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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings have been posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With the COVID-19 mask and social distancing policies being lifted in the state of Oregon on June 30, OSU will also lift these policies. 

OSU to lift COVID-19 restrictions on June 30

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
June 29, 2021

Oregon State University’s COVID-19 face mask and social distancing policies will be lifted on June 30, along with the rest of the state of Oregon.Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced on June 25 that...

In this file photo from 2014, Oregon State Mens Basketball Head Coach Wayne Tinkle poses for a photo at his introductory press conference. Tinkle recently received a contract extension, keeping him as the Beavers head coach through the 2027 season.

Wayne Tinkle, head coach of Beavers’ MBB, signs contract extension through 2027

Ben Rabbino, Sports Contributor
April 8, 2021

Wayne Tinkle, head coach of the Beavers Men’s Basketball Team, was up for a three-year extension at the end of this season and was granted another year bonus on top of his contract, Vice President and...

Reser Stadium is home to the Oregon State University football team. Reser Stadium has the capacity to seat 45,674 fans.

Barnes, Smith reflect on PAC-12’s decision to resume football season

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
September 25, 2020

The PAC-12 university presidents and chancellors announced their plans to resume the college football season starting Nov. 6, 2020, along with a Nov. 25 resumption for women’s and men’s basketball. The...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Scott Barnes and Jonathan Smith reflect on PAC-12’s athletics postponement

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 12, 2020

Oregon State’s Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Barnes, alongside Football Head Coach Jonathan Smith, addressed the media today following the PAC-12 Conference’s decision...

OSU senior running back Artavis Pierce (#21) lines up against UO junior cornerback Deommodore Lenoir (#6) in the Civil War on nov. 30, 2019 in Autzen Stadium. With the plan of changing the name of the rivalry, the game is expected to be the last football rivalry matchup under the Civil War moniker. 

Oregon State and Oregon to no longer use the term Civil War for rivalry games

Oregon State University and the University of Oregon have collaborated to discontinue the term  “Civil War” when referring to rivalry games. This decision has come from both universities’ athletic...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Athletic department sees layoffs as budget cuts begin

Oregon State’s Athletic department will reduce its operating budget by up to 20% for the 2021 fiscal year, with the aim of reducing expected financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The department’s...

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Breaking: OSU, UO no longer use term ‘Civil War’ in promoting athletic events

The term “Civil War” has been used to reference the athletic events between the Oregon State Beavers and the Oregon Ducks since the 1930s. Moving forward, the term ‘Civil War’ will no longer be...

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Breaking: OSU Football tight end dismissed from team, cited with racial slurs in video

Oregon State freshman tight end Rocco Carley was dismissed earlier this evening after a video was released on a Twitter account of Carley making racist comments towards people of color and different religions.The...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 creates financial strain on OSU Athletics

It is safe to say the recent global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has affected all of our lives immensely. Whether it be losing a job, cancelling a trip, or having remote gatherings, we have all...

Students participate in the O-S-U chant in the student section in Reser Stadium for OSU Footballs senior night versus Arizona State on Nov. 16, 2019. 

Football and other fall sports plan to continue, with or without fans

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown unveiled her plans for reopening the state last Thursday, and while large scale events are not expected to return until at least through September, Oregon State’s fall sports are...

Kagan chats with players in an early morning practice Friday morning, Sept. 27. 

Wednesday Win: Women’s Soccer historic start in 2019

In his first season as head coach of the Oregon State Women’s Soccer program, Matt Kagan led the Beavers to a perfect 8-0 start to regular season play, which set a program record.The streak started with...

OSU Gymnastics interim head coach Michael Chaplin congratulates an OSU gymnast against Stanford in his first meet leading the team on Feb. 2. Chaplin, husband of OSU Gymnastics head coach Tanya Chaplin, filled in while his wife took a leave of absence for health reasons.

OSU Gymnastics coach takes leave of absence for health reasons

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced that head gymnastics coach Tanya Chaplin will take an indefinite leave of absence. This announcement came days before the No. 25 Beavers...

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