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Students Demand Change

Photo by Ricky Osborne Multiple coalitions of POC students delivered demands to George Bridges and other members of the administration. We suspect they will cotinue to grow and change as this story progresses. Here are the curr...
 

 
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Protest Prompts Changes at Evergreen

Students Say the Fight Against Racism on Campus Continues

By Felix Chrome Evergreen President George Bridges held a meeting on Friday, May 26 to respond to student demands addressing racism, anti-blackness, and police on campus. A series of protests that began Tuesday May 22 increased...
 

 
 
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George Bridges Statement in Response to Student Demands

Delivered in the Longhouse on Friday, May 26

I’m George Bridges, I use he/him pronouns. I begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land was stolen and on which the college stands. I would like to acknowledge ...
 

 
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Protests on Evergreen Campus

Students Challenge Racism and Anti-Blackness

By Georgie Hicks Months of protest and community dissatisfaction came to head this week with a student led protest, specifically about empowering student voices, formed by the group behind #exposeevergreen gathered the force of...
 

 
 
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Campus Protest Update

Friday May 26

By Felix Chrome On Wednesday, May 24, students occupied the Library building for nearly five hours to protest racism, anti-blackness, and mistreatment of students of color on campus. Students escorted college administrators int...
 

 
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Students Questioned About Alleged Harassment

Allegations of Anti-Black Racism Ensue

By Georgie Hicks On Sunday May 14 a student called the Evergreen Police on two Black students, after a May 10 post in the “The Evergreen State College Class of 2020” Facebook group sparked intense debate and allegations of raci...
 

 
 
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Andre & Bryson’s Trial Ends

Jury Deliberation Began Friday, May 12

By Felix Chrome The trial for brothers Andre Thompson and Bryson Chaplin, which began Monday, April 10, has finally drawn to a close. Closing arguments wrapped up Thursday, May 11, and jury deliberation began Friday morning. As...
 

 
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New Positions Aim for Equity and Diversity

Hey guys and welcome to POC Talk, this issue we’re talking about potential Vice President and Provost of Equity and Inclusion candidates. The Vice Provost of Equity and Inclusion will serve as chair for the Equity and Inclusion...
 

 
 
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Olympia Free Herbal Clinic

A Peek Inside the Local Clinic Making Herbal Medicine More Accessible

By Tari Gunstone Plants have a long history of being used medicinally and therapeutically to improve mood, well being, and ailments that affect mental health. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the Cooper Point Journ...
 

 
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Naomi Klein Speaks

Famed Author Visits Campus to Discuss Trying Times

By Sylvie Chace On Thursday, May 18, author of “This Changes Everything” and “The Shock Doctrine”, Naomi Klein will speak at the Costantino Recreation Center. Naomi Klein is a Canadian journalist and climate justic activist wel...
 

 
 
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Sarah Gluck & Rae Lesinski

Cover Artist Interview

By Ruby Love Sarah Gluck and Rae Lesinski created the series “Luxury” as a photographic collaboration for their program “Narrative Tableau: Conceptual Strategies in Studio Photography. “Shot on medium format film in Evergreen’s...