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Q&A with ASUO Senate President Matthew Miyamoto

Newly elected ASUO Senate President Matthew [email protected]@http://www.uoregon.edu/findpeople/person/matthew%[email protected]@ sat down with the Emerald to discuss the challenges of the position. The sophomore, who has previously served as the summer Senate president, speaks about his goals for this year’s Senate, how he wants to rebuild the ASUO image and the unique perspective …

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Q&A with ASUO Senate President Matthew Miyamoto

Newly elected ASUO Senate President Matthew [email protected]@http://www.uoregon.edu/findpeople/person/matthew%[email protected]@ sat down with the Emerald to discuss the challenges of the position. The sophomore, who has previously served as the summer Senate president, speaks about his goals for this year’s Senate, how he wants to rebuild the ASUO image and the unique perspective …

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Matthew Miyamoto elected as new ASUO senate president

ASUO officer elections lead to an entirely new leadership on the ASUO Senate

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ASUO to hold open house

ASUO will unveil its newly renovated offices and new staff.

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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 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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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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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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EmX expansion discussed by ASUO Senate

Senate agrees on creating a EmX resolution and discusses the transition process.

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ASUO senators give their advice for next year

Six senators have one more year to work with students. While all agree the transition will be a learning experience for everyone, it will be a time to discuss the best way to serve students.

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Being in charge of $13 million

ASUO Senate stresses the importance for students to pay attention to how their money is spent.

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Elections Coordinator Cedar Cosner will be the new member of Constitution Court

Cosner was confirmed at Wednesday night’s Senate meeting but some senators worried about the fact that he was the only applicant for the position.

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Mind the Gap adds to University a capella popularity

The new group faced an odd funding snag when they approached ASUO Senate for funds.

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Use of Club Sports’ increased funds raises questions

A 100-percent increase in the Club Sports Supplemental Funds may not have been allocated fairly among teams, and there are differing opinions on the use of that money during the rest of the fiscal year.

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Opinion

Editorial: Decision to keep Eckstein was the best one based on the evidence provided

Based on the facts the Con Court provided in its ruling, we side with its decision.

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Opinion

Ocker: If I ran the ASUO

A dearth of unsuccessful campaign promises and the more recent over-the-top drama has so far plagued my years at the University.

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Harlan Mechling elected Senate president

The race for Senate president continued at the ASUO Senate meeting, and Sen. Harlan Mechling was appointed president.

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ASUO Senate holds nominations for empty senate president seat

Senate allocates funds to student groups and fills position vacancies despite turmoil of the ASUO elections controversy.

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ASUO Senate decides that Bike Share program will include an additional station

The Bike Share Program, which was approved in last month’s Over-Realized Budget, had to be reconsidered at Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting.

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Grievance filed against ASUO Sen. President Lamar Wise

The grievance states Wise could potentially be in non-fulfillment of duties for failing to hold two cultural competency trainings.

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EMU ballot measure put on spring election ballot

EMU Ballot Measure to be voted on during Spring Elections.

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PFC's budget passed at ASUO Senate meeting

After much deliberation, Senate voted to add the funds to the initial budget, bringing it to a 15.6 percent increase. The amended budget was passed.

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ASUO Senate passes ACFC budget with contentious OSPIRG increase

The budget increase proved to be the most controversial, however; OSPIRG regained its funding just last year after being stripped of it in 2009.

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Opinion

The Week in Thumbs: ‘Solid, Unrelenting Dread’ edition

The Opinion desk yield our thumbs in certain directions in response to campus events.

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Constitution Court sides with Rudin on grievance

The Constitution Court ruled Sunday night that ASUO Sen. Ben Bowman violated viewpoint neutrality in OSPIRG’s budget hearing.

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New Senator and Office of Student Advocacy Resolution passed

ASUO President Ben Eckstein explained the process with which the powers of the Office of Student Advocacy were taken away. This resolution would be working toward giving power back to the Office of Student Advocacy to research and advise the ASUO on policy issues.

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ASUO Senate approves two budgets, with one to be reconsidered

Two major finance committee budgets were decided at the ASUO Senate meeting last night, with one other being deferred for more work.

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Office of Student Advocacy Resolution approved, but decision is constitutionally null

A resolution in favor of allowing the ASUO to consult with the Office of Student Advocacy on policy was approved during the ASUO Senate meeting last night. Yet according to provisions in the Green Tape Notebook, the resolution was not legally passed because the meeting did not meet the four-fifths …

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DFC budget rejected by ASUO Senate

DFC presented their budget to senate at Wednesday night.

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