Drumming to Her Own BeatBy Taylor Wilder, Robert Wery and Alex Crowson
Susan Lucia plays the drums in three different bands.
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.
Salsa Heats Up the Dance Floor By Nick Nathanielsz
Salsa heated the Vet's Ballroom last February. The three-day event included workshops, live music and performances by acclaimed salsa bands and dancers.
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.
UO Pitches In to Help HungryBy Brian Fair
To help the statewide food drive, University of Oregon departments compete to see who can collect the most food donations.
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.
KWVA Looks to the FutureBy Kirsten Nicolaisen
Major renovations to the UO's EMU pose exciting possibilities for the future of KWVA campus radio.
Candidate Profiles by J462 Reporting II Students