Author Archives: adamrvaughan

Opportunity Knocking

By Adam Vaughan On a snowy December morning in 2008, 60-year-old homeless veteran Thomas Egan’s body was found frozen near the corner of Blair Boulevard and West First Avenue in Eugene. His death was a reminder to all of the … 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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Reflection on profile experience

By Adam Vaughan After working on the profile assignment for over two weeks now, there are a few things I wish I had done differently. The biggest thing I would change if I could go back and start over would … Continue reading

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Harlow residents express their political beliefs in survey on upcoming election

Residents talk about presidential candidates, big topics in the election, and the legalization of marijuana. By Adam Vaughan Despite the seemingly endless political television ads and persistent voter registration volunteers dominating the Eugene scene recently, residents in the Harlow neighborhood … Continue reading

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Dog park observations

The sound of jingling dog collars fills the vast space of the Alton Baker Dog Park. Dozens of dogs are chasing each other around in the fenced area. The icy bite of the morning cold lingers in the deep fog. … Continue reading

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“Why’s this so good?”: Paul Solotaroff and the surfing savant

Last year I read a profile on Clay Marzo, a talented professional surfer who struggles to find balance in his life between his passion for surfing and his struggles with Asperger’s syndrome. To me, it is probably the beast feature … Continue reading

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Harlow Neighborhood Resources

Businesses and Restaurants (Spencer): Of the many businesses in the Harlow Neighborhood, national/state-wide chains of businesses like Starbucks, Safeway and Baja Fresh, however, there are still some local businesses that make Harlow a very profitable neighborhood. There are some great … Continue reading

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