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The Oregon State University Program Council has announced that MAX will be this year’s Dam Jam artist. While the event has historically been held at Reser Stadium, due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, this year’s Dam Jam event—called Dam Jam From Home—will be held remotely.

Dam Jam to be held remotely, MAX announced as event headliner

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

The Oregon State University Program Council has announced that MAX will be this year’s Dam Jam artist. While the event has historically been held at Reser Stadium, due to concerns over the spread of...

Akon performing his musical set at DAM JAM 2019 in front of a crowd of OSU students. 

DAM JAM 2019 full of hits from 2000s

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
June 3, 2019

Correction: We initially reported the incorrect title for an unreleased song played by student DJ Arii Mas. Oregon State University hosted the annual Dam Jam concert in Reser Stadium for the second year,...

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Music program faces uncertain future, band director to leave

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

Students are still concerned about the future of the Oregon State music department, despite staging a protest rally on Thursday, May 2 and subsequently attending forum meetings put on by the university...

Students march from Community Hall to Bexell Hall and back on Thursday, May 2, calling for increased support for the university’s music program.

Students demand improved music program

Delaney Shea, News Editor and Nyjah Gobert
May 6, 2019

Students marched from Community Hall to Bexell Hall last Thursday to advocate for increased resources and transparency regarding funding decisions on behalf of the Music Department of Oregon State University.Fliers...

Divine, Oregon State University’s female a capella group and Outspoken, Oregon State University’s male a capella group, perform on the steps of the Memorial Union. 

Friday on the steps: OSU a cappella sings for all

Matthew Brooks, News Contributor
May 6, 2019

Two of Oregon State University’s a cappella groups put on a show Friday at the Memorial Union, fine-tuning the songs they would eventually perform at concerts taking place during Family Weekend - one...

(L to R) Wes Walker, Caitlin Garets, and Indiana Laub perform as AFI at the 2016 Corvallis DIY Halloween Cover show. Garets and Laub will be returning to cover The Misfits this year. 

Corvallis DIY celebrates third annual Halloween cover show

Donald Orr, News Contributor
October 25, 2018

Ghosts and ghouls won’t be the only things going bump in the night this Halloween weekend.Corvallis DIY, a punk music community, will celebrate its third annual Halloween cover show Saturday, Oct. 27...

Corvallis Experiments in Noise builds community for eclectic performing artists

Donald Orr, News Contributor
October 1, 2018

Puppetry, poetry and PVC bagpipes intersecting in one place may be an unexpected combination to witness, let alone at your local coffeehouse. Yet regulars of Interzone Coffee may already be familiar with...

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Explained: The symbolism behind Glover’s ‘This is America’ video

Marcus Trinidad, News Producer
May 7, 2018

Filled with cultural dances, historical and contemporary references of racial strife and the uncensored depictions of gun violence, Donald Glover’s new music video for his song “This is America”...

Happy Trails Records is located on 3rd St in Corvallis. Doug DiCarolis has owned it for 33 years.

Opinion: Digital Age music wipes out records

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
March 5, 2018

Vinyl fights to stay alive, mixed reviews on digital music.Could it be true that music no longer possesses the voices of the truly talented, but of the masses? Has the accessibility to music diminished...

DJRLOVE mixes on stage and wins first place in the battle. 

Student DJs battle for first place

Anna Weeks Life Editor
September 25, 2017

OSUPC’s event brings variety of student DJs to showcase talents during Welcome WeekBattle of the DJs winner DJRLOVE, otherwise known as Jose Ruiz Jr., left the stage with opportunities for more performances...

Music a la Carte Continues to Bring Music to OSU Since 1969

Brock Marion, Multimedia Contributor
February 8, 2017

Music a la Carte is a free weekly concert series that has been going on at OSU since 1969. It is held in the Memorial Union every Friday at noon.It was started by violin and viola player Marlan Carlson...

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