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Protest, vigil, demonstration held in front of Benton County Courthouse

June 1, 2020

Corvallis, Ore.residents gathered on Sunday afternoon to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism and police brutality, and to hold a vigil for George Floyd and other African-Americans who have...

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Isabel Nuñez Pérez

February 20, 2020

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Isabel Nuñez Pérez and Vice Presidential Candidate Metzin Rodriguez are running their campaign under the name “DAMunited,” on...

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Dylan Perfect

February 20, 2020

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Dylan Perfect and Vice Presidential Candidate Emily Warren are campaigning under the slogan “Your Voice Matters,” on the pillars...

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Jack Hill

February 20, 2020

Associated Students of Oregon State University Presidential Candidate Jack Hill and Vice Presidential Candidate Gretchen Fujimura are running with the slogan, ‘CIA: Connect, Inspire and Acknowledge’.Voting...

OSU Cheer and Dance first-year flyer Cayla Basta-Mesenbrink performs a liberty stunt at an open-gym practice while being held up by her teammates.

OSU Cheer and Dance looks towards change

May 28, 2019

After multiple head coach changes and negotiating with the Oregon State Athletics Department, the Oregon State Cheer and Dance team is looking to improve their program and wishes to become more involved...

OSU Junior infielder Beau Philip talks with the press after Oregon States 5-0 loss to USC on Saturday. The day prior, Beau helped the Beavers earn their solo series win against the Trojans by nailing a home run over the left wall, which landed on a fans windshield in the process.

OSU Baseball ends season with series loss to USC

May 25, 2019

No. 12 Oregon State Baseball was unable to close out their regular season with a series win against USC this weekend at Goss Stadium, losing the third game of the series with a final score of 5-0.The reigning...

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Beavers Gymnastics moves on to NCAA Championship Semi-Finals

April 8, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Gymnastics placed second in the NCAA Corvallis Regional Finals meet on Saturday night at Gill Coliseum, earning a trip to nationals.In the meet, the No. 15 Beavers were able to score...

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Oregon State Gymnastics advance to NCAA Nationals

April 6, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Gymnastics placed second in the NCAA Corvallis Regional Finals meet on Saturday night at Gill Coliseum, earning a trip to nationals.The Beavers were able to score 196.900, defeating...

OSU sophomore forward Taya Corosdale dribbles the ball down court against Boise State on Saturday, March 23. Corosdale scored 12 points against the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Monday evening, helping the Beavers advance to their fourth Sweet-16 appearance in a row. 

NCAA Tournament: No. 4 OSU Women’s Basketball defeats No. 5 Gonzaga, advance to Sweet-16

March 25, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Basketball took a 76-70 victory over the No. 5 Gonzaga Bulldogs in the NCAA Division-I Tournament on Monday night at Gill Coliseum, earning a trip to the Sweet-16. The Beavers,...

OSU junior all-arounder Isis Lowery performs her floor routine as the Beavers edge towards earning a 196.950-196.150 win over the California Golden Bears. Lowery earned a 9.875 on her routine, the second-highest mark for the Beavers from the floor in the meet. 

No. 12 Oregon State Gymnastics take down No. 14 California in Dam Cancer meet

February 17, 2019

Correction: The score from OSU's Kaitlyn Yanish on her floor routine was previously written incorrectly in the subhead and has now been corrected to 9.950.Oregon State Gymnastics earned their first home...

UCLA all-arounder Kyla Ross, an olympic gold medalist, performs her signature floor routine in front of a packed Gill Coliseum crowd. Ross highlight of the night came on the uneven bars when she tallied a perfect 10.00 from the judges, helping UCLA pull away with the win.

Oregon State Gymnastics nearly upsets No. 3 UCLA

February 2, 2019

On Saturday afternoon, the Oregon State Gymnastics team was unable to close out a win against the No. 3 UCLA Bruins in a fan-packed Gill Coliseum, losing 197.900-197.450.In one of the most exciting meets...

285-pounder Amar Dhesi handles ASU’s Brady Gilliland-Daniel. Dhesi ended up taking the duel 22-8 and giving the Beavers four points.

Oregon State Wrestling falls to No. 21 Arizona State in late match

January 20, 2019

Oregon State Wrestling was unable to build a comeback against No. 21 Arizona State this evening as the Sun Devils wrapped up a victory over OSU at Gill Coliseum with a final score of 20-13.With this loss,...

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Oregon State Women’s Basketball loses to No. 19 Arizona State in double overtime

January 20, 2019

After winning seven games in a row, No. 10 Oregon State Women’s Basketball fell to the No. 19 Arizona State in a double overtime nail-biter this afternoon at Gill Coliseum with a final score of 79-76.The...

OSU sophomore Savanna Force executes her floor performance in front of a packed Gill Coliseum. Force scored first in the floor exercise, tallying a 9.925 in her only event of the night.

Oregon State Gymnastics falls to No. 4 Utah in home opener

January 19, 2019

One week after taking first over No. 7 Kentucky in a four-way meet at Illinois, the Oregon State Gymnastics team fell to the No. 4 Utah Utes this afternoon in Gill Coliseum with a final score of 197.975-195.450.This...

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New payment, registration plans help organize intramural sports

January 14, 2019

The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University has seen a slight decrease in students participating in intramural sports, but an increase in overall revenue one term after launching their...

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OSU Women’s Basketball takes down Washington Huskies despite team injuries

January 6, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Basketball earned their second conference win this Sunday when they took down the Washington Huskies in Gill Coliseum with a final score of 78-67.The No. 11 Beavers stand with Oregon...

Senior guard Stephen Thompson Jr. (LEFT) passes to his brother Ethan (MIDDLE) from the wing. Stephen shot for just 2-11 on the night, gaining five points while Ethan shot 50 percent from the floor, earning 20 points and three rebounds in the loss.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball falls to Texas A&M in Dam City Classic

December 15, 2018

Portland, Ore - Oregon State Men’s Basketball traveled to Portland, Ore. this evening to take on Texas A&M at the Moda Center for the Dam City Classic game.The Beavers fell to the Aggies with a...

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Opinion: Beavers not ready for Civil War win

November 19, 2018

As the Beavers are poised to tally yet a fifth consecutive losing season, and another season without a home conference win, the 122nd Civil War matchup lacks the drama and sense of importance seen in years...

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Week 12 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

November 18, 2018

Beavers stay sunk1. Washington State (10-1)Let’s get this out into the open. Gardner Minshew II deserves the Heisman. In case you didn’t know, the WSU quarterback helped the Cougars dominate the Arizona...

(LEFT TO RIGHT) Junior outside hitter Amy Underdown, senior middle blocker Maddy Gravley and freshman setter Maddie Sheehan all start walking to the huddle after Utah gains a point.

OSU Volleyball falls to Utah in close match

November 17, 2018

In their military appreciation match, Oregon State Volleyball took a tough loss to the Utah Utes Friday evening at Gill Coliseum with a final set score of 2-3.The Beavers pulled off wins in the second...

OSU freshman all-around Kristina Peterson performs her floor routine in front of the fans and judges. Her performance was largely inspired by the Austin Powers films. 

OSU Gymnastics hosts Orange & Black exhibition match

November 15, 2018

Oregon State Gymnastics had a friendly competition this evening as they took part in the annual Orange & Black Exhibition match at Gill Coliseum.With no official scores being taken, the gymnasts had...

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Week 11 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

November 12, 2018

Cougars stay in command1. Washington State (9-1)As expected, the Cougars did their thing against Colorado, handling the Buffaloes 31-7. We keep talking about WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew, but the real...

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Week 10 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

November 4, 2018

Cougars stay in command1. Washington State (8-1)If Washington State Football had a team slogan, it would be ‘taking care of business’. The Cougars had a close battle with the California Golden Bears,...

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Week 9 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

October 28, 2018

 A Conference full of upsets1. Washington State (7-1)It is official, Washington State in the best team in the Pac-12. Last week, they steamrolled over Oregon and this week they knocked off Stanford 41-38....

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Week 8 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

October 21, 2018

Cougars pounce on second1. Washington (6-2)If Oregon beat Washington, and Washington State beat Oregon, then why is Washington back to No. 1 on our list? It’s simple, really. Washington is still that...

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Football Power Rankings: Ducks waddle to the top

October 14, 2018

1. Oregon (5-1) If you watched the game on Saturday, you know Oregon looking for a national championship. But can they bring home the big one? You can’t rely on missed field goals to win championships....

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Week 6 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings: Stanford drops to third

October 10, 2018

Washington (5-1): Unlike Stanford, Washington was able to take care of business last Saturday by properly handling UCLA 31-24. As we said last week, the Huskies are ready to shoot for the national championship...

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Week 5 Pac-12 Football Power Rankings: Stanford falls from top spot

October 1, 2018

Washington (4-1): In Washington’s game against No. 20 BYU, there were many takeaways that prove the Huskies are ready for a national championship. Quarterback Jake Browning has been playing at an elite...

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OSU Volleyball falls to Arizona, Arizona State

October 1, 2018

After losing both games 0-3 this weekend against Arizona State and No. 24 Arizona, the OSU volleyball team currently sits eleventh in the Pac-12 with an 0-4 in-conference record.The Beavers started out...

Corvallis community members crowd the sidewalk in front of the Benton County Courthouse to protest Judge Brett Kavanaughs nomination to the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh protest brings sexual assault to the forefront

September 28, 2018

Crowding the sidewalk in front of the Benton County Courthouse from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Corvallis citizens protested Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The peaceful protest was...

Arizona wide receiver Shun Brown runs the football after catching a pass from quarterback Khalil Tate. Brown had three receptions for 42 yards and a touchdown on the day.

OSU Football takes loss from Arizona in conference opener

September 22, 2018

The Oregon State Beavers hosted the Arizona Wildcats this afternoon in the first Pac-12 game of the season. In what was an offensive field day for Arizona, the Beavers lost their conference opener 14-35.OSU...

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Week 2 Power Rankings: Oregon State no longer last in Pac-12

September 14, 2018

Stanford: With senior running back Bryce Love in the backfield, Stanford remains strong in the No. 1 spot of our Pac-12 power rankings. Love’s 165-yard and single scoring performance against USC’s...

Freshman running back Jermar Jefferson sprints down the sideline for a 62-yard touchdown. Jefferson rushed for 238 years and four touchdowns on Saturday. 

OSU Football defeats Southern Utah in home-opener

September 8, 2018

Oregon State Football hosted Southern Utah at Reser Stadium on Saturday as the Beavers took down the Thunderbirds 48-25 giving OSU an even record of 1-1.In Jonathan Smith’s first home game as the head...

Pat Casey (LEFT) addressing his retirement in the press conference along with OSU President Ed Ray (RIGHT).

OSU Baseball head coach Pat Casey retires

September 6, 2018

Beaver Baseball Head Coach Pat Casey announced his retirement today after 24 years with the program. At the start of the press conference, Casey stated that it’s been an unbelievable honor to be the...

Senior middle blocker Kory Cheshire watches through the net as a teammate sets the ball during practice.

Beaver football, volleyball, soccer prepare for 2018 season

August 13, 2018

FootballComing off of a 1-11 season, the Oregon State University football team is looking to join forces with new Head Coach Jonathan Smith to rebuild in the upcoming year.Smith said he is anxious to get...

The Knights huddle prior to their game at Goss Stadium against the Portland Pickles on Thursday June, 28.

Corvallis Knights storm Goss Stadium

July 16, 2018

Knights end first half of 2018 season with a 14-10 record After the Oregon State baseball team left for the College World Series in June, the Corvallis Knights baseball players took to Goss Stadium at...

Meteor shower touches down in July, August

Meteor shower touches down in July, August

July 16, 2018

Students, community members can view the Perseids celestial event in Corvallis between July 13 and August 28 According to the American Meteor Society 2018 meteor shower calendar, the popular Perseids...

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Oregon State wins 2018 College World Series

June 28, 2018

Oregon State became the 2018 College World Series champions after shutting out the Arkansas Razorbacks on Thursday in a winner-take-all matchup.Sophomore catcher Adley Rutschman was named the Most Outstanding...

Danté Holloway talks about his work with university clubs and organizations.

Q&A with Danté Holloway: Coordinator for Clubs and Organizations at Student Leadership Institute

June 25, 2018

Q: How many clubs and organizations are at Oregon State University? Danté: We have a little over 400 total registered clubs and organizations, that includes our sport clubs which are really programs...

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Mike Riley named head coach of San Antonio AAF team

June 25, 2018

Nearly six months after being hired as the assistant head coach of the Oregon State University football program, Mike Riley was named the head coach of the San Antonio franchise of the Alliance of American...

Dixon Recreation Center and Weatherford Hall can be seen from the Student Legacy Park.

Department of Recreational Sports offers summer intramurals

June 25, 2018

Sign-ups available for sand volleyball, badminton, basketball and soccerWith summer term underway, students at Oregon State University have the opportunity to get involved with summer intramural sports...

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Looking back at OSU Sports 2017-18

June 11, 2018

VolleyballPrior to the midpoint of their season, the Oregon State volleyball team was ranked eleventh in the Pac-12 and had zero wins on the road. That was, however, before the night of Friday, Oct. 13,...

Senior pitcher Luke Heimlich on the mound, starting for the last time at Goss Stadium. Heimlich threw nine strikeouts on the day, out of 124 total pitches.

OSU baseball takes down Minnesota in game one of Super Regionals

June 8, 2018

Beavers one win away from advancing to College World SeriesThe Oregon State University baseball team notched the first win of the three-game series against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, ending the match...

OSU junior pitcher Bryce Fehmel held UCLA to only three hits as the Beavers went on to win the game 4-1 on Friday, May 25.

Beavers finish second in Pac-12

May 29, 2018

The Oregon State University Beavers were able to end their 2018 regular season with a series win over the UCLA Bruins before they head into the Corvallis Regionals this week to take on Northwestern State.In...

Senior outfielder Jack Anderson steps up to bat in Goss Stadium. Anderson held a .308 batting average for the 2018 season.

Athletics announces top scholars in each sport

May 29, 2018

Q&A: Jack Anderson, baseball, kinesiology, 3.69 GPA.What are some of the study methods you use to stay on top of your grades?Anderson: "I like studying alone a little bit, but being able to find people...

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OSU baseball falls to UCLA, takes second in Pac-12

May 27, 2018

In their last regular season game Saturday, the Oregon State University Beavers (44-10-1) couldn’t keep up with the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins (36-19) as the gold and blue baseball...

Senior Destiny Dawson competes in javelin throw. Dawson earned first place with a throw of 163’11.

OSU hosts 6th annual High Performance Track Meet

April 30, 2018

Over 700+ athletes compete at Whyte Track & Field Center.From Corvallis Middle School students to former Olympians, hundreds of athletes traveled to Oregon State University this weekend to take part...

Sophomore pitcher Mariah Mazon throws a pitch during Sunday’s game against the ASU Sun Devils at the OSU Softball Complex. The Beaver’s lost 2-1 in the 15th inning after six extra innings.

Exploring the arsenal of softball pitches

April 23, 2018

How pitchers use physics for change-ups, curve balls and rise-ups to strikeout batters at the plate.Curve balls, fast balls and rise balls all seem to defy the laws of physics by traveling at such high...

Tebeau Hall is one of 16 on-campus residence halls for students managed by University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS). Tebeau Hall primarily offers suite-style double occupancy rooms with shared bathrooms.

University Housing and Dining Services assists students living in residence halls

February 26, 2018

For students who live on campus, University Housing and Dining Services is the program in charge of all residence and dining halls at Oregon State University. According to the UHDS website, its 16 residential...

Junior guard Katie McWilliams looks for an open pass at the top of three point line. McWilliams had sixteen points, five rebounds and four assists against UCLA.

Women’s basketball ends with pair of wins

February 19, 2018

No. 7 UCLA, USC fall to OSU, center Marie Gulich celebrates senior day.The Beavers (21-6) women’s basketball team was back at home this weekend to take on both the University of California, Los Angeles...

The illustration showcases a high jumper performing the Fosbury Flop coined by high jumper Dick Fosbury.

Past OSU athletes to Olympic medalists

February 19, 2018

This article was updated on Feb. 19, to correct an inaccurate date and photo.Dick Fosbury, Gary Payton, Carol Menken-Schaudt, competed in the Olympics.Ever since Oregon State University was founded in...

Black Panther film’s cultural impact

February 15, 2018

With over 15 feature length cinematic films, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has amassed over $7.1 billion in the last 10 years, yet not one of those films have cast a person of color as the main protagonist...

Sophomore Guard Mikayla Pivec dribbling the ball past half court in OSUs overtime win over Oregon last Friday. 

Beavers go back-to-back against Oregon

January 22, 2018

After Oregon State University women’s basketball sweeping of the Arizona schools in Corvallis last weekend, the Beavers were looking for their third and fourth win in a row against the Oregon Ducks....

Sen. Ron Wyden Town Hall

Sen. Ron Wyden Town Hall

January 21, 2018

Taking questions from local residents, United States Senator Ron Wyden hosted a town hall in Philomath high school January 12.The town hall meeting consisted of about 150 citizens of Benton County, filling...

Mikayla Pivec puts up double-digits on the scoreboard against Arizona State University. 

Women’s basketball sweeps Arizona schools

January 18, 2018

Beavers endure two straight losses on the road followed by two wins at home.After losing two away games to UCLA and USC, the Beavers were back at home this weekend to take on Arizona State and Arizona.The...

Redshirt freshman Outside Hitter Haylie Bennett elevates for a spike against The University of Oregon. Bennett has recorded 245 kills this season, trailing only Mary-Kate Marshall (506) and Maddie Goings (313).

OSU volleyball finishes regular season, looks toward playoffs

November 26, 2017

While everyone was away on holiday for Thanksgiving, the Beavers were hard at work trying to keep their winning streak alive and ending the season on a high note.With home games against two ranked teams...

Senior Outside Hitter Mary-Kate Marshall spikes the ball against the Washington State Cougars in Sunday’s match.

Volleyball continues hot streak; takes down Washington and Washington State

November 19, 2017

After winning three of their last four away games, the Beavers were finally back at home this weekend to take on the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars.The last time OSU faced Washington...

The OSU volleyball team in a pre-game huddle in an earlier match up against rival University of Oregon. OSU has won their past four conference match ups. 

OSU volleyball wins four straight

October 22, 2017

An upset in Seattle last Friday is all it took for the Oregon State volleyball team to go red-hot.After beating Washington, Washington State, Arizona and Arizona State all in the past week, OSU is riding...

Mary-Kate Marshall (second from the left), a fourth-year outside hitter on the OSU volleyball team, spikes the ball past two defenders in the Orange & Black OSU volleyball exhibition on August 18. Marshall was recently named to the preseason All-Pac-12 team.

Beaver volleyball looks to bounce back in Washington

October 13, 2017

Following a tough loss to No. 2 Stanford University last Sunday, the Oregon State volleyball team is looking to turn things around by heading up I-5 to take on the Washington Huskies in Seattle on Friday....

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