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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The 2017 ASOSU Lobby Team consisted of nine student lobbyists and two student advisers.

ASOSU Lobby Team speaks for students in Washington D.C.

Riley Youngman
May 1, 2017

A first generation college student and a daughter of immigrants, if you would have told Isamar Chávez a year ago that she would have the opportunity at the end of her senior year to lobby for students...

Candalynn Johnson, Isamar Chávez and Eric George stand outside of the Longworth House Office Building in Washington D.C. The group met with a legislative aid for Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Wednesday to discuss issues around undocumented students rights and Pell Grants. 

Meet the ASOSU lobbyists: Candalynn Johnson

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

Candalynn JohnsonPronouns: She, Her, HersYear: 4thMajor: Political ScienceTitle: Executive Director of Government RelationsAfter graduating from Sweet Home High School, Johnson enrolled at Linn-Benton...

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...

Candalynn Johnson, Isamar Chávez and Eric George stand outside of the Longworth House Office Building in Washington D.C. The group met with a legislative aid for Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Wednesday to discuss issues around undocumented students rights and Pell Grants. 

Meet the ASOSU lobbyists: Isamar Chávez

Riley Youngman, Editor-in-Chief
April 30, 2017

Isamar ChávezPronouns: She, Her, HersYear: 4thMajor: Ethnic Studies, Pre-Education and a Minor in Peace StudiesTitle: Leadership Liaison at the Women's CenterChávez is a first generation student and...

Ryan Khalife is a junior in political science and economics with a mathematics option.

Meet the ASOSU lobbyists: Ryan Khalife

Riley Youngman, Editor-in-Chief
April 26, 2017

Ryan KhalifePronouns: He, Him, HisYear: 3rdMajor: Political Science and Economics with an option in MathematicsTitle: ASOSU Senate Pro-TemporeRyan Khalife was born and raised in Corvallis, Oregon, and...

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ASOSU Lobby Team arrives in Washington D.C.

Riley Youngman, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: As the Associated Students of Oregon State University Lobby Team heads to Washington D.C., the Barometer's own Riley Youngman will accompany them on their trip to report on their efforts....

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