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Protesters chant black lives matter as they make their way through downtown Corvallis, Ore. this evening to denounce racism and recent police killings of African Americans in the United States.

Corvallis community protests police brutality, supports Black Lives Matter movement

May 30, 2020

Corvallis, Ore. residents took to the streets to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism, police brutality and recent police killings of African Americans in the United States on Saturday night.Protestors...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

Update: University announces plans, accommodations for fall term on campus

May 16, 2020

Update: Classes of more than 50 people will be held remotely, which will be about half of all OSU classes fall term. Remote delivery accommodations will be made when needed, and all on-site courses will...

Oregon State University fourth-year political science major, Mohammed Shakibnia, helped organize the Students for Bernie at Oregon State University club. Shakibnia was offered a staffing position as a Muslim constituency organizer for the campaign after serving as a precinct captain in the Iowa caucus, with his efforts continuing into further battleground states like Nevada and Michigan.

OSU student Mohammed Shakibnia aims to ‘fight against injustice in all forms’

April 30, 2020

When Senator Bernie Sanders first announced his bid for presidency, Mohammed Shakibnia, an Oregon State University fourth-year political science and philosophy major and Iranian-American, said he had zero...

Coronavirus

Epidemiologist emphasizes context when looking at COVID-19 statistics, models

March 30, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases in America continues to climb, contextualizing statistics like the case fatality rate and doubling time help accurately show the severity of the virus and the importance...

Cara Fritz, Val Stanley and Kevin Konrad are curators for the OSU Marine and Geology Repository. Their job is to log rocks and sediment cores for the repository.

$5.8 million renovation turns former ink factory into OSU’s Marine, Geology Repository

March 25, 2020

A $5.8 million renovation to a former ink factory has transformed Oregon State University’s Marine and Geology Repository into a cutting-edge resource for Earth scientists. The 33,000-square-foot facility...

Interactive map of Oregons reported COVID-19 cases

Interactive map of Oregon’s reported COVID-19 cases

March 20, 2020

As of June 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. this map is no longer being updated.This map shows the number of reported COVID-19 cases by county in Oregon, as well as the number of reported COVID-19 deaths as of June...

A student watches an online microscope tutorial as part of the curriculum for an Oregon State University class.

Teaching faculty receive online teaching guidance, some scramble to adapt to remote finals

March 12, 2020

Following an announcement that winter term finals will be conducted remotely, and the beginning of spring term will shift to online curriculum, some Oregon State University teaching faculty have received...

This illustration shows Corvallis’ Climate Action Plan next to Earth. The month of April has been declared  ‘Earth Month’ by the Corvallis Climate Action Alliance. 

Corvallis Climate Action Alliance aims to push policy, coordinate Earth Month

February 10, 2020

Spearheading a city-wide effort to spread climate awareness, the Corvallis Climate Action Alliance has declared the month of April to be ‘Earth Month,’ commemorating the 50th anniversary of the original...

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