$215.25 per term could buy a significant amount of Taco Bell, or pay the student incidental fee. What could amount to 180 tacos makes every I-fee paying student a member of the Associated Students of the University of Oregon. The ASUO isn’t just any student government, it’s a student government with …
A potential bias in the EMU referendum leads to a grievance filed against ASUO President Laura Hinman.
A look into the first term of the We Are Oregon campaign.
OSPIRG may face zero funding from ACFC, but they may receive funding elsewhere.
After Constitution Court Justice Allison Apana declared that the $142,000 for the Mallard Madness concert be returned to the over-realized fund Tuesday, many students, in and out of student government, have plenty to say about the ruling, the loss of a concert and the process of student government. Students are …
While everyone is studying the ASUO Senate will be hard at work discussing budget benchmarks.
Heated and emotional discussion lead to a failed motion to rescind the Mallard Madness funding.
ASUO Senate funds the Mallard Madness concert despite heavy audience opposition.
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.
In a tough decision countered by passionate student testimony, the State Board of Higher Education approved tuition increases proposed, including a 6.1 percent increase for resident undergraduate University students.
Under the proposal, resident undergraduates would pay a tuition and fee total of $9,310 to attend the University next fall — a 5.9 percent increase from 2011-12.
ASUO Vice President Nick McCain discusses new positions in the Executive.
As senators get nostalgic, Barnhart discusses the work he plans to do for the University.
Such advice — after a three-year hiatus — had helped the ASUO in previous policy decisions around campus affecting students.
ASUO President-elect Laura Hinman is planning a restructuring of the ASUO Executive for her term in office. She intends to add more positions in order to create more opportunities for student leaders.
This year has been a turbulent one for the ASUO and for the University as a whole. As campus leaders, we deeply value the work that the ASUO Executive has done for students this year.
ASUO President Ben Eckstein confirmed the return of funds that were taken when the University administration overcharged the ASUO on their assessment rate. Eckstein discovered they were being overcharged while working to change the assessment rate overall.
The ASUO is being overcharged by upwards of $100,000 in overhead costs this year, according to ASUO representatives.
The grievance filed on Tuesday against ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor is ridiculous because it continues to place unimportant gossip before real work that needs to be done in the ASUO. It does not uphold the true meaning of “conflict of interest” and it ignores the incredible work that Taylor has accomplished this year.
The budget increase proved to be the most controversial, however; OSPIRG regained its funding just last year after being stripped of it in 2009.
Chris Bocchicchio, a former ASUO Sen., filed a grievance Tuesday afternoon requesting ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor’s removal from office.
Yesterday, ASUO Exec. recommended that the athletic department’s budget should stay at the same level next year, at $1.5 million. However, athletics had expressed hope for at least a three percent increase.
Whoever put together a list of 13 unrelated, biased and leading questions as a result of a beautiful, bipartisan effort from all parts of the ASUO should seriously be ashamed.
ASUO President Ben Eckstein prompted speculation at last week’s ASUO Senate meeting over the possibility of midyear tuition increases after he listed it as one of his reasons for postponing the EMU referendum. This week, the University administration has announced that it plans to keep tuition rates and surcharge fees stagnate for the time being.
The possibility of a police department on campus is becoming more and more likely as the University will make a formal request to the State Board of Higher Education to obtain the authority to create its own police department at a board meeting next Friday, October 7.