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Andrea Haverkamp, an OSU employee, uses her fist to notify students attending Fesers class that it is time for them to leave, as Fesers class ended at 2:50 p.m.

Protesters interrupt OSU Provost Ed Feser’s class for petition signature

William Ross, News Contributor
February 20, 2020

A group of graduate employees and students interrupted Provost and Executive Vice President Edward Feser’s weekly lecture, demanding him to sign a petition. Oregon State University graduate employees,...

Kevin Houser, Ph.D Professor of the Architectural Engineer Program points out the exposed electrical components in Owen Hall.

New Architectural Engineering program becomes first of its kind in Pacific Northwest

William Ross, News Contributor
February 17, 2020

Architectural Engineering has been added to the College of Engineering. This will be the first program of its kind available for students in the Pacific Northwest. The Architectural Engineering program...

Flowers left at the memorial to an 11-year-old girl at a crosswalk on Highway 99/Third Street in early January. This death, as well as others in the Corvallis area in the past 18 months, have prompted community members to call on the city government and the state of Oregon to improve crosswalk safety among other improvements.

Corvallis community members voice concerns for pedestrian safety after fatal accident

William Ross, News Contributor
January 27, 2020

Rebecka Weinsteiger, a Corvallis resident and community activist, says she will not drive to work until the speed limit is lowered on the stretch of Highway 99/Third Street in south Corvallis where an...

Mason McDowell(third from the right), MAPS conference lead organizer this year, standing with attendees of the 2019 conference. The 2019 MAPS conference focused on minorities in general, moving forward, there will be a spotlight on a specific minority groups each year. The 2020 conference will focus on the LGBTQIA+ community in the medical field. 

MAPS conference to include focused spotlight on LGBTQIA+ community

William Ross, News Contributor
January 21, 2020

The Minority Association of Premedical students will be hosting their second conference since forming, this upcoming Saturday. Unlike last year’s conference, this 2020 event will have a focused spotlight...

The annual MLK day of service will be held at the Lasells Stewart Center Saturday, Jan. 18. This is one of many events celebrating the late King.

Upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. day of service event aims ‘to create community and reflect on MLK’s vision’

William Ross, News Contributor
January 13, 2020

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day upon the horizon, Oregon State University will host the day of service on Jan. 18 with the goal to honor and continue the work that civil rights activist King set out. This...

Dan Rockwell and his mother Cloudy Rockwell stand outside the First Alternative Natural Foods Co-Op to protest the non-functioning crosswalk light. 

Death of pedestrian using crosswalk triggers protest to replace burnt-out lights

William Ross, News Contributor
January 13, 2020

On Friday, a protest was held on the 1000 block of Southwest 3rd Street, after a car hit an 11-year-old girl due to a burnt-out street light on Jan. 8. The protest began at 2:30 p.m., with the goal to...

The Sunrise Climate Movement held a rally on Dec. 6 in front of the Kerr Administration building, where protesters demanded OSU continue their commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025. 

Sunrise, community protest with the goal to stand up against climate change, get OSU administration’s attention

William Ross, News Contributor
December 7, 2019

A crowd holding signs demanding action, and chanting for change is what one may have witnessed yesterday afternoon while passing the Kerr Administration Building at Oregon State University. This crowd...

A paper snowflake, representing the upcoming holiday break, is held up in front of the International Living-Learning Center. Some international students will not be able to go home over winter break. 

International students to spend break on campus

William Ross, News Contributor
December 2, 2019

Winter break is almost upon Oregon State University. While most will go home to visit family and relax, some international students will remain on campus.With classes done until winter term, OSU can appear...

Organizer of the protest and OSU environmental sciences student Emily Barnett (far left) and members of the protest holding up signs protesting Oregon State University’s Clark Meat Lab on Campus Way.

Protesters disagree with OSU meat production practices

William Ross, News Contributor
November 26, 2019

Clarification: the title of this article was updated to clarify the purpose of the protest. People in the Corvallis and surrounding communities gathered outside the Clark Meat Lab on Campus Way to have...

Iris Fu, the author of “Gateway to American Economics: An Introduction for Young Students on Their Way,” is 17 years-old and part-time student at OSU and at Crescent Valley High School. She is pictured here in Kelley Engineering Center, where she spent most of her time while producing the economics book.

17-year-old self-publishes book on economics after perceiving a gender gap in the field

William Ross, News Contributor
November 12, 2019

While most students dread buying textbooks, 17-year-old Iris Fu, part-time Oregon State University student, wrote and published her own in September, inspired by the push for more women in the field of...

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