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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 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...

An illustration of some of what Bend, Ore. has to offer its Oregon State Cascades students. After seven terms of remote teaching and learning, the OSU Cascades campus is looking forward to welcoming back in person studies.

OSU-Cascades START orientation sessions remain virtual

Quentin Comus, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
August 2, 2021

Oregon State University’s Cascades campus has begun onboarding students through their virtual START programs in anticipation for a mostly traditional college experience starting this fall.After more...

Construction Project Manager, Jarrod Penttila, standing in front of the new Ed Ray Hall building currently under construction at OSU-Cascades. This building is planned to be finished and ready by fall term 2021. 

OSU-Cascades’s Ed Ray Hall opening this fall, campus expansion on track

Quentin Comus, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
July 26, 2021

As the Oregon State University-Cascades community returns to in-person instruction this fall, students can anticipate taking classes in the new Ed Ray Hall academic building on the Bend, Ore. campus.Since...

Pictured is Taha Elwefati, president of the Associated Students of Cascades Campus. The ASCC and students were involved in the legislative process that allowed for funding for a new Student Success Center to be approved for the Oregon State University Cascades campus in Bend, Ore.

OSU-Cascades receives funding for Student Success Center

Quentin Comus, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
July 18, 2021

After more than two years of lobbying, the Oregon State Legislature approved $13.8 million in state-backed bonds to construct a Student Success Center on Oregon State University’s Cascades campus.First...

A photo illustration of a graduating student opening up Zoom to view the 2021 Commencement ceremony. While more students and Corvallis, Ore. residents are getting vaccinated, the school believes it is best that the graduation ceremony for both campuses be held virtually. Each student eligible for graduation will have a slide that will be shown on the screen during the ceremony. If the student turned in a slide before May 15, it will have a picture they have uploaded along with a quote/message in under 120 characters. 

Oregon State’s 2021 Commencement ceremony to be different than years prior

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

As the school year draws to a formal close, Oregon State University’s Commencement weekend will be a different experience than prior years for graduates, their families and faculty.Commencement weekend...

Steve Pitman, director of facilities and operations at OSU-Cascades, discusses long-range development net zero energy, water and waste goals of the Bend, Ore. campus and what his staff are currently doing to promote sustainability at OSU-Cascades.

OSU-Cascades sustainability, net zero goals prominent in its future

Quentin Comus, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
May 11, 2021

As the current presidential administration under President Joe Biden unveils its national climate plan, OSU-Cascades is addressing its own sustainability and net zero goals through both immediate and long-term...

OSU Sophomores Jason Chan, Kinesiology major (left), and Andrew Talley, Accounting and Finance major (right), studying in the Learning Innovation Center. Masks are required inside OSU facilities with limited and socially distanced seating.

OSU-Cascades plans to reopen fall term for in-person learning

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
April 19, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine being made more accessible to Oregonians and Americans, OSU-Cascades is currently planning to open its classrooms for in-person learning in the fall term. “OSU-Cascades students...

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Dr. Rebecca Johnson unanimously elected as interim OSU president

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 16, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees unanimously voted Friday to elect Dr. Rebecca Johnson as interim president following the resignation of former President F. King Alexander in late March. Johnson,...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss the recommendation of Dr. Rebecca Johnson as the interim president. Johnson is currently the vice president of the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Ore.

OSU-Cascades vice president recommended by OSU trustees for interim president position

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 14, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recommendation of Dr. Rebecca Johnson as the interim OSU president; the appointment will likely last 12 months if approved.Johnson...

Elizabeth Banderas, a second-year biology student, has been appointed as the Associated Stu- dents of Cascades Campus’ vice president, as well as chair of the Student Fee Committee at OSU-Cascades.

ASCC gains new leadership, prepares for elections in spring

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

While the Corvallis, Ore. campus of Oregon State University was preparing to elect the next class of student leaders to the Associated Students of OSU Senate, House and Executive branches, the OSU-Cascades...

Tengjiao Wei, Sophomore of digital communication is checking out the updates of winter term through the new app that OSU Cascades has been pushing around campus.

OSU-Cascades introduces CampusGroups, new app for students, faculty to connect

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
February 17, 2021

Motivated by setbacks in large part due to COVID-19 restrictions, Oregon State University-Cascades has introduced a new service called CampusGroups, an app targeted towards college campuses around the...

A closed off computer station creates six feet of distance between students at the OSU Valley Library.  The Valley Library computer lab is open by reservation only from 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday. 

Spring term to maintain mainly remote instruction

Artur Silva, News Contributor
February 8, 2021

For the spring term, the Oregon State University Corvallis campus will continue to offer classes remotely, with less than 10% of courses being taught in person. OSU-Cascades will offer a mix of in person,...

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