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Oregon State celebrates Black History Month with these events

Oregon State celebrates Black History Month with these events

Sydni Zidarevich, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
February 1, 2023

To celebrate Black History Month in February, Oregon State University is hosting a number of free events that coincide with the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center’s yearly theme of “Strength in...

Ingredients and items inside of the Beaver Bag on Jan. 22. The Beaver Bags have been distributed at the Basic Needs Center.

Accessing Resources for Basic Needs On Campus

David Li, News Contributor
January 27, 2023

The Basic Needs Center, formerly the Human Services Resource Center, offers students and community members resources to support their nutritional, laundry, and textbook needs, as well as volunteer opportunities. Every...

A plush goat photographed near the front of the entrance of Oregon State University’s Valley Library on Jan. 19th. Students are encouraged to hunt for a similar goat hidden elsewhere in the library in order to claim a button prize that changes every week.

The Valley Library is now goated

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
January 23, 2023

Frankie Claassen entered The Valley Library to do what she usually does there – quiet, individual studying, free from the dorm noise – when she happened upon a goat.  A stuffed goat, of course;...

Student Fee Committee chair Joe Page poses for a photo in the ASOSU office on Jan. 17. “Every unit has introduced a decision package to adjust for that cost of living,” Page said. “For some units, that’s the only additional money that they’re asking for.”

2024 incidental fee deliberations begin, including possible cost of living adjustment

Vincent Ho, Riley LeCocq, News Contributor, Editor-in-Chief
January 23, 2023

2024 incidental fee discussions at Oregon State University have already begun with most asking for a package that could increase student wages due to inflation, according to Joe Page, Student Fee Committee...

Pair of buildings evacuated due to fire alarms, one fire confirmed

Pair of buildings evacuated due to fire alarms, one fire confirmed

Wes Flow, News Contributor
January 22, 2023

Two residential buildings in Corvallis were evacuated due to fire alarms over the weekend, with one reportedly sustaining damage in a fire. The first incident began on the night of Jan. 20 at Sierra...

Contributed portrait of Scott Vignos taken by photographer, Julian McFadden

Scott Vignos selected as new Chief Diversity officer

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
January 17, 2023

Editor's note: Quotes have been edited from a previous version of this story, they have since been corrected. We apologize for the error.   “This is not work that you can stop, or pause, or take...

An illustration depicting a student having trouble accessing a website. Recently, librarians
suspended negotiations with Elsevier due to the inability for the two entities to reach an agreement.

OSU librarians suspend negotiations with worldwide scholarly information provider

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
January 17, 2023

Oregon State University librarians have launched new services in lieu of suspended negotiations with Elsevier, one of the largest publishers of scholarly information in the world. The Valley Library’s...

Photo of program co-director Kaitlyn Kim posing for a photo with her buddy.

OSU student founds an Alzheimer’s Buddies chapter: program assists in improving the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s

Alexander Banks , News Contributor
January 17, 2023

Oregon State University student Grace Scuderi hopes to  improve the lives of families and those affected with Alzheimer’s, or other forms of  dementia, through the founding of an Alzheimer’s Buddies...

Photo illustration depicting Arnold Dining hall, Benjamin Lee Arnold and past Barometer articles on the building.

‘Arnold Dining Hall’s’ remains unchanged despite being named after racist figure

Katie Livermore , News Reporter
January 17, 2023

Six years ago, community members raised a question: “What does it mean for Oregon State University to value equity and inclusion if individuals after whom its buildings are named did not?”  The...

The Dixon Kits Center photographed on December 19, 2022 showcases the center’s variety of
interactive learning experiences in Corvallis, Ore. Students are provided with indoor and outdoor learning opportunities even out in the Oregon rain.

Support for student-parents at OSU comes to Dixon

Ginnie Sandoval , News Contributor
January 17, 2023

Oregon State University’s newest childcare program, Dixon Kits, is set to open at the beginning of winter term with the intention of providing student-parents with specialized childcare and lower tuition...

Dr. King Saturday of Service to take place this weekend

Dr. King Saturday of Service to take place this weekend

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
January 11, 2023

Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a campus wide volunteering event called “Dr. King Saturday of Service” on Jan. 14th, 2022. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to volunteer and...

Map showing the locations of all drop off spots for Eco2Go containers on campus after students are done using them.

Eco2Go reusable takeout containers return late January

Katie Livermore , News Reporter
January 10, 2023

University Dining and Housing Service’s Eco2Go reusable takeout container program is scheduled to return Jan. 23 on the Corvallis campus. After a hiatus due to COVID-19, OSU students will soon be...

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