Commentator’s mission denied, again

February 2, 2005

The Programs Finance Committee rejected the Oregon Commentator's mission statement again Tuesday night in a fierce budget hearing that ended with PFC member Mason Quiroz announcing his resignation.

"I just want to publicly state that I don't support this part of the branch of student government anymore," Quiroz said in the final moments of the hearing. "I think it's obvious that our money is going to hateful speech ... I don't care, I don't care. Kick me out. I resign from my position right now. You guys are sleeping with the devil...

Schools: University of Oregon Cases: University of Oregon: Derecognition of Student Group for ‘Offensive’ Publication