Author Archives: Ryan Buckley

About Ryan Buckley

I am a senior journalism student at the UO and am dreading graduation at the end of this year. I was born in New Jersey but spent most of my life in California. I am the oldest of three kids and I enjoy reading, doing anything exercise-related and watching corny horror movies. Ideally I would like to be involved in sports media in some capacity when I get into the professional world.

Jeri Stark: Eugene’s Unspoken Champion

On a crisp November morning, the Wandering Goat Coffee Company is filled with the usual downtown Eugene characters: dreadlocked punk rockers, aging hipsters in various tie-dyed attire and the occasional Birkenstock-laden environmentalists. They come pouring in from the cold armed … Continue reading

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Electile Dysfunction: West Eugene’s Varied Politics

As the troubles of slow economic recovery and disintegrating war efforts continue hamper the country, this year’s elections have featured a strong element of partisanship between the promises of the Obama Democrats and the criticisms of the re-emerging GOP.  The … Continue reading

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A Timeout on the Fern Ridge Bike Path

Running parallel to busy West 11th Avenue, the Fern Ridge Bike Path snakes its way through West Eugene all the way out to the marshlands. On one side of the bike path was an apartment complex with grey buildings surrounded … Continue reading

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UFC 120 KO Of The Night

http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/blog/cagewriter/post/UFC-120-KO-of-the-Night-Condit-s-left-hook-quie?urn=mma-277448#remaining-content This story was written by Yahoo! Sports MMA writer Steve Cofield under his blog, Cagewriter. The topic for this post is the result of a fight between Dan Hardy of U.K. and Carlos Condit of the United States at … Continue reading

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West Eugene Measures The Issues

With the November 2 elections less than two weeks away, the citizens of Oregon have some significant  choices to make very soon, not only about who will lead the state, but also on some key ethical dilemmas. Reporting1Blog took to … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Beat Blog

For my beat, I have chosen to monitor the world’s fastest-growing sport, mixed martial arts. Essentially, it involves no-holds-barred fighting in which participants are not limited in the techniques they can employ, i.e. one can use wrestling moves, or boxing … Continue reading

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Adventures in West Eugene

By Ryan Buckley Today my group hit the pavement in our beat neighborhood, West Eugene to see some of the sights in this area of town. West Eugene is home to an extensive wetlands nature preserve that is featured in … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Advice Story

Veteran Students Offer Tips to Rookies                     by Ryan Buckley For anyone who hasn’t been within 10 miles of the University in the past week, the freshman class of 2010 has arrived. Roadways and dorm halls all over campus have been … Continue reading

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Ryan Buckley Intro

Hi I’m Ryan, I am a senior journalism student at the UO and am dreading graduation at the end of this year. I was born in New Jersey but spent most of my life in California. I am the oldest … Continue reading

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