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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 Hypatia, Laura Kipnis, and “Parks and Recreation.” Serendipitously, these searches hint at an important aspect of my identity: I am...

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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 acres of orchards and vineyards become visible across the hillsides. Around almost every turn is another winery tapping into the...

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Trying to find the music at Sasquatch 2017

May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 car broke down about 50 miles from our destination. After...

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Black Arts Festival: A Week of Culture

May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 on Sunday. The Black Arts Festival is a week of...

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Review: “Free Fire” shoots to thrill

April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 parts comedy and action. Wheatley is known for his auteurist...

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The Blues Are Back in Town

April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Olivia Singer, Photos by Sarah Northrop   “The number of talented artists and musicians we have around here is incredible. It never ceases to amaze me how great some of these people are that live right here in our community,” says Pat McCallum, owner of Mac’s Nightclub, a restaurant, bar and live music...

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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 Center in New York City in 2001. Mosques across the country have been attacked, Muslim women wearing the hijab have...

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Words by Tess Novotny, Photos by Meghan Jacinto Oregon state chess champion Ian Vo reads a book titled Russian Chess as he simultaneously plays six games of chess against his fellow club members. He flips pages and walks slowly from one board to another, pausing at each for a few seconds to quietly contemplate his next...

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