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Robot SWARM Takes Over Albany Schools

Despite all of the sordid news and dystopian tales of artificial intelligence taking over society, a team in Albany is demonstrating that robots have the capaci...

Robots with Care & Charisma

What’s your idea of the perfect robot? Probably one that can crack a few one-liners, while scanning your personal surroundings for any imminent danger (or build...

Hidden Gems: Lunar Edition

The Apollo mission was obviously a great accomplishment for what we now refer to as humankind, and Oregon State University boasts a small piece of that history:...

Your Search for Sugar is Over…

In the mood to treat yourself? Corvallis offers a variety of locally-made options to satisfy your sweet tooth, from chocolate confections and gelato to specialt...

Grubbin’ On the Go

“Grub on the go” is what it sounds like: something to eat when you’re on the go. Most big chain “fast food” places tend to leave you feeling like you’ve been pl...

Around the World in 80 Bites

We welcome the melting pot in Corvallis, and especially cherish authentic foods that melt in our mouths. What better way to honor other cultures than to eat wha...

Booze & Brews: Gauge Your Night Out

Nightlife in Corvallis can mean a variety of bar vibes. Whether you’re looking for a classy night on the town, a quiet adventure with friends, or the wild Cor-V...

Ingredient Focused: Mindful Meals & Eateries

We all have complicated diets these days. If you are vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, or other, you are not alone here. Many Corvallis establishments happily cat...

Help The Advocate Adapt & Evolve

We’ve heard it all before: Corvallis is home to a vibrant community, rich in natural resources, inventive and actionable do-gooders, liberal systems of law and ...

Farmers’ Market: Behind the Scenes

While we relish in rain’s reprieve and finally absorb some sun, there’s no better place to be than the Corvallis Farmers’ Market. The food, music, and flowers –...

Sustainable Building: Green Materials Guide

The terms “green” and “sustainable” are often thrown around with reckless abandon, but what does it really mean? For designers, builders and policy makers the s...

Corvallis Foods, Global Impacts

Over 40 years ago this April, Joni Mitchell released her single, “Big Yellow Taxi;” we all know the lyrics: “They paved paradise to put up a parking lot,” and m...

Local Bee Nesting Be Happening

For two years, the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District has distributed mason bee nesting boxes to local landowners in order to increase the population o...