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“A Peace of My Mind” comes to Corvallis this week

“A Peace of My Mind” comes to Corvallis this week

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
October 19, 2023

John Noltner’s “A Peace of My Mind” returns to Corvallis this week with hopes to spark dialogue among the community. “A Peace of My Mind” is photojournalist Noltner’s multimedia project...

Allison Sakai standing in front of her installation titled “We Looked Like the Enemy”, hung in Snell Hall on June 2, 2023 in Corvallis. After receiving letters written by her grandmother, from her father, Allison quoted, “In my grandma’s writings, she included haikus that my great grandfather, Yempei Wake, wrote while he was incarcerated”.

Photographer forges ahead despite vandalism

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
June 12, 2023

It was not only the blatant racism, but also the politicization of a personal story that upset Allison Sakai when her photography project on her family’s internment was vandalized during winter term. “It...

 A photo illustration of an Ai generated image (left), and a hand drawn image, on April 24, in Corvallis. AI generated imagery can use text input to generate just about anything you could think of.

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growing sophistication surrounding AI and art raises questions on ethics
Alexander Banks, News Contributor
May 9, 2023

Among other things, the growing sophistication of artificial intelligence has also begun to raise questions and concerns in modern discourse surrounding art, including people’s livelihood, creative expression...

The outside of the Corvallis Arts Center on May 12. The CAC building used to be a church and is over 100 years old, and the center features classes, residency for artists-to-be, a gallery and community events.

The Corvallis Arts Center will host Arts Alive in person for the first time since 2019

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

The Corvallis Arts Center is a local arts center that features classes and residency for artists-to-be and a gallery; this year will be the first since the COVID-19 pandemic that they will host Arts Alive...

A piece by Tim Timmerman (left) and a piece by Tatyana Ostapenko at the Corvallis Arts Center Looking at Us exhibition on April 10. The artists did not know each other prior to the exhibition but their work was chosen to be shown together due to similarities in message and style.

Looking at Us art exhibition aims to encourage hopefulness through hardship

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
May 2, 2022

The Corvallis Arts Center exhibition “Looking at Us” hosts work from two artists dealing with themes of life, death and hope in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and war in Ukraine. The exhibition,...

The sign of FireWorks Pub & Pizza located in south Corvallis, Ore at 1115 SE 3rd St. FireWorks  is closing after 20 years of business and will be having its last event on Feb. 5 and 6.

FireWorks Pub & Pizza closing after 20 years, hosting last event Feb. 5, 6

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
February 3, 2022

FireWorks Pub & Pizza, aka Intaba’s Kitchen, will hold its final farewell shindig on Feb. 5 and 6 before permanently waving goodbye to Corvallis, Ore. and its vibrant restaurant, performance and...

Gwendolyn Mitchell visited The Little Gallery at Kidder Hall on Oct. 19. On Nov. 1, the Universal Languages exhibition will open for the community to learn about language and its objective value.

Upcoming ‘Universal Languages’ art exhibition ‘celebrates our world of many cultures’

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 30, 2021

A new art exhibit is coming to the Little Gallery inside Kidder Hall at Oregon State University from Nov. 1 to Dec. 17 that will represent the universal aspects of humans. The exhibition, which is called...

Art work displayed at the Corvallis Arts Center What Will Nature Do? exhibit, curated by Oregon State University climate scientist Dominique Bachelet. The exhibit, which is a collaborative art-science project, will be open until Nov. 13.

New Corvallis Arts Center exhibit conveys hope about climate change

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Arts-Sci Oregon State University encourages hope regarding climate change with a new exhibit at the Corvallis Arts Center. Many people may see art and science as two separate entities. However, the...

The Corvallis Fall Festival returned this year with COVID-19 protocol in place. The event still featured local food vendors, musical guests and artists displaying and selling their work.

48th annual Corvallis Fall Festival returns, allows artists to ‘reconnect’

Cara Nixon, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Each year, the Corvallis Fall Festival paints a picturesque image of the local community, bringing together the colors, shapes and lines of artists, food, music and connection. In 2020, the...

Oregon State University fourth-year fine arts student Chloe Zinda, left, and Oregon Governor Kate Brown hold an oversize check for $1 million, the grand prize for the Take Your Shot, Oregon campaign. Zinda plans to pay off school loans and invest the money into buying a house or art studio of her own. 

OSU student plans to use $1 million COVID-19 vaccine prize to fund future

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

As the winner of Oregon’s $1 million COVID-19 vaccine prize, Oregon State University fourth-year art student Chloe Zinda said the money will help fund her future as an artist. Zinda plans to use her...

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Seniors on the Internet: How do you feel about having a remote final exhibition?

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 10, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

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Letter to the Editor: Community Hall a ‘vanilla-flavored name’

Michael Collen, OSU Emeritus Professor of Music
October 22, 2018

I recently stopped by the building, formerly named Benton Hall, where I taught for 32 years. I looked at the big new sign and immediately started laughing. “Community Hall? “ I thought. I wonder what...

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