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What’s the Matter: Tensions flare between ASUO president and UO Matters editor

Broken car windows are nothing new in Eugene, particularly around the University of Oregon. But it doesn’t often happen to two high-ranking ASUO officials about a mile apart in one night. MacGregor Ehlen found the driver’s side window of his car had been smashed in late at night on Feb. …

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ASUO submits its 2014-15 budget to the UO Administration

On March 7, ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz reviewed and submitted the final 2014-15 Incidental Fee budget for University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson to approve. Should Gottfredson approve, the total budget for the next school year will be $15.24 million, which is right on the 3.5 percent increase that the …

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ASUO Senate approves all committee budget proposals

After nearly six hours of deliberation during the ASUO Senate meeting on Wednesday night, the body approved the proposed 2014-2015 budgets from the Departments Finance Committee, Program Finance Committee, Athletics Contracts and Finance Committee and the EMU Board. The budgets were approved and came under the proposed 3.5 percent cap from …

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ASUO prepares for the new term

Even with fall out of the way, the ASUO is going to experience sweeping changes coming into the new year. For the winter term, the executive branch of the ASUO will be staying busy with ensuring that the two new programs it’s launching in the winter run as smooth as possible. …

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Sam Dotters-Katz hopes to foster environment of leadership and inclusion

As Sam Dotters-Katz stood on the stage of Matthew Knight Arena during convocation on Sunday, he looked onto a sea of expectant faces and smiled. Pre-speech jitters gone, he felt a rush at the possibility of helping shape the college experience of the hundreds of freshmen seated before him. Stepping …

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Students have mixed responses to proposed 5.8 percent cost increase

For Jennifer Borrero, paying 5.8 percent more in tuition next year means doing with less. “It means having to pick up another job probably or already trying to find a less expensive place to live,” Borrero said. “It means cutting back on things that you can’t really cut back on …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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United Oregon accused of bribery, grievance filed with Elections Board

Three days into campaigning, a grievance has been filed against leaders of the United Oregon slate, alleging that members of the platform were bribing students to vote for them by offering them a shirt. The grievance, filed by Ducks for a Difference Campaign Manager Andrew Rogers, provides five testimonies from students …

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Video: ASUO presidential debate

ASUO Presidential Candidate Debate ASUO presidential candidates Sam Dotters-Katz and Lamar Wise present issues important to their campaigns and take questions from students Tuesday evening.  

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Live coverage of the Emerald ASUO presidential debate

This is the Emerald with live coverage of the ASUO presidential debate in the Fishbowl of the Erb Memorial Union. Lamar Wise and Sam Dotters-Katz face off in a series of questions hosted by Emerald news reporter Ian Campbell. Which candidate will get your vote? Hopefully this debate will help you …

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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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Bains: A modest proposal for fixing student transportation over the summer

When the Safe Ride and Designated Driver Shuttle services get crowded and their lines busy, a 40-minute trudge in the dark of Autzen’s shadow shouldn’t be the only remaining option.

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EMU renovation still in flux after controversial year

After two votes, the building has yet to be renovated.

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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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ASUO internship class poses problems for some students

The ASUO internship classes makes some students feel uncomfortable.

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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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Grievance filed against candidate who was involved in phishing incidents

Campaign manager for We are Oregon Blake Sedgley filed a grievance to take independent candidate and potential suspect in phishing scam Manny Garcia off the ballot.

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ASUO presidential campaigns prepare for week two of elections

The results of the ASUO elections for week one were released Friday, April 6, allowing the presidential candidate from Katie and Alex and We Are Oregon to advance.

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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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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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Oregon Senate bill aims to outline authority of Chief Education Officer

Senate Bill 1581 looks to outline the authority of the Chief Education Officer as well as create yearly educational achievement compacts for all state educational entities.

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Saldana: OSPIRG shouldn’t be subsidized by student body

Last week, the Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee approved OSPIRG’s request for a 97 percent budget increase. An increase it neither deserves nor earned.

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Student political action committee to continue former University President Richard Lariviere’s legacy

Students for Higher Education Excellence Now, a University-based political action committee in support of continuing former University President Lariviere’s efforts for local leadership, will head to Salem next week to present reform ideas to the state legislature.

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University's School of Law's first radio show hits the airwaves

Hosted, produced and run by five law school students, “Full Disclosure” seeks to unite the law school with the wider University community.

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Letter: Return of OSPIRG demonstrates improved ASUO climate

The climate of the ASUO is just now beginning to reflect the values of a “liberal, progressive, free-thinking” campus.

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