Tag Archives: City Council

The Closing of Kesey Square

By: Alex Guarino Food cart owner Eric Thomason comes to work with gloves every morning to pick up what is leftover from the night before. He picks up broken equipment that was ripped off his restaurant on wheels, used needles, … Continue reading

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Enterprise: The Crime of Skateboarding in Duckcountry

At the home of the University of Oregon Ducks, skateboarders are committing a crime by riding the streets and sidewalks around campus and the downtown area.  By Emily Carino A Blast from the Past July 3rd, 1985, a classic film … Continue reading

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Where more than whistles fill the air

It’s 7 a.m. Wake up. Walk out. What’s that? You cover your face just to breathe something other than the diesel fumes that assault your nostrils like a cloud of rioting air molecules. Such are the disadvantages to living in … Continue reading

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Meeting Assignment

Meeting News Story Assignment Assignment: Go to a governmental meeting (City Council, Lane County Commission, neighborhood council, 4J School Board, Bethel School Board, Springfield School Board, etc.). Tweet 3-5 times from the meeting about what’s happening (for instance: Reporting1Suzi At … Continue reading

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Commissioned for Compassion

by Deborah Bloom EUGENE, Ore. — It was John F. Kennedy who said, “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” For Andrea Ortiz, these are words to live … 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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