Author Archives: Emma Salo

Trainsong Takes a Dim View of Elections

By Emma Salo Trainsong residents and employees take a dim view on the November 2nd election.  They agree that the election won’t change anything in politics or their community. “It’s gonna be the same,” says Debra Rowe, an employee at … Continue reading

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Movie Tweets

By Emma Salo Chris Hlas is a math professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and posts quick movie reviews on Twitter at @chrishlas. Film Slate Magazine reviews movies, talks about making films, and covers film festivals and tweets @FilmSlateMag … Continue reading

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Q&A with Zach Oat

Zach Oat is a movie critic and editor for Television Without Pity and used to edit for ToyFare Magazine. He blogs at Buster of Chops. Q&A Q: How long have you been a movie critic? A: I’ve been writing movie reviews … Continue reading

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Trainsong is a Great Neighborhood

By Emma Salo Trainsong is a nice neighborhood, agree Trainsong residents and workers. It has its problems, but is overall a nice place to live and work. “It’s quiet and out of the way,” says Nick Keffer – the head … Continue reading

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Four Minutes Slow

By Emma Salo A clock, which is four minutes slow, ticks away.  Country music murmurs over the speakers, loud enough to hear, but not loud enough to sing along to unless the words are already known.  Red and brown swirled … Continue reading

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Jackass 3D Upsets The Social Network’s Box Office Reign

By Emma Salo The Social Network’s reign over the box office was upset this weekend by the premier of Jackass 3D, which earned $53 million – over twice the amount of money The Social Network earned its opening weekend. Jackass … Continue reading

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Trainsong Sentiment About Measures 73 and 76

By Emma Salo In Trainsong, Eugene, residents agree that Measure 73 should pass, however they disagree about Measure 76. Measure 73 would increase sentences for repeat sex offenders. Also, people convicted of driving under the influence for a third time … Continue reading

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Movies

Every year millions of dollars are put into making all different kinds of movies – from blood filled horror movies to romantic comedies filled with misunderstandings. For my beat, I have chosen to follow movies. There are several sources I … Continue reading

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Trainsong

By Emma Salo Trainsong is one of those places that breathes character.  Birds sing on telephone wires while the smell of tar floats up from the pavement by the railroad tracks.  Broken down and rusting cars litter driveways and the … Continue reading

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Talk to your Professors

By Emma Salo The 2010/11 school year opens as does every other: with hundreds of freshman flocking to college campuses to pursue dreams of higher education, independence, and parties.  Despite their excitement, many are filled with trepidation for the new … Continue reading

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