Tag Archives: United States

Enterprise Assignment

By Benny Harris Riverfront Park in Eugene, Oregon borders the embankment along the Willamette River.  The sound of rushing water echoes throughout.  Every Saturday morning UO’s rugby teams come here to play.  The women’s team plays from 9-11, the men’s … Continue reading

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Profile Assignment

By Benny Harris Duffin looks famished, like he’d much rather devour the pastrami sandwich in front of him than talk to me.  He’s uncomfortable with where to clip the microphone on his grey-down coat.  He clips it to his shirt … Continue reading

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The Rugby Beat…Down.

By Benny Harris   Today I spoke with a rugby coach.  When asked about rugby’s place in the world, esp. the United States.  He said though he’s glad rugby’s, officially, been declared an Olympic sport (and the US team will … Continue reading

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Benny’s Rugby Beat…Down

This week I interviewed two prominent rugby bloggers:  The first was with Matt Gagger who writes for Aussie rugby site Green and Gold Rugby.  The second was with Kurt Oeler who writes for US rugby site gainline.us. 1.  Who are … Continue reading

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Harlow/Cal Young Residents Love the City, Hate the Meth

When asked why he likes the city of Eugene, Oregon.  Daniel Neustel, a cabinet- builder and 30 year resident says, “I like that we have a major university and a, pretty, decent community college.  I like the college sports atmosphere and just … Continue reading

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Waking Up Early, No Sweat When it’s for the World Cup.

With the 2010 FIFA World Cup well underway in Cape Town, South Africa the entire world is rejoicing and grimacing(mostly over the sound of the vuvuzela) together at last, including college students here at the University of Oregon even though it … Continue reading

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