The UO Studenbt Insurgent Presents: The 2013/14 Student Disorientation Handbook: A Brief and Critical Guide to the University of Oregon

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THEUOSTUDENT
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Pride. Tradition. Kno·v.rledge. Wisdom. Community. These are the glorious
words slammed against the ears of every incoming student. They are ,.vords
to strengthen, but also to subdue, because they are words that do not invite
questions-- they pose demands. They demand that you have pride, that you
join the community,. that you will raise your hands in the shape of a mighty
0 and that you learn some college-sanctioned knowledge.
Look bellind the veil of these words, and we find a world of contradictions. The history of this campus is steeped in oppression of all kinds. You
can find contradictions in the mythical statues of the pioneers ,.\rho committed
genocide against the Kalapuya (upon whose land you no,.v walk), to plaques
honoring ol' Judge Deady, an author of the Oregon Constitution which outla,.ved the Blacks from living in the State. You can find the contradictions
in the forums regarding the campus polices' use of guns, ,.vhere President
Gottfredson stifled all democratic process and debate. You can find the contradictions as the University Adminstration bargains hard against the newly
formed United Academics and the old SEIU, ,.\rho demand a living wage. You
can find the contradictions as tuition continues to rise while State spending
prioritizes legislation of criminalization and incarceration.
There is certainly community. The most beautiful community that I
have found is the one that is ,.\rilling to question the University; the community that ,.villrecognize the injustice that lays
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radicalpublicationthatseeksto deconstntctthe existingsocialorderandfacilitateits
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OH,GREAT.
MORE UNSOLICITED ADVICE.
We recognizethat a lot of student energyis
spent on bare survivalrather than proactive
strategies,and that nothing teacheslikeone's
own mistakes.The followingtactics have
made our livesbetter maybesome can work
for you.

ACTIVELYFORM YOURCLASSES
INTO THE EDUCATIONYOU
WANT. Ask questions.Encouragequieter
classmates.Step back if you talk too much...

CREATECLASSESFOR YOUR■
SELFWHENEVER POSSI.BLE &
DESIREABLE. TI1inkup what you want
to do outsideof college-as-offeredand get
someonelegitto rubberstampit into useful
credits.This takes more time & energythan
clickingboxeson duckwebbut its worth it.
, AcademicAdvisingcan tell you how.vVhy
wait till after collegeto start living& learning how you want?

YOUCAN TAllE WHATEVER
CLASSESYOUWANT. Professorsjust
, want tot see your enthusiasm.Send a nice
emailor sho,.vup to the first day of classes
and see if it'sa good fit. [bringa yellow'add
course'slip from the department officefor
the teacher to sign and you're in!]

ORDER COURSETEXTS OVER
INTERLIBRARY LOAN. Good chances you'll find & recievethem, with minimal
delay& hassle,for at least a fe,.vweeks,and
for free!Neverhurts to try, anyway.

GOTO TEACHERS'OFFICE
HOURS,EVEN IFYOU DON'T
HAVEA REASON.You'llprobablyget
a better gradejust for showingyour face
and ~youmay learn something*.Youmay
get fringebenefitstoo (credits,jobs, connex,
parties,friends,trips, some academicscan
be fine/usefulhuman beingsto know).

WHEN YOU GET A RAW
DEAL, TRY TO HEAL. Teachers,
admins, staff, students, policies and
procedures will be arbitrary and cruelbreathe deeply and write down what
happened. There are offices (which yot1
already paid for) to help you get what
you want out of (son1e) bad situations.
Student Advocacy, etc.
TREAT FUNCTIONARIES
LIKE HUMAN BEINGS, EVEN
WHEN THEY FAIL, YOU DIS■
AGREE, OR THEIR FUNC•
TION SUCICS. Police, GTFs,
Baristas, Librarians, Secretaries and
Groundskeepers are just people doing
their job. You'll deal ,.vith many. Acting
entitled or rudely can only make things
worse, and acting humanely may open
doors.
SNEAK A PEEIC AT NEXT
TERM'S OFFERINGS: On the
class schedule menu (classes.uoregon.
edu) go to the current term, then
change the last number [in the URL] to
a higher one. EX. 201301 -> 201302!

AUDIT COVRSESTHATYOV
DON'T NEED FOR CREDIT,
OR JUST WANT TO TRY OUT.
PE classes can be audited by signing
up for open slots at the PE dept. office.
Other classes can be audited by[...]
JOBS POP VP EVERYWHERE
ON CAMPUS. Ask around in your
department, in programs, in libraries,
the EMU. Personal connections can get
yo11pretty far, and you might get a job
doing something you like.
YOUR CLASSES AND MAJOR
*DO NOT* DEFINE WHO
YOU ARE . You are you no n1atter
how many times you get asked for your
name and your major.
BROKE? NEED A BUZZ? Get
over yourself and look in garbage cans
for surplus coffee.Show solidarity: leave
food & drink surplus ON TOP of the
garbage can.
GET BIRTH CONTROL FOR
FREE AT THE HEALTH CEN■
TER. You don't even have to talk
to anybody- just grab from the jar. If
something looks unfamiliar, get one
and try it. #fingercondoms.
AVAIL YOURSELF OF THE
NATURAL WONDERS. Get out
in the woods. Don't call it the emerald
valleyjust because of the marijuana.
Check out Amazon Park, He11dricks
Park (there are goats at the top!), Spencer's B11tte,and Skinner's Butte.

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It is autumn in Eugene, Oregon. You should know well how wet it
is going to be, but it's not just the clouds that are going to make it rain. If
you are attending the University of Oregon, a11despecially if you are comi11g
from Cali, you too will make it rain (that is, you will spend lots of money on
tttition).
This year in-state and out-of-state students will be throwing down
about $9,000 and $30,000, respectively, on tuition. That's a lot of money, and
you can expect it to keep rising, unless you decide that you actually wa11t
those tuition dollars and/or recognize that education is a human right. If
that's the case, then there are lots of dedicated students are fighting the good
fight for accessible higher education.
LESS-T, or "League of Educators and Students Slashing Tuition" is
the most current organization of stt1dents that is working towards affordable
education. LESS-1' was founded as a collaboration amongst graduate and
undergraduate students in Spring of 2012 after the impromptu group "Tuition
is Too Damn High" responded to tuition increases.
Judith Lechner, then-president of the GTFF and member of LESS-T,
was inspired by the rally that was organized by the "Tuition Is Too Damn
High" group because "finally someone was speaking up." On the other hand,
she witnessed a vast majority of students not getting involved with the tuitio11
struggle- - it seemed as if "nobody else cared." After the rally, the several
members of the GTFF and stt1dents from the Multicultural Center, Survival
Center, and Women's Center formed LESS-T, which now has contact and
influence across the state and nation, via labor unions, school boards, student
governments, and t1niversity administration.
Lechner and others in LESS-T are asking the big question about
tttition: How can we make tuition free? In Germany, where Lechner, and in
countries around the world, tuition remains free to students, and such was
the case in California before Reagan became governor. In California, from
1963 to 1971, the total cost for AA, BA, and MA, the total tuition would be
less $1,000. It has been done, and the goal is to return to that state.

iTe ffie aut or oftli1s articl e cou n't fin a time w en tuition was
free at the University of Oregon, the amount of hours one would have to work
a mini1num-wage job to pay tuition in 1986 was 443. Now it is 1040 (for instate), and that does not include the cost of living.
The next question is: where does the money co1ne from? Lechner
explains that it could be a con1bination of taxes for big companies in Oregon,
pay cuts for administrators, and a reinvestment of state funding.
Last year, representatives of "Tuition is Too Damn High" met with
University administration to talk over strategic lobbying for the repeal of
Measure l l's Mandatory Minimum Sentencing in Oregon. Since the Measure
11 initiative was passed by voters in 1994, Oregon's prison populatio11 has
exploded due to the bureaucratic and dehumanizing legislation. This growth
in the prison popu lation has cost the State of Oregon millions of dollars, dollars which could have gone towards education at all levels, from preschool to
the University; however, Oregon now spends more tax dollars on prison than
higher education. Even Oregon's very own Governor Kitzhaber, who has sig11ifica11tlycontributed to the growth of Prison-Industrial Complex in Oregon,
admits that the State's priorities are out of balance: "The relentless growth
in the Department of Corrections is one of the major reasons we cannot
adequately invest in education;' and that "[if] we are unwilling to act on this
issue, we will, by default, be choosing prisons over schools and condemning
untold numbers of today's students to a future in our system of corrections
rather than in our system of postsecondary education."
LESS-T has a lot of projects and events coming up. "We have such a
long to-do list. We need students to get involved. We believe we can change
things. We really do:' As a sprouting organization that has already built both
local and national coalitions, LESS-Tis already shaking things up.
As students and teachers fight for accessible higher education in Oregon, it is important that students alig11themselves with a broader movement
for justice and liberation. We will not, and we cannot, achieve our goals of
affordable education for all if we do not indeed, fight for the the rights of all.
We must see that our struggle is one for a human
right to education, free from domination of any
kind, and connected to the freedom of individuals
and communities to determine their own destiny.

THE
GROWTH
OFMILITARIZATION
AND
PRIVATIZATION
AT
THE
UNIVERSITY
OFOREGON
In the Lariviere era of the University of Oregon, major institutional
changes began to transform the face and mission of the University. President Lariviere pushed forth an undemocratic institutional board system, of
which eight of fifteen board members would be appointed by the president,
and there would be little oversight of the board's actions. Many have called
the institutional board a step towards privatization, and others criticize it for
steering resources away from other, less popular, Oregon State universities.
Another change on Lariviere's agenda was the proposed creation of a university police department out of what was the "Department of Public Safety:'
While the creation of an institutional board has made some headway (not a
good thing, by our standards), the department formerly known as "DPS" has
officially changed its title, and its practices, to "UOPD:'
When the proposal for a police department originally spread around the
campus community, numerous concerns and protests arose in response. Students formed a coalition to challenge militarization and criminalization in the
campus area, questioning the notion of police bringing, with their guns and
badges, "safety" to the "public:' Even wider critiques were heard challenging
the possibility of police using guns on campus- - to which the administration
responded: the question of guns will come later. The administration assured
the community: guns are another conversation.
Over the course of a year, UOPD found support at the State level, and i11
Winter 2012 officially became a police force. Shortly thereafter, the conversation of guns arose again. At each discussion, our current University President, Gottfredson, assured us-- this would not be a debate, a vote, or any such
democratic process. As Lariviere has done before a couple of years before,
Gottfredson l1eld forums which overwhelmingly opposed the presence of
guns on campus and in the hands of police officers.

Despite this strong opposition, Gottfredson stayed true to his word that he
would not engage in a democratic process in deciding the fate of students. The
University administration pushed forth with the plan to arm UOPD. They will
now be armed in Fall of 2013. Which is now.
As the UOPD became a fully armed and sworn police force, they will be able
to patrol near-campus neighborhoods with the usual "rights" of police officers.
They will also be enforcing the new "Social Host Ordinance;' which can cost
each of your housemates up to $1000 in fines for having a party where there
is (1) alcohol being served and (2) "a violation of state or City of Eugene laws
relating to sale, service, possession or consumption of alcoholic liquor, including minor in possession and serving alcohol to minors;' and/ or "disorderly
conduct, noise disturbance, criminal mischief, public urination or defecation,
littering, assat1lt, menacing, harassment, or intimidation:'
Last year, as a warning to the student body, the Eugene Police Department
attempted to illegally raid the Campbell Club house on Alder Street . Residents
asserted their rights, demanding a warrant. The police obtained a warrant for
"sound equipment;' and proceeded to enter every room in the house, breaking
down locked doors and pulling sleeping residents out of their beds and into
handcuffs.
With these trends of militarization, surveillance, and criminalization taking place in our community (we are not the exception in this occurrence), it
is important that we demand ot1r rights and our freedoms as a community.
This means learning about your rights in police encounters (check out our
"Know Your Rights" gt1ide, published with the Civil Liberties Defense Center) and asserting them every time you have an encounter with an officer. It
also means actively opposing new laws which serve as tools of economic and
political coercion-- such as the Social Host Ordinance and the Dow11town
Public Safety Zone. When we resist new laws and growing police forces in our
communities, we are not only fighting for our own freedom, but the freedom
and human rights of others around the world whose lands and communities
are occupied by a police presence which does not serve to empower, but to oppress, communities.
Let us stand together in creating a community that is built not on fear and
inti1nidation, but love and respect. Everyday, people create new ave11uesfor
positive change and growth throughout the world. That change is happening here , too, as students teach one another about consent, sharing resources ,
and dismantling oppressive institutions. It is in these ways that we can create
a community that is safe for all to live, work, play, and speak their truth in
dignity and respect.

anexcerpt
fromour''Know
YourRights''
guide,
available
attheSURVIVAL
CENTER
intheEMU
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There are three different
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Icrslevels of interactions with
police: Conversation, Detention, and Arrest. It's important to be able
to identify what level you are at, so you can assert your maximum
rights.
Imagine a situation where a cop confronts you. It might be
confusing, overwhelming. You may say something you don't want to.
Remember: one of the most important things you can do or say in
this stressful sitl1ation is to assert your rights even if you believe you
have done nothing wrong or have nothing to hide. When we assert our
rights, we protect our rights and we stand i11solidarity with communities that historically bear the brunt of criminalization and oppression.

Conversation
The first

level is "mere conversation:' Police have the
same rights as any other citizen to approach you and ask
you questions, but you don't have to answer them, just like you don't have
to answer a stranger on the street. Say a random person co1nes up to you
on the sidewalk and asks for your social security nun1ber - of course you
don't have to give them any information.
You need to assert your rights verbally because silence equals
agreement in legal terms. Don't rely on silence or gestures. You cannot just
shake your head. If you are silent, they will do what they want.
Limits of the "1nere conversation" phase:
■ An officer cannot detain you without reasonable suspicion. If you're 11ot
breaking the la,-v
or being la,-vfullydetained, you can walk away.
■ You do not have to answer any questions at this level of interaction.
■ If you agree to speak with then1, it's volu11tary. But the i11formation that
you give them will likely be used to arrest you or someone else.
• Most cops have a recording device. Think about this in ter1ns of sarcasm.
Whatever you say will be transcribed literally, so don 't say "oh yeah, I just
robbed that house:' Nonverbal communication also may not be captured
when a cop records an interaction. Imagine the recording being played at
your trial.
• In Oregon, you do not have to provide identification to an officer at this
level, unless you are a driver of a 1notor vehicle. Providing an ID is based
on state law, so some states have different rules.

Test: To determine if you are in a level 1 situation, ask if you are free to leave.
It is important to be polite, but firm. Exan1ple: ''An1 I being detained?" / "I
do not ,vish to speak ,vith you. An1 I free to go?"
• If the police say they are not detaining you, then put PHYSICAL distance
between you and the police. Walk away (BUT DO NOT RUN).

Detention
The 11extlevel is "dete~ti?n:'

A cop may ~nly detai_nyou _ifthey
have a reasonable susp1c1on that you are involved in a crime. Reasonable suspicion must be more than a inere hunch. The cop n1ust suspect
that you either con1mitted a crime, or are about to coinmit a crime, and they
need to be able to tell you what crime they suspect you were involved in.
Police n1ust be able to put their "reasonable suspicion" i11towords. Under
the law, this is called the "articulable suspicion" provision.
What to do if you are stopped by the police:
• Ren1ember! What you say can and will be used against you. Stay calm and
in control of your words and actions. Take a deep breath. Avoid arguing
with the police bt1t firmly assert your rights. All of your actions can be misinterpreted in an incident/police report. You never want to give them a1nmunition. You may invoke your 5th amendment rights and remain silent.
• Never run or physically resist even if you think the stop is unreasonable or
unlawful. Running or physically resisting may lead to your arrest.
• Your first step when i11teracting with cops should be to ask if you are free
to leave; if they say yes, do so. You are not required to provide identification
or your name if they are not detaining you (unless you are driving a car).
Cops can lie or tri ck you.
The police are allowed to lie or 1nisinform you while investigating a crime. Don't be fooled. Ma11ytimes they will promise you that your
situation will be easier if you fully cooperate or tell them what they want to
know, but they do not have to follow through on their promises. They may
say things like "if you answer truthfully, you can go home:' or "if you tell
what your friends did, nothing will happen to you:' or "if you tell the truth,
you don't need an attorney:' or "if you don't confess, you can go to trial as an
adult:' Son1etimes, you may not be able to go home, despite what they tell
you. Remember, your best bet is to ask for an attorney before saying anything. Demanding an attorney does not make you guilty, no n1atter what
they tell you.
At the detention level, you are required to provide them with your
identifying information upon request. You must provide name, address,
and date of birth . But you are not required to say anything else.

Formoreinformation
onvourrights
whendealing
withcopsandcourts,
checkoutthe''Know
YourRights''
book,
writtenbVtheCivilLiberties
Defense
Center.

Healing doesn 1 t mean
the damage never
existed.

ffice of the Dean of Students or the
ffice of Affirmative Action & Equal
pportunity for incidents involving
ehavior by University employees .

It means the damage
U nfortunately, under this polino longer controls our y, survivors do not have a choice as
o whether or not they want a prolives.
TRIGGER WARNING:
DISCUSSION OF SEXUAL
SAULT.On college campuses, nearly three percent
of women report having
experienced a completed or
attempted rape; however," at
least 1 in 4 college women
ill be the victim of a sexual
assault during her academic
career." Such a high level of
sexual violence and low level
of reporting at college campuses, including the University of Oregon, is a result of
inadequate support systems
for survivors of sexual assault, and inadequate system
of accountability for the person who comitted the assault.
The University of Oregon
actively follows the Clery
ct, which requires all colleges and universities that
participate in federal financial aid programs to keep
and disclose information
about crime on around their
campuses . Based on this act
University employees who
become aware of issue of
possible sexual harassment,
including sexual assault, are
required to notify either the

essor or administrator
to report a
exual assault. Surviors are sucked
into a process that can do harm
han justice. Once a survivor tells
n university employee , it triggers
long, inhumane process which
egins by asking the survivor not to
athe, wash or shower in order to
reserve evidence. After reporting
hey are required to sit in a room
ith their perpetrator while a disiplinary hearing is conducted. To
many survivors, sexual assault is a
ery traumatic experience. Some
on't report because they are scared
or their safety should the assaulter
finds out; others stay silent because
fthe psychic scars of shame they
eel , imprinted from the attack; and
thers still do not want the police
nd investigators to be involved in
heir case, instead relying on friends
nd family.
What happens post sexual asault is rarely black and white for
he survivor. Therefore, to expect all
urvivors to report and go through a
rocess that can be as painful as the
ssault is outrageous. The Office of
he Dean of Students does not have
he best interests of its students at
eart, but there are other options
or survivors.

10 SexualAssaultPrevention
TipsGuaranteed
toWork
. on pu rugsInpeopes r1ns Inor er oconro eir e avior.
2. When
youseesomeone
walking
byhimself
orherself,
leavethemalone.
3. Ifyoupullovertohelpsomeone
withcarproblems,
remember
notto
assault
them.
4. Never
openanunlocked
doororwindow
uninvited.
5. Asa general
ruledonothavesexwithsomeone
unless
theyareawake
andagreetowhatishappening.
6. Remember,
people
gotodotheirlaundry;
donotattempt
tomolest
someone
whoisaloneina laundry
room.
7. USE
THE
BUDDY
SYSTEM!
Ifyouarenotabletostopyourself
fromassaulting
people,
aska friend
tostaywithyouwhile
youareinpublic.
8. Always
behonest
withpeople.
Don'tpretend
tobea caring
friendinordertogainthetrustofsomeone
youwanttoassault.
9. CARRY
AWHISTLE!
Ifyouareworried
youmight
assault
someone
"on
accident"
youcanblowittowarntheperson
youarewith.
10.
Instead
ofconstantly
victim
blaming,
weneedtorealize
that
theonlyperson
whocanprevent
asexual
assault
istheperson
whoisgoingtocommit
it.
Here are some safe spaces for a surv ivor to contact if you
need physical and/or emotional support:
The Women's Space :
1-800-281-2800,
located in the EMU fir st floor
·
Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS):
.
24-hour: (541) 343-72 77, 591 W. 19th Ave. (at th e ~or ne r,
of 19th and Jefferson)
University Hospital District Medical Cente r: (541) 68 6~
7300

The Survival Center
the space and its history
The Survival Center is a resource center for social and environmental
activists. It is a beautiful, big, and sometimes cluttered office that ebbs
and flows with students and their activist projects throughout the day.
The Survival Center was founded in 1970 after a community class,
called "Can Man Survive?" was held on campus. "Can Man Survive?"
was the most highly attended class at the University of Oregon, taking
place at Mac Court.
Since then, the Survival Center's space has been established,
grown, and then shrunk. In the 1980s, students fired the paid staff
person with the belief that the Center should not be operated under
hierarchical means, and that it should be entirely student-led. The Survival Center is still student-led, with no paid staff, to this day.
With the remodel of the Erb Memoral Union (EMU), administration tried to shut out the Survival Center and its affiliated groups,
along with other groups, from the planning proce ss. In the original
plans, there would have been no Survival Center office. N ow, we will
have a small space in the EMU. We are not recognized a "center" like
the Multicultural Center and Sustainability Center (respect to them
both!) because we do not have a paid staff, and without "center" recognition, they have cut down the size of our space. Not to mention that
the Survival Center has historically challenged, and thus pissed off, the
University Administration for over 40 years.
While you can, check out the Survival Center in all of its glory!
We inherit a rich and beautiful legacy of resistance . There are archives
of old Student Insurgent magazines (back to 1989), political stickers at
every turn, and surprises in every drawer!
the group
The Survival Center, as a group, is an umbrella organization for
social and environmental justice organizations on campus. In recent
years, hese have included Students for Sensible Drug Police, Students
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Student-Labor Action Project ,
Food Not Bombs, and the Prison Justice Working Group .
The Survival Center also organizes and hosts diverse events
across campus in collaboration with other groups. If you have a radi cally-oriented social or environmental justice project, be sure to e-mail
the Survival Ce11ter at survival@uoregon.edu

themi]!ie
Student Insurgent
"We are a radical publication that seeks to deconstruct the existing social order and facilitate its replacement with one which is ecologically
sound and functions on egalitarian lines. We agitate and educate the
stt1dent body by addressing issues which are often ignored or marginalized. We strive to be an open forum -- somewhere the silenced and
oppressed can express their ideas and opinions free from the filters of
the mainstream media. We exist to challenge oppression, exploitation
and hierarchical power structures:'
the history
The first Student Insurgent was printed in September of 1989
(Happy 24th Birthday!), with the slogan, "The truth must not just
be the truth. It must be told:' Since then, the Student Insurgent has
sought to amplify a truth that is often shut out. This means reporting
on the cycles of poverty, violence, and greed, both locally and internationally. It also means envisioning a world that is, as the mission states,
"ecologically sound and functions on egalitarian lines:'
and now?
We welcome submissions of any kind. Writing, photography,
art, graphic design, blogging, etc.... For more information on how to
get involved,
e-mail studentinsurgent@gmail.comor drop by one of our meetings!

ter. Welcome, CJL! In their own words : "The Climate Justice League
(CJL for short) is a student group 011 campus focused on empowering
individuals to become leaders in their community . Our campaigns pay
special attention to social and environmental justice issues, which we
really see as one movement toward a more wholesome future. We also
offer important skills trainings, volunteer and leadership opportunities.
Our goal is to help people move beyond "permanent volunteer" and
become real, autonomous leaders, who fight for what they believe in.
We are getting prepared to be real "rabble-rousers" this year, and make
it clear that CJL is a force to be reckoned with. Come join us, get some
stuff done, and meet some very cool people EVERY Tuesday at 6pm in
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