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OSU Research Targets Metabolic Syndrome

Maret Traber Recent OSU research is offering a solution for the roughly 35 percent of U.S. adults that suffer from the potentially deadly medical condition kn...

Winter Road Trip

I’m sure you’ve made the drive from Corvallis to Newport plenty of times, but have you ever gone the long way? Have you taken a minute to stop and appreciate th...

Women in Agriculture

Yadira Ruiz and Nate Johnson take a moment to appreciate their beautiful, nutrient-rich greens. Photo by Yadira Ruiz. Though it is dry and clear out o...

Your Voice is Our Voice

We at The Corvallis Advocate extend our most sincere gratitude to all who have come out in support of us in 2018. Words cannot express our appreciation for th...

Pacific Salmon: Plight and Restoration

Chinook, coho, chum, sockeye, pink, and steelhead— these Pacific salmon have always been a defining element of the Northwest region. Ecologically, their distrib...

NuScale: Improved Nuclear Energy

Is nuclear energy the unsung hero of the alternative energy movement? Modern research and engineering is demonstrating that carbon-free nuclear reactors can be ...

Beauty Unlocked: New Trails Around Corvallis

Construction of the community-supported boardwalk on Amy’s Trail. On top of many a Corvallisite’s list of reasons why they love living here, is the access to ...

Through the Lens of Steve Kratka

In the sometimes bleak world of our Corvallis Facebook groups, one local photographer has found a medium to share something truly beautiful with his neighbors. ...

Buddhism’s Living History

The Denver Lab at OSU, run by genetics professor Dr. Dee Denver, does some of what you might expect from a university genetics lab. They do research on symbiosi...

Historical Corvallis: Downtown Stroll

Let’s take a walk from The Advocate’s office near Madison Plaza, or as I still think of it, the old J.C. Penney’s. Heading down Madison toward Fourth Street,...

Oak Restoration at Crestmont Land Trust

At the end of Cardwell Hill Road, there is a gate. The sun is shining through cracks in the tall canopies of Douglas-firs, and more strongly through the mostly ...

Prison Bred: Neo-Nazi Considered

Daniel Dorson, reported by Snohomish Washington County police to be a resident of Corvallis, was arrested with seven other white supremacists from throughout th...

Retail Hell: The Rae Dunn Epidemic

It’s noon on a Saturday. Here you are, a cog in the capitalist machine, trapped in the retail hellscape that is T.J. Maxx. The Christmas music blaring over the ...

Corvallis’ Most Impactful 2018

Here it is again, folks: The Advocate’s democratically decided list of whom we deem are Corvallis’ Most Impactful persons of 2018. While we know there aren’t ...

Suite Zero: Vintage Clothing

If you haven’t stumbled across Corvallis’ new-ish thrift clothing shop, Suite Zero, you’ve been missing out. Founded on a combined interest of vintage clothing,...

Senator Sara Gelser Speaks Out

About a year ago, Oregon State Senator Sara Gelser came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against former State Senator, Jeff Kruse, eventually...

Corvallis Schools Trans Policy

Corvallis is breaking ground in gender policy and will soon be regarded as a model for other school districts in Oregon and beyond. The Corvallis school board h...

Champinefu Lecture Series Finale

Blue Elderberry This coming Wednesday, December 12, the final talk of the three-part, second annual Champinefu Lecture Series will be given by Doug Duer, a cu...