Tag Archives: Alan Sylvestre

Bridging the gap: connections being made between cities

  Hunched over the handlebars to her 2011 navy blue Torker InterUrban, Allison Camp glances down at her silver accents and the teal green Brooks saddle carefully mounted on the body and climbs into the saddle ready to make her … Continue reading

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Les Zaitz: Q & A

For this Q & A, I chose to conduct a phone interview with Les Zaitz, Senior Investigative Reporter for The Oregonian, who specializes in the correctional system beat. Zaitz has reported at numerous correctional facilities in Oregon, and several of … Continue reading

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Observation Assignment: Glenwood, Ore.

A woman wearing a blue fleece jacket races to the driver’s side of her Dodge Charger yielding today’s copy of The Register Guard in her left hand at 12:30. As she drives off down Franklin Blvd., numerous cars and trucks … Continue reading

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#WJChat on Training

Today’s topic on #wjchat is whether or not we spend enough time on training. I spend a ton of time training because I’m studying this in college, but even so, I feel there’s always room for more. After discussing that, … Continue reading

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Why is it so good? A story by Boise Weekly

While I was browsing the internet for good articles on “tweeting”, I was having problems finding articles other than breaking news stories on the conditions in U.S. prisons. Luckily, using the wonderful skills bestowed upon me by the faculty at … Continue reading

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Glenwood Neighborhood Beat Assignment

Eugene and Springfield are both relatively small communities nestled in the center of the Willamette Valley only an exit away from I-5. But, what most people don’t know is that between the two sits a very small community known as … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: The Top Tweets About Prison Funding

With the large amounts of gun control legislation being thrown around our nation, people have been writing about prisons, guns, etc… There are several sites that have been keeping an eye on the current state of our fine correctional system, … Continue reading

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Who’s Writing About Our Prison System? #J361Beat Blog

  Prison System Personally, I believe that the different social injustices occurring around the country in our prison system is a very hot topic. There have been numerous amounts of different events that have occurred in the recent months and … Continue reading

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Alan Sylvestre- Eugene Native

My name is Alan Sylvestre, and I’m a junior at the University of Oregon majoring in Journalism. I was born in Eugene, Ore., and was raised in Veneta, Ore. with my two parents and one sister. I attended Elmira High … Continue reading

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