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Overcrowded with no place to go

June 4, 2018

Lack of space to house offenders leads to early releases and jail without a 'bite'In December, Christopher Becker robbed a man at an ATM in Lincoln City. Becker was placed in Benton County jail on Jan....

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Opinion: English degree writes in success for students

May 21, 2018

English degree writes students in for success, liberal arts is valuable at a STEM school.The value of the English degree has been underrated and anyone is conscious of the stereotypes associated with their...

Opinion: Women’s clothing rooted in sexism

May 14, 2018

Sexism leaks out pockets of gendered clothing.The fashion realm for women is riddled with messages about femininity and gender, and squish consumers into arbitrary standards.The industry fails to standardize...

Opinion: OSU leads sustainability movement among institutions

May 7, 2018

Bees wrap is the bees knees of food technology.Oregon State University has been a leader for sustainability practices for years and we are the first campus to structure a sustainable reusable method with...

Opinion: Department of Revenue accused of religious discrimination

May 1, 2018

Oregon set the field for religious freedom laws, Montana religious laws.Our country was founded on the discouragement of government entanglement with theological sects and the promotion of religious freedom....

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Opinion: Fast food slows down Americans

April 23, 2018

Cooking culture is dying, garden goodies are here to help.Nowadays, food has become a cheap, quick and a common way for Americans to fill their tummies. Processed and fast foods have become a staple of...

Opinion: Agriculture and aquaculture escalate climate crisis

April 9, 2018

Science and animal activists bite back.Could your double beef patty burger with bacon and extra cheese be the reason the ice caps are melting? Has your sushi roll regimen oh-fish-ally set us up for climate...

Opinion: Women receive global recognition

March 19, 2018

Invisible status of women brought to light with International Women’s Day.Why should we care about international celebrations of women? Why is it important to talk about women’s history, their struggles...

Opinion: Students fire back at gun regulations

March 12, 2018

Activist march takes schools by stormA 19-year-old man, who purchased an AR-15 rifle without any legal or systematic prevention, took the lives of 17 students and teachers in a school shooting at Marjory...

Happy Trails Records is located on 3rd St in Corvallis. Doug DiCarolis has owned it for 33 years.

Opinion: Digital Age music wipes out records

March 5, 2018

Vinyl fights to stay alive, mixed reviews on digital music.Could it be true that music no longer possesses the voices of the truly talented, but of the masses? Has the accessibility to music diminished...

The Yellow Rose Drag Show, hosted by the OSU chapter of the Delta Lambda Phi fraternity, will be raising money for The Trevor Project on Thursday, March 1 from 8-10 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

Delta Lambda Phi hosts philanthropy drag show

February 28, 2018

Yellow Rose Drag Show aims to raise money for The Trevor ProjectThe Oregon State University chapter of Delta Lambda Phi is partnering with the national philanthropy called The Trevor Project, which offers...

Band members of North by North Kendra Blank and Nate Girard play the drums and guitar on stage.

Opinion: Corvallis music louder than ever

February 19, 2018

Thriving music community requires larger venue to support musicians.Corvallis is booming with musical talent, although there is a lack of space for those who relish in the art of musical showmanship. The...

James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck, the two artists of the band Honne, eat an array of food.

Honne presents softer side of hyper electronic dance music

February 12, 2018

Artist utilizes electronic silky style to seduce listeners’ ears.The song “Good Together” by Honne begins to play. A series of crisp snaps shatter your focus and you’re introduced to a syrupy voice....

Shea Diamond is a transgender singer who spent most of her upbringing in Memphis, TN, and who considers herself an alternative and indie singer.

Transgender singer fuses social justice, music

January 29, 2018

Shea Diamond’s ‘I Am Her’ peaks interest in music industry.“My womanhood has always been under attack, it’s always been challenged,” Shea Diamond, transgender alternative and indie singer,...

Diet Cig is a pop punk duo made up of Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman, who met at an Earl Boykins concert. The group was formed in September 2014 in New Paltz, New York. 

Opinion: Diet Cig creates name for femme punk

January 24, 2018

Two friends transition from college band to band of the people.The stage lights are soft. A young girl is at the microphone, behind her a young man at the drums. The speaker is loud, so the sound of the...

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