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About kadupont

Journalism student at the University of Oregon.

Jefferson Westside- Sidebars

Buying Local benefits not just the consumer To some, buying groceries can be a daunting task. Having to walk up and down aisles of processed food, boxes of food shipped from who knows where and “fresh” produce that may have … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside struggles to become more sustainable

Tessa Barker walks along the streets of the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood and comes across the Amazon Creek. Summer time in Eugene, Oregon, brings the creek, which runs through multiple neighborhoods, to its fullest, but not all of it is water. Trash … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update-The Final Countdown

It’s almost over. The term that is. And as the term dwindles down, the papers start to pile up, the exams start to become relevant and my schedule become filled with time to study and write. I have met with … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update: #2

The past week has been a rollercoaster of events and projects. My other classes have been in full swing, jobs are taking off (especially ASUO, hello budget season), so my work on this assignment has been put on the back … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighborhood Audio Project

Jefferson Westside Neighborhood Soundscape by Randi Brown, Kayne Carpenter and Katherine Du Pont

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Enterprise Update: Number One

This weekend I emailed out two different key groups on sustainability in the Jefferson Westside: Eugene Solutions Team and NLC Committee on Sustainability. Eugene Solutions replied saying that the project disbanded and that they wanted to keep it going, but … Continue reading

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Oregon’s past sets her future

Oregon native finds enjoyment in uncovering the past. By Katherine Du Pont A piece of rotting wood sits on display at an exhibit at the county museum. Bug and weather decay crawl up the side of the log. The etchings … Continue reading

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Trying to find a home in the Jefferson Westside

The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood deals with homeless problem with limited resources. By Katherine Du Pont Homelessness in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood is at a high. Vagrancy around businesses, churches and area parks may not have been a direct threat to the … Continue reading

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Book Stores, Working Off-Campus and International Students

Articles about the cost of higher education have found their way into mainstream media. With President Obama’s new plan for student loans and paying for school, many students who are working to make ends meet might be getting a relief … Continue reading

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The Lane County Historical Museum

Located at the Lane County Fairgrounds, the Lane County Historical Museum offers a unique preservation and interactive look on history. Opened in 1961, the museum expanded its 3000 foot building to include an exhibit hall. The current Lane County Historical … Continue reading

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