Oregon Quarterly

The indomitable Fern Hobbs, shown here as a member of the Salvation Army in Paris, c. 1918. When Miss Hobbs came to town, the saloons were shut down. Photograph courtesy John De Farrari
January 1

Miss Hobbs and the Gunslingers

Excerpt from historian Joe Blakely's book, Oswald West: Governor of Oregon 1911-1915.
Timbers photograph by Ana Maria Spagna. Inset photograph CC-by-NC-ND-3.0 Wild Trees
January 1

From Weed to Home

Scrappy, scraggly juniper becomes a cozy Cascades cabin
January 1

Letters to the Editor Winter 2012

Letters to the editor include comments on the history of the Duck, the importance of water, and support for the new UO president
Photograph courtesy UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives
October 1

With a Human Face: When Hoedads Walked the Earth

The legacy left behind by the hippie tree-planters of the 1970s and ’80s who once defined the Eugene scene
October 1

Hands-On Magic

An internationally famous spa is only part of the living landscape wonders created by a hard-working UO alumna
Photograph CC Soul Rider.222 by-NC-ND-3.0
October 1

Saw Chips in My Bra

A forest trails worker tells a story of softball, baseball, chainsaws, friendship, and being a girl
Left to right: Thomas Mickel; Sarah Vasconcellos; Harriet Kelly; Karen Goebel; Phyllis Hamel; and Ray Scofield. Photograph courtesy Friends of Hendricks Park
October 1

People's Park

Volunteers try to fill in the gaps left by reduced city support of the university's gorgeous neighbor, Hendricks Park 
On the set of Little Blue Pill, an indie film shot in Portland. Photograph courtesy Montauk Project Films
October 1

Little Blue Movie

Bringing a feature film to life, with the help of a lot of Pez and an MBA
Peg Rees, Sue Wieseke, and Wendy Polhemus display their long-delayed letters. Photograph by Isaac Viel
October 1


Former UO women athletes receive their long-delayed letters from the univeristy
Codevelopers of enhanced genome sequencing technique Eric Johnson and Michael Miller, along with Floragenex CEO Nathan Lillegard. Photograph by John Bauguess
October 1

Fast-Forwarding Mendel

UO researchers invent a key to quickly unlock DNA