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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

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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OSU commits to continued inclusion of transgender students

Jamie Chin, News Contributor
March 13, 2017

Announcement follows U.S. Department of Education’s recent change inguidance regarding access to restrooms and facilities for transgender studentsDespite the decision by the Trump Administration to rescind...

Staff members of the Global Community Kitchen prepare food for the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 24. The GCK allows student organizations to rent out the industrial kitchen in the Memorial Union to make food for campus events. Student volunteers prepare, serve and clean up the food through the GCK. 

Global Community Kitchen allows students to prepare food for campus events

Lauren Sluss
January 17, 2017

Student organizations no longer have to cook for their events within their own homes. With the help of OSU’s new Global Community Kitchen, students can now have access to a professional industrial-sized...

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