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The complexity of panic attacks and high anxiety

By Jasmin Jimenez What exactly is an anxiety disorder? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders affect around 40 million adults in the United States. Essentially, that’s roughly 18% of the American population. Stress has … Continue reading

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Not an Oldy, Just a Goody

Small business is sweet independence for Eugene local, Katie Osset. By Jasmin Jimenez Retrieving jars filled with Jelly Bellys or gummy sharks from shelves to then refill those jars or arranging vintage candy on a table to be atheistically pleasing … Continue reading

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Q&A with Trisha Marcy, Eugene’s Crowned Funniest Person

By Jasmin Jimenez I recently conducted an interview, via email, with Trisha Marcy, a well – recognized comedian in Eugene. On April Fool’s Day of this year, Marcy won the Laff Off comedic competition, that features up to twenty comedians, … Continue reading

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University of Oregon Students Upset by Larger Bill Come Fall

New student fees will be activated to support the renovations of both the Student Rec Center and EMU beginning in the fall of 2013. EUGENE, Ore – University of Oregon of students share mixed feelings over $300 increase in tuition … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: Female Comedians and Why They Need to Appear Unnatractive

Being a female in comedy is a tough business to crack. Being attractive and confident as a female comedian makes show business even harder. Why? In Ashley Fetters, a writer for the Atlantic, wrote a fantastic article about comedic women … Continue reading

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Beat blog: They’re witty, they’re famous, and they have two X chromosomes

Have you ever wondered what the genius actresses or female comedians think of in their spare time? One of the best ways to stay connected to your favorite funny ladies and their hysterical thoughts on relationships, being drunk, and friends, … Continue reading

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Eugene Marathon runners stay committed to race day regardless of Boston Marathon bombings

EUGENE, Oregon – Despite the Boston Marathon bombings, Eugene natives interviewed on Tuesday said that they are not concerned about threats to the Eugene Marathon this weekend. The Eugene Marathon, now in its seventh year, will hold a 5k on … Continue reading

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Ducks Get Polled – Jasmin Jimenez

University of Oregon students aren’t completely in the dark about current news EUGENE, Ore – During a survey conducted last week, journalism students at the University of Oregon determined that their peers are aware of current news. During a student … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: The Women of Saturday Night Live

As a 14 year-old kid, I wasn’t exactly what you would call a party animal. While many of my friends preferred going out on weekends with the upperclassmen of my high school, I preferred coming home and watching late night … Continue reading

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Introducing Jasmin Jimenez, Journalism and Advertising Major

Hello big shiny world of blogging, I am Jasmin Jimenez and I am a senior at the University of Oregon. Upon Graduation, like many graduates, I will most likely begin working at the bottom of the advertising or journalism food … Continue reading

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