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Organizers gather with various signs for a walkout in the Memorial Union quad on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on May 5. The walkout was held in response to a leaked draft decision that the Supreme Court will be overruling Roe v. Wade, which was a landmark decision stating the U.S. Constitution protects a womens choice to have an abortion.

Walkout for abortion rights takes place at OSU

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
May 5, 2022

Update: The photo for this story has been changed from a previous photo of a protest that took place on May 3 at the Benton County courthouse.  Students at Oregon State University walked out of class...

The flyer for the Out of Dark walk can be seen educating the OSU community about the walk in the Student Experience Center. The event will feature a 22 push-up challenge to honor veterans, guest speakers, and an honor bead ceremony.

OSU annual Out of the Darkness walk will support veterans

Event to feature Push-up Challenge that will honor those lost to suicide
Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
April 4, 2022

Content warning – story contains mention of depression and suicide.  Oregon State University’s annual Out of the Darkness walk event, which focuses on removing the stigma around suicide and mental...

Third-year Marine Studies major and Leadership Liaison for the Pride Center Marin Monteith wipes the rain away from the Queer History Month signs located throughought the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 21. Monteith is in charge of posting and taking down of the signs alongside the rest of their Pride Center peers.

‘Queer Joy’ timeline walk celebrates the close of Queer History Month

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 27, 2021

Oregon State University's Pride Center celebrates triumphs in queer history with a campus timeline walk displayed throughout campus Monday through Friday until Oct. 31. The Pride Center, one of OSU’s...

An Oregon State University student holds two signs reading “The Audacity” and “No Uterus No Opinion” at an anti-abortion demonstration that took place on Oct. 12. After anti-abortion group Tiny Heartbeat Ministries appeared on campus, pro-choice students began their own counter protest. (Content Warning: other photos in gallery feature graphic photos)

Anti-abortion demonstration faces pro-choice opposition on OSU campus

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 13, 2021

*Content warning: mentions of abortion and descriptive imagery. At about 9 a.m. on Tuesday, an anti-abortion demonstration started at Oregon State University, taking place until 1:30 p.m. when supporters...

The Student Experience Center on OSUs Corvallis, Ore. campus serves as the newest COVID-19 testing site starting Sept. 22. The university says the SEC was selected as a testing site because it has a newer ventilation system and promotes easier access for students.

New COVID-19 testing site for unvaccinated students at SEC

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
September 29, 2021

Unvaccinated students and staff who are required to follow Oregon State University COVID-19 safety guidelines can now be tested at the Student Experience Center or the LaSells Stewart Center. With students...

Josh Brenne, co-president of the Asian Pacific American Student Union, poses outside of the Memorial Union in his APASU hoodie and OSU mask. The APASU organization is a mean for people of similar cultural backgrounds or interests to come together socially and culturally.

OSU clubs affected by COVID-19, ‘feel fatigued by meeting and doing activities online’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
December 9, 2020

Oregon State University students have felt the effects of courses being taught remotely due to COVID-19, but classes are not the only on-campus activity affected.OSU offers a multitude of clubs and organizations...

Pride Center

Pride Center retracts letter opposing Veterans Resources relocation

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
April 1, 2019

The Oregon State University Pride Center released, and has since retracted, an open letter on Facebook stating they opposed the proposed action to move the OSU Military and Veterans Resource Office into...

Craft Center

Craft Center offers free membership for students

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

“Pyrography, Raku firing, Aizome indigo dying, precious metal clay sculpting, borosilicate torchwork, 3-D modeling and printing and more. The OSU Craft Center is a creative space for students, staff/faculty...

DAM JAM 2018 will feature a festival in Parker Plaza from 2 to 6 p.m., and then the show from 7 to 10 p.m. inside Reser Stadium.

2018 DAM JAM artists announced

The Baro Staff
April 23, 2018

The Oregon State University Program Council announced Monday morning the 2018 edition of DAM JAM will feature artists KYLE and Alison Wonderland. This year's event is slated to take place on June 2 in...

Oregon State’s Fraternity and Sorority Life community is made up of five councils with a total of 46 individual chapters. The five organizations consist of the Collective Greek Council, the Interfraternity Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the Panhellenic Council and the Unified Greek Council.

Fraternity and Sorority Life seek dynamic, diverse community

OSU’s Fraternity and Sorority Life consists of five organizations that makeup the larger Greek population.The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, otherwise known as the CFSL, is an organization...

Sam Rodenberg, coordinator for sports program, holds a bag of dodgeballs in her hand. Rodenberg, along with the Department of Recreational Sports, works to give opportunities for students to engage in recreational activities. 

OSU provides various ways for students to get involved

Caleb Chandler News Contributor
September 17, 2017

Student Leadership InvolvementStudent Leadership Involvement brings together hundreds of clubs to enhance the college experience for students to expand on their co-curriculum agenda, according to Damoni...

Amarah Khan, ECC facility supervisor, speaks to ECC members. The ECC hosts several events throughout the year. 

Ettihad Cultural Center fosters community, welcomes all cultures

The Baro Staff
September 14, 2017

Oregon State University’s Ettihad Cultural Resource Center works to highlight the rich culture of southern, southwestern and central Asia, as well as northern Africa, by developing programs that increase...

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