Archive for September, 2009

All About Sam

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

So since I am not hungry, most of my dorm is asleep, my classes are done for today, and I finally finished all of my homework I figured I would use this time wisely, instead of oh I don’t know playing halo for 99 minutes, and blog about something very important to me. Myself. To […]

Homage to Benny to make statement race or Students could do worse things….

Friday, September 25th, 2009

From The Oregonian: A 7-foot beaver will be tearing through the streets of downtown Los Angeles today, piloted by two Oregon State University seniors. West Linn’s Jeff Woolson and Tigard’s Brian Pavlukovich will hop into their furry vehicle and face off against more than 40 other contestants in the Red Bull Soapbox Race. Organizers of […]

Fred Meyer Night

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Ingredients for a perfect Fred Meyer night A pair of comfortable walking shoes Several decks of cards Patience Several close friends (can be replaced for your entire wing, or your entire dorm) Several topics to discuss An i pod (in case you run out of things to talk about and games to play) A list […]

Convocation

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Everything in life is luck. To whomever is reading this blog, welcome. You have stumbled upon the blog of a freshman at Oregon State University, perchance by luck, and for the next year I will be describing things that happen around OSU that I feel are blog worthy. In the upcoming entry’s I will be […]

Changes to refund check pick up for new/continuing students

Monday, September 21st, 2009

This from Lissa Perrone, Business Affairs office: Business Affairs will not be doing the 1st of term in-person student check distribution for Fall term, as part of our planning to help prevent the potential spread of the flu virus. Direct deposit payments are scheduled for deposit into students’ banks on Monday as usual. But printed […]

How to Avoid the Freshman 15

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Oregon State University has a reputation for being a very healthy campus.  Even with that reputation, students are always concerned about gaining the notorious “freshman fifteenâ€? during their first year on campus.  I’m here to give a few personal insights on how a new student at OSU can try to avoid that weight gain and […]

Corvallis Ranked 7th Best College Town in U.S.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Corvallis is ranked as the 7th best college town under 250,000 people in the American Institute for Economic Research‘s annual College Destinations Index. You can get the report from the AIERC website for free but you have to register to get the download link. Here’s the rest of the top 10: 1. Ithaca, N.Y. (Cornell) […]

OSU information system back online!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

We are back in business! We were expecting to be down today: Oregon State will be transitioning to an updated version of our student information system (Banner) over Labor Day weekend. Since this is a pretty big update, we are expected to be without access to Banner until September 9th. This means that we will […]

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