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Kaitlyn Yanish competing in the all-around at Gill Coliseum in 2018, when OSU defeated Michigan State 196.800-191.350. Yanish likes to see her family and spend time with them over the summer, but strives to also make time for training.

Taking a look at what summer is like for OSU student-athletes

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 6, 2021

For many Oregon State students, summer is a time to relax. They go home to see friends and family, maybe go on a couple of vacation trips and rest their minds in preparation for the upcoming school year. Students...

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Luther: Pay to Play should not stay as it is

Alex Luther, OMN Sports Editor
January 9, 2020

For decades, the discussion of whether or not student-athletes should be paid or compensated for their roles in athletics has been debated. Some of the biggest scandals in sports history are associated...

OSU Gymnastics senior all-arounder Mary Jacobsen strikes a pose during her floor routine at the NCAA Regional meet at Gill Coliseum.

Graduating gymnasts reflect on careers

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
June 10, 2019

Oregon State Gymnastics had three graduating seniors this year, including all-around gymnasts Mary Jacobsen and Mckenna Singley, with Mariana Colussi-Pelaez on bars, beam and floor. After graduation Colussi-Pelaez,...

OSU junior catcher Adley Rutschman extendes a fist bump to fans at Goss Satdium after Oregon State’s loss to Creighton. Rutschman has been projected to be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 MLB Draft.

Oregon State Beavers 2018-19: Year in review

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
June 3, 2019

With the spring season sports coming to a close, Oregon State Athletics completes another year full of big plays and record-breaking performances, making history in multiple categories once again. Mens...

OSU Cheer and Dance first-year flyer Cayla Basta-Mesenbrink performs a liberty stunt at an open-gym practice while being held up by her teammates.

OSU Cheer and Dance looks towards change

Jarred Bierbrauer, OMN Sports Chief
May 28, 2019

After multiple head coach changes and negotiating with the Oregon State Athletics Department, the Oregon State Cheer and Dance team is looking to improve their program and wishes to become more involved...

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Softball swept by UCLA

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
April 22, 2019

Oregon State University Softball suffered a 7-0 loss against the UCLA Bruins on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the OSU Softball Complex, losing the series 3-0. UCLA is currently ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12,...

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Athletes grapple with sudden cut of swimming program

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
April 15, 2019

After receiving the news that the women’s swim program would be cut after this current season, players now deal with deciding what is best for their future: ending their swim careers or leaving lives...

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Beavs CARE prioritizes student athlete community service

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
March 11, 2019

For many student athletes at Oregon State University, one rewarding aspect of being an athlete is the opportunity it brings for community service.   Mikayla Pivec, a third-year on the women’s basketball...

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Concussion protocol protects OSU athletes

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
March 4, 2019

Concussions, a problem among college athletes in particular, are defined as a traumatic force-induced process affecting the brain, and if treated improperly can cause sleep dysfunction, migraines, anxiety,...

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Dam Worth It takes message beyond OSU

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
March 4, 2019

Over a year after Oregon State University athletes Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci founded the Dam Worth It campaign to bring awareness to student athlete mental health, its impact continues to grow in...

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Gymnast Lacy Dagen makes OSU post-injuries debut

Lauren Sluss, News Contributor
January 28, 2019

When Lacy Dagen stuck her vault routine in Gill Coliseum Jan. 19, the applause that met the redshirt junior was the first she’d ever received in her time at Oregon State. In fact, it was only her second...

Student Athletes

Playing away from home

Elizabeth Casey, Practicum Contributor
January 7, 2019

International student-athletes at Oregon State University face a unique set of challenges when they arrive on campus. Student-athletes must succeed both physically as an NCAA Division One athlete and...

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