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Dac Nguyen (left) describes his son (right) graduating from OSU at Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR, on June 15th, 2024, before the 155th graduation commencement ceremony.

Family, friends of graduates talk about Class of 2024

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
June 15, 2024

Every year, families from across the globe travel to Oregon State University for one event: The commencement ceremony. We asked some of the people why they showed up today: Carrie Hickman, a...

Rachel Dumas stops to talk about what stresses her out near the Memorial Union on campus on April 6, 2024

Student on the Street: What stresses OSU students out and what helps them?

Jillian Boenisch, News Contributor
May 6, 2024

The life of a college student frequently involves stress from a variety of sources. We asked Oregon State University students what stresses them, and what they do to handle it.   Rachel...

First Year Mechanical Engineering major Hunter Goodman (he/him) speaks about his goals for the upcoming year in Corvallis, Oregon on Dec 1, 2023.

SOTS: What are your new year’s resolutions?

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
January 23, 2024

“Get better grades.” “Read more books this year.” “I don’t really believe in New Year’s Resolutions.” With the new year coming up, many people are pushing towards self-improvement,...

Fourth-year biology major Aida Marquez discusses wearing a Hannah Montana costume for Halloween as a kid in Corvallis on Oct. 26, 2023.

Student on the street: What is the best Halloween costume you have ever seen or worn?

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
November 4, 2023

With Halloween right around the corner, we asked students to weigh in on their favorite costume choices.   Name: Rachel Mahler Major: Animal science Year: Third-year Best Costume:...

Anikia Phuvasate

Student on the street: Where’s your favorite place to hike at the coast?

Emma Coke, News Contributor
September 6, 2023

With fall term quickly approaching and summer coming to an end, there isn’t much time left to enjoy the warm weather at the Oregon coast before we’ve all run out of time. Here are some of Oregon...

A Fred Meyer gas station attendant works to keep up with motorists on Aug. 18, 2017. Oregons decades-long ban on self-serve gas was lifted by the passage of House Bill 2426.

Student on the street: Beavers share their thoughts about pumping their own gas

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
August 28, 2023

Oregonians who haven’t left the state will be surprised to see that they are now allowed to pump their gas, a privilege not granted to them since 1951 On August 4, the ban on pumping your own gas...

Lineth Trujillo Morales (she/her) talks about her college experience at the Student Experience Center Plaza at Oregon State University on May 4. “ …I think that I definitely lost a good chunk of the college experience in that time,” Morales said, “but getting to see it before and after kind of really showed that what it could have been had I been there for four years, you know, like, without COVID. So I think, for what we went through, I got the most of it if that makes sense? Given all the circumstances, I got the college experience.”

Student on the street: Seniors, do you feel like you have had the full college experience?

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
June 6, 2023

As Spring Term comes to a close, we asked graduating seniors to reflect on their time at Oregon State University and answer the question: Do you feel like you have had the full college experience?  Student...

Students on Oregon State Universitys campus discuss personal strategies to maintaining their mental health, photographed on April 14 at OSU in Corvallis.

Student on the street: What do you do to maintain your mental health?

Jace Jett, News Contributor
May 2, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we asked students around Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus what they do in their own life to maintain their mental health. Anna Merrill (he/they) Music...

Silas Water

Student on the Street: Will you keep wearing your mask after OSU lifts the mask mandate on March 12?

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
March 11, 2022

Silas Waxter  Majoring in electrical and computer engineering “No. If they’re not required. I don’t feel like I’m at risk, I’ve had COVID-19 before. I’m not very concerned about...

Kieran Manning

Student on the Street: Sophomores, do you feel like you’re getting the full college experience?

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
February 7, 2022

Kieran Manning Sophomore geology and ocean science double major “No, [because] our first year was entirely online and the dorms were super quiet and empty. And now even being back in person,...

Harjasleen Gulati

Student on the Street: What holidays do you celebrate and which ones are you looking forward to the most?

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Harjasleen Gulati (she/her) Senior computer science major “I am looking forward to Thanksgiving because I will be home with my family. I am looking forward to Diwali, that’s a holiday we...

Brenton Snyder

Student on the Street: What has your experience been like being back on campus, and what are you most looking forward to this upcoming term and year?

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Brenton Snyder (he/him) First-year business major “It’s weird because I haven't been in a classroom in two years. COVID-19 ruined my whole senior year of high school, but I don’t think...

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