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In this photo provided by Community Outreach Inc., a medical worker is seen filling out documents.

Local volunteer organization offers free medical care

August 9, 2022

Corvallis-based organization, Community Outreach Inc., offers free or discounted primary and acute medical care to those who are uninsured and underinsured within the Linn-Benton County area. COI, which...

Construction is underway on the east side of Reser Stadium where Student Health Services will be relocated to the Oregon State University Wellness Clinic for future use. Student Health Services and the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will both move out of Plageman Hall and be separated from each other.

Student Health Services, Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center to move out of Plageman Hall

June 6, 2022

In the fall of 2023, Oregon State University’s Student Health Services, which is currently housed within Plageman Hall, will move to the southeast side of Reser Stadium.  SHS moving to Reser Stadium...

Students wait in line to order at Trader Bings Cafe in Austin Hall on the morning of May 16. Worker shortages at on-campus dining halls and cafes have caused long lines and further difficulty for current staff members.

UHDS locations experience ongoing worker shortages

June 6, 2022

Employment at Oregon State University’s Housing and Dining Services locations, for both students and professional staff members, is still not up to pre-pandemic levels.  UHDS locations, which include...

Oregon State University Interim President Rebecca Johnson sits alongside VP Patricia Bedient at a Board of Trustees meeting in the Memorial Union Horizon Room on April 8 that discussed tuition increases. Johnson has served as the interim president at OSU since former President F. King Alexander resigned last spring, but the board announced on May 20 the two finalist candidates for the next OSU president.

Board of Trustees announces OSU presidential finalist candidates

May 20, 2022

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees announced the finalists for the university’s next president in a public meeting on May 20. Community members can meet both finalists in forums happening...

This illustration depicts a milk carton displaying a search ad for the new OSU president. The search for a new Oregon State University President is still in the process with recent updates.

OSU presidential search to continue with board meeting on May 5

May 4, 2022

The search for Oregon State University’s next president continues with a public session Board of Trustees meeting on May 5 at 1 p.m. over Zoom.  The meeting will consist of determining compensation...

Sophia Ospina, a first-year student at Oregon State University, orders hot chocolate from Cascadia Cafe student worker Izzy Waggoner in the International Living-Learning Center on April 19. Cascadia Cafe is one of the on-campus coffee shops participating in the new program to offer students who bring their own reusable mugs a 35-cent discount.

Program to reduce disposable cup use has been ‘well received’

May 2, 2022

More Oregon State University community members have reportedly been bringing reusable mugs to coffee shops after the start of a new program that charges for the use of disposable cups.  In February,...

Oregon State University students working at the Student Experience Center on Jan. 6 organize containers for COVID-19 testing. Even with OSU no longer requiring community members to receive their booster shots or wear masks, the rate of positive COVID-19 cases on the OSU campus has remained low.

OSU loosens vaccine requirements, positive cases remain low

April 25, 2022

After Oregon State University announced COVID-19 booster shots for all students and staff and weekly testing for unvaccinated individuals will no longer be required, COVID-19 cases are reported to have...

Pictured is a coffee drink in a reusable mug and a croissant from the Cascadia Cafe on March 8. Two on-campus cafes, e.Cafe and Cascadia Cafe, are now offering a 50 cent discount for drink purchases with resuable mugs.

On-campus cafes offer discount with use of reusable mugs

April 4, 2022

Correction: The Barometer was informed that the details of the pilot program for reusable mug discounts at e.Cafe and Cascadia Cafe have been changed. This article has been updated to reflect these changes. Students...

After closing due to the impacts of COVID-19 and University of Housing and Dining Services being short-staffed, North Porch Cafe in the Memorial Union is making a comeback for Spring 2022. This illustration depicts students waiting in line and ordering from the cafe.

North Porch Cafe has reopened with shorter menu, ‘enjoyable work environment’

March 21, 2022

After being closed for nearly two years due to staffing shortages, North Porch Cafe reopened on March 15 and will operate Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  North Porch, located in the...

Hedges frosted with ice on the morning of Jan. 27 on SW Western Boulevard and NW Twelfth Street in Corvallis, Ore. Temperatures are expected to drop to 18 degrees Farenheit in Corvallis in the early morning of Wednesday, Feb. 23.

Subfreezing temperatures at night return to Corvallis after spring-like weather

February 22, 2022

Just when many thought spring weather was finally beginning, subfreezing temperatures are back in the forecast this week in Corvallis, Ore. The early hours of Wednesday, Feb. 23 will be especially cold,...

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