Marissa Pardue was one of of the protesters outside of the city council meeting Oct. 24 to protest about the drug-related arrest made by EPD Oct. 21 (Christopher Trotchie/ Emerald)

Eugene residents voice concerns about police brutality to city council

Eugene-Springfield residents expressed frustration and distress to Lane County city council regarding an arrest made by Eugene Police Department during the weekly meeting on Oct. 24. Gwendolyn Iris, one of the organizers of the rally “Speak Out Against Police Brutality,” asked the city council to launch an investigation into the actions …


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Blind Pilot at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH (Photo courtesy of The Zender Agenda on Flickr)
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Review: Blind Pilot and Margaret Glaspy bring summer back to HiFi Music Hall

On Sunday night, Oregon’s own pride and joy of indie-folk, Blind Pilot, came to the Hifi Music Hall with banjos, upright basses, guitars and lead singer Israel Nebeker’s resonant voice in tow. With its warm and vibrating sound, Blind Pilot made the venue feel like a big family gathering somewhere …