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Speaker Dan Rayfield on campaigning for Oregon’s next attorney general

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
December 22, 2023

After starting his own law firm, being a representative for Oregon House District 16 and speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives since January of 2022, Dan Rayfield is now campaigning in hopes of...

A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

Katie Fast, executive director of Government Relations at Oregon State University, serves as the “conduit” between the university and elected officials. She most frequently works with the state legislature as well as the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

OSU seeks continued, added funding from state legislature in 2022 short session

Sam Misa, News Contributor
February 7, 2022

On Feb. 1, the Oregon Legislature began the 2022 short session, a 35-day process which will affect both Corvallis, Ore. and Oregon State University.  Short sessions are legislative sessions which occur...

Eric George, Isamar Chávez and Candalynn Johnson stand with legislative aide and OSU graduate (second from left) Jon Bosworth outside of Rep. Earl Blumenauers office. 

Meet the ASOSU lobbyists: Eric George

Riley Youngman, Editor-in-Chief
May 1, 2017

Eric GeorgePronouns: He, Him, HisYear: 5thMajor: Environmental Engineering and Political ScienceGeorge was born and raised in Portland, and came to OSU to pursue an environmental engineering degree. A...

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

Max Braly Multimedia Contributor
November 7, 2016

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...

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...

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