Author Archives: Paige

Media Analysis: Disaster at the 2010 Winter Olympics

I always enjoy watching the Winter Olympics, but this year has already been marred by tragedy after a male luger from the Soviet Republic of Georgia was fatally injured while practicing. While watching the news I heard them mention the … Continue reading

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Friendly Attitudes Ease Impact of Recession

The state of the economy hasn’t seriously affected citizens and businesses in Friendly neighborhood. By Kayla Anchell A survey conducted Tuesday and Wednesday by University of Oregon reporting students found that although the economy is in a weakened state, residents … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Blog: FAN Board Meeting

Washington Park Cottage was completely empty until about ten minutes before 7 p.m. when a group of three people walked to the door of the small building. Susie, Chelsea and I were greeted by Amy Henne, who is the Secretary … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Palin 2012

It seems so far away now, but in a couple years another election will be upon us; is the United States ready for Sarah Palin the sequel? In a New York Time’s article, Palin said that it was possible that … Continue reading

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Mochi, Pocky, and Pigs Feet at Sunrise

In Friendly neighborhood, a number of citizens have commented on how they enjoy the local Capella Market. However, there is a less known local market tucked away on 29th street between Willamette and Olive. I nearly passed it as I … Continue reading

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Spying at Turtles

Location: Turtles Bar And Grill Time: 5:20 5:26 It’s picking up at the restaurant because it’s around dinner time. To my right are two tables with two older women at each table. To my left and slightly behind me is … Continue reading

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Web Hackers

The Internet has become a powerful medium for distributing news, communicating with friends and for companies and corporations to operate business. Twitter and Facebook have become staples for communication in everyday life. The guest speaker from KVAL was another example … Continue reading

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Tsunami Books

During our last neighborhood assignment we interviewed an employee at Capella Market who said that one of his favorite places in Friendly neighborhood was Tsunami Books, so I decided to have a look for myself today. The outside of the … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Jersey Shore

MTV’s hit reality show “Jersey Shore” follows the lives of eight self-proclaimed “guidos” during their summer in a beach house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  Even though many people loved the tanning-addicted Italians with their thick accents and ridiculous names … Continue reading

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Friendly Faces

It was a beautiful day for an outdoor assignment and we started off on Willamette Street. The first local Friendlian we came across was Connor Sullivan, who works at Capella Market in the deli section. Connor lives on Crest Drive … Continue reading

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