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About pchung91

I am a Journalism major at the University of Oregon, and I aspire to be a Sports Journalist sometime in the near future. That being said, I love to write, as well as read in my spare time.

Make it Personal

More personal articles about athletes have been swarming the entrance-ways of mainstream media. Now, it isn’t only about athletes and the sports they play. It’s more about athletes as people, and there are many articles that express this. Jerome Harrison … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Elementary School Vanishes

It’s almost heartbreaking, really. When asked to look for and report on schools in the Whiteaker neighborhood, one could only find one: Whiteaker Elementary School. However, now, that one has disappeared. The only educational facility in Whiteaker has now closed, … Continue reading

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Q & A with Boston Herald’s Ian Rapoport

Ian Rapoport is a New England Patriots beat reporter, who has been with the Boston Herald for about 2 and a half years. Before the Herald, Rapoport covered coach Nick Saban and Alabama for The Birmingham News. He has also … Continue reading

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I Spy… (Neighborhood Post)

Where to go, where to go. The breeze was cool, yet the sun was still shining. It seemed like almost every other day in Whiteaker, and the wind must have led people to a place that satisfied one’s taste buds; … Continue reading

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A World of Football (Blog Post #2)

We live in a world in which sports are potentially a huge part of our everyday lives. With that being said, we also live in a world where technology gives us the ability to be up-to-date with the sports that … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Beat Blog Post #2

What is a unique neighborhood? “What would you like to change most about Whiteaker?” My group, Aaron English and Paul Keifer, asked a man this as he walked his dog. Duke Kanoaku, the man, replied with: “the weather.” This started … Continue reading

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A Liberal Bias – News Story

Petra Chung 10/4/2011 J 361 NEWS STORY PIECE             Reporting surveys show that students at the University of Oregon potentially find the news very difficult to believe, arguing that it is biased, favoring, mostly, the Liberal party.           Elisabeth Padjen, sophomore … Continue reading

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All Things Football

It’s the sound of a whistle being blown, as a red challenge flag is being thrown. It’s the sound of the crowd cheering, as men in uniforms run onto a grass field. It’s the smell of those hotdogs and pretty … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Neighborhood Tour

1. A street sign signaling the Blair Boulevard Historic District. 2. A flyer-covered telephone pole outside Sam Bond’s Garage. 3. Close-up of Sam Bond’s Garage. 4. In the heart of the Whiteaker, a house hangs an anti-war banner. 5. Local … Continue reading

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Petra Chung’s Blog Intro

Hello world! My name is Petra Chung. I am a Journalism major at the University of Oregon, and I am also an aspiring Sports Journalist. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica. However, I grew up in southern California, and soon … Continue reading

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