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Are We at Disneyland Yet?

By Elizabeth McNamara “I don’t want the public to see the world they live in while they’re in the Park. I want them to feel they’re in another world.”                       … Continue reading

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The Art of Being a Florist

By Elizabeth McNamara Starting with a base of green to help keep the shape of the flowers, Ashley Sandifer grabs light green hydrangeas to begin the assortment. She picks some light pink tulips and puts together a bouquet. She places the … Continue reading

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University of Oregon’s Climbing Fees for Renovations May Affect Students

By Elizabeth McNamara EUGENE, Ore—Fees at the University of Oregon will begin climbing in fall 2013, which may alter some students’ ability to pay for their education. This fall, school fees are expected to increase more than $300 per year to … Continue reading

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Why it’s so Good: Inspiring Design, Inspiring Writing

By Elizabeth McNamara People may believe that writing about home and home decorating mostly consists of “how-to” sections and ideas for the home. Home sections of magazines also has a great deal of design. Architectural Digest is more than a … Continue reading

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Expert Decorators to Follow on Twitter

By Elizabeth McNamara Twitter has many users who pretend to know what they are talking about, which is why finding people who share inspiring links, engage in conversation, and spread their knowledge are hard to come by. A lot of … Continue reading

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Excitement has not Diminished for the Eugene Marathon

By Elizabeth McNamara EUGENE, Ore.- The Boston Marathon bombing has not feared residents of Eugene for the Eugene Marathon this Sunday. Pete Peterson, who has worked at The Red Roster barbershop for more than 40 years, said, “I do not … Continue reading

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How College Students Gather News

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Beat: It All Begins with Home and Decorating

By Elizabeth McNamara Decorating can be exciting for some while draining for others. One reason why people do not want to move or update their home is because it requires redecorating, which can end up being more stressful than fun. … Continue reading

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Introducing Elizabeth McNamara, Creative

Hello. My name is Elizabeth McNamara and I am a training professional at the University of Oregon studying journalism and advertising. After graduation, I will be working towards becoming an Art Director for either an agency or makeup company. I … Continue reading

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