When I made the official decision to go vegan, it didn’t come as a complete surprise to most of the people who knew me, since I had been a vegetarian for nearly 10 years. My dad, sister, and some other close friends made fun of me and cracked jokes related to vegan stereotypes— one being tha…
When Trevor Lan heard about an upcoming school performance, he prepared by practicing in front of his TV at home a few weeks before the event took place. Performances would happen on a weekly and monthly basis at Tze Wen Elementary School in Taiwan, with students volunteering to entertain th…
Six feet stand on the rain-soaked grounds of Eugene, Oregon. Two belong to Molly Neher, a recent graduate of the University of Oregon. The other four belong to Reid, a personable labradoodle who helps Molly handle life with seizures in a way that nothing else can.
Emerson, Manitoba: a town comprised of less than 700 people and flat as a board with swaths of tundra, is more of a place people pass through than stop and take notice of. The Pembina-Emerson Border Agency, located just a mile from city hall, is the second busiest crossing point between the …
Words by Sarah Hovet, Illustration by Erick Wonderly
Words by Iago Bojczuk, Photos by Will Nielsen
Words by Tess Novotny, Photos by Meghan Jacinto
Words by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank, Photos by Will Nielsen and Phillip Quinn
Words by Tess Novotny, Photos by Sarah Northrop
Words by Patrick Dunham, Photos by Phillip Quinn
Photos contributed by SOJC students in Torsten Kjellstrand’s J365 Intro to Photojournalism course at the University of Oregon.
Shaeem Wright sits in the garden behind his West London home on a balmy summer night. The trees sway with the soft breeze as a train comes screeching to a stop at the nearby White City tube station. Wright enjoys a spliff with a friend as they celebrate the completion of his fourth EP, Cosmo…
Words by Julia Comnes Photos by Kaylee Domzalski
Performance art can be a contentious subject. How far are artists willing to go? Is it inherently wrong to involve your family with your work? Or is that the purest form of the craft? The Family Fang, the second film under actor/director Jason Bateman’s belt, deals with a family of four grap…
Words by Lindsay McWilliams, Illustrations by Miro Merrill
Over the course of its runtime, Stage Kiss breaks the fourth wall often and on purpose.
Words by Patrick Dunham
Words by Russell Wilson, Photos by Hannah Giardina
Words by Lindsay McWilliams, Photos by Sierra Pedro
Like any year since, well, whenever Anna Karenina was published, the literary novel in 2015, according to the literary journalists, was dominated by domestic-realist tragicomic family dramas where characters have quiet epiphanies and no character is fully understood until we have capsule bio…
The realities of war, poverty and destruction often lose their impact as tragedy covers the headlines every day. Maybe we have a coping mechanism to block the constant horrors out. But University Theatre’s “Scorched” changes that perception, framing a broad crisis in an intimate lens.