The olde Oregon Trail

  • This scrawny, blinder-wearing student is hitched to an antiquated wagon of institutional bloat and motivated to slog along a wasteful muddy trail by the diploma dangled in front of his nose by a well-fed University president.

  • The Olde Oregon Trail
  • As a full-time student working two part-time jobs to pay for tuition, I had something to say about a second tuition hike in less than a year. Pulling the diploma wagon was already a pain, and my role as Graphics Editor at the Oregon Daily Emerald student newspaper gave me a opportunity to illustrate how I felt about the burden.

    Although I had found a way to shortcut the halftone shading process, the intentional darkness of the ink reflected the general mood among poor students at the time.