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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...

Member of College of Republicans Matthew Edwards is pictured outside of the Memorial Union. He can be seen smiling and proud to be American, no matter the stratification of American politics.

Nixon: Students of varying political identities aim to feel welcomed in Corvallis, OSU


Cara Nixon, Columnist
December 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Corvallis is undeniably blue. Of the 33,492 registered voters...

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OSU student-led political groups encourage engagement in 2020 election

Zoe Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 27, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

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OSU College Democrats: Kavanaugh unqualified for Supreme Court

Breanne Johnson, President of OSU College Democrats and Dylan Seibert
October 1, 2018

The College Democrats at OSU commend Dr. Christine Blasey Ford for her bravery and patriotism in sharing her testimony against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s nominee for the Supreme Court of...

Gun

Shea: Gun control proposes controversial discussions

Delaney Shea, Columnist
February 5, 2018

About 60 percent of Americans want stricter gun laws in U.S., according to a Gallup poll.Gun control. Arguably one of the most controversial topics currently dividing America. Most of the arguments, for...

Allied Students of Another Politics group members David DeHart and Alexander Ricccio hope to create discussion surrounding society and democracy on campus.

Allied Students of Another Politics strives to make a difference on campus without association to a specific party

Thomas Hellman, News Contributor
November 7, 2016

A politically alternative group on Oregon State University campus is a rarity.At OSU, the more popular political mainstays of the U.S. can be found, such as the College Democrats and College Republicans....

The College Democrats of OSU go over the daily newspaper and discuss politics.

College Democrats: Club looking past election, planning further engagement

Madeline Bright, Practicum Contributor
November 7, 2016

The Oregon State University College Democrat Club President, Sierra Alvernaz, has been building the club from the ground up this year. Last year's vice president, she took over as president at the beginning...

Brett Morgan is the ASOSU vice president and sits on the OSU Board of Trustees as the student representative.

Looking forward

ASOSU Vice President Brett Morgan seeks to better students’ futures One thing has remained constant for Brett Morgan during his college career—using his power for good.“I’ve been fortunate enough...

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