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Oregon State University Interim President Rebecca Johnson sits alongside VP Patricia Bedient at a Board of Trustees meeting in the Memorial Union Horizon Room on April 8 that discussed tuition increases. Johnson has served as the interim president at OSU since former President F. King Alexander resigned last spring, but the board announced on May 20 the two finalist candidates for the next OSU president.

Board of Trustees announces OSU presidential finalist candidates

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 20, 2022

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees announced the finalists for the university’s next president in a public meeting on May 20. Community members can meet both finalists in forums happening...

Perla Nieto (center), a student at Oregon State University, carries a megaphone and shouts pro choice chants on May 14 as the crowd marches toward the Corvallis City Hall in Corvallis, Ore. Nieto and fellow organizers created this event so that students of OSU and residents of Corvallis would be able to participate in some capacity with this nationwide protest for reproductive rights.

OSU, Corvallis join nationwide movement in response to leaked decision about Roe v Wade

Lara Rivera and Riley LeCocq
May 15, 2022

Dressed in pink attire, more than 260 people marched on May 14 for reproductive rights from the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. to the Corvallis City Hall. The “Bans Off Our Bodies”...

A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

David Lewis, an assistant professor of anthropology and ethnic studies in the School of Language, Culture, & Society, in his office in Waldo Hall on May 6. Lewis is one of the professors spearheading the new Indigenous studies minor, which will allow OSU students to learn more about Indigenous culture, history, art and more.

Indigenous Studies minor to start at OSU as three Indigenous faculty members are given tenure track

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
May 12, 2022

Luhui Whitebear, assistant professor in the School of Language, Culture and Society, is one of three faculty hired for tenure track, which has helped launch an Indigenous Studies minor at Oregon State...

A file photo of the Majestic Theatre, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore., from July 2020. The Majestic is currently at risk of downsizing and is asking the community for assistance.

Majestic Theatre at risk of downsizing, asks for community’s help

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 6, 2022

The Majestic Theatre, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore., is asking community members for help after city staff rejected budget proposals.  The Majestic Theatre is asking members of Corvallis to ask...

Organizers gather with various signs for a walkout in the Memorial Union quad on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on May 5. The walkout was held in response to a leaked draft decision that the Supreme Court will be overruling Roe v. Wade, which was a landmark decision stating the U.S. Constitution protects a womens choice to have an abortion.

Walkout for abortion rights takes place at OSU

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
May 5, 2022

Update: The photo for this story has been changed from a previous photo of a protest that took place on May 3 at the Benton County courthouse.  Students at Oregon State University walked out of class...

David G. Lewis talks with a group of students at the Little Gallery on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus during the This IS Kalapuyan Land opening reception on April 21. The exhibition prompts critical thinking around representation of Indigenous history and identity in non-Indigenous institutions.

‘This IS Kalapuyan Land!’ art exhibit to be held on OSU campus through mid-May

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

Oregon State University community members are encouraged to attend the “This IS Kalapuyan Land!” exhibit and think critically about the representation of Indigenous history and identity in non-Indigenous...

This illustration depicts a milk carton displaying a search ad for the new OSU president. The search for a new Oregon State University President is still in the process with recent updates.

OSU presidential search to continue with board meeting on May 5

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

The search for Oregon State University’s next president continues with a public session Board of Trustees meeting on May 5 at 1 p.m. over Zoom.  The meeting will consist of determining compensation...

A piece by Tim Timmerman (left) and a piece by Tatyana Ostapenko at the Corvallis Arts Center Looking at Us exhibition on April 10. The artists did not know each other prior to the exhibition but their work was chosen to be shown together due to similarities in message and style.

Looking at Us art exhibition aims to encourage hopefulness through hardship

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
May 2, 2022

The Corvallis Arts Center exhibition “Looking at Us” hosts work from two artists dealing with themes of life, death and hope in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and war in Ukraine. The exhibition,...

Lee Niemi, a studio art major, presents his work and artist statement in the Senior Art Exhibit on April 13 in Snell Hall. He aims to share his experiences being trans through themes of transition and memory as a sculptor and photographer.

Senior Art Exhibit to feature work from OSU students

Stella Harkness, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

As they conclude their time at Oregon State University, Marta Nunez, Robin Weis and other graduating seniors at OSU will display their work at the Senior Exhibit as they begin their professional art careers. For...

A ballot box in Corvallis, Ore. The Benton County primary election begins on May 17, and voters can drop off ballots at local county and city boxes.

Benton County primary election opens for County Commissioner 1, two measures on May 17

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

On May 17, Benton County will hold its primary election with a race for the County Commissioner 1 position as well as two education-related measures. Alongside the County Commissioner 1 position, votes...

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