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The Big One: Preparing for the next powerful earthquake

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

Corvallis, Ore. is in the middle of a fault line consisting of two tectonic plates that will cause an earthquake known as ‘The Big One’.Experts say this big one will occur within the next 100 years...

Over 130 volunteers gathered at Reser Stadium this morning to participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut, which prepares campuses for earthquakes. 

Oregon State University prepares for earthquakes and disasters

Ryley Martin Practicum Contributor
October 20, 2016

At 10:20 a.m. the students of Oregon State University drop from their desks onto the floor, rolled under their desks and held on to the nearest stable object.This marked the annual Great Oregon Shakeout,...

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