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Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci, both student-athletes, founded the Dam Worth It Campaign out of a desire to help instigate change around the topics of mental health and suicide.

Dam Worth It campaign changes mental health conversations

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
May 14, 2018

Editor's note: This story has been edited to avoid direct mentions of self-harm, but discusses the topic and impacts of suicide. Reader discretion is advised.The Dam Worth It campaign on Oregon State...

Spring Creek Project co-founder Kathleen Moore and her family wade in a river in Alaska. The Spring Creek Project emphasizes creating a connection between humans and nature.

Spring Creek Project hosts Bedrock lecture series

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
April 23, 2018

Lectures, project look to create connections between nature, peopleIn 1987, economist and poet Franz Dolp was inspired by the beauty of the Oregon Coast Range and decided he needed a way to bring more...

Janessa Thropay is a sophomore forward for the Beavers womens basketball team.

The Beavers behind the dam

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
April 16, 2018

Athletics Department aims to increase awareness of programs.Walking around Oregon State University, there is a good chance of hearing “Go Beavs.” What seems to have become a common phrase in Corvallis...

Champinefu Lodge, sitting off campus on Madison Avenue, was originally named Avery Lodge.

Community invited to discuss renaming three campus buildings

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
April 2, 2018

Meeting will be held April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Memorial Union Horizon Room.Oregon State University President Ed Ray will host a community meeting to discuss the renaming of the three on-campus buildings...

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Community meeting set April 2 to discuss on-campus building name changes

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
March 20, 2018

President Ed Ray wants new building names to reflect qualities of buildings, OSU history.On Monday, April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., President Ed Ray will host a community meeting to rename the three on-campus...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University used balloons to draw attention to the issue of school shootings. Members of the student government provided gun locks, information on mental health resources and legislative efforts to prevent gun violence.

ASOSU demonstrates in the MU Quad as part of National Walkout Day

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
March 14, 2018

Display commemorates victims of school shootingsThe 438 students who have been shot in school shootings since 2012 were remembered today in the Memorial Union Quad in conjunction with the National Walkout...

Taylor Ricci, a current OSU student and former OSU gymnast, practices high beam during a gymnastics practice in Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center.

Student-athletes balance education, sports, social lives

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
March 12, 2018

Scholarship allocation dependent upon sport, meant to assist student-athletes.The day-to-day life of an average student can be stressful, from coursework to working a job to social and personal obligations....

Oregon State University Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering Joshua Gess positioned in front of the Strand Agricultural Building at OSU.

Renovations set to increase, improve ADA accessibility on campus

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor and Oren Williams
February 18, 2018

DAS dedicates $650,000 to updating sidewalks, parking, street crossings.The American Disabilities Act of 1990 was designed to prohibit the discrimination of individuals based on their disabilities, including...

Todd Keller has been the reactor administrator for 16 years at OSU’s Radiation Center.

Safety plans explain precautionary information for nuclear attacks, situations

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
January 28, 2018

Emergency planners recommend shelter-in-place response, separating self from outside environment.Nuclear warfare is a real phenomenon in today’s society. Early on Saturday, Jan. 13, a false incoming...

OSU suicide prevention coordinator Jim Gouveia working at his standing desk. Gouveia believes that finding balance and being true to oneself are beneficial to one’s mental health.

OSU works to destigmatize mental health

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
January 8, 2018

Mental health organizations reach out, connect with community.Oregon is ranked last in the country for treatment of people with mental health problems, according to (The Oregonian). However,...

Arnold Dining Center will be the only dining center open on campus during winter break. Arnold is located on the south end of the OSU campus.

OSU facilities continue to provide for students, staff during winter break

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
December 10, 2017

Some campus locations decreasing operation hours during break. As students all over Oregon State University prepare their travel plans and packing lists for winter break, crews on campus are preparing...

A sociology class titled SOC 444 is offered to OSU students, as well as Oregon State Penitentiary inmates at the Penitentiary. Prerequisites for the class include previously taking and passing SOC 204 with a grade C or higher, and being at Junior standing.

OSU sociology class offered at Oregon State Penitentiary

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
November 27, 2017

Students, inmates learn in unison, discuss the prison industrial complex.Being an adult in custody is not all about being locked in a cell, but about serving the community from inside the prison. Clubs...

Benny Beaver cheers at a football game from the sidelines of Reser Stadium. The mascot’s identity is kept a secret in order to keep the spirit of Benny alive, according to the Associate to Benny.

Benny Beaver’s identity remains secret

Arianna Schmidt, Print Contributor
November 20, 2017

Specific requirements are in place for mascot, tryouts to be set for April.The Gill Coliseum gym remains quiet with the exception of the occasional testing of the buzzer, the stands overlooking Ralph Miller...


OSU students work to create jobs in Haiti using business skills

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
November 12, 2017

Empower Haiti Together partners with College of Business to introduce Port to Port food truck programStroke, heart attack and other results of hypertension within the body are killing more people in Haiti...

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