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A Refugee’s Journey Across Seas

January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Mara Welty, Photos by Natalie Hardwicke   Ali Turki Ali, a Syrian refugee, stands in front of Lane Community College. His eyes gleam as he spots his brother and two nephews turn the...

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Words by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank, Photos by Will Nielsen and Phillip Quinn Nick and Calvin Pollard have spent weeks planning the perfect house show with their roommates. Black tarp covers the floor of their Fairmount Neighborhood house,...

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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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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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