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Commencement traditions connect to past

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
June 11, 2018

Receiving diplomas at graduation, march from quad unique to Oregon State UniversityThe commencement ceremony is a long-standing tradition tied to graduation every spring, where graduates dress in a gown...


Nutritional wellness is a challenge for college students

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
June 4, 2018

Setting good habits while being a young adult at Oregon State is important in order to ensure wellness and success throughout the remainder of one’s life.Students of all ages will improve the general...

DAM JAM 2018 with feature artists KYLE and Alison Wonderland.

Changes are coming to DAM JAM

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
May 29, 2018

Program Council implements new security measures, activities.This year, Oregon State University Program Council will put on an even larger DAM JAM than last year.This includes a move to Reser Stadium,...

Four-star General Robin Rand will speak at the Air Force ROTC Dining Out event May 19, beginning at 10:15 a.m.

OSU Air Force ROTC to host four-star general

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
May 14, 2018

Four-star general Robin Rand set to speak at Dining Out event.The Oregon State University Air Force ROTC detachment is set to host four-star General Robin Rand this weekend at its annual Dining Out event.Dining...

Fire engine 151 is the only ladder rig for Station 1, located in downtown Corvallis. The rig is used for bigger fires, such as dormitory, factory or hotels, and holds roughly 3,000 gallons of water.

Fighting fires, earning degrees

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
May 7, 2018

Corvallis Fire Department assists students with tuition through volunteer program.The five different stations within the Corvallis fire district hold 25 resident volunteers, most of whom are students at...

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Trial date set for Jordan Pace

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
April 30, 2018

Former OSU football player accused of rape, trial set for Oct. 15, 2018.A trial date for Jordan Pace, a current Oregon State University student and former football player, has been set for Oct. 15, 2018. Pace...

This graph displays a combination of the total forcible sexual offense crimes committed at each university per 5,000 students from 2014 through 2016. Read more about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses here.

OSU reports sexual assault data to Clery Act

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
April 16, 2018

Under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, also known as the Clery Act, all colleges and universities who participate in federal aid programs are required...

Ali Malek, Ph.D. candidate in geography, is from Tehran, Iran. Malek is studying the cold air cooling system in the geography department.

Start of spring kicks off Persian new year

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
March 19, 2018

Nowruz recognizes Iranian culture through traditional celebration.This upcoming Tuesday marks the start of the Iranian National holiday, Nowruz. Nowruz, which means new day, starts with the vernal equinox...

22-year-old Christopher Strahan was arrested yesterday for making threats of violence over Twitter towards Oregon State University and the community. 

UPDATE: Former OSU student arraigned for threatening tweets, four total charges

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
February 28, 2018

3:30 p.m. update:Arrested yesterday for authoring threatening tweets against Oregon State University, Christopher Strahan, a former OSU student, was arraigned today at 1:30 p.m. in the Benton County Courthouse....

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Student Legal Services offers help with roommate issues

Brock Hulse, News Contibutor
February 26, 2018

Advice, help available for students through Livability Code.When renting an apartment or house, individuals should carefully read the lease and understand the landlords’ expectations, Tracy Oulman, Housing...

Miranda Cooley, property specialist 3, supervises receiving of surplus.

Sustainability Office works to make campus greener

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
February 19, 2018

New projects implemented to maintain, expand sustainability.While students may be aware of sustainability projects put on by the Student Sustainability Initiative, many offices around the university work...

Sam Lay, guitarist and singer for Lacunas belts out a song and melts faces at Bombs Away Cafe.

Best of: Live Entertainment

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
January 16, 2018

Bombs Away CafeBombs Away Cafe continues to stand out in the Corvallis community for its live music atmosphere.Located at the top of Monroe Ave. right across from the Oregon State University campus, Bombs...

Guadalupe Mendoza’s new restaurant, Lupe’s, will open in early January. It will be feature Mayan, Central and South American cuisine.

New restaurant opens on Monroe Avenue

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
January 8, 2018

Guadalupe Mendoza opens his own restaurant in Corvallis after working in the industry for over a decade.After years of working at different restaurants and bars around Corvallis, Guadalupe Mendoza and...

INTO OSU is housed in the International Living Learning Center on the south side of the OSU campus. INTO OSU provides international students with information and support to adapting to and living in the U.S., as well as working towards being successful OSU students.

OSU, community provides nontraditional students with support

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
December 4, 2017

Financial, academic help opportunities available to students in need of assistance.Every student attending Oregon State University has a unique and varying background compared to their peers. These backgrounds...

Kari Whitacare, COI executive director, says COI provides a Thanksgiving Day meal for their clients.

Thanksgiving Day meals offered for those staying in Corvallis

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
November 20, 2017

Alternative hot meals provided by several organizations in Benton County.While many student may be leaving Corvallis for the extended weekend Thanksgiving break, for some individuals who attend Oregon...

Alpha Omicron Pi welcomes their new members on Bid Day in the Memorial Union Quad. The chapter currently has 130 members and has recently moved into a new physical chapter house, where they house select members and hold chapter meetings. 

Fraternity and Sorority chapters acquire new physical houses

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
October 23, 2017

Alpha Omicron Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha move into chapter houses for school year.Pi Kappa Alpha and Alpha Omicron Pi know all too well what it is like to be an unhoused fraternity and sorority chapter on campus,...

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