Toxic Apartments: Housing shortcuts leading to mold, mildew and misery – Part 1

As student enrollment rates at OSU soar, finding rental housing is becoming a huge problem in Corvallis. As a result, cheap apartment complexes are springing up around town, and will continue to do so. Unfortunately, many complexes were built in such a way that they will be colonized by mold very quickly. Some, however, shine as examples that contractors have learned from the issues of the last 40-odd years of building with cheap products… well, at least a little....

Willamette Valley’s The Mushroomery: Fungus Among Us

The Mushroomery is a family owned and operated mushroom farm located just outside Lebanon, Oregon. In their fourth year of operation, The Mushroomery is already very popular, and their mushroom products can be found at grocery stores and farmers markets from Portland to Eugene....

Street Art in Corvallis

Corvallis is a town full of artists, some conventional — some not. It is important to differentiate between street art and your run-of-the-mill vandalism. ...

Corvallis Does Not Deliver…Food

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.....

Culture Fail – Zombies? Get Real.

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 pe...

Corvallis Brewers Rugby Pub Crawl

Fans will celebrating the end of the rugby season by throwing the annual Corvallis Brewers pub crawl. The crawl will begin at Jack O’Koles and will proceed ...

June 11: Last Science Pub until September

Are the ocean’s waves a viable source of clean energy? Science Pub Corvallis tackles the topic of wave energy technology with “Prospects for Ocean Wave Ener...

What’s Killing the Honeybee?

It's a serial murder case with vanishing dead bodies and several suspects. It may sound like the premise of a movie, but it's actually colony collapse disor...

Is OSU Accessible for All?

Being in a wheelchair used to be a tremendous burden, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) made that a thing of the past--right? According to Jeffe...

Robbie Wilson: not your average bartender

Robbie Wilson, the bartender and part owner of The Magenta Bar, runs the SNUGbar, a side bar downstairs in The Magenta. The SNUGbar showcases a return to pr...