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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

All content by Ercoli Crugnale
Second-year ecological engineering student Dan Hofmann prepares for summer courses outside the Memorial Union. 

Summer session offers unique academic opportunities

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
June 5, 2017

The most productive term at Oregon State University might just be the one with the fewest people.OSU summer courses are a great tool for the over 7,000 summer students, which allows them to take a wide...

Bethany Matthews, a physics graduate student at Oregon State University, checking on a vacuum chamber used to create thin film material. Matthews recently won a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award, and the Ben and Elaine Whiteley Endowment for Materials Research Fellowship.

Physics graduate student wins national award, fellowship

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
May 15, 2017

Bethany Matthews receives honors for her research in atom probe tomographyBethany Matthews, an Oregon State University graduate student studying physics, has recently won a U.S. Department of Energy Office...

International Team graphic

International Student Community Team promotes inclusivity through action

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
February 27, 2017

Despite there being a student organization on campus that engages over 300 people from all over the world, with members from Africa to the Middle East, you might not have heard of them or their work.The...

Roaa Albish observes the OSU campus through a window in the ECC. Being Muslim, Albish has felt the effects of Islamophobia.

Combating Islamophobia

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
February 13, 2017

Muslim OSU students have felt effects of national policy On Jan. 28, images of protesters holding homemade signs, packed shoulder-to-shoulder with tears streaking their faces flooded news outlets throughout...

Group of students on campus demand university shift gear, sell Worker Rights Consortium approved brands

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
January 23, 2017

On-campus activist group Sweatshop Free OSU is taking their cause directly to Oregon State University President Ed Ray. “The main obstacle we have is the administration,” said group founder Marie...

The OSU sailing club competing against the University of Oregon in the Outlaw Regatta. The club practices at Fern Ridge Reservoir just outside of Eugene. 

OSU sailing club sets sails on Northwest, West Coast domination

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
December 5, 2016

Looking at Oregon State University, one may not expect it to be a school that has a sailing team at all, let alone one that is growing so rapidly and hopes to eventually hang with the California sailing...

The College Republicans of OSU meet every Tuesday to discuss politics and meet with friends. 

College Republicans: Organization shifts focus from partisan views to social discussion

Ercoli Crugnale
November 7, 2016

Oregon State University’s Republican club doesn’t believe in traditional partisan politics. Instead, members are adamant that the club is about coming together to discuss politics in a friendly manner...

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