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Enterprise Assignment

By Benny Harris Riverfront Park in Eugene, Oregon borders the embankment along the Willamette River.  The sound of rushing water echoes throughout.  Every Saturday morning UO’s rugby teams come here to play.  The women’s team plays from 9-11, the men’s … Continue reading

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Enterprise Project Update

By Benny Harris I’ll be taking the 4-6 shorter pieces approach.  I’d like to include the profile (please?).  I’ve interviewed Greg Farrell, the coach for UO Women’s rugby.  I photographed two games on Saturday.  I plan on compiling the interviews … Continue reading

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Profile Assignment

By Benny Harris Duffin looks famished, like he’d much rather devour the pastrami sandwich in front of him than talk to me.  He’s uncomfortable with where to clip the microphone on his grey-down coat.  He clips it to his shirt … Continue reading

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The Rugby Beat…Down.

By Benny Harris   Today I spoke with a rugby coach.  When asked about rugby’s place in the world, esp. the United States.  He said though he’s glad rugby’s, officially, been declared an Olympic sport (and the US team will … Continue reading

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Eugene Voters Aren’t Optimistic

By Benny Harris The voters’ response(s) to Tuesday’s election and Eugene‘s seven measures was one of:  worry, apathy and patience. There seems to be a major political malaise across the city of Eugene, despite whatever side of the fence the … Continue reading

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Benny’s Rugby Beat..Down.

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Benny’s Rugby Beat…Down

This week I interviewed two prominent rugby bloggers:  The first was with Matt Gagger who writes for Aussie rugby site Green and Gold Rugby.  The second was with Kurt Oeler who writes for US rugby site gainline.us. 1.  Who are … Continue reading

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Harlow/Cal Young Residents Love the City, Hate the Meth

When asked why he likes the city of Eugene, Oregon.  Daniel Neustel, a cabinet- builder and 30 year resident says, “I like that we have a major university and a, pretty, decent community college.  I like the college sports atmosphere and just … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Alton Baker Park

By Benny Harris It’s evening on a sunny October day.  The weather seems perfect.  It’s warm but not hot.  The foliage is in full bloom.  The trees are multi-colored.  A cool breeze shimmers through them.  Along the embankment, the Willamette … Continue reading

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Rugby Beat…Down

By Benny Harris Over the week, I posted on my Facebook page about this rugby blog endeavor.  I explained I’m fascinated by the sport but am hardly past deciphering shit from Shinola.  That it would be greatly appreciated if anyone … Continue reading

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