Co-Existing with Cougars: Are We the Real Predators?

Jayne Miller is a woman of vision and passion, although having grown up on a 7,000 acre cattle ranch, it may be surprising to some where her adamancies lie. You see, while many have heard tales of ranchers’ frustrations towards feline predators whittling away at their livestock, or the campfire hearsay of cougar encounters in national parks and suburbs, Jayne wants to tell a different story....

Karly’s Death; 7 years later – DHS case worker’s careers continue

Karen Spears Zacharias began her presentation last Thursday evening by reading one of the most poignant passages from her book, A Silence of Mockingbirds. The passage, from chapter eleven, is a true celebration of Karly Sheehan and of a father’s love for his daughter....

The Trouble with U.S. Health Care, and a Possible Solution

According to the International Federation of Health Plans, we pay more for every single procedure compared to Spain, France, Germany, Argentina, Chile, Canada, India and Switzerland. There was only one exception: it costs more to have cataract surgery in Switzerland. And our costs are expected to rise....

Corvallis’ Hidden Housing War

The infatuation with OSU and its students seems to have helped to hide a growing problem: college towns come with college kids, and college kids come with parties. Late night rock out sessions, doing God knows what behind closed doors. The issue, however, seems to be that the doors have opened and students have come pouring out into the quiet neighborhoods around the city....

Holocaust Memorial Week

Oregon State University will observe Holocaust Memorial Week April 16-20 with a series of events, including an exhibit of letters from Holocaust survivor Sala Garncarz, a theatrical performance highlighting Garncarz’s struggles in a concentration camp, a talk about the genocide of native peoples and a concert by an acclaimed flutist....

Nobel Peace Prize Winner at OSU

On Friday, April 13, Oregon State University will be hosting a free public talk by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980 for his leadership for human rights and true democracy for the people of Latin America. ...

Culture Fail: Is Santorum Really Out?

The only thing sadder that Rick Santorum's “war” on porn is that a certain percentage of Americans actually take him seriously...

Jonathan pt. 3

Part 3 of Jonathan. Serialized fiction from Daniel Lively...

On Stage: The Magic Flute

An exciting collaboration between OSU Music, OSU Theatre, and Friends of OSU Opera has formed to present Mozart’s beloved opera, The Magic Flute. ...

Attack of La Nina! Film Screening

C.ORE Freeride presents Match Stick Productions film “Attack of La Nina!” at Jack Okole’s Bar and Grill on Friday, April 13....

The Corvallis Commute

Corvallis already offers a free bus system within city limits. If you’re commuting into town, however, the options begin to dwindle....

The Whiteside: Working On Act 2

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....

Habitat Helps Philomath Family

Driving up to and seeing Carmon Thomas’ Philomath home for the first time would give you no indications there are any problems with it. In fact, when you enter the home and see its’ warm, cozy environs, you still only see a home perfectly suited to fit most family’s needs....

Sustainability Mythbusters

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. ...

Call to Oregon Installation Artists

The Arts Center invites artists working in installation art to submit proposals for a new offsite exhibitions program, Art in Rural Storefronts. ...