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Last year, the student body chose Isabel Núñes Pérez and Metzin Rodriguez (pictured in February of 2020) as their president and vice president respectively.

2020-21 ASOSU president, vice president reflect on time in office

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

Correction: ASOSU president Isabel Nunez Perez's name was originally misspelled. This correction has been made. Every year, Oregon State University students have the opportunity to elect a new president...

ASOSU President and Vice President candidates Alexander Rudolf Kerner, left, and Stella Harkness, right, posed distanced and in discussion in front of the Student Experience Center. The two candidates had been taken off and put back on the ASOSU ballot twice due to eligibility issues.

ASOSU elections face issues due to qualifications with presidential candidate Alexander Kerner’s ticket

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

Associated Students of Oregon State University president and vice president ticket Alexander Kerner and Stella Harkness were disqualified from the 2021 election then allowed to re-enter after appealing.Kerner...

The Educational Opportunities Program is housed on the third floor of Waldo Hall. The EOP provides support for students who have traditionally been denied equal access to higher education.

Student accuses ASOSU of discrimination for disqualifying elections running-mate

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

The Associated Students of Oregon State University disqualified a student from participating in its elections because they had taken a term off for financial reasons; ASOSU was then accused of discrimination...

(Left to right) The ASOSU vice president Metzin Rodriguez and President Isabel Nunez Perez as well as the ASOSU election committee (Chase Pettibone, Dari Edwards, Julia Cleric, Michaela Canete and Zachary Garrow) say that this ASOSU election feels more cut-off from OSU students due to the pandemic. Virtual platforms are the best option to reach students, but the lack of interaction and information can be difficult.

ASOSU elections see only minor changes in virtual format

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

This year, the Associated Students of Oregon State University elections looked different in the form of virtual meetings and campaigning, but voting stayed in a similar format.Similar to previous years,...

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...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

ASOSU Election 2019: voting window now open

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 17, 2019

Monday is the first day students may cast their vote in the Associated Students of Oregon State University election.Students may cast their digital ballots on the ASOSU website, via a personalized link...

ASOSU presidential candidates’ last day to campaign begins

Rosie Morehead, Multimedia Contributor
March 8, 2017

Today is the last day for the three teams in the running for ASOSU’s Presidency and Vice Presidency. The two day online voting period that takes place Thursday, March 9th and Friday, March 10th.Campaigning...

The candidates offered their platforms at the first ever televised ASOSU debate.

ASOSU presidential candidates face off in live debate

Joe Wolf, News Contributor and Rosie Morehead
March 8, 2017

On Tuesday March 7, the ASOSU presidential and vice presidential candidates confronted one another for the first time at a live debate hosted by Orange Media Network on the fourth floor of the Student...

Voting will take place online from Thursday, March 9 to Friday, March 10.

ASOSU presidential campaigns talk strategy

Rosie Morehead, Multimedia Contributor
March 2, 2017

Campaign week is here, and the tickets for the ASOSU Presidency are making their rounds throughout campus.With the campaign season lasting only 10 days, the three president and vice president pairs (Radhika...

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