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Anomalous Empty Spaces for Downtown

Nothing says awesome downtown like empty spaces, but there are about four downtown properties that together total more than 40,000 square feet that have been la...

What We Do in the Shadows Review

A few weeks ago I posted my list of the best movies of 2014. Undoubtedly some of you wondered about my #3 ranking, What We Do in the Shadows, written, directed ...

Hard Truths: Things Are… Happening

On Putin Putin returned to our loving public gaze on Monday, after disappearing for 11 days. There was spin coming out of every source possible, and tons of sp...

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Wee Bit of St. Paddy’s for Corvallis

St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious feast day in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, but today celebration is mostly by way of binge drinking, dancing, the...

Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow

Spring appears to be more or less upon us, so it is to be hoped you won’t need this advice anytime soon, but you should definitely think twice before you eat th...

High-Quality Food Gardens for Lower Incomes

Affording high-quality produce can be difficult for some families, but a partnership between Oregon State University’s Extension Service and Oregon Food Bank is...

Plurality of Post-Grads Defies Intelligence

Corvallis Advocate Associate Editor Johnny Beaver blows Yoo-hoo out of his nose laughing after he views the Gazette-Times “Which Mid-Valley political figure sho...

As the State Turns

Another Tuition Increase, Hoorah! That’s what absolutely no University of Oregon students are saying. Well, some might be saying it, but they’re the kind of je...

Healing with Horses

In a corner of the 300-acre Children’s Farm Home campus in Corvallis, 13 horses cluster in stables. The ground is caked with winter mud as an earthy, aromatic o...

Corvallis Coffee Comparo

Portland and Seattle are sometimes seen as the big coffee cities, the former being the original home of Stumptown and the latter claiming Starbucks, but Corvall...

Art Walk Primer

Given that we turn over our very own loft office for the evening’s festivities, it should be apparent that we love the Corvallis Arts Walk and hope it keeps bri...

The Last Man on Earth Review

Have you ever said, “I wouldn’t _____ you if you were the last _____ on Earth!” to someone? Probably not, because that particular cliché is as un-realistic as s...

Hard Truths: Political Truth

On Legacies Senator Hillary Clinton and Governor Jeb Bush are the presidential contenders from the two first families of politics… that everyone loves to hate....

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