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Senate confirms three election board members

We went to the ASUO Senate meeting so you don’t have to. Here’s what you need to know: Senate confirms three more election board members Jacob Beltrami, Kathleen Mueller and Halle Niehoff are all now members of the ASUO election board. Abraham Youhana, the election board chair, said the applicant …

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Students rally against proposed tuition hike in forum

Students came en masse to a tuition forum in the EMU Gumwood room to protest a 4.7 percent tuition increase proposed by the Tuition and Fees Advisory Board for next year. This morning, ASUO members accused TFAB members of voting to raise tuition without the two student representatives, ASUO President …

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Student groups accuse TFAB of rushing vote to raise tuition without student approval

A coalition of University of Oregon student groups have accused the Tuition & Fees Advisory Board of, in a meeting last week, rushing a vote on a proposed increase in tuition for the 2016-2017 school year. In an email sent to the Emerald this morning, they said that some students who …

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ASUONews

ASUO election board to propose longer and sooner election

The ASUO election will look a lot different this year. Abraham Youhana comes to the election board chair position with one goal: to expand opportunities for students. Youhana is a sophomore from California double majoring in political science and business administration. With experiences in residence hall government his freshmen year, …

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ASUO will host rally, forum to fight proposed tuition increase

ASUO will host a campus rally and forum tomorrow afternoon aimed at fighting a proposed 4.7 percent tuition increase for the 2016-2017 school year. The rally will begin at 2:15 p.m. in front of Johnson Hall. Following the rally, the group will then move to the EMU Gumwood Room to …

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ASUO and student group aim to make UO more accessible for students with disabilties

The AccessABILITY Student Union and ASUO senators are working together to move the University of Oregon to the forefront of higher education institutions that are universally accessible for students with disabilities. At the Jan. 6 ASUO Senate meeting, the senate approved a resolution to create a working group to collaborate …

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ASUO senators prepare for unique relationship with University Senate this term

ASUO senators Max Burns, Hannah Thompson, Tess Mor, Evan Roth and Keegan Williams-Thomas will be serving as the five student members in the University of Oregon Senate this term, a rare opportunity at any school. Although the senators said they are excited to represent students at the meetings, some have …

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ASUOHousingNews

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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ASUOHousingNews

Senators rally against impending mandatory housing policy

Senate pushes against impending mandatory on-campus housing policy Senate approved the formation of a working group to address concerns surrounding possible mandatory housing for first-year students. Senator Max Burns said this new policy will create gentrification on campus and will put low-income students at a disadvantage. Burns said the University …

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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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ASUO Senate live update

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting.         Live Blog ASUO Senate Updates Jan. 20   Access the agenda here.

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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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ASUONews

Students get back lost football tickets

Students will receive more football tickets if negotiations between the ASUO Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee and the University of Oregon Athletic Department hold up. The impending agreement between ACFC and the university athletic department will add 300 football tickets to the student lottery. The agreement will be discussed and …

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ASUONews

Largest student group request of the year divides senate votes

In its first meeting of Winter term, Senate voted to table The Students of the Indians Subcontinent’s $15,000 request that would have brought Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj to its culture night. SIS’s plan is to book Minhaj, known for his role as Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show, to accompany other performers at …

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ASUO Senate live updates

  Live coverage of tonight’s ASUO Senate meeting. Access the full agenda here.   Live Blog ASUO Meeting 1/6  

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ASUO wraps up fall term with new resolutions, campaigns and a radio show

Senators and ASUO Executives have both settled into their roles as the fall term concluded. Each had their own success and challenges. Here’s a look at a few of the major moments of the term. Senate Senate was put under pressure by the Young Americans for Liberty, a libertarian student …

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ASUONews

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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ASUONews

ASUO Radio shares the limelight with community advocates

The “ASUO Radio” show, run by members of the University of Oregon’s student government, began airing Oct. 22 and has brought a new flair to the campus radio scene. ASUO Radio is hosted every Thursday at 7 p.m. by ASUO Executive Vice-Presidents Claire Johnson and Francisco Morales-O’Connor, along with Communications …

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Advisory Board holds open forum to discuss guaranteed tuition

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board held a second open forum Nov. 30 to address the concerns of students and faculty regarding the proposal of a guaranteed tuition program. This program would set a fixed tuition for four years for each incoming freshman class rather than annual increases. So far, the …

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ASUONews

Students and ASUO executives debate four year tuition plan

The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board is developing a guaranteed tuition plan that would set a tuition increase amount for the next four years, instead of annually raising tuition. Nov. 30, TFAB members are holding a second forum for students to give opinions on the proposal before the Board of …

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ASUONews

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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Senate continues to decline event raffling firearms

ASUO Senate declined the Young Americans for Liberty’s request for its Liberty Poker Night that will raffle firearms. Thomas Tullis, president of The University of Oregon’s YAL chapter, said that their second senate proposal was to reimburse a private donor’s contribution to the organization after senate voted down their request last week. …

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ASUO Senate live update

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting.   Live Blog ASUO Senate Updates Nov. 18       Access the agenda here.

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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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ASUOCorrections/RetractionsFraternity & Sorority Life

Letter from the editor: false information reported in tweet Thursday evening

Earlier this evening, we posted a factually inaccurate tweet on our Twitter account: “Survey says 100% of @UOfsl affiliated women have been sexually assaulted, ASUO members threaten to halt expansion.” This was a misrepresentation of an accurate story, which reported that according to the “results of the latest campus Climate …

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ASUO Senate voted down on event raffling firearms

ASUO Senate had a heated debate with Young Americans for Liberty members regarding a request for a poker event to win firearms. YAL requested $950 to reserve the Ballroom in the EMU and pizza at its five-hour event on Nov. 20. The raffle prize of a handgun and a hunting rifle …

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ASUO Senate live update

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting. Live Blog ASUO Senate Live Updates Nov. 11   Access the agenda here.

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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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