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Juniors Julie Duong (back facing), Irene Walker (left), Aanchal Vidyarthi (middle), and Sowmya Jujjuri (right), spend their evening after classes lounging on the MU quad.

OSU anti-racism initiatives aim to support Black, Indigenous students; ‘there’s still work to be done’

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 13, 2020

Correction: The Black Student Access and Success Initiative abbreviation, BASI, was spelt incorrectly on two instances. These corrections have been made.  Following Oregon State University’s vocal...

Corvallis City Councilman Charles Maughan (left), holding Black Lives Matter banner with fellow members of the community during Saturdays Breonna Taylor Protest. 

Corvallis rallies for Black lives

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
September 29, 2020

Correction: This story has been updated to correct a claim that stated Brett Hankinson was accused solely of Breonna Taylor’s muder. In an analysis by the Kentucky State Police, it was determined that...

Local residents march through downtown Corvallis, Ore. holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Black Lives Matter movement passes 100 consecutive days of protests; community, students speak out about racial injustice

Patience Womack and Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributors
September 9, 2020

Oregon State University students, Corvallis, Ore. community members and Oregon residents aim to spread awareness about racial inequalities in their communities in order to incite change and support the...

F. King Alexander, Oregon State Universitys president, stands on a balcony on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

New OSU president addresses past controversy, pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 28, 2020

In a time of change, Oregon State University is going through its own, as president emeritus Ed Ray stepped down from his position of 17 years, and F. King Alexander begins his first term as OSU’s new...

A peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement took place on Friday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at the Benton County Courthouse in downtown Corvallis, Ore. Protestors held signs and chanted while wearing masks and practicing social distancing.

Corvallis protest aims to keep up momentum of Black Lives Matter movement

Patience Womack, News Contributor
July 14, 2020

Correction: Derek Chauvin stands accused of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, but has not been convicted. This article...

OSU Volleyballs Nya Buckner holds up a Black Lives Matter sign. Buckner has attended several protest in Arizona. 

OSU Volleyball’s Buckner attends protests, aligns with teammates in Black Lives Matter movement

Nya Buckner is a student-athlete at Oregon State, a redshirt sophomore on the volleyball team currently spending her summer in her home state of Arizona, and right now, Nya Buckner is also an optimist.That...

Face mask-wearing marchers hold signs and chant during the June 7 March for Black Lives.

OSU student government aims to advance demands of Black students

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 24, 2020

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, are aiming to organize initiatives that uplift demands of the Black community, both on campus and statewide.Recently inaugurated...


OSU student leaders discuss racial injustice during virtual town hall

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 12, 2020

Oregon State University students held a virtual town hall meeting on June 10 to discuss racial injustice, the incoming in-house police force, and ways OSU can support Black students. The panelists included...

Face mask-wearing marchers hold signs and chant during the March for Black Lives on June 7. 

Students write letter to Ed Ray after ‘passive’ email regarding issues faced by Black communities

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
June 12, 2020

Ed Ray, Oregon State University president, sent an email to all OSU students on May 31, calling for immediate action after the death of George Floyd. While some students applaud his words, others call...

Protest, vigil, demonstration held in front of Benton County Courthouse

Jarred Bierbrauer, Multimedia Contributor
June 1, 2020

Corvallis, Ore.residents gathered on Sunday afternoon to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism and police brutality, and to hold a vigil for George Floyd and other African-Americans who have...

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

Max Hatala, News Contributor
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...

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