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Annual Beaver Community Fair planned for Friday

Annual Beaver Community Fair planned for Friday

Audrey Saiz, News Contributor
October 4, 2023

Fall term has once again arrived at Oregon State University, bringing along rare sunny days and an annual fair bringing the OSU community together. On Friday, Oct. 6, from noon to 4 p.m., the Beaver...

Brenton Snyder

Student on the Street: What has your experience been like being back on campus, and what are you most looking forward to this upcoming term and year?

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Brenton Snyder (he/him) First-year business major “It’s weird because I haven't been in a classroom in two years. COVID-19 ruined my whole senior year of high school, but I don’t think...

Sophie Holden

Student on the Street: How do you feel about the threat of wildfires in Oregon and the wildfire expert panel hosted by OSU?

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 11, 2021

Sophie Holden (she/her) second-year marketing major “I believe in [the threat of wildfires] for sure. I evacuated from where we lived in Clackamas for two weeks. I accepted losing the house....

Maija Linh Teona Pham, OSU PERIOD club president in front of the Memorial Union.

OSU clubs transition back to in-person activities

Cara Nixon, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Associated Students of Oregon State University President Dhru Patel said one of the most difficult obstacles the pandemic created was disabling the club’s ability to provide in-person resources. Examples...

An incoming student carrying a suitcase and entering a dorm during Oregon State University’s first day of move-in on Sept. 19. The incoming class will be the first group of freshman to experience in-person learning since OSU announced in-person plans for the 2021-22 academic year.

Students are back at OSU after a year at home

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Students are now officially back on campus, but in-person class and activity guidelines made in response to COVID-19 will introduce many changes to the Oregon State University community. Among...

Oregon State University students returned to campus Sept. 22 for in-person classes and activities. Faculty members express what they look forward to once classes start after a year and a half of remote learning.

Faculty, staff serve as pillars of strength for students as in-person classes return to OSU

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

With the start of fall term, thousands of people are finally able to learn, live and teach at Oregon State University. Triumphantly returning alongside the students are hundreds of their professors,...

Corvallis, Ore. residents awaiting and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations inside of Reser Stadium on the Oregon State University campus in February. On May 4, OSU leaders announced the universitys decision to require students and employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine to participate in on-campus activities and instruction.

OSU planning to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall term

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 6, 2021

Oregon State University is planning to implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement beginning in the fall of 2021 for students and employees who engage onsite at OSU.Previously, on April 23, OSU announced...

OSU will not require students to get COVID-19 vaccine to return in fall

Adriana Gutierrez, City Editor
April 22, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that the University of Oregon would be requiring its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine to return to its campus. This has been corrected...

Hung Phan

Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

OSU Sophomores Jason Chan, Kinesiology major (left), and Andrew Talley, Accounting and Finance major (right), studying in the Learning Innovation Center. Masks are required inside OSU facilities with limited and socially distanced seating.

OSU-Cascades plans to reopen fall term for in-person learning

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
April 19, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine being made more accessible to Oregonians and Americans, OSU-Cascades is currently planning to open its classrooms for in-person learning in the fall term. “OSU-Cascades students...

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OSU likely to return to in-person in fall, with changes

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 5, 2021

Oregon State University officials are gaining confidence that the university community can return to in-person learning in the upcoming fall term, though on-site instruction won’t look completely normal. The...

Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-level coronavirus Epidemics provides timely information that enables public health officials, individuals and the university to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The tent is located between the Kelley Engineering Center and Student Health Services. More information can be found on the TRACE website.

COVID-19 testing continuously available to OSU community; TRACE Project offering free testing before holidays

Artur Pinheiro da Silva, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
November 15, 2020

Oregon State University, together with Benton County health officials and TRACE-OSU, are working steadily to provide information and testing for those that need it. TRACE-OSU centers are testing hundreds...

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