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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...

Oregonians everywhere are waiting to see what the summer time looks like for Covid-19 prevention. Recent updates to the plans for battling the Covid-19 pandemic are on the horizon.

Letter From the Editor: How to safely transition into a ‘new normal’ this summer

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
July 6, 2021

Across the nation, Americans are outdoors, participating in all of the summer festivities that were shut down when the COVID-19 pandemic first began. Here in Corvallis, Ore., Oregon State University students...

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OSU will not require students to get COVID-19 vaccine to return in fall

Adriana Gutierrez, City Editor
April 22, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that the University of Oregon would be requiring its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine to return to its campus. This has been corrected...

A photo-illustration of historical movements throughout the years and boxes detailing where they took place and when they started. Each photo has been modified from its original format. Photos courtesy of Creative Commons.    

BLM becomes one of the longest social justice movements in history, differs from others in the past

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
September 24, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement, one of the longest social justice movements in history, passed the hundredth day that protestors filled the streets shouting, “no justice, no peace!” in protest of...

American Dream Pizza, a local pizza restaurant directly off campus on NW Monroe Ave. 

OSU cancels fall sports, local economy continues to decline as a result

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
September 11, 2020

Oregon State University’s Athletics Department announced on Aug. 11 that all fall sports will be cancelled, which is predicted to cause a wide-spread decline in revenue amongst local Corvallis, Ore....

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Student, faculty group created in response to new campus police force

Adriana Gutierrez, Print Contributor
August 15, 2020

A new student and faculty group called DISARM OSU has been formed in response to Oregon State University’s decision to implement a new in-house police force, with goals to defund the force and distribute...

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OSU creates hybrid reopening plan modeled after other universities

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 6, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike in states across the nation, universities and colleges are faced with the task of planning safe reopening strategies to minimize the spread of the virus amongst students. While...

F. King Alexander, Oregon State Universitys president, stands on a balcony on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

New OSU president addresses past controversy, pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 28, 2020

In a time of change, Oregon State University is going through its own, as president emeritus Ed Ray stepped down from his position of 17 years, and F. King Alexander begins his first term as OSU’s new...

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