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Carissa O’Donnell (left) and Joe Page.

Legislative politics of the PAC-12 realignment

Riley LeCocq, Senior Reporter
November 16, 2023

One day Corvallis is known as the best college town in the PAC-12, the next the PAC-10, then the PAC-4, and now… the PAC-2.  The end of July and early August 2023 brought rapid news of what has been...

How the collapse of the PAC-12 will affect non-football fans

How the collapse of the PAC-12 will affect non-football fans

Mason Kenneally, Sports Columnist
October 4, 2023

College football is uniquely popular in the U.S. but to fully understand the collapse of the PAC-12 a rare and niche knowledge of athletics is required. It is my aim to familiarize those who might not...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

Cal and Stanford announce departure of PAC-12 for ACC

Ryan Harlan, Sports Editor
September 1, 2023

On Friday morning, two more schools announced that they are departing the PAC-12, leaving the conference with just two teams remaining. The University of California Berkeley and Stanford University...

The newly constructed west side of Reser Stadium, as seen from the terrace on the North side of Reser Stadium on August 8, 2023. The stadium used over 2,000 tons of structural steel in the construction of the west side of Reser Stadium.

Reser Stadium renovations near completion ahead of the 2023 Beaver Football season

Chase Bennett, Sports Contributor
August 10, 2023

On Aug. 8, the Oregon State University Athletics Department gave the media a full tour of the new $162 million addition to Reser Stadium, the stadium’s new west side. The tour, led by Vice President...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

Five PAC-12 Schools announce departures from the PAC-12 Conference in 2024

Ryan Harlan, Summer Sports Editor
August 5, 2023

On Friday, five PAC-12 Conference schools announced that they will be leaving the conference in 2024, leaving the conference with just four teams.  The remaining Four Corner Schools (the University...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

Conference Realignment leaves the future of the PAC-12 in jeopardy

Maggie Akins, Sports Contributor
August 3, 2023

With the announcements of three universities leaving the PAC-12 Conference after 2024. The future of the PAC-12 Conference remains uncertain as more schools look to join other athletic conferences. The...

Photograph of the construction of the Oregon State University Baseball Hitting Facility near Goss Stadium, photographed on July 12 in Corvallis. The new baseball hitting facility is set to be around 9,600 square feet with a new mezzanine level, batting cages, meeting rooms and weight room.

Construction of new Beaver Baseball hitting facility approved

Chase Bennett, Sports Contributor
July 12, 2023

Oregon State University Athletics announced this past Thursday that Beaver Baseball will be getting a new hitting facility constructed for the 2024 Oregon State Baseball season.   The construction...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

UCLA and USC announce PAC-12 departures in 2024

Ryan Harlan, Sports Contributor
July 1, 2022

The University of Southern California and the University of California Los Angeles announced Thursday evening in separate statements that they would be leaving the PAC-12 Conference to join the BIG-10...

Construction workers use large machines on Jan. 9 to clean up debris left behind after the implosion of the west side of Reser Stadium that took place earlier that month. Since the project was announced, some students such as those involved in Sunrise Corvallis have been speaking out against the implosion and renovation of the stadium.

Sunrise Corvallis protests construction, implosion of Reser Stadium

Stella Harkness, News Contributor
February 7, 2022

Reser Stadium continues to undergo construction after an implosion of its west side on Jan. 6, but some students in Sunrise Corvallis are protesting against this renovation. According to Sunrise Corvallis...

Deputy Athletics Director and Chief Operating Officer at Oregon State University Kimya Massey posing in his office next to OSU memorabilia. Massey supports student-athletes at OSU by serv- ing as the director for various Everyday Champions signature programs.

Massey continues to make impact in OSU athletic community, receives promotion

Georgina Paez, Sports Contributor
February 7, 2022

Many know Kimya Massey as the senior associate athletic director at Oregon State University, who helps college athletes accumulate skills they can use in life after college. But not many know his...

Pictured here is the West Side of Reser Stadium during the implosion in Corvallis, Or. on Jan. 7, 2022. The 2022 football season will still be played at Reser, and construction will be finished in 2023.

Out with the old, in with the new: West Side of Reser Stadium goes boom

Katterlea Macgregor, Sports Contributor
January 7, 2022

Earplug clad crowds lined the streets of Southwest Western Boulevard to hear the big boom at the implosion of Reser Stadium early this morning. “The Dam’s coming down!” said Kyle Peterson, a fourth...

A Board of Trustees meeting was held in the Memorial Union on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus and broadcast online on Dec. 10. The board discussed the presidential search timeline and Reser Stadium video board project during the meeting, which occurs quarter-annually.

OSU Board of Trustees approves presidential search timeline, Reser Stadium video board project

Sam Misa, News Contributor
December 16, 2021

Oregon State University’s presidential search will begin in January 2022 and a replacement video board for Reser Stadium has been approved following a Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 10.  The deadline...

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