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The Daily Barometer

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The Daily Barometer

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Cory Zimmerman, a senior studying interior design, is a member of Delta Lambda Phi, a fraternity for queer men and their allies at OSU.

Masculinity definition open to interpretation, personal expression

Tiffani Smith, News Editor
May 14, 2018

Feminism helps progress, reconstruct conversations surrounding authentic masculinity.Masculinity is one of many ways in which individuals can display who they are and the different social identities that...

Judy Neighbours is the director of the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center, which is located in Plageman Hall, Room 311. SARC provides survivors of sexual assault resources and options to assist them with their recovery process.

Resources provide support, assistance to survivors

Tiffani Smith
April 16, 2018

Survivor Advocacy and Resource CenterFor Oregon State University students, faculty and staff who have experienced sexual assault, violence in their dating relationship or are being stalked, the Survivor...

Letetia Wilson is the executive director for the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence, located at 2208 SW 3rd St.

Consent is an enthusiastic verbal yes

Tiffani Smith, News Editor
April 16, 2018

Lack of education, societal behavior add to frequency of sexual assault.When individuals are engaging in some form of sexual activity, consent is an enthusiastic verbal yes, said Letitia Wilson, the executive...

Gun violence in schools in the U.S.

March For Our Lives stands up against gun violence

Tiffani Smith, News Editor
March 19, 2018

Now Is The Time event commemorates 438 school gun violence victims with balloons.March For Our Lives, a peaceful protest regarding gun policies and the rampant school shootings throughout the U.S., will...

Demonstrators walking through downtown Corvallis as part of the 2018 Womens March. 

Thousands marched through Corvallis in commemoration of Women’s March

Tiffani Smith, News Editor
January 22, 2018

In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution gave women the right to vote. In 1972, the U.S. Congress passed Title IX, prohibiting discrimination in any federally-funded education program...

Adrian Gallo, a graduate student studying soil sciences, examines soil cores from various sites around the United States.

OSU enrolls thousands of students in Graduate School

Tiffani Smith
June 12, 2017

As one of the only institutions in the nation designated as a land, sea, sun and space grant university, Oregon State University is dedicated to creating an environment centered around academic excellence,...

Nolan Butuso, one of the stabbing victims, recounts his experience with the incident to Corvallis Police Officer Lyssa Richmond the evening after the stabbing. The home in which the incident occurred has been released to the victims, but due to smoke damage and large amounts of blood, the residence is unlivable.

Corvallis stabbing puts five victims in hospital

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
May 30, 2017

Officers from the Corvallis Police Department responded to a reported stabbing at roughly 5:54 a.m. on the 400 block of 27th Street this past Monday, May 22. During the incident, five individuals were...

Attendees of the 19th Annual Salmon Bake gather around the fire where the salmon is prepared in the traditional way, served by the Longhouse on May 19. Those who waited in line were served salmon and multiple side dishes.  

Annual Salmon Bake serves 1,050, shows cultural pride

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
May 22, 2017

The fire roared beneath skewered fillets. Community members gathered in awe as the salmon sizzled over the heat. A line of people waiting to dine on freshly-cooked fish wrapped around the building and...

Jim Gouveia, a licensed clinical social worker and Counseling and Psychological Services counselor, writes out signs and symptoms of an individual contemplating suicide. Gouveia is part of the Oregon State University suicide prevention work group.

Changing the conversation

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
May 22, 2017

For young adults aged 15 to 24, suicide is the second leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Of those who commit suicide,...

Two OSU students pose representing a potential situation where an intoxicated minor might need to call for emergency medical services for another intoxicated minor. The Oregon Medical Amnesty Law would protect them from MIP citations in this situation.

Minors seeking emergency medical care receive MIP immunity

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
May 15, 2017

Sixty-eight percent of teens report they fear legal repercussions and citations when they drink, according to the Medical Amnesty Initiative. In a Cornell University study, it was concluded that 19 percent...

Take Back the Night raises awareness about sexual violence

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
May 1, 2017

Students, community members join campus marchA chance to speak up and have your voice heard. An opportunity to listen, learn and understand. A moment to march together as one, standing up against sexual...

OSU aims to provide resources for survivors

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
April 24, 2017

Sexual assault survivors do not need to make an official report to receive helpStarting out her first year at Oregon State University, freshman Stephanie Kutcher was excited to begin her college experience....

The information in this graphic represents past and proposed total tuition and student fee increases per student based on 12 credit hours for three terms. The tuition rates for the 2017-2018 academic year have yet to be set.

Student protesters delay Board of Trustees’ tuition decision

Tiffani Smith, Jamie Chin News Contributors
March 20, 2017

Friday, a public Board of Trustees meeting held in the Memorial Union Horizon Room was interrupted by protesters, causing the meeting to be adjourned without any votes or decisions made.The meeting was...

Campus Security Resources

Safety resources provided on campus

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
March 13, 2017

OSU offers several programs dedicated to protecting students, visitors, staffWalking through the Oregon State University campus, it’s not uncommon for an individual to see Department of Public Safety...

Corvallis community member Elhum Oskui lunges in the Student Legacy Park. Oskui is an avid member of Dixon Recreation Center and works to represent a dedicated, strong group of women at Dixon. 

Creating more inclusive workout spaces

Tiffani Smith, News Contributor
March 6, 2017

Dixon Recreation Center working to increase women’s use of facilities Working out can already be intimidating for various individuals. As a woman, walking into an environment where men outnumber the...

Peter Schwartz, the SIFC chairman, will be part of the mediation committee that will aim to pass on an approved athletics budget.

ASOSU votes no on proposed athletics budget

Tiffani Smith, Amy Schwartz News Contributors
February 27, 2017

Following the Feb. 22 session of ASOSU Joint Congress, the proposed Athletics budget for fall, winter and spring fiscal year 2018 and summer 2019 was the only budget not approved by the body.According...

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