Articles- The Oregonian

Artist explores emotional nourishment through papier-mâché

The walls of the church-turned-gallery are adorned with bright-colored papier-mâché sweets and retro-futuristic televisions atop cardboard boxes.

The new exhibit, “We Feed & Nourish Each Other,” was created by local freelance illustrator Agnes Barton-Sabo and displayed at Corvallis’ The Arts Center. Trained in traditional visual arts, they rediscovered papier-mâché because of the resources they had available during the pandemic.

Papier-mâché is an accessible and approachable form of sculpture

Student not afraid to speak up for social justice

In 2020, Sebastian Gracie Fultz became captivated by the Black Lives Matter movement when they read an article on the murder of George Floyd and the protests against police brutality.

They anticipated the attention the protests would get nationwide.

“For so long, it was like no one was talking about (police brutality), and now we’re talking about it,” they said.

Interested in news writing, Sebastian, now 15, decided to enroll in a journalism class offered at McDaniel High School to learn more

Student voices: Eager to keep learning

The education system can damage peoples’ perspectives of learning- many grow to view it as such a negative thing. A burden.

In reality, learning is less grueling than the world around us leads us to believe, especially when the subject matter is something you’re passionate about.

I love to learn new things, but at the high school I go to, I sometimes feel shamed for this. Is it wrong that I’m among the first to raise my hand? Am I taking too many notes?

Do I need to chill out?

Here, everyone