Tag Archives: Whitney Highfield

Impact of Bicycles in the Amazon Neighborhood

Amazon community members share the stories and opinions about biking in Eugene. By: Whitney Highfield

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Soundscape

Listen to the sounds of the Amazon neighborhood here at Amazon Soundscape.

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Upright Bassist Brings Bluegrass to Eugene Communities

Local Eugene band member finds alternative settings from the normal concert hall to share the complex melodies of Bluegrass By: Whitney Highfield Saturday afternoons in mid-February in Eugene, Ore., are usually questionable for outdoor activities. However the Saturday before Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Oh Amazon, How Great You Are

While doing my last interview I got the idea of doing a sidebar about bike safety and how safe the bikers and biking areas in Amazon are. Joe Peck talked about how biker-friendly Alder street is. Though that is only … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: UO and Disney Part Ways

Walt Disney Co. decided that the University of Oregon’s duck mascot does not resemble Donald Duck well enough to keep the licensing agreement of the mascot using the Donald Duck trademark. Oregonlive.com called it an amicable split between the two. … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Blog: Enterprise Story

Today I found myself becoming much more involved in this enterprise piece than I had expected. I first started out getting some names and contact information in my neighborhood. Where better to start than the local bike shop. The employees … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Point, Click, Purchase

Online shopping has hurt stores over the last few years. With the convenience of a click of a mouse and a whole outfit and groceries are purchased people had no reason to leave the house and search isles for what … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Stay in Amazon

I was slightly excited to venture into a new neighborhood this week. Though when I saw my schedule for the week (and weekend) I didn’t know when I would find time to seek out a new neighborhood. I decided to … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Miller Wins First Olympic Gold

Since the 2006 Torino games Bode Miller has been critized for his preformance in the men’s alpine skiing events. Miller’s partuing ways and not-so politically correct interviews put him into the spot light for the 200 games. The pressure has … Continue reading

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State of the Union, Less than Inspiring

Amazon residents weigh in on the 2010 State of the Union Address By: Whitney Highfield Amazon neighborhood residents passing by the Sundance Natural Foods Store on Thursday, Jan 19, were not surprised by Obama’s State of the Union Address the … Continue reading

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