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The UO “Demonstration Team”

Surveillance of Students Integrated Across Dozens of Administration Offices and UOPD

DEMOCRATIZE UO’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE ASUO SENATE’S VETO OF ASUO PRESIDENT BOYD’S DECISION TO TRANSFER THE EMU OUT OF THE I-FEE TO ADMIN

On February 8th, 2022 the Daily Emerald first reported on the decision by ASUO President Isaiah Boyd to transfer the budget and authority of the EMU out of the ASUO’s Incidental Fee budget to the University of Oregon administration. This development came out of nowhere and was not reported on until the decision was already…

Public Records Request Reveals Campus Collusion with the CIA

In November of last year, CIA recruiters made a visit to the University of Oregon campus. In our December issue we wrote about their visit and the counterprotest that was organized against it. We had one lingering question: “who arranged for the CIA to recruit on campus, and why?” Since then, we have obtained public…

How UO’s COVID Response Underscores the Necessity of Democratzing the Board of Trustees

Democratize UO’s Statement on the UO Administration’s Response to the Omicron Surge The roots of the current governance structure at UO can be traced back to 2010 under then-new University President Robert Lariviere. At this time, all of the public universities in the state were governed by the Oregon University System. President Lariviere advocated for…

GTFF Demands Safer Working & Learning Conditions Through Protest: and SUCCEEDS

We, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, make the following demands of the University of Oregon to maintain the health and safety of workers and students on campus: Increase Remote Instruction Options • Move all courses remote, when applicable, until cases in Lane County decrease to low transmission levels as determined by the CDC (50 cases…

Fuck Your Land Acknowledgements! A Guide to Avoiding Performative Passivism

Hey, you! You realize you’re on stolen land, right? Who am I kidding, of course you do. But, how do you feel about that? Seriously! How does it feel to live on stolen land? Are you uncomfortable? I encourage you to think about these questions and keep thinking about them until you die. If you’ve…

Disaster Capitalist Drowned out on Campus

A regular Wednesday guest lecture on campus became an anti-logging protest when a group of activists shut down a talk given by Tyler Freres of Freres Lumber. Freres, a third-generation logger, came to the University of Oregon law school to talk about his company and the benefits of the post-fire logging practices his company employs….

Unhoused man dies of exposure sheltering at bus stop

For three days an elderly man sheltered at the intersection of Hwy 99 and Royal Ave. With the first bitter cold snap of the year on Nov 17th, he passed away. The bus stops there four times a day, yet none called for help or rendered aid. In response, on Friday Nov 19th, Black Thistle…

By Eric Howanietz January 10, 2022
Cops Off Campus Kick-Off

ASUO insider reveals Student Activity Fees funding police surveillance through Duck Rides Cops Off Campus launched their November 4th kickoff meeting to a packed lecture hall at UO. The Group has recently changed names from Disarm UO to Cops Off Campus (COC) to support a larger police abolitionist movement unfolding across the region. Despite this…

CIA, Go Away!

In the first couple weeks of November, undergraduate and graduate students across all departments received their weekly advising emails. Those of us who actually read these newsletter updates couldn’t help but notice a curious opportunity announced in fine print: This raised some questions: Who arranged for the CIA to recruit on campus, and why? Most…