The Commuter: September 17, 2014

This week in The Commuter: iLearn at LBCC, a #FutureSelfie contest to win scholarships, the Roadrunners, the Beavers and more.

Chip Ross Park fire burns estimated 150 acres in Corvallis

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, a fire started in Chip Ross Park in Corvallis, Ore., and quickly grew out of control. The fire was discovered at 9 p.m., and fire departments from around the mid-valley area were dispatched to fight the Chip Ross Park fire.



LBCC Volleyball Back In Full Swing

The LBCC volleyball team will have their first super scrimmage Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Pacific University. The team will face Division III teams, a few NAIA teams, and teams from the NWAC.

Professional Athletes Earn What they Deserve

Every boss needs to decide how much to pay an employee. You may look at obvious factors like how crucial is this person to our business, or how much does their job make me in return, or how effective of a worker they are. When it comes to professional athletes, it can be a whole […]



Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The reboot of the iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) hit theaters this month and viewers hoping for a fresh slice will undoubtedly leave with the salty taste of anchovies.
Guardians Of The Galaxy

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Director James Gunn and producer Kevin Feige have outdone themselves, bringing together a collection of lesser known Marvel characters into one of the best comic book adaptations to date.


“Conservative Corner” is a counterpoint column to “Liberally Lenient.” Read this week’s “Liberally Lenient.”

Conservative Corner

I have been writing this column since January of 2013, and during that time I have written on a variety of topics from gun control to abortion, to racism. With all the areas of interest I have covered, I would like to extend a deep appreciation to the journalism instructor and Commuter advisor, Rob Priewe, for allowing me to write a conservative and politically/socially right-leaning column in a college publication that is usually moderate to left-leaning.

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