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About sweetsaltd

Hi! I am currently a senior at the University of Oregon majoring in the Journalism fields of Electronic Media and Magazine. Though I have never had a blog of my own, I have a passion for writing and can see this medium of communication as being right down my alley.

Journalists Killed In The Line of Duty: A Real Look Inside Investigative Journalism

There are many dangerous jobs in the world, among them the job of an investigative journalist. “Journalists Killed In The Line of Duty“, a feature film, tells the story of journalists who sacrificed their safety and exposed themselves to risk … Continue reading

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A Media Hoax?

The media has recently been bombarded with another publicity scheme, another pointless issue that has become exaggerated and has resulted in a story with supposed importance that does not measure up. ‘White House crashers went without confirmed invitation‘, ‘Who are … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Farmer’s Shoes

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Planning and Prevention: Substance Abuse in Eugene Oregon

For many, alcohol and drug use are a prevalent part of living in Eugene, Oregon. For college students whose weekends begin on Wednesday night and end Sunday afternoon, where the purpose is to party and the trend is to get … Continue reading

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Cal Young: Home Away From Home

As the neighborhood group assigned to Cal Young has discovered, Cal Young has much to offer. The neighborhood has become my home away from home for the past year since I began working at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro in the … Continue reading

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Homes for the Homeless

Public drunkenness and other crimes downtown have risen 25 percent since 2008, according to the City of Eugene Crime Statistics. Mayor Kitty Piercy and the City Council need to take action in order to restore the neighborhood’s image and revitalize its … Continue reading

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Art is But a Dream

When your parents have painted for more than 50 years, you’re bound to follow your artistic dreams. It took Karin Clarke forty-some years to get here, but here she is, smiling and content. Glass windows light the space around her … Continue reading

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Books, Groceries and Wine: Where Am I?

Outside the air is warm despite the wind blowing through my hair. It’s unusual weather for a November night in Eugene, and I am grateful for the absence of rain. I tread along the downtown sidewalk as lines of cars … Continue reading

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“From Justice Kennedy, a Lesson in Journalism”

In a recent NY Times’ article, From Justice Kennedy, a Lesson in Journalism, debate centers on the issue of censorship after a Supreme Court justice gave high school students a lesson they did not anticipate. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy had … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene: “You have a friend in cheeses.”

Downtown Eugene has much to offer, from the 5th Street Market with restaurants, up-scale boutiques, and an artisan gallery room to East Broadway’s senior living center, book store, and jewelry stores. There’s the downtown library and the transit station, among … Continue reading

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