Here are three of the biggest issues the University community was affected by this fall. Mallard Madness senate funding Well, this has been fun. In case you haven’t been following ASUO politics, here’s a quick rundown of the latest controversy. Essentially, what started as a request from the Executive’s office …
ASUO President Ben Eckstein confirmed the return of funds that were taken when the University administration overcharged the ASUO on their assessment rate. Eckstein discovered they were being overcharged while working to change the assessment rate overall.
The University’s Urban Farm project — a program of the Landscape Architecture department and the Student Sustainability Center — received $42,000 last term from the ASUO Over-Realized Fund to help secure more land and resources to meet increasing student interest.
Over-Realized Committee allocated money for different groups.
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.
Thanks to a large cash infusion from the ASUO and its programs, OrgSync — an online resource like DuckWeb specifically for University clubs and programs — will be put in place, making it easier for students to find what’s happening on campus.
Planners and volunteers for University Day — the annual day for campus beautification and pickup — got lucky with a nice Eugene spring day. Event coordinators now say they were not as lucky with finding funding for the event, being turned away by the ASUO early on.