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UO to ask Oregon State Board of Higher Education for permission to arm UOPD

After years of debate, the University of Oregon has decided to move forward with the decision to arm its campus police officers. As per an announcement released this morning, the UO has submitted a docket item to the Oregon University System, requesting permission from the Oregon State Board of Higher …

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Controversy surrounds the funding for Mallard Madness

Mackenzie Thomas’@@[email protected]@ class got out 10 minutes before Macklemore tickets went on sale. Once they were dismissed, Thomas and her classmates rushed to their computers to buy tickets before they sold out. Within minutes, Thomas had her $28 ticket for the rapper’s performance this Saturday at Matthew Knight [email protected]@http://www.matthewknightarena.com/event/133/[email protected]@ “It was …

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Student groups collaborate to screen documentary as Dalai Lama preview

In preparation for the campus visit of the Dalai Lama, the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History’s student ambassador program has teamed up with other students and local initiatives to screen an informational documentary about the Dalai Lama and history of Tibet. The screening of the documentary …

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New and increasing fees surprise students

For Matt Tofte, the University of Oregon was the right price. When he received his financial aid award letter one year ago, the incoming freshman estimated payment for tuition and fees at $9,258, including $433 in fees per term. Compared to out-of-state schools and combined with the presidential scholarship he …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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Live coverage of the Emerald ASUO presidential debate

This is the Emerald with live coverage of the ASUO presidential debate in the Fishbowl of the Erb Memorial Union. Lamar Wise and Sam Dotters-Katz face off in a series of questions hosted by Emerald news reporter Ian Campbell. Which candidate will get your vote? Hopefully this debate will help you …

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Student public action committee leads campuses nation-wide in pro-Israel activism

Many American citizens probably couldn’t find Israel on a map. Thousands of miles away from the United States, nestled in a turbulent middle east, the Jewish homeland might seem of little importance to the general student population. At the University of Oregon, the student run initiative Quack PAC — a …

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Student groups seek to repeal Social Host Ordinance

The Social Host Ordinance, a piece of legislation passed by the Eugene City Council in late January, is being petitioned by ASUO Sen. Lamar Wise and Kevin Cronin, executive director of the Lane County Young Democrats. The two student leaders began gathering signatures this week in hopes of bringing the …

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Oregon Athletic Bands’ funding increased for next school year by ASUO Departments Finance Committee

The ASUO Departments Finance Committee wrapped up its deliberations on an issue that has been hotly contended within the ASUO on Tuesday night. The issue on the table: funding the Oregon Athletic Bands for the 2013-2014 season. After meeting for less than half an hour, the DFC approved the full …

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Lamar Wise can’t stop working; it keeps him going

Years ago, a tired 27-year-old dad would sneak into Lamar Wise’s bedroom and shake him from his sleep every Saturday morning. Jumping from his bed, Wise would set up the previous evening’s Transformer episode that he had recorded so that he could watch it with his dad who worked nights …

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What you might have missed from the ASUO Executive

A look into the first term of the We Are Oregon campaign.

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Gov. John Kitzhaber proposes to completely rework funding to Oregon's higher education

The news was unexpected. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber proposed on Friday a radical reworking of higher education funding in Oregon. According to his 2013-15 state budget plan (PDF), administration of Oregon’s funding for universities and community colleges would be consolidated into a single agency called the Department of Post-Secondary Education. The …

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Social host ordinance hearing brings UO students in droves to Eugene council

The Eugene City Council hearing at the Lane County Courthouse had an especially collegiate feel Monday night. Nearly 100 University of Oregon students attended the meeting to voice their concerns about the controversial social host ordinance that cracks down on unruly, alcohol-fueled parties Students who were unable to enter due …

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Email bashing EMU referendum claims to be sent out by ASUO

Despite an email being sent out, ASUO representatives deny any involvement.

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Non-fulfillment grievance filed against ASUO President Laura Hinman, suggests removal from office

As the EMU referendum takes place, Sophie Luthin filed against ASUO president Laura Hinman for non-fulfillment.

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Things to know as the EMU renovation goes to a third student vote this week

Third time’s a charm? The EMU Expansion and Renovation project will be put to an online student vote through DuckWeb this week. In summer 2011, the University of Oregon administration tried to get around having a student vote, but the state board of higher education refused to approve the project …

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EMU referendum vote to take place next week

EMU referendum vote to happen from Nov. 12 until Nov. 16.

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ASUO Senate: Oct. 31

ASUO Senate meeting will look over five special requests Wednesday night including Oregon Ballroom Dance, Survival Center and Duck Street Dance Club.

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UOPD car with new logo to lead the ASUO Homecoming Parade

The new UOPD logo, which includes the Oregon “O,” will lead the ASUO Homecoming parade.

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EMU to test late night hours for students Oct. 24 and 25

Tonight and tomorrow, the EMU will be open until 3 a.m. It is directed at helping students find a place to study when the library is full. This will be a trial run for the ASUO’s Late Night Access project, which aims to make on-campus study spaces more available to …

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Homecoming parade, Cirque du Soleil among several Friday events that may cause heavy traffic

Parts of 13th Avenue, Agate Street, 15th Avenue and University Street will be closed Friday between 5 -6 p.m. due to the ASUO’s homecoming parade, according to a University of Oregon Police Department news release. No vehicles will be allowed in or out from 4:30 p.m. until the end of …

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Vendors at the ASUO Street Faire on how to get a business noticed

Gaining a spot in the street fair depends on what the vendor’s cart is used for. Food carts require specific licenses on top of the standard one to operate a cart.

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ASUO putting forth another EMU referendum

November will bring about another EMU referendum. This time, the ASUO hopes to lower student fees by creating more fundraising projects.

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Democrats v. Republicans: Political Science Honor Society to host debate Nov. 1

The College Democrats and College Republicans will participate in a political debate scheduled for Nov. 1. Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society, will host the debate, which will cover a number of topics including economic recovery, gay marriage, health care and energy policy, said ASUO Academic Director Harlan …

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EMU renovation on hold in effort to reduce cost to students

Dilapidated. That’s the word you hear the most. Vice President of Student Affairs Robin Holmes calls it “The heart and hub of campus.”

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Next step toward EMU renovation to be decided tomorrow morning

University President Michael [email protected]@[email protected]@ may decide tomorrow morning whether the University will continue its campaign to renovate and expand the EMU

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