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  • (Students and members of the Eugene community protest at various rallies and marches against new President-elect, Donald J. Trump. - Photo by Phillip Quinn)
    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...

  • The 21 plaintiffs from the Our Children's Trust nonprofit cheer to supporters outside Eugene’s federal courthouse, during their lawsuit's first court hearing in March.
    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...

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    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?”...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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    05 2016 June

    Separation Anxiety: A Personal Journey Through the UK’s Independence Crisis

    "Whether or not the vote, set for June 23, is a precipice remains to be seen. Meanwhile, as the layers unfold and the Brexit vote draws near, I can’t help but think of the music that ushered me into the harsh Scottish terrain in 2015...

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    05 2016 June

    Find Me On Friendly

    Explore a different area of Eugene and discover local delights in the Friendly Neighborhood. ...

  • (Miro Merrill)
    02 2016 June

    Full disclosure: Uncovering Oregon’s nudist subculture

    Words by Lindsay McWilliams, Illustrations by Miro Merrill I’m sitting with a group of eight people in lawn chairs by a pool. With my notepad handy and recorder on, I ask questions about my interviewees’ lives — typical of my job as a writer. Typical,...

  • Donald Trump came to Lane County. (Phillip Quinn/Ethos Magazine)
    10 2016 May

    Trump travels to Lane County

    Story by Andrew Tsubasa Field Having defeated all contenders to the Republican nomination, presidential candidate Donald Trump urged his Oregon supporters to vote, having only the delegate majority to win. On Friday evening at the Lane Events Center, Trump spoke to a crowd of 4,000...

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    25 2016 April

    ‘Stage Kiss’ lacks regard for the fourth wall, and that’s why it’s so great

    Over the course of its runtime, Stage Kiss breaks the fourth wall often and on purpose. Self-reflexivity is a deeply established mainstay in theater, and when done right it works through its translucent layers to establish deeper self-awareness of the work. Stage Kiss, written by Sarah Ruhl and...

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(Students and members of the Eugene community protest at various rallies and marches against new President-elect, Donald J. Trump. - Photo by Phillip Quinn)

An America Divided

November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

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...

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Photos contributed by SOJC students in Torsten Kjellstrand’s J365 Intro to Photojournalism course at the University of Oregon.                ...

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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...

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Malala Yousafzai: Make Your Heart Beautiful

October 2, 2016 | 1 Comments

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...

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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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From the Wreckage of War

September 26, 2016 | 1 Comments

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...

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(Students and members of the Eugene community protest at various rallies and marches against new President-elect, Donald J. Trump. - Photo by Phillip Quinn)

An America Divided

November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

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...

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An America Divided

November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Malala Yousafzai: Make Your Heart Beautiful

October 2, 2016 | 1 Comments
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The Election’s Muted Voice

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Photos contributed by SOJC students in Torsten Kjellstrand’s J365 Intro to Photojournalism course at the University of Oregon.                ...

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Movie Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A London Rapper’s Quest to Build a Legacy

September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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‘Weiner’ a meditation on public shaming

June 15, 2016 | 1 Comments