Corvallis Parking District Plan Passes

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parking around Oregon State University’s campus has been a controversial topic for years: neighbors have been speaking out, saying students, staff, and faculty are taking up their on-street parking. But on Monday night, the Corvallis City Council passed a new parking district plan that will restrict more drivers from parking around campus … Continue reading »

Annual OSU Undie Run

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Hundreds of people will be making their way to the Battle of the Bands in Corvallis on Friday – in their undies. Friday is an OSU group’s fourth annual undie run, an event that usually draws in several hundred people. The run falls on the weekend of Battle of the Bands – … Continue reading »

More Security at Dam Jam at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Saturday night, Mike Posner is taking the stage in Corvallis as part of an annual concert series at Oregon State University. But there will be some big changes to this year’s Dam Jam, after some community complaints of the crowds getting out of hand.  The annual concert series, which features a Battle … Continue reading »

Partnership to Help Create Startups

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber stopped in Eugene Wednesday to sign a declaration of cooperation that could help boost our local economy. The Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network is expected to create tech start-ups here in the Willamette Valley and keep these companies in the local area. Something business leaders say is a win-win … Continue reading »

Rare Twin Foals Born

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Veterinarians are calling it a miracle: twin foals born in the Corvallis area. Vets at Oregon State University say it is rare for horses to have surviving twins, yet they are getting ready to send the newborns home. Mocha and Cappuccino were born last Wednesday at their owners’ farm, and were referred … Continue reading »

Fans React to Tinkle as Possible Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University students and alumni are wondering if Wayne Tinkle will be the new OSU men’s basketball coach. OSU’s Athletic Director Bob De Carolis announced his decision to fire Craig Robinson two weeks ago. According to a report from The Oregonian, De Carolis has found a replacement: University of Montana’s Wayne … Continue reading »

Students Create CTS Bus App

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you’re waiting for the bus but it’s running a little late, would you want to know where it’s at? Oregon State University students have created a new app for the Corvallis bus system, tracking down each bus to its exact location. “If you’re more of a visual person and you’d like … Continue reading »

Breakthrough Isotope Research

 CORVALLIS, Ore. – If someone has chest pains, he or she might have tests done to see if it is a cardiac issue. But what if those tests cannot be done because of a medical isotope shortage? Doctors say they have seen a shortage of a vital medical isotope, molybdenum-99, in North America before. The … Continue reading »

OSU Pitcher Arrested

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The star pitcher of the Beavers baseball team, Ben Wetzler, was arrested early Saturday morning. He’s since been released. Corvallis police arrested the 22-year-old Oregon State University Senior on charges of criminal mischief in the second degree and criminal trespassing in the first degree. He’s scheduled to appear in court on June … Continue reading »

OSU Research VP to NOAA

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The White House is appointing someone from Oregon State University to be the Chief Scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The White House selected Rick Spinrad, who’s the Vice President for Research at OSU. As the Chief Scientist, he will help drive policy and program direction at the agency. “It’s … Continue reading »

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