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Giant beach ball spotted on Memorial Quad

On the afternoon of May 13, students flocked around the University of Oregon’s Memorial Quad. They were met with a large inflatable beach ball bounding around its center. Groups of students took a break from their busy schedules to cheerfully bounce the ball around, often caught off guard to the weight of …

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Students groups work to create a culture of consent and support in the LGBTQ community

The LGBT community has reported higher rates of sexual violence and many organizations are working to prevent this issue.

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Coltrane and Gutierrez sign 2015-2016 Clark Document

Several changes were made to the document, which was first introduced to the UO by Dave Frohnmeyer in the 1980s.

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Senate called upon to sign letter criticizing gender-inclusive bathroom decision

Ongoing controversy from elections resurfaced at Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting. A group that identified itself as “Concerned Student Leaders” presented a letter intended for the Office of Affirmative Action to Senate, protesting Constitution Court Decision 16.

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What it means to be a man: Walk, Talk, and Roll to Prevent Sexual Assault

On April 29, in the sunny, early hours of the evening, an audience of mostly men sat scattered on the seats in silence at the EMU Amphitheater. Local members of the community spoke about how male-identifying persons can be a part of sexual violence prevention, an issue that continues to grip the campus …

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UO student missing in aftermath of Nepal earthquake

Amber Brazil, an environmental studies major, is reported missing in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal.

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The authentic self: Transgender issues on campus

Plans are underway to convert many single-use restrooms at the University of Oregon to become gender-inclusive ones.

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Freshman representative confirmed, money returned to surplus at ASUO Senate meeting

ASUO Senate had a mixed bag of an agenda at its April 22 meeting, which lasted over two and a half hours. Senate confirmed a freshman representative, appointed a new senator to the University Senate and saw an increase to surplus for the first time this year. Hunter Mackin was the …

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Con. Court says incidental fee-funded events without gender-inclusive restrooms do not violate ASUO Constitution

On Saturday, the ASUO Constitution Court decided that holding an incidental fee-funded event without gender-inclusive bathrooms is not a breach of the ASUO constitution. ASUO Gender and Sexuality Diversity Advocate, Elle Mallon, filed a motion for clarification with the ASUO Constitution Court on Monday.  In the motion she questioned whether Article 2.4 of the …

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ASUO Senate spends smallest amount of surplus this year at meeting

The ASUO Senate spent only $2,958 at its meeting on April 15, the smallest amount allocated this year.

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Meet your new ASUO President, Helena Schlegel

If you ask Helena Schlegel whether or not she sees herself as a politician she’ll give you an honest answer: no. Schlegel said her older brothers laugh about it because she’s not the type to get involved in politics. “I like to keep up in politics because I think it’s things …

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Members of UO Forward protest Constitutional Court campaign ban

This week the ASUO Constitutional Court banned UO Forward from campaigning during the current run-off elections.

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ASUO Senate funds Block Party and UO Security Club

Wednesday’s senate meeting heard a total of six special requests.

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting   Live Blog ASUO Senate April 8         Access the agenda here.

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Several women have reportedly been watched by suspicious suspect near south campus

A number of women have reported being suspiciously watched by a man in a vehicle near the south of campus.

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The ASUO Constitutional Court grants an injunction to stay elections board ruling on We Are Oregon

The grievance  On Friday morning, external vice president candidate for ASUO elections campaign slate Ducks F.I.R.S.T, Elle Mallon, filed a grievance against We Are Oregon. The grievance claims that We Are Oregon held their kick-off event in a location where “trans people have second-class access” due to its lack of …

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2015 election voter guide is now live

As of noon today, the 2015 ASUO elections guide has gone live.  You can now access the page at http://elections.uoregon.edu to see a one minute video of 89 candidates answering the same three questions. Alongside the video features written answers to three more questions. They are the same for each candidate. According to Aven-itza …

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ASUO elections voter guide still not up, polls close tomorrow

The 2015 ASUO Elections voter guide was planned to go live at 9 a.m. on March 31, complete with a video of all candidates that evening. However, currently if voters were to access elections.uoregon.edu in order to watch the videos, they would still met with a large banner declaring that the voter guide is “coming soon.” Meanwhile, general elections …

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2015 ASUO Elections voter guide to be released tomorrow morning

The first interactive voter guide of any ASUO election ever will be released online this Tuesday at 9 a.m.

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2015 ASUO elections active campaigning begins

Polls for the ASUO elections open at 8 a.m. on Monday and active campaigning is already underway.

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ASUO elections meeting draws a crowd

Fridays ASUO mandatory candidate election meeting showed a large turnout to discuss the candidates and the new voter guide.

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Thomas Tullis not confirmed to ASUO Elections Board in Wednesday’s Senate meeting

In Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting, two students appeared for confirmation to the Elections Board and Roteract’s special request for funding was considered.

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of the March 11, 2015 ASUO senate meeting. Live Blog ASUO senate live updates  

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ASUO senate approves requests for several guest speakers

Wednesday night’s ASUO senate meeting saw the approval of special requests to bring guest speakers onto campus, including a Nobel Peace Prize winner and several comedians.

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Low turnout at first 2015 ASUO elections meeting

On Monday, the first informational meeting for the 2015 ASUO elections was held. The meeting went over new election rules and voter guides.

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Senate deals with backlogged special requests in the wake of budget season

Senate had a multifaceted agenda in its first meeting after budget discussions, ideally, had come to an end. Budgets Senate passed Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee’s and Programs Finance Committee’s budgets again at tonight’s meeting after both budgets were called into question for failing to give proper notice of committee …

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Meet Hao Tan, the newest member of the ASUO Senate

ASUO Senator Hao Tan does not speak much during Senate meetings, but when he does, he has a powerful effect on the discussion. At the Feb. 18 Senate meeting Tan did not refrain from expressing his disappointment in the substantially lower turnout of the previous Wednesday’s Senate meeting — one …

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