Valentine’s Day is next week, meaning you have seven days to conjure up a nice little expression of love for your boo/main squeeze/honeypie/better half/significant otter. Since you have a whole seven days, you might as well put in a little effort into the matter, and really get your loved one jazzed on you. Here are ...
There is a local man who believes that all of us, especially those coming from dire straits, deserve second chances. If people are ready to try a new approach to become the person they were truly meant to be, and embrace hope, love, and their community, Peter Martin is willing to be that helping hand.
Corvallis already offers a free bus system within city limits. If you’re commuting into town, however, the options begin to dwindle.
Right in the middle of downtown Corvallis is a relic from the past. Old-timers have colorful stories and memories of their time there, but if you’ve lived in Corvallis for less than 10 years, odds are you have never been inside the Whiteside Theatre.
It’s hard to sort out myth from reality when it comes to what benefits the environment and what harms it. Here are a few common beliefs about sustainability…and the truth or fiction behind them.
Let me introduce myself: I am the pagan next door. NO, I am not a Satanist! Sorry to be a little defensive, but we have had a bad rap in the last 1600 years. We really are very nice people. You may actually know some of us in the community and not realize we are pagans. Most of us are still in the broom closet.
Fashion is a statement of who you are, and who you are isn’t always reflected in current fashion trends. So here is a list of advice that can span all the avenues of fashion from 3-piece suits to punk. Spring is all about reinvention and renewal, so suck it up, fellas: you’re getting a makeover.
According to Jupiter Research, a New York-based marketing research firm, the online personals industry will have doubled in value from $900 million in 2008 to over $1.9 billion in 2012.
Science Pub Corvallis started up three years ago in March, and judging by the crowd that meets on the second Monday of the month at Old World Deli, it’s still going strong.
by Greg Andersen A funny thing happens in an editorial meeting when you ask writers to pen on a topic as ubiquitous as sex. The women grab at assignments like lingerie at a Victoria’s Secret One Hour sale. The guys…not so much. Yep, pretty sheepish all of a sudden. And for what reason? Writer Monique ...
So how does it feel to be dumped? I ask this because chances are if you’re attempting to date in this sad little town of ours you’ve recently been rejected. I know what you must be thinking. Oh the dating pool is limited, there’s nothing to do here, and my personal favorite the opposite sex is stupid.
A year has passed since the Fukushima disaster, but one aftereffect — a floating debris field the size of California — is just beginning to arrive on the West Coast.
KBVR, unlike most other radio stations, is not set to a certain genre. KBVR is also ahead of the pack playing music that a lot of the time you wouldn’t be able to hear anywhere else.
Occasionally I come across a book in which I struggle to find the right words to describe it in a review. There’s a variety of reasons I think for this. As a stay-at-home and work-at-home dad, sometimes it’s just plain fatigue. Other times I almost feel that anything I say won’t do the book the justice it deserves. George Estreich’s The Shape of the Eye is a perfect example of the latter reason.
“They lay there on the grass, lazy and sailing. The man had come, bringing the joy dust, the wonderful white powder that freed them from worry.”
On leap day, Occupy Corvallis braved the cold slushy rain to once more take to the streets in answer to Occupy Portland’s call for a national day of protest, Shut Down the Corporations.
And here it is, our first issue, and it is tempting here to write something of scale; a bold declaration imbued with grandeur of purpose that recounts steely determination to build something from nothing – and all that. And all of it would be true; the things that I could write, but then those very ...
The newsweekly started as a ‘zine and later moved to a tabloid format, but always there was a visceral sense of the cultural composition of Corvallis – musicians, artists, writers, entertainers, students, locals, and business owners were the lifeblood of the Alchemist’s often beautiful and sometimes challenging pages.