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Finding the Proper Home

In 2004 – nearly a decade ago, a small group of skaters sharing a common dream came together, writing a petition in efforts to bring another “world-class” skatepark to the state of Oregon. Now formally known as SES (Skaters for … Continue reading

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Ryan Fisher’s Reason for Riding

Before the morning haze is lifted and the dew on fallen leaves has dried, you may find him blazing down the bike lane of 13th Street. Rain or shine, he’ll be out there most mornings. It’s tough to miss the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Deadline to Vote in 2012 Elections

Voters of Eugene hurry to mail in their ballot before the deadline by BRANDON SANDBERG By now, people in Eugene have received their mail-in ballots for the upcoming 2012 presidential and local elections. The only thing left to do now … Continue reading

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Eugene’s Problem with Skaters

Atlas, the weekend came. Unfortunately, so did the rain, making it tougher than usual to find skaters at the skate park. Thankfully, my patience played out well. Sunday showed just enough sunlight to entice skaters to grab their decks, buckle … Continue reading

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Skating on 13th Street

As students, faculty and pedestrians make their way down 13th street towards the University of Oregon, it is visible what methods of transportation are popular (and unpopular) in Eugene. Around noon on Friday, October 12, I observed the traffic on … Continue reading

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Current Events in the World of Skateboarding

The skateboarding industry has so many different companies, teams and styles of riding that the range of blogs and twitter accounts currently out there are endless. Here are a few twitter accounts that I found best covered skateboarding as an … Continue reading

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Skating Beat

For decades, skating (skateboarding in particular) has been a sport that many participate in, but few accept socially. Unfortunately for the community and riders alike, skateboarding, undeniably, comes with certain negative connotations. Associations with drugs, alcohol, vandalism, and many more … Continue reading

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Automobiles in Eugene

As students at the University of Oregon enter their second week of classes, the city of Eugene begins to show it’s true colors. Yes, the leaves on the trees are changing colors. Yes, the Ducks continue their NCAA Football winning … Continue reading

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