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In this photo provided by Community Outreach Inc., a medical worker is seen filling out documents.

Local volunteer organization offers free medical care

Emma Coke, News Contributor
August 9, 2022

Corvallis-based organization, Community Outreach Inc., offers free or discounted primary and acute medical care to those who are uninsured and underinsured within the Linn-Benton County area. COI, which...

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Emergency response training to take place in Reser Stadium

Sam Misa, News Contributor
August 8, 2022

Reser Stadium on Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus is set to host an emergency response training exercise on August 9. The training exercise, which will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00...

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Nearly 75 monkeypox cases in Oregon; how to stay informed, get tested

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

The World Health Association has declared Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, as the virus continues to spread across the United States and in five counties in Oregon.  As...

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OSU declares in-state tuition for students enrolled in tribal nations

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

Any person enrolled in a federally recognized Tribal nation will be considered an in-state student at Oregon State University, starting in the fall term of 2022.  The university announced on Wednesday...

Actors began dress rehearsals for Bard in the Quad in front of the Memorial Union at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore on July 31, 2022. Bard in the Quad began in 2006 and its mission is to present innovative, quality outdoor Shakespeare productions to the OSU campus.

Oregon State University presents “Twelfth Night” for 17th annual Bard in the Quad

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 3, 2022

Bringing together a mix of alumni, current students and community members, Bard in the Quad returns for its 17th season this summer to present the Shakesperian romp “Twelfth Night.” “Twelfth Night”...

An Eco2Go dropoff location found in the Student Experience Center Plaza next to the Memorial Unit, photographed on July 26th, 2022. When the program first launched, OSU’s campus had only five dropoff boxes, expanding to 20 dropoff boxes later on.

Eco2go to resume ‘as soon as staffing allows’

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Eco2Go is a University and Housing Dining Program which provides customers with reusable takeout containers. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the program has been under temporary suspension. Kerry...

Kettlebell weights at Dixon Recreation
Center. In previous summer terms, only
enrolled students could utilize the Dixon
facilities, but this year any student can work
out for free.

OSU students can now work out for free this summer at Dixon Recreation Center

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

For the first time in Dixon Recreation Center’s history, all students are able to access the facilities free of charge during the summer term. Since its opening in 1976, Dixon Recreation Center...

Corvallis Planning Commission Senior Planner Rian Amiton examining and discussing possi-
ble zoning for downtown at Corvallis City Hall on July 25.

New zoning structure downtown aims to help commercial development

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Downtown Corvallis might look much different in coming years, as city planners are working to implement mixed-use development zoning, allowing for buildings to serve commercial, retail, entertainment and...

Signage at Dixon Recreation Center tells OSU community members that the spa is currently
closed. The Dixon Spa has been closed to students since early 2020.

Dixon Recreation Center’s spa to be replaced pending Board of Trustees approval

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Tucked away within Steven’s Natatorium, Dixon Recreation Center’s hot tub has sat idle since the winter term of 2020. “The hot tub had maintenance issues for many years,” Associate Director...

Professor Gregory Rorrer poses in his office in Gleason Hall at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore on July 11, 2022.

Nine Fullbright awards earned by Oregon State University faculty

Sam Misa, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

In the past five years Oregon State University has seen 27 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards go to its staff, with nine of those awards being from 2022 alone. In 2022, OSU exceeded the number...

Corvallis Action Network event organizers speak to a crowd in Central Park in downtown Corvallis
Ore. CAN organized this event on July 24 at to raise awareness for women’s reproductive rights.

Corvallis Action Network creates nonprofit, takes action for reproductive rights awareness

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Corvallis Action Network volunteers hosted a reproductive rights awareness event on the one month anniversary of Roe v. Wade being overturned. CAN was first started by a group of people who had...

Frank Ragulsky, former adviser to The Daily Barometer and director of Student Media at Oregon State University from 1982 to 2009. Ragulsky died on June 30 in Corvallis, Ore. at  75 years old.

Former Barometer adviser Frank Ragulsky dies at 75, leaving behind enduring legacy in college media

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
July 21, 2022

Those who knew Frank Ragulsky likely heard him say, “I have been to the bank,” when he reached work at seven in the morning.  Generally, that meant he had already caught a couple of steelhead trout...

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