Tag Archives: Lane Community College

Increase In College Students Helps Downtown Flourish

By: Alex Altman Eugene, ORE. – The city of Eugene has been working on improving their downtown area for the past few years, and college students have something to do with that. With an increasing number of students coming to … Continue reading

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Downtown residents assure that things are improving

 Local residents and workers of downtown have seen the light at the end of the tunnel By Nikki Wyatt The biggest issues most people think Downtown Eugene faces may not be as prominent as previously thought. Some of the most … Continue reading

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Poverty and Crime With a Touch of Hope

Locals express their concerns and optimism for downtown Eugene. By Samantha Thom While for many college students downtown is the mecca of bars, dance clubs, and Voodoo Doughnuts, those working and living in the area are feeling uncomfortable and unsafe … Continue reading

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Bill Ayers Speaks On Social Justice, Education Reform

Famed education theorist Bill Ayers gave audience members three instructions for life: pay attention, be astonished, and tell about it. Ayers was brought to the University of Oregon Thursday by the Department of Education, Lane Community College, the University’s Cultural … Continue reading

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Come Land Downtown!

Downtown Eugene is the place to be if you’re looking for art, entertainment, and an all around good time. Whether you want to peruse a gallery, catch a show, or eat delicious local foods there is something for everyone in … Continue reading

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Downtown Eugene: The Quintessential Melting Pot

If you were to spend an afternoon walking around Eugene, you would see that this entire city’s zany, sporadic and unique traits can all be manifested into one place: downtown. With its wide range of businesses, be it the impossible-to-miss … Continue reading

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Driving Business Up, One Car at a Time

BY ADAM HOLMES It’s close to noon on a Friday morning, and the wide selection of cars at Kendall Auto Group are displayed prominently. Eugene’s biggest car dealership is spread across Goodpasture Island Road, unavoidable to any driver passing by, … Continue reading

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Let me ask you again – is it local? Beating around the sustainably grown bush

For those who aren’t familiar, the title of this blog post is in reference to an episode of Portlandia, an IFC sitcom poking fun at the residents of Portland, Oregon. Buzz words like organic and locally grown (and the people … Continue reading

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Painting a Picture of Mark Rogers

(Photos and story by Paul Kiefer) During an art talk at The WAVE Art Gallery in the Whiteaker neighborhood, everybody is all smiles. They are listening to the artist describe his paintings and his process. His art depicts whimsical, yet … Continue reading

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From the Track to the Kitchen

 Flour spread everywhere, mixing bowls on the counter, and the scent of fresh bread filling the air. Jacee Retherford pulls her freshly finished bread from the oven with her noticeable burn mark on her forearm from previous batches. The kitchen … Continue reading

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