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About jennyaffan

Jenny is a senior at the University of Oregon majoring in Journalism with a digital and social media focus. She can be contacted at jennyaffan@gmail.com.

Enterprise: Armed With Yarn

By Jenny Affan There are repercussions to performing graffiti in a public space. Usually graffiti manifested from paint can leave a permanent mark that the public and police may not favor. But what about graffiti crafted from yarn? This type … Continue reading

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Maiya Becker Knits Her Way Into Public Art Scene

By Jenny Affan Three women meet in downtown Eugene at Willamette and Broadway. It’s dusk and the air is brittle with a persistent chill. Darkness starts to swallow the sky above, setting the stage perfectly for their act to take place … Continue reading

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Q&A With Underground Hip-Hop/Rap Blogger: Esau Howard

-Jenny Affan Esau Howard is currently an active blogger for Kevin Nottingham, as well as a few others that he mentions in the Q & A. I had recently commented on a previous editorial he had written. Follow his twitter … Continue reading

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Campus Drivers Sound Off On Upcoming Election And Measure 80

Students who drive to campus express concerns about who could take office and the repercussions of passing Measure 80  By JENNY AFFAN Through the hustle and chaos of midterms, driving students were still able to remember that a presidential election … Continue reading

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“Why’s This So Good?” Beat Blog: Underground Hip-Hop/Rap

-Jenny Affan   I recently came by an article that did a phenomenal job in tying the hip-hop/rap past with the present. It’s always refreshing to remind yourself the history and roots of an entity, such as this music genre, … Continue reading

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Drivers On 13th Avenue Share Complaints

Change comes in all different shapes and sizes. Some thrive on it and others utterly loathe it. The traffic changes and different parking system to take place on 13th avenue from Alder to Kincaid was drastic, and drivers are still … Continue reading

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The Underground Hip-Hop/Rap Twittersphere

-Jenny Affan Finding underground hip-hop/rap Tweeters isn’t the easiest task. There isn’t an exact way to Google it so I had to do a little digging.  Alas, I did find four Twitters that all displayed great content being shared to … Continue reading

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Automobile Transportation Around Eugene

The traffic changes to 13th avenue by campus proved to be daunting when first established. In the pictures above, a person can see the problem with having cars driving through a high pedestrian traffic area. One of the biggest changes … Continue reading

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Underground Hip-Hop/Rap Beat Blog

-Jenny Affan I was first introduced to underground hip hop/rap scene when my cousin, who lives in Seattle, created his own group called Hushd Puppies several years ago.  When I first laid my ears on the songs and sound his … Continue reading

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Introduction: Jenny Affan (J361 MW)

Greetings, everyone! I’m a senior this year majoring in the big “J” and have loved the journey thus far. I’m from a very minuscule town by Salem. A town so small that it didn’t have any stoplights. For me, coming to Eugene … Continue reading

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