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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

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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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...

dead week

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...

Kerr administration building

New criminal history policy to prioritize safety

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
November 19, 2018

Oregon State University students with felony convictions may now have to pay for their actions a second time with an altered college experience. The new university policy 02-015 entitled “Admission...

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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...

A confederate flag hangs in the window of The Pillar, a student resource center provided by the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship. 

Confederate flag hangs in window across from Black Cultural Center

Baro Staff
September 25, 2017

A Confederate flag hung in the windows of The Pillar, a student resource center provided by the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship during Oregon State University’s first week of classes. This flag directly...

Graffiti outside the Valley Library that inspired new freedom of expression rules on campus.

Chalking changes on campus affect freedom of expression

Madilyn Sturges
January 9, 2017

Walking around Oregon State University’s campus, one doesn’t have to go very far to see messages chalk on the ground. Chalking has become a common way to protest and spread awareness about events at...

Students work in a lab in Johnson Hall for class

Funding research, impacting the Oregon economy

Oregon State University received 336 million dollars to fund research projects Last year Oregon State University received $336 million dollars in research funding and is one of only two universities in...

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