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Captain Joel Goodwin discusses in an interview about the situation table on Feb. 15, 2024 in the Benton County Sheriffs Office.

Corvallis police reflect on situation table approach

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 23, 2024

For the past three months, community partners of the Corvallis Situation Table have been hard at work bringing care to those at elevated risk.  Originally developed in Canada by Global Network for...

OSU project helps grow olives in Oregon

OSU project helps grow olives in Oregon

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 12, 2024

When you picture an olive farm, you may imagine a warm, sunny Mediterranean country like Spain or Greece. While Oregon, with its rainy, cold winters may not jump to mind, Oregon State University’s...

Students rehearse for No Future in the Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center on Feb. 8.

OSU students to put on “No Future” at Common Fields

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 10, 2024

Oregon State University students are putting on a play next week at Common Fields in Corvallis for the first show of the new season of OSU theater. This year, OSU students are getting the ball running...

Karen Holmberg talks about Van Pelt’s novel Remarkably Bright Creatures at
Moreland Hall at Oregon State University on January 31st, 2024.

OSU professor to host Random Review at Corvallis public library

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 8, 2024

Oregon State University Associate Professor Karen Holmberg will be hosting Random Review on Feb. 14 at Corvallis-Benton County Public Library to discuss Shelby Van Pelt’s novel Remarkably Bright Creatures. Set...

ASOSU Senators read and discuss the NARCAN bill presented to the senate in Corvallis, OR, on Jan. 9, 2024.

Effort to bring NARCAN to dorms continues following ASOSU approval

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 8, 2024

The Resident Hall Association brought a bill to vote at Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Senate meeting on Jan. 10 to make life-saving emergency care more accessible at OSU. The motion,...

Yaquina Head Lighthouse, north of Newport, Oregon on October 18, 2023.

Oregon Sea Grant uses funds to promote marine education, research

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 5, 2024

Editor's note: This story mistakenly appeared in truncated form in the Barometer's February print issue. It can be found in its entirety here. In 1966, the United States Congress established the National...

Members of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees during a meeting on Friday, Oct. 20 2023, in the Memorial Union Horizons Room.

Board of Trustees discuss tuition increase, vote for presidential pay raise

Kip Franich, News Contributor
January 29, 2024

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees sent a tuition raise to an April vote and approved a pay raise for President Jayathi Murthy when they met on Jan. 18 and 19. The meetings for the Executive,...

A students computer showing a computer virus on Jan. 21st.

Oregon universities collaborate on new cybersecurity center in Portland

Kip Franich, News Contributor
January 24, 2024

Oregon State University, Portland State University and the University of Oregon are collaborating to form the Oregon Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at PSU in order to “promote awareness, education...

A sign for Happy Lemon, a new restaurant in the MU, on Nov 1, 2023 at OSU. Happy Lemon will be where the restaurant Togos was once located.

Tea shop chain to bring location to MU

Kip Franich, News Contributor
November 9, 2023

Tea shop chain Happy Lemon is opening a new franchise location after spring break in the Memorial Union Commons to bring Oregon State University students tea and pastries. While it may not be a household...

Jeremy Price dresses as Count Dracula at the Melon Shack on October 5, 2023. Price was one of many costumed employees hidden in the haunted corn maze.

Local corn mazes share sustainability practices

Kip Franich, News Contributor
November 3, 2023

With hay rides, pumpkin picking, caramel corn and labyrinthine passages full of spooky surprises, corn mazes are a staple part of the Halloween season for many Americans.  With Oregon State University’s...

Engage Corvallis leads first-ever downtown Halloween tour

Engage Corvallis leads first-ever downtown Halloween tour

Kip Franich, News Contributor
October 29, 2023

While Central Park may be downtown, this year’s true crime and haunted tours led by Engage Corvallis certainly won’t be a walk in the park. Engage Corvallis is giving guided true crime and ghost...

Food and Fermentation Science Club to hold kombucha workshop

Food and Fermentation Science Club to hold kombucha workshop

Kip Franich, News Contributor
October 25, 2023

The Food and Fermentation Science Club is hosting a kombucha workshop this Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Pilot Plant, giving members an up close look at the fermentation process. While the event is strictly...

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