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Corvallis surfers put a green spin on their surfboard biz

One surfboard at a time, a handful of college students with a dream of eco-friendly wave riding are making a difference for the environment. Corvallis’ Buni Surfboard Company emerged from the icy ocean waters of Cannon Beach during summer 2020, when Parker Conrad and Mason Crawford decided they would craft a surfboard. The name Buni is a […]

Looking beyond microplastics, Oregon State researchers find that cotton and synthetic microfibers impact behavior and growth of aquatic organisms

While microplastics have received significant attention in recent years for their negative environmental impacts, a new study from Oregon State University scientists found microfibers from synthetic materials as well as cotton impacted the behavior and growth of water organisms. “We’re trying to shift the narrative a little bit because so much of the focus has […]

Oregon State University Recognized as a Top Performer in 2022 Sustainable Campus Index

Oregon State University has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index, ranking 9th in the area of Waste. A publication from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing sustainable colleges and universities overall and in 17 impact areas, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, […]

Revamp Your Space: 10 Unique DIY Wall Art Ideas

Looking to give your space a fresh, new look without breaking the bank? One of the simplest yet most impactful ways to do that is by introducing unique wall art pieces. To help you get started, here are some DIY wall art ideas that are not only affordable and easy to create but will also […]

Harnessing Local Resources to Boost Your Small Business Potential

As a small business owner, it can be challenging to compete with larger corporations that have more prominent resources. However, your local community can be an invaluable asset for your business growth and development. By harnessing local resources and connections, you can maximize your small business potential. In this article, we will explore various strategies […]

Eco-Friendly Packaging: The Future of Sustainable Consumerism

As the world’s population continues to grow and the demand for consumer goods increases, the pressure on our planet’s resources is becoming ever more evident. One key aspect of sustainable consumerism is eco-friendly packaging – a crucial element in reducing waste and lowering our environmental impact. This article will delve into the importance of eco-friendly […]

Planning for a Digital Crisis: 9 Things You Need to Do

It is almost impossible to work without technology. In today’s digital world, nearly every business, regardless of size or industry, relies heavily on technology. However, with this heavy reliance comes the possibility of a digital crisis. A digital crisis can negatively impact your business operations, employees, and customers. It can lead to losses in revenue […]

The Rise of Quantum Computing: Decoding its Impact on the Tech World

Quantum computing is changing the landscape of technology as we know it, fundamentally transforming the way we process and manipulate information. As opposed to classical computers, which use bits to represent either a 0 or a 1, quantum computers employ quantum bits, or qubits, that can represent both 0 and 1 simultaneously. This allows for […]

Coin Collecting 101: Everything You Need to Know

Coin collecting can be a fulfilling and rewarding hobby. It is more than just accumulating coins; it is an opportunity to appreciate and learn about history, art, and culture. It can even be an investment opportunity too. If you are new to this hobby, you may be unsure where to start, or perhaps you are […]

Cultivating Compassion: Youth Programs Inspiring Spiritual Growth

As society evolves, the importance of teaching our youth about empathy, compassion, and spiritual growth cannot be overstated. Innovative youth programs across the nation are taking steps to ensure that young people develop a deeper connection to their spiritual selves, fostering compassion and understanding for others in the process. In this article, we will explore […]

Social Media: 10 Strategies to Boost Your Follower Count

Social media is a bustling marketplace, a public square, and a news source all rolled into one. From influencers buying TikTok followers to boost their TikTok to social media strategies to gain more followers on Instagram, the connection between social media success and follower volume is undeniable. If you are wondering how to get to […]

Baby Boo: Great Costume Ideas for Your Newborn’s First Halloween

Most new parents have been waiting for a long time to enjoy their baby’s first holidays and Halloween is a huge favorite! Parents are excited to dress up their babies in adorable costumes and take them out to see all their friends and family. Halloween is a wonderful time to get creative with costumes for […]