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ASOSU President Isabel Nuñez Pérez, right, and Vice President Metzin Rodriguez. 

ASOSU forms special committee following allegations of misconduct against president and vice-president; questions regarding racism, misogyny arise

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 19, 2021

A special committee has been formed by the House of Representatives in the Associated Students of Oregon State University to investigate allegations of misconduct regarding ASOSU President Isabel Nuñez...

Matthew Edwards, a candidate for the ASOSU House of Representatives, has recently been accused by We Can Do The Work of being an alleged white supremacist. The accusations stemmed from a controversy involving his leadership role in the College Republicans at OSU; the group showed support for the University of Oregons College Republicans, who attended a Stop the Steal rally at the Oregon Capitol in Salem in November 2020. 

Student activist group accuses ASOSU candidate of being a white supremacist

Ramzy Al-Mulla, News Contributor
February 18, 2021

Matthew Edwards, an Oregon State University student and candidate running for an Associated Students of OSU House of Representatives position, was accused in social media posts on Feb. 12 of being a white...

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Former OSU student Andrew Oswalt arraigned on misdemeanor charge, pleads not guilty

The Baro Staff
March 25, 2019

Andrew Oswalt, a former Oregon State University student, was arraigned Monday on one count of criminal mischief in the second degree for allegedly damaging a sign belonging to a Corvallis community member....

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White nationalist Andrew Oswalt released from jail, registers as part-time OSU student

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
January 17, 2019

Oregon State University graduate student Andrew Oswalt has re-enrolled as a part-time student after his release from the Benton County Jail last Thursday, Jan. 10.Immediately following his sentencing in...

Andrew Oswalt, an Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate, was booked into the Benton County Jail today after being sentenced to a total of 40 days incarceration for a hate crime and associated criminal mischief.

Andrew Oswalt sentenced to 40 days in jail, three years probation for hate crime

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
December 12, 2018

Andrew Oswalt, an Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate who holds white nationalist beliefs, was relocated to the Benton County Jail on Wednesday, where he is set to spend a total of 40 days.Oswalt was...

Andrew Oswalt, an OSU Ph.D. candidate, in court during the first day of his criminal trial. He would later be found guilty on all counts, including three felony hate crime charges.

OSU student found guilty on three hate crime charges

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 29, 2018

Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate Andrew Oswalt was found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt on three counts of intimidation in the first degree and two counts of criminal mischief in the third degree.Judge...

The Corvallis Police Department posted four photos from security camera footage at First Alternative Co-Op in Corvallis with the hopes of identifying two suspects accused of leaving anti-semitic flyers and racially charged stickers on vehicles at the business.

Hate crime trial begins for OSU student Andrew Oswalt

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 28, 2018

A bench trial for Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate Andrew Oswalt, charged with hate crimes among other accusations, began Wednesday.Oswalt, who waived his right to a jury trial last week during...

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Letter to the Editor: Race based fashion isn’t in this year

Christian Wagner, Kinesiology major
November 28, 2018

I was disappointed to read many of the beliefs voiced by Darius Northern in the article: “Identifying with fashion”. I applaud the creativity and commitment to justice displayed by Northern, but I...


OSU student Andrew Oswalt waives right to jury trial in hate crime case

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 19, 2018

Editor's Note: In the print version of this story, the number of total students who voted the 2018 ASOSU election was incorrect. The actual number was 4,947 votes instead of 4,497.The right to a trial...

Andrew Oswalt (center), a self-described member of the alt-right, participating in a House of Representatives meeting in January 2018. 

Andrew Oswalt fails to gain seat on Student Fee Committee

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 25, 2018

Record turnout special election approves new ASOSU constitution.White nationalist Andrew Oswalt will not serve on next year’s Oregon State University Student Fee Committee, which recommends fee levels...

(LEFT) Incoming SFC chair Theresa Thurston listens to a budget presentation at an open hearing fall term. (RIGHT) Current committee chair Peter Schwartz moderates the discussion.

ASOSU holds special election to fill open Student Fee Committee positions

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 21, 2018

White nationalist Andrew Oswalt running for one of the seats.The ballot for this year’s Associated Students of Oregon State University election became available Thursday, with seven candidates running...

Andrew Oswalts platform for his Student Fee Committee candidacy was published in The Baro on May 14, 2018. The other six candidates platforms were published as well. 

EDITORIAL: Why The Baro published uncensored ‘alt-right’ candidate platform

Lauren Sluss, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2018

Statements printed in effort to educate, inform voters on upcoming electionYou may have noticed The Baro published statements from the last print issue which contained inflammatory views—statements which...

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