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The City of Corvallis adjusts ward boundaries based on 2020 census data.

Corvallis updates ward boundaries

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
August 12, 2022

The City of Corvallis updated the ward boundary maps on July 5, reaching a once in a decade limit affecting hundreds of homes in Corvallis.  The households that have been shifted to a new ward will...

An image from September 2020 pictures Andrea Haverkamp (center), president of the Coalition of Graduate Employees, raising a fist in the air, signaling a chant to fellow protesters in February of 2020.

CGE’s ongoing fight for labor rights bolstered by new contract ratification

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 11, 2022

Equity, accountability, respect and job security. Those were the four tenets that the Coalition of Graduate Employees took into mind when formulating a new contract to support over 1,800 unionized Oregon...

Withycomb Hall at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. on Aug. 3. The OSU College of Liberal Arts and Theater are all shifting their spaces with the addition of a new performing arts building and the reopening of Fairbanks Hall.

Move from Withycombe Hall signals new era for OSU Theatre

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 11, 2022

Coinciding with rehearsals for “Twelfth Night,” Oregon State University’s Theatre Department is moving out of Withycombe Hall to make room for a new dairy plant in collaboration with Tillamook. For...

Photos taken in 2019, courtesy of Open Streets Corvallis volunteer, Nick Kline.

Open Streets Corvallis returns after two-year hiatus

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 11, 2022

After a two year hiatus, the Open Streets Corvallis festival will return from 12-4 p.m. on Aug. 14, temporarily closing Polk Ave, Lincoln Ave, and parts of surrounding roads. Open Streets is a free...

A photo illustration of water splashing out of a cup on August 4, 2022 in Corvallis, Ore. A recent review by the online community Environmental Workgroup revealed four contaminants, including Hexavalent Chromium, in the Corvallis water supply that exceed recommended guidelines.

4 contaminants found in Corvallis water above EWG recommendations

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
August 10, 2022

Although the City of Corvallis is in compliance with federal drinking water standards, The Environmental Workgroup, an online community of over 30 million people that aims to protect the public has recorded...

A Starship Robot takes a well-earned break during August of 2022.

Starship Robots temporarily suspended

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
August 10, 2022

Editors Note: This story has been updated with more information from University Housing and Dining Services. During the month of August, the Starship delivery robots will be temporarily out of service...

In this photo provided by Community Outreach Inc., a medical worker is seen filling out documents.

Local volunteer organization offers free medical care

Emma Coke, News Contributor
August 9, 2022

Corvallis-based organization, Community Outreach Inc., offers free or discounted primary and acute medical care to those who are uninsured and underinsured within the Linn-Benton County area. COI, which...

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Emergency response training to take place in Reser Stadium

Sam Misa, News Contributor
August 8, 2022

Reser Stadium on Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus is set to host an emergency response training exercise on August 9. The training exercise, which will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00...

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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...

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OSU declares in-state tuition for students enrolled in tribal nations

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

Any person enrolled in a federally recognized Tribal nation will be considered an in-state student at Oregon State University, starting in the fall term of 2022.  The university announced on Wednesday...

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