Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jay and the Gun Shop

Just off of River Road in North Eugene, sandwiched between a Dominoes Pizza and a drive through Dari Mart, sits a modest gun shop. It’s small frame, which resembles that of a converted old single story house, is flanked by … Continue reading

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Learning from my Profile Experience

What I learned the most from my profile story was to keep on top of your work and always have a place to move on to when something falls through. I waited far too long hoping to get an elementary … Continue reading

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Helping others for as long as she can

University of Oregon Student Sarah Hsu has a passion for volunteering that will never go away. By Spencer Gordon After a seemingly spontaneous move to Portland, Oregon, from Los Angeles, California, life was beginning to spin out of control for … Continue reading

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Chef Jeff perseveres for family

By Whitney Gomes Anxious and sleep-deprived, he wipes beads of sweat from his forehead. The chef coat hangs over his gaunt frame; he has shed 20 pounds in the last month. Oregon’s finest chefs join the stage as hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Surprisingly Unexpected Life of Michael Walker

By Phil Howard He speaks slowly, methodically, and just quietly enough that you have to lean in to hear. His tone is soft, muted even, yet subtly manages to convey his true passion for which those closest to him know … Continue reading

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From the Roots Up

By Adam Vaughan Drooping dead corn stalks, plump pumpkins, and burnt orange leaves surround Jenny Wunder as she plunges her gloves into a soft bed of dirt. The drizzling rain moistens the soil as she prepares to plant several kale … Continue reading

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North Eugene’s Unsung Hero

Eugene’s Northern neighborhoods look to their community organizations to provide equal representation to the city, and behind those groups is Jerry Finigan. Sam Stites The neighborhoods of North Eugene have had a long and difficult integration into the city. Over … Continue reading

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