What the First Week as an OSU Honors Student is Really Like

If you’re an Honors College student living in a residence hall, your first week might have been a little like mine: a mess of community, shenanigans and a great deal of walking. Move-In Day After moving my older sister into her residence hall several years ago, I expected move-in day to be a sweaty mess […]

5 Great Things About Living in a Residence Hall

I tried to research as much as I possibly could before moving to campus my first year at Oregon State University, but it ended up being so much more than I had expected! The following information is based on the two years I spent living in Sackett Hall, one of the honors residence halls. Here […]

Taylor Stevens – Inside Scoop

Honors College Study Abroad – The London Experience! Before coming to college, I always knew that I wanted to study abroad but I was unsure of how it would fit into my degree plan. When I attended the Honors College Spring Preview, I learned about a short study abroad program to London that was during the summer […]

Tiffany Tep – Inside Scoop

Choose Your Own Adventure: Honors Thesis Edition During the Winter term of my freshman year, I decided to take a colloquia class on a whim. My older sister who was also an Honors College student wanted to take a class with me before she graduated, so I enrolled in “HC 407: OSU, Women and Oral […]

Shrida Sharma – Inside Scoop

Beyond the Classroom During Fall term of my third year at Oregon State, I signed up for the Honors colloquia, “One Small Ladleful: Poetry of Hunger”. The course title seemed intriguing because I enjoy poetry so I thought it would be a great fit for me, and on the bright side it was a 5-week […]

Taking the Lead Into College

Here at the Honors College, we always encourage students to push the limits of what they know and follow whatever path they choose. I did that, right up until it meant falling 20 feet through the air.  Then I did it again, and again, and again, because it’s really, really fun. I’ve always had an […]

Seeing STEM Differently – Honors Gender and Science

Though they can seem daunting, Oregon State’s Baccalaureate Core (Bacc Core) requirements often end up being life-changing opportunities to expand our learning, discover new interests and generally heighten our academic experience. Classes in the Science, Technology, and Society Bacc Core category are meant to provide students with the necessary tools to understand the role of […]

Serving Up a New Experience

I started playing tennis when I was 10 years old. I realized soon after starting that tennis was a big part of me and I just couldn’t let it go. When I came to Oregon State, I looked around to see if there were any tennis clubs I could join. Thankfully, I found out that […]

Ice Cream, Public Relations, and the Honors College Student Association

The Honors College Student Association (HCSA) was the first club that I joined at Oregon State. Because I lived in the Honors Living-Learning Community in West Hall last year, I saw flyers for HCSA’s first meeting of the year and that there would be ice cream. The ice cream was what sold me. I distinctly […]

From College to Career

As I am nearing the end of my college career, one thing keeps popping up in my mind: finding a job. I have spent many hours updating my resume, revising my cover letters, and then revising them yet again before sending them off to various job applications. While this may sound daunting or tiring, it […]