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Corvallis renaissance

Corvallis renaissance

July 15, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci was both an artist and a scientist, and his spirit will be alive in Corvallis this weekend when the da Vinci Days arts and science festival kicks off at the Benton County Fairgrounds.The...

Corvallis Knights walk to victory

Corvallis Knights walk to victory

July 10, 2017

The Corvallis Knights a summer collegiate wood bat baseball team took to the diamond in a nonconference bout on Thursday at Goss Stadium, defeating the Willamette Valley Brewers 7-2.Despite the five-run...

Jedi Knights

Jedi Knights

July 5, 2017

The Corvallis Knights baseball team won their first game against the Perth Heat Colts of the Australian Baseball League by a score of 6-3. The Knights then played their nightcap against the Albany-based...

Getting STARTed

Getting STARTed

July 3, 2017

A group of new students attending START are handed a roll of toilet paper. The only instruction from their leader is to take some—no specific amount. Some students take one square and others take a wingspan,...

Corvallis Knights players watch their team compete against the Bellingham Bells from the dugout.

Development, community, winning

June 26, 2017

As a local semi-professional baseball team with a 27-year history, the Corvallis Knights have become a fan favorite in the Corvallis community. Their dominant overall record of 1,023 wins and 458 losses,...

Ettihad Cultural Festival brings culture to campus

May 16, 2017

Traditional clothing, dances, food and more were on full display in the Memorial Union Quad on Sunday afternoon at the fifth annual Ettihad Cultural Festival.The Ettihad Cultural Center hosted the event,...

OSU updates Shared Governance Agreement and Student Bill of Rights

OSU updates Shared Governance Agreement and Student Bill of Rights

May 9, 2017

Early Tuesday evening two Oregon State University legislative documents were signed by both OSU President Ed Ray and ASOSU President Rachel Grisham during the Spring Student Leadership Reception.The signatures...

A joint effort for good

April 20, 2017

Marie Jane’s Cannabis Connection donates part of April 20 sales to homeless shelter. There’s a new marijuana dispensary in Corvallis, and it’s here to do some serious business. Marie Jane’s Cannabis...

OSU Gymnastics heads to St. Louis for nationals

OSU Gymnastics heads to St. Louis for nationals

April 11, 2017

The Oregon State gymnastics team is flying off to St. Louis, Missouri at 3 a.m. this Wednesday morning to compete in the NCAA Championships taking place this Friday.Junior Dani Dessaints got her first...

Higher Education: Benton County Fairgrounds hosts THC Fair

Higher Education: Benton County Fairgrounds hosts THC Fair

March 14, 2017

The THC Fair took place over the weekend at the Benton County Fairgrounds. At the fair, booths we set up to display various niches of the cannabis industry ranging from steel building companies to local...

Kaytianna McMillan performs her floor routine

OSU gymnastics celebrates perfect senior night

March 12, 2017

Beavers score fifth best team score in school historyOn Saturday, Gill Coliseum hosted its last gymnastics meet of the season as Oregon State welcomed the University of Illinois-Chicago.For the third consecutive...

Kaytianna McMillan is one of six seniors on the OSU gymnastics team.

Gymnastics seniors say goodbye to Gill

March 10, 2017

The regular season for Oregon State’s gymnastics team will come to an end on Saturday, March 11. In the final home meet, the No. 9 Beavers face off against the University of Illinois-Chicago.For the...

Sabrina Gill dismounts off the balance beam in Oregon States victory over Washington

Beavers Gymnastics takes care of business at home against Washington

March 6, 2017

OSU overcomes rough warmups en route to new season best team scoreOregon State gymnastics welcomed No. 17 University of Washington to Gill Coliseum on Sunday afternoon for the team’s final regular season...

Assistant coach Brian Amato talks with the Oregon State gymnists

After chopping down the Cardinal, Beavers look to debark Huskies

March 4, 2017

Gymnasts balance school and preparing for the Pac-12 ChampionshipsThis time of year, most students are busy with final projects, midterms, and getting ready for finals.The gymnasts at Oregon State aren’t...

Aaron Crawford and band get the Western Windup attendees toes tapping.

Aaron Crawford headlines OSUPC’s Western Windup

February 26, 2017

Country western dancers of all skills join at the Memorial Union Ballroom for a night of fun.The atmosphere at Friday night’s Western Windup in the MU Ballroom could easily be described in the same terms...

Senior gymnast Taylor Ricci practices on the beam

Gymnast Taylor Ricci overcomes potentially devastating growth spurt

February 22, 2017

The average height on the Oregon State gymnastics team is 5-foot-3-inches. Senior Taylor Ricci is two inches taller than the average. Being a 5-foot-5-inch gymnast isn’t out of the question, three other...

Nick Edwards won the mens open for Oregon State

Vert Fest rock climbing competition sets record for number of contestants

February 19, 2017

A record number of climbers gathered for Vert Fest on Saturday in McAlexander Fieldhouse on the Oregon State campus.The event was split into two parts, a morning qualifying round for the beginner, intermediate,...

Senior Madeline Gardiner leaps on the balance beam during the Beavers upset of No.4 Utah.

Oregon State gymnastics defeats No. 4 Utah during annual DAM Cancer

February 12, 2017

Senior Kaytianna McMillan scores 9.925 in meet’s final routine to overtake Utah for walk-off victory.It had been four years since the Oregon State gymnastics team defeated a top-five ranked opponent....

A junior and member of the OSU Gymnastics team, Dani Dessaints, performs on the beam.

OSU Gymnastics To Host DAM Cancer Meet Against Utah

February 9, 2017

Oregon State University gymnastics will be competing at Gill Coliseum this Saturday against No. 4 Utah.Last week, the team battled and got a win against Arizona in Tucson, and scored over 196 for the third...

Dixon After Dark

February 6, 2017

Students from a variety of cultures gathered at Dixon Recreation Center on Friday to showcase the world’s diversity.Dozens of booths and stations displayed cultures from nearly every continent. The goal...

Freshman Sabrina Gill returned to the floor after missing the event last week

Gold Medalists help lift UCLA over the Beavers in gymnastics

January 29, 2017

Before the 2017 season the NCAA had never seen an Olympic gold medalist compete in gymnastics. On Saturday, two gold medalists competed at Gill Coliseum against the Beavers for the visiting UCLA, freshmen...

Oregon State Gymnastics thrives in first home meet

January 22, 2017

Oregon State gymnastics put on a show at home on Saturday in a competition against Northern Illinois and Seattle Pacific. The performance brought the team their third victory and the highest score of the...

Gymnastics ready play in front of the home crowd

January 19, 2017

After winning its first two meets of the season away from Corvallis, Oregon State gymnastics returns home to host Seattle Pacific and Northern Illinois at Gill Coliseum at noon on Saturday.The Beaver’s...

Pocket Points

Locking your phone during your class just became beneficial

November 15, 2016

The Pocket Points app gives students discounts for turning off their phonesThe use of cellphones in class can be very distracting. Getting sucked into your phone doesn’t take much effort, all it takes...

Beavers cruise to easy win in exhibition game against Corban

November 5, 2016

Seven OSU players score in double figures in team's 38-point win The Oregon State men's basketball team easily handled Corban Friday night at Gill Coliseum with a 96-58 win in an exhibition game before...

Volleyball loses is straight sets to USC

October 16, 2016

Oregon State volleyball was active for the second time in three days on Sunday against USC. The Beavers fell to the Women of Troy in three sets. After losing the first set 20-25, the Beavers (8-11, 1-7...

Mens Basketball

Hoops season is just around the corner

October 12, 2016

OSU basketball has started practice and held their media day on TuesdayOregon State men’s basketball hosted the media after practice on Tuesday in the OSU Basketball Center.For the first time since March,...

OSU volleyball

Beavers fall in four sets to 8th-ranked Huskies

October 10, 2016

Oregon State volleyball hung tough with eighth-ranked Washington on Sunday afternoon, but fell in four sets to the Huskies.“This is a tough league, and you’ve got to be able to be resilient, you know....

Signing day Q&A with co-offensive coordinator Kevin McGiven

February 4, 2016

Oregon State concluded the 2016 recruiting class on Monday. New co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Kevin McGiven caught up with the Daily Barometer’s  Max Braly to discuss the offensive...

Men’s hoops pass the time on road trips by playing cards

January 28, 2016

The life of an Oregon State men’s basketball player changes a bit when it comes time to hit the road. Traveling to the different PAC-12 schools week in and week out create large stretches of down time.The...

Braly: Is winning now worth losing a lottery pick?

January 13, 2016

Is winning now worth losing a lottery pick?With just over three minutes left in Sunday’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Oklahoma City Thunder the game shifted into “Lillard-Time”...

IM Flag Football

Heavy rain doesn’t stop the Greek IM football championships

December 4, 2015

Sig Ep and Dump ‘Em Out win the Open and Greek IM ChampionshipsThe rain on Tuesday night was as relentless as Sig Eps’ defense against Varsity House in the 2015 Intramural Football Greek Championship.Varsity...

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