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Taylor Milam is the recovery coordinator for the Joan and Tom Skoro Collegiate Recovery Living Community. The community has 10 full-time residents and about 30 more who have access to the community and its activities.

Special-interest housing aims to foster individual growth, interpersonal relationships

March 2, 2020

Correction: The number of rooms available in Dixon Lodge was originally misstated and has been corrected. The Barometer regrets this error. Editor’s Note: The following article mentions substance use....

Plageman Hall is the main Student Health Services location.

Coronavirus, flu season among Oregon, local health officials’ priorities

February 17, 2020

As of Sunday, February 16, there are 50,580 confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus in 24 countries, with 50,054 in China alone, and 15 confirmed cases in the U.S., according to the World Health Organization.The...

At the ordering counter in American Dream Pizza, there are drinks on tap, pizzas in various stages of production, and a large chalkboard menu. 

Best of 2020: Corvallis food under $15

January 21, 2020

First place: Local BoyzCorrection: This story originally misspelt Gary Weyhrick’s name. The story has been updated. The Barometer regrets this error.A crowd bunches into a two level grey concrete building...

Sister Richard and Sister Cook of the Latter Day Saints Student Association brave the driving wind and rain to set up a booth near the Memorial Union. 

‘Arctic high pressure’ to extend into the Pacific Northwest in the coming week

January 13, 2020

Winter term has kicked off with some wet weather, and reports show that Corvallis may contend with a cold front that could bring snow. With snow comes the chance that it could get difficult for students...

The Elliot State Forest Advisory Committee did not come to a conclusion regarding the furute of the forst, but rather, to continue pursuing a plan. This plan will be presented to the State Land board in the fall of 2020.

Future of Elliott State Forest still undetermined

January 6, 2020

Members of Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of State Lands met with the State Land Board on Dec.10 to present plans to transfer the Elliott State Forest to the OSU College of Forestry. The...

Corvallis is located a little over two hours from ski and snowboarding lodges. Peak Sports in Corvallis offers deals on passes and offers a shuttle to some locations. 

Corvallis located near Oregon’s most popular snow-sport destinations

December 30, 2019

There are a number of options for getting up to snow level this season and hitting the powder. While Corvallis may not be located on a slope itself, it is located relatively close to popular snow-sport...

In hopes to create a more prepared campus, Peavy Hall faces new construction for earthquake readiness. Retrofitting for earthquake resistance is taking place within the building to ensure safety amidst the increasing awareness and future conversations regarding Oregon’s predicted earthquakes.

Many campus buildings likely to “fail in even a modest earthquake”

November 12, 2019

With the possibility of a magnitude nine earthquake to hit the Pacific Northwest within the next 50 years, Oregon State University is slowly but surely retrofitting campus buildings to meet safety codes.What...

Doug Pollock stands next to the stump of a tree which was approximately 420 years old. 

Amid research forest policy changes, community wants old-growth protection

November 4, 2019

Across a small wooden bridge that spans the rippling Baker Creek, a leaf-strewn road winds up a hill into the McDonald and Dunn Research Forests. An early cold-spell has deadened the leaves of the surrounding...

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Oregonians gather to remember old-growth forest lost in “No Vacancy” clearcut

October 22, 2019

Community members troubled by the loss of a stand of trees in the McDonald and Dunn Research Forests braved the wind and cold on Sunday at Willamette Park to honor some of Oregon’s longest living inhabitants. The...

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