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A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

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Letter To The Editor: Does CPD care?

Millicent Durand
November 12, 2021

Last month, a trans woman was assaulted and had her nose broken outside the 7/11 on Kings by two men. Since then, despite them being identified and their faces plastered all over social media, the CPD...

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OSU Board of Trustees opens review of 2019 hiring process

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
May 4, 2021

Oregon State University Board of Trustees Chair Rani Borkar said the board will be reviewing its 2019 hiring process, which resulted in the hiring of former OSU President, F. King Alexander. Alexander,...

Brigetta Olson, a low-income housing developer for the city of Corvallis, can be seen in front of the Corvallis City Hall. With Covid-19 putting peoples housing at risk, their is resources for tenants to resolve disputes with local landlords.

City of Corvallis offers rental assistance

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

With lease renewal season around the corner, and the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, the City of Corvallis and their community partners offer several services to assist low income families. Brigetta...

Sign in front of the Kerr Administration Building at the corner of NW 15th St. & Jefferson Way. This campus building deals with Oregon States finance and administration within the school. 

OSU Board of Trustees approves new tuition increase

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 2, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday to approve a new increase of tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year.The increase will be 2.5% for continuing undergraduates, and 4% for new...

Edward Feser, OSU provost, has been appointed interim president until an acting president can be appointed. In addition to being provost, Feser is a professor of public policy. 

Alexander placed on administrative leave until resignation date; Edward Feser appointed as interim president

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 23, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Clarification: Alexander was paid a sum of $670,000 to terminate his contract with the university. Part of the...

Archived Photo of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander

F. King Alexander resigns following public outcry

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 23, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault. F. King Alexander has put in his letter of resignation as president of Oregon State University following mounting...

Robert Dampf, chair of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, has sent a letter to Rani Borkar, chair of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees, refuting several claims made by OSU President F. King Alexander.

LSU board chair ‘beyond offended’ by Alexander’s claims, sends letter to OSU Board of Trustees

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 22, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Robert Dampf, chair of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, has sent a letter to Rani Borkar,...

State Senator Sara Gelser  represents Senate District 8, which includes Corvallis, Ore.

OSU, Corvallis community members voice dissatisfaction with the board’s decision to place Alexander on probation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.The Oregon State University and Corvallis, Ore. communities have expressed anger and dissatisfaction following...

An aerial shot of Oregon State Universitys Memorial Union Quad in November of 2005.

Faculty Senate votes no confidence in Alexander, board, calls for resignation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 18, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.In an overwhelming 109-4 vote with seven abstentions, the Oregon State University Faculty Senate voted to express...

A photo illustration of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander pictured with the OSU logo. Alexander has now resigned after community outrage over how Louisiana State University handled complaints of sexual misconduct during Alexanders tenure as president of LSU.

Alexander stays: Board of Trustees puts president on probationary period despite public demands for termination

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.Correction: This article previously said the Educator Advancement Council would be hired to review the recommendations...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU past, present members call for Alexander’s resignation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.A letter has been written calling the resignation of Oregon State University President, F. King Alexander, including...

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