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Third-year Marine Studies major and Leadership Liaison for the Pride Center Marin Monteith wipes the rain away from the Queer History Month signs located throughought the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 21. Monteith is in charge of posting and taking down of the signs alongside the rest of their Pride Center peers.

‘Queer Joy’ timeline walk celebrates the close of Queer History Month

October 27, 2021

Oregon State University's Pride Center celebrates triumphs in queer history with a campus timeline walk displayed throughout campus Monday through Friday until Oct. 31. The Pride Center, one of OSU’s...

F. King Alexander was president of Oregon State University from July 2020 until he resigned in April 2021. He resigned from his position after an investigation into Louisiana State Universitys sexual misconduct during the years in which he was president.

Complaints against former OSU President F. King Alexander may be dismissed

October 26, 2021

Clarification: Quotes in this article regarding Alexander seeking legal advice and Alexander withholding conflict of interest information have been updated to clarify attribution. The Oregon Government...

An illustration depicting someone receiving a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Health experts have been recommending that certain members of the population receive a booster to better protect against COVID-19 and its variants.

Corvallis begins rollout of COVID-19 booster for eligible citizens

October 19, 2021

In the past year, two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine have initiated a return to pre-pandemic conditions but for some, a third shot is required to maintain a path to normalcy.  According to the Centers...

Students eat, study and gather together in the Memorial Union lounge on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 8. With higher enrollment numbers among the general student population as well as students of color, study spots such as the MU are often crowded.

OSU continues to grow student population and diversity

October 17, 2021

Oregon State University’s student population has reached record high numbers entering the new school year in both the size and diversity of students attending.  The unofficial count of students across...

2020 Olympic gold medalist, Jade Carey, hosted a media event at the new OSU gymnastics practice facility on Sept. 10. Carey is beginning her freshman year as a Kinesiology major and looks forward to continuing her gymnastics career as a Beaver.

Carey transitions from competing at 2020 Olympic Games to competing at Gill Coliseum

After dazzling the crowds in Tokyo, Carey hopes to impress OSU gymnastic fans and the world
September 27, 2021

Since the Tokyo Olympics have come to a close, beaver gymnast Jade Carey has set her sights on getting ready to bring her unique skills to collegiate gymnastics. The 21-year-old elite gymnast,...

College freshman Noah Wolf doing his summer job for a wallpapering company at a Lake Oswego, Ore. work site. Working over the summer is a common occurrence for many college students. 

LeCocq: Pandemic summer promotes change for college students

July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Adjusting to on-campus life is always a concern for first-year...

This illustration shows a woman handing her business card to another professional in her industry. Networking is a critical step to infiltrating the job market.

LeCocq: Pandemic will impact students’ path to graduation for years to come

June 7, 2021

Oregon State University student Max Peterson is one of many who have been forced to decide whether to follow his planned degree path or make sacrifices for the sake of experiencing the graduation he’s...

 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

Dave So, current Oregon State University student majoring in mechanical engineering, volunteered at the Reser Stadium Clinic to contribute to the vaccine distribution in Corvallis, Ore.

LeCocq: OSU Extension Services is educating Oregonians about COVID-19 vaccine access, listen to them

April 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Since information about COVID-19 and its various vaccines is...

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