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Corvallis Fred Meyer announces steps to address racial profiling local NAACP said occurred at the store

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
April 1, 2022

The Corvallis Fred Meyer released a press release on March 30 announcing its plan to partner with the Linn Benton branch of the NAACP to address alleged racial profiling at the store.  This announcement...

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...

Jason J. Dorsette, president of the Linn-Benton County branch of the NAACP. Now entering his second year of presidency, Dorsette said the last year was explorative and transformative for the branch.

President Jason J. Dorsette is putting the Linn-Benton County branch ‘on the NAACP map’

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

The Linn-Benton County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People elected Jason J. Dorsette president of the branch in January 2021, and this January marks a year...

Oregon State University’s public safety officer trucks parked south of Kerr Administration Building on Nov. 23, 2021. The PSO trucks, driven by PSO security officers responsible for public safety on the Corvallis, Ore. campus, can often be seen on campus and typically pick up lost, stolen or abandoned bicycles.

Concerns about structure, ethics of campus security raised by OSU students

Oregon State University’s Department of Public Safety includes armed police alongside public safety security officers
Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University has had its own police department since January 2021, but some students are against its presence on campus due to ethical and racial concerns. In 2019, Genesis Hansen, a fourth-year...

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