Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Oregon Writing Project

Nolan Hastings Huge brown doors cover the entrance to one of Alice Academy’s many buildings. Stones overlay the walls on the inside and out. Complete with an auditorium, multiple study rooms, a virtual safari, indoor classroom, and patio classroom, Alice … Continue reading

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AAA Students Benefit from Study Abroad Programs

By: Maygan Beckers Last summer when she was flying over Germany, it looked as if the view was from a movie. It was nothing like what the United States looked like from an airplane’s view. Everything matched. Although the view … Continue reading

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The University of Oregon’s Reading Clinic offers K-8 students the chance to learn how to read

With one finger skimming the words, “The fat fox and his brother,” and the other supporting his head, one-third grade boy, Todd*, carefully says each word, occasionally sounding out a few. He knows that with each word he says correctly … Continue reading

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Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Economy

By Joseph Stefan Ann Kelly walks into the post office located in the Gateway area of Springfield. She likes to come here because she enjoys the walk to pick up the mail from her Post office box. Kelly knows by … Continue reading

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The Oregon Bach Festival: Eugene’s Branch to an International Community

When former University of Oregon music professor Royce Saltzman traveled to Stuttgart, Germany in 1968 to oversee UO students studying music abroad, he had no idea that he had just taken the first step of creating one of the most … Continue reading

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Needle exchange program provokes controversy.

By Teija Stearns Needle exchange programs across the country face barriers to providing their services, and the Springfield exchange is no exception. Underneath the bridge that runs from Glenwood to Springfield, drug users line up to exchange their used syringes … Continue reading

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Study abroad: an option for everyone

Eugene, OR- It’s the last weekend of May and University of Oregon students are out enjoying a rare streak of sunshine. Unlike her friends, Abby Ulf is stuck inside her room frantically packing and studying for finals three weeks before … Continue reading

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