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Feedback: the musical life

By Corinne Mooney You’re a 20-year-old guitarist and are about to audition for a vocal position in a rock band. You’re nervous as hell and not sure your voice is good enough because you’ve only seen yourself as a guitarist, … Continue reading

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From Gondola to Food Cart: Wrapped up in Love

EUGENE, Ore. — Early Tuesday morning, the smell of peanut sauce fills Kesey Square in downtown Eugene. As Eric Thomason’s wife Jessica preps the food cart for the day, he sniffs the air, smiles, and says, “I want to get … Continue reading

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Q&A with Elly Blue from Taking the Lane

Elly Blue is the creator of Taking the Lane, a feminist, cycling zine in Portland. She has been writing about cycling for seven years and is working on getting her first book published, “Pedal, Stretch, Breathe,” about yoga and cycling. … Continue reading

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Revovation fees rising students costs

By Corinne Mooney For the students that use the Rec Center, its being full is common complaint from UO students. “The weight room is always filled, the back room is always filled,” said Sean Williams, a junior in business. “I … Continue reading

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Why It’s Good: Scott Berg on Zines

By Corinne Mooney “[Zines are] Tinkertoys for malcontents. They’re obsessed with obsession. They’re extraordinary and ordinary. They’re about strangeness but since it’s usually happening somewhere else you’re kind of relieved.” – Chip Rowe Zines are fun and quirky publications with … Continue reading

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Zine Beat

Zine is short for “fanzine” and are small, usually DIY books printed and distributed everywhere that’s able. Elly Blue, producer of “Taking the Lane,” said on her website, “A zine is quicker and cheaper to create than a book or … Continue reading

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Hightened Security at Eugene Marathon

By Corinne Mooney EUGENE, Ore.—Security for the Eugene Marathon this weekend is a high priority with the impacts of the Boston Marathon bombing still resonating. With more than 8,500 participants expected to attend, the safety of the runners and bystanders … Continue reading

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News Survey

By Corinne mooney EUGENE, Ore. – On a university campus, students ignore their surroundings and walk by with their faces in their phones. In a survey conducted by UO School of Journalism and Communication students, more students read news on … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: Local Magazines and Self-Publishing

I’m a copy/line editor who wants to help writers get their work sharpened up for publishing. Currently, I’m working with B. William Rockow on his first novel in The Time Totem Trilogy, The Concealed Labyrinth of Dragons & Light; editing … Continue reading

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Introducing Corinne Mooney, Editing Extraordinaire

Using correct and appropriate language is imperative to getting the point across, and even a misplaced apostrophe or misspelling can damage or change a message. Minor errors in texts are blaring to me. I find them distracting, and I’m inspired to … Continue reading

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