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'Shrill' Author Lindy West | UO President Michael Schill


Author Lindy West used to cover comedy and pop culture for Seattle’s alt weekly The Stranger, but when she started writing about things like being a fat woman and about the misogyny she saw in comedy, the dramatic response she got changed her career.

Author Lindy West used to cover comedy and pop culture for Seattle’s alt weekly The Stranger, but when she started writing about things like being a fat woman and about the misogyny she saw in comedy, the dramatic response she got changed her career.

Jenny Jimenez

•  Lindy West doesn’t like euphemisms. Call her fat. Call her a feminist. Call her outspoken. Call her “Shrill,” the title of her new book. We talk to her about it.

•  The president of the University of Oregon, Michael Schill, discusses some of the successes and challenges in his first year on the job.

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