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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Students at Oregon State University hold an Iftar and vigil on April 8, 2024.

‘Faith, resilience and unwavering determination:’ OSU students hold Iftar, vigil in support of Palestine

Zeva Rosenbaum and Abdulla Al-Hammadi
April 11, 2024

Almost seven years ago since their founding, Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights hosted an iftar and vigil on campus in support of the Palestinian people.  The event consisted of two parts:...

A gender inclusive bathroom on the second floor of the Valley Library at Oregon State University on March 12, 2024.

ASOSU president, vice president continue to advocate for gender-neutral bathrooms

Molly Hoglund, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

Zane Yinger has always strived to take real action in implementing gender-inclusive spaces in their community.  This past year, when they physically ripped down binary gendered restroom labels, they...

OSU aims to help low-income students access education

OSU aims to help low-income students access education

Josh Cande, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

The sullen gray of an Oregon day hangs overhead. You barely notice the light drizzle falling from the sky while heading back to your apartment complex. Approaching the door, you find a notice taped...

Increasing rent prices burden students, locals

Increasing rent prices burden students, locals

Max Loew, News Contributor
March 5, 2024

As an influx of new houses and apartments enter the Corvallis housing market and leases will end come June, returning students are scrambling to find off-campus housing.  Housing market prices are...

Oregon lawmakers propose re-criminalization of drug possession

Oregon lawmakers propose re-criminalization of drug possession

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
February 12, 2024

On Jan. 23, two Oregon Democrats proposed a radical change to Measure 110, which was first passed in 2020. The measure was intended to help solve Oregon’s ongoing drug addiction problem in a way that...

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: Sexual fantasies include land, sea, sun and space

Teresa Ashford, Columnist
February 6, 2024

When the editor of the Barometer shared this month’s theme with me (land, sea, sun and space), the first thing that came to mind was people’s sexual fantasies. You might be thinking, “What? How does...

Locals navigate the avenue before its transformation through rezone between 14th and 26th Streets in Corvallis.

Collaborative study continued to enhance Monroe Avenue travel

Thiru Vignesh Manoharan, News Contributor
January 28, 2024

The City of Corvallis and Oregon State University are collaboratively advancing the Monroe Avenue Corridor Study, focusing on enhancing transportation and connectivity along Monroe Avenue. The stretch...

Heba stands outside of the Benton County Courthouse at the “Free Palestine” protest on Saturday, Nov. 4 2023. Heba is a student at OSU advocating for Palestinian rights.

OSU students reflect on violence in Gaza, Israel

Cailan Menius-Rash, News Contributor
November 15, 2023

Over 7,000 miles from the region where Israel and Hamas forces are engaging in deadly conflict, some students at Oregon State University find that distance means nothing when a war hits close to home. On...

Scaffolding on the Memorial Union at
Oregon State University on Oct. 20. The scaffolding was being taken down on this day as construction was concluding.

Construction on Memorial Union will be completed later than expected

Zoe Walker, News Contributor
November 12, 2023

Students and faculty alike may have noticed the scaffolding on the Memorial Union during Welcome Week and throughout the beginning of fall Term, and while much of the scaffolding has been taken down, construction...

Illustration by Han Beck

Agricultural mental health hotline enters service for rural Oregonians

Maya Lim, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of suicide. AgriStress Helpline, a program aiming to provide mental health services in agricultural and forestry communities has spread to Oregon, its...

The obstacle course along SW Washington Way on Oregon State University campus on Feb. 19. The course is slated to be rebuilt on the east side of the Lorenz Soccer Field.

NROTC obstacle course will move to new location

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
August 10, 2023

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps obstacle course will be rebuilt from scratch and moved to the east side of the Lorenz Soccer Field, with a construction date to be determined. According to...

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