Posts Tagged ‘Dixon Recreation Center’

Freshman 15? Oregon State says it’s a myth!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Have you heard of the phrase the “Freshman 15”? If not, this is a common phrase amongst college students implying that in your first year you will gain 15 pounds as you experience eating whatever you want, whenever you want! But a 2009 Oregon State study showed that the average first-year students puts on somewhere […]

Civil War – Not just on the Football Field

Monday, November 25th, 2013

This week is the 117th Civil War in Oregon. Oregon State will be playing at Oregon’s Autzen Stadium at 4:00 pm on Friday, November 29th. However, in the weeks leading up to the Civil War, Oregon and Oregon State go head to head in other areas of campus life. Every year, OSU and UO compete […]

OSU Ranked 9th Most Bike-Friendly Campus in America

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Best Colleges Online recently released their list of the top ten Most Bike Friendly Campuses Across America. OSU made it at number nine on the list. There are many resources and programs on campus that have led to this ranking. Students have access to used bikes for sale on campus through surplus, at Dixon Recreation […]

Come Celebrate the Opening of McAlexander!

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

A few weeks ago my fellow blogger discussed various construction and renovation projects going on here at OSU. Well I am here to tell you about one project that will be completed this week! McAlexander Fieldhouse, which has been going through an extensive renovation, will open its doors tomorrow. An Opening Celebration will take place […]

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!!!

OSU Mountain Climbing Club on Everest

Monday, April 21st, 2008

The Albany Democrat Herald has a great story today about the OSU Mountain Climbing Club’s famous alumni history of climbing Mount Everest. The article talks about Willi Unsoeld becoming the 14th person to summit Everest: When a British expedition put the first two men on the summit of Mount Everest in 1953, their achievement fired […]

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