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Samantha Giaimo, trained peer and Student Resource Staff member at the Wellness Nook associated with CAPS, working at the front desk in March of 2020. CAPS is currently experiencing high demand from students and refers students to resources if they are unable to get an appointment.

[Photo] Students report CAPS understaffing issues, high demand

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

Samantha Giaimo, trained peer and Student Resource Staff member at the Wellness Nook associated with CAPS, working at the front desk in March of 2020. CAPS is currently experiencing high demand from students...

A photo illustration representing the COVID-19 vaccine and a representation of the COVID-19 virus’ structure. Unvaccinated staff and faculty now have to get weekly tests in hopes to minimize the spread of the virus. 

[Photo] Weekly COVID-19 testing to be required for unvaccinated OSU community

Cara Nixon, City Editor
September 1, 2021

A photo illustration representing the COVID-19 vaccine and a representation of the COVID-19 virus’ structure. Unvaccinated staff and faculty now have to get weekly tests in hopes to minimize the spread...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings were posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With Delta variant cases of COVID-19 rising in Oregon, the university will be reinstating its face covering policies in indoor public spaces—which was initially lifted on June 30—effective immediately. 

[Photo] OSU reinstates face covering policy for public indoor spaces

The Baro Staff
August 5, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings were posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus....

Debra, a health corps volunteer, can be seen preparing to give vaccines at the Albany Fairground Emergency facility. Due to decrease in demand for vaccines, Benton County has transitioned to express vaccination clinics.

[Photo] New express COVID-19 vaccination clinics to provide more opportunities

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
July 6, 2021

Debra, a health corps volunteer, can be seen preparing to give vaccines at the Albany Fairground Emergency facility. Due to decrease in demand for vaccines, Benton County has transitioned to express vaccination...

Kaitlyn Yanish competing in the all-around at Gill Coliseum in 2018, when OSU defeated Michigan State 196.800-191.350. Yanish likes to see her family and spend time with them over the summer, but strives to also make time for training.

[Photo] Taking a look at what summer is like for OSU student-athletes

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 6, 2021

Kaitlyn Yanish competing in the all-around at Gill Coliseum in 2018, when OSU defeated Michigan State 196.800-191.350. Yanish likes to see her family and spend time with them over the summer, but strives...

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension fire specialist, meets with partners to discuss strategies for wildfire management. Temperatures increasing on a yearly basis bring worry to Oregon wildfire departments and naturalists statewide.

[Photo] Castles: Preparedness is key to an early wildfire season

Christine Castles, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension fire specialist, meets with partners to discuss strategies for wildfire management. Temperatures increasing on a yearly basis bring worry to Oregon wildfire departments...

OSU Baseball junior right-handed pitcher Grant Gambrell winds up on the mound in the 2019 NCAA Regionals at Goss Stadium. Due to the new NCAA policy, student-athletes can now profit from their name, image and likeness.

[Photo] Student-athletes to have ability to make money off their names starting July

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 1, 2021

OSU Baseball junior right-handed pitcher Grant Gambrell winds up on the mound in the 2019 NCAA Regionals at Goss Stadium. Due to the new NCAA policy, student-athletes can now profit from their name, image...

State Senator Sara Gelser  represents Senate District 8, which includes Corvallis, Ore.

[Photo] OSU, Corvallis community members voice dissatisfaction with the board’s decision to place Alexander on probation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 21, 2021

State Senator Sara Gelser  represents Senate District 8, which includes Corvallis, Ore.

The Oregon State University presidents office is housed in the Kerr Administration building on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

[Photo] OSU Board of Trustees to further discuss due diligence of 2019 presidential search

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 19, 2021

The Oregon State University president's office is housed in the Kerr Administration building on the Corvallis, Ore. campus.

A banner is displayed in the outfield of Goss Stadium at the rally welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their 2018 College World Series win in Omaha, Nebraska. The Beavers will be looking to use the momentum earned through their four-game stretch in Surprise, Arizona to return back to the CWS in 2021.

[Photo] Strong start in Surprise sets tone for 2021 Beavers baseball

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
March 2, 2021

A banner is displayed in the outfield of Goss Stadium at the rally welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their 2018 College World Series win in Omaha, Nebraska. The Beavers will be looking to use...

OSU Volleyball senior outside hitter Maddie Goings sets the ball. 

[Photo] Why We Play: Maddie Goings (Oregon State Volleyball)

By: Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
October 19, 2020

OSU Volleyball senior outside hitter Maddie Goings sets the ball. 

Washington senior midfielder Isabella Castro works to beat out OSU sophomore midfielder Sydney Studer (#22) and redshirt freshman defender Maddy Ellsworth (#4). The Huskies and Beavers faced off on Oct. 18, 2019 in Corvallis, Ore. 

[Photo] OSU Women’s Soccer’s Ellsworth pushes teammates, coaches in advocacy education

Washington senior midfielder Isabella Castro works to beat out OSU sophomore midfielder Sydney Studer (#22) and redshirt freshman defender Maddy Ellsworth (#4). The Huskies and Beavers faced off on Oct....

 Danny Mwanga goes for a kick on the field. 

[Photo] OSU in Pros: Danny Mwanga (Men’s Soccer)

 Danny Mwanga goes for a kick on the field. 

Bennys Business Closet, located on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus, offers students affordable business attire.

[Photo] Recent graduates look to join the workforce, others have plans to build their skills, portfolio over summer

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
July 5, 2020

Benny's Business Closet, located on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus, offers students affordable business attire.

Beth Ray Center for Academic Support on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus.

[Photo] OSU students, faculty reflect on how first-year students have achieved academic success

Taryn Hugo, News Contributor
June 16, 2020

Beth Ray Center for Academic Support on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus.

A banner welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their College World Series win at Goss Stadium in June 2018. 

[Photo] Wednesday Win: OSU Baseball College World Series Game 2 (2018)

A banner welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their College World Series win at Goss Stadium in June 2018. 

The Department of Public Safety is located on the second floor of Cascade Hall on 17th and Washington Way. Oregon State Universitys contract with Oregon State Police ends on June 30, and in its place, OSU has established a Corvallis campus police department. 

[Photo] OSU hires new interim associate vice president for Public Safety, chief of police

The Baro Staff
May 12, 2020

The Department of Public Safety is located on the second floor of Cascade Hall on 17th and Washington Way. Oregon State University's contract with Oregon State Police ends on June 30, and in its place,...

Former OSU Baseball pitcher Matt Boyd delivers a pitch to the plate against California on May 3, 2013. Boyd was selected to the PAC-12 First Team.

[Photo] Matt Boyd awaiting the return of baseball

Former OSU Baseball pitcher Matt Boyd delivers a pitch to the plate against California on May 3, 2013. Boyd was selected to the PAC-12 First Team.

Four Oregon State seniors share a moment in their last regular season game after a dominating win in the Civil War on Nov. 28, 2014 in Gill Coliseum before advancing to the NCAA Tournament. From left to right: Senior middle blocker Arica Nassar (#40), redshirt senior outside hitter Laura Schaudt (#22), redshirt senior setter Tayla Woods (#21), senior middle blocker Amanda Brown (#17)

[Photo] Wednesday Win: Volleyball defeats Creighton in NCAA Tournament in 2014

Four Oregon State seniors share a moment in their last regular season game after a dominating win in the Civil War on Nov. 28, 2014 in Gill Coliseum before advancing to the NCAA Tournament. From left...

Oregon State teammates congratulate fifth-year senior linebacker Michael Doctor after his game changing pick-six against ASU at home on Nov. 15, 2014 in Reser Stadium. 

[Photo] Wednesday Win: Oregon State Football defeats No. 6 Arizona State in 2014

Oregon State teammates congratulate fifth-year senior linebacker Michael Doctor after his game changing pick-six against ASU at home on Nov. 15, 2014 in Reser Stadium. 

The ballot drop box in front of the Corvallis Courthouse, Located at 501 SW Madison Ave.

[Photo] Daarstad: Make your voice heard in the primaries

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
March 9, 2020

The ballot drop box in front of the Corvallis Courthouse, Located at 501 SW Madison Ave.

Fresh food lies spread across a cutting board. 

[Photo] Johnson: Social value of cooking must be recognized

Lexi Johnson, Columnist
November 12, 2019

Fresh food lies spread across a cutting board. 

Students and their familes head toward Reser Stadium to watch the Fall Family Weekend football game.

[Photo] Fall Family Weekend aims to “showcase Oregon State”

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
November 4, 2019

Students and their familes head toward Reser Stadium to watch the Fall Family Weekend football game.

OSU President Ed Ray

[Photo] Ed Ray: Welcome to OSU 2019

Ed Ray, OSU President
September 20, 2019

OSU President Ed Ray

Second-year ecological engineering student Dan Hofmann prepares for summer courses outside the Memorial Union in 2017. 

[Photo] Summer term offers chance for condensed classes, cheaper tuition

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
May 13, 2019

Second-year ecological engineering student Dan Hofmann prepares for summer courses outside the Memorial Union in 2017. 

women of color

[Photo] Womxn of color support group forms on campus

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 22, 2019

women of color

Staff work inside Disability Access Services. 

[Photo] OSU provides academic support for students with disabilities

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
March 11, 2019

Staff work inside Disability Access Services. 

Valley Library

[Photo] OSU employee arraigned for filming in library bathroom

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Valley Library

Snow

[Photo] Preparing for snow

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Snow

dead week

[Photo] Dead Week

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

dead week

Oregon running back Royce Freeman fighting his way through the OSU defense during a previous Civil War match up. 

[Photo] Live Game Updates: Oregon State Football vs. Oregon

Caleb Chandler, Web Producer
November 21, 2018

Oregon running back Royce Freeman fighting his way through the OSU defense during a previous Civil War match up. 

Valley Library

[Photo] Valley Library implements review board

Jada Krening, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

Valley Library

Champinefu Lodge

[Photo] Op-Ed: Building institutional support for Zero Hunger

Nicole Hindes, Assistant Director of the HSRC and Damiana Dendy
November 5, 2018

Champinefu Lodge

The Pride Center

[Photo] OSU celebrates Queer History Month

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 22, 2018

The Pride Center

The International Living-Learning Center, located on the South side of campus, houses students partaking in Innovation Nation and the Global Village, as well as students not part of a Living-Learning Community.

[Photo] Specialized living spaces give students community to call home

James Trotter, Copy Editor
September 14, 2018

The International Living-Learning Center, located on the South side of campus, houses students partaking in Innovation Nation and the Global Village, as well as students not part of a Living-Learning Community.

Champinefu Lodge, sitting off campus on Madison Avenue, was originally named Avery Lodge.

[Photo] OSU renames three campus buildings after community reflection

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
August 13, 2018

Champinefu Lodge, sitting off campus on Madison Avenue, was originally named Avery Lodge.

Luke Heimlich on the mound looking towards home plate as Beaver fans watch.

[Photo] EDITORIAL: What idolizing Luke Heimlich says about the OSU community

Luke Heimlich on the mound looking towards home plate as Beaver fans watch.

Steve Clark is the Vice President of University Relations and Marketing. He said the blue light system on campus is evidence that safety is a priority for Oregon State University

[Photo] Emergency blue lights provide nighttime safety

Stefanie Gamboa, Practicum Contributor
May 21, 2018

Steve Clark is the Vice President of University Relations and Marketing. He said the blue light system on campus is evidence that safety is a priority for Oregon State University

(LEFT) Incoming SFC chair Theresa Thurston listens to a budget presentation at an open hearing fall term. (RIGHT) Current committee chair Peter Schwartz moderates the discussion.

[Photo] ASOSU holds special election to fill open Student Fee Committee positions

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 21, 2018

(LEFT) Incoming SFC chair Theresa Thurston listens to a budget presentation at an open hearing fall term. (RIGHT) Current committee chair Peter Schwartz moderates the discussion.

Reser Stadium is home to Oregon State University’s football team. OSU’s Athletics Department hosts a team of promoting, advertising and financial directors to market and promote athletics at the university. 

[Photo] The Beavers behind the dam

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
April 16, 2018

Reser Stadium is home to Oregon State University’s football team. OSU’s Athletics Department hosts a team of promoting, advertising and financial directors to market and promote athletics at the university. 

Taylor Ricci, a current OSU student and former OSU gymnast, practices high beam during a gymnastics practice in Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center.

[Photo] Student-athletes balance education, sports, social lives

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
March 12, 2018

Taylor Ricci, a current OSU student and former OSU gymnast, practices high beam during a gymnastics practice in Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center.

Sophomore point guard Mikayla Pivec defends herself against a Colorado University player. Pivec also throws javelin for the women’s track and field team at OSU.

[Photo] Best of: Female Student Athlete

Jarred Bierbauer, Sports Contributor
January 16, 2018

Sophomore point guard Mikayla Pivec defends herself against a Colorado University player. Pivec also throws javelin for the women’s track and field team at OSU.

Junior running back Ryan Nall completes a pass during the 2017 Civil War at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. Nall will forego his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

[Photo] Best of: Male Student Athlete

Gunnar Boag, Sports Contributor
January 16, 2018

Junior running back Ryan Nall completes a pass during the 2017 Civil War at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. Nall will forego his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

The Book Bin is locally owned and has been family-operated by the same family since 1984. A second location of The Book Bin is in Salem.

[Photo] Best of: Shopping

Sydney Sullivan, News Editor
January 16, 2018

The Book Bin is locally owned and has been family-operated by the same family since 1984. A second location of The Book Bin is in Salem.

Timely warnings are distributed via email to all university students, staff and faculty in the event of a threat to campus safety.

[Photo] Understanding the circumstances for timely warnings

The Baro Staff
July 20, 2017

Timely warnings are distributed via email to all university students, staff and faculty in the event of a threat to campus safety.

Members of the ASOSU Judicial Council, including Chair Josh Kaufman, second from the left, were sworn in at the ASOSU inauguration on June 2. 

[Photo] Old rules for a new administration

Joe Wolf, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017

Members of the ASOSU Judicial Council, including Chair Josh Kaufman, second from the left, were sworn in at the ASOSU inauguration on June 2. 

ASOSU Farewell

ASOSU Farewell

Rachel Grisham and Brett Morgan will both graduate this term. Over their term, the two were able to accomplish many of the goals they had set out during their campaign, including lowering the pay the OSU...

Sophomore designated hitter Trevor Larnach celebrates after hitting a 5th-inning home run in Oregon States 7-1 victory over Portland. 

[Photo] OSU Baseball stays hot against Portland

Mitchell Monge, Multimedia Contributor
May 17, 2017

Sophomore designated hitter Trevor Larnach celebrates after hitting a 5th-inning home run in Oregon State's 7-1 victory over Portland. 

Current ASOSU Vice President and Elections Committee Chair Brett Morgan was in part responsible for the election season change this year. 

[Photo] ASOSU elections see 12.6 percent voter turnout

Rosie Morehead, Multimedia Contributor
March 20, 2017

Current ASOSU Vice President and Elections Committee Chair Brett Morgan was in part responsible for the election season change this year. 

With the state of Oregon facing a shortfall, OSU and other public universities may have to make cuts, and or increase revenues.

[Photo] State budget shortfall could leave OSU in a $100 million hole

Kalib LaChappelle
January 9, 2017

With the state of Oregon facing a shortfall, OSU and other public universities may have to make cuts, and or increase revenues.

Senior guard Sydney Wiese boxes out during last year’s game against Concordia. After key players graduated last season, the Beavers are looking for other players to step up and fill their shoes this year. 

[Photo] Women’s basketball finding new identity

Kalib LaChapelle, News Contributor
December 5, 2016

Senior guard Sydney Wiese boxes out during last year’s game against Concordia. After key players graduated last season, the Beavers are looking for other players to step up and fill their shoes this...

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