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A $4.8 Million donation to OSUs Cybersecurity program was made to help students continue to earn degrees in the field. This illustration depicts funding for protection on computers and sensitive information.

$4.8 million awarded to OSU, supporting student scholarships in cybersecurity

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
February 6, 2023

Students studying cybersecurity at Oregon State University will be eligible to apply for a full ride scholarship starting next year.  Thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Scholarship for Service...

Ingredients and items inside of the Beaver Bag on Jan. 22. The Beaver Bags have been distributed at the Basic Needs Center.

Accessing Resources for Basic Needs On Campus

David Li, News Contributor
January 27, 2023

The Basic Needs Center, formerly the Human Services Resource Center, offers students and community members resources to support their nutritional, laundry, and textbook needs, as well as volunteer opportunities. Every...

A plush goat photographed near the front of the entrance of Oregon State University’s Valley Library on Jan. 19th. Students are encouraged to hunt for a similar goat hidden elsewhere in the library in order to claim a button prize that changes every week.

The Valley Library is now goated

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
January 23, 2023

Frankie Claassen entered The Valley Library to do what she usually does there – quiet, individual studying, free from the dorm noise – when she happened upon a goat.  A stuffed goat, of course;...

OSU is paying entire 1% contribution to Paid Leave Oregon’s fund but not all are eligible

OSU is paying entire 1% contribution to Paid Leave Oregon’s fund but not all are eligible

Skand S., News Contributor
December 20, 2022

OSU will start implementing Paid Leave Oregon, a new program from the State of Oregon that allows individuals to take paid leaves during situations impacting their families or their health and safety. The...

A college student looks at their OSU student portal ahead of impending changes.

Change in Baccalaureate Core to Start Summer 2025

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
December 14, 2022

Oregon State University’s Baccalaureate Core curriculum has been the same since 1991, and now these requirements are set to change. Changes in OSU’s Bacc Core requirements, renamed general education...

This dramatic illustration shows a giant stink bug attacking crop fields as an onlooker screams in terror.

Invasive stink bugs threaten Oregon’s $132 million hazelnut crop

Wes Flow, News Contributor
December 14, 2022

An invasive species of insect is creating a stink for Oregon’s agriculture. While the jokes may write themselves, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, Halyomorpha halys, are no laughing matter, threatening...

Steve Clark announces retirement after over a decade long career at OSU

Steve Clark announces retirement after over a decade long career at OSU

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
December 12, 2022

After 11 years as the Vice President of University Relations and Marketing position, Steve Clark has announced his plan to retire on July 1, 2023.  Oregon State University President, Jayathi Y. Murthy,...

Time passes quickly while paperwork piles up in the Visa offices.

OSU international students face delays in visa acceptance due to residual COVID-19 effects

Skand S., News Contributor
December 8, 2022

Administrative Processing – a seemingly innocuous bureaucratic term for many, can be a nightmare for international students applying for a U.S. visa.  Oregon State University students Anton Egorov...

Students pictured with Oregon State University president Jayathi Murthy in the Memorial Union quad on Monday Dec 5. In order to boost morale over finals week the OSU president helped serve pie to students to kick off finals week.

OSU President serves fresh pie to students with UHDS to support over finals week

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
December 5, 2022

In the Memorial Union quad starting around 3p.m. Monday afternoon the Oregon State University President, Jayathi Murthy helped to serve slices of pie to eager students in an event put on by University...

Alan Nguyen.

Creative Lead Alan Nguyen wins Best Graphic Designer at 2022 Pacemaker Awards

David Li, News Contributor
December 3, 2022

A couple of hours before the deadline for the national award for Best Graphic Designer, Alan Nguyen heard about it. In that time, Nguyen hurried to apply, not knowing he would end up winning. On Oct....

OSU student emails to shift from Gmail to Microsoft 365 in Summer 2023

OSU student emails to shift from Gmail to Microsoft 365 in Summer 2023

Haley Stark, Reporter
December 2, 2022

Editor Note: Corrected on Thursday, December 8th at 4:45pm. As part of Oregon State University’s Information and Technology’s October campaign for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, multiple signs were...

Photo courtesy of Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center Communications Representative, Jada Dickerson (she/her).

‘Tiny Kitchen Concert’ makes a return to OSU’s Hattie Redmond Women, Gender Center

Kayleanna Bennette, News Contributor
December 2, 2022

The Hattie Redmond Woman and Gender Center welcomes back The Tiny Kitchen Concert with their new addition of an open-mic and karaoke.  Held once per term at the HRWGC, the Tiny Kitchen Concert offers...

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