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The pandemics impact on the indoor climbing center proves to be difficult for ALI given the enclosed space and social distancing rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

OSU’s Adventure Leadership Institute aims to ‘hold onto its mission’ amidst the pandemic

Kevin Foster, News Contributor
January 24, 2021

The Adventure Leadership Institute’s operations have changed due to COVID-19 which has impacted the numerous opportunities the program provides for students that range from Wilderness First Aid courses...

A student on Oregon State’s Global Opportunities webpage looking into the different options for studying abroad. Some study abroad programs are expecting to welcome students this upcoming year, but few are certain that the experience will be available in person.

COVID-19 impacts OSU study abroad programs

Kevin Foster, News Contributor
December 6, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic worsening throughout the past several months, study abroad programs at Oregon State University may look different going forward.Even with uncertainty about travel availability,...

Merlin can be seen carrying parts to his recently-demolished bike. The sporadic theft—which has left four of Merlins camps wasted—reminds him to only pack the bare essentials as he moves on to a new outpost.

Corvallis shelters adapt to winter months, COVID-19

Kevin Foster, News Contributor
November 18, 2020

With COVID-19 still spreading, homeless shelters have had to make adaptations to their original operations because as temperatures drop and more rain comes in, concerns about the homeless population continue...

Corvallis Police Department is located on Fifth Street in Corvallis. 

Corvallis preparations for political unrest on election night

Kevin Foster, News Contributor
November 3, 2020

With the presidential election today, the Corvallis business community faces little anxiety over growing political unrest, despite how cities around the country including Portland, are making precautions,...

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