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Oregon State University students return to campus and Corvallis, Ore. residents and businesses respond to the influx of population in the city. Approximately 20,000 OSU students call Corvallis home each year.

Benton County and City of Corvallis optimistic about student population influx

Local experts encourage mask-wearing and vaccination against COVID-19
Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

As leaves begin to fall in Corvallis, Ore., preparing for fresh beginnings, thousands of students have arrived on campus to pursue new growth in their lives amidst a pandemic. Students’...

Students attending school in the Corvallis School District return to in-person instruction this fall with new COVID-19 health screening protocols in place.
CSD will utilize an app called Safety iPass to collect data regarding COVID-19 transmission among students and staff.

CSD enforces new COVID-19 protocols for school year, parents adapt

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

Students in the Corvallis School District get to attend in-person instruction this year due to new COVID-19 protocols put in place by the school board. As COVID-19 rates in Benton...

An incoming student carrying a suitcase and entering a dorm during Oregon State University’s first day of move-in on Sept. 19. The incoming class will be the first group of freshman to experience in-person learning since OSU announced in-person plans for the 2021-22 academic year.

Students are back at OSU after a year at home

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Students are now officially back on campus, but in-person class and activity guidelines made in response to COVID-19 will introduce many changes to the Oregon State University community. Among...

Oregon State University students returned to campus Sept. 22 for in-person classes and activities. Faculty members express what they look forward to once classes start after a year and a half of remote learning.

Faculty, staff serve as pillars of strength for students as in-person classes return to OSU

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

With the start of fall term, thousands of people are finally able to learn, live and teach at Oregon State University. Triumphantly returning alongside the students are hundreds of their professors,...

Hung Phan

Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

General Opinion Graphic

Letter to the Editor: We want a board that represents our strong desire for racial and gender justice

Dave Toler
March 30, 2021

While some may think the resignation of King Alexander is a final victory for women's justice, a serious problem still remains: a horribly tone deaf OSU Board of Trustees that is clearly far out of touch...

Located in the MU ballroom there is free testing for students which is required for some people weekly. Testing can be important to sign up so you know you and others are safe.

TRACE OSU requires on-campus residents to test weekly for COVID-19, encourages all students to sign up for testing

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
March 8, 2021

Oregon State University informed students that all on-campus residents are required to be tested weekly by TRACE OSU for COVID-19.  According to an email sent out by University Housing and Dining Services...

This photo illustration represents applying for federal assistance. The financial aid is for those suffering financial hardships due to COVID-19.

OSU “won’t have enough funds” to cover every request for federal emergency aid

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
May 22, 2020

With a large amount of the student population at Oregon State University now facing economic hardships due to COVID-19, the university is offering a federal grant to supply students with emergency aid,...

Dow Jones, a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 30 of the largest companies on the stock exchange, experienced its worst drop in history this past month.

Students invest in stock market amidst record drop

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
April 24, 2020

Correction: The story previously inaccurately reported points as percentages and has been updated to accurately represent current top daily point losses in the stock market.Students at Oregon State University...

Doana Marei

Student on the Street: Thoughts on recommended per-credit tuition increase

Canon Wright, Photographer
April 9, 2019

DOANA MAREIMerchandising Management"Not great, I take out loans to pay for my college, so that just adds on top of it, and I don’t really see the point. I guess they’re not really telling us where...

Dam Diverse

DamDiverse showcases student voices

Jada Krening, News Reporter
March 11, 2019

DamDiverse, a blog run by three Oregon State University students, was recently invited to share their work at the Roseland Theater in Portland as part of a show called “Reflect,” presented by the independent...

Soraya Kohm

Student on the Street: Midterm elections

Coral Avery, OMN Photographer
October 23, 2018

November 6 is right around the corner, so we took to the streets to ask students for their thoughts on the midterm elections. Here’s what they had to say: Soraya KohmSecond-year, bioengineeringRegistered...

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