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U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley to speak on housing market at University

The lecture is free to the public and will cover topics such as home foreclosure, falling housing prices and the overall housing market.

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ASUO Senate decides not to remove Justice Cedar Cosner

ASUO Senate talks about whether Justice Cedar Cosner is qualified for his position on the ASUO Constitution Court.

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EmX expansion approved by City Council

The new line will likely go along West 6th, 7th and 11th Avenues. A new station would also be built on Commerce Street.

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City Council to meet on proposed EmX expansion

The Eugene City Council will meet Wednesday for a work session on the proposed EmX expansion to West 11th Avenue. The ASUO has repeatedly backed the expansion, citing the daily use of EmX by University students. “(ASUO) expresses support for the West Eugene EmX Extension and urges the Eugene City …

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OSA, ASUO team up to register University students to vote

The Oregon Student Association registered 1,430 students in Oregon to vote Monday, according to an OSA press release.

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Hosts of off-campus parties could face increased penalties due to proposed city policy

City officials plan to pass a new city ordinance that would crack down on off-campus student parties.

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ASUO Senate finishes summer session with quick meeting

With one special request on the agenda the ASUO Summer Senate resolved the request and adjourned the meeting in seven minutes.

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Q&A with Ben Rudin, the ASUO’s law school senator

ASUO Senator Ben Rudin talks about college tuition, student loans, the job market and what he thinks needs to change in the future.

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Reactions surface after marketing firm’s contract is terminated

ASUO President Laura Hinman speaks to the termination of RBI Strategies and Research’s contract is terminated.

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UO hires PR firm to convince students to vote ‘yes’ on EMU renovation

OUS Board approves creating a $1 line item to act as a place holder for the EMU renovation just in case the university student’s decide to renovate the EMU this time around.

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ASUO Summer Senate frustrated with student groups not understanding fiscal years

Frustration was a common theme at Thursday’s ASUO Summer Senate because several senators were upset that some student groups were asking Senate to fix issues that should have been planned for.

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ASUO President seeks to cut back on OSA’s role in intern class

The ASUO Senate funds the UO Sustainability Center, and ASUO President Laura Hinman removes the Oregon Student Association representative from the ASUO internship class.

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ASUO compromises on conference request in order to keep surplus at a reasonable amount

After ASUO almost ran out of summer money last week, this week lead to the decision to no longer pay for BSU co-director’s flight. This left them with almost $1,500 in surplus.

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ASUO Summer Senate close to spending the last of their surplus funds

With 13 weeks of summer left, a few compromises and a hot day, the student governing body may find themselves out of money next week.

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US Supreme Court decision allows Oregon to cover more of its citizens’ healthcare needs by 2014

The court’s ruling will allow around a third of uninsured to obtain coverage, while citizens under 26 can remain under their parents’ policy.

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ASUO senators using the summer to get ahead

Matthew Miyamoto outlines summer senate’s three main foci and talks about getting students more involved within the ASUO.

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Supreme Court upholds healthcare reform law, officials react to news

The U.S. Supreme Court made a historic ruling Thursday on the Affordable Care Act. Also known as “Obamacare” in the media, the court ruled 5-4 that the individual mandate, a key component of the law, was constitutionally valid — but only if it was interpreted officially as a tax. “Whatever …

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ASUO-funded Native American flagpoles met with problems

Plans to build flagpoles from every Native American tribe in Oregon have reached a snag due to possible future renovations to the EMU.

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EMU Task Force meets to discuss how to move foward

The group met to discuss how to better educate people about the EMU project in order to get more students to vote for the change.

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ASUO Senate passes resolution in support of marriage equality

For their first resolution as a body, the new ASUO Senators dealt with a controversial issue when they discussed the Marriage Equality Resolution.

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LIVE: ASUO Senate Meeting

It’s the last ASUO Senate meeting of the year! Featuring requests from the Women’s Center, Ecological Design Center and Athletics. ASUO Senate 6/6/2012

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ASUO Constitution Court looking toward the future

They will work to at making themselves more accessible as a body.

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New ASUO Executive excited to start working

New Executive members talk about their goals for the upcoming year.

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ASUO Sen. Lindy Mabuya calls for Cedar Cosner’s removal from Con Court

ASUO Sen. Lindy Mabuya says former ASUO elections coordinator Cedar Cosner acted unprofessionally during his time in office.

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New senators garner new experiences during first meeting

The rest of the meeting served as a learning experience for the newly elected senators. ASUO President Laura Hinman took a lot of pictures and mouthed the words, “I feel like a proud mom.”

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EMU renovation still in flux after controversial year

After two votes, the building has yet to be renovated.

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Term ends for ASUO President Ben Eckstein and Executive staff

Members discuss the joys and challenges of working for the ASUO.

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Rep. Phil Barnhart attends last meeting for current ASUO senators

As senators get nostalgic, Barnhart discusses the work he plans to do for the University.

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