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Passing of senate bill gives a more equal opportunity for LGBTQ

This week, in Washington D.C, the senate passed a bill, the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA), that makes a federal law that does not allow discrimination based on sexual orientation within the workplace.   The bill ENDA prohibits employers from firing, refusing to hire, or discriminating against employees or potential employees, on the basis of their […]

New ASSOU budget increases student government pay by 74%

New ASSOU budget increases student government pay by 74%

(Retraction: the original article read that the ASSOU payroll budget for this academic year increased by 174 percent. The correct number is 74 percent) The Associated Students of Southern Oregon University revealed their updated payroll budget for the 2012-2013 academic year during Tuesday’s Senate meeting, showing pay increases for all student government positions. Created by […]

Tuition equity bill gains momentum

On March 29, the Oregon Senate passed Senate Bill 742 by a vote of 18-11, a crucial step in an attempt to allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates if they met certain selection criteria. The Oregon House of Representatives still must pass the bill, but the Senate‚Äôs approval has already angered many of […]