ASUO Constitution Court Chief Justice Nick Schultz came to Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting to give an update. The court has had a busy few weeks, with Senator Bryan Vanderpool motioning to remove Justice Allison Apana from office, and then Justice Caleb Huegel allegedly leaking confidential information to certain parties. “While it hasn’t been a great [...]
Representative Brent Barton from Oregon City presented a bill to the State House Committee on Wednesday that fines college coaches for violating NCAA rules and regulations. One of the prominent supporters of Barton’s bill is ASUO President-elect Sam Dotters-Katz. The bill would see that the state attorney general would fine coaches for legal fees [...]
Constitution Court refers Justice Huegel to the ASUO Senate for a hearing, then withdraws the ruling
The ASUO Constitution Court voted unanimously to refer Justice Caleb Huegel to the ASUO Senate for a hearing, citing that Huegel’s unwillingness to participate in recent deliberations such as discussing Justice Allison Apana’s petition for review of Senator Bryan Vanderpool’s motion to remove her from office. The Constitution Court voted that Huegel’s actions resulted in [...]
ASUO Constitution Court Chief Justice Nick Schultz and Justice Cedar Cosner will be making their decision Monday, May 13, on Justice Allison Apana’s petition to review ASUO Sen. Bryan Vanderpool’s motion to remove her from office. In her petition, Apana says according to the ASUO Constitution, the only reason a justice can be removed from office [...]
In the midst of ASUO Senator Bryan Vanderpool’s motion to remove ASUO Constitution Court Justice Allison Apana from her seat, new claims have surfaced that Justice Caleb Huegel has been leaking confidential information to the public and specific parties. “I have received complaints from people saying that Justice Huegel has been leaking information to other [...]
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman wants North Korea to “do me a solid.” He went on Twitter to ask North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to release Kenneth Bae from incarceration. The tweet is Rodman’s response to The Seattle Times writer, Thanh Tan, who suggested that Rodman should ask Kim Jong Un to release Bae. [...]
On tonight’s Senate agenda time was allotted to discuss ASUO Senator Bryan Vanderpool’s motion to remove ASUO Chief Justice-elect Allison Apana from the ASUO Constitution Court. However, Court Justice Cedar Cosner sent out a judicial order on Tuesday that would force the ASUO Senate to postpone discussion about the motion during Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Even with the judicial order [...]
For the first half of Wednesday’s faculty senate meeting, UO legislators worked together to tidy up faculty housekeeping. For the most part, debates over legal matters and committee qualifications were flowing unanimously and without too much confrontation. That is, until Senator Bill Harbaugh’s proposal to request academic funding from the UO Athletic department sparked some lively debate. In [...]
The ASUO Constitution Court has received a judicial order from Associate Justice Cedar Cosner to enjoin ASUO Sen. Bryan Vanderpool’s motion to remove Chief Justice-elect Allison Apana. The judicial order means the ASUO Senate will have to postpone its ruling of Vanderpool’s motion to remove her from office. One of the reasons Vanderpool motioned to [...]
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UPDATE 7:35 p.m.: Kenneth Bae was sentenced to 15 years hard labor by the North Korean Supreme Court, according to Reuters. North Korean news agency KCNA announced that the verdict was handed down on April 30. Bae was held in November as a tourist and charged with attempting to overthrow the government. It is unclear [...]
Beginning on May 1, Eugene retailers will be required to stop providing single-use plastic carry out bags that are more than four one-thousandths of an inch thick to customers. The city council approved the ban late last year in an effort to promote reusable shopping bags and keep plastic bags from becoming litter or garbage. [...]
Representatives from the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living left the ASUO Senate meeting empty handed after the body failed their groups request.
Duck Street Dance Club walked away with half of it’s request, but with the opportunity to seek additional funds.
Representatives from Ducks for a Difference submit a letter protesting the involvement of administration in this year’s ASUO election.