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A photo illustration depicting hands offering and accepting various foods, with the snacks being examples of the items purchasable with government aid SNAP cards, photographed on June 29 in front of Oregon State University’s Basic Needs Center in Corvallis. As a means to create more accessibility for students in need, Cascadia Marketplace is now accepting SNAP/EBT as a form of payment, an experimental decision pushed forth by both the Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU) and the Pride Center.

OSU student advocacy goes far beyond just campus politics

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
July 3, 2023

OSU students: do you use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program? This year, students are pushing for expansions on the Corvallis campus, along with the Hunger Free Campus Bill. Advocating on...

The entrance to the Pride center, photographed on September 9, 2022. The new temporary location for the Pride center and SOL is in room 112 in the Student Experience Center.

Pride Center: A Home away from home

Lara Rivera, Assistant Editor
September 19, 2022

Home is where old furniture is.  Many describe the Pride Center as giving you a  warm feeling walking in, others describe it as a home away from home.  Julian Clarke, Leadership liaison of the...

Studio Art major Lee Niemi poses inside the Pride Center at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. on May 17. Niemi is a student worker at the OSU Pride Center which celebrated its 20th year anniversary last year.

“The most powerful sense of relief I’ve felt in my life:” Trans Pride Center representative discusses LGBTQIA+ life

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

Lee Niemi, a community relations representative at the Oregon State University Pride Center, said he joined the queer community after learning most people didn’t feel the same way as him.  “I’ve...

This illustration depicts the details of the Community Care Circle event that will be taking place on Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. kaku-ixt mana ina haws in response to an alleged bias assault that took place on campus last week.

Community care event to be held at OSU Tuesday in response to alleged bias assault

Sam Misa, News Contributor
February 22, 2022

A Community Care Circle will be held on Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. as a result of a physical assault from Feb. 17 that may have been motivated by sexual orientation bias. Held at the Kaku-Ixt Mana...

First-year mathematics student Ana Bacon (she/her) waves the Pride flag in front of the Memorial Union on Nov. 14. The Pride Center on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and was first established in May 2001.

‘An ever-evolving mission’: Pride Center celebrates 20 years on campus

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

The Oregon State University Pride Center celebrates 20 years as an on-campus home for queer-identifying students thanks to continuous student-driven work. “Twenty years of being a cultural...

Third-year Marine Studies major and Leadership Liaison for the Pride Center Marin Monteith wipes the rain away from the Queer History Month signs located throughought the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 21. Monteith is in charge of posting and taking down of the signs alongside the rest of their Pride Center peers.

‘Queer Joy’ timeline walk celebrates the close of Queer History Month

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 27, 2021

Oregon State University's Pride Center celebrates triumphs in queer history with a campus timeline walk displayed throughout campus Monday through Friday until Oct. 31. The Pride Center, one of OSU’s...

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Drag show emphasizes creativity, inclusivity

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
April 22, 2019

With performances ranging from poetry, to singing, to dancing dressed as Patrick from Spongebob Squarepants, last Saturday’s drag show aimed to inform and entertain the audience in an environment supportive...

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Pride Center retracts letter opposing Veterans Resources relocation

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
April 1, 2019

The Oregon State University Pride Center released, and has since retracted, an open letter on Facebook stating they opposed the proposed action to move the OSU Military and Veterans Resource Office into...

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Drag culture provides a chance to speak out

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Oct. 26, Rainbow Continuum put on the Fall Drag Show at the LaSells Stewart Center. Drag is the adoption of clothing and roles of another gender for the purposes of play, entertainment or eroticism....

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OSU celebrates Queer History Month

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 22, 2018

Queer History Month is nationally recognized in the month of October, and the OSU community will mark this month with a series of events devoted to growth and celebration. “Queer history month is a...

The Pride Center welcomes all non-LGBTQ+ allies on campus. 

Pride Center provides safe spaces

Melinda Myers News Contributor
September 15, 2017

The Oregon State University Pride Center is a campus safe space intended for the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual) community at Oregon State University....

Carmen Sutra, Miss Dharma, and Lucielle S. Balls posing for a studio photograph.

OSU Spring Drag Show provides form of self-expression, creates community for LGBTQ+ individuals

Tiffani Smith News Contributor
May 1, 2017

Expression is open to interpretation and can be different for everyone. In the LGBTQ+ community, drag is one of many facets of expression that some individuals use. With this past week being Pride Week,...

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