Tag Archives: Lauren Fox

A neighborhood tries to move on

A community heals after murders, but some say that a true remedy for the pain will never be found. Every night, freight trains rumble through the Whiteaker neighborhood. Their blaring horns wake the people sleeping on the ground next to … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker has taught me so much

When I picked the Whiteaker it was a random choice. I never intended it to mean so much. It is funny, but I have ridden the bus there quite a few times by myself. Going with the group is always … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker is full of things I will never forget.

I don’t have a car so whenever I have to go to the Whiteaker I take the bus. I think that is always an experience in itself. After spending a half hour waiting for the bus at the Eugene Bus … Continue reading

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College Journalism Matters, and it matters even more now.

The Oregonian laid off 37 employees last week and the Register Guard laid off 14, and my parents are still wondering why “I have to have” an internship this summer. The stress of finding something has been unbelievable, but I … Continue reading

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My Relationship Status on Facebook? Who knew that was a story idea.

When Martin Baron came to the University of Oregon last year to discuss the shrinking newsroom , he did mention having to cut down on overseas correspondents. However, he did not mention that the Boston Globe has an entire section … Continue reading

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Connie Shultz continues to impress me

Columns are one of those universal writing forms that usually cross city, state and even international borders. It is rare for a column’s message to apply to only one person, city or institution. It is more likely that the information … Continue reading

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Whiteaker residents get through the economic downturn with art.

Kari Johnson moved to the Whiteaker 20 years ago. A painter, she had no idea about its art scene, landmarks or economy when she arrived, but it didn’t take her long to fall for the neighborhood’s eclectic charm. Even in … Continue reading

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Shark Attack!

The Christian Science Monitor reported Friday that there had been a fatal shark attack in Florida. This is a good example of how the news is the great agenda setter of our time. According to the International Shark Attack File … Continue reading

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Arts Administration Panel Live Blog!

Hey #J361! Today, Feb. 4, you’ll be participating in a CoverItLive event. I’ve set it up to pull tweets from your accounts (and mine) during the time of the blog, roughly 1:45 pm to 3:30 pm. Those on the panel … Continue reading

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Art and the Whiteaker neighborhood

Having explored the Whiteaker area of Eugene for about four weeks now, it has become clear that it is a place for art, eccentricity, and personal expression. McKenna, Ryan, Lauren, and I began our Friday afternoon at the Wandering Goat … Continue reading

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