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A crowd stands outside the Kerr Administration Building in the afternoon of March 5 to sign a Coalition of Graduate Employees petition.

CGE continues to push for ‘equitable distribution of wealth’ at OSU amid COVID-19

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 30, 2020

As Oregon State University adjusts to the impacts of COVID-19, the OSU Coalition of Graduate Employees continues to push for signatures on their petition, “Chop from the top, build up the bottom.”CGE...

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...

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 Police Trooper Daniel Ketcham speaks with Oregon State University students during a 2019 community fair in the Student Experience Center Plaza. 

OSU extends Oregon State Police services through end of year, delays start of in-house police department

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 20, 2020

Oregon State University’s plans to develop an in-house police force have been put on hold. In a statement on June 30, former OSU President Ed Ray announced the decision to extend Oregon State Police...

The Marine Science Major is geared toward students who want to gain experience in liberal arts disciplines, such as social sciences, public policy, the arts and humanities.

OSU proposes new marine studies major

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 17, 2020

As part of Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative, the OSU College of Liberal Arts is working to implement a new undergraduate major in marine studies. OSU currently offers a number of...

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Local theaters adjust programming, plan for reopening amid COVID-19

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 17, 2020

Since the temporary closure of non-essential businesses earlier this year, Corvallis’ locally-based theaters—including Darkside Cinema, the Whiteside Theatre and the Majestic Theatre—have had to...

The new housing development and Marine Studies building will help fulfill OSU’s Marine Studies Initiative.

OSU develops new housing in Newport, plans to open Marine Studies Building this month

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 14, 2020

Oregon State University will move forward with its new housing development in Newport, Ore., and plans to open a new Marine Studies building at the Hatfield Marine Science Center this month. The new housing...

Dr. Nancy Squires office in Rogers Hall, and a sign that reads Ad Astra Dr. Squires—Ad Astra, Latin for “to the stars”—in the window below. Squires colleague, David Blunck, said Squires met with more students than any other faculty member he knows, and will be remembered for her love and devotion to helping students. 

OSU faculty, students remember senior instructor Dr. Nancy Squires

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
June 25, 2020

As a senior instructor of mechanical engineering in Oregon State University’s School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Dr. Nancy Squires often had a line of students out her door...

The transition from high school to college is oftentimes difficult for first-year students, and Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services offers a wide variety of programs and workshops to support students during their time at OSU.

Students reflect on first-year experiences, share mental health resources

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
June 22, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services and Associated Students of OSU Student Legal Services are all available to students during OSU’s transition to remote learning. Accessibility to these services, however, can differ depending on which state students are currently located in. 

CAPS, SHS, Student Legal Services adjust to serve out-of-state students

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
June 2, 2020

Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services and Associated Students of OSU Student Legal Services are all available to students during OSU’s transition...

Benton County, along with other counties across the state, have successfully flattened the curve amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consequently resulting in Phase 1 of Oregon’s reopening plan. However, the risk of a second wave remains.  

Benton County flattens curve, strives to avoid ‘second wave’

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
May 27, 2020

Benton County, along with other counties across the state, have successfully flattened the curve amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consequently resulting in Phase 1 of Oregon’s reopening plan. However, the...

Sherm Bloomer, the associate vice president of Budget and Resource Planning, shared a graph outlining different budget scenarios that could possibly occur depending on the mode of instruction in the fall, or if the university faces drops in enrollment due to COVID-19.

University Budget Committee plans for uncertainty, financial challenges facing OSU

Jada Krening, New Correspondent
May 11, 2020

Oregon State University’s University Budget Committee met to discuss budget planning on Friday, May 8, as OSU and higher education institutions across the nation face uncertainty and financial challenges...

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