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Furry fandom helps create culture of friendship, respect

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
March 4, 2019

When it comes to some of life’s struggles like trying to fit in, dealing with social anxiety and even battling depression, one Oregon State Student claims becoming a furry helped him out tremendously.The...


Student on the Street: What do you wish you knew before moving into your current living situation?

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
February 18, 2019

Alexis Merculief, second-year HDFS graduate student“I wish there were more ways to find roommates.” Susmitha Matlapudi, third-year microbiology student“One of the hardest things about living off...

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Nelson: American dream is dead

Noah Nelson, Columnist
February 11, 2019

The stereotype of America is generally associated with notions like democracy, freedom and equality, but if that is the case, it is counterintuitive that our country puts so little value into the education...

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Increases to Athletics, DCE student fee level recommendations advanced after mediation

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Both the Oregon State University Athletics Department and Diversity and Cultural Engagement will most likely receive a recommended increase to their student fee levels next year, after a mediation process...

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Corvallis homeless population at risk during cold weather season

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

On October 7, 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon declared a state of emergency due to their severe homeless issue, according to Portland is not the only city with this issue, however....

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Civil War game Q & A

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
November 19, 2018

Nov. 23 will mark the 122nd clash between the Oregon State Beavers and the University of Oregon Ducks on the gridiron. When the two teams first met, OSU was still called the Oregon Agricultural College....

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New criminal history policy to prioritize safety

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
November 19, 2018

Oregon State University students with felony convictions may now have to pay for their actions a second time with an altered college experience. The new university policy 02-015 entitled “Admission...

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OSU not on track to meet 2025 carbon neutral goal

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

Brandon Trelstad, Oregon State University’s sustainability officer, put it bluntly. OSU will not meet its goal.In 2007, Ed Ray, the president of Oregon State University, signed the college onto what...

Defining conservatism

Defining conservatism

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 28, 2018

Conservative is a word often heard in modern rhetoric. It is commonly mentioned on various news outlets, social media and in conversation. However, defining conservatism and finding its meaning turns out...

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Safety tips for Halloween

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 22, 2018

Halloween weekend in Corvallis presents students with the opportunity to take a break from their studies, unwind, and celebrate the holiday. This weekend traditionally sees an increase in many types of...

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Fraternity men fight stigmas around mental health

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 8, 2018

Kyle Getsiv is a third year student at Oregon State University studying finance. Zeyad Shureih is a second year student studying computer science. What do these people have in common? They are both fraternity...

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Student on the Street: Kavanaugh confirmation

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 4, 2018

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, a key swing vote that could move the court in a more conservative direction on issues...

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Q&A: Graduate student awarded Department of Energy Fellowship

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
October 1, 2018

A graduate student here at Oregon State University was recently awarded a fellowship from the United States Department of Energy. Funded by the DOE’s office of Science and the National Nuclear Security...

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Students on the street: What are you excited for?

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
September 25, 2018

The Baro approached students walking around campus to ask them what they're excited about for this school year. Here is what they had to say.  Amy SalisburyFifth year, civil engineering “Because...

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‘Diversity is a critical ingredient’ for student success, OSU mission

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
June 11, 2018

The level of diversity at Oregon State University has increased over the past 30 years and this is trend that OSU hopes to continue, according to OSU Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Charlene...

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