Vivi’s Lust and Love: Does Size Matter?

Women think we've got the insecurity market cornered, but when it comes to size, men seem to be just as crazy. Thanks to the last few decades of pornography, me...

Behind the Veil of Local Belly Dancing

Performance Night  I peek through the silken veil of the dressing room to see the gathering crowds. How many people have come? Are they smiling and cheerful?...

Why Wal-Mart and Corvallis will never meet

In a small town of Arlington, WA, Wal-Mart has gone viral. There is a Wal-Mart within five minutes from the town and another store 15 minutes away. Even wor...

Failed Health Report for Willamette River

Winding its way through Corvallis, the Willamette River is an environmental treasure, a place where residents can boat, fish, and enjoy wildlife. But follow...

Could Small American Nuclear Reactors Alleviate Future Medical Isotope Shortages?

OSU’s TRIGA Mark II nuclear reactor is capable of producing small amounts of medical radioisotopes. These radioisotopes are incredibly important in millions of diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures annually. The world experienced a massive shortage of such radioisotopes in 2009-2010 when 2/5 of the world’s reactors supplying the isotopes became inactive for an extended period of time. This strongly affected the US because one of the inactive reactors previously supplied much of the US. Currently, the world requires better contingencies for these inevitable situations. While the US currently supplies none of the world’s radioisotopes (the US government, unlike in other countries, does not subsidize the production of medical isotopes), our small reactors (such as the one at OSU) may be helpful in abating future shortages....

Corvallis Weekly Joins The Advocate

Corvallis Weekly Independent devotees encountered news of the newspaper's own with this Tuesday’s publication; a decision by the newspaper to shift its effo...
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Too White to Get It

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 cal...

Vivi’s Lust and Love: The Clitoral Truth

There has been a huge amount of debate over the female orgasm. Whereas men tend to have only one type, women's climax comes in two different varieties: vaginal ...

Calendar: May 24 – May 31

Thursday May 24 “Endless Crisis: North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Palestine and Nuclear Proliferation,” Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSel...

New Issue: May 17th, 2012

In This Issue of The Corvallis Advocate…   Confessions of a Pharmacy Store Clerk Can We Save the Northern Spotted Owl by Killing Barred Ow...
photo by Sarah Page

Confessions of a Pharmacy Store Clerk

I think people really take for granted how much trust is needed at the pharmacy. We're comforted by the idea that the Pharmacist at the store is trained, with y...