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Reports of alleged weapons threat in Finley Hall found ‘unsubstantiated’

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 26, 2022

Clarification: This story has been modified to further clarify the situation. Update made April 27 at 8:38 p.m. with statements from OSU police chief Shanon Anderson Students posted rumors of a student...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University president-elect Matteo Paola (left) and ASOSU Vice President-elect Sierra Young pose for a picture at Snell Hall on Feb. 11. Paola and Young will serve as the president and vice presidential team that will lead ASOSU during the 2022-23 academic year.

Paola, Young ticket wins ASOSU presidential election

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 5, 2022

Matteo Paola and Sierra Young won the Associated Students of Oregon State University presidential election for the 2022-23 academic year with 17.93% of eligible voters participating in the election. Paola...

Oregon State University students Makena Apau, left, and Ethan Thompson are wearing masks as they walk out of the Learning Innovation Center on the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Jan. 31. OSU announced on Feb. 24 that it will lift its mask mandate by March 19 at the latest.

OSU to lift mask mandate requirements no later than March 19

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
February 24, 2022

Oregon State University has announced that it will lift the campus-wide mask requirement no later than March 19 to remain aligned with Oregon Health Authority and local public health guidance. According...

A statue in front of the Strand Agricultural Hall on the Oregon State Univeristy Corvallis, Ore. campus wears a COVID-19 mask. Masking policies at OSU have not changed despite the Oregon Health Authority announcing that mask mandates will be lifted no later than March. 31.

OSU mask policy unchanged, booster shot requirement deadline extended to May 1

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
February 8, 2022

Oregon State University has extended the deadline for eligible students and employees to receive COVID-19 booster shots to May 1, from a previous date of Feb. 15. According to a Feb. 8 press release...

Oregon State University students line up outside at the Student Experience Center plaza on Jan. 6 to receive COVID-19 testing. Students who are not up-to-date with the universitys vaccination requirements are required to do weekly COVID-19 testing.

Eligible OSU students and employees must receive COVID-19 booster shots by Feb. 15

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
January 6, 2022

Eligible Oregon State University students and employees are required to receive their COVID-19 booster shots, and OSU has changed its quarantine requirements to reflect current Oregon Health Authority...

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Tim Tibesar relieved of duties at Oregon State

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Editor
November 7, 2021

In an email sent by head Oregon State football coach Jonathan Smith, it was revealed today that Tim Tibesar, defensive coordinator at Oregon State, has been relieved of his duties. “I felt it was...

Traffic on SW Jefferson Way was blocked off after a natural gas line was punctured at the Pharmacy Building on Wednesday at about 2:45 p.m. Buildings in the area were evacuated and the road remained closed until the gas line was capped at about 3:20 p.m.

Gas leak on OSU campus prompts evacuation of classes

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
October 20, 2021

A gas line near the Pharmacy Building on the Oregon State University campus was punctured at about 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, which shut down the buildings in the area. According to David Sweeney, the...

Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7, 2021 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler was extradited by a Benton County Circuit Court judge on April 21 to the state of Virginia.

OSU professor arrested on fugitive charges, search being conducted for replacement

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that Tyler resigned on Oct. 13. A previous version of this story stated Tyler had been terminated.  An Oregon State University professor and researcher...

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Benton County releases CSD board election results

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
May 19, 2021

Benton County released the results of the 2021 Corvallis School District election on the night of May 18 on the Oregon election results website. The winners of this school district election will serve...

Appelt marches towards an officer moments before he is fatally shot by a CPD officer. Appelt appears to be brandishing something the CPD says is a knife. Red Circle is a part of the video provided to The Daily Barometer by the CPD and the Benton County DA’s office.

Body camera footage made public for the Philomath man shot and killed by CPD police

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 3, 2021

The Benton County District Attorney's office has identified the man who was shot on Saturday at the Days Inn hotel, providing a body cam video to corroborate the situation. Jeffery W. Appelt, 32, has...

An unidentified Philomath man has died as a result of an officer involved shooting in the early morning hours on Saturday, April 3 at the Days Inn on 9th Street in Corvallis, Ore. An investigation is underway but as of now the suspect is said to have been acting aggressively and attempting to enter guest rooms.

Philomath man shot and killed at Corvallis hotel by CPD officer

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 3, 2021

A 32-Year-Old Philomath man was shot and killed outside the Days Inn on 9th Street by a Corvallis Police Officer.In a statement published to Facebook, the Corvallis Police Department said the investigation...

A photo illustration of Oregon State University President F. King Alexander pictured with the OSU logo. Alexander has now resigned after community outrage over how Louisiana State University handled complaints of sexual misconduct during Alexanders tenure as president of LSU.

New presidential search, concerns from OSU community discussed in BOT meeting

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees has discussed the parameters of their next presidential search in a board meeting on March 24. The meeting follows the resignation of OSU President F. King...

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