Tag Archives: JWN

Profile experience, thus far

In all honesty, this profile assignment has been much more stressful than I anticipated. I have had to deal with a lot of unexpected roadblocks and I can’t wait to finish this article. I love writing features and love learning … Continue reading

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Help for the Homeless in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

Residents note that homelessness is an issue within the neighborhood but also praise the efforts that have been made. By Sarah Rough Neighbors and business owners in the Jefferson Westside area consider homelessness an issue throughout the community. Members of … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighborhood Brings Positive Changes East

Jefferson Westside neighbors agree that the community is transforming and moving Eugene in a positive direction, but would welcome more change. The Jefferson Westside neighborhood extends west from the edge of downtown on 13th and Willamette to 18th and Chambers … Continue reading

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All Smiles on the Western Front – JWN Enterprise

Managing Homelessness in Eugene’s Jefferson Westside Neighbors Take a walk through Eugene’s Jefferson Westside Neighbors and you’ll probably see some beautiful parks, clean streets and friendly faces. Old-fashioned eateries, eclectic shops and whacky homes would all likely catch your eye. … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update: #2

The past week has been a rollercoaster of events and projects. My other classes have been in full swing, jobs are taking off (especially ASUO, hello budget season), so my work on this assignment has been put on the back … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update – Homelessness in the JWN

The topic for my enterprise story will be outlining the resources available to homeless people living in the Jefferson Westside Neighbors including food, shelter, programs and healthcare. I decided to cover this topic because many of the residents and employees … Continue reading

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Sharing the Song

Eugene man volunteers his Wednesday nights to lead church youth group.  An enthusiastic applause breaks out as volunteer youth group leader Jon Sherman belts out the final line of “Better is One Day” Wednesday evening at the Eugene First Church … Continue reading

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JWN Midterm Post

Valid Vagrancy? Getting to the bottom of vagrancy in the Jefferson Westside Neighbors by Kayne Carpenter The Jefferson Westside Neighbors is home to some of Eugene’s friendliest faces and busiest shops. Sweet Life bakery, Eugene Jazzercise Center, and the New Frontier … Continue reading

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Trying to find a home in the Jefferson Westside

The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood deals with homeless problem with limited resources. By Katherine Du Pont Homelessness in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood is at a high. Vagrancy around businesses, churches and area parks may not have been a direct threat to the … Continue reading

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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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