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Román Hernández, Oregon State University alumni and office managing partner at Troutman Pepper, won a legacy award in January 2021. He has now been appointed to serve on OSU’s Board of Trustees.

‘Focus on bringing people together’ earned Román Hernández an Alumni Legacy Award

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

To overcome demographic barriers and adversities is one thing—it’s another thing to devote your life to advocating for other people’s ability to do the same. “I’m a lawyer. I get paid to litigate...

A vendor at the farmers’ market, Sam from Brandywine Fisheries, weighing salmon on Oct. 9. Salmon is integral to Indigenous cuisine in the Pacific Northwest.

Brockman: Examine Indigenous food for greater cultural awareness on Thanksgiving

Luke Brockman, Columnist
November 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Curiosity can often lead to knowledge and fulfilment,...

Left to right: SORT Coordinator Assistant Susie Price, volunteer Noelle Galardi, SORT Coordinator Maddie Bean, volunteer Flip Anderson and volunteer Eric Swartzendruber outside of the Corvallis Daytime Drop-In Center, located at 602 SW Madison Ave. The Corvallis Daytime Drop-In Center seeks to provide a hub of information and resources to people experiencing poverty and mental health conditions.

‘More compassion and understanding’ needed to combat Corvallis hunger, homelessness

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week to take place Nov. 13 to 21 with COVID-19 modifications
Luke Brockman, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

The majority of people are one step away from experiencing homelessness or hunger, according to Andrea Myhre, executive director of Corvallis Housing First. CHF is a non-profit whose mission is to provide...

Oregon State University Professor Julie Green teaches a class while drinking their favorite green tea. Green taught painting to advanced students in the BFA program at OSU.

Longtime OSU professor and respected artist dies at age 60

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 28, 2021

For Julie Green, every aspect of life was a chance to make art—from their carefully composed office space, to the clothes they wore and the details of food they made for friends. Green, who was an...

This illustration depicts a town hall meeting at Oregon State University. The Board of Trustees are gathered as multiple hands are raised in the room.

OSU Board of Trustees begins new presidential search, encourages community engagement

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 24, 2021

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the process of searching for the university’s next president with increased transparency and opportunities for student and community engagement. In...

The SW 35th Street solar array installation on September 27th in Corvallis, Ore. Sierra Magazine ranked Oregon State University at the 26th position out of 328 colleges in the country for sustainability.

OSU consistently ranks among most sustainable universities in the nation

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 5, 2021

Energy efficiency, sustainable food procurement and solar array maintenance: these are just three categories of the work that goes on in the Sustainability Office at Oregon State University. Minutes...

Members of the Kappa Delta sorority at Oregon State University prepare for fall 2021 recruitment by showing off their pride during spirit week. Recruitment will take place in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic and Greek Life organizations say they are following and upholding the necessary
protocols regarding COVID-19.

In-person recruitment events return to OSU’s Greek community

Sororities and fraternities outline their plans for incoming and second-year students to finally experience Greek life on campus.
Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

After students lost them nearly two years ago, in-person Greek Life activities are making their reappearance on Oregon State University’s campus, albeit with some “new normal” modifications. Contingent...

This photo shows the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. OSU was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change action and adaptation.

United Nations-sponsored climate change training academy to be hosted by Oregon State University

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 25, 2021

Oregon State University was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change. The training will begin on Sept. 27 and last...

Herbert Farm Natural Area before a prescribed fire set to be performed on Sept. 23 around 10 a.m. The practice of burning helps reduce the risk of chaotic wildfire by allowing firefighters to safely practice in a contained space.

Prescribed burn to take place at Herbert Farm Natural Area

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
September 22, 2021

A prescribed fire is set to take place southwest of Corvallis in the latest installment of a research-based effort to restore habitat and create more healthy and fire-resilient landscapes. Taking place...

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