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The Ham Slam Pig Roast celebrates its third roast

This third of a series of Ham Slam Pig Roasts took place at Monroe Park on April 10.  When one hears “Ham Slam” it would be completely reasonable to think of grilling pork over a roaring fire with family and friends. The Willamette Valley Abolition Project has a unique approach to pig roasts, substituting local […]

Black Unity Faces Opposition During March

After a significant hiatus from marching in the streets, Black Unity—with a depleted roster since their last march—led a solidarity march for George Floyd and Daunte White on April 17.  With people beginning to arrive at 1 p.m. the parking lot of the Dew Drop Inn filled with music like N.W.A.’s “Fuck Tha Police,” Lil […]

The Gays can read, a Queer Lit review.

Libraries and the books they serve are more than just bastions of knowledge and mutual aid, they’re sanctuaries, and, at times, the only shelter in a storm. Many Queer youth find solace in the quiet and safe atmosphere and reprieve from the world in the stories that flood the shelves.  As I touched on in […]

“We Need Immediate Acts of Justice”: Climate Coalition Marches in Eugene, Two Arrested

THE GATHERING After a brief hiatus, the presence of in-person activism is gaining momentum in Eugene once again. This includes actions by a climate-focused coalition leading a Fossil Free Eugene campaign.  The coalition is made of groups that have both national and local presence such as the Sunrise Movement, Earth Guardians, 350 Eugene, Cascadia Wildlands, […]

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