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From medical condition to social justice movement

  When Sophia Vicencio first moved to University of Oregon from Iowa, the last thing she expected was that her day-to-day activities would become more difficult. For many other students, traveling up and down hills isn’t much of a consideration. But for Vicencio, that’s a different story.    “I use …

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ASUO Podcast: A chat with Quinn Haaga

ASUO reporter Tran Nguyen sits down with newly inducted ASUO President Quinn Haaga to talk about her background, her experience with ASUO and what she has in plan for the ASUO’s future.

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Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump rallies energize and polarize Lane County

Troy Shinn, Tran Nguyen, Max Thornberry, Noah McGraw and Raquel Ortega also contributed to this report. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders certainly have a few well-documented differences — including the reactions each of them provoked upon arrival in Lane County. Thousands of Oregon residents flocked …

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Hacked printers produce anti-Semitic flyers on campus

The University of Oregon is investigating a hacking after it was part of a national incident that printed out anti-Semitic flyers to different universities, including Oregon State University, on March 25. Five total printouts were reported, UO spokesman Tobin Klinger said. Klinger said the information security departments have worked with affected …

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How ASUO is spending your $16 million

Every term, you pay $223.75 to the incidental fee, which funds the University of Oregon’s student government. It decides how to use that money to fund student groups, child care for students, SafeRide and more. ASUO Senate approved its $16 million incidental fee budget on Feb. 17. ASUO is raising the …

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Women’s Center to look for new director after almost a decade

Erin McGladrey comes to work every day at eight a.m. with a smile on her face. Since 2008, McGladrey has overseen, organized and rallied behind students’ activities at the Women’s Center. With extensive experience working for multiple institutions and nonprofit organizations, McGladrey’s been a gender and equality resource for students. …

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Senators make progress with housing resolution, plan to vote on issue next week

We went to the ASUO senate meeting so you don’t have to. Here’s what you need to know: Senators finalizing housing resolution language, possible vote next week Senators Max Burns, Andrew Dunn and Zach Rentschler have continued working on the housing resolution that was introduced last week. The senators have …

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DDS adds new van and develops mobile app to further prevent drunk driving

Designated Driver Shuttle adds new technology to its service to increase service efficiency.

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UO student groups support those who feel unwelcome at ASUO meetings

When Matti Cone started his leadership role at the Veterans and Family Student Association two years ago, Cone said he felt overwhelmed. “I didn’t like how the process went,” Cone said. “It’s a huge learning curve that not everyone could keep up with.” Every year, when new students settle into …

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Senate approves $15,000 to bring Daily Show comedian to culture night

ASUO Senate approves $15,000 request to bring ‘Daily Show’ comedian to campus Senate unanimously approved the Students of the Indian Subcontinent’s $15,000 request to bring Hasan Minhaj, Senior Correspondent from the The Daily Show, to the group’s cultural night. This is the largest approved request of the year. SIS’s request …

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What to expect from ASUO winter 2016

ASUO takes on a busy term with budget season and new resolutions to a campus safety campaign.

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New Con Court Judge William Leo vows to be public servant for student body

William Leo is among 5,367 current freshmen starting their college experience at the University of Oregon. However, the philosophy major has not hesitated to immediately take on responsibilities and get involved on campus. Less than eight weeks into his first year, Leo became the newest Constitution Court Associate Judge with …

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ASUO plans to bring back after-midnight bus services

ASUO plans to bring back the after-midnight buses for students living near Autzen Stadium, after last year’s decision to shorten the route’s operating hours.

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UO will not act on allegation of viewpoint discrimination against ASUO Senate

ASUO Senate viewpoint neutrality was called into questions, while the university decided to stay put.

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UO student and ASUO Executive notice lag in campus safety

A University of Oregon student and several ASUO Executive members are on a mission to add locks on doors and provide faculty, staff and graduate teaching fellows with training sessions in order to protect their classrooms. Sydney McBride once felt unsafe attending class in Deady Hall when she saw a …

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ASUO Legal Services moves off campus

ASUO Legal Services is now off-campus and will soon have new staff.

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ASUO to reform stipend model to encourage student leadership

ASUO Executive checked off one box on their bucket list this week — Senate unanimously voted to pass the official stipend model reform at the meeting on Oct. 28. Upon entering the office last year, ASUO Executives made it clear that the stipend model was problematic. The team made the …

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Student groups face troubles with ASUO program administrator’s resignation

The University of Oregon campus is flourished with student activities of more than 200 ASUO recognized student organizations. Last year, ASUO allocated about $2.5 million to support these groups with a hope to enhance the experiences and student perspectives on campus. But this year ASUO recognized programs, and new applicants, …

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Where does my incidental fee go?

It’s 6:50 p.m. on a Saturday, and UO senior Junbo Zhao stayed at home instead of participating in his friends’ Mahjong game. His laptop is on, internet is working and his browser pulls up Goducks.com. Zhao’s hunting for a football ticket for the upcoming game. “It’s a tactic,” Zhao said. …

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