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School Lunches That Rock

Public school lunches may not be the epitome of health food, but they're not the only show in town. Local private schools are setting an example by doing school lunches right, and savvy parents can always pack a cold lunch to avoid a sub-par menu....

OSU Welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the June 17 commencement address, and her arrival will necessitate a slew of Secret Service, Oregon State Police, and other security measures for the ceremony at Reser Stadium....

Got Nuke…? State of the OSU Reactor

Oregon doesn’t have the best track record for nuclear reactors. The only nuclear power plant in the state, the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant in Rainier, was shut down after it started leaking radioactive gas in 1992, only 16 years after it was built. ...