Student Insurgent

Drop the Mike

UO President Michael Schill has started a blog series called “Open Mike” which ironically appears to have the comments disabled. In this non-open discussion forum, President Schill addresses budgetary issues in the typical manner of someone saying nothing for a long time and expecting not to be interrupted. Before the end of the second paragraph…

CALL TO ACTION: Students must strike every Friday against climate inaction

Striking every Friday to protest global inaction on climate change will put power in the hands of students who will suffer significant consequences related to climate chaos. Students must radically disrupt the social, economic and political status-quo of the United States. By resisting the system of educational conformity, students can learn lessons of empowerment on…

Board gives $100k bonus to Schill during finals week

Dec 9th 2019, in the middle of finals week Fall term, the UO Board of Trustees met and voted on a $100K performance bonus for President Michael Schill. The next meeting of the Board will be during finals week Winter term and similarly assure the near impossibility of student engagement with UO’s governing body. The…

Students Save the World

Greta Thunburg has taken a year off school to save the world. She has sailed across the Atlantic in an experimental racing boat designed to use no fossil fuels. She comes to America, the source of the climate crisis, at the beginning of the Global Climate Strike, a movement she started. First she stopped going…

A Letter from the Editors

Hello Insurgents, You may be wondering where we’ve been. We at the Insurgent are very sorry for our year-long absence, but we’re happy to announce that we’re back! Between folks on graduating, dropping out, and moving on, we were left with only one person on staff during the 2018-19 school year. That was really tough,…