Corvallis Advocate

My Trial in the Orange Zone

The first time I saw a spray-painted, bright orange bicycle chained up to a bike rack in downtown Corvallis, it seemed odd, but I didn’t think much more about i...

Endeavoring to Enjoy Laundry Day Again

Doing the laundry was once my favorite chore. Toss in some clothes, loll around the house, and switch loads at my leisure. But that rosy picture is in the past....

DIY Dorm Room Decor

A new school year means a new you. Whether you’re entering your first year of college as a wide-eyed newbie, or your last year as a world-weary RA, we’ve got so...

Real Talk Roomate Contract

Dear ,  I, , vow to:  Never have sex on our shared furniture   Never lock you out of the room without warning   Figure out when the next fire drill is so we...

Hug a Vegan Day, Sept. 30

There are a lot of diet trends out there, but not all of them have their own holiday. With “Hug a Vegan Day” coming up so soon, who better to chat with than loc...

As the State Turns

Elite h@x0rs Target Oregon The room is dark, a void cut up only by the whir of small fans and the occasional creak of a rolling chair with proper back support ...

Slugs Stifle Industry

Have you ever looked at your garden and wondered how so many giant holes magically appear on your zucchini plants overnight? Have you seen the slimy living boog...

Lane County’s New Mental Health Registry

Lane County is trying something new to increase police officers’ awareness of potential mental health issues encountered in situations they are called to addres...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Corvallis Police Department and associated entities are about to go all whoopas* on the homeless and other ne’er-do-wells. Well, maybe not “whoopas*” (seriously...

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, September 21 Reception: Emotion & Sensations The Little Gallery/Oregon State University, 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 3 to 5 ...

Tiny Farms, Regular Sized Produce

What is a farmlet you may be wondering? To put it very simply, a farmlet is a small farm. They are often found on the side of the road or in front of someone’s ...

Swifts Gather on OSU Campus

Correction: an earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the birds were to be spotted at Weniger hall. They will in fact be around Wiegand hall! ...