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A brief history of the EMU referendum

For nearly two years, the EMU referendum has been a huge topic of discussion. While most people agree the building is in need of a face lift, the process to get there was fraught with bumps in the road. Friday afternoon marked the historic passing of a referendum that every person on campus has a stake in.

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The price of going bowling: The high cost of the Ducks’ Rose Bowl win

The Rose Bowl was a crowning moment in Oregon athletics, but what are the expenses involved in getting to that point?

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Photos: Kaitlyn Lange attempts to formally reprimand Katie Taylor

Senator Kaitlyn Lange attempted to censure ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor. See the heated exchange here.

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After fire alarm-interrupted Senate meeting, body does not formally denounce Vice President Katie Taylor

ASUO Sen. Katilyn Lange’s attempt to publicly reprimand Taylor failed by a 7-9-0 vote.

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Ben Eckstein, Katie Taylor will not be removed from office

Constitution Court decided ASUO president and vice president will stay in office for the duration of their term.

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ASUO president Ben Eckstein will stay in office

Constitution Court decided not to remove Eckstein and Vice President Taylor from office.

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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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Policy to control house parties fails in City Council

Eugene City Council dismisses ordinance that would crack down on house parties.

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Constitution Court deliberates removal of ASUO President Ben Eckstein

Constitutional Court will decide by Friday whether to remove ASUO President Ben Eckstein and Vice President Katie Taylor.

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University students react to proposed ordinance to control parties

Proposed harsh fines for excessive partying upset some students.

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City of Eugene, ASUO President Ben Eckstein to discuss new policy on house parties

ASUO President Ben Eckstein expressed concerns in a press release Wednesday about a Eugene neighborhood committee’s proposed policy that would implement harsh penalties for University students hosting house parties.

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Ben and Lamar to help independent candidates

The Ben and Lamar campaign intends to help out Katie and Alex slate members in this week’s election, in order to form one large progressive party.

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ASUO Sen. Ben Rudin appeals grievance ruling on Katie and Alex campaign

ASUO Sen. Ben Rudin sent an email to Constitutional Court Chief Justice Nick Schultz and associate justices Monday afternoon to appeal a ruling by the Elections Board regarding a grievance Rudin filed last week against the Katie and Alex campaign.

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Editorial: ASUO Constitutional Court decision doesn't clean the ASUO elections of phishing scam

Resetting the executive primary was the most ethical move Con Court could make, but there is one thing that throws their entire decision off. Though the executive primaries were restarted, the senatorial primaries (with victors from the Katie and Alex campaign, including a certain Manny Garcia) will not be revoted.

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Editorial: ASUO Constitutional Court decision doesn’t clean the ASUO elections of phishing scam

Resetting the executive primary was the most ethical move Con Court could make, but there is one thing that throws their entire decision off. Though the executive primaries were restarted, the senatorial primaries (with victors from the Katie and Alex campaign, including a certain Manny Garcia) will not be revoted.

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Members of Katie and Alex campaign at risk of misdemeanor or felony charges

Alleged hackers from the Katie and Alex campaign could potentially face serious criminal charges.

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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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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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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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Katie and Alex campaigners allegedly establish phishing website, hack Ben and Lamar campaign

Serious allegations were made against members of the Katie and Alex campaign this weekend after members of the other campaigns uncovered potential evidence of tampering with campaign materials.

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Katie and Alex and We are Oregon move on to general elections

ASUO election results have Katie and Alex and We Are Oregon advancing to the general election.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Q&A: ASUO presidential candidates

The four ASUO presidential candidates each discuss their goals for the student body and for the University.

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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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