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Academic Advisor and 25 year military veteran, William Elfering, works for the Veteran Resource Center at Oregon State University from his office in Snell Hall. Mr. Elfering believes, “Veterans Day should be less like Memorial Day and, instead, more of a celebration.”

The significance of Veterans Day, ‘service before self’

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 8, 2021

Military-affiliated individuals urge Oregon State University community members to recognize those currently serving and those who formerly served the United States by attending upcoming Veterans Day events. On...

Participants of the last Multicultural Alumni and Friends Tailgater on Oct. 12, 2019 mingle in front of the Centro Cultural César Chávez before the Homecoming football game. Last years Multicultural Tailgater was canceled due to COVID-19 so many people are excited to be gathering in person for this celebration again.

Multicultural tailgater event to be hosted Homecoming weekend

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
October 18, 2021

Correction: Suzanne Phillips' name has been updated so that her name is spelled correctly in this article. In a previous version, her name was incorrectly spelled 'Suzane.' Oregon State University leaders...

2018 Graduating students associated with DamDiverse pose under the Weatherford Hall arch for a photo.

OSU commencement ceremony rescheduled, Alumni Association aims to support seniors

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
April 14, 2020

Oregon State University’s 2020 graduating seniors have voted to reschedule the spring commencement ceremonies to fall 2020 for both the Corvallis and Bend, Ore. campuses. Moving forward there are a...

Homecoming

Homecoming: Traditions through the years

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

During homecoming week, alumni come back to their school to celebrate the future and honor the past while students get the opportunity to take part in and contribute to the unique history of homecoming...

Alpha Omicron Pi welcomes their new members on Bid Day in the Memorial Union Quad. The chapter currently has 130 members and has recently moved into a new physical chapter house, where they house select members and hold chapter meetings. 

Fraternity and Sorority chapters acquire new physical houses

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
October 23, 2017

Alpha Omicron Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha move into chapter houses for school year.Pi Kappa Alpha and Alpha Omicron Pi know all too well what it is like to be an unhoused fraternity and sorority chapter on campus,...

The Oregon State University Homecoming Court stands on the football field, as photographed in the 1965 Daily Barometer. This year’s Homecoming Court will appear during halftime at the football game along with other events throughout the year to represent OSU. Students were selected last spring by a panel of staff, faculty and alumni.

Oregon State reintroduces Homecoming Court

Anna Weeks, Life Editor
October 9, 2017

The Homecoming Court is made up of ten students to celebrate OSU150.The sesquicentennial inspired the revival of Homecoming Court, an old tradition at Oregon State. This year, a group of 10 students were...

An OSU student poses in a football helmet with a mock-up of an x-ray revealing the brain in order to relate the flag-football  game fundraiser held by the Alzheimer’s Association on June 3, to the effects Alzheimer’s disease has on the brain.

OSU Alumni Association supports Alzheimer’s Association fundraiser in a civil war flag football game

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. The disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., and deaths due to Alzheimer’s increased by 89 percent between 2000 and 2014....

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