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A lemonade/bake sale outside the Samaritan Health Plans building in Corvallis, Ore. organized by Autumn Benton to help pay for her home birth out-of-pocket. Benton is joined by family, friends, and supporters in protest of Samaritan opting to not cover home births under their insurance plans.

Protest shows concerns on homebirth exclusion from insurance policy

Eden Todd, News Contributor
July 17, 2021

Corvallis resident Autumn Benton discovered she was pregnant with her third child last December. She has since found that having a homebirth was not covered by her health insurance.Benton, a part-time...

Corvallis City Councilman Charles Maughan (left), holding Black Lives Matter banner with fellow members of the community during Saturdays Breonna Taylor Protest. 

Corvallis rallies for Black lives

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
September 29, 2020

Correction: This story has been updated to correct a claim that stated Brett Hankinson was accused solely of Breonna Taylor’s muder. In an analysis by the Kentucky State Police, it was determined that...

A peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement took place on Friday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at the Benton County Courthouse in downtown Corvallis, Ore. Protestors held signs and chanted while wearing masks and practicing social distancing.

Corvallis protest aims to keep up momentum of Black Lives Matter movement

Patience Womack, News Contributor
July 14, 2020

Correction: Derek Chauvin stands accused of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, but has not been convicted. This article...

Protest, vigil, demonstration held in front of Benton County Courthouse

Jarred Bierbrauer, Multimedia Contributor
June 1, 2020

Corvallis, Ore.residents gathered on Sunday afternoon to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism and police brutality, and to hold a vigil for George Floyd and other African-Americans who have...

Protesters chant black lives matter as they make their way through downtown Corvallis, Ore. this evening to denounce racism and recent police killings of African Americans in the United States.

Corvallis community protests police brutality, supports Black Lives Matter movement

Max Hatala, News Contributor
May 30, 2020

Corvallis, Ore. residents took to the streets to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism, police brutality and recent police killings of African Americans in the United States on Saturday night.Protestors...

The Sunrise Climate Movement held a rally on Dec. 6 in front of the Kerr Administration building, where protesters demanded OSU continue their commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025. 

Sunrise, community protest with the goal to stand up against climate change, get OSU administration’s attention

William Ross, News Contributor
December 7, 2019

A crowd holding signs demanding action, and chanting for change is what one may have witnessed yesterday afternoon while passing the Kerr Administration Building at Oregon State University. This crowd...

Organizer of the protest and OSU environmental sciences student Emily Barnett (far left) and members of the protest holding up signs protesting Oregon State University’s Clark Meat Lab on Campus Way.

Protesters disagree with OSU meat production practices

William Ross, News Contributor
November 26, 2019

Clarification: the title of this article was updated to clarify the purpose of the protest. People in the Corvallis and surrounding communities gathered outside the Clark Meat Lab on Campus Way to have...

music protest

Music program faces uncertain future, band director to leave

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

Students are still concerned about the future of the Oregon State music department, despite staging a protest rally on Thursday, May 2 and subsequently attending forum meetings put on by the university...

Students march from Community Hall to Bexell Hall and back on Thursday, May 2, calling for increased support for the university’s music program.

Students demand improved music program

Delaney Shea, News Editor and Nyjah Gobert
May 6, 2019

Students marched from Community Hall to Bexell Hall last Thursday to advocate for increased resources and transparency regarding funding decisions on behalf of the Music Department of Oregon State University.Fliers...


Student protestors demand improved music program | Photo Gallery

The Baro Staff, Photography by Nyjah Gobert
May 2, 2019

Students marched on Thursday from Community Hall to Bexell Hall to advocate for increased resources and transparency regarding funding decisions on behalf of the Music Department of Oregon State University....

Ann Smalls waves to the passing cars, thanking them for their support of the protest of Trumps dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

Protesters express concern over Mueller investigation’s future

Donald Orr, News Contributor
November 9, 2018

Community members protested in front of the Benton County Courthouse Thursday evening in response to President Donald Trump’s dismissal of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.Following Trump’s appointment...

Ava Thresh holds out her transgender flag proudly after her speech about protecting trans rights

Transgender Visibility Rally protests Trump Administration’s plan to redefine gender

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Monday night, transgender activists and those in solidarity came out to the Benton County Courthouse to protest the Trump administration that plans to implement a policy to define gender at birth, reversing...

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