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Students attending school in the Corvallis School District return to in-person instruction this fall with new COVID-19 health screening protocols in place.
CSD will utilize an app called Safety iPass to collect data regarding COVID-19 transmission among students and staff.

CSD enforces new COVID-19 protocols for school year, parents adapt

September 27, 2021

Students in the Corvallis School District get to attend in-person instruction this year due to new COVID-19 protocols put in place by the school board. As COVID-19 rates in Benton...

Benton County COVID-19 cases are on the rise largely due to unvaccinated populations and the Delta variant’s increased transmissibility. Students are recommended to continue to wear masks as an effective preventative measure against COVID-19.

COVID-19 rates increase, Benton County officials urge residents to get vaccinated

September 27, 2021

COVID-19 rates in Benton County had been dropping since January. After a period of decline, infection rates are on the rise again—in part due to the new Delta variant. As of the week of Sept....

Alexander Nutt is a freshman majoring in computer science moving into West Hall on Sept. 19. Nutt moved to Oregon State University from Ontario, Ore. and is excited to get the opportunity to meet new people because he has been attending classes virtually for about a year and a half.

Freshmen move in to dorms after thorough check-in process

September 22, 2021

Oregon State University freshmen started moving into their dorms on Sunday, and they’re prepared to start their college experience after a lengthy move-in process. The 4,600 students living on campus...

The housing market price bubble affects everyone, even people who don’t own homes. This illustration shows the sensitivity of the market.

Students prepare as Corvallis housing market inflates

July 8, 2021

Oregon State University students looking to live off campus next year should take steps to prepare for the increasing price of rent of local housing coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.According to housing...

This illustration shows a woman handing her business card to another professional in her industry. Networking is a critical step to infiltrating the job market.

Job market after COVID-19 looks hopeful, graduating students prepare

June 7, 2021

Oregon State University students starting their careers are preparing for rapid changes in the job market as businesses around Corvallis, Ore. hire graduates towards the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.In...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday and reflected on the process involved in the search for former president F. King Alexander in 2019, and discussed what they wanted to change in the search process for the future president of OSU.

OSU Board of Trustees moves toward open presidential election process

May 22, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met May 21 to reflect on the search process for former OSU president F. King Alexander, and how to improve on this process moving forward.Following Alexander’s...

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Benton County releases CSD board election results

May 19, 2021

Benton County released the results of the 2021 Corvallis School District election on the night of May 18 on the Oregon election results website. The winners of this school district election will serve...

Pictured is Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, one of two candidates for the Corvallis School Board election for Position 1. The other candidate running is Dr. Bryce Cleary. The election takes place on Tuesday May 18. 

Candidates for CSD position 1 highlight campaign goals, address controversy

May 16, 2021

When Corvallis voters mark their ballots for the May 18 Corvallis School Board election, they have a choice between two candidates for position one on the board—current chairholder Sami Al-Abdrabbuh...

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