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Chloe Kehn

2020 Senior Spotlight: Chloe Kehn

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Aggie Hite

2020 Senior Spotlight: Aggie Hite

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Tamara Lash

2020 Senior Spotlight: Tamara Lash

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Christopher Hoskins

2020 Senior Spotlight: Christopher Hoskins

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Qay-liwh Ammon

2020 Senior Spotlight: Qay-liwh Ammon

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Griselda Genaro

2020 Senior Spotlight: Griselda Genaro

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Alex Luther

Senior Spotlight 2020: Alex Luther

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Olivia Harband

2020 Senior Spotlight: Olivia Harband

June 12, 2020

Orange Media Network's annual Senior Spotlight features students who were nominated by mentors, teachers, peers and friends as people who have demonstrated leadership, grit, and perseverance during their...

Of the 903 students who completed the Food Assistance application in Fall 2017, nearly all of them met the USDA’s definition of being food insecure in the past year. 82% reported having very low food security. 10% reported having low food security. 8% reported being food secure. Information gathered as part of the OSU Fall 2017 FoodAssistance Application managed by the Human Services Resource Center. 

[Photo] Mealbux provides low-income students with food assistance

November 6, 2017

Of the 903 students who completed the Food Assistance application in Fall 2017, nearly all of them met the USDA’s definition of being food insecure in the past year. 82% reported having very low food...

Megan Jimenez performs on beam during a March 5 meet against Washington.

Moving Forward

June 12, 2017

From the age of three, Megan Jimenez has had one focus and passion: gymnastics. 19 years ago, Megan Jimenez accompanied her mother to her brother’s first gymnastics class. At first, she was shy and scared,...

Moving out of the dorms

May 25, 2017

Step One: Pick a college.Step Two: Pick a dorm, a major, and establish a new group of friends.  Step Three: Create a whole new life. Then, next thing you know it’s time to move out.Step Four: Find a...

Mikayla Pivec takes advantage of college experience

Mikayla Pivec takes advantage of college experience

May 17, 2017

Division One Athlete in two sports. An athlete can control the tempo of a game and crowd with the character they exude, the passions they have developed and the effort they have worked their whole lives...

Women’s Rugby builds family amidst the violence of the game

Women’s Rugby builds family amidst the violence of the game

May 2, 2017

When the uniforms are on, the laces are tied and the game faces are in action, the women on Oregon State University’s rugby team may look tough and play hard against their opponents, but to each other,...

Students make a statement on Denim Day

April 26, 2017

Students at Oregon State University made a statement against sexual assault by wearing denim on Wednesday, April 26. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and activities around campus are in action...

Racquetball dynasty

April 19, 2017

“We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.”This quote was announced by coach Rob Durbin and posted on the whiteboard the night before finals week and the week before the USA Racquetball...

Spring intramural sign-ups begin

Spring intramural sign-ups begin

April 17, 2017

Freshman Taylor Betz is participating in spring intramural sports for the first time: she has signed up to play softball along with girls from her sorority.“I played softball for about 12 years, so I...

Oregon State University President Ed Ray.

University responds to sanctuary status

November 22, 2016

On Monday, Nov. 21, President Ed Ray confirmed that Oregon State University is a sanctuary university in response to campus protests.OSU and other universities across the U.S. staged a walk-out Wednesday,...

Oregon State Marching Band

The Spirit and Sound of Oregon State prepares for biggest performance of the year

November 22, 2016

The Spirit and Sound of Oregon State University, otherwise known as the OSU Marching Band of 270 students prepares for Civil War several weeks before the momentous event. OSUMB was the first band formed...

The 15th annual Civil War blood drive is being hosted in the Memorial Union, and will be open for students from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Thursday, Nov. 17. 

[Photo] OSU hosting Civil War blood drive throughout week

November 15, 2016

The 15th annual Civil War blood drive is being hosted in the Memorial Union, and will be open for students from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Thursday, Nov. 17. 

OSUs Be Bright, Be Seen campaign works to inform students about bicycle safety on campus. 

[Photo] “Be Bright, Be Seen” campaign aims to increase bike safety on campus

November 10, 2016

OSU's "Be Bright, Be Seen" campaign works to inform students about bicycle safety on campus. 

A peace rally took place outside the Memorial Union last night. Over 400 students attended, carrying signs and candles. 

[Photo] Over 400 students attended peace rally on OSU campus

November 10, 2016

A peace rally took place outside the Memorial Union last night. Over 400 students attended, carrying signs and candles. 

Located outside of Shepherd Hall, the drop box for the OSU Forensics Team food drive is in place until early December. Students can donate non-perishable foods, which will be given to the Linn-Benton Food Share. 

[Photo] OSU Forensics Team hosts food drive, proceeds to go Linn-Benton Food Share

November 10, 2016

Located outside of Shepherd Hall, the drop box for the OSU Forensics Team food drive is in place until early December. Students can donate non-perishable foods, which will be given to the Linn-Benton Food...

Hyslop Research Farm recorded 1.5 inches over the record of rain in the mid Willamette-Valley last month.

[Photo] Oregon reaches record-breaking rain throughout October

November 9, 2016

Hyslop Research Farm recorded 1.5 inches over the record of rain in the mid Willamette-Valley last month.

Several campus groups will be hosting election watch parties. College Democrats at OSU has partnered with the Benton County Democrats for their event at Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis, beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday. 

[Photo] College Republicans and Benton County Democrats to host election night watch parties

November 7, 2016

Several campus groups will be hosting election watch parties. College Democrats at OSU has partnered with the Benton County Democrats for their event at Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis, beginning...

Election watch parties

Election watch parties

November 7, 2016

Several campus groups will be hosting election watch parties. College Democrats at OSU has partnered with the Benton County Democrats for their event at Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis, beginning...

The OSU Taiwan Student Forum will be screening the film 52 Hz, I love you in the Learning Innovation Center on Thursday, Nov. 10. 

[Photo] OSU Taiwan Student Forum to host unreleased film screening

November 7, 2016

The OSU Taiwan Student Forum will be screening the film "52 Hz, I love you" in the Learning Innovation Center on Thursday, Nov. 10. 

Dixon Recreation Center will be hosting a free 3v3 basketball tournament for all students to participate. 

[Photo] Dixon Recreation Center to host free 3v3 basketball tournament

November 3, 2016

Dixon Recreation Center will be hosting a free 3v3 basketball tournament for all students to participate. 

International opinons on election

[Photo] Fostering international opinions

November 2, 2016

International opinons on election

Along with mailboxes to mail in ballots, OSU offers two ballot drop off boxes, located in the Valley Library and the main desk of the Student Experience Center. 

[Photo] Campus resources aid students in the voting procedure

November 1, 2016

Along with mailboxes to mail in ballots, OSU offers two ballot drop off boxes, located in the Valley Library and the main desk of the Student Experience Center. 

The Memorial Union is opening its doors to the Corvallis public to partake in Halloween-themed activities. 

[Photo] Haunted MU to host Halloween-themed activities

October 30, 2016

The Memorial Union is opening its doors to the Corvallis public to partake in Halloween-themed activities. 

Although not an officially recognized club, the Oregon State University Libertarians are gaining traction, each member affiliating with the basic principles of libertarianism. 

[Photo] Minimum government, maximum freedom

October 24, 2016

Although not an officially recognized club, the Oregon State University Libertarians are gaining traction, each member affiliating with the basic principles of libertarianism. 

Students will gather for a day of community service around the Corvallis area on Make a Difference Day this Saturday, Oct. 22. 

[Photo] Coming together through community service

October 20, 2016

Students will gather for a day of community service around the Corvallis area on Make a Difference Day this Saturday, Oct. 22. 

Over 130 volunteers gathered at Reser Stadium this morning to participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut, which prepares campuses for earthquakes. 

[Photo] Oregon State University prepares for earthquakes and disasters

October 20, 2016

Over 130 volunteers gathered at Reser Stadium this morning to participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut, which prepares campuses for earthquakes. 

OSU Dads Weekend has been changed to Fall Family Weekend, welcoming all family members Nov. 18 through 20. 

[Photo] OSU Dad’s Weekend changed to Fall Family Weekend to promote inclusiveness

October 19, 2016

OSU Dad's Weekend has been changed to Fall Family Weekend, welcoming all family members Nov. 18 through 20. 

Blue emergency lights quipped with buttons to alert campus police provide safety measures for students. 

[Photo] Two sexual assaults reported in past two weeks

October 19, 2016

Blue emergency lights quipped with buttons to alert campus police provide safety measures for students. 

Through tabling in the quad and giving class visits, the ASOSU prompted Vote or Vote campaign encourages students to register to vote. 

[Photo] Vote or Vote campaign encourages students to register

October 12, 2016

Through tabling in the quad and giving class visits, the ASOSU prompted Vote or Vote campaign encourages students to register to vote. 

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