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Why do We Keep Smoking?

Smoking is interesting. Almost everywhere around us there are signs banning smoking or telling people smoking kills. Most pieces of media involving smoking are almost uniformly negative. Nearly every single person is at least aware of the dangers of smoking, … Continue reading

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Clueless Interview, Mike Summers and the Staff of Jim the Shoe Doctor

While everyone wears shoes, almost no one knows what goes into fixing them. Luckily, Eugene has one of the few time-tested shoe repair shops right next to the university. Standing across next to the Oregon Community Credit Union on 1tth … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Issuse Story, Final

There’s a sort of crisis in the Jefferson Westside neighborhood. One or more vagrants cause trouble at the businesses in the neighborhood and the businesses don’t really have anywhere to turn. “We’ve complained to our land lord. They leave tons … Continue reading

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Clueless Interview – Mike at Jim The Shoe Doctor

For my Clueless Interview, I plan to be interviewing the manager, Mike, of Jim The Shoe Doctor on 11th Avenue and Ferry Street. He resoles, restitches and generally fixes shoes. I’ll like to interview him on how you resole a … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Assignment 3

The most commonly mentioned problem in the Jefferson Westside neighborhood is all the vagrants and homeless who reside or at least spend time in the area. The manager of Laughing Planet Cafe, Ross Arce, had much to say on the … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Interviews

It makes sense the Jefferson Westside neighborhood is so calm once you meet the residents. Reflecting the quiet neighborhood, almost everyone is friendly and ready to talk about their neighborhood and there aren’t many complaints. Diego Evangelista was spending time … Continue reading

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The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood is one of the quieter areas around downtown. When you walk through it, you don’t see too many people, but you do see a good number of homes. Jefferson Westside is mostly residential with only a … Continue reading

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