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Bringing Community Together: The 2014 Great Whiteaker Cleanup

By Michaela Gilmer EUGENE, Ore.—It was a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon at Scobert Part in the Whiteaker neighborhood. There in the middle of the park stood Wonder Woman. With a trash grabber tool in one hand and a bright pink … Continue reading

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Whiteaker’s Eugene GlassRoots Owner

By: Michaela Gilmer EUGENE, Ore.- Carefully handling each individual piece of glass as she transfers the pieces from one glass shelve to another, it is impossible to ignore the beauty of each glass piece as the sun shines through the … Continue reading

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What’s the biggest problem in Whiteaker?

Homeless and transient population causing mixed feelings in the Whiteaker neighborhood. By: Arturo “Tito” Onesto EUGENE, Ore. – The breweries and restaurants are making Whiteaker a hotspot for residents and visitors alike. The growth of the neighborhood is a great … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Embraces the Good and the Bad

Homelessness is a leading problem in the Whiteaker neighborhood but friends and residents say it’s not just the neighborhood’s problem but rather the entire city. By: Michaela Gilmer EUGENE, Ore.– Homelessness may appear as a problem to some throughout the … Continue reading

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Homelessness Takes Center Stage for Some Whiteaker Residents

Many homeless people in the Eugene area find residence in the Whiteaker neighborhood. By Matt Scotton EUGENE, Ore. — The Whiteaker neighborhood is full of art, food and breweries. However many residents of the Whiteaker neighborhood also feel that homelessness is becoming … Continue reading

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Wandering Coffee (and beer) Drinkers

By Michaela Gilmer   EUGENE, Ore.-As you enter the shop, it is difficult to miss the abstract art that fills the olive green walls as the smell of fresh coffee and sounds of glass cups clinking together fill the air. … Continue reading

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Music Fills The Walls

By Matt Scotton EUGENE, Ore. — Pull up into the parking lot and hope that you can find a spot. No one seems to have a problem finding one, but three parking spots does not seem like enough. The yellow … Continue reading

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Whiteaker: More Than Just a Neighborhood

By: Michaela Gilmer EUGENE, Ore.- While walking through the Whiteaker neighborhood, it is evident that it is not just a regular neighborhood, but rather of a flourishing community. “People are always walking around and our neighbors actually talk to each … Continue reading

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The Trainsong Reminder

BY Devin Ream EUGENE, Ore. —  When you drive down Bethel Drive and look down the side streets, it reminds me of my hometown. It has its fair share of houses that are beat up and some that are nice, … Continue reading

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Another World (Neighborhood)

BY RUBEN GARCIA EUGENE, Ore. – Students seldom venture past the confined area of east, south, north, and west campus. On April 8, 2014 I did just that. I traveled to Jefferson Westside Neighbors neighborhood and what I encountered was … Continue reading

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