Tag Archives: Education

Across the Floor: Undergraduate Dance Education at UO

Life as a dance student means dedication and passion. University senior Olivia Shaw spends hours each week in the dance studio for practice. Article and photos by Mary Callie Gisler. EUGENE, Ore. — The third floor of the Gerlinger Annex … Continue reading

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Beat Blog of The Increasing of International Students in USA’s Colleges

Since I am a Chinese Student who is studying at the University of Oregon in the USA, so I want to focus on the part of how the international students in the USA’s colleges, how they affect the USA’s society, … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers Reflects on The State of Education and Democracy

Bill Ayers, education professor and senior university scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, delivered his thoughts on the flaws of our country’s education system and citizen’s role in Democracy Thursday night. Students, professors, and Eugene residents alike packed … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers Speaks on Social Justice and Education Reform

Bill Ayers spoke his thoughts on social justice and education reform to a full house of over 200 people on Thursday night on campus in Lillis 182. The former activist, author of over 20 books, and retired educator at the … Continue reading

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Eugene Leads the Way in Language Immersion

BY BEN DEJARNETTE Room 6. Eugene’s 4J school district has dozens of classrooms just like it, at least from the outside. The plain blue door at the entrance conceals a special world within. As the class’s 33 students trickle in … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood Charter Schools Finding Their Way

Emily Burton is a master of organizing chaos. Five days out of every week, Burton gracefully moves through a homey classroom bustling with the sounds of small hands busy with tasks of every variety. Shuffling in between stacks of colorful … Continue reading

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Immersed in Teaching

BY BEN DEJARNETTE Siéntate! Sit down! Soy la maestra. I am the teacher. Her brothers would roll their eyes, calloused to young Margarita’s attempts to order them around. She always wanted to be the teacher, she recalls, just like her … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Neighborhood Community Resources

Citizens of the funky and quirky Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene can find a variety of services and business for their every need. From finding a sense of community, maintaining health, and getting an education, we’ve got your Whiteaker hot spots … Continue reading

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Cal Young Resources and Links

Located just north of the Willamette River, Eugene’s Cal Young neighborhood is a bustling blend of homes, businesses, schools and parks. This post provides links to resources where residents and visitors can learn more about what the community has to … Continue reading

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Teachers Take to Twitter, Talk Education

Like we talked about in our last entry, technology is changing the way that the world works. Duh. Still, no where is this idea more prevalent than in the world of education. With teachers getting and sharing their new and … Continue reading

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