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21st century immigrants

  Immigrants in the 21st century come to the United States for similar reasons colonial immigrants came: in hopes of finding better life for them and their children. There are options in the US. The quality of life is typically … Continue reading

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Technology = detachment?

  Our society is gradually becoming more attached to technology. I am prone to believe our society is also becoming more detached from their surroundings. Look around at all the people on the University of Oregon campus who are wearing … Continue reading

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Kids force sacrifices

Friends and family lend each other a hand when they can. Help comes in all different forms, depending on the demand. Olympia cooks for her family, sends money to her 23 year-old-son in Guatemala, and covers for a her friend … Continue reading

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Life where your every step is known

  Should be we afraid of the lack of privacy? I guess that depends on what you have to hide. The digital world enables a technological savvy person to find out information about you. They can track your web use … Continue reading

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Employed residents?

The Whit. It’s difficult to understand where exactly the Whit stands economically. Residents are artist, nonconformist and live by the seed of their pants. Steve Lewis, resident of 20 years, works hard during the summer in order to drink beers … Continue reading

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Most diverse neighborhood?

  The “Whit” as pastor Daniel said is its own unique community. It’s a neighborhood you take your out-of-town friends too. “Whiteaker is an idea. It has its own culture going on,” said recently settled down Jeremy Michael ‘John’ Mueller. … Continue reading

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Ties to society

Lets talk about the power of released information. The Internet allows us to access an array of information. Rumors and falsehoods spread quickly. As more people in condensed areas obtain smart phones the faster information will spread. Internet access points … Continue reading

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The Whit has an Interesting Energy.

It’s a place where haggard whites and Mexicans mix. The most interesting occurrence I saw was the interactions between a few high school boys. They were about 15. Two Hispanic looking kids and a home breed Oregonian. There interactions where … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker district.

It’s a different part of town then the rest of Eugene. Sure there might be other neighborhoods that incorporate some of the same aspects. The houses are distinct. Not for the architecture, but for the front yards and color schemes. … Continue reading

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The State of Journalism

It’s an exciting time to be a journalist. The industry is undergoing major changes. Working professionals are being forced to learn new things. Experience aside, students are at competitive level to working professionals. Without a doubt, journalists who have been … Continue reading

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