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About pmeyers6

I am a journalism student at the University of Oregon.

Patrick Meyers Sidebar 1

The Oregon Department of Transportation is reaching out to the community through new media.  For the construction project next to Laurel Hill, ODOT has created a blog for the project.  “Willamette River Bridge Project” is the official name for the … Continue reading

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Patrick Meyers Sidebar 2

The Oregon Department of Transportation has had plans for the project available for the public online.  ODOT put together a presentation about the project and is available to download or view on the website.  The presentation showed many manipulated images … Continue reading

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Construction Calls for Community Involvement

By Patrick Meyers It is a nice morning in Laurel Hill, the birds are chirping, the sun is just coming up, coffee is brewing and the jackhammer starts to grind into the concrete.  Most mornings start like this for many … Continue reading

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Experience the Enterprise

By Patrick Meyers Laurel Hill is not known for being a loud and unsightly neighborhood and residents would agree, but residents would also agree that the long-term construction negatively affects the neighborhood.  When residents were asked about what they thought about the neighborhood, there was nothing but good things to say … Continue reading

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Jefferson’s Cornucopia has a Cornucopia of Food and Drinks

By Patrick Meyers Cornucopia is a restaurant that is located in the West Jefferson neighborhood and has been for eleven years.  Cornucopia has a nice and relaxing neighborhood vibe that lets people come and enjoy themselves. Being famously known for … Continue reading

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Oregon Alumni Owns Pizza Parlor

Patio of Roaring Rapids Pizza Company By Patrick Meyers Garry Weber is an active citizen of Eugene and has contributed to community by owning and operating a family friendly pizza restaurant.  Weber graduated from the University of Oregon and now … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Assignment Week 6: Profile Prospect

By Patrick Meyers Laurel Hill does not have many businesses, but across I-5 there is a family style pizza parlor.  According to the Roaring Rapids Pizza website, “Roaring Rapids Pizza Company is the area’s most unique and fun family dining destination.”  Roaring Rapids is located right on … Continue reading

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Media Analysis Patrick Meyers

Oregon’s Governor is Great By Patrick Meyers             One problem with man profiles is that they usually put people in their best light and do not say or tell about who a person really is.  On Oregon’s Governor, Ted  Kulongoski’s website his profile … Continue reading

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Patrick Meyers: Two Good Things, but One Major Problem in Laurel Hill

Two Good Things, but One Major Problem in Laurel Hill By Patrick Meyers Residents of Laurel Hill have plenty to say when asked about why they like the neighborhood and only one thing seemed to really come up when asked … Continue reading

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Patrick Meyers: Laurel Hill is Extremely Cohesive

Laurel Hill Loves the Neighborhood By Patrick Meyers Laurel Hill appears to be a very cohesive community and residents would agree.  Laurel Hill may be secluded from the main Eugene area, but according to residents interviewed the neighborhood has a … Continue reading

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