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  • 16 2017 January

    A Global First Amendment

    Words by Morgan Krakow, Photos by Meghan Jacinto, Illustration by Erick Wonderly   As Endalk Chala walks down the street, he can’t shake the feeling that someone is following him. Every turn, every alleyway, someone could grab him. He could be arrested for what he’s...

  • 16 2017 January

    Finding a Voice Through Art

    Words by Erin Carey, Photos by Kendra Siebert Mary-Minn Sirag wants people to know something very simple: “Autism isn’t hopeless.” As president for the Eugene nonprofit KindTree – Autism Rocks, Sirag has dedicated herself to helping those who, like her, are on the autism spectrum. Autism...

  • 09 2017 January

    Tiny Homes, Big Community

    Words by Sarah Hovet, Photos by Johnny Hammond   Opportunity Village is situated between several pairs of railroad tracks, across from an industrial supply compound and past the Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood. Once inside the barbed wire-lined gates, the tiny homes contrast with the looming surroundings....

  • 09 2017 January

    Reviewed: James Joyce’s “The Dead” breathes new life on the University Stage

    Words by Patrick Dunham, Photos by Phillip Quinn   “Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, farther westward,...

  • 09 2017 January

    The Edibles Obstacle: Marijuana Bakeries Face New Challenges

    Words by Tess Novotny, Photos by Sarah Northrop   Enormous ovens, silver basin sinks, and an extraordinary collection of baking mixers and utensils sat dismally still for a month at Elbe’s Edibles, a recreational marijuana bakery in Portland, Oregon that produces cannabutter-based food. The kitchen...

  • 14 2016 November

    An America Divided

    Words by Srushti Kamat, Aliya Hall, Jordyn Brown / Photos by Phillip Quinn and Hannah Steinkopf-Frank   Across the nation, on November 8, 2016, over 71 million people find themselves in restaurants, bars, and the comfort of their own homes in suspense. Americans keep their...

  • 04 2016 November

    Youth suing government expect good news in upcoming decision

    Words by Andrew Tsubasa Field / Photo by David Zupan / ‘Crisis Inherited’ documentary   When Department of Justice attorney Sean C. Duffy, representing the federal government, argued that a lawsuit against the government for climate change was unconstitutional, he needed only 15 minutes. The...

  • 02 2016 October

    Malala Yousafzai: Make Your Heart Beautiful

    Words by Aliya Hall/ Photos by Sierra Pedro Nobel Peace Prize winner and author Malala Yousafzai was greeted to the stage of the Moda Center in Portland on August 30th, with a standing ovation and an eruption of applause. Yousafzai, now 19 years old, stood...

  • 02 2016 October

    Fish Tanks to Fisheries: How an invasive species could change the cultural landscape in Alaska.

    Words and Photos by KJ Hellis and Mackenzie Moran  Up to my chest in frigid bog water, I cling tightly to my waders, hoping not to flood them, as I trudge through thick clay that covers the bottom of the ponds. “Where is the elodea?”...

  • 02 2016 October

    In the Heart of Terror

    Words by Jordyn Brown / Illustration by Miro Merrill   There is something strange that happens to the human body when there is a sense something is about to go terribly wrong. You can wake up one morning feeling completely normal, and the next with...

  • 30 2016 September

    The Election’s Muted Voice

    Words by Kaylee Domzalski/ Illustrations by    A man who describes himself as family-oriented, intelligent, and hardworking is prohibited from voting by the state of Oregon’s constitution. Edmund Bradshaw, 49, is one of 14,648 individuals detained in Oregon’s prisons like the Oregon State Penitentiary who are...

  • 30 2016 September

    Movie Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Words by Patrick Dunham / Illustration by Miro Merrill   The year 2016 was the year of man’s cinematic exodus into the wild. Where before there was “The Revenant” and “Swiss Army Man,” now comes “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” the sprightly coming-of-age tale from New Zealand...

  • 29 2016 September

    From Bodyguard to Uber Driver: A Personal Journey in Queretaro

    Words by Olivia Singer/ Photo by Will Nielsen *Full interview conducted in Spanish, translated by author*   “Are you a safe driver?” we asked. He reached for his seatbelt. Click. “Of course.” Hector Luis Herrera Navarro, who drives for Uber in Queretaro, Mexico, says he...

  • 26 2016 September

    From the Wreckage of War

    Fikret Ibrakic stopped to read the seemingly unending stack of names etched into the slabs of stone before him. Although he had been at the memorial for the slain citizens of the Srebrenica village massacre multiple times before, he still had to take his time...

  • 26 2016 September

    A London Rapper’s Quest to Build a Legacy

    Shaeem Wright sits in the garden behind his West London home on a balmy summer night. The trees sway with the soft breeze as a train comes screeching to a stop at the nearby White City tube station. Wright enjoys a spliff with a friend...

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A Global First Amendment

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Morgan Krakow, Photos by Meghan Jacinto, Illustration by Erick Wonderly   As Endalk Chala walks down the street, he can’t shake the feeling that someone is following him. Every turn, every alleyway, someone...

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Finding a Voice Through Art

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Erin Carey, Photos by Kendra Siebert Mary-Minn Sirag wants people to know something very simple: “Autism isn’t hopeless.” As president for the Eugene nonprofit KindTree – Autism Rocks, Sirag has dedicated herself to helping...

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Tiny Homes, Big Community

January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Sarah Hovet, Photos by Johnny Hammond   Opportunity Village is situated between several pairs of railroad tracks, across from an industrial supply compound and past the Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood. Once inside the barbed...

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Words by Tess Novotny, Photos by Sarah Northrop   Enormous ovens, silver basin sinks, and an extraordinary collection of baking mixers and utensils sat dismally still for a month at Elbe’s Edibles, a recreational marijuana...

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A Global First Amendment

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Morgan Krakow, Photos by Meghan Jacinto, Illustration by Erick Wonderly   As Endalk Chala walks down the street, he can’t shake the feeling that someone is following him. Every turn, every alleyway, someone...

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Words and Photos by KJ Hellis and Mackenzie Moran  Up to my chest in frigid bog water, I cling tightly to my waders, hoping not to flood them, as I trudge through thick clay that...

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In the Heart of Terror

October 2, 2016 | 1 Comments

Words by Jordyn Brown / Illustration by Miro Merrill   There is something strange that happens to the human body when there is a sense something is about to go terribly wrong. You can wake...

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Words by Olivia Singer/ Photo by Will Nielsen *Full interview conducted in Spanish, translated by author*   “Are you a safe driver?” we asked. He reached for his seatbelt. Click. “Of course.” Hector Luis Herrera...

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Finding a Voice Through Art

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Erin Carey, Photos by Kendra Siebert Mary-Minn Sirag wants people to know something very simple: “Autism isn’t hopeless.” As president for the Eugene nonprofit KindTree – Autism Rocks, Sirag...

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Finding a Voice Through Art

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tiny Homes, Big Community

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An America Divided

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Finding a Voice Through Art

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Erin Carey, Photos by Kendra Siebert Mary-Minn Sirag wants people to know something very simple: “Autism isn’t hopeless.” As president for the Eugene nonprofit KindTree – Autism Rocks, Sirag has dedicated herself to helping...

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Movie Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

A London Rapper’s Quest to Build a Legacy

September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments