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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Teresa Ashford sits at Interzone Coffee on July 28th. Ashford has been dubbed Oregon State University’s “Sexpert”, she works to make content educating students on various topics.

Sexpert Says: Pride month calls for community resources, to ‘not be silent’

Teresa Ashford
June 3, 2024

The theme of this month’s edition is commencement with a special section focused on Pride–it’s Pride Month. I had originally planned on writing about the importance of transitions – you’ve...

Reality of regalia at OSU: Unsustainable, unsatisfying, unbelievable

Reality of regalia at OSU: Unsustainable, unsatisfying, unbelievable

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
June 3, 2024

Congratulations on graduating from Oregon State University! This is a great honor that you should be proud of and celebrate, please pay $140 to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime achievement. As if college...

Teresa Ashford sits at Interzone Coffee on July 28th. Ashford has been dubbed Oregon State University’s “Sexpert”, she works to make content educating students on various topics.

You’re not alone: how to cope with SSRIs that affect your libido

Teresa Ashford, Columnist
May 6, 2024

A common question Human Sexuality students ask me is about the effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors  on libido, or sexual desire and sex drive. Serotonin helps us in multiple ways. It...

The Dam Dispatch: Understanding climate anxiety

Kera Nelson, Columnist
May 6, 2024

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinions of the Daily Barometer. What do you get when you combine anxiety with climate change? The perfect storm. Up until college, I had a basic...

Meaning and meaninglessness: a loving and transcendental path out of meaninglessness

Meaning and meaninglessness: a loving and transcendental path out of meaninglessness

Jack Derbenti, Columnist
May 6, 2024

“...There is decidedly nothing in the whole world that would make men love their fellow men,” said Ivan Fyodorovich, a character in the Fyodor Dostoevsky novel “The Brothers Karamazov.” “Were...

Book stacks in an aisle of Browsers Bookstore in downtown Corvallis, Ore. Browsers is closing its Corvallis location in February.

Striving Focus: No rest for the hindered reader

Ash Estevan, Columnist
April 8, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer Heavy reading should have more options to better navigate workload. Demanding course loads, balancing...

Teresa Ashford sits at Interzone Coffee on July 28th. Ashford has been dubbed Oregon State University’s “Sexpert”, she works to make content educating students on various topics.

Sexpert Says: Acknowledge the full spectrum of people who have sex

Teresa Ashford, Columnist
April 8, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer We’re not supposed to talk about s-e-x, right? Most of us didn’t have comprehensive sexuality...

Books are dead and we have killed them

Books are dead and we have killed them

Jack Derbenti, Columnist
March 29, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer “I believe that reading and writing are the most nourishing forms of meditation anyone has so far...

Kera Nelson photographed in France during her study abroad trip.

The Dam Dispatch: Returning to ‘normal’ after studying abroad

Kera Nelson, Columnist
March 15, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer From temporary farewells and overstuffed suitcases to foreign streets and ancient ruins, studying...

Trapped in the Projector: ‘Tis the season for Oscars at Oregon State

Trapped in the Projector: ‘Tis the season for Oscars at Oregon State

Ian Carlisle, Columnist
March 5, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer On March 10, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be handing out their awards, colloquially...

Walt Disney’s 1921 Business Envelope, from when he was based in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, featuring a self-portrait.

Trapped in the Projector: Who cares about the Walt Disney Company’s Centennial at OSU?

Ian Carlisle, Columnist
February 25, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer Does anyone care about the Walt Disney Company’s Centennial at Oregon State University? Well,...

Oregon State Women’s Basketball players high five their teammate Raegan Beers (15) on the sidelines at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene on Feb. 4.

The DAM Mailbag: WBB, PAC-12, Beaver football schedule and coaches

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
February 6, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer It’s that time again! I finally found the key for the Barometer Sports PO box in between some couch...

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