Opinion

This day in University history (April 11, 2000)

Here at the Emerald, we have a 90-year history of archives that we can examine for the sake of institutional knowledge and historical framing. Here’s a glimpse of that Emerald history with a weekly feature, giving you a look into what was happening this day in the past.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Students spoke out on issues through ballot measures

Your voice matters. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that it doesn’t. On these issues and others, your voice has made an enormous difference to our institution and our futures. Thank you for adding your voice to our collective student voice and for taking some important steps to create a better future for your student government and for our university. Go Ducks, and remember to log onto DuckWeb before 5 p.m. Friday to cast your votes in the remaining candidate races.

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Opinion

Editorial: Allegations create an embarrassment for all University students

The allegations made Saturday night and publicized Sunday night go beyond a retaliatory action in a student government election to a real use of email fraud and elections sabotage. The things that have been made public describe something that is a legitimate crime, which completely embarrasses the ASUO in the community outside of the University.

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NewsPolitics

Ben Rudin files additional grievance against ‘Katie and Alex’ campaign

ASUO Sen. Ben Rudin filed an electronic grievance with the Constitutional Court against the Katie and Alex campaign Sunday, April 8.

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Ben Rudin files additional grievance against 'Katie and Alex' campaign

ASUO Sen. Ben Rudin filed an electronic grievance with the Constitutional Court against the Katie and Alex campaign Sunday, April 8.

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NewsPolitics

Lamar Wise removed as ASUO Senate president

In response to a grievance filed by ASUO Sen. Lindy Mabuya against Senate President Lamar Wise for nonfufillment of his presidential duties, the Constitutional Court ruled to remove Wise as Senate president Monday. The original grievance was filed last month claiming that Wise had not scheduled either of the required cultural competency training sessions that the president is required to do.

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Opinion

Editorial: ASUO elections shouldn’t start until week two

Consider this: What if we didn’t vote until weeks two and three and kept the same campaigning rules? What if we had a full week where no one voted, and the Elections Board had a week — free of the tension of immediacy — to educate students about the issues on the ballot?

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Opinion

Editorial: ASUO elections shouldn't start until week two

Consider this: What if we didn’t vote until weeks two and three and kept the same campaigning rules? What if we had a full week where no one voted, and the Elections Board had a week — free of the tension of immediacy — to educate students about the issues on the ballot?

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Constitution Court says election fraud accusations must go through ASUO Elections Board

“While the Court has discretionary jurisdiction to entertain both of these claim, pursuant to Elections Rule 6.4(b), it is the opinion of the Constitution Court that these matters are best left to the ASUO Elections Board for adjudication.”

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NewsPolitics

HB 4061, establishing committee looking into local governing boards, signed into law

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed HB 4061, a bill that “establishes a committee on local governance,” on March 27, which will look into issues of how the higher education system is structured and will look into “recommending legislation for the creation of local governing boards.”

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Senate candidates talk about the missions of their campaigns

There has been a lot of talk about issues plaguing students and ways to solve them this week. ASUO presidential and vice presidential candidates have discussed their viewpoints and plans for the future. Now is the chance for other voices from three of the four platforms to be heard.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Katie and Alex slate will work to acknowledge everyone's voice

One of the biggest and most important reasons why I chose to stand by the Katie and Alex campaign is because of the innovative approach they have both taken on this year. I believe that one of the hardest things ASUO has struggled with throughout the course of the years has been to equally represent each and every community that comes from diverse backgrounds—this includes having students from varied cultural and political ideologies on board with them.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Katie and Alex slate will work to acknowledge everyone’s voice

One of the biggest and most important reasons why I chose to stand by the Katie and Alex campaign is because of the innovative approach they have both taken on this year. I believe that one of the hardest things ASUO has struggled with throughout the course of the years has been to equally represent each and every community that comes from diverse backgrounds—this includes having students from varied cultural and political ideologies on board with them.

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Uncategorized

ASUO candidates discuss important student issues at Tuesday night debate

The night began with questions directed to presidential candidates, and ranged from questions about sustainability to athletic tickets. When approached with the subject of sustainability, candidates agreed that something needs to be changed, but disagreed on the way to do that.

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Uncategorized

Grievance filed against ASUO President Ben Eckstein, VP Katie Taylor

Former ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz filed an electronic grievance on Tuesday afternoon to remove ASUO President Ben Eckstein and Vice President Katie Taylor based on events from the 2011 ASUO election.

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Opinion

Editorial: Emerald endorses We Are Oregon slate

We would like to encourage a strong vote for Laura Hinman and Nick McCain for ASUO president and vice president and the We Are Oregon slate.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: We Are Oregon slate will fight for the New Partnership and curbing tuition

Yep, I am one of those people who is spending this week wearing an obnoxious highlighter colored shirt, canvassing the campus while asking for your vote. Unlike the shirts of other campaigns, though, my shirt does not have the names of two candidates stamped across it. We Are Oregon is not a traditional ASUO election campaign.

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NewsPolitics

Former OSPIRG Board Chair Charles Denson may have contributed to Ben and Katie campaign

Former OSPIRG Board Chair Charles Denson allegedly donated $673 to the Ben and Katie campaign last year, however former campaign manager Sophie Luthin alleges steps were taken to conceal Denson’s name.

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NewsPolitics

New term brings beginning of ASUO election season

Monday kicks off the first day of ASUO Elections 2012.

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor, LCC student body president arrested in D.C. protest

Students from across the country gathered in the nations capitol Monday to protest student debt crisis leading to the arrest of 36 student leaders, including ASUO VIce President Katie Taylor and ASLCC President Mario Parker-Milligan.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Katie and Alex fight for campus’ underrepresented

Katie and Alex are two of the best-suited students on this campus to hold leadership positions for the student body. They have already demonstrated their commitment to the well-being of students through their tireless work on issues that directly affect students every day.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Katie and Alex fight for campus' underrepresented

Katie and Alex are two of the best-suited students on this campus to hold leadership positions for the student body. They have already demonstrated their commitment to the well-being of students through their tireless work on issues that directly affect students every day.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Taylor's work as vice president should be applauded

Through my time as last year’s ASUO vice president, I have learned that two of the most important features that students can ask for in their ASUO Executive is strong advocacy and the courage to stand up for student interests to the University administration and to the state legislature. That is why I am so impressed with the incredible work that Katie Taylor has been able to do in her time as the current ASUO vice president.

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NewsPolitics

Over-Realized Committee hears proposals for fund allocations

The ASUO Over-Realized Committee conducted idea hearings Tuesday night to decide how to allocate the Over-Realized Fund, a pool of money created by an influx of students.

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Opinion

Shallot: University to go communist at ASUO's recommendation

Disclaimer: This is a part of our satirical Shallot series. All content is unbelievably fake.

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Opinion

Bains: Cosner's involvement in SCORE deserves questioning

He said he hopes no one construes his involvement with the group with impropriety in elections. If any candidate were to bring up athletics as an issue in the election or an athletics ballot measure was raised, Cosner said, “I would immediately withdraw.”

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NewsPolitics

SCORE holds rally asking for athletic department transparency

The Student Coalition on Reprioritizing Education held a rally in front of Matthew Knight Arena Thursday night, demanding that revenue from the athletic department be used to fund academics at the University.

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NewsPolitics

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program grant extends unique learning opportunity for students

Every week, 24 students climb a long staircase, and enters a small room in the Oregon State Penitentiary filled with bookcases and chairs.

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