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A culture of protest at UO: then and now

On Jan. 20, 1973, a group of protesters marched from the EMU to Alton Baker Park in opposition to the Vietnam War. When the march began, there were less than a dozen people, but by the time it was over, almost 500 had joined. Marching in silence out of respect …

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UO students plan ‘die-in’ Friday to protest war in Syria

On Friday afternoon, student protesters will lie down, imitating dead bodies, in the street on the corner of University Street and 13th Avenue to protest the war in Syria. The protesters, beginning at 2:30 p.m., will attempt to disrupt the foot traffic that is usually dense in that area. This …

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LGBTQ supporters protest in Johnson Hall after program cuts

Students are protesting at Johnson Hall today about positions in LGBT Education and Support Services programs being cut. About 30 protesters started at the Health Center and marched down 13th Avenue, carrying signs that said things like “The UO exploits LGBTQ/POC labor” and “support queer services,” while chanting “President Schill …

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Video: University of Oregon Students protest the election

After the election results had all been tallied and students awoke to find their new President-Elect was Donald Trump many had strong feelings. The election process itself had been contentious and sometimes cruel and many students now have fears for the future. This is some of their stories and footage …

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"Die-in" for Eric Garner decision staged at Lillis

Lillis’ floor was covered with lying-down students for 14 minutes on Dec. 5. The “die-in” was a protest staged by the University of Oregon Multicultural Center at the Lillis Business Complex in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing of Eric Garner. A …

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Brother Jed draws a crowd on campus outside Knight library

‘Brother Jed’  is back on campus preaching his anti-gay and anti-feminist religious message on the Knight Library lawn. George Smock, Campus Ministry USA  president, also known as ‘Brother Jed’, has drawn a crowd the past few days, and the University of Oregon Police Department showed up today to make sure it didn’t get out …

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Videos of UO adjunct professor James Olmsted in confrontation with student group incites anger on social media

Update: The University of Oregon Police Department released a statement Friday, confirming that Olmsted, 58, was arrested Thursday afternoon on campus. “He (Olmsted) was cited in lieu of custody for second-degree theft and two counts of physical harassment. Olmsted was escorted off campus and issued a letter forbidding his return. An investigation is …

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Video: Students march to Johnson Hall, protest tuition increase

Students marched to Johnson Hall to protest tuition increases and speak with Robert Berdahl. Due to technical difficulties, some recordings are solely audio. Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream

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