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Travis Bazzana bats against the University of Portland at Goss Stadium in Corvallis on Tuesday, April 9.

Travis Bazzana goes No. 1 overall to Cleveland Guardians

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
July 15, 2024

Oregon State University second baseman Travis Bazzana was taken No. 1 overall in the 2024 Major League Baseball draft by the Cleveland Guardians on July 14th. The Beavers’ standout player is the OSU's...

Corvallis Knights players and fans watch the fireworks show after the Corvallis Knights vs the Ridgefield Raptors game on July 3, 2024, in Oregon State University’s Goss Stadium, in Corvallis, OR.

Knights edge Raptors on Fireworks Night

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
July 4, 2024

Streaks of gold flew across the night sky, exploding in grandeur. It was not just Independence Day being celebrated, but another win for the hometown team. The Corvallis Knights edged the Ridgefield...

A construction site involved with the construction of Oregon State University’s new research and teaching complex operates through the reflection of a car’s side mirror in Corvallis, OR, on June 19, 2024.

Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex construction continues

Josh Cande, News Contributor
July 3, 2024

Editor's note: The headline has been updated in the online version of this story to reflect the proper name of the Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex. Oregon State University’s forthcoming Collaborative...

Knights Sack CCL team in Crusade for Runs

Knights Sack CCL team in Crusade for Runs

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
June 30, 2024

“I don’t know if we’ve ever scored 17 runs in 5 innings,” quipped coach Brooke Knight after dismantling the Cascade College League Showcase team on Saturday at Coleman Field at Goss Stadium. The...

James DeCremer, Corvallis Knights #14, pitches the ballto the opposing Cowlitz Black Bears on June 27.

Knights slay Black Bears

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
June 28, 2024

After a frustrating offensive outing the previous night, the Corvallis Knights returned strong with a decisive 10-3 victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears on June 27 at Goss Stadium. With the Knights’...

Kellen Segel, Corvallis Knights #9, pitches the ball during the Knights vs Drifters game on June 22.

Knights Vanquish Drifters in Extras

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
June 23, 2024

Bottom of the 11th. Bases loaded. No outs. Tie game.  The Knights’ Thomas Ferroggiaro steps up to the plate, grabs his helmet, and stares down the pitcher. He smacks a line drive directly towards...

A photo-illustration of various packaged foods and beverages photographed on May 28.

What was life like back in 2024?

Josh Candé, News Contributor
June 3, 2024

The Daily Barometer of the past is here to provide you with a complementary view of life here in 2024. How do we do that? Considering that shopping is something that we do everyday in the past, it...

Micah McDowell meets his teammates back at home plate and hits two home runs with a grand slam in blowout game 15-1 over UCLA Sunday May 12th 2024.

Bazzana bags base-hit record, Beavers batter Bruins

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
May 12, 2024

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the location of this game. On a day when seemingly everything went the Oregon State Beavers’ way, having a record-setting performance only seemed...

Dr. Ian Kellems (he/him), Executive Director and Licensed Psychologist of Counseling & Psychological Services, demonstrates how to use the app “Anytime Anywhere” in Snell Hall on April 15, 2024. Anytime Anywhere was developed to expand mental health services to students including free and confidential counseling at any time of day, from anywhere in the world, at any day of the year.

Mental health at OSU reflects national trends

Josh Cande, News Contributor
May 6, 2024

You are dragging your feet across the doorway as you enter your home. Classes are finally over for the day. The stress and wear of classes, of working, of living, has you zombified. Plopping yourself...

University of Oregon pitches to Oregon State in their game at Goss Stadium in Corvallis on Sunday, April 28, 2024.

Ducks take game off Beavers

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
April 29, 2024

The Oregon Ducks baseball team ensured that they would not fly out of Goss Stadium and take their flock to Eugene without at least one win, prevailing over the Beavers 7-1. The #9 Beavers had won the...

On April 14, 2024, Eliana Gottlieb (#12) hits the ball in a game against Stanford at Kelly Field

Beavers triumph over #8 Cardinal

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
April 15, 2024

In the final game of their three-part series, the Oregon State Softball team got a 6-5 win against the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday in Corvallis. The win snapped Stanford’s eight-game winning streak....

OSU aims to help low-income students access education

OSU aims to help low-income students access education

Josh Cande, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

The sullen gray of an Oregon day hangs overhead. You barely notice the light drizzle falling from the sky while heading back to your apartment complex. Approaching the door, you find a notice taped...

Paige Doerr (14) shows excitement after making it to first base at Kelly Field on March 9 in Corvallis, Oregon.

Beaver Softball Upsets No. 12 UCLA

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
April 7, 2024

The Oregon State softball team defeated the No. 12 UCLA Bruins by a score of 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at Kelly Field.  This brings the three-game series to a close, with the Bruins winning two out of...

Talia Von Oelhoffen celebrates with Adlee Blacklock after clinching victory against the University of Arizona Wildcats at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis on Jan. 12.

Beavers advance to first Sweet 16 since 2019

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
March 24, 2024

The Oregon State Women’s basketball team dispatched the Nebraska Cornhuskers 61-51 in Gill Coliseum, Sunday, to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since the 2019 tournament. The Beavers entered...

Travis Bazzana, March 9, 2024.

Beavers tame Matadors, improve to 15-1

Josh Candé, Sports Writer
March 10, 2024

The Oregon State baseball team improved to 15-1, their best start since 2018, with a 6-9 win over the California State University, Northridge Matadors on Sunday at Goss Stadium. The Beavers never trailed...

Dallas Macias, Gavin Turley and Mason Guerra v. NDSU, March 2, 2024

Muchas Macias: sophomore’s home run buoys Beavers

Josh Candé, Sports Writer
March 2, 2024

Ka-thwack! Exploding off of his bat and sailing into the blue, Dallas Macias smacked a two-run homer ball out of right field in the fourth inning. It was all the sixth-ranked Beavers needed.  In...

Dexter Akanno (#4) shoots to score at the men’s Oregon State University basketball game v. Oregon at Gill Coliseum on Feb. 17, 2024.

Ducks down Beavers

Josh Cande, Sports Writer
February 18, 2024

The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team defeated the Oregon State men’s basketball team by a score of 60-58 on Saturday night at Gill Coliseum.  The Ducks entered hostile territory while sporting...

Oregon State guard Jordan Pope (0) drives as Arizona defends in a game where he scored 31 points and a game winner on Jan. 25, 2024

Beavers beat buzzer, fell No. 9 Arizona

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
January 26, 2024

Swish. Chaos. These are the only words that need to be known from the basketball game between Oregon State and Arizona on Thursday night. In a game in which Arizona held the lead for almost 29 minutes...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

Student Fee Committee considers budget, discusses transfer of student tickets

Josh Candé, News Contributor
January 25, 2024

Editor's Note (1/30/2024): This story has been updated to correct Joe Page's position, which is "a member of the Athletics Student advisory board." It has also been updated to reflect the non-binding vote...

Weather closes campus tomorrow, dining halls remain open

Weather closes campus tomorrow, dining halls remain open

Josh Cande, News Contributor
January 12, 2024

Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus will be closed tomorrow, according to a campus-wide email sent by OSU Public Safety. As a result of anticipated street conditions being affected by sub-freezing...

Dexter Akanno (#4) vs. UC Davis on Nov. 30, 2023

Beavers race past Roadrunners in final seconds

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
December 17, 2023

Oregon State men’s basketball defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners 66-65 on Dec. 17 in Gill Coliseum. Oregon State entered the game with a 6-3 record while the Roadrunners were...

Guard Talia Von Oelhoffen (#22) drives to the basket in OSU’s game against Santa Clara University in Gill Coliseum on Dec 15, 2023.

Beavers buck Broncos, remain unbeaten

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
December 16, 2023

The Oregon State Women’s Basketball team improved to 8-0 on Friday dismantling the Santa Clara Broncos 80-52. In a game that was only close until points were put on the board, Oregon State made its...

 Oregon State University’s marching band, also known as the Spirit and Sound of OSU, performing during halftime at the OSU football game on November 11, 2023 at Reser Stadium. The band performed some featured songs from Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Band brings the spirit and sound of OSU

Josh Cande, News Contributor
December 4, 2023

Cheers, tears and drunken jeers fill the air. You can hear the band playing the Regional State University fight song. Imagine if they didn’t. Athletic Bands Director Olin Hannum shudders at the...

Guard AJ Marotte (#11) drives the basket in OSU’s game against Western Kentucky University in Gill Coliseum on Dec. 2, 2023.

Beavers climb over Hilltoppers, move to 6-0

Josh Cande, Sports Writer
December 2, 2023

The Oregon State women’s basketball team defeated the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers 76-52 on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Gill Coliseum.  The Beavers’ six consecutive wins to open the season is...

Fans adorned in limited edition Beaver cowboy hats fill the stands at Reser Stadium for the final home matchup against the Oregon Ducks for the foreseeable future on Nov. 26, 2022.

Ducks and Beavers battle for bragging rights

Josh Cande, Sports Writer
November 20, 2023

For perhaps the last time in many years, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon will contest a match on the gridiron on Nov 24 in Eugene, Oregon.  In the wake of the disintegration of...

Amanda Burns, an opposite hitter for Oregon State University volleyball, spiking the ball on November 3, 2023 at Gill Coliseum.

Oregon State volleyball falls to the fierce challenge brought by Colorado

Josh Cande, Sports Contributor
November 4, 2023

Corvallis, Ore. - The Colorado Buffaloes Women’s Volleyball team defeated the Oregon State Beavers on Friday, November 3, 2023. In a match that saw Beavers fall in three of five sets, the match was...

Contributed photo of Rebecca Falash by Hank Hager

A Beav being true: How Rebecca Falash advocates for LBGTQ+ student-athletes

Josh Cande, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

As a university with a diverse population, Oregon State University seems to have students from every walk of life and identity group. Yet not all of these groups, say LGBTQ+ students, have enjoyed acceptance...

Tight end Jack Velling makes a catch in OSU’s game against UCLA in Reser Stadium in Corvallis on Oct 14, 2023. The Beavers beat the bears with a final score of 36-24.

Beavs beat Bruins advancing to a 6-1 record

Josh Cande, Sports Writer
October 15, 2023

Corvallis, OR - The Oregon State Beavers led from start to finish in their game against No. 18 UCLA on Saturday night.  Entering the contest with the AP’s No. 15 ranking, the Beavers and their offense...

Illustrated by Cat Smith

Beavers fall to Cougars in Pullman

Josh Cande, Sports Reporter
September 23, 2023

The #14 Oregon State Beavers were defeated by the #21 Washington State Cougars 38-35 on Saturday evening in Pullman, Washington  In a game that started with Washington State quarterback Cam Ward launching...

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