Archive for April, 2009

Do you see the difference? OSU Student Appears on Tyra Banks

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

America’s Next Top Model, perhaps? Virginia Rafaelle, an OSU international student in biology, appeared on The Tyra Banks Show earlier today. According to the Daily Barometer Rafaelle was flown to New York City in order to appear on the show for her resemblance to Kim Kardashian. Viginia is also featured on the OSU Student Events […]

Oregon State University Among Greenest

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Right there up with Starbucks and Whole Foods, Oregon State University tops the EPA’s list of the biggest green power buyers in the nation. There are only five institutions of higher education on the list. Check it out here! …and this just in! OSU is also number one in the PAC-10! Way to go Beaver […]

Kaleidoscope 2009!

Monday, April 20th, 2009

This past Friday and Saturday, OSU’s Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures went off without a hitch. Students from across Oregon were brought to campus with one mission in mind: Go to College. Along with their students, counselors and community organizers traveled to Corvallis to learn more about college including the resources available to them, academic […]

SMILE Challenge Weekend 2009

Friday, April 17th, 2009

It seems like only yesterday that I was in high school participating in the Science and Math Investigative Learning Experience (SMILE) Program. It was ten years ago (!), actually, in which I remember traveling to OSU to participate in the annual challenge weekend. Now in it’s 21st year (they held their 20th anniversary not too […]

Sabor Latino Event a Success!

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Cool stuff going on over at University Housing and Dining Services. In partnership with the Casa Latino/a de OSU, the Centro Cultural César Chávez, the College Assistance Migrant Program‘s Multicultural Community and the Sabor Learning Community, Sabor Latino is a journey through culture and cuisine to help celebrate Latin and Caribbean culture. Entrée menu items […]

Rodgers Brothers to Keynote Kaleidoscope

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

James and Jacquizz Rodgers are scheduled to open the annual Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures (KCC) on Saturday, April 18th with a keynote address. KCC is an annual event designed to assist students, especially those in underrepresented groups including first-generation and low-income, to better understand what college, college academics and the college search process is […]

OSU students save a life…literally

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), three student employees of the Dixon Recreation Center and another student successfully resuscitated a heart attack victim who was using the Dixon facilities. More details here and here. Well done, Miles Dodge, Michael Tasman, Joey Jenkins and Ben Misley!!!

Are You Powered By Orange?

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

I came across an interesting new site called “Powered By Orange.” It has some pretty cool stuff on it that’s worth taking a look at. My favorite part? Check out the link to the flickr page for Benny on the Move. Here’s some video’s I found, one of which features our very own Alex Beck […]

OSU Housing and Dining wins award for Dining Excellence!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

One of the most common questions I get from prospective students besides admission requirements and costs is: “how’s the food?” I’ve always known that the food at OSU is excellent but now UHDS boasts a very prestigious award to back up what our tastebuds have been telling us for years. From Life @ OSU: Housing […]

Coach Robinson picks Michigan State to win it all

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Just a quick video of a short interview Coach Robinson did on the CBS Early Show this morning. Coach Rob talked about the amazing resurgence of the OSU program this year and then got a chance to share his pick for tonight’s championship game. CR picked Michigan State which made the Blog staff writers very […]

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