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Peter Halajian is the Speaker of the House of Representatives and is serving his first year with the Associated Students of Oregon State University. 

ASOSU House of Representatives to consider impeaching Speaker

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
March 13, 2018

Peter Halajian admits to some concerns, believes others are personal attacksSeveral members of the Associated Students of Oregon State University have introduced legislation to impeach Speaker of the House...

Josh Kaufman now serves as the vice president of ASOSU, following previous Vice President Radhika Shahs resignation.

UPDATE: Josh Kaufman confirmed as new ASOSU vice president

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
February 27, 2018

Previous VP Radhika Shah resigns, citing lack of support, implicit biasJosh Kaufman was unanimously confirmed as the new Vice President of the Associated Students of Oregon State University.The ASOSU Senate...

General ASOSU Graphic

ASOSU expects increase in election turnout rate

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
February 5, 2018

Record number of graduate candidates file, some citing Andrew Oswalt as reason to run.With under 4,000 students, or 12.8 percent, voting in last year’s Associated Students of Oregon State University...

Andrew Oswalt, a current Associated Students of Oregon State University graduate representative, speaks during the ASOSU Congress joint session on Jan. 24. Oswalt, who has expressed white nationalist views, faces a recall vote on Feb. 12. Oswalt is also on the 2018 candidate list for a graduate representative position.

Andrew Oswalt simultaneously faces recall vote, runs for reelection

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
January 29, 2018

 ‘Alt-right’ ASOSU representative faces competitive race for graduate seat.In the upcoming Associated Students of Oregon State University election, “alt-right”  Rep. Andrew Oswalt will be on...

Representative Seth Thomas explains an OSA bill to House members. 

ASOSU updates election timeline

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
October 30, 2017

Candidate information sessions to be held in November, two weeks earlier than last year.Candidate information sessions for this year’s Associated Students of Oregon State University elections will be...

ASOSU constitution rewrite

ASOSU leadership works to rewrite constitution

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
October 16, 2017

Changes proposed range from key definitions to grammatical errors.This year the Associated Students of Oregon State University is attempting to rewrite its constitution, which serves as the regulatory...

The Oregon State University Homecoming Court stands on the football field, as photographed in the 1965 Daily Barometer. This year’s Homecoming Court will appear during halftime at the football game along with other events throughout the year to represent OSU. Students were selected last spring by a panel of staff, faculty and alumni.

Oregon State reintroduces Homecoming Court

Anna Weeks, Life Editor
October 9, 2017

The Homecoming Court is made up of ten students to celebrate OSU150.The sesquicentennial inspired the revival of Homecoming Court, an old tradition at Oregon State. This year, a group of 10 students were...

Judicial Council Chair Joshua Kaufman encourages students to get involved however they can while attending OSU.

ASOSU Congress explained

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
October 6, 2017

House and Senate craft legislation, approve student fee levels.Like the U.S. Congress, the legislative branch of the Associated Students of Oregon State University is made up of two chambers: a Senate...

Former ASOSU Vice President Radhika Shah and current President Simon Brundage began their positions on June 1, 2017. Shahs last day of work was Feb. 16, 2018, when she resigned feeling unsupported in her position.

ASOSU executive branch explained

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
October 3, 2017

Student government body connects students to administration, fee process.The Associated Students of Oregon State University is the state-recognized representation of student voices on the OSU campus. ASOSU,...

Peter Halajian is the Speaker of the House of Representatives and is serving his first year with the Associated Students of Oregon State University. 

First fall ASOSU meetings bring new legislation, pro-tempore officers

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
October 2, 2017

ASOSU Senate passes resolution in support of DACA students.Both chambers of the legislative branch of the Associated Students of Oregon State University held sessions this week for their first fall term...

Corvallis mayor Bill Traber, ASOSU President Simon Brundage, ASOSU Vice President Rhadika Shah, Uber driver James, and first year business student Halle Higgins posing for a photo before taking the first official Uber ride in Corvallis. Higgins is the sister of Maddi Higgins, who was killed in a car accident in 2011, and is now an advocate for safe driving. 

Ride booking services including Uber, Lyft introduced to Corvallis

Joe Wolf, ASOSU Beat Reporter
September 25, 2017

In a unanimous decision, the Corvallis City Council voted to allow ride booking companies like Lyft and Uber to operate in the city of Corvallis. This ordinance, passed on Sept. 18 just before 8 p.m.,...

Former ASOSU Vice President Radhika Shah and current President Simon Brundage began their positions on June 1, 2017. Shahs last day of work was Feb. 16, 2018, when she resigned feeling unsupported in her position.

Old rules for a new administration

Joe Wolf, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017

Shortly before leaving office at the beginning of June, former Associated Students of Oregon State University President Rachel Grisham issued two executive orders: one that moved the Student Health Services...

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