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Daarstad: Impeachment: Protecting Democracy

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
October 7, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives is doing the right thing by starting an impeachment inquiry.This is the correct pathway to impeachment due to the accusations against President Donald Trump. Abuse of...

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Letter to the Editor: Trust, but verify

Christian Wagner, Kinesiology major
February 25, 2019

I’ve been concerned for a while about how truth is treated in our day and age. In media, politics and our university, people treat their narrative as more important than Truth. When our president lies...

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Alex Luther, Trenton Joiner: No one stands alone

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
February 10, 2019

Campaigning with the slogan ‘No One Stands Alone,’ candidates Alex Luther and Trenton Joiner seek to increase the understanding between students and the university administration as president and vice...

Defining conservatism

Defining conservatism

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 28, 2018

Conservative is a word often heard in modern rhetoric. It is commonly mentioned on various news outlets, social media and in conversation. However, defining conservatism and finding its meaning turns out...

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Student on the Street: Midterm elections

Coral Avery, OMN Photographer
October 23, 2018

November 6 is right around the corner, so we took to the streets to ask students for their thoughts on the midterm elections. Here’s what they had to say: Soraya KohmSecond-year, bioengineeringRegistered...

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Halajian, Damitio: Buehler is the right choice

The last time Oregon had a Republican Governor, Ronald Reagan had not yet called on Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall and the World Wide Web had not been invented. It has been over a decade since...

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Opinion: voter inaction has consequences

Ramzy Al-mulla, Columnist
October 15, 2018

Politics are a mess right now. Everyone hates each other, nobody agrees on what’s factual, and the only thing anyone seems to agree on is how darned divided this country is. They can say all they want...

Corvallis groups respond to public expressions of racism

Corvallis groups respond to public expressions of racism

David DeHart, Multimedia Contributor
August 14, 2017

Corvallis anti-racist groups are exploring a variety of approaches in responding to white nationalism after instances of explicitly racist activities.On the morning of July 19, the City of Corvallis removed...

Ryan Khalife, Jacqueline Logsdon and Luke Bennett stand in front of the Capitol Building.

ASOSU Lobby Team hits the ground on first day meeting with legislators

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

DACA, sexual assault prevention and college affordability.Wednesday kicked off the ASOSU Lobby Team’s first day of on-the-ground lobbying. The team of nine lobbyists split themselves into three pre-arranged...

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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....

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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