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Protesters in solidarity with Iranian citizens outside the Corvallis Courthouse Saturday. After the death of Masha Amini, Iran’s government has killed 83 peaceful protesters.

Corvallis joins over 150 protests worldwide against Iranian government

Sam Misa, City Editor
October 2, 2022

“‘Woman. Life. Freedom.’” Anyone walking by the Benton County Courthouse on Saturday morning could’ve clearly heard this phrase being chanted by a group of people protesting for women’s...

Albany, Ore. resident John Kolck proudly displays his sign in support of peace in Ukraine at the Benton County Courthouse on March 5. Kolck mentioned that while he was at the rally, his daughter is abroad in Berlin helping Ukrainian refugees.

Corvallis gathers again in support of Ukraine, sister city residents provide updates

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 5, 2022

Dozens of Corvallis, Ore. residents gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse to support Uzhhorod, Ukraine for a second time at noon on March 5.  The gathering took place one week after an...

4-year-old Belle Baxley holds a homemade sign while protesting in support for the people of Ukraine at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 26. This is Baxley’s first protest.

Corvallis citizens show support for Ukraine at Benton County Courthouse gathering

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
February 26, 2022

Corvallis, Ore. residents gathered outside the Benton County Courthouse in support of Ukraine on Feb. 26 at noon, holding signs aloft and calling for an end to the Russian invasion.  Over 40 people...

A lone American flag rises above a crowd of candles during the insurrection anniversary vigil at the Benton County Courthouse on Jan. 6. The vigil garnered a group of about 200 people.

Corvallis vigil remembers U.S. Capitol insurrection, looks toward future of voting rights

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
January 7, 2022

A year after the U.S. Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, political action groups led a candlelight vigil in remembrance and perseverance of democracy at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore.  Crowds...

Corvallis community members gather in front of the Benton County Courthouse on June 19 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists around the nation.

Corvallis educators hold Black Lives Matter rally, stress anti-racist action

Joe Wolf, City Editor
June 20, 2020

On the last day of the K-12 school year, Friday, June 19, hundreds of mask-wearing Corvallis, Ore. educators, students and community members gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse at 4 p.m....

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Corvallis man pleads not guilty to trespassing, burglary charges

Michael Eubanks, Crime Beat Reporter
March 1, 2020

A Corvallis man who was arrested in February for burglary in the second degree and criminal trespass in the first degree at a student housing construction site has pleaded not guilty to these charges.Doran...

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Former OSU student Andrew Oswalt arraigned on misdemeanor charge, pleads not guilty

The Baro Staff
March 25, 2019

Andrew Oswalt, a former Oregon State University student, was arraigned Monday on one count of criminal mischief in the second degree for allegedly damaging a sign belonging to a Corvallis community member....

Ann Smalls waves to the passing cars, thanking them for their support of the protest of Trumps dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

Protesters express concern over Mueller investigation’s future

Donald Orr, News Contributor
November 9, 2018

Community members protested in front of the Benton County Courthouse Thursday evening in response to President Donald Trump’s dismissal of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.Following Trump’s appointment...

Ava Thresh holds out her transgender flag proudly after her speech about protecting trans rights

Transgender Visibility Rally protests Trump Administration’s plan to redefine gender

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Monday night, transgender activists and those in solidarity came out to the Benton County Courthouse to protest the Trump administration that plans to implement a policy to define gender at birth, reversing...

Peace Protest

The longest protest

Noah Buchi, Practicum Contributor
October 22, 2018

October 7, 2018 marked the seventeenth anniversary of the United States invasion of Afghanistan, but one day later also marked the seventeenth anniversary of a peace protest held outside of the Benton...

22-year-old Christopher Strahan was arrested yesterday for making threats of violence over Twitter towards Oregon State University and the community. 

UPDATE: Former OSU student arraigned for threatening tweets, four total charges

Brock Hulse, News Contributor
February 28, 2018

3:30 p.m. update:Arrested yesterday for authoring threatening tweets against Oregon State University, Christopher Strahan, a former OSU student, was arraigned today at 1:30 p.m. in the Benton County Courthouse....

ASOSU Rep. Andrew Oswalt was indicted on Jan. 30 on two counts of intimidation in the first degree and two charges of criminal mischief in the third degree.

Andrew Oswalt appears in court, banned from the OSU campus, bail raised to $250,000

The Baro Staff
January 31, 2018

In an arraignment hearing Wednesday afternoon, Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate and ASOSU graduate representative Andrew Oswalt was banned from the OSU campus, prohibited from making further contact...

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