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Admin Strikes Again: The latest victim? The Student Food Pantry

Currently, about 9,000 students a year walk through the doors of the Student Food Pantry. They are greeted by a welcoming student to pick up their free produce, bread, canned goods, frozen meats, milk, eggs, cheese, hummus, coffee, pastas, tofu, peanut butter, cake mix, cooking oil, almost anything one can think of. The pantry currently…

John Bellamy Foster: State of the Revolution

One of the nation’s leading socialist thinkers and a key voice in the development of social ecology, John Bellamy Foster talks to the Student Insurgent about surviving capitalism, social transformation, and the importance of radical student uprisings. “We are in a very unstable period,” says John Bellamy Foster as a zoom call warbles in and…

Cops Audit Cops?

Cops off Campus holds their last meeting of Spring Term UO has begun a process of auditing its campus police force, but for some a hired consulting agency named Twenty First Century Policing (21CP) leaves the fox guarding the hen house. According to Cops off Campus UO, their own community audit on campus has concluded,…

The End of Roe: The Birth of Post-Liberalism

The end of the protections enshrined by Roe v. Wade appears imminent. After 49 years of precedent, the Supreme Court is poised to roll back the constitutional right to abortion. In the coming weeks, the ruling will be officially issued by the highest court in America, leading to a spate of drastic abortion bans across…

Greetings From Jane’s Revenge

Forwarded from an anonymous trusted source A warm hello to all readers of the Student Insurgent and defenders of reproductive rights everywhere. As you may know by now, we are on the verge of losing reproductive autonomy nationwide. This egregious violation of human rights should shock and disgust anyone with the most basic sense of…

Alternate Worlds: Against Capitalist Realism

Many words walk in the world. … There are words and worlds which are lies and injustices. There are words and worlds which are truths and truthful. … In the world of the powerful there is no space for anyone but themselves and their servants. In the world we want everyone fits. In the world…

Suicide at UO: An Illusion of Care

Content Warning: This article discusses themes of suicide and sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised Lane County is experiencing an epidemic and not the one you are thinking of; suicide takes someones life every three days here. The population of the University of Oregon is not exempt from this rising problem. Universities nowadays are saying…

Male Entitlement Permeates Every Facet of a Woman’s Life

While the recent information about the potential repeal of Roe v. Wade and the state of abortion rights in this country is certainly disturbing, to those who have been paying attention it is not the least bit shocking. Back in August 2021, Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barett declined to block a vaccine mandate at…

Problematic Artists, Important Art: The Case of Ciro Guerra

There is a longstanding and possibly unresolvable debate in art criticism over the importance of distinguishing between art and artist. The school of New Criticism, developed in the mid-twentieth century, sought to isolate works of art as self-contained objects. In 1967 the postmodernist Roland Barthes declared that “the author is dead,” signaling a view of…

May Day 2022

Reflections from the Eugene May Day Coalition One of the things most abhorrent about Capitalism is the way it not only adorns our bodies in hurt and harm but prevents us from having the time, space, sense of safety, and community support needed to ever dig that poison out of our bodies. Coming together to…

Admin Strikes Again: The latest victim? The Student Food Pantry

Currently, about 9,000 students a year walk through the doors of the Student Food Pantry. They are greeted by a welcoming student to pick up their free produce, bread, canned goods, frozen meats, milk, eggs, cheese, hummus, coffee, pastas, tofu, peanut butter, cake mix, cooking oil, almost anything one can think of. The pantry currently…