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A group of Oregon State University student-athletes lead a protest for Black Lives Matter on June 7, 2020. Although Juneteenth is now a recognized holiday at OSU and federally in the United States, the institution still has significant work to do for Black liberation, according to Madison Ellsworth, a fourth-year business management student and co-president of DamChange.

Juneteenth ‘is American history,’ and work should ‘not stop at symbolic victories’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 19, 2021

Oregon State University recognized Juneteenth as a university holiday for the first time this year, and though this is a milestone, Black community members highlight that there is much more work to be...

A group of Oregon State University student-athletes lead a protest for Black Lives Matter on June 7, 2020. Although Juneteenth is now a recognized holiday at OSU and federally in the United States, the institution still has significant work to do for Black liberation, according to Madison Ellsworth, a fourth-year business management student and co-president of DamChange.

Juneteenth ‘is American history,’ and work should ‘not stop at symbolic victories’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 19, 2021

Oregon State University recognized Juneteenth as a university holiday for the first time this year, and though this is a milestone, Black community members highlight that there is much more work to be...

OSU’s Black Student Union walks off campus near the campus gates.

The impact of the walkout, 50 years later

Jada Krening, News Reporter
June 3, 2019

In 1969, African American student Fred Milton was cut from the Oregon State University football team for refusing to cut his hair and beard, despite his coach’s insistence. This control and forced conformity...

Corvallis Winter 2018 demographics

Community members recognize importance of conversations on race

Erica Baldwin, News Contributor
April 2, 2018

Individuals encouraged to learn about communities outside their own.24.7 percent of Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus population are U.S. minorities, according to the OSU enrollment census of...

Aja Rayburn, a freshman at OSU majoring in philosophy and business management, makes a vegetable yellow curry for herself and friends. 

Cultural meals tie together communities, create connections

Angel Xuan Le, News Contributor
March 12, 2018

UHDS, local markets, Global Community Kitchen provide traditional foods, ingredients.Born and raised close to the ocean in Sumatra, Indonesia, Pyrena Luhur grew up predominantly on fish dishes that were...

(left to right) OSU faculty Micknai Arefaine, Elizabeth Kaweesa, Shelley Moon, Jason Thomas, Jamar Bean, Dorian Smith were recognized for their outstanding work in helping the black community and the BCC.

Black History Month honors achievements, shares stories

Sydney Sullivan, News Contributor
February 4, 2018

OSU will host several campus events throughout February“We can talk about black history 365 days a year, it’s not just one month,” said Terrance Harris, assistant director of the Lonnie B. Harris...

The BCC is located on Memorial Place, near Monroe Avenue. 

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center

Avalon Kelly News Contributor
September 15, 2017

In 1969, an Oregon State University football player was kicked off the team for refusing to shave his afro and sideburns. This lead to an uproar among the African-American students on campus.As a result,...

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