A Day in the Life of a Glass BlowerBy Eva Murtaugh
Every morning, Fereyel Richardson wakes up, sends her sons off to school and then goes to work creating glass art.
Diane Allen and Her Four-Legged FriendsBy Ashley Young
Diane Allen is more than just a dog walker. Her whole life is revolved around pets and taking care of them in every way she can.
Football Season Never EndsBy Adrien Raffin
An inside look at off-season training by the University of Oregon football team.
The Virtuoso MentorBy Sumi Kim, Taylor Goodman and Michael McGovern
Acoustic guitarist Mark Hanson shares his gift of music in more ways than one.
Singing PastelsBy Bryan Cargill, Fahmo Mohammed and Stephanie Lambirth
Kate McGee's works range from picturesque landscapes to still lifes featuring vibrant oranges, greens, and blues.
Cuico Finds New Purpose in SoftballBy Ryan Rouillard
After having an unexpected curveball thrown her way last summer, former Oregon softball player Kailee Cuico is back in town and making the most of a new opportunity with the team.
Rhythm That Brings a Community TogetherBy Danielle Arman
The Salseros Dance Company hosted the second annual Salsa Dancing Festival in Eugene. The music brought the community together in new way.
The Artist Out on a LimbBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
Tim’s journey to become an artist has shaped who he is, and he continues to walk that path each day. “It’s important, more than ever, that I share my work.”
Giving Life to the LifelessBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
Mike Leckie captures the beauty and complexity of the human experience in his figurative sculptures.
UO Grad Makes His Mark as Sports BroadcasterBy Ryan Rouillard
Less than a year after graduating from UO, Joey McMurry is already very active on the local airwaves.
Lover of the LightBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
Stephen White creates one-of-a-kind light sculptures, and we are all moths to his flame.
Volunteers Plant Trees in Whiteaker NeighborhoodBy Alexsis Winterhalter
Seven teams of volunteers set out by bike and car to plant forty trees in the Whiteaker Neighborhood.
Gretchen Menn, Guitar GoddessBy La'akea Kaufman, Ruben Garcia Jr. and Alex Junquera
From headbangers to Bach, and everything in between, Gretchen Menn’s six-string sound is music to the ears.
Stars on the Field, Best Friends off the FieldBy Danielle Arman
The women’s Ultimate Frisbee team at the University of Oregon may be one of the best in the country, but it’s their commitment to each other that makes them stand out the most.
Force Versus FinesseBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
A steady job wasn’t enough for Tracie Manso. She wanted to be happy, so she turned to art.
Painting is Her ChurchBy Emily Basile, Andy Abeyta and Hannah Golden
Art is sacred for Eugene painter Claire Flint.
The Vulnerability of Being on Stage By Hannah Golden, Emily Basile and Andy Abeyta
Spoken word poet Jorah LaFleur makes courage her medium.
Drumming to Her Own BeatBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
Susan Lucia plays the drums in three different bands.
Yin and Yang By Emily Basile, Andy Abeyta and Hannah Golden
Saxophonist and origami artist Tomo Tsurumi balances the arts in his life.
Taking the Plunge for the Special OlympicsBy Kassidy Iwashita
More than 500 participants and spectators braved the weather for the 5th annual Polar Plunge event.
A Copper HeartBy Fahmo Mohammed, Bryan Cargill and Stephanie Lambirth
Scott Kuszik puts soul into his art. “A lot of my art is just tangible emotion,” Kuszik said.
Beautiful JunkBy Michael McGovern, Sumi Kim and Taylor Goodman
Eugene metal worker Steve Uhle creates iron poetry in his art.
Come Ride the Apocalypse CarouselBy Sumi Kim, Taylor Goodman and Michael McGovern
An activist through her art, Andrea Ros believes human behavior has possibly led to an irreversible degradation in the environment.
Track Athlete’s Journey to Tracktown USABy Trent Warren
UO track athlete Casey Campbell excels both on and off the track. His journey to Hayward Field is truly one of a kind.
Captain Nemo’s Favorite ArtistBy Stephanie Lambirth, Fahmo Mohammed and Bryan Cargill
Joe Mross turns the fantastic world of steampunk into reality with his curious creations.
Basketball Brings Siblings CloserBy Ryan Rouillard
Siblings Alex and Hannah Nordstrand have used the game of basketball to bond closer than they’ve ever been.
Vets Helping VetsBy Tianna Waite
The University of Oregon Veteran Center provides student veterans with unique services while they transition to college life.
Standup ComedianBy Preston Hiefield
Jacob Salzberg, a senior journalism student, has built up a reputation as a standup comedian on the local scene.
Activities for All at Mt. PisgahBy Amos Horn
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum offers activities like Play in the Rain Day.
Safe RideBy Alexandra Wallachy
When night hits Eugene, UO Safe Ride staffers are in vans, working to ensure that students and staff don’t walk home alone.
Memories for a LifetimeBy Ryan Rouillard
As the volleyball coach and freshman counselor at Marist High School, Shari Pimental has created a bond with students that lasts far beyond their four years at the school.
Lights On, Cameras ReadyBy Audrey Roberts
Brian Richardson, KEZI-TV news anchor and producer, left Missouri and came to Eugene, where he works nightside to produce the 11 p.m. newscast.
Reinventing the Collegiate Athlete One Bound at a TimeBy Shaina Lumish
Madelayne Varela demonstrates the struggle and hardship that comes with being a Division-1 Track athlete at the University of Oregon.
Our Kuleana: Keeping the Hula TraditionBy Demiliza Saramosing
Kumu Iwalani shares Hula with the Eugene community to fulfill her kuleana, her responsibility, as a Hula practitioner.
Sweet LifeBy Arabelle Adler
Take an inside look at the creative process of a local bakery in Eugene, known to most as Sweet Life.
Museum That Makes Eugene TickBy Rachel Ibanez
J.D. Olson owns the Conger Street Clock Museum, a hidden gem in the Eugene community. His clocks symbolize much more to him than just simple timepieces.
Statues, Clocks and SlippersBy Andrew Murray
The Piccadilly Flea Market is special to the Eugene community. With 44 years of history behind it, the market attracts people of all generations.
Eugene Microhouse By Christopher Keizur
Laura Rose and her husband have designed and built one of the first microhouses in Eugene. The design has won awards and generated interest across the city.
Business Brings New Life to Downtown EugeneBy Christina Belasco
The Barn Light, a cafe-bar combo, has played a key part in Eugene’s downtown revitalization.
Delivering the NewsBy Sijia Chen
UO student Abel Cerros delivers the Daily Emerald newspaper early in the morning before people wake up.
Crossing into the DayBy Terry Bishop
Steven Leuders helps schoolchildren and their parents cross the street in front of Edison Elementary in Eugene.
Eugene’s Own Euphoria ChocolateBy Alexsis Winterhalter
A look inside the production of Euphoria’s award-winning chocolates and how the process takes place from start to finish.
Overnight DeliveriesBy Travis Loose
Laid off during the recession, a mechanical engineer carries newspapers to make ends meet.
KWVA Hosts Record SwapBy Andrew Murray
This year, the campus radio station showcased record collections from more than 15 vendors.
Eugene Resident Gives Back to International CommunityBy Samantha Saldivar
Beth Schenderlein, the International Student Services Coordinator at Lane Community College, helps students adjust to a different culture.
Combining Teaching with FitnessBy Emily Basile
UO’s Leigha Krick is certified to teach seven group workout classes at the Student Rec Center. She plans to pursue teaching fitness for a living after graduating in June.
Student Food PantryBy Eurie Hwang
The food pantry's mission is to provide free groceries for students in need.
Rescued Osprey Given Second ChanceBy Megan Dougherty
Danu, the osprey was rescued by the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene. A handler tells the story of the bird's remarkable recovery.
Life of DisciplineBy Ryan Waldahl
For one martial artist, Jeet Kune Do serves as a tool of self-defense and a means of improving his quality of life.
Purr-fect CompanionBy Rachell Brown
Volunteers at West Coast Dog and Cat Rescue spend their mornings taking care of feline friends.
Speaking Out on ImmigrationBy Jennifer Hernandez
Growing up as an undocumented immigrant, Jackie Altamirano says she could not comfortably talk about who she was.
A Long JourneyBy Ryan Waldahl
Today, Sandra Green works as a Spanish teacher at Thurston High School in Springfield, far from where she once called home.
Japanese Woman Breaks Free From Social Restrictions By Corey Buchanan
Mihoko Kato left her friends and family behind to find her true self and pursue a new life in America.
Breathing Easy in AmericaBy Cody Mann
Rohan Banerjee grew up in India and came to America for college. Ultimately, he chose America as his home despite his family’s objections.
League of Video Game PlayersBy Rick Lindfors
A student Pokemon league at the UO focuses on fun and friends.
Sharing Jewish Culture with StudentsBy Rachell Brown
Shira Melul, a recent Israeli immigrant, leads the Jewish Student Union at South Eugene High School.
Finding a Home in a Different CultureBy Spencer Adrian
Catherine Arthur was born in Samoa. She grew up as a minority and then moved to a place where suddenly she became one of the majority.
Photography with a Camera and PaintBy Jaclyn Umenhofer
Local photographer Athena Delene uses more than just her camera to creatively photograph her subjects—she uses paint.
Sharing Bikes on CampusBy Brian Fair
The University of Oregon’s Outdoor Program has received a $200,000 grant from the ASUO to develop a bike share system on campus.
In the Face of RevolutionBy Ryan Hoefle
A University of Oregon professor has released a new book detailing her research on social movements in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Amanda On-AirBy Kyle Hebel
While balancing her life as a UO student and employee at The Duck Store, Amanda Burd also works as a radio host on the campus radio station.
Cleaning Up the Arena By Ariel Thomas
It’s six in the morning at the Matthew Knight Arena, and Dan Barnes is just going to work.
Koffee RiteBy David Pearson
A duo of entrepreneurs successfully launches a coffee roasting business with help from “Sprout!”, the food hub that increases access to sustainable local food options.
Marathon Training is More Than RunningBy Elizabeth McNamara
A University of Oregon senior takes on a hobby that takes up more time than most. Besides training for races, she had to completely change the way she lives her life.
Bike Polo Under the BridgeBy Conner Gordon
This group of cycling enthusiasts gathers each Thursday evening at a concrete square under the Washington-Jefferson Street Bridge.
Catching DreamsBy Kaimana Badajos
In a web of tangled dreams, only the good ones are able to make it through. Thunder Star creates traditional dream catchers validating that “We are still here.”
Hiking Spencer Butte By Nick Odermann
University of Oregon student Natasha Morris hikes Spencer Butte routinely to get away from the stresses of college. After moving to Eugene from San Francisco, she now has a love for both terrains.
Aerial silk yoga flies high By Allie Burger
A new workout class in Eugene is taking exercise to new heights.
Candidate Profiles by J462 Reporting II Students