A look at the effects of racism, and dehumanizing that lead to terrible events like the recent shooting in a Wisconsin that left 7 people dead.
Culture Fail takes a look at the recently purposed tent city for the homeless on the outskirts of town.
A look at the recent rise in internet celebrities, and shows made by individuals in a time when large studios reign supreme.
On the surface, Corvallis looks like a town that could use a new grocery store- it would bring entry-level jobs for a growing student population. But let’s be honest here, not only do many not want a Wal-Mart- we genuinely don’t need one
When you go to see a movie with the title Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, you have to go in with the understanding that it’s an absurd premise, and be ready to embrace the ridiculous with a sense of fun and frivolity. This is how I approached this film, and amazingly, it still managed to be ...
The recent ban of plastic bags by the city council has polarized our town. Some are applauding the ban of single-use plastic bags, while others are frustrated and annoyed. No one can really ignore the negative impact plastic bags have on the environment.
A look into the lives of two local people who attempted polyamory with differing results.
An assault on the corrupted values of TV culture.
Imagine, if you will, a night in Corvallis like any other. A group of friends are watching a movie. It’s all fun and frivolity until the terrible noise begins… it’s the low warbling of someone’s stomach, and it’s starting a trend.
Well, right on the heels of last week’s CF where I slammed Pastor Worley for his inhuman treatment of the LGBT community, now this week you’re all eating people. Great. Way to raise the bar, USA.
The recent Oregon ban on high school sports team mascots, such as the “Braves” and “Chiefs,” is causing a lot of uproar. While Native American activists are calling the teams’ names racist, opponents are demanding we retain them. But their argument doesn’t seem to hold up against scrutiny. So far the argument to keep these ...
The news and activists are calling it “pink slime.” As the fast food chains–long chastised for their lack of quality–begin to phase out the meat, one place is intent on keeping it: school lunch rooms.
Darkside Cinema is Corvallis’ locally owned independent theatre. When the term “independent theatre” gets thrown around, people can get nervous. Visions of barely comprehensible foreign movies, watched by elitist film snobs smoking cigarettes and telling you why your life is meaningless, because you’ve never seen Eraserhead. While these stereotypes float in the ether, the Darkside stands as a testament to what an independent theatre really is. But running a local theatre comes with a lot of risk.
Mother’s Day is coming quickly and as many of us will wait until the very last minute to buy anything, we may forget to stop and ask, “Is this fair trade?”
A roundup of some of the best unsung restaurants of Corvallis!
A Q&A with Corvallis printmaker Gabrielle Snider
The only thing sadder that Rick Santorum’s “war” on porn is that a certain percentage of Americans actually take him seriously
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.
Arizona franchise Cheba Hut “Toasted” Subs is setting up shop here in Corvallis. Named after the Tone Loc song Cheeba Cheeba, Cheba Hut is a marijuana and counter-culture themed sub sandwich shop.
The newest research by Dutch scientist Dr. Mark Post, professor of vascular physiology at University of Maastricht, has foodies and animal activists alike raising their eyebrows