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The Importance of Sensible Development in Jefferson Westside

The Changing Face of an Old Neighborhood By Chris Deppa Molly Farrington has lived in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood since 1990, and has always enjoyed the urban atmosphere of her neighborhood. “We have, however, been negatively impacted by the recent … Continue reading

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Infill Compatibility Standards in Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

What Does it All Mean? Understanding Residential Infill in Jefferson Westside Here is a short breakdown of what infill development is, what it means for Jefferson Westside Neighborhood (JWN) residents, and how infill compatibility standards are being utilized to allow … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Republicans Setting Filibuster Record

I read an article on The Huffington Post about the increased use of the filibuster in recent Senate history. The author reports that use of the filibuster has substantially increased along with increased partisanship in Washing D.C. Some people have … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Switch: Jefferson Westside to Friendly

I got a change of scenery in Friendly neighborhood this week. Before I stopped anywhere I spent a lot of time driving around in circles trying to figure out if I was still within the neighborhood boundaries. My gas light … Continue reading

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Chopsticks and Spoons in Jefferson Westside

Korean Cuisine in Jefferson Westside By Chris Deppa Since the sun came out today I decided to go by foot into my neighborhood, and I ended up discovering a restaurant that was hidden in plain sight a few blocks from … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Something I Like

Comfort Media Analysis For Reporting 1 By Chris Deppa I read a post on the blog busterwantstofish, and it really rung true with me. The post begins with a great quote about the nature of the wilderness. “When all the … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Deals With Tough Economic Times

Jefferson Westside Stays Strong in Tough Economic Times By Chris Deppa The current state of the economy is affecting everyone, and small business owners and Jefferson Westside residents are feeling the heat just like everyone else. Bill Cole, the owner … Continue reading

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Albee’s NY Gyros

Albee’s NY Gyros is a small restaurant on 11th avenue in the Jefferson Westside neighborhood.  Many University of Oregon students may be familiar with Albee’s  NY Dogs, the food cart in the bar triangle on the corner of Olive and … Continue reading

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Is There an Ecological Unconscious?

I read an article on the New York Times website about the psychological effects of global warming and environmental degradation.  This article was an extremely interesting read and I suggest it to all of my classmates. The article centers around  … Continue reading

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Bene Gourmet Pizza

I drove around my neighborhood to find a business that we haven’t dicussed yet. After a little searching I pulled into the Bene Gourmet Pizza parking lot.  Bene is a local company, owned and operated by Kevin Cohen and his … Continue reading

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