Author Archives: Shelby Hawkinson

Enterprise: Transportation in Oregon

Oregon leads the way for public transportation’s ascent into a “greener” future University of Oregon senior Annah Kennedy never took public transit until she came to school in Eugene in the fall of 2009. Now, she takes the Lane Transit … Continue reading

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Travel beat: Q&A with Spud Hilton

Spud Hilton is the Travel Editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. Q: Describe travel journalism in your own opinion. A: Travel journalism covers a broad range of types of articles: narrative destination stories, consumer aid pieces, services pieces, travel essays. … Continue reading

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Leaving a legacy

by Shelby Hawkinson The church was packed and people overflowed into the street the day of Greg Evans’ father’s funeral. Even at the age of four, Evans remembers that day and the feelings and emotions surrounding his father vividly. “When … Continue reading

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Midterm post

Eugene: Not entirely liberal this fall With Elections soon approaching, public transit patrons share their varying opinions on current politics, both national and local By SHELBY HAWKINSON Eugene, Ore. – With Election Day merely weeks away, political candidates, measures, and … Continue reading

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Why’s This So Good? – Ingrid K. Williams “36 Hours in Modena, Italy”

Travel pieces have variety. Some might brush the mere surface of a city, destination, or place. Some dive deep beneath its surface to find what the Internet couldn’t tell you. Ingrid K. Williams’ “36 Hours in Modena, Italy”, which appeared this … Continue reading

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Public Transit story – EmX Walnut Station

Eugene residents ducked out of the rain momentarily on Sunday morning to hop on one of the city’s most frequented forms of public transportation. The Walnut Station, located on the intersection of Walnut Street & Franklin Boulevard, is a buzzing … Continue reading

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Tweeting Travel Journalists

Hooray! There is an entire category dedicated to travel on Twitter! While many are travel writers for specific publications, there was quite a large presence of freelance travel journalists. I don’t exactly like the word “freelance”, or at least the … Continue reading

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Travel Beat

I have decided my beat will focus on travel and the news surrounding world travel from the American perspective. I want to find out how and where the average American citizen finds news and resources surrounding world travel. Understanding that world travel … Continue reading

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