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Students eat, study and gather together in the Memorial Union lounge on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 8. With higher enrollment numbers among the general student population as well as students of color, study spots such as the MU are often crowded.

OSU continues to grow student population and diversity

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 17, 2021

Oregon State University’s student population has reached record high numbers entering the new school year in both the size and diversity of students attending.  The unofficial count of students across...

After the end of the war in Afghanistan, local concerned citizens are asking community members to consider the effects on Afghan refugees and veterans. The Benton County Veterans Memorial located in Corvallis, Ore. memorializes local veterans from World War I to present day.

Corvallis community reflects on Afghanistan war aftermath

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 20, 2021

Concerned Corvallis, Ore. community members hope the end of the war in Afghanistan will raise public awareness surrounding military sacrifice and global morality.  News stories flooded the media during...

The light of the greenhouse shines differently on different plots of hemp growing in the west greenhouse. This experiment shows how much light is needed for hemp to be productive, and could influence which climates can sustainably grow hemp around the world.

Oregon State University announces Global Hemp Innovation Center

Shi Violet Herring
July 15, 2019

According to Oregon State University professor Jay Noller, the Global Hemp Innovation Center was launched on June 13, encompassing over 40 faculty members from 20 different disciplines across campus and...

renters insurance

Renters insurance can prevent surprise bills

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 18, 2019

For the cost of around $10-15 per month, students living off-campus can protect their personal belongings and property in cases of perils like theft, vandalism and fire and water damage with a renters...

Broken Yolk serves community for 10 years

Kevin Connelly, Practicum Contributor
May 8, 2017

On any given weekend morning, a crowd of people can be seen standing on the intersection of 3rd Street and Monroe Avenue, all waiting for their turn at one of Corvallis’ breakfast restaurants, The Broken...

Rishi Seshadri (center) leads a SHAB meeting early Tuesday morning in the Memorial Union. He and his fellow board members constitute the first group which reviews Student Health Services budgets. 

Health on a budget

Jack Steindorf, News Contributor
April 3, 2017

Student Health Advisory Board promotes health at OSU, reviews SHS fundingOregon State University students not only have a say in who represents them on campus, but also where their student fees are allocated.The...

INTO OSU houses international students, eases adjustment to college life

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
February 20, 2017

Figuring out where to live can be an incredible burden on any Oregon State University student, but international students specifically face a unique set of challenges. The biggest problems for international...

Members of the FIRST! Program meet during a mixer on Thursday, Feb. 2nd. The program consists of first generation college students and their mentors.

FIRST! Program creates opportunities for first-generation college students

Erin Dose News Contributor
February 13, 2017

Ninety-three Oregon State University undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty gathered in the Memorial Union Horizon Room on Thursday, Feb. 2. They represented many different majors, ages,...

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