Built to accommodate a larger YMCA presence on campus during World War I, the Y-Hut was located from 1918 to 1926 in the location where the Memorial Union is today. It was removed to make way for the MU. The YWCA remained in Shepard Hall.
Paul J. Schissler (1893-1968) was head football coach at Oregon State from 1924 to 1932, compiling a career record of 48-30-2. He later coached professionally with the Chicago Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers football teams.