Tag Archives: McKenna Johnson

The Whit; A Mecca of Art

“The Whit; a Mecca of Art” People around the nation flock to the Whiteaker for its sense of community and thriving art scene BY McKENNA JOHNSON On 4th and Monroe there is a mural of a naked woman lying on … Continue reading

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AppleGoo

Three years ago at the annual MacWorld Expo, Eric E. Schmidt,   the chief executive of Google, and Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s co-founder presented the iPhone. These two collaborated to create the iPhone what it is, especially when the iPhone uses … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Enterprise Story continues

Right now I’m in research mode by gathering information, setting up interviews and interviewing artists. Today I had an interview with Meisha Linwood, an artist who displays her work for the Whiteaker’s Last Friday Art Walk.  She invited me to … Continue reading

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Old age and the young’s misconception of it.

In an article in the Health section in the New York Times, the author argues that we misconceive what it is like to be old. He starts off the lede with a an old woman who has drawn the shades … Continue reading

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Neighborhood enterprise story

My enterprise story is about east coast artists coming to the Whiteaker. One day when I was out in the Whiteaker with Ryan almost every person we met was from the east coast, and they were coincidentally artists as well. … Continue reading

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Analysis of Toyota’s recent commercial campaign

Akio Toyoda, owner of the Toyota company, spoke to the House on Feb. 24 about his recall of more cars than the company sold last year due to sticking acceleration problems.  I watched part of Toyoda’s speech, and I was … Continue reading

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Whiteaker to Southeast

Wow, what can I say? Thanks that we called Whiteaker right away? As we ventured into unknown territory I wondered, “Where is the art? Where are the anti-American Whiteakerarians? Why is the only thing I can find is a Dairy … Continue reading

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From Whiteaker to SE Eugene

I’ll be honest, last week in class when we had to switch neighborhoods I was not very enthused. You see, I’ve simply fallen for the Whiteaker neighborhood – head over bare feet. However, I bolstered some enthusiasm by assuring myself … Continue reading

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Analysis of “What to Do if You Suspect Learning Disability”

A column in the New York Times talked about how one in seven individuals have a learning disability of some sort. What I found the most disconcerting is that parents who look at this column might look harder for those … Continue reading

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The Owen Rose Garden in the Whiteaker

The Whiteaker neighborhood is known for its rose gardens, and I had yet to visit them although I have lived in Eugene throughout my college career. Today in the rain around 5:30, I ventured out to the Owen Rose Garden … Continue reading

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