[quote=“Che Oregonian”]Hola, Ciao, Hello…
Are we playing the class game? Unfortunately, I am not psyched about that like the Law school folk. I was in UO from 1998-2003, but I am considered as the class of 2004 (Art History and Journalism). The good old Eugene is always making up itself in different ways.
The allergies in Eugene are the worst. I hated it. I went through this silly lawsuit with UO and it dampened my experience there tremendously. Not even the Fantasy Wharehouse could cheer me up, although I understand that is closed.
I also hated all the PC-I-need-to-be-a-minority (you litterally had people lying about their ethnic backgrounds and/or sexuality in order to get attention), panhandlers and the LGBT community can go take a flyin’ leap. But it had so many wonderful quirks. There was the lady who worked at Cafe Zenon who had been living on the lam, ala the movie “Running On Empty”, and turned herself in. Some of the best restaurants in the U.S. And of course Animal House, and Personal Best, the world’s best movie about lesbian athletes, were filmed there. And many people don’t realize that thing with the Gnome from that French movie and in those travel Web site ads was a Eugene invention.