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Amazon Neighborhood is healthy and proactive

The Amazon Neighborhood in Eugene is all about sustainability, says Neighborhood Association co-chair Randy Prince. Stretching from 24th to 30th street, the Amazon Neighborhood is proactive about little use of cars, more use of bikes, and growing their own gardens … Continue reading

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Media covers the first couple in a positive light

Lately, I have noticed that the media has been writing stories and taking pictures with Barak and Michelle Obama showing affection toward one another and also doing “everyday things”. I think it’s great. Unlike many First Couples in the past, … Continue reading

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The Beanery

The car screeches up into the lonely parking spot, conveniently placed in front of Eugene’s “Boardgame” store. “Dungeons and Dragons” and “Apples to Apples” stare out the window, as the neighboring shop’s door swings open. A whiff of cinnamon rolls … Continue reading

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The impact of photojournalism

When I look at a story, the first thing I look at is the photo, and then the headline. Unlike a story or an article, a picture can tell at least a thousand words…in a split second. Photojournalism has always … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighborhood: Friendly Mr. Prince

Today, I called Randy Prince, the Co-Chair of the Amazon Neighborhood Association, and met with him this evening. For starters, I borrowed my friends car, and almost crashed it. Secondly, I had to meet him at his house. Oh, the … Continue reading

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Twitter can be helpful to journalists

Twitter has burst into the social media world online, and is continuing to become a part of journalism. But, is Twitter good or bad for journalists and publishing companies? Twitter could potentially be a very good source to journalists—if they … Continue reading

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Eugene’s “Amazon”

It was the perfect day to take a drive down Patterson street in Eugene. The leaves were crackling, the trees were vivid oranges, reds, and yellows, and the air was crisp; you could smell that Autumn was here. As we … Continue reading

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Obama calls out Fox News

This last Thursday, Time.com released an article about the Obama Administration calling out Fox News. I completely agree with the fact that Fox News is over the top and really needs to get their facts straight. I feel that for … Continue reading

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Let’s keep those good ol’ journalistic standards

America hates to admit it, but the classic form of journalism is dying. Over the past couple of years online journalism has exploded, leaving forms of journalism such as newspapers and magazines in the dust. Newspapers are going bankrupt and … Continue reading

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Introduction

Hello everyone! My name is Grace. I’m (obviously) a journalism major at the UofO. I am a junior. I am from Lake Oswego, Oregon. My goals in this class are to learn how to become more of an investigative journalist. … Continue reading

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