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Farewell to Flux

In Uncategorized on March 18, 2013 at 11:48 pm

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Fifteen months ago I sat down in a booth at the Fishbowl opposite two senior staffers from Flux: Managing Editor Maya Lazaro and Copy Chief Kendall Fields. I had applied to be a writer when they noticed I had experience copy editing. The magazine was looking to fill a few copy editor positions and the ladies asked if I’d be interested.

“Why not?” I replied.

I left the Erb Memorial Union feeling good about my shot at a writing gig with the School of Journalism and Communication’s flagship magazine. I’d been enamored by the publication ever since I visited the UO campus in November of 2004 for the Duck Preview. The spreads featuring geocachers, capoeira artists and shotgun weddings have been crystal clear in my mind since the first time I laid eyes on them — that saddle-stitched issue is still hidden away in my closet, right at home with other relics of my days as a high school senior. Read the rest of this entry »