CrimeNews

Man admitted to hospital for injuries after trying to stop a fight

Police and paramedics respond to a fight on 16th alley around 8:05 p.m. leaving one man injured. Witnesses Laura Rose and a friend were out smoking when a fight broke out between two white males on 16th alley. Both of them seemed to be under the influence of alcohol, Rose said. A …

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News

Update: Officials suspend search for UO student reported missing in river near Florence

Officials have suspended the search for the 20-year-old UO student, Jack Charles O’Hollaren, after a 12-hour search, KATU reported. O’Hollaren was reported missing just after 8 p.m. yesterday near the North Jetty on the Siuslaw River. O’Hollaren was seen to have gone into a surf and disappeared. His friend, who called the Lane County …

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ASUONews

Quinn Haaga wins 2016 ASUO presidential election

The runoff election results are in: Quinn Haaga of I’m with UO will be the new ASUO president. The I’m with UO executive ticket won with 2,244 votes, while One Oregon’s Zach Rentschler received 555 votes in total. Along with Haaga, the I’m with UO slate won every open position …

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ASUONews

Elections board dismisses grievance against One Oregon, bars one I’m with UO candidate

Two days before the runoff election ends, the ASUO Elections Board ruled on two grievances against both slates this morning. Grievance against One Oregon The board “declined to rule on” the grievance calling to remove One Oregon from the ballot for allegedly campaigning during a campaign ban. The grievance claimed …

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ASUONews

ASUO senate passes Young Americans for Liberty’s request to bring controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos to campus

We went to the ASUO Senate meeting so you didn’t have to. Here’s what you need to know: Senate approved special request to bring a controversial speaker to campus Young Americans for Liberty requested $4,500 to bring Milo Yiannopoulos to campus. Yiannopoulos, who identifies himself as “an ultimate troll,”  is …

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ASUONews

ASUO Senate live updates

Follow our live coverage of Wednesday’s ASUO Senate budget meeting below.   Live Blog ASUO Senate meeting updates   Access the full agenda here.

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ASUONews

I’m with UO files grievance asking to remove One Oregon from runoff election

I’m with UO is calling for all One Oregon candidates to be removed from the ASUO elections ballot, or at least a suspension of One Oregon’s campaign for the rest of the election.  I’m with UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed a grievance this morning claiming that One Oregon was …

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ASUONews

ASUO will hold third week of elections for some races after discovering faulty ballots

The ASUO will hold a third week of voting for five races after its Constitution Court ruled that some candidates were improperly excluded from this week’s runoff ballot. One Oregon and Duck Squad filed a joint grievance to the Constitution Court on April 11, asking to restart the whole runoff …

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ASUONews

First grievance filed against I’m with UO for using a university directory

One Oregon filed a grievance against I’m with UO senate seat 17 candidate Pablo Alvarez for wrongfully using a university email list to advocate for his candidacy on April 10. The grievance claims Alvarez sent out a mass email to political science students using using a department listserv. The recipient …

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ASUONews

One Oregon, Duck Squad file grievance to restart runoff election

One Oregon and Duck Squad have jointly filed an appeal to the ASUO Constitution Court to restart the election next week, stating the elections board unlawfully excluded some candidates from this week’s ballot. The grievance claims that the elections board sent out an incorrect runoff ballot by leaving out eight candidates …

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ASUONews

One Oregon gets the green light to campaign again starting April 13

According to a ruling from the ASUO Constitution Court on Monday, One Oregon candidates and volunteers will have just three days to campaign online and in-person before the ASUO runoff elections conclude Friday. This is a minor improvement for One Oregon compared to last week’s rulings by the ASUO Election Board, which banned …

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ASUOCover StoryNews

The presidential climb: the state of ASUO elections so far

Two weeks of ground campaigning, four grievances and 6,269 votes later, One Oregon executive candidates Zach Rentschler, Tori Ganahl and Adam Sharf are going head to head with I’m with UO candidates Quinn Haaga, Natalie Fisher and Zach Lusby in a runoff election. I’m with UO came out of the …

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ASUONews

I’m with UO, One Oregon advance to executive runoff election

The I’m with UO and One Oregon executive tickets have advanced to the 2016 ASUO runoff election. A total of 6,269 students voted in this week’s election. I’m with UO’s Quinn Haaga received 2,306 votes, while One Oregon’s Zach Rentschler came in second with 2,056. Haaga said she’s proud of …

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ASUONews

ASUO election board banned One Oregon, Duck Squad from campaigning on last day of elections

The election board ruled on April 7 to bar two slates, One Oregon and Duck Squad, from campaigning. Both campaigns are fighting to overturn the rulings before elections end. Here’s the breakdown: One Oregon is suspended from campaigning for bribery from Friday April 8 to 14 The election board charged …

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ASUONews

Updates on all three grievances filed against One Oregon

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the Emerald editorial board’s decision to decline to publish One Oregon’s apology letter. Since ASUO election ground campaigning started on March 28, three grievances have been filed against One Oregon. All of them called to bar the slate from campaigning. Here’s a …

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ASUONews

Jason Selby elected as new ASUO Senate ombudsperson

Senate confirms new ombudsperson Jason Selby is the new ASUO Senate ombudsperson after senate unanimously confirmed his nomination. Newly elected senate president Max Burns nominated Selby to his former position at the last meeting. Ombudsperson has the responsibility of keeping track of voting during meetings and ensuring senators hold their …

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ASUONews

I’m with UO files grievance accusing One Oregon of bribery

I’m with UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed another grievance against One Oregon this morning. The grievance claimed that One Oregon has attempted to bribe members of Lambda Chi Alpha with financial donations in exchange for wearing its campaign T-shirts and supporting One Oregon. The grievance specified that One Oregon …

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ASUONews

Duck Squad files grievance, asks elections board to bar One Oregon from campaigning

Duck Squad’s campaign manager, Vickie Gimm filed a grievance against One Oregon this morning, calling to bar One Oregon from campaigning on Thursday and Friday during the general election. The grievance claims that members of One Oregon’s campaign are wrongfully using contact information from a winter term petition to bring Uber back …

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ASUOMultimediaNewsVideo

Video: Interviews with the three ASUO campaigns

Ahead of the Emerald’s annual ASUO debate Tuesday night, Tran Nguyen and Duncan Moore took to the streets of campus to interview members of the three slates of the 2016 ASUO elections. We asked them about their vision, goals, funding and opinions on the Candidog campaign. Follow Tran Nguyen on Twitter: @tranngngn. Follow Duncan …

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CityNews

UO student killed in train accident last Friday

The Eugene Police Department has identified the person who died after falling from a train in Eugene on April 1 as University of Oregon student Connor James. The Register-Guard reported the story on Monday. James’ body was reported on the train tracks near Northwest Expressway and North Park Avenue early …

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ASUONews

One Oregon fighting one-day campaigning ban from elections board

One Oregon may not be allowed to campaign for a day if the ASUO Constitution Court upholds the ASUO Elections Board’s sanction imposed in response to a grievance filed against the campaign last week. I’m With UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed a grievance on March 28 against One Oregon vice …

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ASUONews

Max Burns elected as ASUO Senate President

ASUO Senate elected senator Max Burns as its new President ASUO senate is back in order this week with a new president, Max Burns. Former ASUO Senate President, Kevin Dobyns finished his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration last term. Dobyns served as senate president since summer 2015. Senator, and ASUO …

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ASUONews

Mock “Candidog 4 Prezident” ASUO presidential campaign surfaces on Facebook

A new “campaign” seeking for the presidency at the University of Oregon student government joined Facebook on Monday. Running against the three official campaigns — One Oregon, Duck Squad and I’m with UO — whose Facebook pages gained hundreds of likes from the student body, Candidog 4 Prezident has had …

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ASUONews

ASUO Elections Guide Part 2: Unlocking the elections

This is the second of a three-part guide to ASUO elections. To learn more about how student government is structured, click here for part one. If you’re looking for a full ballot of people running for student government, click here for part three. In less than two weeks, you’ll be …

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ASUOCover StoryNews

Q&As with the candidates for next year’s student body president

Starting April 4, you’ll have the chance to cast your vote for one of three students seeking the leadership of student government at the University of Oregon. If selected with more than 50 percent of the student body’s vote, by May 25 they’ll earn a $600 monthly stipend, act as the student body’s representative …

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ASUONews

ASUO Elections Guide Part 1: A crash-course on student government at UO

Want to learn more about how student government elections work, but not sure where to start? Whether it’s your first or fourth year at the University of Oregon, we’ve got you covered. Here’s part one of our guide to this year’s elections. If you’re already familiar with how ASUO is structured, …

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ASUONews

The term in review: ASUO Winter wrap-up

Winter 2016 was an eventful term for the University of Oregon student government. In case you haven’t followed our coverage on the Emerald website, Facebook and Twitter, here’s what you might have missed. ASUO passed 4.5 percent increase incidental fee not without opposition. ASUO Senate unanimously approved next year’s 4.5 …

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ASUONews

Slates’ tactics vary on first day of online campaigning for ASUO election

Campaigns putting forth presidential candidates for the 2016 ASUO election kicked off their web presences in a variety of ways on the morning of March 21. I’m with UO, Duck Squad and One Oregon all chose different combinations of social media and websites to begin distributing information about their candidates and …

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ASUONews

ASUO releases three upcoming ballot measures

A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the goals of the ballot measure put forth by OSPIRG. The article stated that, if passed, the measure would allow student groups to request more funding by gathering signatures from 10 percent of the student body. The post has since been updated …

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CityNews

Update: Child sent to hospital after LTD crash

The collision between an EMX bus and a Ford F-350 Super Duty pickup truck happened at Franklin Boulevard and Orchard Street at 12:06 p.m., the Register-Guard reported. Five were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, including a seven-month-old child,according to the Eugene Police Department. The child was injured when the accident …

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