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Many Oregon State students apart from the Veterinary school help out with the Cat and Dog street fair at Avery Park in Corvallis OR on May 18 2024.

Street Dawgs and Cats Fair offers care to unhoused pets

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

Barks and meows echoed throughout Avery Park at the Street Dawgs and Cats Care Fair on May 18.  The event provided free care and supplies for pets of those in need, including vaccinations, deworming...

Bowl Shred event commemorates new skate bowl

Bowl Shred event commemorates new skate bowl

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
May 1, 2024

Skaters of all ages took turns dropping into the brand new, 2,812 square foot bowl at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park on Saturday, April 27. The event, called Bowl Shred, commemorated the bowl’s opening...

A mother and her children enter the Planet Palooza Earth Day Celebration at the Corvallis, OR Community Center on Saturday, April 20.

Planet Palooza celebrates Earth Day and sustainable solutions

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
April 24, 2024

A coalition of marchers 130 strong wearing paper mache animal masks paraded to the beat of a drum in Chintimini Park in Corvallis for Planet Palooza, an event on Saturday, April 20 committed to celebrating...

Oregon State Universitys Memorial Union was surrounded with fencing as construction was coming to an end on Oct. 20.

Memorial Union roof lifespan extended following construction

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
March 4, 2024

If you were on the Oregon State University campus last term, chances are you spotted scaffolding that encircled the perimeter of the Memorial Union. The MU roof’s lifespan has been extended for a...

OSU’s Wind Ensemble to hold multidisciplinary musical performance

OSU’s Wind Ensemble to hold multidisciplinary musical performance

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
March 4, 2024

My Hands Are a City, a collaborative performance with music from Oregon State’s Wind Ensemble, student photography and poetry will be held on March 5, 7:30 p.m. at LaSells Stewart Center. OSU students...

Participants run into the lake at the polar plunge on the Willamette Boat
Landing at Crystal Lake Sports Fields on February 17th, 2024.

Fundraisers plunge in Willamette River to support Special Olympics Oregon

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
February 23, 2024

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” On a cold and rainy Saturday morning in February, these stoic words were said aloud––the motto of Special Olympics Oregon,...

Professional Disc Golfer and 2017 United States Disc Golf Champion, Nate Sexton in the barrel room at the 2 Towns Ciderhouse Tap Room. Contributed by 2 Towns Cider

Champion disc golfer returns to hometown of Corvallis

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
February 4, 2024

A metal disc golf basket was not a common sight in the barrel room of 2 Towns Ciderhouse in Corvallis, until one was promptly installed in anticipation of the arrival of Nate Sexton, professional disc...

Veteran Rick Staggenborg sits and talks about Veterans for Peace at the Holcomb Center at Oregon State University Nov. 13. Despite not being Jewish himself, Staggenborg has also been looking into opening a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace in Corvallis.

Local veteran plans to create Jewish Voice for Peace chapter in Corvallis

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
November 28, 2023

Rick Staggenborg, former staff psychiatrist, Army veteran and member of Veterans For Peace, has plans to create a Jewish Voice for Peace chapter in Corvallis in the coming weeks. According to the organization’s...

The Fish Shop brings Oregon fish to Corvallis

The Fish Shop brings Oregon fish to Corvallis

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
November 25, 2023

A neon fish watches over tins of gourmet albacore tuna in The Fish Shop, a storefront on Corvallis’ Ninth Street, which opened its doors Oct. 27. Also watching over the tins is store owner SueAnna...

Judge Lisa Ginoza. Contributed by Judge Ginoza.

OSU graduate nominated to Hawaii Supreme Court

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
November 16, 2023

Judge Lisa Ginoza, a graduate of Oregon State University’s class of ‘86, was nominated for a seat on the Hawaii Supreme Court last month.  The Hawaii State Senate will hold a special session to...

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