Oregon's higher ed campuses do a good job of integrating international students with each other. The schools have a harder time with a bigger goal: Creating a cultural exchange across the whole institution.
Members of the University of Oregon’s Black Student Union say the decision not to remove the name of a slavery supporter from a campus building “stings”. But they’re pleased by plans to create a Black Cultural Center.
A University of Oregon Law Professor has been found to have violated the school’s policy against discrimination when she wore blackface for a Halloween costume. The UO released a report on the incident Wednesday.
Since Donald Trump’s presidential win, university students around the nation held rallies Wednesday calling on administrators to declare their schools “sanctuary campuses”. The University of Oregon says it supports all its students regardless of immigration status.
Wednesday afternoon students from South Eugene High School and the University of Oregon marched together to Kesey Square in peaceful protest of the election results. But that evening, three young people were spotted on campus dressed in black face.
Hundreds of South Eugene High School students walked out of class today [Wednesday] in protest of the election of Donald Trump as President. They rallied at the University of Oregon and then marched to Kesey Square.
There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.