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About bouchat

I am a blogger specializing in investigative reporting and editorial commentary. Currently a junior at the University of Oregon, I am majoring in journalism and Japanese.

Cream, Sugar, Twitter

Twitter was built for caffeine-fiends. It’s an energetic social network, and coffee-drinkers are nothing if not energetic. The coffee community has carved out its own corner of the Twitter universe, consisting mainly of coffee businesses, coffee bloggers and the average Joe … Continue reading

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Friendly Area Neighborhood – A Family Place

Washington City Park is swarming with children. Soccer season has begun again, and parents line the field’s perimeter and cheer. On the other side of the field, toddlers play with a plastic truck in a sandbox. The park bustles with … Continue reading

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Beat Blog – For the Coffee-Lover in You

It’s 6:30 a.m., and the only reason you’re up is because some idiot set your alarm for this ungodly hour. Then you recall. Oh yes, you have responsibilities. Duties, commitments, plans. But there is a small flicker of hope in … Continue reading

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A Rainy Morning Walk Through Friendly Area Neighborhood

On a raining Wednesday morning, Friendly Area Neighborhood is anything but. It’s 8 a.m., and the street stretching east from 18th and Chambers is covered in mud. Most of the businesses I pass are still closed. But with an umbrella … Continue reading

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Bouchat Blog Intro

Hey there! My name is Sydney Bouchat, but most people just call me Sam. I am a junior at the University of Oregon majoring in journalism and Japanese. I currently blog for Flux Magazine, write for Ethos Magazine and I … Continue reading

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