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After the end of the war in Afghanistan, local concerned citizens are asking community members to consider the effects on Afghan refugees and veterans. The Benton County Veterans Memorial located in Corvallis, Ore. memorializes local veterans from World War I to present day.

Corvallis community reflects on Afghanistan war aftermath

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 20, 2021

Concerned Corvallis, Ore. community members hope the end of the war in Afghanistan will raise public awareness surrounding military sacrifice and global morality.  News stories flooded the media during...

Jade Carey, a Beaver Gymnastics signee, finishes a routine on the uneven bars for the U.S. Olympic Team trials. Carey, a Team USA gymnast since 2017, earned a gold medal in the finals for floor routine at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 2.

Beaver gymnast takes gold at the 2020 Olympics

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
August 2, 2021

Olympic and future Oregon State gymnast Jade Carey won the gold medal for floor exercise in Tokyo at the delayed 2020 Olympic games in the early hours of Aug. 2. Carey, who was representing the United...

Oregon State University physics Professor Xavier Siemens, right, discusses research with (from far left) physics graduate students Nima Laal, Robin Case, and Jacob Taylor. Siemens will be leading a $17 million dollar effort to study gravitational waves and their relationship with our ever-changing universe.

OSU professor leads study of gravitational waves

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
July 4, 2021

Oregon State University physics professor Xavier Siemens will lead and co-direct a $17 million grant that funds the study of gravitational waves to provide insight into how our universe evolves.The National...

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...

This file photo from Oct. 14, 2020 pictures an Official Benton County Ballot Drop Box in front of the Corvallis Community Center on 26th and NW Tyler Ave. Ballots need to be filled out and turned into one of these drop boxes before 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. More Ballot Drop Box locations can be found on Benton County’s website. For the 2020 election cycle, Oregon State University has reported that over 99% of the schools student athletes have registered to vote.

Oregon State University reports more than 99% of it’s student-athletes registered to vote

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
November 3, 2020

Recognizing the collaborative efforts of coaches, staff, student leaders, and OSU leadership, Oregon State Athletics has recently announced that they had over 99% of their student-athletes register to...

Oregon State University, alongside 19 other universities, launched a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for a new rule requiring international students to take at least one in-person class to remain eligible for their visa. A day after the lawsuit was filed, the government subsequently rescinded the order.

Alongside other universities, OSU launches lawsuit, government subsequently rescinds order

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
July 23, 2020

Oregon State University, alongside 19 other universities located in Washington, California, Arizona and Utah, launched a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for a new rule requiring international...

The Iranian flag (RIGHT) hangs in the Memorial Union on the OSU campus. Columnist Haley Daarstad believes the U.S. nearly avoided a war with the Islamic Republic.

Daarstad: The U.S. avoided war with Iran, a lot worse

Haley Darstaad, Columnist
February 3, 2020

The consequences of the Trump Administration’s decision to assassinate Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s military commander and head of the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, are not good. The U.S. was fortunate...

Danielle Gerding plans to take a gap year before applying to graduate school.

2019 OSU graduates start new chapter

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
June 10, 2019

On June 15, 7,202 Oregon State University students will graduate at the 2019 Commencement ceremony. After graduation, students will move on to the next chapter in their lives. Whether that be a new job,...

OSU Mens Golf member Spencer Tibbits, a second-year student at Oregon State University, swings towards the green.

Oregon State Men’s golfer qualifies for U.S. Open

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
June 7, 2019

Spencer Tibbits, a second-year OSU student and member of the Oregon State Men's Golf team, was recently invited to compete in the United States Open Championships, which will be held on June 13-16 at Pebble...

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...

OSU Swimming member Brooke Hofmann swims backstroke during a swim meet. Hofmann holds the ninth best time in OSU history for the 100 meter backstroke with a count of 56.31 seconds.

Women’s swimming cut adheres to Title IX regulations

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 28, 2019

After the discontinuation of the Oregon State University Swimming team earlier this year, 21 female student-athletes were cut, raising potential questions about OSU’s compliance with Title IX. Title...

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