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The Accessible Education Center: Promoting Diversity

The Accessible Education Center (AEC) at the University of Oregon (UO) is aiming to curb the often-misjudged negative connotation of the term ‘disability,’ using their name change away from “Disability Services” in the fall of 2011 as a starting point … Continue reading

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Conner Gordon Clueless – Andrew Koekkoek: the Creative Process of Music

    Listening to a sweet melody can sooth the soul, a powerful chorus can be a tool of motivation, and a sad but sweet harmony can move a listener to tears. To many, listening to music is a way … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Issue Story

Ground water was slowly seeping in from somewhere beneath the cement floor.  What was supposed to be the basement’s drain began to act more like a leaky faucet. The dark water kept rising; the smell of mildew tainted the air.  … Continue reading

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Conner Gordon – Clueless about Music

For my clueless interview, I plan on researching what goes into making a song.  From ground up, I want to learn about the songwriting process, if/how/when in the process the lyrics are matched with the music, how the music is … Continue reading

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South University #3 – Conner Gordon

I spoke with south university resident Lam Lu about his thoughts concerning the good and bad of living in the area.  His foremost responses were about the new social hosting ordinance, but, upon further inquisition into other local problems, off-campus … Continue reading

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South University Assignment 2 – Conner Gordon

Beth and I walked into Sundance Market, a grocery store in the southern end of the south university neighborhood, and immediately ran into Nicholas.  He was a young looking man (he turned out to be 24) and was in the … Continue reading

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South University Neighborhood: The Southside of Campus Living

The South University Neighborhood is a small but densely populated area that acts as a temporary home for many students, and as a permanent home for longstanding Eugene residents.  This neighborhood can be identified by students as the area which … Continue reading

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