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The Lynne Hallstrom Detrick Concert Hall is under construction in the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts on Friday, November 3, 2023. The Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts represents Oregon State University’s first building dedicated to the arts.

‘What all great universities have to have’: OSU’s new $75 million arts center

David Li, News Contributor
November 9, 2023

The concert hall, one of the six different venues of the new $75 million arts center, lacks any curtains, wings or fly space. Windows let sunlight pour into the art gallery, despite the risk of ultraviolet...

Alison Willette (she/her), faculty research assistant for Oregon State University, searches for twospotted spider mites on lima bean plants grown in the Agricultural and Life Sciences Building on October 20, 2023. Research regarding these pests provided insights on how to best control them, helping assess the need for alternative pesticides.

Banned widely-used pesticide leaves researchers to find alternatives

David Li, News Contributor
November 4, 2023

In 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a rule revoking all tolerances of chlorpyrifos due to its potential for harm. The pesticide is associated with potential neurodevelopmental...

OSU Graduate Student Helei Duan works with the Agilities Robotics Robot Digit Oct. 18. Digit is the next advancement in robotics from its predecessor Cassie, and was taken to the Pentagon in early October for demonstrations.

Simulation to reality: Digit the robot travels to the Pentagon

David Li, News Contributor
October 23, 2023

Advances in robotics produced at Oregon State University led to the creation of robot Digit, who visited the Pentagon in early October. Digit is the successor to Cassie, which won the Guinness World...

The class of 2023 screams “Go Beavs!” together as is tradition in Reser Stadium during the 2023 OSU Commencement ceremony on June 17. The strength of their voices could be heard from well outside the stadium.

‘Tell a story:’ Commencement celebrations honor university’s 154th graduating class

David Li, News Contributor
June 17, 2023

As Oregon weather shifted from cloudy and cold to scorching sun, 7,300 graduates in Oregon State University’s 154th class were conferred degrees in the 2023 commencement ceremony at Reser Stadium on...

Professor John Bailey is interviewed in his office on April 28 in Corvallis. Bailey teaches multiple courses on wildfire science and management.

Hotter fire seasons are coming – who’s preparing?

David Li, News Contributor
May 30, 2023

As Oregon’s fire season approaches, organizations and individuals are working to prepare against high levels of fuel and hotter temperatures from climate change. According to John Bailey, professor...

Executive Director of Corvallis’ Arts Center Cynthia Spencer-Hadlock (she/her) poses with wooden birdhouses on April 21 at the Corvallis Arts Center. These wooden birdhouses were donated by local woodworkers and will be put on sale at the 2023 Spring Garden Festival.

Spring festivities come near downtown Corvallis to support sustainable gardening

David Li, News Contributor
May 1, 2023

Oregon State University’s Spring Family Weekend is coming up, but the OSU campus isn’t the only part of town celebrating. In downtown Corvallis, the Arts Center Plaza is also set to be filled with...

The Board of Trustees meeting on April 14 in the Memorial Union. Due to recommendations made by the University Budget Committee, continuing undergraduate students will have to pay 3.9% more in tuition payments whereas incoming undergraduate students will have to pay 4.4% more. These changes apply to both Corvallis and Cascades campuses.

Board of Trustees raises tuition and financial aid

David Li, News Contributor
April 17, 2023

Both incoming and continuing students will have to pay more in tuition and certain fees next year, Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees has decided. In the Board of Trustees meeting on April...

In Memoriam event to honor OSU community members who have died

In Memoriam event to honor OSU community members who have died

David Li, News Contributor
April 14, 2023

Poetry, live music and activities for reflection and healing will honor those students, staff and faculty who have died in the past year at the In Memoriam event on April 27. This year is the third...

A photo illustration of an individual running on the track at Student Legacy Park on
March 21st. A half  marathon is a total of 13 miles.

Rotary Club hosts 2023 Half Marathon and 5k

David Li, News Contributor
April 10, 2023

Four different competitive and non-competitive races, including the twelfth half marathon, come to Corvallis this April.  The events are run by the Rotary Club After Five event on April 15, according...

2023 Out of the Darkness Walk to honor lives lost to suicide

2023 Out of the Darkness Walk to honor lives lost to suicide

David Li, News Contributor
April 6, 2023

Content warning - story contains mention of depression and suicide.   Oregon State University’s 2023 Out of the Darkness Campus Walk will honor the lives lost to suicide among the LGBTQ+ community...

Contribution from 4AllMuttkind

Foster-based rescue lets students and community members adopt rescued dogs

David Li, News Contributor
March 10, 2023

4 All MuttKind, a foster-based rescue for dogs, offers students over the age of 21 the opportunity to adopt or foster the dogs they receive from local and California shelters. The rescue is in Salem...

ASOSU Ticket, Julia Hayes and Angelo Arredondo, (left) and ASOSU Ticket, Carissa O’Donnell and Dakota Canzano. Photos taken on Feb. 23, each duo is running for the President and Vice President positions in the 2023 election cycle.

ASOSU candidate profiles: taking a look at our 2023 ASOSU presidential tickets

David Li , News Contributor
March 3, 2023

Elections for the Associated Students of Oregon State University have officially opened and will close on March 10, with two presidential tickets running for the president and vice president positions.   Julia...

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