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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

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Letter from the Editor: News media drops ball on trust

Delaney Shea, Incoming Editor-in-Chief
June 10, 2019

Growth occurs when the pain of staying still outweighs the pain of change, goes a common saying. Acknowledging the breakdown in communication between journalists and our readers, viewers and listeners...

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Nelson: American dream is dead

Noah Nelson, Columnist
February 11, 2019

The stereotype of America is generally associated with notions like democracy, freedom and equality, but if that is the case, it is counterintuitive that our country puts so little value into the education...

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International students face increasingly difficult admissions, immigration process

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
January 28, 2019

Dropping national and local rates of international students that apply to U.S. colleges may reflect the difficulties these students go through to come here.Factors like demand, international economic fluctuations...

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Krening: Tunnel vision regarding MLK Jr.’s beliefs undermines legacy

Jada Krening, Columnist
January 14, 2019

Just over a decade after he was killed, Martin Luther King Jr. had become the personification of the Civil Rights Movement—a safe figure for the era, one in which both the political left and right aimed...

Emily Buasriyottiya and Tiffany Tep

Students on the Street: Election Edition

Donald Orr, News Contributor
November 7, 2018

In the wake of the 2018 Midterm Elections, the immediate future of Oregon and national politics were chosen by voters on Tuesday. Incumbent Oregon governor Kate Brown won re-election versus challenger...

Pat Casey (LEFT) addressing his retirement in the press conference along with OSU President Ed Ray (RIGHT).

OSU Baseball head coach Pat Casey retires

Jarred Bierbrauer, Sports Chief
September 6, 2018

Beaver Baseball Head Coach Pat Casey announced his retirement today after 24 years with the program. At the start of the press conference, Casey stated that it’s been an unbelievable honor to be the...


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”...

Ane Dahlen poses on the coast of Ireland. Dahlen is an exchange student from Norway studying at the University College Cork and reflects on Norway’s homelessness population and policies.

Shea: Strategies to aid homelessness, views on taxes differ between countries

Delaney Shea, Columnist
November 27, 2017

Ireland faces similar homelessness problems to U.S., Norway takes different approach.I feel overwhelmingly guilty every single time I walk past a homeless person sleeping outside in the rain or asking...

Julie Kjær is a foreign exchange student from Denmark, currently studying at the College of Cork. According to Kjaer, Trump is capitalizing on the fear of the public. 

Shea: American polarization is highly visible abroad

Delaney Shea, Columnist
October 23, 2017

Abroad perspectives provide clarity on how other countries view American politics and surrounding issues.I often think about how blessed I am to have grown up in America, a country that prides itself...

DR. TECH: I have woken to another America

Dr. Jon Dorbolo Ask Dr. Tech
November 14, 2016

I have awoken to an America that I do not recognize.Last week’s election shows that what I thought I knew about national politics is wrong and I feel humbled.I thought that organization, planning, communication...

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