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ASOSU election registration opens with new changes to seat availability

ASOSU election registration opens with new changes to seat availability

Adriana Gutierrez, Reporter
February 10, 2023

Students hoping to serve as representatives for the Associated Students of Oregon State University have a week left to register for candidacy. Open positions include 15 undergraduate senate seats, three...

Contributed portrait of Scott Vignos taken by photographer, Julian McFadden

Scott Vignos selected as new Chief Diversity officer

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
January 17, 2023

Editor's note: Quotes have been edited from a previous version of this story, they have since been corrected. We apologize for the error.   “This is not work that you can stop, or pause, or take...

Corvallis Mayor, Biff Traber, poses for a headshot on Oct. 24 at the CARDV Vigil at Central Park. Traber
arrived to show support and speak at the vigil event.

Mayor Biff Traber retires after two terms, leaving behind legacy of advocacy

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 28, 2022

The Corvallis Climate Action Plan. A local option levy to fund park maintenance and the Corvallis Library. The birth of the OSU Collaboration Project. This is the legacy Mayor Biff Traber leaves behind...

Eight of nine Corvallis City Councilors confirmed, ballots still being counted for Ward 9 position

Eight of nine Corvallis City Councilors confirmed, ballots still being counted for Ward 9 position

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

All Corvallis City Councilor seats were on the ballot for the 2022 Midterm Oregon elections. Of the nine wards in Corvallis — outlining different areas in the city that the Councilor is responsible for...

Corvallis mayoral race continues as no clear winner has been declared

Corvallis mayoral race continues as no clear winner has been declared

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

Approximately 72 hours after ballot boxes closed in Corvallis, there is still no clear winner for the open mayoral position.  Charles Maughn remains in the lead over his opponents Andrew Struthers...

All four Oregon ballot measures expected to pass, two called by AP on Wednesday

All four Oregon ballot measures expected to pass, two called by AP on Wednesday

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

Oregon residents voted for or against four measures on the ballot for the 2022 midterm elections. As of midday Thursday, two measures have been passed, and the other two are projected to pass as the rest...

An Official Benton County Ballot Drop Box in front of the Monroe Community Library. Ballots need to be filled out and turned into one of these drop boxes before 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. Ballot Drop Box locations can be found on Benton County’s website.

Three candidates running for Corvallis Mayor, replacing incumbent

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
October 19, 2022

Three candidates are on the ballot for Mayor in the upcoming Corvallis election. Their goals for the future of Corvallis range, as do their intentions for running.  Roen Hogg: Roen Hogg, a city...

Michael McDougal waits for the right bus as lower numbers of drivers create reduced scheduled buses on Sept. 19.

CTS cancels Corvallis bus routes due to driver shortage

Adriana Gutierrez, Reporter
September 21, 2022

Multiple Corvallis bus transit schedules changed this week, following a driver shortage with the contractors for Corvallis Transit Center. CTS announced last week that several routes would be shortened...

In this image from Feb. 2022 is one of the Corvallis Buses that are planned to be replaced by EVs in the future by CTS.

Two new electric buses to cruise Corvallis by 2023, helping sustainability goals

Adriana Gutierrez, Copy Editor
September 19, 2022

The Corvallis Transit System just received a $2.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase two electric buses and a dedicated charging depot. This year, Corvallis was the only...

Simon Date and developers began the creation of a community app in July of this year for
the City of Corvallis. The app places information about activities, food, and more in the hands of community members and visitors alike.

Experience Corvallis app aims to foster a better community between Corvallis residents, businesses

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 5, 2022

Choosing between the multitude of restaurants, stores and activities available in Corvallis, Ore. has been made much easier with the launch of Experience Corvallis, a community app spearheaded...

Fairbanks Hall, located near the corner of Jefferson Way and 24th Street, is currently undergoing renovations with construction expected to be completed by August 2022.

OSU makes strides to improve historic buildings, constructs new education hall

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 5, 2022

Walking around the Oregon State University campus, construction teams are at every turn. Of the 14 active projects, two include a renovation to one of the oldest buildings on campus and the other is a...

Oregon State University presidential candidates Jayathi Y. Murthy (left) and Charles R. Martinez. Murthy and Martinez are finalist candidates running for the position of OSUs next president, and the winner will be selected either on June 3 or June 7.

Two candidates selected as finalists for OSU’s presidential search

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2022

Two finalists for Oregon State University’s presidential search have been selected and will meet with community members in various formats until the official President is announced on either June 3 or...

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