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Leaves turning

FRONT SECTION
Women's soccer's senior moment; letters; Al Reser leaves behind a great story, Ed Said on President Ray and music; druggy Pop Quiz;enrollment booms and much more. (Cover-9)

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Features, other sections

Soccer players

SENIOR MOMENT
OSU's record-breaking women's soccer teams finds a fun way to honor its only senior.. (Inside front cover)

Katie Moriarty
CALL OF THE WILD
Katie Moriarty's research fame may have been unexpected but her success is all about hard work and perseverance. (Pages 10-15)

Tractor and farmer
HUNGER TAKES A HIT

Farm-centered organization with distinctly OSU flavor works to feed the needy. (Pages 16-19)

Provost Sabah Randhawa
"I WORK AT THE UNIVERSITY"
An OSU alumnus, Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah Randhawa has a list of duties that befits the length of his title. (Pages 20-23)

 Julyana Soelistyo and Christopher Plummer
IN ESTEEMED COMPANY
Julyana Soelistyo's soaring acting career was launched on stage at Oregon State. (Pages 24-27)

Homecoming images
HOMECOMING; CAMPING FOR TICKETS
Homecoming 2010 in photographs is followed by pictorial evidence of the measures some students take to watch their Beavers. (Pages 28-32)

Student addresses donors
GIVING BACK: UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES REACHING, RESETTING CAMPAIGN GOAL
After crushing their initial goal of $625 million, leaders of The Campaign for OSU say, "Why stop now?" (Pages 33-39)

Former presidents
BACK IN THE DAY: ORAN WHEAT AND YELLOW SCOTTISH OATS | ALSO - MEMBERSHIP MATTERS: ALUMNI FELLOWS, YOUNG ALUM HONORED; ACTING OSUAA DIRECTOR "RE-RECRUITED" BY DANCE
A look at the somewhat halting start of Oregon State's now-burgeoning research enterprise, and the alumni association's interim director writes about how some surprise Bollywood on the MU steps gave her a burst of OSU pride. (Pages 40-45)

Jeff Todd; Homecoming
SPORTS: PAUL VALENTI HAS A POSITIVELY HISTORIC IMPACT; WOMEN'S SOCCER SOARS AGAIN
Paul Valenti helped create the basketball success that led to Gill Coliseum being built; he still has an office there and an important role in OSU athletics. (Pages 46-51)

Class news
CLASS NEWS: ALUMNI PROFILES, OBITUARIES AND MORE
Four alumni profiles plus all the regular class notes and a photograph of a time when the MU was just an idea. (Pages 52-back cover)