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Graduates of Oregon State University’s Class of 2020 are finding themselves entering the job market amidst a global pandemic and an economic recession.

2020 graduates enter job market amidst pandemic, economic recession

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
July 8, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

Face mask-wearing marchers hold signs and chant during the June 7 March for Black Lives.

OSU student government aims to advance demands of Black students

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 24, 2020

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, are aiming to organize initiatives that uplift demands of the Black community, both on campus and statewide.Recently inaugurated...

Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center is located in Plageman Hall, Room 311. SARC provides survivors of sexual assault resources and options to assist them with their recovery process.

OSU offers student-fee funded resources for student advocacy

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 20, 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...

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OSU student leaders discuss racial injustice during virtual town hall

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 12, 2020

Oregon State University students held a virtual town hall meeting on June 10 to discuss racial injustice, the incoming in-house police force, and ways OSU can support Black students. The panelists included...

A screenshot taken June 2 of Oregon State Universitys fall term reopening plan—presented by Dan Larson, vice provost of Student Affairs, at a remote, open forum held by OSU administration—shows six initiatives to reduce the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus during fall term.

Fall term to include mandatory face-coverings, social distancing, other policy changes announced during forum

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
June 3, 2020

Oregon State University administration held a remote open forum on June 2 to field student questions on the reopening of campus in the fall and to explain anticipated policy changes regarding COVID-19. The...

The Weatherford residence hall on the Oregon State University Corvallis campus.

Update: Oregon State University outlines plan for fall term operations

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
May 30, 2020

Oregon State University administration has announced plans to hold fall term classes of 50 people or fewer in person and plans to continue the on-campus living requirement for freshmen. As Oregon is in...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

Members of ASOSU advocate for voluntary pay decrease for OSU President Ed Ray

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
April 28, 2020

Several members of the Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, have proposed that OSU President Edward Ray take a voluntary pay decrease during spring term to help the...

Two Saferide vans parked outside of the Student Experience Center.

ASOSU’s SafeRide transportation service aims to better serve students with disabilities

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
April 27, 2020

Since SafeRide, the Associated Students of Oregon State University’s transportation service, implemented a staff training in order to better serve students with disabilities, staff have gained hands-on...

Second-year Ph.D student in robotics Alexandra Bacula types a code into a computer in the CHARISMA Research Lab, located in Graf Hall, to be translated into a language the robots located in the lab can understand and react to. This photo was taken on Feb. 10, 2020.

CHARISMA lab aims to study human-robot interaction through performance

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
April 4, 2020

Oregon State University computer science professor Heather Knight is the founder and director of the CHARISMA robotics laboratory, which aims to study how humans and robots interact through collaborative...

Associated Students of Oregon State University Speaker of the House Ian Walker speaks during the April 1 ASOSU Zoom meeting, where the House voted to lower student fees for spring term.

ASOSU passes unprecedented resolution to reduce spring term student fees due to COVID-19

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
April 2, 2020

As much of the campus has closed and classes are being offered remotely to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, has passed an...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU aims to lower student fees, maintain employment during COVID-19 pandemic

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
March 31, 2020

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, have been working with university administration to help maintain student employment and to lower student fees during the...

Tristan Luther, a third-year in electrical and computer engineering, shows off the original ResiSTORE sign, previously known as the IEEE Store. Luther has been the volunteer manager since winter term 2019. 

The ResiSTORE: The power behind OSU’s underground electronics nonprofit

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
March 9, 2020

The ResiSTORE, a non-profit electronics shop located in the Dearborn Hall basement, recently celebrated a record-breaking week in sales, with over $400 made in a single week from items averaging about...

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