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An aerial dancing member of the Flynn Creek Circus performs above an audience.

Flynn Creek Circus enters its 20th year, heading to Corvallis

Olyvia Neal, News Contributor
September 20, 2022

Founded in 2002, the Flynn Creek Circus has been entertaining the pacific northwest for twenty years now and this September, the people of Corvallis have an opportunity to see their 2022 show.  The...

Chef J.D. Monroe (left) with owner Waylon Pickett (right) displaying the Benton To Go box in front of Old World Deli.

Benton To Go reusable container program launches at nine local restaurants

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Partially inspired by Oregon State University’s Eco2Go program, Benton To Go’s new green reusable takeout boxes have arrived in select Corvallis and Philomath restaurants. Available for a one-time...

Shanon Anderson, chief of OSU department of public safety, in front of the new speed measuring sign outside of the public safety office Tuesday afternoon. The sign will be deployed on OSU campus to calm traffic and collect general traffic data.

OSU Public Safety Department acquires new device for traffic safety

Katelyn Livermore , News Contriubutor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University Public Safety Department in Corvallis has acquired a new portable radar message sign called the SpeedALERT 24 for fall term.  There are advanced plans in effect for public...

Resident Assistant (RA), Emily Padrow (she/her), stands in front of her assigned hall, McNary Hall, on Sept. 15 in Corvallis, Ore. This is Padrow’s first year as an RA and the first time that the university has cut off admittance (admittance cutoff was May 1, 2022).

OSU admits record number of students for fall 2022

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2022

Oregon State University's Corvallis campus expects to welcome a record number of students this fall, causing cramped on-campus housing. “We are definitely expecting a record number of new incoming...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and began the position as president on Sept. 9, 2022.

‘The student is the heart of our operation’ says Murthy

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University president reaffirmed the focus on the student and OSU as a land grant institution at a press conference on Monday Sept. 12. Murthy assumed office on Friday Sept. 9, before...

Image courtesy of the City of Corvallis.

Police chief of Corvallis to retire, replacement to take over in late December

Cassidy Hicks , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Jason Harvey has been appointed the new Chief of Police in Corvallis, taking over for now retiring Chief Nick Hurley in late December 2022. Hurley has been on the force since 1995, when he started as...

In this image from Feb. 2022 is one of the Corvallis Buses that are planned to be replaced by EVs in the future by CTS.

Two new electric buses to cruise Corvallis by 2023, helping sustainability goals

Adriana Gutierrez, Copy Editor
September 19, 2022

The Corvallis Transit System just received a $2.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase two electric buses and a dedicated charging depot. This year, Corvallis was the only...

OSU will not be mandating COVID-19 testing before moving into the dorms, however students are advised to get vaccinated if they have not already and take an at-home COVID-19 test before move-in.

COVID-19 policies for 2022-2023 move-in

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Last September, Reser Stadium was filled with thousands of new Oregon State University students, not to watch Beavers football, but to take COVID-19 tests before moving into the dorms. Sept. 17-20 marks...

Photo courtesy of OSU Program Council

Preview: Beaver Community Fair

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Over 200 booths representing Oregon State University clubs and local businesses will soon line the fields outside the Memorial Union and the Student Experience Center Plaza.  The annual 12th Beaver...

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OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 26, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced this week that millions of American borrowers would receive substantial student debt forgiveness. OSU students and alumni can expect to benefit from this decision. According...

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Nearly 75 monkeypox cases in Oregon; how to stay informed, get tested

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

The World Health Association has declared Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, as the virus continues to spread across the United States and in five counties in Oregon.  As...

Corvallis Planning Commission Senior Planner Rian Amiton examining and discussing possi-
ble zoning for downtown at Corvallis City Hall on July 25.

New zoning structure downtown aims to help commercial development

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Downtown Corvallis might look much different in coming years, as city planners are working to implement mixed-use development zoning, allowing for buildings to serve commercial, retail, entertainment and...

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