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OSU Gymnastics senior all-arounder Mary Jacobsen strikes a pose during her floor routine at the NCAA Regional meet at Gill Coliseum.

Graduating gymnasts reflect on careers

June 10, 2019

Oregon State Gymnastics had three graduating seniors this year, including all-around gymnasts Mary Jacobsen and Mckenna Singley, with Mariana Colussi-Pelaez on bars, beam and floor. After graduation Colussi-Pelaez,...

OSU Mens Golf member Spencer Tibbits, a second-year student at Oregon State University, swings towards the green.

Oregon State Men’s golfer qualifies for U.S. Open

June 7, 2019

Spencer Tibbits, a second-year OSU student and member of the Oregon State Men's Golf team, was recently invited to compete in the United States Open Championships, which will be held on June 13-16 at Pebble...

OSU junior catcher Adley Rutschman extendes a fist bump to fans at Goss Satdium after Oregon State’s loss to Creighton. Rutschman has been projected to be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 MLB Draft.

Oregon State Beavers 2018-19: Year in review

June 3, 2019

With the spring season sports coming to a close, Oregon State Athletics completes another year full of big plays and record-breaking performances, making history in multiple categories once again. Mens...

(Right) Luhui Whitebear watches as Oregon Governor Kate Brown signs a bill to launch an investigation within the state of Oregon asking the different law enforcement agencies, between the state and the Oregon tribal communities, to work together and recognize the extent of the issue of missing Native American women. 

OSU student testifies before State Senate, protects Native American women

May 28, 2019

University Ph.D student spoke in front of the state Senate in support of a bill that directly affects her community, helping push to focus on the issue of missing Native American women. Luhui Whitebear,...

Conducting agriculture research in a greenhouse allowes researchers to grow almost any plant that grows in Oregon.  

Campus greenhouse able to grow almost any crop in Oregon

May 20, 2019

The East Greenhouse at Oregon State University built in 1928, tucked between Withycombe Hall and Cordley Hall, is made up of 19 separate greenhouse rooms and holds space for teaching, as well a variety...

Second-year ecological engineering student Dan Hofmann prepares for summer courses outside the Memorial Union in 2017. 

Summer term offers chance for condensed classes, cheaper tuition

May 13, 2019

Summer is approaching, and the enrollment period for summer term classes is currently open. There are six separate sessions throughout the summer with varying lengths and students may enroll up until...

Trash sits on a carousel, waiting to be taken by a University Housing and Dining Services employee and sorted. 

OSU implements new technology to cut back on food waste

May 13, 2019

Oregon State University Housing and Dining Services has recently implemented new technology to help measure, monitor, report and set reduction goals for pre-consumer wasted food with the help of a State...

The Oregon State Gymnastics team reacting to their teams performance on the floor at the NCAA Regional Finals at Gill Coliseum.

OSU’s All-American gymnasts reflect on NCAA awards

May 5, 2019

During the 2018-19 season, the Oregon State Gymnastics team had four performers awarded the NCAA Second-Team All-American award. OSU gymnast senior Mary Jacobsen, juniors Halli Briscoe, Isis Lowery and...

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Oregon State Baseball mauled by Gonzaga Bulldogs

April 30, 2019

Oregon State Baseball fell short against the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Tuesday night with final score of 6-3. This loss puts OSU’s overall record at  31-11-1, but keeps their Pac-12 record the same at 17-4-0.According...

Assistant Professor Naomi Fitter holds a microphone to comedy robot Jon the Robot.

Oregon State University professor uses entertainment robot to educate

April 29, 2019

Oregon State University’s robots are learning to perform comedy, and researchers like Naomi Fitter, assistant professor for the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, are using...

Oregon State junior catcher Adley Rutschman takes a swing at a pitch from a Washington State pitcher. Rutschman currently has 14 home runs this season, overcoming his 2018 tally of nine. 

No. 2 Oregon State Baseball sweeps Washington State

April 28, 2019

Oregon State Baseball defeated Washington State on Sunday afternoon with a score of 2-0 at Goss Stadium, sweeping the Cougars in a three-game series this weekend, 3-0.This win puts the Beavers Pac-12 record...


OSU’s efforts toward gender inclusion have ‘come a long way’

April 15, 2019

Oregon State University has been around for the last 150 years and in that time, has come a long way with women’s rights, according to the vice president of OSU Cascades campus and an OSU alumnus, Rebecca...

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Dam Worth It selects new leaders

April 15, 2019

Dam Worth It is a campaign at Oregon State University that was created by gymnast Taylor Ricci and men’s soccer player Nathan Braaten, in order to bring awareness to mental health issues in collegiate...

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OSU Women’s Soccer takes down WOU in spring opener

April 11, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Soccer took down Western Oregon University in their first spring season exhibition match on Thursday night at Student Legacy Park with a final score of 3-0.According to OSU Head...

OSU sophomore gymnast Kaitlyn Yanish performs her floor routine at the end of the NCAA Corvallis Regional meet. Yanish scored 9.900 on the floor, while also tallying a 9.825 on the vault.

Oregon State Gymnastics advance to NCAA Regional Finals

April 5, 2019

The Oregon State Gymnastics team took on Florida, Iowa and Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Corvallis Regional on Friday night in Gill Coliseum. The Beavers placed second in the meet with a final...


Cricket comes to OSU intramurals

April 1, 2019

Oregon State University has added cricket as an intramural sport this term, with the first tournament happening April 27. Cricket is similar to baseball, with two teams of 11 players, and each team takes...

OSU junior catcher and infielder Adley Rutschman looks a low pitch past the home plate against Oregon.

Beavers, Ducks play lights out in baseball Civil War

March 12, 2019

Oregon State Baseball took down Oregon in a five hour thriller on Tuesday night at Goss Stadium with a final score of 7-6.This win gives the Beavers 10 wins in a row against Oregon and puts their overall...

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Comeback kid in the outfield

March 11, 2019

After being in recovery for six months, redshirt-sophomore outfielder Elliot Willy of the Oregon State Baseball team had his first official home start this season March 1, against West Virginia, a moment...


Oregon State softball begins conference play

March 11, 2019

The Oregon State University Softball team, who currently has an overall record of 12-4, begins their Pac-12 season on March 15 against Arizona State in Tempe AZ. Last year, the softball team had a conference...


Concussion protocol protects OSU athletes

March 4, 2019

Concussions, a problem among college athletes in particular, are defined as a traumatic force-induced process affecting the brain, and if treated improperly can cause sleep dysfunction, migraines, anxiety,...

OSU center Gligorije Rakocevic (Left) and guard Stephen Thompson Jr. (Right) celebrated their senior nights against Arizona State at Gill Coliseum.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball unable to hold halftime lead over ASU on senior night

March 3, 2019

Oregon State Men’s Basketball was unable to hold down the Arizona State Sun Devils on Sunday night at Gill Coliseum, losing with a final score of 74-71.This loss puts the Beavers’ overall record at...

OSU junior Isis Lowery ends her bars routine with hands in the air as she stuck the landing from the high bar. 

Oregon State Gymnastics wins three-way home meet

March 1, 2019

Oregon State Gymnastics beat Blowing Green and Alaska Anchorage on Friday night at at Gill Coliseum with a final score was 195.825-193.450-189.500.This win puts the Beavers overall record at 8-2.The Beavers...

OSU sophomore guard Aleah Goodman receives support from her teammates after the Beavers earned their upset win over the Ducks, 67-62. Goodman led Oregon State in points on the night, tallying 22 to help her team take the win.

No. 12 Oregon State Women’s Basketball upsets No. 2 Oregon

February 18, 2019

Oregon State Women's Basketball earned an upset win over No. 2 Oregon during Civil War weekend on Monday night in Gill Coliseum. The final score of the game was 67-62.This win gave Head Coach Scott Rueck...


Life of an RA

February 18, 2019

For Oregon State University students who are considering their residential options for next year, becoming a residential assistant is a potential option, and the application deadline is Mar. 3.  A resident...

OSU Mens Basketball Head Coach Wayne Tinkle yells out to his players on the court during their game against Stanford. The Beavers were unable to secure a win against the Cardinal, taking the loss with a final score of 83-60.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball loses to Stanford in blowout

February 8, 2019

Oregon State Men’s Basketball lost to Stanford at Gill Coliseum on Thursday night with a final score of 83-60.This loss takes the Beavers overall record to 14-8 and puts their Pac-12 record at 6-4. During...

Oregon State and Idaho swimmers swim neck-and-neck to try and grab a win for their team. The Beavers were the ones to walk away victorious from the meet with a final score of 159.5-96.5.

Oregon State Swimming stays afloat over Vandals

February 2, 2019

On Saturday morning, the Oregon State swim team beat the University of Idaho in a Dual Meet at the Osborn Aquatic Center with a final score of 159.5-96.5.The win puts the Beavers' overall record at 4-7...

Swimmers from Oregon State and Washington State take their dive into the water at Osborn Aquatic Center. 

Oregon State Swimming sinks to Washington State in late meet

February 1, 2019

On Friday evening, the Oregon State swim team took on Washington State in a Dual Meet at the Osborn Aquatic Center with a final score of 148-114.  This loss puts the Beavers’ overall record at 3-7,...

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Oregon State Wrestling takes down Clackamas Community College in blowout

January 25, 2019

On Thursday night, the Oregon State Wrestling team took down Clackamas Community College at Gill Coliseum with a final score of 44-3.This victory put the Beavers team record at 3-5 overall, and keeps their...

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