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A photo illustration representing the COVID-19 vaccine and a representation of the COVID-19 virus’ structure. Unvaccinated staff and faculty now have to get weekly tests in hopes to minimize the spread of the virus. 

Weekly COVID-19 testing to be required for unvaccinated OSU community

Cara Nixon, City Editor
September 1, 2021

Oregon State University announced that beginning Sept. 15 and until further notice, unvaccinated university employees and students will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.OSU’s vaccination requirement,...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

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Street preachers engage high school students during OSU campus visit

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
June 3, 2019

For Jodi Howell, an AP Language and Composition teacher at West Albany High School, the street preachers who come to Oregon State University every spring were nothing new. As part of her class, Howell’s...

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Music program faces uncertain future, band director to leave

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

Students are still concerned about the future of the Oregon State music department, despite staging a protest rally on Thursday, May 2 and subsequently attending forum meetings put on by the university...

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Sex offenders allowed to live near campus in highly-supervised residence complex

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
January 28, 2019

Last term, the Benton County Sheriff’s department tweeted an alert about a registered sex offender living on Monroe Avenue, just outside the Oregon State University campus, causing some concern in the...

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Burt Hall fire causes lasting damage, sets back research efforts

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science is still reeling from the damage caused by a fire in Burt Hall that took place at the end of fall term, and subsequent efforts to evaluate and repair...

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Dead Week

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

At Oregon State University, students have long known the week preceding finals as Dead Week, where no midterm or comprehensive examinations are to be given. The week follows guidelines stated within OSU’s...

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OSU sees increase in reported sexual assaults from 2016 to 2017

Lauren Sluss, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

Data released by Oregon State University shows that the number of reported sexual assaults on or near campus more than doubled from 2016 to 2017, as published by the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety...

Oregon State University President Ed Ray.

University responds to sanctuary status

Ellie Magnuson, Amy Schwartz Multimedia Contributors
November 22, 2016

On Monday, Nov. 21, President Ed Ray confirmed that Oregon State University is a sanctuary university in response to campus protests.OSU and other universities across the U.S. staged a walk-out Wednesday,...

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