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OSU archaeologists unearth oldest projectile points found to date in the Americas

OSU archaeologists unearth oldest projectile points found to date in the Americas

Wes Flow , News Reporter
February 6, 2023

In western Idaho’s Salmon River Canyon, near where the state’s borders with Oregon and Washington converge, sits Cooper’s Ferry. On the surface, one may not realize the site, a popular spot for camping...

Corvallis Sister Cities Association to hold presentation, Ethiopian dinner to support Gondar

Corvallis Sister Cities Association to hold presentation, Ethiopian dinner to support Gondar

Wes Flow , News Contributor
January 25, 2023

The Corvallis Sister Cities Association is hosting A Taste Of Ethiopia, an event with Ethiopian food and a CSCA presentation, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ on Sunday. The event...

Pair of buildings evacuated due to fire alarms, one fire confirmed

Pair of buildings evacuated due to fire alarms, one fire confirmed

Wes Flow, News Contributor
January 22, 2023

Two residential buildings in Corvallis were evacuated due to fire alarms over the weekend, with one reportedly sustaining damage in a fire. The first incident began on the night of Jan. 20 at Sierra...

From markets to a half-marathon, Corvallis residents can look forward to plenty of events in 2023

Wes Flow, News Contributor
January 17, 2023

With a new year comes new opportunities, and there will be plenty of events both on campus and around town for Oregon State University students and Corvallis residents in 2023. The 2023 season of the...

Democratic candidate for Governor of Oregon, Tina Kotek speaks to a crowd of students and community members at the Oregon State Memorial Ballroom on Oct. 24 in Corvallis Kotek answered questions from students addressing multiple pertinent issues including abortion access and climate change

What changes can Oregonians expect from incoming governor Tina Kotek?

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 28, 2022

Oregonians have elected Tina Kotek to be their next governor, and the governor-elect will face several policy challenges, from houselessness to education and healthcare issues. Kotek, a Democrat, defeated...

Author to give book talk on War in Ukraine tonight in Corvallis

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 17, 2022

Author Medea Benjamin is giving a book talk tonight at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine. Benjamin will be discussing her book, “War in Ukraine:...

Students adjusting to the dreary weather this Friday at the Corvallis campus. This rainy season is expected to be especially cold and wet.

Oregon and Pacific Northwest can expect colder, wetter winter, NOAA says

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 4, 2022

Oregonians: expect colder than average temperatures and more precipitation than usual this winter. An Oct. 20 press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that while...

In this photo illustration, a plastic bag is depicted as drifting in the wind in the SEC Plaza on Nov. 1. OSU researchers are working with the department of energy to engineer microbes into a component for nylon production.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory experts, OSU researcher study ways to improve plastic recycling

Wes Flow , News Contributor
November 3, 2022

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, including an Oregon State University professor, have developed a new process for recycling plastics, according to a recent...

Magruder hall photographed on Nov. 2nd. Oregon State University’s veterinary laboratory is
located in Magruder Hall.

ODFW, OSU partner to test for chronic wasting disease in deer

Wes Flow , News Contributor
November 3, 2022

Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have received a grant to enable testing of deer for chronic wasting disease in Oregon. According...

Corvallis sees surge in fentanyl seizures, police department says

Corvallis sees surge in fentanyl seizures, police department says

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 2, 2022

While the Corvallis area has seen an increase in fentanyl over the past few years, the rollout of funding to counter fentanyl has been slow, according to officials.  “Prior to around 2019, counterfeit...

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