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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Photo illustration depicts a passport being handed over by someone wearing an Oregon State University hoodie on May 29. Currently the program “Get a DAM Passport!” is open to 50 first-year and transfer students in the College of Agriculture or the College or Forestry.

OSU pilot program provides opportunities for Beavers beyond the dam

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

First-year and transfer students in the College of Forestry and College of Agriculture Sciences, you can Get a Dam Passport! – for free, in fact.  That is, if the FAFSA you filled out determines...

Kyle Meaders (he/him) (left), JJ Colton (he/him) (middle), and Nathaniel Hannan (he/him) hosts of At Least It’s Not Rocket Science, get ready to record a podcast episode on May 1. at Oregon State University’s Orange Media Network podcast recording room in Corvallis. The hosts of the podcast At Least Its Not Rocket Science recently went to Alabama for an event hosted by NASA, in which the podcasters launched a rocket that they had been working on for the past year.

OSU student rocket science podcast finds success at NASA event

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 9, 2023

 A recent rocket launch hosted by NASA, and a podcast launch last November, both are the work of Oregon State University students through the “At Least It’s Not Rocket Science”.  Hosted in Toney,...

Ham Creek: Reading

Ham Creek: Reading

Helen White, Cartoonist
January 30, 2023

A college student looks at their OSU student portal ahead of impending changes.

Change in Baccalaureate Core to Start Summer 2025

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
December 14, 2022

Oregon State University’s Baccalaureate Core curriculum has been the same since 1991, and now these requirements are set to change. Changes in OSU’s Bacc Core requirements, renamed general education...

This dramatic illustration shows a giant stink bug attacking crop fields as an onlooker screams in terror.

Invasive stink bugs threaten Oregon’s $132 million hazelnut crop

Wes Flow, News Contributor
December 14, 2022

An invasive species of insect is creating a stink for Oregon’s agriculture. While the jokes may write themselves, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, Halyomorpha halys, are no laughing matter, threatening...

Alan Nguyen.

Creative Lead Alan Nguyen wins Best Graphic Designer at 2022 Pacemaker Awards

David Li, News Contributor
December 3, 2022

A couple of hours before the deadline for the national award for Best Graphic Designer, Alan Nguyen heard about it. In that time, Nguyen hurried to apply, not knowing he would end up winning. On Oct....

OSU student emails to shift from Gmail to Microsoft 365 in Summer 2023

OSU student emails to shift from Gmail to Microsoft 365 in Summer 2023

Haley Stark, Reporter
December 2, 2022

Editor Note: Corrected on Thursday, December 8th at 4:45pm. As part of Oregon State University’s Information and Technology’s October campaign for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, multiple signs were...

An aerial dancing member of the Flynn Creek Circus performs above an audience.

Flynn Creek Circus enters its 20th year, heading to Corvallis

Olyvia Neal, News Contributor
September 20, 2022

Founded in 2002, the Flynn Creek Circus has been entertaining the pacific northwest for twenty years now and this September, the people of Corvallis have an opportunity to see their 2022 show.  The...

Chef J.D. Monroe (left) with owner Waylon Pickett (right) displaying the Benton To Go box in front of Old World Deli.

Benton To Go reusable container program launches at nine local restaurants

Haley Stark, News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Partially inspired by Oregon State University’s Eco2Go program, Benton To Go’s new green reusable takeout boxes have arrived in select Corvallis and Philomath restaurants. Available for a one-time...

Shanon Anderson, chief of OSU department of public safety, in front of the new speed measuring sign outside of the public safety office Tuesday afternoon. The sign will be deployed on OSU campus to calm traffic and collect general traffic data.

OSU Public Safety Department acquires new device for traffic safety

Katelyn Livermore, News Contriubutor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University Public Safety Department in Corvallis has acquired a new portable radar message sign called the SpeedALERT 24 for fall term.  There are advanced plans in effect for public...

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