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Seventh annual Ettihad Cultural Festival showcases, celebrates cultures

April 25, 2019

Garlands of flags decked the SEC Plaza, music and conversation could be heard and smells of this year’s Ettihad Cultural Festival community meal wafted on the light spring breeze.Last Sunday, the Ettihad...

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Co-founder of Bitch Media visits OSU campus

April 25, 2019

Andi Zeisler, co-founder of Bitch Media, will be visiting the OSU campus Thursday evening. The event is scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Bexell Hall Living Room.Her talk is part of the Social Justice...

TBTN

Take Back the Night Rally and March aims to show solidarity with sexual violence survivors

April 22, 2019

Take Back the Night Rally and March—an event Judy Neighbours, director of the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center described as the “culminating event” of Oregon State University’s Sexual Assault...

Crushed Sweethearts candies lie on the ground. 

Stewart: It’s time to break up with Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

   Hot take: Valentine’s Day is the worst.   Let me break it down for you: it’s overly commercialized and expensive, it perpetuates harmful heteronormative gender stereotypes and focuses on wildly...

Doula

‘Everything in life is like a birth’

February 4, 2019

As evidence of her participation in and enthusiasm for her doula training program, Anastacia Karabatsos, a third-year at OSU studying biology, carries a visual aid made by a fellow doula in the program...

Fire aftermath

Burt Hall fire’s impact on research lingers

January 28, 2019

The Keck laboratory, a previously clean and highly-specialized workspace, now sits under a layer of dirt. An airlock, situated on the wall shared with the lab where the fire originated, sits open and seemingly...

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Police Log: Jan. 15 – Jan. 16

January 19, 2019

Tuesday, Jan. 15Interfering with Public Transportation/Disorderly Conduct IIAn officer responded to a bus route near Samaritan Hospital after CTS called to report a disorderly man refusing to get off the...

Members of the Student Fee Committee discuss budget proposals during a brief recess.

ASOSU advances all but two 2019-20 student fee recommendations

January 17, 2019

The Associated Students of Oregon State University held a joint session open to students and the public on Wednesday in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The ASOSU Senators and Representatives cast their votes...

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Police Log: Jan. 11 – Jan. 13

January 16, 2019

Friday, Jan. 11 Warrant Arrest/PCSWhile conducting a directed patrol, an officer saw a suspect unlawfully entering waste containers and removing items. After stopping the suspect, the officer learned...

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Police Log: Jan. 9 – Jan. 10

January 16, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 9 Criminal Mischief II/Criminal Trespass IPolice responded to a report of criminal mischief. The responding officer contacted the caller who stated that sometime during the night of Jan....

Burt Hall

Burt Hall fire causes lasting damage, sets back research efforts

January 14, 2019

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science is still reeling from the damage caused by a fire in Burt Hall that took place at the end of fall term, and subsequent efforts to evaluate and repair...

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Police Log: Jan. 7 – Jan. 8

January 9, 2019

Monday, Jan. 7 Non-Injury AccidentAn officer responded to a highway overpass for a single vehicle accident. On arrival, the officer observed a silver Ford Ranger with temporary plates on its side up against...

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Police Log: Jan. 3 – Jan. 4

January 9, 2019

Thursday, Jan. 3 SRN Amplified SoundAn officer responded to a report of a party at a local residence with a loud stereo. While approaching the residence, the responding officer heard loud music over the...

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Police Log: Dec. 31 – Jan. 1

January 2, 2019

Monday, Dec. 31 Theft IIIPolice received a report of theft at the Law Enforcement Center. A man came in to the LEC and stated that he had gone to work at a local chain restaurant a few days prior and...

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Police Log: Dec. 27 – Dec. 28

December 31, 2018

Thursday, Dec. 27 UEMVAn officer responded to a reported car prowl. The caller stated that someone had just broken the window of their car and they saw the suspect fleeing the area. An unknown brand pink...

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Police Log: Dec. 13

December 17, 2018

Thursday, Dec. 13 Trespass IIAn officer was dispatched to a local complex after receiving reports of an individual yelling at the complex’s owner. When the officer arrived, the individual had left the...

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Police Log: Dec. 9 – Dec. 12

December 12, 2018

Sunday, Dec. 9 Unauthorized Use of a Motor VehicleThe officer spoke to the owner of a vehicle, who indicated that their vehicle was stolen from their apartment complex parking lot sometime during the...

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Police Log: Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

December 12, 2018

Friday, Dec. 7Fugitive ArrestUpon arrival, the officer spoke to a man standing near a dumpster allegedly trespassing. The man revealed his identity and admitted that he was pulling items out of the dumpster...

News

FIRST! celebrates first-generation students

November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, first generation students, students who are the first in their families to attend college, gathered in the Willamette East/West room in the library to mingle, enjoy a bite to eat,...

Homelessness

Corvallis seeks long-term solution to homelessness

November 5, 2018

“The longer we stay in this mode of the recent battle, for lack of a better term, the longer we argue about it, the worse the problem is going to be by the time we can agree to deal with it,” Shawn...

The Pride Center

OSU celebrates Queer History Month

October 22, 2018

Queer History Month is nationally recognized in the month of October, and the OSU community will mark this month with a series of events devoted to growth and celebration. “Queer history month is a...

Sen. Ron Wyden stands with Oregon State University students on Oct. 16, encouraging students to vote.

Sen. Ron Wyden encourages students to vote

October 16, 2018

Today is the last day citizens of the state of Oregon can register to vote to be eligible to vote in the upcoming election on November 6. As a result, today was also the final push by student organizations...

Craft Center

Craft Center offers free membership for students

October 15, 2018

“Pyrography, Raku firing, Aizome indigo dying, precious metal clay sculpting, borosilicate torchwork, 3-D modeling and printing and more. The OSU Craft Center is a creative space for students, staff/faculty...

Corvallis Mens Shelter

Comprehensive homeless shelter plan struck down

October 8, 2018

“No student should have to sleep in their car,”  Human Services Resource Center Assistant Director, Nicole Hindes said.The Oregon State University staff member recalled a conversation with a student...

HSRC

Office of Financial Aid, HSRC work to ease the financial burden of college

September 24, 2018

The cost of college has become a much-debated topic across the United States in recent years and Oregon State University is not exempt from this controversial issue. According to the Office of Admissions,...

Wilson Hall

Pride floor opens in Wilson Hall to support LGBTQIA+ students

September 24, 2018

This fall, OSU’s Wilson Hall residence hall will open a new special interest community. The sixth floor will now be known as the Pride Floor, an SIC devoted to serving and providing an inclusive space...

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

OSU renames three campus buildings after community reflection

August 13, 2018

After community discussions, Oregon State University President Ed Ray renamed three buildings on campus, formerly known as Avery Lodge, Benton Hall and Benton Annex. The buildings will now be known as...

IOSSA

IOSSA hosting Valentine’s Day Event

February 12, 2016

While pink and red hearts adorn hallways and stores offer discounts on chocolates and roses, the INTO OSU Student Success Association is getting ready to host their annual Valentine’s Day event.This...

Christopher Barnes

TEDxOregonStateU seeks to inspire action

February 11, 2016

Technology Entertainment and Design (TED) talks occupy a popular corner of the Internet with over 2,100 videos of people discussing topics such as psychology, happiness, business, science and new developments...

Ettihad Cultural Center to hold ‘Women in Action’ to empower women

February 11, 2016

This evening, the Ettihad Cultural Center will be hosting their second annual Women in Action event. The event will feature different tables where students can discuss important women leaders from their...

INTO OSU

‘Traveling outside of your culture’

February 8, 2016

About 10 percent of OSU’s student population is made up of international students from over 100 different countries who study a broad array of subjects.The process for international students to come...

CAPS offers trainings to identify suicidal factors

February 2, 2016

On college campuses nationwide, suicide is the second most common cause of death among students.Combined with higher levels of depression and anxiety in students than in years past, many colleges have...

Honors college tuition will increase 46.6 percent by 2017.

Oregon State University Honors College to increase differential tuition

January 25, 2016

http://honors.oregonstate.edu/ The faculty of the University Honors College is putting forward a proposal to implement an increase in UHC differential tuition.Just over a week ago, the UHC sent an email...

Battle of the Bands

MUPC holds Battle of the Bands competition

January 25, 2016

Every year, bands featuring student musicians have the opportunity to compete for a place in the Battle of the Bands music competition as preparations for this year’s Battle of the Bands competition...

Social Justice Figures

‘Social Justice is a way of life’

January 12, 2016

Racism and oppression on campus, as well as throughout the country, were discussed and addressed during Oregon State University’s many social justice retreats held this month.According to Teresita Alvarez-Cortez,...

Birth Control

Reproductive Justice in Oregon

January 11, 2016

Oregon women now have a greater access to birth control than any other state in the country. Two new laws that were recently enacted allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control and require insurance companies...

Holiday Marketplace

Holiday Marketplace

December 3, 2015

Local artisans, specialty foods and live performances by local musicians fill the Memorial Union Ballroom beginning Friday Dec. 4 for the 35th annual holiday market.According to Susan Bourque, Craft Center...

Christmas Tree

Home for the holidays

December 3, 2015

With the end of the term just around the corner, many students have already made their plans for how they will be spending their three weeks off from school.Abi Chadwick, a sophomore animal science major,...

OSU vs UO

Beaver/Duck rivalry: more than just football

November 24, 2015

So we’re not having the best football season of all time. Then again, it appears as if the Ducks have us beat quite often in that department.Regardless, Oregon State University students, staff, faculty...

Oregon and the World

OSU responds to attacks on Paris

November 17, 2015

Oregon State University is flying flags half-mast outside the Kerr Administration building in response to a series of terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday.In response to these attacks, OSU hopes to provide...

Javacoustics

Music and coffee in the Memorial Union

November 17, 2015

Today will be the second performance in Memorial Union Program Council’s Javacoustics series. This series of events invites student performers to play music for their peers at the Javastop coffee shop...

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