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Kelley Engineering Center holds many engineering classrooms.

OSU Academic Success Center provides tips for managing time in fast-paced quarter system

July 4, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

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Corvallis Police Log: May 18-24

May 29, 2020

May 18Criminal Trespass 2An officer responded to the report of trespass at the Marriott Hotel. A staff member informed the officer that a man who had been previously trespassed from the hotel was currently...

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Corvallis Police Log: May 11-17

May 22, 2020

May 11Trespass 2An officer arrested a woman who was trespassing at the Super 8 Motel. She had also trespassed at the same property earlier that day.Interfere with Making a ReportAn officer arrested a man...

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Corvallis Police Log: May 4-9

May 13, 2020

May 4Failure to Appear on Out of County WarrantsAn officer conducted a traffic stop for a man driving a Ford Fusion, and found he had multiple warrants for his arrest.The man had a warrant from Deschutes...

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Corvallis Police Log: April 13-19

April 30, 2020

April 13Criminal Trespass 2An officer responded to the post office on 2nd Street for the report of a man trespassing. An employee told the officer that the man was sleeping inside the building. The officer...

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Corvallis Police Log: April 6-12

April 24, 2020

April 6LitteringAn officer was dispatched to the area around BMX Track Park to the report of a man making loud noises and throwing things on the ground. The officer discovered the man was dismantling the...

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Corvallis Police Log: March 30 – April 3

April 10, 2020

March 30Assault 4/Disorderly Conduct 2An officer was dispatched to an area by 2nd Street for the report of an argument. A man had struck his girlfriend on the left side of her face, and was arrested for...

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Corvallis Police Log: March 20-28

April 6, 2020

March 20Trespass/Failure to Appear 2An officer responded to a call on SW Twin Oaks Circle for a trespassing complaint. A man was earlier evicted from the property, however, he returned and refused to answer...

Weatherford Hall is just one of OSUs 14 residence halls on campus. In an email statement on March 26, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Dan Larson announced the student services that would continue to provide support for critical learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: residence and dining halls, the Memorial Union and the Milne Computing Center.

OSU announces open buildings amid COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020

Oregon State University announced that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, only buildings supporting critical on-site functions will remain open throughout spring term on OSU’s Corvallis campus.“Most on-site...

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Benton County continues coronavirus response efforts after first county death

March 30, 2020

The Benton County Health Department announced the county’s first coronavirus-related death on March 30: an 88-year-old woman who was receiving medical treatment at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical...

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Samaritan Health Services prepares for coronavirus cases

March 29, 2020

UPDATE: The Benton County Health Department announced the county’s first known coronavirus-related death on Monday, Mar. 30. The patient, a female in her late 80’s with underlying medical conditions,...

OSU is discussing the possibility of the Corvallis Police Department serving as a transitional law enforcement service provider, according to an email sent by President Edward Ray. Oregon State held four public safety listening sessions to gain input from the community regarding possible transitional and long-term campus law-enforcement service providers. 

OSU holds four public safety listening sessions to gain community input

March 14, 2020

In its search for future Corvallis campus law-enforcement service providers, Oregon State University held four Public Safety Input and Listening Sessions in which participants took part in small group...

One of the many photo collages that can be found in Alpha Phi, celebrating the sisterhood and giving the halls and stairways pops of color. “You make so many amazing friends that you would never have expected,” said Alpha Phi President Molly Stadeli.

Fraternity, sorority life ‘a unique experience’

March 2, 2020

For students who want to live in large, but tight-knit communities, then fraternity or sorority housing may be a good choice. There are currently 49 chapters at Oregon State University, all sharing six...

OSU is discussing the possibility of the Corvallis Police Department serving as a transitional law enforcement service provider, according to an email sent by President Edward Ray. Oregon State held four public safety listening sessions to gain input from the community regarding possible transitional and long-term campus law-enforcement service providers. 

OSU launches campus safety website, announces four public safety input listening sessions

February 24, 2020

Four Public Safety Input and Listening Sessions are set to be held in early March, according to a campus safety website that Oregon State University launched Tuesday.  The four sessions will take place...

In February, OSU President Ed Ray gave his last State of the University Address at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore. Over 950 people attended the event to listen to Ray highlight some of OSUs achievements over the past year. 

OSU President Ed Ray gives final State of the University Address

February 12, 2020

Last Tuesday, over 950 people gathered in the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., meeting and greeting one another, while visiting the wide array of organizational displays. In the ballroom, caterers...

Student Fee Committee Chair Safi Ahmad, attended the mediation on Feb. 3 as a member of the Mediation Committee. 

ASOSU passes Athletics student fee increase during mediation session

February 4, 2020

The Athletics student fee was increased from $40.71 to $41.93 per student in the fall, winter and spring terms of 2020-21, during a mediation session on Feb. 3, held by Associated Students of Oregon State...

Fred Meyer has served the community since the 1960s.

Best of 2020: Corvallis grocery stores

January 21, 2020

First Place: WinCo FoodsEchoing the results from last year, WinCo was once again voted the top grocery store in Corvallis. It’s located amongst the blue-roofed buildings of the Timberhill Shopping Center,...

Two police officers represent the Corvallis Police Department at the Safety Fair in October. 

Public Safety Advisory Committee to recommend a transitional campus law enforcement service provider

December 14, 2019

After Oregon State Police terminated its contract with Oregon State University on Oct. 23, OSU began a search to find transitional and long-term law enforcement service providers for its Corvallis campus...

At the open hearing, 12 voting members were present on the committee. 

Student Fee Committee holds open hearing

December 3, 2019

Correction: This story incorrectly named the Asian Pacific American Student Union. This error has been resolved.The Student Fee Committee held an open hearing in the Memorial Union Horizon Room on Dec...

Students Willem Klajbor, Rachel Aber, John Stepanek, Garrett Fleetwood and Jessica Thompson protest outside the MU on Nov. 22. 

Sunrise Movement aims to show support for “meaningful, positive change in climate-related issues”

November 25, 2019

Correction: This article previously misspelled Kalapuya. This issue has been resolved. The Barometer regrets the error. If you walk by the Memorial Union footsteps from noon to 1 p.m. on a Friday, chances...

Oregon State Police Trooper Daniel Ketcham speaks with Oregon State University students during a community fair in the Student Experience Center Plaza. OSP is ending its contract with OSU, citing a need for resources to be allocated elsewhere.  

Students’ reactions mixed after Oregon State Police ends contract with Oregon State University

November 12, 2019

An email sent by Oregon State University President, Edward Ray, on Oct. 23 announced that the Oregon State Police had chosen to terminate their contract with OSU—sparking both negative and positive reactions...

Drag performer Crusty Kitty pulls a red cloth from their skirt as they perform their routine. 

Drag show aims to ‘educate, entertain, inspire’

October 28, 2019

On Oct. 26, the Fall Drag Show was held by the Rainbow Continuum at the LaSells Stewart Center. Performer Frisky the Transgender Reindeer hosted the event, and there were 13 total performances. The songs...

Juul ads are displayed outside of Western Market, which lies on the outskirts of the OSU campus. Regardless of advertising, the rise of underage vaping has increased. 

Oregon Health Authority warns Oregonians to stop vaping after second death in the state

October 21, 2019

Although the Oregon Court of Appeals has granted a temporary stay of the Oregon Health Authority’s temporary ban of flavored vaping products, the OHA is still warning  Oregonians to stop using e-cigarettes...

Duo is a two-step login system that confirms two forms of identification from the user -- something they know and something they have -- notifying something the user has can prevent a perpetrator from logging into the account, even if they have the correct login credentials.

OSU implements mandatory Duo two-step login

October 7, 2019

Duo two-step login will become mandatory for all Oregon State University students beginning fall and winter term. Each student will have their own specific mandatory date which they can find online. Students...

On Oct. 2, 2019, the Pride Center relaunched their Ill Go With You campaign. This campaign, which originally launched in May, 2016 is meant to show support for non-cisgender people who wish to use the bathroom matching their gender identity and feel safe while doing so. 

OSU celebrates Queer History Month

October 7, 2019

First celebrated in 1994, Queer History Month coincides with “National Coming Out Day”—a celebration of coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or as an ally—held annually on Oct....

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Respected former provost Roy Arnold passes away

September 30, 2019

Former Oregon State University provost Roy Arnold, Ph.D died on Sunday, Sept. 22, after battling pancreatic cancer.After spending 20 years in various positions at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Arnold...

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