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Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci, both student-athletes, founded the Dam Worth It Campaign out of a desire to help instigate change around the topics of mental health and suicide.

Athletes utilize platforms to bring awareness to mental health struggles

Isabelle Taylor, Sports Contributor
August 30, 2021

When Team USA Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Olympics Gymnastics all-around final and team final, her decision provoked a conversation that aims to help end the mental health stigma surrounding...

A.J Marotte, Talia von Oelhoffen and Greta Kampschroeder (left to right) pose during an OSU Womens Basketball practice. These three teammates are also roommates looking forward to returning to in person classes and games.

How OSU athletes START their college careers in the BEST way possible

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
August 2, 2021

Most incoming Oregon State University freshmen spend a couple days of the summer participating in OSU’s START program. Student-athletes also participate in START, but due to the increased responsibilities...

The Oregon State Gymnastics team reacting to their teams performance on the floor at the NCAA Regional Finals at Gill Coliseum on April 6, 2019. Due to new NCAA policy, student-athletes can now profit from their name, image and likeness.

Student-athletes to have ability to make money off their names starting July

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 1, 2021

Oregon State University student athletes will be able to make money off of their fame without losing NCAA eligibility following the signing of a bill in Oregon and the NCAA’s interim NIL—name, image,...

Oregon State Mens Soccers Joel Walker. Walker is a senior student-athlete and president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

OSU Men’s Soccer’s Joel Walker is fighting for racial equality as SAAC president

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 10, 2020

“The Black voice matters. It’s been neglected for many, many years, and it’s definitely time for a change," said Oregon State University senior midfielder Joel Walker.Walker, a member of the Oregon...

OSU Track and Fields Sydney Guthrie-Baker posing with a shot.

OSU Track and Field’s Guthrie-Baker advocating for change in Black Lives Matter movement

Sydney Guthrie-Baker is a senior student-athlete at Oregon State, her name gracing the all-time lists in both shot put and hammer throw for the Beavers’ women’s track and field team. But Guthrie-Baker...

OSU Volleyballs Nya Buckner holds up a Black Lives Matter sign. Buckner has attended several protest in Arizona. 

OSU Volleyball’s Buckner attends protests, aligns with teammates in Black Lives Matter movement

Nya Buckner is a student-athlete at Oregon State, a redshirt sophomore on the volleyball team currently spending her summer in her home state of Arizona, and right now, Nya Buckner is also an optimist.That...

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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...

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Krening: Coming to terms with an end

Right now, I’m alone in Corvallis, spending my last few weeks as an OSU student secluded to the confines of my 600-square-foot apartment.It’s been an interesting—and oftentimes depressing—few weeks,...

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...

Kaylor 2: OSU redshirt freshman Brandon Kaylor fights to gain ground against Wyoming freshman Jake Svihel. Kaylor defeated Svihel and secured one of the Beaver’s victories against the Wyoming Cowboys at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 31

OSU Wrestling hires Chris Pendleton as head coach

Oregon State Athletics announced on March 30 that Chris Pendleton, former Arizona State University assistant coach, has been hired to lead OSU Wrestling and is replacing former head coach Jim Zalesky. Pendleton...

Brian Engdahl proposes to Katelyn Ohlrich. The couple has been together since Valentine’s Day in 2013 when the two were student-athletes together at OSU. The pair hiked to the summit of South Sister Mountain in Bend, Ore. with a group of friends before Engdahl surprised Ohlrich with the engagement.

Oregon State sweethearts’ road to engagement

Brady Akins, Sports Contributor
February 10, 2020

Katelyn Ohlrich has not accomplished what she has by taking the easy route. Whether in the classroom, balance beam or now in her professional career, Olrich’s journey has been defined by her determination...

OSU Football head coach Smith encourages the team from the sidelines at Ohio State on Sept. 1, 2018. 

OSU reaches three alumni head coaches

Alex Luther, News Editor
July 15, 2019

Editor's note: Previous publishing has been updated to reflect the correct franchise associated with Miami. In early June, the Oregon State Athletics Department officially opened the national search for...

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