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  • 04 2017 September

    Desert Rain and the Living Building Challenge

    Words by Claire Rischiotto, Photos by Meghan Jacinto In the arid city of Bend, Oregon, where it rains up to 9 inches a year, is an aptly named house called Desert Rain. The owners of this home, Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott, sought to do...

  • 04 2017 September

    The Flutemaker

    Words and Photos by Kendra Siebert  After a full day of leading workshops at César E Chavéz Elementary School, Samuel Becerra returns to his apartment to continue making art. With hands stained light blue from the acrylic paint used at the school, he opens the...

  • 01 2017 September

    Seeking Art in Suffering

    Emerson, Manitoba: a town comprised of less than 700 people and flat as a board with swaths of tundra, is more of a place people pass through than stop and take notice of. The Pembina-Emerson Border Agency, located just a mile from city hall, is...

  • 26 2017 August

    A Case for Content Warnings

    Words by Morgan Krakow, Photos by Ty Boespflug Over the past three issues, Ethos has looked at how the First Amendment functions at the University of Oregon. The national conversation has run wild with pundits and splashy headlines, so the magazine explored how these issues...

  • 26 2017 August

    With Love, Anita

    Words by Katherine Smith, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft  Twenty-two roses: One for every year they were apart. Anita’s heart was beating so fast; she thought it was going to explode. There he was, Deo Karan, waiting to reunite. He had been living just two hours...

  • 25 2017 July

    Angel: A woman’s calling to work with death

    Words by Aliya Hall, Photo by Sierra Pedro The one thing that hospice caregiver Beth Stephensen’s job has taught her is optimism. A small, middle-aged woman with glasses, Stephensen sips her tea before saying with a laugh, “Every day you can wake up and open...

  • 25 2017 July

    Updating History: Writing about the women who made me want to be a writer

    Words by Sarah Hovet, Illustration by Erick Wonderly Despite professors’ urges not to cite it as a scholarly source, college students consult Wikipedia every day. Scrolling through my browsing history, my recent Wikipedia searches include Hypatia, Laura Kipnis, and “Parks and Recreation.” Serendipitously, these searches...

  • 08 2017 July

    Heceta Head Lighthouse: A historical gem on the Oregon coast

    Words by Erin Coates, photos by Johnny Hammond   Driving out of the coastal town of Florence towards Yachats, the red roof of 56-foot-tall Heceta Head Lighthouse can be seen all the way from from Highway 101. Although people recognize the structure overlooking the cliff,...

  • 02 2017 July

    Riding Invincible: The freedom of skating like a girl

    As the sun comes out on any given day, you can find people swarming any of Eugene’s seven skate parks, coasting in and out of the giant bowls, shooting off ramps, or just cruising down a hill. But if you take a good look at...

  • 02 2017 July

    The French Soul of Oregon’s Soil

    Words and photos by Sarah Northrop Just off Highway 99W is a narrow, winding road traversing through Dayton, Oregon, a rich growing area nestled within the Dundee Hills. As the road leads upward, hundreds of acres of orchards and vineyards become visible across the hillsides....

  • 02 2017 July

    Catch the Wind

    Words by Patrick Dunham, Photos by Phillip Quinn It’s late afternoon and Fern Ridge Reservoir is glistening in some of the first sunlight of the season. Quiet from the city’s buzz of spring, a rainbow arcs its chrome bridge across the distant hills. Out on...

  • 12 2017 June

    My Life Turned “Inside Out”

    Words by Sydney Padgett, Illustration by Erick Wonderly We reach our third security checkpoint, framed by emotionless guards and wrought iron cell doors. The woman examining my ID offers what feels like a pitying look, as if she is granting me permission to turn back...

  • 05 2017 June

    Emerald Fest: A New Tradition

    Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Sarah Northrop   From sunshine and cotton candy to friends painting each other’s bodies to children laughing as they tumble down inflatables, and dogs in underwear, the first annual Emerald Fest was a success. Emery, the Emerald Media Group Mascot,...

  • 31 2017 May

    Trying to find the music at Sasquatch 2017

    Words and Photos by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank   This past Memorial Day weekend, the music didn’t start at the Sasquatch Music Festival, but at an auto repair shop in Yakima, Washington, population 93,357. On the way to the annual music festival in the Columbia Gorge, our...

  • 22 2017 May

    Warming through Winter – Providing cold weather shelter for the unhoused

    Words by Sarah Hovet, Photos by Kendra Siebert   December storms hit Eugene with power outages, sleet, and ice-encrusted trees like bending popsicles. This cold has severe consequences for the unhoused. Egan Warming Center mitigates those consequences by providing sleeping spaces and meals on cold...

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Desert Rain and the Living Building Challenge

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Claire Rischiotto, Photos by Meghan Jacinto In the arid city of Bend, Oregon, where it rains up to 9 inches a year, is an aptly named house called Desert Rain. The owners of...

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The Flutemaker

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and Photos by Kendra Siebert  After a full day of leading workshops at César E Chavéz Elementary School, Samuel Becerra returns to his apartment to continue making art. With hands stained light blue from...

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Seeking Art in Suffering

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emerson, Manitoba: a town comprised of less than 700 people and flat as a board with swaths of tundra, is more of a place people pass through than stop and take notice of. The Pembina-Emerson...

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A Case for Content Warnings

August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Morgan Krakow, Photos by Ty Boespflug Over the past three issues, Ethos has looked at how the First Amendment functions at the University of Oregon. The national conversation has run wild with pundits...

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The Flutemaker

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and Photos by Kendra Siebert  After a full day of leading workshops at César E Chavéz Elementary School, Samuel Becerra returns to his apartment to continue making art. With hands stained light blue from...

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Seeking Art in Suffering

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emerson, Manitoba: a town comprised of less than 700 people and flat as a board with swaths of tundra, is more of a place people pass through than stop and take notice of. The Pembina-Emerson...

Read More →

With Love, Anita

August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Katherine Smith, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft  Twenty-two roses: One for every year they were apart. Anita’s heart was beating so fast; she thought it was going to explode. There he was, Deo Karan,...

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Q&A with the founder of France’s first women and trans open mic.   Words by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank, photos by Teresa Suárez and Marie Rouge   For 26-year-old Eiram*, it was being called “selfish” by a middle-aged White...

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With Love, Anita

August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Katherine Smith, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft  Twenty-two roses: One for every year they were apart. Anita’s heart was beating so fast; she thought it was going to explode....

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With Love, Anita

August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catch the Wind

July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

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The Flutemaker

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and Photos by Kendra Siebert  After a full day of leading workshops at César E Chavéz Elementary School, Samuel Becerra returns to his apartment to continue making art. With hands stained light blue from...

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Seeking Art in Suffering

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The French Soul of Oregon’s Soil

July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trying to find the music at Sasquatch 2017

May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

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The French Soul of Oregon’s Soil

July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words and photos by Sarah Northrop Just off Highway 99W is a narrow, winding road traversing through Dayton, Oregon, a rich growing area nestled within the Dundee Hills. As the road leads upward, hundreds of...

Read More →

Find Me On Friendly

June 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Desert Rain and the Living Building Challenge

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Claire Rischiotto, Photos by Meghan Jacinto In the arid city of Bend, Oregon, where it rains up to 9 inches a year, is an aptly named house called Desert Rain. The owners of...

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July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Building Nepal’s Future

February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments