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Professor John Bailey is interviewed in his office on April 28 in Corvallis. Bailey teaches multiple courses on wildfire science and management.

Hotter fire seasons are coming – who’s preparing?

David Li, News Contributor
May 30, 2023

As Oregon’s fire season approaches, organizations and individuals are working to prepare against high levels of fuel and hotter temperatures from climate change. According to John Bailey, professor...

Katie Barber poses as she removes her mask on Tuesday, March 14 in Corvallis. The last remaining mask mandate in Oregon, which requires them to be worn in health care settings, will be lifted on April 3.

Masks welcome, not required

Oregon set to lift mask mandate in healthcare settings
Wes Flow, News Reporter
March 15, 2023

Next time you’re in a doctor’s office, you may see many of the things one would expect to be there: needles, stethoscopes and blood pressure cuffs, among others. The one thing that may be missing is...

A photo illustration Captured by Duane Knapp on Dece. 1st in their home. Both incoming and continuing students will likely be signing leases for apartments, homes, and other housing around Corvallis very soon.

OSU offers resources to navigate students through a dynamic housing market

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
March 2, 2023

It’s the start of Spring term and students living in the dorms are ramping up to move off-campus. Here are some things to keep in mind before moving.  First and foremost, Noah Chamberlain, a staff...

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Wes Flow, News Contributor
February 7, 2023

Rural Oregonians’ ability to access healthcare — a point of focus for Tina Kotek’s gubernatorial campaign — has become a topic of significant concern, experts say. As her second month as Oregon’s...

Hallucinogenic mushrooms have been legalized in the state of Oregon as a result of Measure 109. This illustration shows a group of brightly colored and heavily patterned mushrooms.

What does new psilocybin-based services mean for Corvallis residents and the supposed mental health crisis?

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
February 7, 2023

Oregon cities and counties decide regulations for manufacturers, producers and servicers on psilocybin-based services, while at the beginning of 2023, the state announced that individuals can now pay and...

What Black representation in film means to Black OSU students

What Black representation in film means to Black OSU students

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
February 6, 2023

How important is representation and where do Black moviegoers draw the line between being represented and reliving trauma? On Jan. 6, 2023, United Artists Releasing and Universal Pictures released a...

People rush through the snow on Thursday in front of the Memorial Union. A blip of snow hit Corvallis on the first day of December which seemed to catch everyone off guard.

Brief Blizzard Sweeps Corvallis

Katie Livermore, News Contributor
December 1, 2022

As Oregon State University students sat in their classrooms at 1 p.m. this afternoon, eyes strayed from lectures to windows as a downfall of snow transformed campus into a momentary winter wonderland. “It...

Benton County officials prepare for voting changes in Corvallis

Benton County officials prepare for voting changes in Corvallis

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 3, 2022

After significant preparation by Benton County election officials, Corvallis voters will be using ranked choice voting in municipal elections for the first time on Nov. 8. According to the City of Corvallis...

Democratic candidate for Governor of Oregon, Tina Kotek speaks to a crowd of students and community members at the Oregon State Memorial Ballroom on Monday in Corvallis Kotek answered questions from students addressing multiple pertinent issues including abortion access and climate change.

Tina Kotek meets with students at OSU ahead of election

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
October 26, 2022

Democratic Candidate for governor, Tina Kotek, rallied and met with students at Oregon State University’s campus Monday as part of a series of visits around Oregon ahead of the primary election.  Stephanie...

Photo courtesy of Lt. Eaton

Lt. Ryan Eaton of Corvallis PD graduates from national FBI academy

Katie Livermore, News Contributor
October 5, 2022

Lieutenant Ryan Eaton of the Corvallis Police Department graduated from the National FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  Eaton is part of the one percent of law enforcement officers around the world...

Farmer Beth Hoinacki of GoodFoot Farm takes stock and inventory of organic produce on July 16 at the Farmers’ Market in Corvallis, Ore. GoodFoot
Farm is certified in biodynamic and organic farming practices and is self-labeled as a diversified market farm.

Abnormal spring weather leads to shortages at Corvallis Farmers’ Market

Lara Rivera & Haley Stark
August 1, 2022

Following an unusually wet and cold spring, signs throughout the Corvallis Farmers’ Market warn of possible delays and shortages in produce. Many vendors described difficulties adjusting to the...

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