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This illustration shows the Diwali diya and a Hanukkah menorah lit to celebrate the holiday season. Diwali begins on Nov. 4 and is celebrated for five days, and Hanukkah occurs from Nov. 28 to Dec. 6.

Hanukkah and Diwali: Festivals of light in Northern Hemisphere’s darkest season

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Hanukkah and Diwali provide respective opportunities for Jewish and Indian students at Oregon State University to build community and tradition. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday, often called  the Festival...

Traffic on SW Jefferson Way was blocked off after a natural gas line was punctured at the Pharmacy Building on Wednesday at about 2:45 p.m. Buildings in the area were evacuated and the road remained closed until the gas line was capped at about 3:20 p.m.

Gas leak on OSU campus prompts evacuation of classes

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
October 20, 2021

A gas line near the Pharmacy Building on the Oregon State University campus was punctured at about 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, which shut down the buildings in the area. According to David Sweeney, the...

Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler will be an official employee until Nov. 30, though his resignation is effective immediately.

OSU professor arrested on fugitive charges, search being conducted for replacement

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that Tyler resigned on Oct. 13. A previous version of this story stated Tyler had been terminated.  An Oregon State University professor and researcher...

An incoming student carrying a suitcase and entering a dorm during Oregon State University’s first day of move-in on Sept. 19. The incoming class will be the first group of freshman to experience in-person learning since OSU announced in-person plans for the 2021-22 academic year.

Students are back at OSU after a year at home

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Students are now officially back on campus, but in-person class and activity guidelines made in response to COVID-19 will introduce many changes to the Oregon State University community. Among...

Kobey Bonin, an Oregon State University senior student majoring in liberal arts who uses a wheelchair, has faced many challenges while trying to find accessible housing both on and off campus in Corvallis, Ore.

Students with disabilities face housing challenges

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Correction: In a previous version of this article both in print and online, Kathryn Magura Krieger name was spelt incorrect. Statements made by Margura Krieger and Earlee Kerekes-Mishra have been edited...

A staff member at The Retreat at Corvallis working in the main office of the housing complex. The Retreat is one of several student-apartment complexes close to the OSU campus.

Local property management, housing companies provide tips on finding housing

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Many Oregon State University students have begun searching for housing for the next academic year and are preparing their future living arrangements as in-person learning will begin again this fall.Although...

This illustration depicts a family living at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Here, there is a student on their laptop taking classes online while their family members are doing other activities at home. 

Castles: Students can find new normal living with family

Christine Castles, Columnist
May 3, 2021

Oregon State University students living on campus last school year were faced with difficult decisions about whether to stay in the dorms amidst a global pandemic, or move home with family and be far from...

Jason Dorsette, Associate Director for Strategic Communication at OSU, can be seen on looking as Terrence Harris, Assistant Director of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. With hate being a pervasive aspect of society Terrence spoke on peace above all at the rally.

The Oregon State Community Gathers After the Derek Chauvin Verdict.

By: Solomon L. Myers, OMN Photographer
April 21, 2021

After three weeks of testimony former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with second degree murder, third degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Chauvin will face up to 40 years...

OMN Writer, Kelsy Valentine, poses in front of the Gill Coliseum with her second dose vaccine reminder card after receiving the first dose just prior on Tuesday, April 16th. Individuals getting the vaccine must wait over two weeks before receiving the second dose.

COVID-19 vaccination process is ‘very quick and easy’

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
April 19, 2021

A wide population of Oregon State University students, staff and faculty are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination and all Oregonians over the age of 16 will be eligible starting April 19. According...

Samaritan Health Services and Benton County workers and volunteers take temperatures of people coming to get vaccinated on Thursday, March 11th. Currently, vaccinations are only available to people 65 years and older, educators, and childcare providers, to find more information on how to apply you can visit Benton County’s website.

A year of COVID-19 in Benton County

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 11, 2021

Today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.. Since then, 18 people have died and over 2000 have been infected in Benton County alone. While scientists point to a light at the end of the...

OSU student film featured in DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 7, 2021

Oregon State University student Daisy Truong is being featured in the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon with her film “I Am, But I Am Not” this month. DisOrient is a non-profit independent...

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OSU likely to return to in-person in fall, with changes

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 5, 2021

Oregon State University officials are gaining confidence that the university community can return to in-person learning in the upcoming fall term, though on-site instruction won’t look completely normal. The...

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