OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

Photo courtesy of the National Marine Fisheries Services (Permit No. 14355) NEWPORT, Ore. — A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it’s possible the Pacific sleeper shark is preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska. OSU researchers say … Continue reading »

Extra Police to Patrol OSU Campus

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you’re commuting to Oregon State University on Wednesday, you’ll see more troopers patrolling around campus. Oregon State Police says there have been problems around campus where cars and bikes aren’t following traffic laws. The goal is to protect pedestrians, so multiple agencies are teaming up Wednesday and Friday to be more … Continue reading »

OSU President Gets 9% Raise

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University’s President is about to receive an annual salary increase of nine percent. The OSU Board of Trustees approved a raise for President Ed Ray on Friday. Right now he makes $485,082 a year. His raise will bump that up to $528,739 a year. Not all students on campus say they … Continue reading »

Utes Outlast Beavers in Double OT 29-23

Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletics Corvallis, Ore. – Quarterback Sean Mannion moved into second place on the Pac-12’s all-time passing yardage list on Thursday night in a 29-23 double-overtime loss to No. 20 Utah before a crowd of 40,479 at Reser Stadium. The Beavers tied the game 16-16 on Trevor Romaine’s 49-yard field goal on … Continue reading »

OSU Emergency Preparedness App

  CORVALLIS, Ore. — At 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 16, schools, companies, and organizations all over the state will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout – a reminder for everyone to know what to do in case of an earthquake. But a planner at Oregon State University says this week is the perfect time to … Continue reading »

OSU’s First Massive Open Online Course

CORVALLIS, Ore. — More than 3,000 students around the world are taking Oregon State University’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The Oregon Department of Education is funding the free eight-week class. “We have a study group in Romania, we have students in Vietnam; we have students in Spain,” said Dave King, the Associate Provost … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help in Hit & Run Crash

GEARHART, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify the pickup and driver involved in Sunday morning’s serious injury hit & run pedestrian-involved crash on the beach near Gearhart. OSP says around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Jalixan Fatamag, 22, of Astoria, was walking on the beach near the Del Ray Beach … Continue reading »

OSU Study Finds Link to Childhood Asthma

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers from Oregon State University say parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove. A new study showed an link between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. “In homes where a gas stove was used without venting, the prevalence of asthma … Continue reading »

Beavers Beaten Down by #18 USC

Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletics LOS ANGELES – Southern California scored the final 28 points of the game on Saturday and the 22nd-ranked Trojans defeated Oregon State 28-10 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. It was the first loss for the Beavers (3-1, 0-1 Pac-12), whose four-game winning streak over the past two seasons was … Continue reading »

OSU Men’s Basketball to Hold Tryouts

 Courtesy: Oregon State Athletics CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State men’s basketball team will hold a tryout for Oregon State students interested in walking-on for the 2014-15 season, head coach Wayne Tinkle announced Thursday. The tryout will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 on the second level of the OSU Basketball Center, which … Continue reading »

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