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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The People’s University for Palestine sits in front of Oregon State University’s Valley Library on May 30, 2024 in Corvallis, OR, following their relocation from the Memorial Union quad the day prior.

Student encampment for Palestine migrates to Valley Library Quad

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
May 29, 2024

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from its original version to include comments from Rob Odom, vice president of university relations and marketing, and to include information from Odom about...

OSU issues ‘final response’ to encampment, protestors say they will continue action

After Oregon State University issued a “final response” to the encampment, Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights and other demonstrators at the encampment say it’s not enough. The OSU encampment...

Tents stand and a protest banner hangs at The People’s University for Palestine encampment in the MU quad at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, on May 15 2024.

President Murthy, city officials respond to encampment

University denies Oregon State Police will be involved
Vincent Ho, News Contributor
May 20, 2024

Oregon State University President Jayathi Murthy and Corvallis city officials displayed different tones in responses Monday to the ongoing on-campus encampment. On Monday, Murthy released a statement...

FlatTail Festival, including DamJam2024, canceled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

FlatTail Festival, including DamJam2024, canceled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Katie Livermore (she/her), Editor-in-Chief
May 16, 2024

Oregon State University’s FlatTail Festival was canceled Thursday due to “unforeseen circumstances,” according to a statement from OSU Student Affairs.  The FlatTail Festival includes the DAMJam2024,...

OSU students gather on Memorial Union Quad on May 15, 2024 on Oregon State University campus. The encampment was set up in support of Palestine.

Student organization sets up encampment in Memorial Union Quad

Ash Estevan (she/her), Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
May 15, 2024

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include an approximate number of people in the encampment and to include Masha's status as a student at OSU. We have also removed Masha's last name for safety...

General ASOSU Graphic

ASOSU President calls for student input on resolution for OSU to divest from Israel

Riley LeCocq (she/her), Senior Reporter
May 10, 2024

Oregon State University students now have a direct line to share their thoughts on the resolution calling OSU to divest from associations funding Israel. The Associated Students of OSU President Carissa...

General ASOSU Graphic

ASOSU passes resolution for OSU to divest from companies ‘involved in violations of Palestinian rights’

Editor’s note: Last names at the May 8 ASOSU senate meeting were not provided. Senators of the Associated Students of Oregon State University passed a resolution calling for OSU administrators to...

Head coach Scott Rueck speaks to the team during a timeout in OSU’s game against University of Southern California in Gill Coliseum on February 18, 2024.

Beaver basketball lets go of key players in transfer portal

Audrey Saiz and Maggie Akins
April 3, 2024

Editor's note: This story has been updated from its original posting. Update (April 11, 12:10 p.m. PST): Timea Gardiner and Adlee Blacklock have both entered the portal according to their Instagrams. Update...

Public suicide at 28th and Van Buren, aftermath witnessed by student

Public suicide at 28th and Van Buren, aftermath witnessed by student

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 12, 2024

Editor's note: This story contains mention of suicide which may be harmful to some readers. If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, consult Counseling and Psychological Services’...

Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting on Highland Drive

Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting on Highland Drive

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 10, 2024

Editor's Note: Two grafs were removed from the story for updated accuracy. At approximately 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, the Сorvallis Police Department was dispatched to the 1900 block of NW Highland...

ASOSU 2024 President and Vice President elect, Audrey Schlotter and Zach Kowash. Contributed by Schlotter and Kowash.

Schlotter, Kowash triumph among 2024 ASOSU positions announced

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include quotes from Audrey Schlotter and Zach Kowash. Oregon State University’s student body has elected Audrey Schlotter as president of the Associated...

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