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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Benjamin Rabbino

Benjamin Rabbino, Sport Chief

Fourth year

Finance major


All content by Benjamin Rabbino
Senior Zach Lame juggles the ball during a training session with the mens soccer team of Oregon State early in the month of April.

Senior Zach Lame achieves childhood dream of playing division-one soccer at OSU

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
May 1, 2023

As a young boy, Zach Lame (pronounced Luh-May) wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father, who had played soccer his whole life and kicked his first soccer ball as an infant with the help of his babysitter. “Soccer...

Sophomore forward Glenn Taylor Jr. jabs against the Utah defense inside of Gill Coliseum on Jan. 26. Taylor Jr.s departure hurts the Beavers offense and requires the team to look elsewhere for replacement.

The NCAA transfer portal has not been kind to Beaver basketball

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
April 10, 2023

With the recent news of men’s basketball’s Glenn Taylor Jr. opting to leave Oregon State and enter the NCAA transfer portal, the school faces its latest star departure.  Taylor Jr. was a leader...

Sitting alongside teammate, center Chol Marial, guard Felipe Palazzo cheers for his team in a tough game against UCLA on February 9 in Gill Coliseum.

Men’s Basketball’s Felipe Palazzo: Sports provide a common language for international students at Oregon State

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
March 6, 2023

Many international student-athletes have to leave their home country and acclimate to the norms and standards of the area they move to. Of course, this can present many challenges. For Felipe Palazzo,...

Belligerent Beavs founders and members, Benny Wehage (left), Terry Horstman, and JP Bertram (right), pose for a photo outside of Providence Park in Portland, Oregon. on Sept. 17 where they traveled to see the Beavers beat Montana State by a score of 68-28. The three Bebe’s enjoy attending the games in person in order to get a true experience to talk over on their podcast.

Three OSU alumni find success online, create NIL path for Beaver athletes

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
January 17, 2023

Former women’s studies graduate, JP Bertram, would have never guessed his professional career would take the route that it did. Yet, over 2,000 Twitter followers later and a platform that spreads...

Oregon State University’s head coach Johnathan Smith views down the sideline in a game against Colorado University on Oct. 22. The Beavers have committed $30.6 million to Smith over the next six seasons.

Oregon State head football coach Jonathan Smith under contract through Feb. 2029

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
December 12, 2022

Oregon State head football coach Jonathan Smith under contract through Feb. 2029 Jonathan Smith was once the starting quarterback for the Beavers, leading them to a 2001 Fiesta Bowl victory and being...

Quarterback Chance Nolan steps back to deliver a pass against Boise State on Sept. 3 in Reser Stadium for this seasons home-opener game. Nolan enters the transfer portal with at least one more year of eligibility left.

Former Oregon State starting quarterback, Chance Nolan, decides to enter the transfer portal

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
December 1, 2022

Before going down with a neck injury in a game against Utah on Oct. 1, Chance Nolan seemed to be the starting quarterback moving forward with the Beavers. It was announced today by Angie Machado of...

Senior safety Jaydon Grant celebrates an incompletion against the Unversity of Southern California on Sept. 24 in Reser Stadium, Corvallis. The Beavers travel south to Stanford to try and win their first PAC-12 conference game of the season.

Oregon State looks to get back in the win column versus Stanford, Saturday at 8 p.m.

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
October 6, 2022

The Beavers have lost their previous two games to start PAC-12 conference play this season and are entering this week's game possibly without their starting quarterback. Starting junior quarterback...

Taliese Fuaga and Kanoa Shannon celebrate Shannon’s touchdown during the Beaver football game against Montana State at Providence Park in Portland, Ore, on September 17, 2022. Five different Beavers rushed for touchdowns during the game.

Oregon State looks to upset the Trojans at home, bettors on Caesars Sportsbook agree

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
September 22, 2022

The Beavers look to upset the No. 7 University of Southern California Trojans this Saturday inside of Reser Stadium, something that they are familiar with doing. Oregon State versus USC is not one of...

The main grandstands of the new west side of Reser Stadium during construction on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in Corvallis Oregon. The projected capacity of the new west side is anticipated to be around 8,500 seats.

Reser Construction is set to finish on August 3

Benjamin Rabbino, Sport Chief
September 19, 2022

With the conclusion of the Reser Stadium arriving in August 2023, Beaver fans will have more to look forward to than an improved atmosphere, extending to a seamless stadium food experience. January...

A photo gallery from the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl, where the Oregon State Beavers faced off against the Utah State Aggies at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles, CA on Dec 18, 2021. Although the Beavers lost by a score of 13-24, Oregon State finished with an overall record of 7-5, and appeared in their first bowl game since 2013.

Beaver Football looks to stomp over the Boise State Broncos to open the 2022 season

Benjamin Rabbino, Sports Chief
September 1, 2022

With the demolition of Reser Stadium starting following the conclusion of the 2021 season, the Beavers look to carry on the prior season’s success in an updated setting. The Oregon State Beavers will...

Pictured from left to right, Callan Jackman, Sierra Bishop, Emily Nagel, Caleb Etter, Jennifer Ruan, Christian Porter Lubbers, Sarah Connolly, Kristina Peterson and Benny the Beaver. These members of the Dam Worth It team pose with uplifting signs at the Jan. 20 OSU Men’s Basketball game vs. the University of Washington Huskies in Gill Coliseum.

Dam Worth It celebrates five years, speaks toward the growth of mental health awareness

When Dam Worth It was first founded back in 2017, co-founders Taylor Ricci and Nathan Braaten had no idea of the impact it would have on the Oregon State community five years later. Since the creation...

Members of the Oregon State football team are seen here congratulating sophomore kicker Everett Hayes. Hayes hit the game-winning field goal against the Washington Huskies on October 2, 2021.

Hopes and aspirations for Oregon State football team becoming a reality

Beavers move to a 4-1 record, sit atop of PAC-12 North
Benjamin Rabbino, Assistant Sports Editor
October 3, 2021

The stage was set for sophomore kicker Everett Hayes. The football game between the Oregon State Beavers and the Washington State huskies was tied at 24 points a piece. With two seconds left in the...

Redshirt-junior inside linebacker Jack Colletto pictured in the endzone against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Against the Trojans, Colletto scored 2 rushing touchdowns, and 1 interceptions to help the Beavers defeat the Trojans, 45-27

Oregon State Football upsets USC in Los Angeles

Beavers get their first road victory against the Trojans since 1960.
Benjamin Rabbino, Assistant Sports Editor
September 26, 2021

For the first time since 2014, the Oregon State football team has a three-game winning streak, as the Beavers defeated the University of Southern California Trojans by a score of 45-27. This was the...

Oregon State redshirt-senior offensive lineman Nathan Eldridge gets ready to snap the ball to redshirt-senior quarterback Chance Nolan against the University of Idaho Vandals. The Beavers scored a decisive victory against Idaho on Saturday, winning 42-0.

Oregon State Football Continues to Improve, Wins Steadily Against the Idaho Vandals

Benjamin Rabbino, Assistant Sports Editor
September 18, 2021

The rainy Saturday morning wasn’t going to stop fans from seeing the Oregon State Beavers defeat the Idaho Vandals by a blowout score of 42-0. OSU led the game in every category, statistically speaking....

Redshirt-sophomore outside linebacker Riley Sharp (56) and redshirt-junior defensive lineman Cody Anderson (98) wait for the ball to be snapped to rush the quarterback.

Oregon State Football Wins Season Home Opener against Hawaii

Benjamin Rabbino, Assistant Sports Editor
September 13, 2021

First down chants rumbling the stadium, chainsaws being revved on third downs, orange and black all throughout Reser Stadium… Beaver Football is back. It had been nearly two years since Reser Stadium...

The Oregon State football team takes the field in their home opener against Hawaii. This was the first game back inside Reser Stadium with fans since November 2019.

Oregon State Football Rolls Past Hawaii in the Home Opener

Benjamin Rabbino, Assistant Sports Editor
September 12, 2021

Oregon State wins against Hawaii 45-27. It was an amazing show out by the Oregon State Beavers in their first time playing in front of fans at Reser for the first time in nearly two years. The last...

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