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The End of an Era: High School Graduation Ceremonies

By Mackenzie Henshaw The notes of “Pomp and Circumstance” fill the auditorium as Aaron Davidson walks across the stage in his black cap and gown at the Alta High School graduation ceremony to receive the diploma that marks the end … Continue reading

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Profile: The Mom of Mom’s Pies

A slice of the life of Bertha Nyseth, baker at Mom’s Pies in Eugene. By Mackenzie Henshaw Inside the white exterior of Mom’s Pies in downtown Eugene, a petite woman with short white hair and a big smile hunches over … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ashley Oerman, women’s health and lifestyle writer

By Mackenzie Henshaw I recently conducted an e-mail interview with Ashley Oerman, a freelance women’s health and lifestyle writer who runs her own blog called “Fit, Fab, Fearless.” With work experience at magazine’s like Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and TheBlush.com, Oerman … Continue reading

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University students react to the increases in fees

By Mackenzie Henshaw Increased fees for campus renovations cause students to consider the impact it will have on their wallets and their campus life. EUGENE, Ore.—University of Oregon students will witness a spike in total fees intended to cover campus … Continue reading

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“Why is this so good?:” Lisa Firestone writes about women’s body image

As I was looking up articles written about women’s health and lifestyle topics, I continually came across short, list-like articles giving the top exercises or quick tips on diet or fashion. They were short and attention grabbing, but without much … Continue reading

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Top Women’s Health and Lifestyle Tweets

With summer on the horizon, many Twitter accounts have been ramping up their tweets about helpful health, fitness and general wellness information for women. There are several sources of information for this topic on Twitter and many boast great information, … Continue reading

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Safety awareness increases for upcoming Eugene Marathon

By Mackenzie Henshaw EUGENE, Ore.—After the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, the City of Eugene show a heightened sense of security awareness about Sunday’s Eugene Marathon. According to the Register Guard, “More than 8,500 runners are expected to participate.” … Continue reading

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Survey shows the internet is most popular outlet for news consumption

A survey of University of Oregon students reports that news organizations must keep an online presence in order to reach college students By Mackenzie Henshaw EUGENE, Ore—A recent survey conducted at the University of Oregon shows that students consume their … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: The World of Women’s Health and Lifestyle Writers

I have always been interested in women’s health and lifestyle stories because they are stories that are applicable to my own life. When I scan a magazine rack, my eyes are drawn to magazines that give tips and advice on … Continue reading

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Introducing Mackenzie Henshaw

Hello, my name is Mackenzie Henshaw. I am a sophomore journalism student at the University of Oregon with a focus in magazine and layout design. I am looking to work in the design department of a women’s fitness or lifestyle … Continue reading

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