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Benny the Beaver encourages students during their tug-of-war battle. 

A brief history of Benny the Beaver

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
October 5, 2020

Correction: A version of this article published on Oct. 5 had incorrectly stated the biographical information of Ken Austin, a former Oregon State student. From being the Beavers hype-man to engaging...

Benny Beaver watches the baseball game in 1988. The original mascot outfit was created by Ken Austin in 1953.

OSU reflects on 67 years of Benny Beaver

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
November 19, 2017

Benny Beaver's history revealed by Ken Austin, original mascot from 1953.Webbed feet housed in black shoes donned with white laces. A flattened, rudder-like tail. Brown fur covered by a black-and-orange...

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