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Food For Thought

by: Kailla Coomes Laurie Rose Jones arrives at Growers Market at 12:30pm and steps through the green-door as she gets ready for her day of volunteering. She sees a few volunteers already there, sorting through fresh fruits and vegetables. Jones … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker Warrior

By: Kailla Coomes In 1971, a young man, who has just moved to Eugene, Oregon to create a new life for himself hears a knock at the door. Standing at his doorstep is a woman asking if he would like … Continue reading

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Profile Experience

by: Kailla Coomes This was only my third time profiling someone and this experience was my most rewarding. My other two profile pieces were about people under the age of 25, who had not really experienced life. This profile was … Continue reading

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Election News in the Whiteaker

by: Kailla Coomes People in the Whiteaker have mixed feelings about the presidential election. They seem to not believe that either candidates are the best for the role. Billy Apolo, who was a shopper at the Red Barn, would rather … Continue reading

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Profile Reaserch: Whiteaker

by: Kailla Coomes At first, I had no idea about who I would want to do my profile story on. The Whiteaker neighborhood has so much to offer I just needed to find something that would be my focus. I … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Creeping

by: Kailla Coomes The sun is slowing setting on a Tuesday night around 6:10pm, the feeling of fall is all around and the smell of coffee would catch anyone’s attention to this hidden gem in the Whiteaker. It is connected … Continue reading

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“Why’s this so good?” Andre’s Story

by: Kailla Coomes Stories about struggle and death are something that I like to avoid but “Andre’s Story”, written by William Browning, caught my attention. After reading the third paragraph, I felt that Andre was someone who I wanted and … Continue reading

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