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Beavs win!

GOOO BEAVS! It was a game to remember – when OSU dominated USC in a 45-27 victory this past Saturday. Help us keep the school spirit going by following the Beavers all season, and along the way by attending OSU's Homecoming festivities this October! Check out the list of Homecoming activities below. Photo courtesy: Official Facebook for Oregon State Athletics


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Mingle at a multicultural tailgater | Oct. 23

Celebrate each and every member of our OSU community during Homecoming weekend. At the free 5th Annual Multicultural Alumni and Friends Tailgater, enjoy food with our BIPOC alumni and friends, strike up a conversation with OSU leadership and snap a pic with Benny and the OSU marching band. Then, head across the street to Reser Stadium and voice your proud Beaver spirit at the OSU vs. Utah game!



Who’s ready for a reunion? | Oct. 22 – 24

Homecoming is the perfect time to reconnect with the people and places that shaped your OSU experience. Join us in celebrating the 1970s classes with a reception Friday night and a Decade Reunion Tailgate before the big Homecoming game on Saturday. The Class of 1958 is also hosting a reception, tailgate gathering and a brunch. Can’t make it to campus? Contribute to your class memory book with messages and photos for your classmates.



Brunch with Beaver advocates | Oct. 23

Share lively conversations with multiple generations of OSU leaders, celebrate OSU’s 2021 legislative wins and learn how you can advocate for the university in the coming year. The OSU Advocacy Gathering brings together current and former ASOSU officers, Beaver Caucus advocates and OSU alumni serving as elected officials and policy makers. Space is limited for this free event, so register soon!


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Benny’s Birthday Bash photo booth | Oct. 23
You’re invited! Help celebrate a very special Beaver birthday by taking a photo in the Benny’s Birthday Bash photo booth displayed outside of the CH2M HILL Alumni Center prior to the Homecoming game.

Classes of 2020 & 2021 celebration | Oct. 23
Come together with Beavers for a homecoming block party located outside of Gill Coliseum. Look for the OSU Alumni Association booth to pick up special swag for the Classes of 2020 and 2021.

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Get pumped at pregame parties with fellow Beavs

Members-Only Home Tailgater | OSU vs. UW | Oct. 2
Enjoy game day fun at the Alumni Center before the Beavs face off against Washington at Reser Stadium. Pregame party reserved for OSUAA members only. Annual members register here. Orange & Black and Life members register here.

Pullman | OSU vs. WSU Meetup | Oct. 9
Bring your orange-and-black gear and pom poms for a pregame rally at Paradise Creek Brewery Trailside Taproom, then root for our student-athletes as the Beavs take on WSU.

Members-Only Home Tailgater | OSU vs. Utah | Oct. 23
Celebrate with OSU fans before the Homecoming game at Reser Stadium. Expect fun, friends, food, laughs and drinks before the Beavs vs. Utah showdown. Annual members register here. Orange & Black and Life members register here.

Berkeley | OSU vs. Cal Tailgater | Oct. 30
Don’t miss this exciting pregame rally on campus at the International House, with a delicious buffet and special guests, before the Beavs take the field against Cal.

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Men's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner | Oct. 6
Join us as we celebrate the Beavs’ Pac-12 Championship, the exciting NCAA run to the Elite Eight, and also look forward to the 2021-22 season at the annual MBB Tip-Off Dinner.

Walktober | Self Care with Movement and Motivation | Oct. 1 - 31
Feel healthier and more connected alongside the OSU community during Walktober 2021. Join solo or with a team, log your activity each day and join weekly “whole health” bonus challenges.

OSU American String Series Presents Shook Twins | Oct. 6
Kick off the new season of the American Strings series with a special outdoor program featuring the indie-folk band Shook Twins on the OSU campus or join via livestream. Free and open to the public.

An Evening with Tamika D. Mallory: Real Activism | Oct. 6
Tamika D. Mallory will join Erika McCalpine, executive director for strategic diversity at OSU-Cascades, for an honest, wide-ranging and practical conversation about community activism.

Celebration of Lawrence Griggs, Ph.D. ’78 | Oct. 9
Celebrate the former director of the Educational Opportunities Program as he is honored on the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Wall of Legacy and a student success center in the Memorial Union is dedicated in his name.

OSU Rainbow Connect: Queer History Month Virtual Celebration | Oct. 14
Socialize, play games and win prizes as you learn about the new Rainbow Connect Alumni Network, celebrate Queer History Month and commemorate the 20th anniversary of the OSU Pride Center.

Grape Smoke Exposure Impacts to Wine Quality | Oct. 15
Learn with the OSU Department of Food Science and Technology about the increasing impact of smoke exposure on wine grape quality and the research being done to provide solutions for the wine industry.

Women's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner | Oct. 18
It's time to get the FAMILY back together! Join us as we celebrate the team's past successes and look toward their bright future at the 2021 OSU Women's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner. 

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In the pages of the Oregon Stater

What are the pressures of becoming OSU interim president almost overnight? Who are the Oregon State professors tapped by the White House to lead climate solutions? How does it feel to be the sole first-time filmmaker on an award-winning panel? You’ll find these stories and more in the Oregon Stater magazine, in mailboxes and online.


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Say congrats to some of OSU’s finest

At the Black and Orange Awards celebration, we gather to thank eight Beavers whose numerous hours of creative leadership have shaped and strengthened Oregon State.

Hear their inspiring stories of service at a celebratory virtual reception on Oct. 21. Plus, share a congratulatory message or photo in an awardee’s memory book to help them look back on this achievement with pride for years to come.

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Take a geological journey

Travel back in time through Earth’s climate history in a previous Knowledge Breaks webcast. In this behind-the-scenes tour of the OSU Marine and Geology Repository, you’ll visit geologic samples from the seafloor of Greenland to the spectacular Oregon coast.



Hear from public health experts

Want to reduce back pain while working remotely? Aiming to land a career in public health? Find expert advice in the recorded Public Health Insider series, featuring prominent OSU faculty and researchers.

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Recipes to celebrate Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month

Through Oct. 15, OSU Food Hero will spotlight some of the fresh foods grown and enjoyed in one of the diverse regions in the world. Honor the month of cultural celebration by taking time to explore recipes and flavors at the heart of Latin American cuisines.


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