Tag Archives: sustainability

Hello world, I’m Cari Johnson

I’m a journalism and international studies double major and a junior from Portland, Ore. I’ve written freelance articles for Ethos and the Daily Emerald’s Duck Life, and currently work for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts in the Department … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside- Sidebars

Buying Local benefits not just the consumer To some, buying groceries can be a daunting task. Having to walk up and down aisles of processed food, boxes of food shipped from who knows where and “fresh” produce that may have … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside struggles to become more sustainable

Tessa Barker walks along the streets of the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood and comes across the Amazon Creek. Summer time in Eugene, Oregon, brings the creek, which runs through multiple neighborhoods, to its fullest, but not all of it is water. Trash … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update-The Final Countdown

It’s almost over. The term that is. And as the term dwindles down, the papers start to pile up, the exams start to become relevant and my schedule become filled with time to study and write. I have met with … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update: #2

The past week has been a rollercoaster of events and projects. My other classes have been in full swing, jobs are taking off (especially ASUO, hello budget season), so my work on this assignment has been put on the back … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update: Number One

This weekend I emailed out two different key groups on sustainability in the Jefferson Westside: Eugene Solutions Team and NLC Committee on Sustainability. Eugene Solutions replied saying that the project disbanded and that they wanted to keep it going, but … Continue reading

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Saving Green in Amazon

Saving Green in Amazon by ALLI JARVINEN Some Amazon neighbors are doing more than just thinking green, they’re living it Sealed tighter than a zip lock bag, Peter Reppe’s South Eugene home reflects what he calls his “fanatic drive to … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Amazon, One Step At a Time

By: Brooke Brown The Amazon needs a little TLC. Before you get too excited, we’re talking Eugene, Oregon here. The Amazon neighborhood may not be a massive rainforest, but it has its perks too. There are no lions or spider … Continue reading

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A movement for the Earth

Sustainability Movement in the Amazon Neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon is driving change and bringing residents closer together. By Matthew Taylor Jordan There are few places where “welcome” takes on a greater significance than words stitched in a floor mat. Then … Continue reading

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A Man and His Garden

by Matthew Jordan The air is more breathable here. the scents of uncountable plants and vegetables are accompanied by the gentle humming of hundreds of nature’s hardest workers. There’s harmony in this garden, a circle of life. The bees pollinate … Continue reading

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