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Eugene community speaks out for Trayvon Martin, local implications

Community members gathered Monday to stand against “social injustice,” sparked by the killing of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin.

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Occupy Eugene clinic provides free medical aid to those who can’t afford it

Occupy Eugene organized a free medical clinic held Sunday afternoon, providing on-the-spot care by volunteer doctors at the promenade of the Eugene Federal Building.

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Occupy Eugene holds march in protest of banks

Occupy Eugene held a march in downtown Eugene yesterday in protest of the practices of corporate banks.

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Photos: Ending an Occupation

Following a 5-2 City Council ruling to close down its campsite, The Occupy Movement is slowly trickling out of Washington/Jefferson Park. The once-robust protest village becomes more and more scarce by the hour; soon, all those tents and elaborate structures will be gone.

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Council votes to disband Occupy Eugene camp

The Eugene City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday to disband the Occupy Eugene camp at Washington-Jefferson Park as soon as practically possible in an emergency session called by Mayor Kitty Piercy.

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City Council extends Occupy's stay through January 11

The Eugene City Council voted to allow the Occupy Eugene movement to stay in Washington-Jefferson Park until Jan. 11 at their work session Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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City Council postpones Occupy vote to Wednesday

The Eugene City Council voted to put off the decision of whether to allow the Occupy Eugene movement to stay in Washington-Jefferson Park pending further review. They plan to revisit the issue on Wednesday.

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Weekly crime round-up

Homeless men found guilty of assault Two homeless men were acquitted of attempted murder charges after a brutal fight with a Glenwood man. Instead, the men were found guilty of third degree assault. The jury spent less than three hours on their decision. John Chartrand, 44, was sentenced to one …

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Occupy Eugene's 'Buy Nothing Day' results in one arrest

This Black Friday protest, called “Buy Nothing Day,” was aimed at “encouraging people to spend time with their families rather than spending money on material objects often produced in sweatshops overseas,” according to the movement’s website.

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Occupy Eugene Episode 3

Daryl Driscoll shares why she supports Occupy Eugene and how Occupy receives support from an Oakland artist.

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Occupy protesters arrested outside banks

Between 200 and 300 protesters marched around five different banks in downtown Eugene Thursday afternoon, leading to the arrest of 17 individuals. Protesters began their march around 12:30 p.m. in a non-violent, civil disobedience display. Fifteen people were arrested for trespass in the second degree. One person was arrested for …

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Bouchat: "Too big to fail?" Bank of America is too big to trust

My mania leads me to one bit of advice for Bank of America customers: Tread carefully.

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ASUO Senate takes on more than just EMU

When issues as significant as the EMU Referendum and its postponement are considered, some other agenda items have to be left by the wayside, even if those matters would be headline news on any other Wednesday night.

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Occupy Eugene panel better defines goals

Critics of the national Occupy movement maintain organizers of the movement have yet to formalize specific demands or determine a timeline for their protests. They argue the demonstrations still lack the structure and focus to foster real change. However, several University faculty members and Eugene citizens hope that — through public forums and presentations between community members and protesters — Occupy Eugene can prove critics wrong.

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Former Sen. Russ Feingold addresses corporate influence in American democracy

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold spoke about corporate influence in the United States to an audience of about 450 people yesterday afternoon in the EMU Ballroom.

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Resolutions and stipend increases 'occupy' Senate

After a drawn-out meeting that dealt with a number of potential resolutions, the ASUO Senate partially finished the work that its stipend model committee began by approving stipend increases for Executive staff members and heads of student programs.

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Shallot: Student renters report no problems with college apartment

This is a part of our satirical “Shallot” series. All content is unbelievably fake.

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Letter: Students should support University occupation

I pay tuition and actively participate in my education at the University, and I support the presence of Occupy Eugene on our campus.

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McKivor: Inside the Occupy movement

Thursday night was a particularly cold one in Eugene, but that didn’t stop the Occupy movement from setting up a few tents and bare mattresses on Memorial Quad on campus.

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Occupy Eugene makes its way to campus

The University became the new home for the Occupy Eugene movement Thursday afternoon when protesters migrated — camping gear and protest signs in hand — from Alton Baker Park to the Quad and then later to the Riverfront Research Park, their third location in three weeks.

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'Occupy' movement comes to Eugene

Seasoned protesters and first-time activists alike brought the “Occupy” movement to Eugene Saturday, setting up camp indefinitely in the downtown area to send a unified message for change to the nation’s corporate elite.

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Occupy Eugene negotiates with Eugene police to peacefully protest Saturday

Occupy Eugene will have a protest and march Saturday at an undisclosed location to bring attention to the fact that big corporations are funding a large part of the federal government.

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ASUO Kickoff introduces student government goals for coming year

More than 50 students got their first taste of student government at the ASUO Kickoff meeting Tuesday. The event served as a forum for President Ben Eckstein and his staff to present their goals and ideas for the year.

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