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University Lobby Day presents opportunity to discuss funding with state legislators

The annual University Lobby Day will take place at the Oregon Capitol Building in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 15. All seven public universities in Oregon will be lobbying on that day. The day-long event is a chance for students, alumni and faculty to promote the University of Oregon, meet with …

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ASUO Senate tables Safe Rides’ request for $13,400 toward new vehicle wraps

If you’ve ever called Safe Ride on a wild night out and were unable to clearly see or identify your ride (for some reason or another), you’re in luck. Safe Rides, the department managing Safe Ride and the Designated Driver Shuttle, requested $13,400 from the ASUO Student Senate for vehicle …

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Only 21 percent of enrolled UO students will get their free tickets to football games this year

The state of University of Oregon student tickets for the 2015-2016 football season is no longer in flux. The ASUO Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee’s (ACFC) long-awaited agreement with athletic department over student ticket allotment will be finalized within the next week, ASUO Finance Director Shawn Stevenson said. The end … Continue reading

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SEIU Local 503 delays strike to first week of fall term to capitalize on “inspiring momentum”

Union leaders for employees at the University of Oregon, as well as the six other public universities overseen by the Oregon University System, have decided to push back their planned day of picketing to Sept. 30, the first day of class for fall term. SEIU Local 503, the union representing non-faculty employees on campuses across […]

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Student groups seek to repeal Social Host Ordinance

The Social Host Ordinance, a piece of legislation passed by the Eugene City Council in late January, is being petitioned by ASUO Sen. Lamar Wise and Kevin Cronin, executive director of the Lane County Young Democrats. The two student leaders began gathering signatures this week in hopes of bringing the legislation to a public vote. […]

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ASUO Seeks to Expand Shuttle Service

ASUO provides a number of services that are geared towards protecting students and giving them safe options at times of the day when they could face danger. One of the services, the assault prevention student shuttle, will be looking to expand due to an increase in the number of student users.

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City Council to meet on proposed EmX expansion

The Eugene City Council will meet Wednesday for a work session on the proposed EmX expansion to West 11th Avenue. ASUO has repeatedly backed the expansion, citing the daily use of EmX by University students. “[ASUO] expresses support for the West…

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$63 million Casanova Center expansion kept under wraps

The beeping of a dump truck’s reverse signal echos off the broad side of the square Casanova center. A backhoe plows a mound of earth into a flat drivable surface. Hoffman construction portable offices line the gate enclosing the work area; a building is under construction here, but no one is talking about it.

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Rental cars arrive on campus following ASUO efforts

Last year, ASUO teamed up with Zipcar and Zimride, and as of last week, the program is now fully operational.

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March 3 – Evening Update

Tims Weather Forecast Update…Job fraud?…Suspect Apprehended…Oil Prices…LCC Downtown Tomorrow…Paid UofO Sports Recruiting?…ASUO Seek Legal Council…

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