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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Scott Vignos stands before an Oregon State University sign near the Kerr Administration building, where the Office of Institutional Diversity is located. Vignos has served as vice president and chief diversity officer since November 2022.

OSU State of Diversity reception to be held Tuesday

Jace Jett, News Contributor
May 25, 2024

The Oregon State University State of Diversity reception will be in the Memorial Union in the Horizon Room on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. It will feature remarks from OSU President Jayathi Murthy, speeches...

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to ban race-based decisions in college admissions on July 29, Oregon State University officials confirmed the Affirmative Action ruling will have no effect on the admissions...

This illustrration depicts an injured MMA fighter who turns to esports in an upcoming film by eConnXn. The short film, called Game Face, was produced by Oregon State Univeristy alumni Mark Stockhoff.

Upcoming short film produced by OSU alumni will feature esports gaming

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
November 5, 2021

'Game Face,' a short film created by Oregon State University alumni Mark Stockhoff, will bring attention to esports, or professional video gaming, with its release on Nov. 6. The short film, which Stockhoff...

Located in the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, this collection of pictures on Nov. 2 includes the images of African Americans who have been nationally influential in the Civil Rights movement. In the Reckoning with Race and Racism in America presentation on Nov. 3, Oregonians will be encouraged to create a fair and equal opportunity community for minorities.

OSU-Cascades to host presentation on racism, aims to educate OSU community

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 2, 2021

Oregon State University-Cascades will host a presentation on Nov. 3 featuring guest speaker and civil rights activist Michael Eric Dyson. Faculty members encourage students to attend and participate in...

OSU CAPS creates new ‘Black and African-American Student Specialist’ therapist position

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 28, 2020

Following a letter written by Oregon State University student Ruta Faifaiese in response to a statement made by former OSU President Ed Ray, OSU Counseling and Psychological Services is creating a new...

OSU CAPS creates new Black and African-American Student Specialist therapist position

OSU CAPS creates new ‘Black and African-American Student Specialist’ therapist position

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 28, 2020

Following a letter written by Oregon State University student Ruta Faifaiese in response to a statement made by former OSU President Ed Ray, OSU Counseling and Psychological Services is creating a new...

Oregon State University president Ed Ray smiles in remembrance during an interview at the Student Experience Center on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, as he talks about some of his favorite experiences over the course of his 17-year presidency. Ray stepped down from his role as OSUs president on Jun. 30.

A look back at President Emeritus Ed Ray’s impression on OSU

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 22, 2020

As Ed Ray stepped out of his position as Oregon State University's president, he left behind almost two decades worth of influence on the university, including improvements to the diversity of the student...

This photo was taken on March 15, 2020. We Have Work To Do aims to raise awareness around campus with branded buttons and stickers. Their message is a reminder that there is still work to be done to support and uplift minoritized community members.

We Have Work To Do campaign progresses toward goals to increase diversity, equity, inclusion despite pandemic

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
April 9, 2020

Since its launch in the 2018/19 academic year, the campaign We Have Work To Do has worked towards making Oregon State University a more inclusive and equitable campus. In the second year of the campaign,...

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Integrative Biology Graduate Student Association lays foundation for their diversity, inclusion goals

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
October 14, 2019

40 staff members, post-doctoral individuals, faculty and students attended the Equity, Justice and Inclusion retreat day held by the Integrative Biology Graduate Student Association last month in Cordley...

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DamDiverse showcases student voices

Jada Krening, News Reporter
March 11, 2019

DamDiverse, a blog run by three Oregon State University students, was recently invited to share their work at the Roseland Theater in Portland as part of a show called “Reflect,” presented by the independent...

Activist, arts educator and nationally-recognized spoken word poet Kavi Ade speaks at Oregon State Universitys Speaking Justice event. 

OSU community gathers for annual Speaking Justice event

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
January 24, 2019

Featuring spoken word poetry and song, Speaking Justice took place on Wednesday in the Memorial Union Lounge as performers sought to answer the question “What justice do you need to speak into the world?”Part...

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‘I wanted to make something for us:’ Local brand, People of Colour, aims to start discussion on discrimination

Jada Krening, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

In a darkly lit corner of Memorial Union, the sun peered through a hazy window pane as Darius Northern gazed out at people passing by below. He sat, composed and collected, observing the students as they...

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