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Graduating seniors are moving on

June 8, 2017

While most of the Oregon State University student body anticipates summer, the graduating seniors brace for entry into the workforce. With only about a week left as students, seniors look back on their...

Breaking a fast, breaking cultural divides

June 7, 2017

At 8:55 p.m. sharp, a crowd of people bit into wrinkly dates, washing them down with milk. For Muslim students, milk and dates are the traditional staples with which they break their daily fasts during...

Original play ‘The Upward-Beating Heart’ completes final showing

May 24, 2017

Sweating, beaming, arms raised, the cast of “The Upward-Beating Heart” bows for the final time. The play that began in November of last year ended Sunday, after two weeks of performances.Such a long...

Attendees of the 19th Annual Salmon Bake gather around the fire where the salmon is prepared in the traditional way, served by the Longhouse on May 19. Those who waited in line were served salmon and multiple side dishes.  

19th Annual Salmon Bake offers students chance to learn about Native American culture

May 22, 2017

Between the sun beating down and smoke rising from an open-pit fire, salmon filets lay on wooden slats, cooking for the Salmon Bake. For the 19th year, the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws has put on...

Hard Work and Soft Robots

Hard Work and Soft Robots

May 14, 2017

Bright light filters through tall windows, reflecting off of metal, plastic and rubber materials. On the second floor of Graf Hall, dozens of workstations create a maze of research projects. A tripod suspends...

Diversity Made in Afrika

May 8, 2017

The African Student Association (ASA) put on a cultural event called ‘Made in Afrika’ celebrating the diversity of the students within ASA, and representing the range of nationalities from the African...

All-University Sing a wildcard of fun

All-University Sing a wildcard of fun

May 7, 2017

Last Friday night, hundreds of students took to the stage to dance and sing at the annual event, All-University Sing, formerly known as IFC Sing.This tradition began 81 years ago, and continues to bring...

May the Fourth be with you

May the Fourth be with you

May 3, 2017

Lucas Paris knows his Star Wars.He would spend hours playing Star Wars trivia with his brother until they couldn’t play anymore because they had memorized all of the answers.“Anybody who knows me knows...

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