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  • 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...

  • 18 2017 May

    Black Arts Festival: A Week of Culture

    Words by Sam Smargiassi, Photos by Meghan Jacinto  “This week is about expressing our talents and who we are as a people,” says Drake Hills, a University of Oregon student and co-director of the Black Male Alliance, about the Black Arts Festival that kicked off...

  • 17 2017 May

    Film Review: “Paterson” spotlights the beauty in cyclical and simple life

    Words by Patrick Dunham, Illustration by Erick Wonderly The latest feature from Jim Jarmusch, “Paterson,” is about a man named Paterson who grew up and lives in Paterson, New Jersey. He is a city bus driver and is played by an actor with the last name...

  • 01 2017 May

    A Day at Occupy Medical

    Words by Claire Rischiotto, Photos by Hetta Hansen On an overcast Sunday afternoon, Sue Sierralupé begins her volunteer shift by checking on a patient whose yellow and white skin is peeling off his right leg. She is the clinic manager and co-founder of Occupy Medical,...

  • 01 2017 May

    A Love Letter to Mumbai

    Words by Srushti Kamat, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft A calming chaos. An oxymoron. A voice. A faded memory. I have always been amazed at the ability of people to survive and thrive. I was born into a city of color, and then whisked away to a place...

  • 28 2017 April

    Review: “Free Fire” shoots to thrill

    Words by Patrick Dunham, Photo courtesy of LFF   In 90 minutes, hundreds of shots are fired, dozens of bullet wounds are inflicted, and constant havoc is wrecked in a former umbrella factory. Yet it is surprising that director Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” is equal...

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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...

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Memes and Internet Culture

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Iago Bojczuk It is undeniable that the Internet has changed the way we perceive the world. With increased access to the World Wide Web, people are now able to exchange information with family...

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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...

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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...

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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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A Love Letter to Mumbai

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Words by Srushti Kamat, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft A calming chaos. An oxymoron. A voice. A faded memory. I have always been amazed at the ability of people to survive and thrive. I was born into a...

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Words by Iago Bojczuk, Photos by Will Nielsen   In recent months, Islamophobia and hate crimes against muslims in the United States have soared to their highest levels since the terrorist attack on the World Trade...

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Words by Iago Bojczuk and Illustrations by Erick Wonderly From the top of Corcovado hill, Christ the Redeemer towered over Rio de Janeiro as athletes from around the world arrived in Brazil for the event...

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Heceta Head Lighthouse: A historical gem on the Oregon coast

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

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...

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Catch the Wind

July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Arts & Culture

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...

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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

Black Arts Festival: A Week of Culture

May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Review: “Free Fire” shoots to thrill

April 28, 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...

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Find Me On Friendly

June 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Science & Tech

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...

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Memes and Internet Culture

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Building Nepal’s Future

February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments