The Student Insurgent records
Scope and Contents
The collection includes articles, meeting minutes, draft issues and mock-ups, bylaws, and subject files, Students for a Progressive Agenda files, and submissions to the New Liberation News Services publication, 1991-1995.
- Creation: 1991-1995
- Student insurgent (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
The Student Insurgent is a democratically organized journalistic endeavor based at the University of Oregon in Eugene. It began operating in 1989.
According to their website, The Student Insurgent's mission is to agitate and educate the student body by addressing issues which are often ignored or marginalized by both traditional news sources and many of the other university publications. The publication provides a voice for under-represented students by maintaining a safe space in print and online for radical dissent, free expression and mutual encouragement. The Student Insurgent exists to challenge oppression, exploitation and hierarchical power structures.
The Student Insurgent publishes a periodical magazine, a weekly newsletter, a blog and a series of bulletins and special issues pertinent to immediate struggles. The Student Insurgent office also operates as a zine publication and distribution center.
2 linear feet (2 containers) : 1 record storage box, 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
The Student Insurgent is a democratically organized journalistic endeavor based at the University of Oregon in Eugene which provides a voice for under-represented students by maintaining a safe space in print and online for radical dissent, free expression and mutual encouragement. The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, bylaws, and subject files, Students for a Progressive agenda files, and submissions to the New Liberation News Services publication, 1991-1995.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records have been acquired through occasional transfers from The Student Insurgent.
Continued transfers of records from The Student Insurgent are expected indefinitely.
Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2012.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
Genre / Form
- Guide to The Student Insurgent Records
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).