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Jennifer Villalobos stands under the Weatherford Hall archway on campus. Villalobos is leading the Canvas resource guide initiative.

Online Canvas Resource Guide aims to help college students navigate through their courses

April 12, 2021

The Oregon State University College of Business Canvas Resource Guide is set to have a pilot launch this summer; the guide’s goal is to provide help for students finding information and resources.Jennifer...

The logo of WittKieffer, the search firm that assisted in Oregon State Universitys presidential search process which resulted in the hiring of F. King Alexander last year. The firm was banned from conducting searches within North Carolinas University system due to a due diligence failure when recruiting East Carolina University’s chancellor Cecil Staton in 2016.

Search firm involved in hiring F. King Alexander was banned in North Carolina

March 30, 2021

A search firm used by Oregon State University to hire F. King Alexander in 2020 was temporarily banned by the University of North Carolina System for failing to meet contract expectations.The University...

An illustration representing Oregon State Universitys plans to hold all spring Commencement ceremonies virtually. OSU hopes to return to some form of in-person ceremonies in 2022.

Spring Commencement ceremonies affected by pandemic restrictions

March 10, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on in-person gatherings, Oregon State University and OSU-Cascades will be holding spring Commencement ceremonies virtually. Steve Clark, vice president...

Daily Barometer News Contributor & Columnist, Artur Pinheiro Da Silva interviews former Barometer Staff, Barbara Wallace Cullicott, about her experience working with the Daily Barometer. Barbara Wallace Cullicott was part of The Daily Barometer from 1959 - 1963, she recounts events such as the infamous Columbus Day Storm and that time she interviewed John F. Kennedy. 

Baro staff reflect on biggest stories of their time

March 1, 2021

The Daily Barometer throughout its 125 year history has produced memorable and significant stories according to former staff members, including the historic change of renaming Oregon State College to Oregon...

ASOSU President Isabel Nuñez Pérez, left, and Vice President Metzin Rodriguezoutside of the Memorial Union.

ASOSU accomplishments aim to improve student experiences

February 22, 2021

At the forefront of student and university governance, the Associated Students of Oregon State University is the bridge between students and the university’s administration, having made numerous accomplishments...

A closed off computer station creates six feet of distance between students at the OSU Valley Library.  The Valley Library computer lab is open by reservation only from 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday. 

Spring term to maintain mainly remote instruction

February 8, 2021

For the spring term, the Oregon State University Corvallis campus will continue to offer classes remotely, with less than 10% of courses being taught in person. OSU-Cascades will offer a mix of in person,...

A hand holding a lit cigarette in front of 7 Eleven. One of the new laws in Oregon has increased the tax on cigarettes and cigars as well as established a tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products.

New laws for the new year, Oregon sees changes in its legislation for 2021

January 21, 2021

As a new year begins, new laws start to take effect in the state of Oregon from drugs being decriminalized, increased taxes for cigarettes, vapes and e-cigarettes, to changes in acquiring a driver’s...

This illustration represents the general differences in goals (specifically resolutions) we set for ourselves last January (2020), as compared to this January (2021).

Silva: ‘A happy new year?’

January 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Every new year, people tend to evaluate what they would like...

Despite rising COVID cases many families will continue to travel during the holidays. 

Students cautious to return home for holidays; COVID-19 testing available

November 16, 2020

With Thanksgiving approaching, many students feel worried about traveling, yet plan to go home for the holidays. Oregon State University is planning to have COVID-19 testing available for those that need...

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