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 Photo by Kendra Siebert

Photo by Kendra Siebert

Gays in Space: More Than Just a Drag Show

...Even though the aim of this event was to promote inclusiveness, the argument could be made that the university shouldn’t be getting credit as the intensely progressive establishment that it has a reputation for being. According to Perloff, events that give the university that reputation, such as Gays in Space, are put on by student unions. That means that the events are put on by people who are paid $120 a month....

 Photo by Nicole Allen

Photo by Nicole Allen

Finding Fungi

...Some of the most delicious mushrooms remain frustratingly elusive for connoisseurs; many simply refuse to grow under farmed conditions. But as it turns out, the University of Oregon’s wet and arboraceous campus is extremely habitable for fungi. Fairy ring mushrooms are sprinkled all over campus, specifically around pine trees. But the area with the most variety and vitality is, ironically, the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery. Located just off campus, the 16-acre cemetery founded in 1872 is home to more than 5,000 burials...

 Photo by Megan Jacinto

Photo by Megan Jacinto

Black Arts Festival: A week of Culture

...Each event forces attendees to think critically, whether it be through Snoop Dogg classics or workshops defining art. 

“There is no limit to what Black Art is,” says Chris Holloway Jr., UO student and the other Co-Director of the Black Male Alliance. “We have multiple different things that we can do as a Black community, and it’s a matter of being able to showcase that during the week.”...