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Julia Zavala poses in front of the Memorial Union on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus in her graduation cap. Zavala is one of OSU’s first generation college graduates, and has earned an Honors undergraduate degree with a biology major and pre-medicine option. 

First-generation college graduates reflect on time at OSU, offer advice to incoming students

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Julia Zavala is a first-generation college student graduating this spring from Oregon State University. When reflecting on her experience, Zavala stressed that being the first in her family to go to college...

On a gloomy Thursday afternoon on Feb. 11, Highway 126 still shows damage from the Holiday Farm Fire. The Holiday Farm Fire was reported to have started on Sep. 7, 2020, and was estimated to be contained on Oct. 29, 2020.

Wildfire prevention needs to be ‘proactive instead of reactive,’ according to OSU faculty

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Correction: The photo caption originally had the incorrect starting date of the Holiday Farm Fire. This has been corrected.Oregon State University faculty are advising students that conversations and action...

Samaritan Health Services and Benton County workers and volunteers take temperatures of people coming to get vaccinated on Thursday, March 11th. Currently, vaccinations are only available to people 65 years and older, educators, and childcare providers, to find more information on how to apply you can visit Benton County’s website.

A year of COVID-19 in Benton County

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 11, 2021

Today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.. Since then, 18 people have died and over 2000 have been infected in Benton County alone. While scientists point to a light at the end of the...

Corvallis High School, one of the school’s in the Corvallis School District operating under exclusive remote learning, still has their facilities staffed Monday through Friday. Information about their hours of operation are posted on the school’s entrance, and can also be found online.

Journalism club at CHS aims to help students prepare for college media

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

Journalism is a way in which individuals can be informed about breaking events happening in their community and to be able to write about these unpredictable events, journalists are often prepared through...

Last year, the student body chose Isabel Núñes Pérez and Metzin Rodriguez (pictured in February of 2020) as their president and vice president respectively.

2020-21 ASOSU president, vice president reflect on time in office

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

Correction: ASOSU president Isabel Nunez Perez's name was originally misspelled. This correction has been made. Every year, Oregon State University students have the opportunity to elect a new president...

Memorial Union Javastop workers Jordan, Kat and Kaityln. Javastop is one of the only food related shops currently open in the MU.

How has COVID-19 impacted student jobs?

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
October 13, 2020

COVID-19 has had a widespread impact on the Oregon State University community by implementing new guidelines and strict rules that impacted student employees. On March 20, OSU moved to limit on-campus...

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