Author Archives: rcooper3

About rcooper3

Journalism student at the University of Oregon.

Nobody is Alone in the Jefferson Westside

How the homeless survive in the Jefferson Westside They rummage through dumpsters looking for their next meal. They stand like statues on the side of roads holding cardboard signs that ask for change. Sometimes they even knock on neighborly doors … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update!

I have fallen a little behind on the progress of my enterprise story. Some of you may or may not know that I have decided to write a story on the homeless issue in the Jefferson Westside, and who these … Continue reading

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Bouncing to Get By

You may remember his face as the person who checks your ID at Horsehead bar,  but if you are familiar with the Eugene local art scene you know that there is more to him than “can I see your ID.” … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Brings More Stress to Single College Students

As a habitual single college student, the last thing you want to be reminded of is that you are alone. The bright red balloons lingering in grocery stores, the vibrant flower stand on the street corner, and the heart shaped … Continue reading

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Homeless Set Up Camp in Jefferson Westside

There are many issues that Jefferson Westside faces as a community, and most would agree that the issue of homelessness is one of them. Homeless people are in the restaurants asking for food, on the side walks begging for change, … Continue reading

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Looking for Love in the Wrong Places

Dating in college is a concept in life that needs to be tackled all on its own. When Friday comes after a long week of slaving over papers and reading tedious text books, the common single college student desires to … Continue reading

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Writers Reporting College Life Madness

College Guide to Dating writes a how to blog for mainly straight college males students on how to become more appealing to women at http://collegeguidetodating.com/blog/2009/06/20/forever-21/. ABCnews on Campus is a site with several groups of journalism students from around the nation … Continue reading

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College Life and Dating Around the World

Brittany comments frequently on her survival of college life. Which involves homework, dating life, other peoples dating life, bands/groups she is currently listening to, what a Friday night is going to look like, and much much more! Victoria is a … Continue reading

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Lunch Time in the Jefferson Westside

Monday February 7th, around 1 p.m., in the Jefferson Westside.

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The Blossoming Westside

Eugene, Ore.-  Jefferson West Side is full of  artsy boutiques, vegan restaurants, and small bakeries that attract people from other neighborhoods of Eugene to this part of town. For former Jefferson West Side resident, Corey Underwood, “the community has blossomed into … Continue reading

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