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Ol’ Dirty on BWA Hair Scandal

The ODE just released their Back to the Books issue, complete with a big ol’ story on the BWA hair scandal. They haven’t updated their damn website yet FIXED. Here’s some of the more outrageous parts:

[A]ccording to the University’s Office of the Registrar, Callier-Wells was not a registered student during the entire 2007-2008 academic year. She could not be reached for comment.

The ASUO Senate approved the $64,000 request on May 14 with the support of every senator present other than then-Senate President Athan Papailiou […] During the group’s presentation to the Senate, all chatter ended when Callier-Wells spoke of the significance hair had in her life as a cancer patient. Senators spent little time discussing the proposal before voting for it, despite several having questioned and tried to reduce the amount of the project the previous night […] None of the objections were repeated before the full Senate.

The proposal stated the event would take place on March 7, 2009 at the Hult Center in downtown Eugene. The budget included $25,000 for a “star performer” who was never named and a $1,000 runway. The planned advertising for the event included $500 for “commercial clips” and $200 for a camera crew.

McLain said she did not hear concerns from group members until after the memos had been signed. however, the timing of the events is unclear. The paperwork for every over-realized proposal, known officially as Incidental Fee Action Memos, were signed on may 24 – McLain’s last day in office. The letter to Frohnmayer is dated May 23.

If you see Robert D’Andrea, the Ol’ Dirty ASUO reporter, give him a high five or buy him a drink.

  1. Sakaki says:

    Emily McLain’s ethics are quite…specious. They’re about as vacant as her brain is.

  2. Niedermeyer says:

    Evidence for “Concerned Student’s” point here: “There’s no crazy story here. There was an internal issue and it looked like it would be an irresponsible use of student fees.”

    Bullshit indeed.

  3. Concerned Student says:

    That article was full of Mclain Lies. She tried to say she didn’t have time to discuss the problems of the proposal, but in her letter to Frohnmayer she spent an entire paragraph trashing the proposal. If she had no time, then why write all that stuff. It’s bullshit

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