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What It Looks Like When The Planet's Biggest Creature Gets Hungry

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.19.2017 | Green

Researchers who captured the rare moment when a blue whale decides to gobble up a patch of krill now hope their drone video will help them better unde...

Cats Like People More Than Food And Everything Is A Lie

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.28.2017 | HuffPost Home

Any cat owner who’s ever woken up to the not-so-soothing sound of endless meowing knows that cats love food. A lot. But apparently ― and possibly...

Warmer Oceans Increase Likelihood Of Toxic Shellfish, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green

The neurotoxin domoic acid inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” after hundreds of sooty shearwaters ingested the poison in the summer of 1961...

Mesmerizing Deep Ocean 'Symphony' Finally Identified

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.16.2016 | Green

Scientists have been perplexed for years by a hypnotic, symphonic sound emanating from the deepest trench of the world’s oceans. Now they believe th...

Oregon State University To Open A Dorm For Recovering Addicts

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.02.2016 | College

Oregon State University will open an on-campus dorm in the fall semester solely for students recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. The universit...

Dear NCAA: My Mom Is a Sexual Assault Survivor and You Can Help

Darius Adams | Posted 06.01.2016 | College
Darius Adams

Oregon State cared more about football and money than my mom. I know that my mom wanted to kill herself, and I know that she almost did. And all because other people decided that football, money and reputation was more important than me and my brother having a mother.

What It Looks Like When A University Truly Fixes How It Handles Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics

Brenda Tracy never dreamed she'd wear an Oregon State University T-shirt -- not after what happened in 1998. In June of that year, Tracy, then 24 and ...

Stadium Renovation Uncovers Woolly Mammoth Remains

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.27.2016 | Science

Oregon State University's Reser Stadium may be home to the Beavers today, but thousands of years ago it was home to a mammoth. The massive femur and ...

Country's Longest-Serving Student Newspaper Sex Columnist Quits Due to 'Biting' Reader Comments

Dan Reimold | Posted 06.04.2016 | College
Dan Reimold

She has kept with the column for so long, in part, to open the eyes and expand the knowledge bases of students who, she says, "received, at best, an inadequate sexuality education in high school or at home, and at worst, no sexuality education to speak of."

What Would Be Your Last Meal? For 600 Executed Prisoners, One Painter Memorializes Their Answers

Alison Flowers | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Alison Flowers

Since 2000, Green has painted 600 plates depicting the last meals of death row inmates, "The Last Supper." In cobalt-blue mineral paint, she notes on each plate the state and date of the execution alongside the meal request -- but no name, no crime.

What it's Like to Be Part of the Longest Academic Strike in Oregon's History

Meaghan Emery | Posted 02.06.2015 | College
Meaghan Emery

I am a graduate student currently on strike in Eugene, Oregon. Our union is asking for fair wages and paid leave for medical emergencies or for the birth or adoption of a new child -- pretty basic, right?

Woman Comes Forward About Oregon State Gang Rape 16 Years Later

The Oregonian | Posted 11.17.2014 | College

Her name is Brenda Tracy. We met downtown over coffee on a weekday morning a couple months ago. And I was struck that nobody in the passing parade of ...

A Daughter's Peace Corps Work in West Africa and a Mother's Heart

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.25.2014 | World
Holly Robinson

People who know me call me adventurous. I have climbed the Andes, hitchhiked around Spain and trekked the Himalaya through thigh-deep snow in March.

What If Entrepreneurship Can Be Used to Help NCAA Athletes Achieve More?

Matt Murrie | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

There are 351 Division I schools with men's and women's basketball teams, yet there are only 30 NBA teams and 12 WNBA teams. There are 120 Division I ...

Life After 50 Keeps Getting Better For Men -- But Only For Awhile

Posted 02.21.2014 | Fifty

There's good news and bad news for older men. You'll experience increasing happiness after your early 50s -- but that'll only last until you're ready ...

The Good News About Aging And Forgetfulness

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.08.2013 | Fifty

Ever forget where you put your keys? Researchers say memory troubles are common as you grow older, but they aren't necessarily an inevitable part of a...

Are Empty Nests A Thing Of The Past?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

Remember all those wistful articles by empty nesters on how to transition from chaos to the quiet resulting from children leaving home to establish pe...

LOOK: Prehistoric Spider Attack Frozen In Time

Posted 10.09.2012 | Science

If you've always wondered what a 100-million-year-old spider attack might look like, today is your lucky day. According to a newly published paper,...

Oregon State University Fires Climate Change Denier

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.21.2012 | College

Nicholas Drapela, an Oregon State University faculty member and vocal critic of climate change, was fired without explanation from his job, KVAL repor...

Prehistoric, Dinosaur-Biting Fleas Were HOW Big?

Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 05/03/2012 08:22 AM EDT on LiveScience Paleo-pests about 10 times bigger than today's fl...

Honor Roll: The Broest Colleges

Posted 08.17.2012 | College

Some college campuses are just bastions for bros. We've been broductive this morning and scanned the country for the 10 schools that either house...

Oregon State Defensive Tackle Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack

The Oregonian | Paul Buker | Posted 03.26.2012 | Sports

Oregon State freshman defensive tackle Fred Thompson, who would have been 20 on Sunday, died tonight of an apparent heart attack at the Dixon Rec Cent...

Fatherhood Improves Men's Behavior, Says Study

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents

Countless studies show how motherhood changes the body and mind of women. But now new research examines how fatherhood propels men to clean up their a...

Student's Second Life: Dealing Heroin | EMILY GILLESPIE, CORVALLIS GAZETTE | Posted 09.21.2011 | College

An Oregon State University pharmacy student has been convicted of dealing heroin to a police informant. Christopher Alan Ploghoft, 23, of Tigard, p...

Are You Monogamous? You Might Want To Ask Your Partner

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Being married and having kids did not increase the couple's likelihood of having agreed upon monogamy. In fact, having children made it less likely for lovers to have an agreement in place.