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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

All content by Marcus Trinidad
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Letter from the Editor: ‘Silence is a disservice’

Marcus Trinidad, Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
June 10, 2019

Navigating the world can be difficult and cruel. As an editor and person of color, it is better defined as unforgiving. I used to try to dismiss comments that questioned the integrity of my reporting...

Oregon running back rushes down the sideline as part of his four touchdown performance in the 122nd Civil War matchup.

2019 Oregon State Football schedule released

Marcus Trinidad, Editor-in-Chief
December 4, 2018

After posting a 2-10 (1-8) record, the Oregon State Beavers will kick off their clean state against the currently bowl-eligible Oklahoma State Cowboys. This is the first year Oregon State will open the...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

Letter from the Editor: ‘Journalism needs a new ethic’

Marcus Trinidad, Editor-in-Chief
October 8, 2018

After publishing a news story about Oregon State University food retailers switching to paper straws, I realized at time of press that the story neglected to represent marginalized persons with disabilities...

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Letter from the Editor: ‘Next time is Now’

Marcus Trinidad, Editor-in-Chief
October 1, 2018

After receiving and reviewing an advertisement from Trojan, a company which produces contraceptive products, we had to reject it. It wasn’t the typical sexual innuendos commonly associated with those...

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OSU student sues university after reporting rape incident involving football player

Marcus Trinidad, Web & Mobile Manager | Jarred Bierbrauer
August 1, 2018

An Oregon State University student filed a lawsuit against the school on Tuesday, claiming OSU retaliated and violated her rights after she said a former OSU football player raped her.The lawsuit claims...

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Incoming editor-in-chief: The Baro must not fail marginalized groups

Marcus Trinidad, Incoming Editor-in-Chief
June 11, 2018

Personal experience with racism informs sense of civic duty as journalistDuring my first week as a bright-eyed optimistic Oregon State freshman, I was told words I would never unhear: “people like you...


Explained: The symbolism behind Glover’s ‘This is America’ video

Marcus Trinidad, News Producer
May 7, 2018

Filled with cultural dances, historical and contemporary references of racial strife and the uncensored depictions of gun violence, Donald Glover’s new music video for his song “This is America”...

Campus social justice: Turn idle intentions into action

Marcus Trinidad, Associate news editor
May 19, 2016

As a generation characterized as idealists looking to create an inclusive world, we sure don’t like to talk about it.Sure, there are the Facebook posts people share, but when do people have a face-to-face...

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OSU provides safe spaces for students on campus

Marcus Trinidad, Associate News Editor
November 30, 2015

Offering safe spaces to at-risk groups could create positive health outcomes according to associate professor in the school of biological and population health sciences Jonathan Garcia. In his study with...

Junior WGSS major Sierra Lantz speaks Monday evening in Gill Coliseum about her experiences with racial intimidation in the classroom at Oregon State University.

Addressing campus equality

Marcus Trinidad, Associate News Editor
November 17, 2015

Speaking out, students at Oregon State University shared their experiences of prejudice and racism on campus in front of hundreds at Gill Coliseum and an audience who watched from home on a live stream.Experiences...

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