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As Pac-12 postpones college football season, OSU moves fall term online

By Samantha Matsumoto (OPB)
Aug. 12, 2020 5:13 p.m.

Broadcast: Wednesday, Aug. 12

Oregon State Beavers running back Jermar Jefferson (22) breaks a tackle at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, on Nov. 30, 2019. The Pac-12 voted Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, to cancel fall sports due to COVID-19.

Oregon State Beavers running back Jermar Jefferson (22) breaks a tackle at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, on Nov. 30, 2019. The Pac-12 voted Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, to cancel fall sports due to COVID-19.

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The Pac-12 Conference announced this week that it will postpone all fall sports, including college football, through at least the end of 2020. The same day, Oregon State University President F. King Alexander announced that the majority of fall classes would be online. We talk with Alexander about how the college football season’s postponement will affect the university, and how the university will approach an online fall term.

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