It is Saturday, May 20. Here are this week’s biggest news stories.

In this week’s Daily Emerald weekly news wrap-up, Alec Cowan, Max Thornberry and Franziska Monahan discuss the week’s biggest stories: The SOJC announced a budget plan for 2017-18 that will save approximately $500,000; the HECC denied UO’s 10.6 percent increase for next year’s budget plan, and controversy among the ASUO has sprung up over how to handle the University’s projected $8.8 million deficit; Alex Tizon, a professor at the SOJC who passed away on March 23rd, had his story “My Family’s Slave” published posthumously on the June cover of the Atlantic Magazine and it has received mixed reactions.

This episode was produced by Franziska Monahan.


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