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Changing Perspectives on Reading

By: Caitlin Taylor Cindy Hinton sits at her desk and scours the numbers of the results of the at home reading program she created for Bertha Holt Elementary School. She adds up numbers and double checks them. Only 50-percent of … Continue reading

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Sharri Da Silva aims to help “vulnerable people”

By: Caitlin Taylor Sharri da Silva sits in her office chair and reaches for her coffee, “I’m just trying to wake myself up,” she says. It’s a Monday morning and Da Silva is preparing for another busy day. On shelves … Continue reading

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Q&A with A&E Editor Jillian Cohan Martin

I recently did a Q&A with Jillian Cohan Martin who is the Arts and Entertainment editor for the Oregonian. I hope to go into pop culture writing one day so I really enjoyed learning from her! Q: How long have … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions from Springfield

  Gateway Mall, Springfield, OR.Photo by: Victor Flores   Lincoln and Silver Linings Playbook appear to be favorites at this years awards.  By: Caitlin Taylor It’s officially “Awards Season” as dubbed by the media. The grande finale to the season packed … Continue reading

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Spying in Springfield (Gateway)

It’s 11:39 a.m. and jazz music is playing in the background but the sound is muffled. The constant “shhh” sounds coming from the steaming espresso machine mixed with the baristas taking orders overwhelms the elevator-like tones being emitted through the … Continue reading

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Pop culture feature: why is this so good?

By: Caitlin Taylor As I mentioned last week, one of my main news sources for all kinds of news is the Huffington Post, both their Twitter and actual news site. So, when it came time to find a good feature … Continue reading

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Gateway Area: A work in process

By: Caitlin Taylor Springfield, Ore.— Traffic streams through the intersections of the Gateway neighborhood in Springfield. Pulling into the Gateway Marketplace on the edge of the area, the word “unfinished” comes to mind. There are a fair number of businesses … Continue reading

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Gateway Neighborhood — Gateway Mall

In the Gateway area, the highest traffic seems to be over at the Gateway Mall. Here’s a look at the restaurants, stores and entertainment services that can be found in the mall. Dining: (Exterior of the mall) Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & … Continue reading

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Twitter and Pop Culture

It seems like everyone is tweeting about pop culture these days. One quick look on my Twitter feed and I find everyone’s reaction to last nights episode of the Bachelor and their opinions on Beyoncé’s alleged lip sync at President Obamas inauguration. … Continue reading

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Neighborhood: Gateway

Today, some fellow classmates and I explored the Gateway area of Springfield. Below are some of the places we found to be the most intriguing. By: Caitlin Taylor

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