At the peak of tension, students across the country protested and fought for several different causes.. Students of the early 1970s dealt with racial tensions, the Vietnam War, a draft, and many more. These issues led to hundreds of protests around the country. The SUNY Oswego campus had teach-ins, and silent protests on the campus on a daily basis.

Howard Gordon, Executive Assistant to the President and Title IX Coordinator discusses racial issues of the time and life as a student in the 1970s.

Dr. Paul Roodin, director of experience-based-education, shares his story as a professor at Oswego during the events and issues of the 1970s.

Archive articles

Circa 1970 student protest

Oswegonian newspaper archives of campus protest events during the 1970s: