Obtained audio recording documents conversation between ASUO presidential candidates Thomas Tullis and Ben Bowman
Editor’s Note: Ben Bowman was the Emerald’s opinion editor until the end of winter term of this year. He no longer works for the Emerald. Update: ASUO presidential candidate Thomas Tullis was arrested Sunday by UOPD at 11:07 a.m for illegally obtaining communications by violating ORS 165.540. An anonymous audio recording …
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ASUO officer elections lead to an entirely new leadership on the ASUO Senate
ASUO Senate talks about whether Justice Cedar Cosner is qualified for his position on the ASUO Constitution Court.
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.
After ASUO almost ran out of summer money last week, this week lead to the decision to no longer pay for BSU co-director’s flight. This left them with almost $1,500 in surplus.
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.
Plans to build flagpoles from every Native American tribe in Oregon have reached a snag due to possible future renovations to the EMU.
The group met to discuss how to better educate people about the EMU project in order to get more students to vote for the change.
For their first resolution as a body, the new ASUO Senators dealt with a controversial issue when they discussed the Marriage Equality Resolution.
ASUO Sen. Lindy Mabuya says former ASUO elections coordinator Cedar Cosner acted unprofessionally during his time in office.
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.”
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.
The new group faced an odd funding snag when they approached ASUO Senate for funds.
A nomination for ASUO Senate president turned into a discussion about rules in the Green Tape Notebook at Wednesday’s Senate meeting. However, due to a rules violation, the decision about who will be Senate president is invalidated.
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.
The grievance states Wise could potentially be in non-fulfillment of duties for failing to hold two cultural competency trainings.
Racism still exists.
Shocking, I know. Yet, there are still people out there who wish to bury their heads in the sand and pretend this isn’t the case. In fact, some would argue that by bringing up any mention of racism, I’m in fact, perpetuating racism or prejudice
In an marathon meeting that ran almost 10 hours and left attendees exhausted and, at times, exasperated, the Senate and Executive, along with members of the EMU Board and other concerned students drafted a revised memorandum of understanding regarding the EMU Renovation.
A funding request from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance sparked a debate over the role of the ASUO Senate in allocating stipends to student programs at its weekly meeting Wednesday night. After more than an hour, the conversation achieved a general sentiment to leave stipend allocations to the …
While senators also heard from special requests and a report from the University Diversity Plan, a major focus of the meeting was dedicated to establishing respectful discourse norms for the Senate to adopt this coming year.