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Memorial Union

Memorial Union renovates over winter break

James Trotter, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

During December, many students take advantage of winter break to rest and relax. While they’re gone, however, campus operations must go on, and many of the facilities on campus change up their day-to-day...

Gamagora Geekhouse

Q & A with Gamagora Geekhouse

James Trotter, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

Dave Okerson and Brittni Lipscomb are the owners of Gamagora Geekhouse, located on Madison Avenue in Corvallis. The self-labeled geek house was created with the intent to have a space that felt like a...

Rising temperatures

Rising Oregon temperatures turn annual snowfall to rainfall

James Trotter, News Contributor
January 7, 2019

As Corvallis heads into its winter season, Oregon State University researchers analyze the impacts of longer wildfire seasons and rising temperatures on local Oregon forests and wildlife, finding a potential...

Burt Hall Fire

[Photo] Fire on Oregon State campus contained

November 30, 2018

Burt Hall Fire

Handles Franklin, member of the Harlem Globetrotters, flashes a thumbs-up at a show. 

Harlem Globetrotters to play at Gill Coliseum

James Trotter, News Contributor
November 25, 2018

The Harlem Globetrotters will play at Gill Coliseum on December 2, bringing their famous basketball style and flair to the Corvallis, Ore. area. Oregon State University is a stop on their current Fan-Powered...

Farmers market

From farm to market: local farmers detail agricultural life

James Trotter, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

It’s early morning, and a warm fog has rolled in over 1st Street. Damp, bright leaves are blown off the trees by the light wind, and early rising farmers start to set up their stands for the weekly market....

Jen Waters, personnel and volunteer manager at the Whiteside Theater, discusses their Halloween showings. 

Whiteside Theater to show Halloween movies

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 25, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, and Corvallis communities are getting in the mood for the holiday with themed events. This season, the historic Whiteside Theater, located in downtown Corvallis, will...

Log rolling

Log rolling makes a splash

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

On a normal Tuesday night, Dixon pool is usually occupied by a few swimmers working out, some hot-tubbers and a couple of people swimming for leisure. This last Tuesday night, however, the normal crowd...


Homecoming: Traditions through the years

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

During homecoming week, alumni come back to their school to celebrate the future and honor the past while students get the opportunity to take part in and contribute to the unique history of homecoming...


Student government hears budget presentations

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 4, 2018

At the September 26 Associated Students of Oregon State House of Representatives meeting, the House then heard presentations from Director of Orange Media Network Candace Baltz, and Nicole Hindes, the...

The International Living-Learning Center, located on the South side of campus, houses students partaking in Innovation Nation and the Global Village, as well as students not part of a Living-Learning Community.

Specialized living spaces give students community to call home

James Trotter, Copy Editor
September 14, 2018

Many students at Oregon State University have made connections with other students and improved their academic experience through the campus Living Learning Community program. Through OSU’s LLC program,...

The pool at Dixon Recreation Center will be closed from August 13 to September 3.

Athletic facilities adapt to summer attendance

James Trotter, News Contributor
July 16, 2018

Langton Hall will provide services to students during Dixon maintenance closuresWith summer underway, athletic facilities at Oregon State University are adapting their normal operations to accommodate...

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