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Picture of ASOSU Senate meeting on May 22, 2024

ASOSU Senate vote not to pass divestment bill, propose another

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

After almost seven hours of gallery comments across two sessions, the Associated Students of Oregon State University Senate voted not to pass Senate Resolution-83.09. Yesterday, May 22, ASOSU held the...

Tents stand and a protest banner hangs at The People’s University for Palestine encampment in the MU quad at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, on May 15 2024.

President Murthy, city officials respond to encampment

University denies Oregon State Police will be involved
Vincent Ho, News Contributor
May 20, 2024

Oregon State University President Jayathi Murthy and Corvallis city officials displayed different tones in responses Monday to the ongoing on-campus encampment. On Monday, Murthy released a statement...

Zahava A. speaks to the ASOSU senate during a student government meeting on May 15 designated to revisit the previous resolution passed by the student government senate, “Call for OSU to divest from the ongoing illegal occupation of Palestine and genocide of Palestinians,” in Oregon State University’s memorial union in Corvallis, OR.

Student government divestment vote postponed after lengthy forum

Kip Franich and Vincent Ho
May 16, 2024

Editor's Note: This story incorrectly stated the format of the next ASOSU Senate meeting. The meeting's idea for a format of a 30 minute allotment of gallery comments was not voted on officially and will...

A photo illustration of a Zoom meeting on a laptop in Corvallis on April 17th.

OSU students say tele-therapy offers more flexibility than in-person counseling

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
May 6, 2024

One of the biggest issues students may face with in-person therapy is that it is just like any other commitment – it requires getting out of bed, putting on clothes and leaving the house.  While...


OSU public safety issues notice of computer theft in Dearborn Hall

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
April 3, 2024

Editor's Note: The name of Shanon Anderson was incorrect in the first posting of this story and is now corrected. This story has been updated from its original posting. Oregon State University Department...

Midday parking at Reser Stadium on Feb 1. at Oregon State University in Corvallis. Reser Stadium is a popular parking spot for OSU Corvallis campus students who commute daily from different towns and cities.

OSU Transportation Services responds to concerns about parking

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
March 4, 2024

Kylee Brown, a third-year studying English and working at Oregon State University, lives in Albany. Without her car, it would be impossible for her to get to campus. However, she finds herself unable...

A Skate Club member grinds a homemade rail in front of the SEC on Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the SEC Plaza.

Skate Club returns to the SEC Plaza as an unofficial club

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
March 4, 2024

Editor’s note: This story was originally published online in truncated form. The full story can be found below. Crack, zooooom, “Yeaaaaaaah.” Once again, these sounds echo through the winter...

Oregon State University students and Corvallis residents gather in the Student
Experience Plaza on campus protesting against Israel on Thursday. Originally expected to be a
protest against planned Pro-Israeli spokespeople in a closed door event Thursday evening, the
event was canceled and the protest was moved to the afternoon.

OSU students protest in response to Israeli Defense Force ‘meet and greet’

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
February 9, 2024

Correction: Incorrect information regarding Khawater Hussein's thoughts on the event shutdown was included in the initial posting of this article on Feb. 9. Hussein said she was disappointed in what she...

PhD student Fei Long (he/him) poses in Hong Liu’s lab on January 19, 2024.

OSU researchers share experience with Sun, Sea Grants

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
February 5, 2024

Fei Long and Joshua Blockstein, both doctoral students at Oregon State University, have had the sun and sea behind them as they research ways to advance humanity. OSU’s Sea Grant and Sun Grant backed...

First Year Mechanical Engineering major Hunter Goodman (he/him) speaks about his goals for the upcoming year in Corvallis, Oregon on Dec 1, 2023.

SOTS: What are your new year’s resolutions?

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
January 23, 2024

“Get better grades.” “Read more books this year.” “I don’t really believe in New Year’s Resolutions.” With the new year coming up, many people are pushing towards self-improvement,...

William Lusby (he/him) discusses his role as an academic strategist in the Academic Success Center on November 21, 2023.

OSU Academic Success Center shares strategies to succeed in new year

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
January 23, 2024

Azerie Castro Morera, a first-year mechanical and manufacturing engineering major, is someone who is diagnosed with ADHD, making school difficult for her. However, Castro Morera believes that she has...

Contributed by Vincent Ho.

Fire Station 3 reopens its doors

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
November 21, 2023

People near Fire Station 3 on Nov. 19 may have been shocked to hear the siren go off and see a firetruck start its engines. It was a real 911 call, but may not have appeared so to guests celebrating...

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