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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...

Undergraduate representative Ian Walker, Speaker of the house Carol Moreno and Congressional clerk Tatyanna Statum attending ASOSU’s last meeting of the academic year. 

ASOSU representative fails to gain support for concealed carry resolution

Matthew Brooks, News Contributor
June 3, 2019

A resolution introduced this term in the Associated Students of Oregon State University Congress led to discussions about the concealed carry policy on campus, but was ultimately not adopted by the student...

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OSU College Republicans: Senate Democrats used Ford as pawn

Peter Halajian, President of OSU Republicans
October 1, 2018

We at College Republicans are closely following the recent Senate Judiciary hearings. If you watched Dr. Ford’s testimony, you cannot help but feel for her and for countless women and men who have been...

College Republicans club President Peter Halajian discusses the changes he has seen in the Republican Party over time. He believes young conservatives social attitudes differ strongly from their elders.

‘Keeping a clean slate’: campus conservatives seek understanding in polarized times

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 29, 2018

In today’s political climate, people of differing ideologies often fail to understand one another. On a predominantly liberal college campus like Oregon State University, this means conservative students...

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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...

Several campus groups will be hosting election watch parties. College Democrats at OSU has partnered with the Benton County Democrats for their event at Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis, beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday. 

College Republicans and Benton County Democrats to host election night watch parties

The 2016 election will be over following Tuesday night and locals have one last opportunity to partake in election festivities. Watch parties around town have been organized for local students and residents...

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 Republicans of OSU meet every Tuesday to discuss politics and meet with friends. 

College Republicans: Organization shifts focus from partisan views to social discussion

Ercoli Crugnale
November 7, 2016

Oregon State University’s Republican club doesn’t believe in traditional partisan politics. Instead, members are adamant that the club is about coming together to discuss politics in a friendly manner...

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