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Hazel holds a sign while walking down 4th street in downtown Corvallis. Hazel was advocating for women’s rights at the Women’s Wave on Saturday.

Womens’ Wave Rally held Saturday for women’s rights

Katie Livermore, News Contributor
October 10, 2022

“Seriously?! Grandma already marched for this!”  This was just one of the many phrases held on a wave of signs that were honked at by passersby in support of the Women’s Wave on Saturday morning...

Corvallis Action Network event organizers speak to a crowd in Central Park in downtown Corvallis
Ore. CAN organized this event on July 24 at to raise awareness for women’s reproductive rights.

Corvallis Action Network creates nonprofit, takes action for reproductive rights awareness

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Corvallis Action Network volunteers hosted a reproductive rights awareness event on the one month anniversary of Roe v. Wade being overturned. CAN was first started by a group of people who had...

A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

Organizers gather with various signs for a walkout in the Memorial Union quad on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on May 5. The walkout was held in response to a leaked draft decision that the Supreme Court will be overruling Roe v. Wade, which was a landmark decision stating the U.S. Constitution protects a womens choice to have an abortion.

Walkout for abortion rights takes place at OSU

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
May 5, 2022

Update: The photo for this story has been changed from a previous photo of a protest that took place on May 3 at the Benton County courthouse.  Students at Oregon State University walked out of class...

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...

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