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Street preachers engage high school students during OSU campus visit

June 3, 2019

For Jodi Howell, an AP Language and Composition teacher at West Albany High School, the street preachers who come to Oregon State University every spring were nothing new. As part of her class, Howell’s...

Caoilinn Haggerty, an assistant chemist in the Department of Environmental Toxicology, extracts chemicals from silicone wristbands to measure daily chemical exposure.  

Researchers use bands to measure daily chemical exposure

May 20, 2019

A recent study by Oregon State University researchers aims to give new insight into what chemicals are being inhaled and absorbed into the skin on a daily basis, to see if people are unknowingly absorbing...

Weatherford RA Kali Henderson accesses keys to the residence hall. 

Resident Assistants face difficulty with work-life balance

May 13, 2019

For some resident assistants at Oregon State University, the challenges of the job outweigh the benefits.Resident assistants are responsible for living in the dorms and acting as peer mentors for residents....


OSU Libraries receive grant money for activist photographic collection

May 13, 2019

After winning a competitive Library Services and Technology Act grant, Oregon State University Libraries will begin to make the Chuck Williams collection accessible to the public.LSTA grants are available...

Discarded Juul pods lie on the ground. Juul is a popular brand of electronic  cigarette

Lack of e-cigarette regulations leaves unknown health effects

April 29, 2019

While electronic cigarettes have gained popularity in recent years as a healthier alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes, the long-term health effects are still unknown and may be detrimental,...

Rebecca Macomber, Nreeners employee, hands a freshly-prepared Italian sausage to customer Marin Rosenquist.

Food cart serves up hot sandwiches for baseball season

April 29, 2019

For the past month, a bright orange food truck parked outside of the Oregon State University bookstore has been serving up pastrami, cheesesteak, and sausage to hungry passer-bys. Though N’Reeners New...


OSU brewery uses donation to modernize equipment

April 8, 2019

In March, Oregon State University’s new brewery celebrated its first year in operation after being fully upgraded in 2018.A $1 million donation in 2015 from Carlos Alvarez, chairman and chief executive...

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State senators aim to protect student voices

April 8, 2019

Months after Associated Students of Oregon State University were unable to take a unified, public stance on Measure 105, a new Oregon State Senate resolution aims to give student governments greater freedom...

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Beavs CARE prioritizes student athlete community service

March 11, 2019

For many student athletes at Oregon State University, one rewarding aspect of being an athlete is the opportunity it brings for community service.   Mikayla Pivec, a third-year on the women’s basketball...


Heritage Trees connect present to past

March 4, 2019

At Oregon State University, many of the trees students pass by each day, whether covered in snow, blooming or bare, have a unique story to tell about the history of the university, says Staff Archivist...

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Dam Worth It takes message beyond OSU

March 4, 2019

Over a year after Oregon State University athletes Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci founded the Dam Worth It campaign to bring awareness to student athlete mental health, its impact continues to grow in...

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For ASOSU President-elect, Vice President-elect, ‘the real work begins’

February 25, 2019

At 10 p.m. on the night of the Associated Students of Oregon State University election results release, Rachel Josephson and Kylie Boenisch excused themselves from their friends and waited in anticipation...

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Resources available at ASOSU Legal Services for student renters

February 18, 2019

As spring term approaches, many students will begin signing leases for off-campus housing. If they find themselves unsure about what rights they have as tenants, one option is to visit the Associated Students...


OSU Ecampus provides more course flexibility at potentially lower costs

February 11, 2019

Although Oregon State University’s Ecampus may offer a cheaper and more flexible alternative to taking classes on campus, students may find that taking online courses can present unexpected costs.During...

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Water Battleship returns for second year

February 4, 2019

On Feb. 9 and 10, the Dixon pool will fill with canoes fighting to win Oregon State University’s second Water Battleship tournament.In Water Battleship, teams attempt to sink each other’s boats by...

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Blacksmithing Club prepares for third competition

January 28, 2019

In the back corner of the Rogers Hall basement, members of the Oregon State University Blacksmithing Club have been hard at work on their creation.In March, the club will enter a blade into the biennial...

OSU senior guard Stephen Thompson Jr. looks towards the basket while being guarded by a Washington defender. Thompson Jr. had a career game against the Huskies, putting up 30 points despite the loss.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball falls to University of Washington

January 26, 2019

One day after defeating Washington State, Oregon State Men’s Basketball fell to the Washington Huskies Saturday in Gill Coliseum with a final score of 79-69.The Beavers now drop to 12-7 this season overall,...

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Honors college plans expansion as students doubt educational quality

November 26, 2018

Since 1995, Oregon State University’s Honors College has been promoted as a community within the university where academically driven students can take smaller classes, gain leadership opportunities,...


Increase in support animals challenges necessity

November 19, 2018

Few would deny that pets can be a source of enjoyment and happiness. However, when it comes to emotional support animals the question of their necessity for people with mental health conditions is one...

OSU redshirt sophomore guard Destiny Slocum being guarded by NNU forward Erin Jenkins. Slocum tallied up 11 points on the night including a three point shot just before the halftime buzzer. 

OSU Women’s Basketball wins exhibition match against Northwest Nazarene

November 4, 2018

With less than a week until their season officially begins, OSU Women’s Basketball competed in an exhibition game against the Northwest Nazarene Nighthawks this weekend at Gill Coliseum. The Beavers...

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Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center reopens

October 22, 2018

Outside the small house on Jackson Avenue, all is calm. Inside is another story. Entering the new home of the Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center on Oct. 13, the day of its grand reopening celebration,...

Current and former OSU Womens Swimming members competing against each other in the annual Alumni Meet at Langton Hall.

OSU Women’s Swimming holds alumni meet

October 21, 2018

OSU Women’s Swimming welcomed back former members of the team to participate in an alumni swim meet at Langton Hall. Though scores were not taken at the event, alumni and current members of the team...

Attendees of the “Women’s Words: Women’s Work” exhibit chat following a speech by Tiah Edmunson-Morton. 

Archives Month features opportunities to engage with history

October 20, 2018

October is Archives Month at Oregon State University, and the library's Special Collections & Archives Research Center is holding events throughout the month to promote its historical collections.Archives...

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