Tag Archives: Ruben Garcia Jr.

Musical Blues

BY RUBEN GARCIA Fallout of budget cuts affect music store owners EUGENE, Ore.- On the corner of West Eighth Avenue and Monroe Street in Eugene, Oregon sits a music store called Pacific Winds Music. 9.5 miles away on 35th Avenue … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chris Peters: A man that has never left

BY RUBEN GARCIA EUGENE, Ore.- Students come in and out of this place everyday. All of them having one thing in common. They all lug around large black cases. In some of the cases there are cellos, violins, and guitars. In … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

20 questions with Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons is writer and editor. He currently lives in New York City. His work has been published on Mass Appeal and Complex.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rap Blog: Why’s This So Good?

June 11, 2013 was a big day in Jon Caramanica’s career. On this day thee New York Times published a feature story written by Jon, titled “Behind Kanye’s Mask”. The feature was so significant and “good” because it was the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creeping in a pastry shop

BY RUBEN GARCIA Coffee makes the world go round. Pastries make the world go round too. So does, money. But for our purposes coffee and pastries make the world go round. Nestled between the busy streets of 7th Avenue and 8th … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rap Tweets

BY: RUBEN GARCIA Rappers and members of the media do not have a strong relationship. Rapper and producer Kanye West has not been shy about sharing his feelings for the media. Rappers tend to rely on their publicists to get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

EMU Renovations: One flaw that needs fixing

    BY RUBEN GARCIA EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is home to numerous state of the art buildings. From Matthew Knight Arena to the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex, the University of Oregon is the mecca for innovative building designs. Although … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Introducing Ruben Garcia Jr.

Hello, I am Ruben Garcia Jr. I have dreams of changing the world in a positive manner, inspiring the youth who lack motivation, and creating beautiful pieces of art. Outside of the journalism world, I am constantly listening to music. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment