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Eugene Had Its Own “Charlie Hebdo”

January 16th, 2015 11 Comments

Here’s a factoid you may not have known, because we never told anyone. Our editor, publisher, head writer, and art director all had religion degrees — from Vanderbilt, Yale, Notre Dame and Bob Jones University.

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Primary Sources Spark Necessary Wonder

April 4th, 2014 No Comments

Reading in the margins is the best training possible for reading between the lines. We’ve always considered this a life skill. It’s quickly becoming a survival skill.

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Excellence Matters; Success Doesn’t

March 14th, 2014 2 Comments

Between Ken Kesey Square at the heart of downtown Eugene and all of the University of Oregon buildings that bear Phil Knight’s imprimatur, it’s easy to overlook the legacy of Bill Bowerman and the culture of excellence he attempted to instill here.

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How Do You Write a Headline For This?

November 30th, 2012 No Comments

Gravity is life’s first hard lesson. Brevity is its last.

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