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Tour members gather in front of the new Health Center located on the southwest side of campus on May 23. Being an upgrade from Plageman, the new health center will be the spot for students to be provided with a variety of health services with collaboration efforts from Samaritan Health Services.

[Photo] New on-campus health center and pharmacy to open in late June with increased hours

May 24, 2023

Tour members gather in front of the new Health Center located on the southwest side of campus on May 23. Being an upgrade from Plageman, the new health center will be the spot for students to be provided...

Associate professor of WGSS and queer studies, Dr. Qwo-Li Driskill (they/them) leads the group in a song on Nov. 21 in the SEC for those lost in the recent Colorado Springs shooting.

[Photo] Club Q victims are memorialized by OSU’s queer community

November 22, 2022

Associate professor of WGSS and queer studies, Dr. Qwo-Li Driskill (they/them) leads the group in a song on Nov. 21 in the SEC for those lost in the recent Colorado Springs shooting.

A sign created by protester Ava (preferred not to share their last name; any/all) in response to the tabling event held by the “Students for Life” club on May 4 in the SEC Plaza. The “Students for Life” club was tabling with resources in the SEC Plaza while protesters stood across from them.

[Photo] Plaza protests follow ‘Students for Life’ tabling event

May 5, 2023

A sign created by protester Ava (preferred not to share their last name; any/all) in response to the tabling event held by the “Students for Life” club on May 4 in the SEC Plaza. The “Students for...

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development program in Woodburn, Ore. on April 15 and 16 focusing on Latinx leadership and activism.

[Photo] Saber es Poder: Latinx mujeres y liderazgo

April 10, 2023

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development...

A photo illustration of Corvallis City Hall, photo taken on March 14.

[Photo] Candidates and ballot measures seek approval in May election

April 10, 2023

A photo illustration of Corvallis City Hall, photo taken on March 14.

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development program in Woodburn, Ore. on April 15 and 16 focusing on Latinx leadership and activism.

[Photo] Saber es Poder: Latinx women and leadership

April 10, 2023

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development...

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development program in Woodburn, Ore. on April 15 and 16 focusing on Latinx leadership and activism.

[Photo] OSU to hold events in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Week

April 10, 2023

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development...

The statue of Dick Fosbury, who died on Sunday, located outside of Dixon Recreation Center, pictured on March 14. Fosbury, an OSU alum, won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City with his revolutionary high jump technique dubbed the “Fosbury Flop.”

[Photo] OSU track & field icon Dick Fosbury, who forever changed the high jump, dies at 76

March 16, 2023

The statue of Dick Fosbury, who died on Sunday, located outside of Dixon Recreation Center, pictured on March 14. Fosbury, an OSU alum, won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City with his revolutionary...

A photo illustration of a Oregon State University college degree burning on March 1. Questions are raised of whether a four year college degree is worth the debt that comes along with it in the face of an experience driven employment environment.

[Photo] Firing Lane: College degrees, a valuable commodity or glorified paper weight?

March 6, 2023

A photo illustration of a Oregon State University college degree burning on March 1. Questions are raised of whether a four year college degree is worth the debt that comes along with it in the face of...

A donation box in downtown Corvallis in August of 2022. Since Gov. Tina Kotek’s declaration of homelessness as a state of emergency this last January, multiple legislative bills have been proposed to address the issue that has been an increasing issue in Oregon.

[Photo] Oregon’s attempt to tackle homelessness: State legislature introduces several housing bills, one endorsed by Benton County

March 6, 2023

A donation box in downtown Corvallis in August of 2022. Since Gov. Tina Kotek’s declaration of homelessness as a state of emergency this last January, multiple legislative bills have been proposed to...

A snowy scene of OSU campus captured on Feb. 26.

[Photo] What the hail? Snow strikes Corvallis again

February 23, 2023

A snowy scene of OSU campus captured on Feb. 26.

Oregon State mens basketball head coach, Wayne Tinkle, expresses his disappointment in the play during Thursdays matchup against the No. 9 ranked Arizona Wildcats. The Beavers now drop to 7-10 on the season.

[Photo] The Beavers second half surge falls short in an 86-74 loss against the Wildcats

January 13, 2023

Oregon State men's basketball head coach, Wayne Tinkle, expresses his disappointment in the play during Thursday's matchup against the No. 9 ranked Arizona Wildcats. The Beavers now drop to 7-10 on the...

Tucky Helm, Orange Media Networks first ever puzzle maker, poses for a portrait on Nov. 14 in the Student Experience Center. Helms goals are to expand themes and add a variety of content
to the Barometers forum section.

[Photo] The man behind the puzzles, Tucky Helm

November 28, 2022

Tucky Helm, Orange Media Network's first ever puzzle maker, poses for a portrait on Nov. 14 in the Student Experience Center. Helm's goals are to expand themes and add a variety of content to the Barometer's...

A young conifer tree in Avery Park on Nov. 7

[Photo] OSU native scientists lead three year forest restoration project

November 3, 2022

A young conifer tree in Avery Park on Nov. 7

In this photo illustration, a plastic bag is depicted as drifting in the wind in the SEC Plaza on Nov. 1. OSU researchers are working with the department of energy to engineer microbes into a component for nylon production.

[Photo] National Renewable Energy Laboratory experts, OSU researcher study ways to improve plastic recycling

November 3, 2022

In this photo illustration, a plastic bag is depicted as drifting in the wind in the SEC Plaza on Nov. 1. OSU researchers are working with the department of energy to engineer microbes into a component...

The beginning construction phases of a temporary tent in the Memorial Union Quad on Oct. 3. Fundraisers, much like this upcoming event, have assisted Oregon State University by providing
money for scholarships, faculty positions, and university wide projects.

[Photo] Construction on the MU Quad: Large Tent for Upcoming University-Wide Campaign

October 10, 2022

The beginning construction phases of a temporary tent in the Memorial Union Quad on Oct. 3. Fundraisers, much like this upcoming event, have assisted Oregon State University by providing money for scholarships,...

The beginning construction phases of a temporary tent in the Memorial Union Quad on Oct. 3. The tent is being built as a location for a fundraising event that will be held from Oct. 14 to Oct 16.

[Photo] MU Quad construction, large tent built for upcoming university-wide campaign

October 4, 2022

The beginning construction phases of a temporary tent in the Memorial Union Quad on Oct. 3. The tent is being built as a location for a fundraising event that will be held from Oct. 14 to Oct 16.

DJ, Blake Horstmann, performs for Oregon State University students at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event provided complimentary glow sticks for students to dance along with.

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DJ, Blake Horstmann, performs for Oregon State University students at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event provided complimentary glow sticks...

A group of Oregon State University students pose at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event was created as a way to celebrate the end of the summer and the beginning of the academic year.

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A group of Oregon State University students pose at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event was created as a way to celebrate the end of the summer...

A group of Oregon State University students pose at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event was created as a way to celebrate the end of the summer and the beginning of the academic year.

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A group of Oregon State University students pose at the “Afterglow” event in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Friday, Sept. 23. The event was created as a way to celebrate the end of the summer...

Mechanical engineering major, McKenna Johnson (she/her) decorates a shirt by the Student Legacy Park on Oregon State University campus during the Great Bouncing Beaver Bash on Friday, Sept. 23. The event took place as a way to get new students to interact and make new friends and celebrate the end of summer.

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Mechanical engineering major, McKenna Johnson (she/her) decorates a shirt by the Student Legacy Park on Oregon State University campus during the Great Bouncing Beaver Bash on Friday, Sept. 23. The event...

 Mark Seed (Obi-Wan Kenobi) in Student Legacy Park in between taking photos with students on Friday, Sept. 23. Seed says “I just thought, ‘Hey, I’ve got all this get up. It’s a college. What else do you do?’” Seed continued. “So, I brought it all with me and I am having a lot of fun.”

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Mark Seed (Obi-Wan Kenobi) in Student Legacy Park in between taking photos with students on Friday, Sept. 23. Seed says “I just thought, ‘Hey, I’ve got all this get up. It’s a college. What else...

Oregon State University students play bubble soccer at the Great Bouncing Beaver Bash at Student Legacy Park on Friday, Sept. 23. The event took place as a way to get new students to interact and make new friends and celebrate the end of summer.

[Photo] Gallery: The Great Bouncing Beaver Bash

September 24, 2022

Oregon State University students play bubble soccer at the Great Bouncing Beaver Bash at Student Legacy Park on Friday, Sept. 23. The event took place as a way to get new students to interact and make...

Resident Assistant (RA), Emily Padrow (she/her), stands in front of her assigned hall, McNary Hall, on Sept. 15 in Corvallis, Ore. This is Padrow’s first year as an RA and the first time that the university has cut off admittance (admittance cutoff was May 1, 2022).

[Photo] OSU admits record number of students for fall 2022

September 19, 2022

Resident Assistant (RA), Emily Padrow (she/her), stands in front of her assigned hall, McNary Hall, on Sept. 15 in Corvallis, Ore. This is Padrow’s first year as an RA and the first time that the university...

The Benton County courthouse in downtown Corvallis on August of 2022. Benton County currently has no plans to become a Blue Zone.

[Photo] Corvallis proceeds with new courthouse planning

August 20, 2022

The Benton County courthouse in downtown Corvallis on August of 2022. Benton County currently has no plans to become a Blue Zone.

Riders on the “Freak Out” amusement ride being lifted up and twirled in midair on August 4 at the Benton County Fair and Rodeo. This has been the first year since the start of the pandemic that the Benton County Fair has been able to be organized.

[Photo] Gallery: Benton County Fair and Rodeo

August 7, 2022

Riders on the “Freak Out” amusement ride being lifted up and twirled in midair on August 4 at the Benton County Fair and Rodeo. This has been the first year since the start of the pandemic that the...

A 7-Eleven store on 746 NW Kings Blvd. in Corvallis, Ore. Last October, three men were allegedly involved in a bias crime assault outside the convenience store; two suspects are set for preliminary hearings next month and the third set for trial in January 2023.

[Photo] Update: Preliminary hearings set for two suspects in bias crime assault case; third suspect scheduled for trial

July 20, 2022

A 7-Eleven store on 746 NW Kings Blvd. in Corvallis, Ore. Last October, three men were allegedly involved in a bias crime assault outside the convenience store; two suspects are set for preliminary hearings...

Crowds of people gather at the outdoor Corvallis Farmers’ Market held at downtown Corvallis, Ore. on Nov. 20, 2021. The Indoor Winter Market will be held at the Benton County Fairgrounds
from Jan. 8 to April 9.

[Photo] Corvallis Indoor Winter Market returns Jan. 8, promises ‘exceptional variety’

January 3, 2022

Crowds of people gather at the outdoor Corvallis Farmers’ Market held at downtown Corvallis, Ore. on Nov. 20, 2021. The Indoor Winter Market will be held at the Benton County Fairgrounds from Jan. 8...

First-year mathematics student Ana Bacon (she/her) waves the Pride flag in front of the Memorial Union on Nov. 14. The Pride Center on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and was first established in May 2001.

[Photo] ‘An ever-evolving mission’: Pride Center celebrates 20 years on campus

November 29, 2021

First-year mathematics student Ana Bacon (she/her) waves the Pride flag in front of the Memorial Union on Nov. 14. The Pride Center on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus is celebrating...

Officials talk on opposite sides of caution tape in the midst of a repair on the corner of NW Monroe Avenue and SW 26th Street in Corvallis after a natural gas line was struck during construction Tuesday afternoon. Several firetrucks, police vehicles and public service vehicles blocked some streets to reroute traffic away from the gas leak.

[Photo] Natural gas leak shuts down Monroe Avenue

September 14, 2021

Officials talk on opposite sides of caution tape in the midst of a repair on the corner of NW Monroe Avenue and SW 26th Street in Corvallis after a natural gas line was struck during construction Tuesday...

Kahlan Fleiger-Holmes (she/her) is a freshman going to Oregon State University for mechanical engineering and is moving into West Hall on September 19, 2021. When asked about her recent move into the dorms, Kahlan stated, “It’s surreal. I’m really living at college for the next four years.

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Kahlan Fleiger-Holmes (she/her) is a freshman going to Oregon State University for mechanical engineering and is moving into West Hall on September 19, 2021. When asked about her recent move into the dorms,...

Alexander Nutt (he/him) is a freshman majoring in computer science moving into West Hall on September 19, 2021. Alexander moved to Oregon State University from Ontario, Oregon and is excited to get the opportunity to meet new people because, like most of us, he has been attending classes virtually for about a year and a half.

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Alexander Nutt (he/him) is a freshman majoring in computer science moving into West Hall on September 19, 2021. Alexander moved to Oregon State University from Ontario, Oregon and is excited to get the...

Redshirt-Junior running back B.J. Baylor breaks through the defense and rushes into the end zone. Baylor finished the night with 171 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns.

[Photo] Oregon State Football Wins Season Home Opener against Hawaii

September 13, 2021

Redshirt-Junior running back B.J. Baylor breaks through the defense and rushes into the end zone. Baylor finished the night with 171 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns.

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