hangs Out In Downtown Eugene?

By: Alex Altman EUGENE, Ore. –  Downtown Eugene has a plethora of activities to take part in during the warm weeks of April.  You may see people selling street art, eating local foods or even enjoying an evening stroll. People … Continue reading

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Beat Report on the Boston Red Sox

By Alex Altman I was raised in a household where sports ruled supreme. Playing and watching sports consumed my entire childhood and I knew as a kid that I wanted to do something with sports for my career.  Marblehead, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene is Lively and Thriving

By Alex Altman   EUGENE, Ore. – With the sun bouncing off the sidewalk of Willamette Street, downtown Eugene was lively.  The area was somewhat busy as mass amounts of people were enjoying the rare sunshine.   Various street vendors … Continue reading

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