The Weekly Churn, March 14

Senate Passes Ban on Rewarding Neglectful Parents Senate Bill 474 (SB 474), introduced and sponsored by Sen. Sara Gelser (D-Corvallis) last month, would rest...

Oregon Backwash: Woah, Nelly?

High Speed Car Chase With Pew Pew Woooah nelly. Okay. I take back everything I ever said about Washington being Oregon’s boring hat (not really). Remember th...

OSU’s College of Ichthyology

The word ichthyology comes from the Greek work ikhthús, meaning fish, and you guessed it, ichthyology is the study of fish. Oregon State University happens to b...

Women’s History: Sisters of Success

Carol Menken Schaudt Corvallis has been home to innumerable incredible women, not the least of which got their start at OSU. In honor of Women’s History Month...

Depression and Dialogue

"Hammered Shit," Johnny Beaver (2018) For the last two months it’s been hard to move. Everything that’s tedious or boring has become painful. Concentrating, r...

South Corvallis Urban Renewal Wins!

Voters passed it by a landslide this evening, and Measure 2-121, the South Corvallis Urban Renewal District measure is now law. The vote was 8,730 for, and 1,52...

City Structure and Flu Epidemics

Population Biologist Ben Dalziel Your city structure may determine the length and intensity of your local flu season, according research published in Octobe...

Lora DiCarlo Battles Sex Tech Bias

It all started with an orgasm, according to Lora Haddock, founder of Lora DiCarlo. The Oregon sexual tech company gained worldwide attention when their debut pr...

Storytelling Night: Roots, March 21

Spring beckons the imagery of flowers, showers, and sunlight — surface stuff and greenery that liquifies our winter stiffness. But little do we think about what...

Coast Tip: Pacific Herring

Something fishy is going on in our nearest coastal bay. Areas of turquoise water have been seen in its shallows, with a beige froth rimming water edges like a d...