Editor's Note: this story was updated at 2:43 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 to include a comment from ASUO President Sabinna Pierre.
The ASUO have ushered in a new administration with new ideas to advocate for the student body. The Ducks Empowered campaign ended up winning the vote in April and President Sabinna Pierre was sworn in on May 23 along with her running mate Montse Mendez and 33 other student officials.
ASUO Chief of Staff Hibo Abtidon resigned from her position on Oct. 7, according to an email to the Emerald. This marks the second high-profile resignation in the ASUO executive branch in a month after Montse Mendez resigned from her position as ASUO Vice President.
ASUO Vice President Montse Mendez announced her resignation in a public letter Thursday, citing what she described as a “hostile work environment” created by ASUO President Sabinna Pierre.
This article is part of a series about campaign finance in student government elections.
The next administration of ASUO officials was ushered in during an oath of office ceremony Wednesday evening. The 33 incoming student officials, headed by President Sabinna Estephania Pierre and Vice President Montse Mendez, will be leading the University of Oregon's student government for t…
In-state students at the University of Oregon may face up to an 11.06 percent tuition increase for the next academic year if Tuesday’s Tuition and Fees Advisory Board recommendation is accepted by university administrators and the state Higher Education Coordinating Commission, depending on …
Sabinna Estephania Pierre will be the new ASUO president, along with Vice President Montse Mendez, after their slate, Ducks Empowered, emerged victorious in this year’s ASUO election that ended on April 11. They are set to take office May 25.
Ducks Empowered is the victorious slate in the 2019 ASUO election, winning every seat it ran for, according to election results released Thursday evening.
Michael Kraan, Oregon Alliance’s vice presidential candidate, exited from the ASUO race last week. His former running mate, Joey Alongi, will continue his run for president without a VP candidate.
Members of the three ASUO slates running in the 2019-2020 election advocated for their policy positions and questioned those of their opponents in a frequently heated and adversarial election debate in Global Scholars Hall on Tuesday night.
The ASUO budget for the 2019-20 academic year is set to be debated by the University of Oregon Board of Trustees on March 8. The decision will help to finalize a fiscal plan for the UO student government at a time when the financial situation for students seems increasingly difficult.
Update at 12:58 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7:
About 100 students filled the EMU’s Redwood Auditorium on Tuesday to share their concerns with University of Oregon leaders about next year’s tuition. After a presentation about the outlook of the university’s finances, students broke into groups to speak to members of the Tuition and Fee Ad…
University of Oregon President Michael Schill and other high-ranking members at UO addressed concerns surrounding tuition increases at a board of trustees meeting on Tuesday in wake of Gov. Kate Brown’s recently released state budget proposal.
The University of Oregon Board of Trustees announced that several of its members will be holding office hours. They invite members of the UO community to come share their opinions with board representatives in the weeks leading up to the Dec. 3 board meeting.
The Associated Students of the University of Oregon Senate passed a resolution in October opposing Measure 105, which would remove limits on the resources that state and local law enforcement agencies can use for finding and arresting people whose only suspected crime is violating federal im…
Only 10 years ago, voters between the ages of 18 and 24 played a significant role in electing Barack Obama. The turnout for youth voters in the 2008 elections was the highest since the government started keeping track in 1972. But the 2014 midterm elections saw the lowest number of voters of…
On the corner of 13th Avenue and University Street last spring, Maria Alejandra Gallegos-Chacón and a team of Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) hopefuls campaigned in lavender T-shirts with the words “Ducks Together” printed in yellow block letters, surrounded by the sam…
This year’s ASUO executive slate is shuffling its cabinet, adding positions dedicated to students of color and removing underutilized positions.
ASUO Senate confirmed five senators and one senate president to serve on the summer senate, elected next year’s senate president and appointed three new ASUO officers during the last ASUO senate meeting of spring term, on May 30.