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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...

John Noltner discusses his newest photographic project during his keynote speech at the Corvallis Community Center, Oct 20, 2023. Noltner’s exhibit, “A Peace of My Mind”, visited Corvallis and the Oregon State University Campus during October.

“A Peace of My Mind” opens dialogue about belonging

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

John Noltner presented a keynote presentation at the Corvallis Community Center on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., part of his “A Peace of My Mind” exhibit that has visited many cities across the United States. When...

Tanks filled with zebrafish line the Tanguay laboratory at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon on Oct 6.  The Tanguay Lab recently received a $7.5 million grant from from the NIH to modernize the facility.

Small Fish in A Bigger Pond: The $7.5 Million Upgrades to the Tanguay Lab

AJ Damiana, News Contributor
October 15, 2023

A school of paperclip-sized, striped fish dart around the bubbling tank. Wiggling in the currents, dropping between the surface and bottom, it’s surprising to think these zebrafish are one of the...

A Fred Meyer gas station attendant works to keep up with motorists on Aug. 18, 2017. Oregons decades-long ban on self-serve gas was lifted by the passage of House Bill 2426.

Student on the street: Beavers share their thoughts about pumping their own gas

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
August 28, 2023

Oregonians who haven’t left the state will be surprised to see that they are now allowed to pump their gas, a privilege not granted to them since 1951 On August 4, the ban on pumping your own gas...

Mahonyera Mbira Ensemble member Sheree Seretse sings on stage at Zimfest on Aug 4. For the first time in 12 years, Zimfest, a celebration of Zimbabwean music, returned to the Oregon State University campus.

Zimfest returns to Corvallis after 11 year hiatus

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
August 19, 2023

Zimbabwean music was alive with the sounds of marimba and cheers of the crowd as the 2023 Zimbabwean Music Festival, or Zimfest, celebrated culture and music on the Oregon State University campus. The...

A detour sign sits at the crossing lane of Washington Way on July 12th, 2023.
Oregon State University is currently removing over one hundred parking spaces to accommodate more bike-friendly infrastructure.

On our minds: Are OSU’s sustainable transportation efforts enough or are you the problem?

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
August 7, 2023

For students and faculty alike, a common struggle and source of frustration facing the Oregon State University’s campus is parking and transportation. The balancing act of meeting sustainability goals...

A cow at the Oregon State University feed barn shows off its new feed collar on July 12th, 2023. Ranches across Oregon have begun turning to virtual fence collars to manage their herds.

Virtual fencing on rise, new way to manage cattle grazing

Maya Lim, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

Virtual fence collars are making an appearance in the ranching industry, as a new cost and labor efficient way to manage cattle and grazing areas. “Quite a few producers are already using it in Oregon...

CEAOS Professor Aaron Wolf poses in the courtyard of Burt Hall on July 21. Wolf recently won an award for international education leadership, assisting in advancing international education in public universities.

Long-time OSU professor of geography receives APLU award for international work

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

Aaron Wolf knew water was important when he started school, thanks to a childhood split between California and the Middle East. “In both places, water and politics are deeply intertwined,” Wolf...

Teresa Ashford sits at Interzone Coffee on July 28th. Ashford has been dubbed Oregon State University’s “Sexpert”, she works to make content educating students on various topics.

OSU’s SEXpert normalizes curiosity about human sexuality through social media

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

When Teresa Ashford, an instructor in Oregon State University’s College of Health, began teaching human sexuality in 2018, she inherited an anonymous online question box along with the course. Now,...

A low perspective of a tree in the Oregon State University Memorial Union lawn, Aug 1. 
Two faculty members of the Oregon State University College of Forestry were recently named to a new federal advisory panel that will update the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan.

Oregon State faculty members named to federal forest panel

Chase Bennett, News Contributor
August 4, 2023

Two Oregon State faculty members in the college of forestry have recently been appointed to positions in the federal panel tasked with updating the Northwest Forest Plan. Meg Krawchuk and James Johnston...

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