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Alex Luther 2016 OSU Win vs Ducks

What this win means to a life-long Beaver fan (Column)

December 1, 2020

I have been a season ticket holder to Oregon State Football since I was three years old. When my dad couldn’t make the games, he would give away our tickets under the caveat that our friends would take...

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Luther: Pay to Play should not stay as it is

January 9, 2020

For decades, the discussion of whether or not student-athletes should be paid or compensated for their roles in athletics has been debated. Some of the biggest scandals in sports history are associated...

OSU Volleyball junior outside hitter Haylie Bennett (#4), senior middle blocker Serena Bruin (#24) and junior libero Grace Massey (#7) celebrate a point awarded by the referee. 

Luther: For successful season, volleyball must maintain consistency

September 30, 2019

Oregon State Volleyball secured a significant 3-2 upset over rivals in Oregon Volleyball on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Gill Coliseum. Oregon entered the game ranked at #24 nationally with a 4-6 season record...

OSU Football junior wide receiver lines up for a play versus Oklahoma State in Reser Stadium on Aug. 30. 

Oregon State Beavers fall 2019 preview

September 20, 2019

Oregon State University's fall sports, including football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball, home season began with a women’s soccer game on Aug. 18 versus British Columbia and will end...

Oregon State Womens Soccer player Lindsay Lamont guards the goal during game on Oct. 4, 2018. 

Luther: Potential successful season for OSU Women’s Soccer

September 20, 2019

The Oregon State Women’s Soccer team looks forward as they begin the best season in program history. After a struggling season last year with only two wins, new head coach Matt Kagan has clearly implemented...

Oregon State Football players warm up prior to their matchup versus the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors on September 7 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Oahu. 

OSU football falls in Hawaii with several injuries

September 12, 2019

The Oregon State Beavers Football team faced the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors last Saturday, September 7. The two teams met as part of a home and away contract that will be fulfilled with a game...

The Brass Monkeys storefront faces the waterfront in downtown Corvallis. 

The Brass Monkey ready for customers

August 9, 2019

The Brass Monkey is a new pub house located on the waterfront in downtown Corvallis. The pub is owned by Morgan Orr, a woman connected with multiple bars in Corvallis over the years, including the former...

Students cheer on the Beavers at the Civil War game versus the Ducks on November 23 at Reser. 

Luther: Preview of 2020 recruiting class

August 9, 2019

OSU Football head coach Jonathan Smith finished out the offseason recruiting with 11 verbal commits for the 2020 football season. However, with the early signing period in mid-December and the lengthy...

OSU Football head coach Jonathan Smith speaks on the upcoming season on July 31 at Reser Stadium. 

Preview of OSU Football 2019 season

August 9, 2019

The Oregon State Football season begins with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff versus Oklahoma State on Friday, August 30 at Reser Stadium. Fall camp and practices began August 1, the day after a media day with players...

OSU Football offense fights for yard gains against the OSU Football defense at the Spring Preview Game in Reser Stadium on April 20. 

Luther: Analysis on four of OSU Football’s transfer athletes

July 15, 2019

Oregon State Football is fast approaching, meaning it is finally time to speculate about the season and the team. With kick off a mere month and a half away until the Beavers’ first game versus the Oklahoma...

OSU Football head coach Smith encourages the team from the sidelines at Ohio State on Sept. 1, 2018. 

OSU reaches three alumni head coaches

July 15, 2019

Editor's note: Previous publishing has been updated to reflect the correct franchise associated with Miami. In early June, the Oregon State Athletics Department officially opened the national search for...

OSU catcher Adley Rutschman works with OSU pitcher Grant Gambrell at the NCAA Regionals in Goss Stadium on June 1st, 2019. 

Rutschman sweeps national baseball awards

July 8, 2019

Former Oregon State Baseball catcher Adley Rutschman won two accolades at the end of June to sweep the possible awards available for a position player. Rutschman officially signed with the Baltimore Orioles...

Police beats

June 26, 2019

The following is a summarization of recent reported incidents from the Corvallis Police Department. The reports reflect the given facts from the situations. All individuals within the incidences are innocent...

OSU Baseball junior catcher swings at the plate during the NCAA Regionals on June 1st at Goss Stadium. 

Rutschman claims awards after strong season

June 24, 2019

Oregon State Baseball junior catcher Adley Rutschman has collected numerous awards in the few weeks since the end of the baseball season. Rutschman’s awards follow his selection as the number one overall...

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