Author Archives: jordantaylorshepherd

After more than 60 years in the business of plant growing, Harold Greer has decided to trade in his work shoes and worn-in flannel for something a little more comfortable: retirement loafers.   Greer Gardens, owned by Greer and founded … Continue reading

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Cal Young Residents Reflect On Presidential Campaign

           Cal Young Residents Reflect On Presidential Campaign by Jordan Shepherd  The time for genuine action and words is now, according to local voters.               In the neighborhood of Cal … Continue reading

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Cal Young Creeping

It’s 10:00am in the neighborhood of Cal Young as the sun just begins gleaming over the trees to great the area good morning.  The birds are chirping both incessantly and effervescently in the dew soaked trees as their silhouettes appear … Continue reading

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“Why is this so good?” The Stoner Arms Dealers: How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders

As I sat on the floor of the unfurnished apartment I had recently moved into, deliberately leaving all of the boxes containing my possessions unopened out of morbid laziness, I came across the March 2011 issue of Rolling Stone. The … Continue reading

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Cal Young Neighborhood Association

Cal Young – Being the largest neighborhood geographically, one might assume the Cal Young Neighborhood Association to be one of the busier and more chaotic of all the Eugene areas.  While this may be true in certain parts of the … Continue reading

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Cal Young’s finest.

Cal Young: A neighborhood in which you can find both commercial and residential happenings in large magnitudes, yet an area most UO students probably couldn’t pinpoint on a map. Sharing a natural border via Coburg Road with the Harlow neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Jordan Shepherd

My name is, clearly from the title, Jordan Shepherd and I’m a senior Super-J major at the University of Oregon. I’m bilingual in both english and sarcasm, and I have the best yellow lab in the world named Blaze. Things … Continue reading

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