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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...

Mikayla Pivec

Act I: Freshmen get first taste of the NCAA tournament

March 25, 2017

As the curtains fall on the final act for the veterans of Oregon State women’s basketball, the first intermission is only just starting for the youngest players on the roster.Florida State defeated the...

Head coach Scott Rueck addresses media at the postgame press conference following OSUs second-round loss to South Carolina.

The Rueck Effect: How a simple life lesson turned the tides for the OSU women’s basketball program

March 16, 2017

In seven short years, Scott Rueck has turned high-character players into champions It seems Scott Rueck was destined to be a basketball coach, just like his hero growing up--his father.He grew up watching...

OSU earns No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

OSU earns No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

March 14, 2017

Corvallis is dancing.For the fourth year in a row Oregon State women’s basketball team has punched their ticket for the NCAA tournament, this time in a season they were picked to finish 5th in their...

The changing of the guard

The changing of the guard

March 6, 2017

With Sydney Wiese's career coming to a close, Mikayla Pivec may be next in line to lead the Oregon State women's basketball teamThis weekend’s pac-12 tournament was a passing of the torch of sorts for...

Breanna Brown has waited to make an impact on the OSU womens basketball team.

Red shirt junior Breanna Brown will participate in Senior Day

February 26, 2017

Redshirt junior Breanna Brown will be participating in the No. 10 Oregon State women’s basketball team’s senior day, prior to the 11 a.m. tip off against Cal.Brown, who will be graduating this year--along...

class of firsts

Class of firsts define what it means to be a Beaver

February 24, 2017

The senior class for this year’s Oregon State women’s basketball team has a long list of firsts under their belts heading towards senior weekend.First tournament appearance in 18 years, first elite-eight,...

Senior guard Sydney Wiese is a vital part of the Beavers strategy.

Defensive Intensity and Focus Headline Beavers’ Game Plan for Mountain Schools

February 16, 2017

In a Pac-12 conference where anyone can get a win given the day, the No. 11 Oregon State women’s basketball team looks to defensive intensity to give them an edge above the rest of the field.After an...

The OSU womens basketball team in a huddle

Beavers look to continue winning ways in Pac-12 play

February 9, 2017

After having a 12 game winning streak broken on the road by UCLA earlier this season in their only conference loss so far, the No. 9 Oregon State women’s basketball team has won seven straight heading...

Kat Tudor prepares to pass

Freshman Kat Tudor makes an impact, on the court and off

February 6, 2017

As a student and student athlete, being expected to contribute as a true freshman for one of the nation’s top basketball programs can be a lot to juggle.Whether it’s juggling or learning the art of...

OSU vs UO

Wiese wills Beavers to Civil War victory

January 29, 2017

In the final Civil War game of her career, Sydney Wiese was not going to let her team lose.“Eight and O.” said the senior guard.The Beavers won their 13th straight Civil War games under head coach...

Mikayla Pivec brings a veteran’s savvy to Oregon State

January 25, 2017

Scott Rueck says that he has a player who is a natural leader, whom he trusts in the game’s biggest situations.The 7-year head coach is not talking about seniors Sydney Weise or Gabby Hansen, who were...

Senior guard Sydney Wiese boxes out during last year’s game against Concordia. After key players graduated last season, the Beavers are looking for other players to step up and fill their shoes this year. 

Women’s basketball finding new identity

December 5, 2016

After a one-point loss to Marquette on Nov. 22, head coach Scott Rueck believes the Oregon State University women’s basketball team is “finding their identity.”“We learned a lot about ourselves...

Game day is always a fun day for women’s hoops

November 21, 2016

Senior guard Sydney Wiese is always counting down the days until game day.“We work so hard day in and day out in practice,”said Wiese. “Game day is always a fun day.”The Oregon State women’s...

Oregon State vs. University of Portland

Women’s hoops finds their ‘grit gene’ in win over University of Portland

November 18, 2016

Beavers graduates return as women’s basketball tops Pilots on Banner Night.Prior to tip-off, all of the former players, besides Ruth Hamblin who is playing professionally, from the 2015-2016 season returned...

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. 

Kat Tudor goes 4-for-5 from behind the arc to give OSU women’s hoops a 61-38 victory

November 14, 2016

Beavers improve to 2-0 with a win over Idaho StateThe No. 24 ranked  Oregon State women’s basketball team surged in the second half to beat Idaho State 61-38.After trailing by five points at the end...

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

Womens soccer Civil War

Women’s soccer is excited about Civil War matchup

November 2, 2016

Beavers and Ducks square off on the pitch in EugeneIt’s time for the Civil War.The Oregon State Women’s Soccer team will play University of Oregon Friday in a game that will decide who finishes higher...

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. 

Womens Soccer

Three winnable games are left on OSU women’s soccer schedule

October 26, 2016

After an up and down week where they notched their first Pac-12 with a 2-0 shutout against Arizona State then lost 3-0 three days later to Arizona, the Oregon State Women’s Soccer team will travel to...

Women’s hoops eyes another trip to the Final Four

October 24, 2016

OSU will have to replace key members from last year's Final Four team, but young players are ready to step upAfter advancing to the the first  Final Four in school history the Oregon State Women’s Basketball...

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. 

Womens soccer vs. Arizona

Wildcats spoil Women’s soccer Senior Day

October 23, 2016

Beavers can't capitalize on early chances, fall 3-0 to Arizona Missed opportunities highlight the game as Oregon State Women’s Soccer fell to Arizona 3-0. The Beavers (6-9-2 1-7 Pac-12) played a physical...

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. 

Womens soccer

Women’s soccer looks for first conference win against Arizona schools

October 19, 2016

Beavers look to build on offensive success they had last week against StanfordIt’s all eyes forward for the Oregon State Women’s Soccer team as they look to build momentum coming off of the close loss...

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. 

Womens Ssccer falls to Stanford

Women’s soccer loses a heartbreaker against No. 3 Stanford

October 14, 2016

Stanford scores two goals in final 14 minutes to steal a win at Paul Lorenz Field. Goalkeeper Bella Geist laid on the ground as Stanford celebrated in the goalie box following a last second goal from...

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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