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Oregonic Brew

As the world becomes more invested in creating a green environment, people start thinking organic. Eating organic, growing organic, living organic. It has become a fad almost as people try to better their ways of life. But on commercial scale, … Continue reading

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Northwest Brew Culture

Oregon is fed some of the cleanest, and freshest water in the United States, and luckily home to one of the most lush environment for growing both hops, and grain; two necessary ingredients for beer production.  In 1933 Portland, Oregon … Continue reading

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Strange Brew: Oakshire

The Pacific Northwest has an incredible reputation for its breweries, and has pulled attention from all corners of the country. The water is unbelievable. The hops grow plentifully—and with intense flavors, and with the drive in microbrew culture, artisan beer … Continue reading

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A New Face In the Crowd

For so many people, downtown is a place of excitement—the hub of all action within a city. However for Eugene, the surrounding neighborhoods, such as the Whitaker, and University of Oregon campus areas have started pulling larger crowds that once filled the … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From Your Friend

For many people, integrating into a new community can pose several roadblocks, as well as a lot of hard work. Although that is not always the case, it has taken some people time to create relationships, and develop a sense … Continue reading

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Brewing Up Confidence for Oakshire

I have a great interest in the way fine beer is crafted. Fortunately, I was raised in the Pacific Northwest, where the water is amazing, and hops grow full, and with ease. The art of hand crafting, and mass marketing … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: The Last Interview With Alexander Shulgin

For many college-aged kids, the acts of experimental indulgence become somewhat prominent. Sure this cannot be said about everyone, or even made a fact, however it is a common experience for one to experiment with drugs, alcohol, intimacy, what have … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood Forgotten

The worst part of being a small community within a larger city, is feeling like a scapegoat. For years Eugene has thrived primarily on the population around the University of Oregon campus. From that area acting as a hub, the … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late for Education

I had the opportunity to speak with 20-year-old Trainsong resident, and Fun For All volunteer Michael Bredfield about his feelings regarding local education. Growing up in this area is not always the easiest thing, and for most kids, it is … Continue reading

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Funding Solutions for Failing School Systems

With the economy in such a turn right now, schools are facing some of the most drastic cuts. Unfortunately, these cuts are not just focused in one city across the United States, but in almost all areas. The article I … Continue reading

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