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Corvallis City Manager, Mark Shepard, stands outside of Corvallis City Hall and discusses what the role of City Manager looks like. The City Managers Office ensures the City runs effectively and efficiently to achieve what Corvallis community members, through the City Council, want to accomplish with the resources available.

Oregon expected to have hotter than average summer temperatures

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
July 24, 2021

August temperatures are expected to be hotter than normal this year, but the Willamette Valley is unlikely to experience a heat wave of large magnitude during the late summer. The last weekend of June...

On March 20, 2021 Portland residents gather to march against the three shootings in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. The shootings in Atlanta killed eight people, six of them Asian women.

Portland candlelight vigil honors Atlanta victims, adamantly opposes hate crimes towards all Asian Americans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 22, 2021

Hundreds gathered at the Salmon Street Springs Fountain in downtown Portland at the intersection of Naito Parkway to honor the eight victims of the Atlanta, Ga. spa killings—six of whom were Asian women. The...

Local residents march through downtown Corvallis, Ore. holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Black Lives Matter movement passes 100 consecutive days of protests; community, students speak out about racial injustice

Patience Womack and Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributors
September 9, 2020

Oregon State University students, Corvallis, Ore. community members and Oregon residents aim to spread awareness about racial inequalities in their communities in order to incite change and support the...

Employees of Portland businesses expressed weariness returning to work following nation-wide shutdowns due to the pandemic as well as looting sparked by the deaths of George Floyd and the many other victims of police brutality and systematic racism. 

Workers feel wary returning to work during pandemic, looting

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 15, 2020

COVID-19 has pushed most businesses and its employees into remote work or no work at all. With the killing of George Floyd and the many other victims of police brutality and systematic racism, protests...

Portland named finalist to host future Women’s Basketball NCAA Final Four, National Championship

Portland, Ore. was recently selected as a finalist by the NCAA as a possible city to host the Women’s Basketball Final Four in either the 2025 or 2026 season.The announcement comes off the heels of Portland...

Oregon States offense battles against the Oklahoma defense in a game where the Beavers struggled to secure baskets. 

Oregon State Basketball drops Moda Center matchup

Soren Carr, Orange Media Network
November 18, 2019

The Oregon State Beavers Basketball team lost to the Oklahoma Sooners 77-69 on Monday, Nov. 11 as they were one of four teams featured in the third annual Phil Knight Invitational at the Moda Center in...

Junior infielder Beau Philip celebrates as his teammate, redshirt-sophomore Alex McGarry, slides into home plate.

No. 11 OSU Baseball beats Pilots, ends Tuesday game drought

Evan Baughman, Sports Contributor
May 14, 2019

Oregon State Baseball defeated the Portland Pilots on Tuesday night at Goss Stadium, with a final score of 4-3. This was the first Tuesday game OSU had won since they slipped by Oregon, 7-6, at home on...

A woman walks through the Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) field hospital compound inside the United Nations Protection of Civilians Site near Bentiu, South Sudan. The camp is home to more than 120,000, including many children suffering from severe malnutrition, malaria, tuberculosis and diarrhea.

OSU honors alumnus photojournalist killed in war zone

Jada Krening, News Reporter
April 15, 2019

An exhibition of National Public Radio photojournalist David Gilkey’s work, entitled ‘Reporters Without Borders and Pictures on the Radio present: A Tribute To David Gilkey’, will be on display at...

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OSU Women’s Soccer takes down WOU in spring opener

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
April 11, 2019

Oregon State Women’s Soccer took down Western Oregon University in their first spring season exhibition match on Thursday night at Student Legacy Park with a final score of 3-0.According to OSU Head...

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Oregon’s Racist Past: A History

Jada Krening, News Contributor
February 11, 2019

Oregon entered statehood as a free state 160 years ago on Feb. 14, 1859. However, its origin is steeped in racial discrimination. A clause of the state’s constitution that was set in place upon its entry...

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OSU Portland Center opens

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

In late September of 2018, the OSU Portland Center launched operations, with a focus on hybrid-learning, aiming to create a hub of innovative education in the Portland area.OSU is expanding its well-established...

Oregon State and Idaho swimmers swim neck-and-neck to try and grab a win for their team. The Beavers were the ones to walk away victorious from the meet with a final score of 159.5-96.5.

Oregon State Swimming stays afloat over Vandals

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
February 2, 2019

On Saturday morning, the Oregon State swim team beat the University of Idaho in a Dual Meet at the Osborn Aquatic Center with a final score of 159.5-96.5.The win puts the Beavers' overall record at 4-7...

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