Community members gathered Monday to stand against “social injustice,” sparked by the killing of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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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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.
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.
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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I pay tuition and actively participate in my education at the University, and I support the presence of Occupy Eugene on our 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.
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.
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.