University of Oregon in Eugene

Questions left unanswered for new indoor track

Aug 9th, 2009

Anatomy of a grievance

Aug 9th, 2009

Rehabilitating health care

Aug 2nd, 2009

It’s a no-brainer for the rest of the world, but in America politics can make issues very complicated and drag them forever. No changes have been made to our health care system for more than 40 years despite a few attempts by Democrats, the last of …

Summer senators deserve stipends

Aug 2nd, 2009

Conservatives win ‘space’ at USSA

Jul 30th, 2009

Sometimes conservatives need a safe space, too. Or at least that was the message

Senators’ exits make apathy evident

Jul 30th, 2009

In the wake of a second ASUO senator resigning prior to starting the academic year, I felt compelled to share my reflections as a former ASUO senator. I served as Seat 17-Grad/Law for the 2008-09 school year as well as the Senate academic chairwoman (for …

Apologies for late criteria; vows to stay realistic

Jul 30th, 2009

It has come to my attention that there are students unhappy with the letter I sent out last week addressing the criteria for my administration. I appreciate the criticism and will revise the details of my criteria by the end of next week. The Constitution…

Think before running, appointing

Jul 30th, 2009

In the past two weeks two student senators resigned their positions without ever really starting their jobs. The ASUO president is now constitutionally obligated to appoint replacements to the two seats

Oregon land bill good, not good enough

Jul 30th, 2009

Last month, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) introduced the Oregon Treasures legislation in Congress that would protect many areas in Oregon. Despite the addition of more than 200,000 acres from the well-publicized Wilderness Omnibus bill earlier this y…

Student-professor conflict lacks transparency

Jul 30th, 2009

In response to Dan Lawton’s criticism of a ‘left-leaning’ faculty (A Vast Disparity, ODE, 6/1/09), Tim Gleason, dean of the University’s School of Journalism and Communication, assures us that those criticisms were … fully investigated and appropriate …

Diversity attained through mutual participation

Jul 30th, 2009

I recently read a piece about a journalism student at the University of Oregon who found resistance of conservative views on campus (A Vast Disparity, ODE, 6/1/09). We all realize the overwhelming percentage of professors are liberal Democrats. In the dis…

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