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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Decorated undergraduate caps at the 155th Commencement ceremony on Jun 15, 2024 in Corvallis, Oregon.

#Beavergrad, says Reser Stadium’s commencement banner

Austin Thornton, News Contributor
June 16, 2024

At 10:37 a.m., the procession leaders entered the stadium. What followed was a number of graduates never seen before at commencement. On Saturday, Oregon State University’s commencement ceremony,...

Dac Nguyen (left) describes his son (right) graduating from OSU at Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR, on June 15th, 2024, before the 155th graduation commencement ceremony.

Family, friends of graduates talk about Class of 2024

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
June 15, 2024

Every year, families from across the globe travel to Oregon State University for one event: The commencement ceremony. We asked some of the people why they showed up today: Carrie Hickman, a...

In front of Oregon State University’s Valley Library in Corvallis, OR, on June 13, 2024, sits the mark where the People’s University for Palestine encampment protest took place before leaving the day prior.

Students United for Palestine Equal Rights encampment disbands

Lidya Acar, News Contributor
June 14, 2024

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include comments from Vice President for University Relations and Marketing Rob Odom. After an almost month-long presence on Oregon State University’s...

A tree lays across SW Jefferson Way outside of the Valley Library in Corvallis on Thursday.

Rotted tree falls, blocking road by Snell Hall

Max Leow, News Contributor
June 13, 2024

A tree fell on Jefferson Way next to Snell Hall at 9:30 a.m., blocking the road and sidewalks.  According to Terry Folden, a grounds worker for Oregon State University, the tree was rotting from the...

A sign shows how the forestry department of Oregon State University uses the McDonald-Dunn forest and a map of the forest on May 29.

OSU may acquire new research forest near Portland

Lucinda Boyle, Reporter
June 12, 2024

Correction: This article has been corrected from the original to note that the Tualatin Mountain Research Forest has not yet been acquired by the University.  Oregon State University will potentially...

Protestors sit outside with signs at the north doors of Kerr Administration building on June 6, 2024.

Lock-in demonstration at Kerr ends after hundredth hour

Max Loew, News Contributor
June 10, 2024

After 100 hours in chains, pro-Palestine demonstrators who had taken part in a lock-in protest at the Kerr Administration Building ended the demonstration on Monday. The lock-in protest, organized by...

OSU College of Business giving AI innovation grants up to $5K

OSU College of Business giving AI innovation grants up to $5K

Austin Thornton, News Contributor
June 7, 2024

College x machina: Students may see an even greater (but more regulated) presence of AI in Oregon State University classrooms starting next fall. Inara Scott, senior associate dean with OSU’s College...

A protester sits outside the north doors of Kerr Administration Building chained to fellow protestors on June 6, 2024.

Students demand negotiation, chain themselves together at Pro-Palestine ‘lock-in’

Max Loew, News Contributor
June 6, 2024

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include comments from Vice President for University Relations and Marketing Rob Odom. Student protesters chained themselves together in front of the Kerr...

Oregon State students Brian Munger and Lainey Anderson watch Oregon State Liberal Arts TikTok videos in Corvallis, Oregon on May 16, 2024.

How the TikTok ban may affect student-run accounts

Jillian Boenisch, News Contributor
June 5, 2024

While a TikTok ban is looming above users, some are questioning whether or not student-run, college based accounts will suffer loss of engagement. At Oregon State University, some big accounts known...

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