Tag Archives: poverty

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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Beat Blog 1: Nonprofit Global Relief Organizations

“About 25,000 people die every day of hunger or hunger-related causes, according to the United Nations. This is one person every three and a half seconds.” (This and many other shocking statistics found here.) A lot of students study abroad … Continue reading

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