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This illustration depicts a laptop and notebook
on a table. Advisor Kerry Kincanon recommends
students talk to advisors for help with registration.

On Our Minds: Scheduling tips, hacks to make registration less stressful

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 2, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The clock strikes 6 p.m.—it’s registration time. But...

Third-year chemical engineering major, Nicholas Dominic (back), and third-year marketing major, Juan Diego, make sandwiches on April 19 at the Arnold Dining center. Oregon State University is one of the biggest employers of students in Corvallis.

Social Addendum: Record low unemployment doesn’t have to be such an important headline

Christine Castles, Columnist
May 2, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. At 2.6% in February, Benton County has the lowest unemployment...

First-year biochemistry major Mya Kuzmin opens the Tinder app on April 20 in her dorm room. Many college students use Tinder as a way to pass the time between classes which, if done too often, can lead to a negative effect on their mental health.

F*ck it, real talk: Dating apps (probably) aren’t good for your mental health

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
May 2, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Dating apps can lead to feelings of self doubt and loneliness,...

Members of the Basic Needs Center Food Pantry Noelle Galardi (Left), Tina Hanby and Katlyn Varney prepare grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge. The HSRC provides students with resources who may be struggling with food or housing insecurity. From OMN Archives.

Social Addendum: Stigma surrounding food insecurity is keeping students from receiving basic food needs

Christine Castles, Columnist
April 29, 2022

Correction: A graf stating an opinion of the writer has been taken out of the article due to being an unsubstantiated accusation. The Barometer regrets this error. Editor’s Note: This column does...

Oregon State University graduate and guitarist for The Yams Nick Batmale (left) and third year OSU music production student and bassist for The Yams Blac McEwen performing at a house show in Corvallis, Ore. in February. There are a couple house show venues in Corvallis, including Jugg House and iHop.

fishscales: House shows are reviving Corvallis weekends

Brandt Bridges, Columnist
April 12, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Who knew Corvallis, Ore. had a music scene? To be honest,...

Local band Minor Anomaly performed at Bombs Away Café the night of Oct. 22, 2021. Bombs Away is located at 2527 NW Monroe Ave. in Corvallis, Ore.

Modern Issues Scrutinized Accordingly: Corvallis can and should benefit from local talent

Sam Misa, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. While Corvallis, Ore. may not have any formal venues to...

Second-year psychology major Sophia Fischer relaxes while wearing a facemask and cucumbers to soothe her mind while preparing for finals week at her home on March 9. It is important for students to take time for themselves to cool off and calm down, especially during the winter months which can be dark and dreary, physically and mentally.

The Way of Things: Healthy coping mechanisms can help students make it through the school year

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. As we begin another term, burnout already hangs around the...

The book Maus by Art Spiegelman. The book was banned by a Tennessee school board in McMinn County in January.

The Way of Things: An American game of cat and “Maus”

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
March 31, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The recent controversial banning of Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer...

Sarah Erickson talks about their experience as an Oregon State University grad student and the problems with math department qualifying exams in front of the Memorial Union on Feb. 18. The “Quals” have been a hot button issue with many students and instructors insisting that they are not an accurate measurement of student success.

F-ck it, real talk: The math department qualifying exams are just another roadblock to success

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The math department’s doctoral-qualifying exams at Oregon...

A lone starship robot waits for cars to pass before crossing Southwest Washington Way on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus on Feb. 23. With so many robots roaming around, it is likely one will be hit, and students can face trouble if they dont follow the necessary steps if they hit one of the robots.

On Our Minds: Starship delivery robots will inevitably cause legal headaches for students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
March 29, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Starship delivery robots that travel across Oregon State...

Kira Durham stands in front of a house on 16th Street in Corvallis Or, on Feb. 11. Durham damaged her relationship with her childhood best friend after living with them in the dorms, over sanitation concerns.

F-ck it, real talk: Why you shouldn’t worry about where you live

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. When starting college, the transition to living in dorms...

A free tampon and pad dispenser can be seen in s single user restroom on the first floor of Waldo on Jan. 14. OSU is starting to install free tampon and pad dispensers across campus due to the Oregon Menstrual Dignity Act.

Social Addendum: Dispensing facts about the need for accessible periods products in all OSU restrooms

Christine Castles, Columnist
March 8, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The new period product dispensers on Oregon State University’s...

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