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Sarah Hirsch, third-year studying bioengineering, makes pasta at McNary Dining with Cook Josh Archuletta. Hirsch works on campus to help pay for her college education. 

Students holding on-campus jobs experience unique benefits, drawbacks

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

Oregon State University offers ample opportunities for students to gain experience with part-time jobs on campus with outlets like University Housing and Dining Services and the Memorial Union, among others.There...

Paper Straws

Campus switches to paper straws to reduce waste

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
October 1, 2018

Oregon State University has over 20 restaurants on campus under University Housing and Dining Services and Memorial Union Retail Services. The nine MURFS restaurants alone used 235,000 plastic straws last...

A music classroom in Benton Hall uses foldable writing chairs for students to sit in. Some who use the facility say the building was not designed for music education.

OSU plans to elevate arts with modern facility

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
June 25, 2018

Anonymous donation and fundraising efforts lead to upgrades for the School of Arts and CommunicationOregon State University’s School of Arts and Communication, home to the art, music, new media communications...

Blue Emergency Light

Emergency blue lights provide nighttime safety

Stefanie Gamboa, Practicum Contributor
May 21, 2018

OSU Corvallis campus ranked safest college campus in country.Universities and colleges have been installing blue light systems throughout campuses for a number of years. These emergency lights allow students,...

Students enjoy the spring weather near the OSU brick mall, looking south at the Student Experience Center Plaza, on Thursday, April 26.

Spring Family Weekend fosters inclusivity

Stefanie Gamboa, Practicum Contributor
April 30, 2018

Several events provided for students, families to explore campus.Oregon State University’s 94th iteration of Spring Family Weekend kicks off May 4.The tradition began in 1924 as a day dedicated solely...

Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, Corvallis School Board vice chair, holds up promotional material for Measure 2-113. The measure is part of the May 15 election for residents in Linn and Benton Counties.

Corvallis School District requests funding to renovate schools

Stefanie Gamboa, Practicum Contributor
April 23, 2018

Measure 2-113 allocates funds for modernizing, expanding public schools.Over $199 million has the potential to fund the Corvallis School District if the proposed ballot Measure 2-113 is passed this upcoming...

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