Author Archives: Sarah Rough

Support for individuals with brain injuries and mental illness in Eugene

From a very young age Gene Obersinner saw the profound effects of mental illness in members of his family. Being the youngest of nine children Obersinner watched siblings attempt to deal with issues through self-medicating and drug use. Growing up … Continue reading

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The Man About Town

Every weekday at 7:20 a.m. just after the traffic report on 590 KUGN’s morning news show the “Man About Town” comes on and informs listeners of what is happening around Eugene. Minutes later he is gone. Today he mentions, among … Continue reading

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Profile experience, thus far

In all honesty, this profile assignment has been much more stressful than I anticipated. I have had to deal with a lot of unexpected roadblocks and I can’t wait to finish this article. I love writing features and love learning … Continue reading

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Help for the Homeless in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

Residents note that homelessness is an issue within the neighborhood but also praise the efforts that have been made. By Sarah Rough Neighbors and business owners in the Jefferson Westside area consider homelessness an issue throughout the community. Members of … Continue reading

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University of Oregon Alumnis is “The New Now”

Architecture professors and faculty welcome back a former University of Oregon student who is taking the skills and knowledge he learned at the university and transforming the traditional ways of design. University of Oregon alumnus Thomas Kosbau returned to the … Continue reading

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JWN Landing Page

Jefferson Westside may have a lot of beautiful homes but the neighborhood is anything but just residential. Shops, resturants, medical offices and churches line the streets of this neighborhood. Auto Repair & Service: Autohaus German Auto Service (Located at 1502 … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighborhood Brings Positive Changes East

Jefferson Westside neighbors agree that the community is transforming and moving Eugene in a positive direction, but would welcome more change. The Jefferson Westside neighborhood extends west from the edge of downtown on 13th and Willamette to 18th and Chambers … Continue reading

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Surveying Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood is located about nine blocks west of the University of Oregon campus.  We hopped on bus number 76 and within a few minutes we had reached our destination. The bus dropped us off in front of … Continue reading

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Sarah Rough

Sarah is a junior at the University of Oregon studying Journalism and Digital Arts.  With a passion for helping others and exploring, she one day hopes to pursue her dreams by traveling the world, volunteering her time, and sharing the … Continue reading

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