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Update: OSU student involved in pedestrian hit and run

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2022

Oregon State University student is in fair condition and a vehicle of interest is identified in the investigation of the Sept. 26 crash near NW 26th and Harrison Blvd.  As of Thursday morning Aliyah...

OSU student involved in pedestrian hit and run

Riley LeCocq, Editor-In-Chief
September 27, 2022

An Oregon State University student suffered extensive injuries following a hit and run crash on Sept. 26, near NW 26th Street and NW Harrison Blvd. The pedestrian was identified as 21-year-old Aliyah...

An aerial dancing member of the Flynn Creek Circus performs above an audience.

Flynn Creek Circus enters its 20th year, heading to Corvallis

Olyvia Neal, News Contributor
September 20, 2022

Founded in 2002, the Flynn Creek Circus has been entertaining the pacific northwest for twenty years now and this September, the people of Corvallis have an opportunity to see their 2022 show.  The...

Oleg Volkov, a computer science and mathematics major at University of Oregon.Doing various activities to contribute to mental health and wellness including working out at Dixon recreation center on September 5, 2022.

Personal health: The importance of self-care

Cassidy Hicks , Columnist
September 20, 2022

It may feel impossible to get anything done while taking care of yourself; making self-care a routine can go a long way in being able to set and keep your priorities. Self-care is something that everyone...

The entrance to the Pride center, photographed on September 9, 2022. The new temporary location for the Pride center and SOL is in room 112 in the Student Experience Center.

Pride Center: A Home away from home

Lara Rivera, Assistant Editor
September 19, 2022

Home is where old furniture is.  Many describe the Pride Center as giving you a  warm feeling walking in, others describe it as a home away from home.  Julian Clarke, Leadership liaison of the...

Shanon Anderson, chief of OSU department of public safety, in front of the new speed measuring sign outside of the public safety office Tuesday afternoon. The sign will be deployed on OSU campus to calm traffic and collect general traffic data.

OSU Public Safety Department acquires new device for traffic safety

Katelyn Livermore , News Contriubutor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University Public Safety Department in Corvallis has acquired a new portable radar message sign called the SpeedALERT 24 for fall term.  There are advanced plans in effect for public...

The main grandstands of the new west side of Reser Stadium during construction on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in Corvallis Oregon. The projected capacity of the new west side is anticipated to be around 8,500 seats.

Reser Construction is set to finish on August 3

Benjamin Rabbino, Sport Chief
September 19, 2022

With the conclusion of the Reser Stadium arriving in August 2023, Beaver fans will have more to look forward to than an improved atmosphere, extending to a seamless stadium food experience. January...

Resident Assistant (RA), Emily Padrow (she/her), stands in front of her assigned hall, McNary Hall, on Sept. 15 in Corvallis, Ore. This is Padrow’s first year as an RA and the first time that the university has cut off admittance (admittance cutoff was May 1, 2022).

OSU admits record number of students for fall 2022

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2022

Oregon State University's Corvallis campus expects to welcome a record number of students this fall, causing cramped on-campus housing. “We are definitely expecting a record number of new incoming...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and began the position as president on Sept. 9, 2022.

‘The student is the heart of our operation’ says Murthy

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University president reaffirmed the focus on the student and OSU as a land grant institution at a press conference on Monday Sept. 12. Murthy assumed office on Friday Sept. 9, before...

Image courtesy of the City of Corvallis.

Police chief of Corvallis to retire, replacement to take over in late December

Cassidy Hicks , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Jason Harvey has been appointed the new Chief of Police in Corvallis, taking over for now retiring Chief Nick Hurley in late December 2022. Hurley has been on the force since 1995, when he started as...

In this image from Feb. 2022 is one of the Corvallis Buses that are planned to be replaced by EVs in the future by CTS.

Two new electric buses to cruise Corvallis by 2023, helping sustainability goals

Adriana Gutierrez, Copy Editor
September 19, 2022

The Corvallis Transit System just received a $2.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase two electric buses and a dedicated charging depot. This year, Corvallis was the only...

OSU will not be mandating COVID-19 testing before moving into the dorms, however students are advised to get vaccinated if they have not already and take an at-home COVID-19 test before move-in.

COVID-19 policies for 2022-2023 move-in

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Last September, Reser Stadium was filled with thousands of new Oregon State University students, not to watch Beavers football, but to take COVID-19 tests before moving into the dorms. Sept. 17-20 marks...

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