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ASOSU President calls for student input on resolution for OSU to divest from Israel

Riley LeCocq (she/her), Senior Reporter
May 10, 2024

Oregon State University students now have a direct line to share their thoughts on the resolution calling OSU to divest from associations funding Israel. The Associated Students of OSU President Carissa...

Community, connection, resources are key to preventing, navigating mental health crises

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
May 6, 2024

For many, mental health can be a tough topic to approach and navigate, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether it be a crisis situation, the sudden rise of heavy emotions or a reoccurring daily struggle,...

Senator Jeff Merkley, and Congresswoman Van Hoyle host a town hall meeting at Crescent Valley High School on Saturday, February 21, 2023. Community members asked questions about universal healthcare, free education, and upcoming support for small businesses.

Senator Merkley addresses housing, Palestine conflict in Corvallis town hall

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 9, 2024

United States Sen. Jeff Merkley ended his town hall tour with a stop in Corvallis, where he stressed affordable housing efforts and actions regarding the Palestine and Israel conflict. The Corvallis...

Where to access over-the-counter contraception pill as an OSU student

Where to access over-the-counter contraception pill as an OSU student

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 8, 2024

Opill, the FDA approved over-the-counter oral birth control, is now available in drug stores across the country, but for students in Corvallis, there are limited locations carrying the pill. For most...

A patient gets dental work done for the first free dental care in 2022.

Students, community bring annual free dental care to Benton County

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 8, 2024

Imagine if one email is all it took to get free dental care. For one weekend only this really is all it takes. Oregon State University Pre-Dental  students work with local dentist, Cam Little, and...

Oregon State University’s new ramps
and pathways on campus in Corvallis Oregon on April 4.

Community Hall Slope Project to be example of balancing accessibility, historic preservation

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 8, 2024

The prevalence of red brick buildings and historical structures may craft the visual people think of when picturing Oregon State University's Corvallis campus, but the steep, bumpy and narrow walkways...

Oregon State University gymnast and Senior Ariana Young celebrates after completing her floor routine in a meet against the University of Washington on Friday in her final meet at Gill Coliseum.

Gym Beavs prepare for 49th regional competition

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 3, 2024

Ahead of this week’s regional competition in Arkansas, the Oregon State Gymnastics team is preparing for their 49th consecutive postseason appearance the same as always, trusting themselves and staying...

The Lynne Hallstrom Detrick Concert Hall is under construction in the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts on Friday, November 3, 2023. The Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts represents Oregon State University’s first building dedicated to the arts.

PRAx center to open April 6, Indigenous artists at forefront

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
April 1, 2024

Oregon State University's Patricia Valian Reser Center for Creative Arts, or PRAx, is opening their doors to the public for the first time April 6 in a grand opening, full day event.  The open house...

Free dental care event to take place in Corvallis

Free dental care event to take place in Corvallis

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
March 28, 2024

The Benton County fairgrounds auditorium will transform to a dentistry office for one weekend thanks to Oregon State University’s pre-dental club and Caring Hands World Wide.  The free clinic will...

An Ambulance pulls away from the Corvallis Clinic Asbury building on March 11, 2024.

Corvallis Clinic inches closer to approval of Optum buyout:

Financial instability drives expedited review process
Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 21, 2024

The controversial merger of The Corvallis Clinic and United Healthcare-owned Optum Health is one step closer to reality, following an analysis by the Oregon Health Authority on emergency exemption from...

The chicken is out of the egg: OSU extension service’s 11th annual livestream shows off egg hatch

The chicken is out of the egg: OSU extension service’s 11th annual livestream shows off egg hatch

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 18, 2024

For the 11th year in a row all eyes are on the chicken eggs hatching today in Clatsop County, Oregon thanks to Oregon State University’s Extension Service live stream. The live stream from the Extension...

The Memorial Union is dusted with snow on Friday morning March 1, at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Groundhog was wrong, snow to start off March in Oregon

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
March 1, 2024

Punxsutawney Phil may have called for an early spring but mother nature appears to disagree as rain and winter weather fall over Corvallis. Local weather has turned from 60 degrees and sunny to a forecast...

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