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Athletes utilize platforms to bring awareness to mental health struggles

September 1, 2021

When Team USA Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Olympics Gymnastics all-around final and team final, her decision provoked a conversation that aims to help end the mental health stigma surrounding...

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.

Athletes utilize platforms to bring awareness to mental health struggles

August 31, 2021

When Team USA Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Olympics Gymnastics all-around final and team final, her decision provoked a conversation that aims to help end the mental health stigma surrounding...

Nathan Burns and the rest of the Oregon State Beavs return to the dugout after a hard inning against University of Oregon Ducks on March 13, 2021. Burns was the 561st overall draft pick and was selected by the Los Angeles Angels.

Four Beavers drafted into MLB teams

August 14, 2021

The 2021 Major League Baseball draft saw four Oregon State University Baseball players sign with professional teams after stellar collegiate careers. Beaver Baseball players Kevin Abel, Chase Watkins,...

Laura Berg, head coach of the OSU Softball team, can be seen on the field. In Tokyo in July, Berg won silver in the 2020 Olympics—her fifth Olympic medal. 

Beaver Softball head coach, signees have successful Olympic run

August 14, 2021

Oregon State Softball Head Coach Laura Berg earned her fifth Olympic medal during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (delayed to 2021 due to the pandemic), while 2021 Beaver signee Tarni Stepto made her Olympic...

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