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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...

Brenton Snyder

Student on the Street: What has your experience been like being back on campus, and what are you most looking forward to this upcoming term and year?

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Brenton Snyder (he/him) First-year business major “It’s weird because I haven't been in a classroom in two years. COVID-19 ruined my whole senior year of high school, but I don’t think...

Oak Creek, a 3.5 long tributary of Marys River in Corvallis, Ore., sits still on a brisk morning on Oct. 3. Oak Creek has a significant impact on the local environment but human pollution has warmed the water temperature and affected the various organisms that live in it.

On Oak Creek, ‘what we do upstream affects downstream’

Ashton McCracken , News Contributor
October 15, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that baptisms in Oak Creek were performed by Euro-American settlers. A previous version incorrectly stated that these baptisms were done by the Kalapuya tribe. Oak...

Workers at Don Froylan’s Creamery in the middle of the cheese-making process. Don Froylan produces a line of several cheese products, some of which are served at OSU McNary Dining Hall’s La Calle Restaurant.

UHDS sources locally-grown ingredients for food produced in all dining halls throughout campus

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

As part of the ongoing Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, Oregon State University’s University Housing and Dining Services aims to support the incoming 2021-2022 academic community by...

 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

College of Engineering Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, Thuy T. Tran, poses on the OSU campus outside of Covell Hall. Originally called the Physics Building and completed in 1928, this structure was later named for Grant Adelbert Covell, first dean for the School of Engineering.

OSU alumnus oversees design of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover

By: Luke Reynolds, News Contributor
April 18, 2021

Oregon State University 1986 alumnus William Allen always had an interest in learning how things worked. Fast forward to now, he was able to play a significant part in designing the Mars 2020 Perseverance...

Keith Raab, Oregon States director of financial aid, can be seen in front of the Kerr Administration building. With COVID-19 bringing financial burden on the community, Keith and the financial aid team are always looking for ways to support and stimulate Oregon State from the ground up.

$7.8 million in CRRSAA funds available to OSU students

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 7, 2021

The recently passed Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act authorizes funds for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II, giving Oregon State University students financial...

ASOSUs office is located on the second floor at the Student Experience Center. Visit their website for more information https://asosu.oregonstate.edu/.

Bridges: Rebuilding accountability within ASOSU

Brandt Bridges, Columnist
February 22, 2021

The past year has brought an increase in awareness to the enduring presence of racism in our country, and the need for radical change to confront structural racism in our communities.People are taking...

Matthew Edwards, a candidate for the ASOSU House of Representatives, has recently been accused by We Can Do The Work of being an alleged white supremacist. The accusations stemmed from a controversy involving his leadership role in the College Republicans at OSU; the group showed support for the University of Oregons College Republicans, who attended a Stop the Steal rally at the Oregon Capitol in Salem in November 2020. 

Student activist group accuses ASOSU candidate of being a white supremacist

Ramzy Al-Mulla, News Contributor
February 18, 2021

Matthew Edwards, an Oregon State University student and candidate running for an Associated Students of OSU House of Representatives position, was accused in social media posts on Feb. 12 of being a white...

Gas leak on OSU campus poses no additional danger to students

The Baro Staff
October 6, 2020

The Oregon State Police were notified at approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday night that an odor of gas was collecting on the south side of the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.The leak was localized...

A Pacific Power warning sign hangs on a fence. Pacific Power is the company responsible for serving Oregon State University’s power needs.

Scheduled campus power outages planned for grid updates

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
March 9, 2020

Students and staff at Oregon State University have been affected by sporadic power outages over the past month, which interrupted some classes. Steve Clark, vice president of University Relations and...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

UPDATE: Vigilance advised after videos of women walking on OSU campus uploaded to porn site

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
June 6, 2019

This story was updated at 7:45 p.m.The Oregon State University Department of Public Safety issued an alert email shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday notifying students and community members that an individual...

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