Opinion

Blrbs: Finals Week, term in review

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 …

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ASUO wins back overcharged funds, plans on returning it to students

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.

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Urban Farm project receives funds for expansion

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.

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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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A retrospective on the 2010-11 ASUO

The 2010-11 school year has been accompanied with a number of twists and turns in the University’s student government, but there have been a few storylines that have run throughout the year of ASUO politics.

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OrgSync, new University contracted service, will better connect student programs

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.

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University Day unable to find funding from the ASUO

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.

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Students behind Mallard Madness set sights higher

The process students went through this year to put on a campus concert shocked administrators, students working on ways to work in more student involvement in future concerts/events.

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