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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts, home to the School of Arts and Communication. The OSU Board of Trustees approved Tuesday a split of the School of Arts and Communication, and effective this fall the two new schools will be the School of Communication and the School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts.

Board of Trustees approve changes to organization of School of Arts and Communication, among other agenda items

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 4, 2021

Oregon State University’s School of Arts and Communication within the College of Liberal Arts has been approved to separate into two distinct schools: a School of Communication and a School of Visual,...

Workers at Don Froylan’s Creamery in the middle of the cheese-making process. Don Froylan produces a line of several cheese products, some of which are served at OSU McNary Dining Hall’s La Calle Restaurant.

UHDS sources locally-grown ingredients for food produced in all dining halls throughout campus

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

As part of the ongoing Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, Oregon State University’s University Housing and Dining Services aims to support the incoming 2021-2022 academic community by...

Kristen Travers graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering, a minor in aerospace engineering and will be working at Boeing as a systems engineer. Travers is among many Oregon State University students who have received the summa cum laude honor.

2021 summa cum laude graduates share their stories, look forward to future plans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Three students—Kristen Travers, Mahal Miles and Kristina Tucker—are among many Oregon State University students that have received the highest Latin distinction of summa cum laude.At OSU, summa cum...

Simon Date, the CEO and President of the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce outside the Chamber of Commerce building in Corvallis, Ore. Because the 2021 Commencement ceremony will be held virtually, many local businesses are expecting lower revenue than usual during the weekend it is held.

OSU virtual Commencement has effects on local businesses

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

With Oregon State University’s Commencement being held with virtual and in-person counterparts, the usual traffic that Corvallis, Ore. receives from students’ families and friends in an entirely in-person...

2021 summa cum laude graduates share their stories, look forward to future plans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
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...

Corvallis Clinic no longer offers drive-through COVID-19 vaccines, continuing in-clinic vaccinations

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 12, 2021

The Corvallis Clinic is continuing to administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, following a clinic-held drive-through event which proved to be successful, and until another vaccination event of this nature,...

The house on 1806 SW Brooklane Dr. is one of the houses Duerksen & Associate Inc rents out in the city of Corvallis. Duerksen & Associate Inc are dedicated to delivering exemplary service in quality home environments to the city of Corvallis.

Cost-effective housing options available in Corvallis

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

When searching for housing, one important factor for students can be the cost, as income sources for college students may be limited. Although Oregon State University’s University Housing and Dining...

A staff member at The Retreat at Corvallis working in the main office of the housing complex. The Retreat is one of several student-apartment complexes close to the OSU campus.

Local property management, housing companies provide tips on finding housing

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Many Oregon State University students have begun searching for housing for the next academic year and are preparing their future living arrangements as in-person learning will begin again this fall.Although...

Associated Students of Campus Director of Student Advocacy Marichelle Gurski has been advocating for the accessibility of free menstrual products and supports HB 3294. If passed, the bill would mandate product dispensers to be accessible and free in educational institutions, including OSU. 

Oregon House Bill would require OSU to provide free menstrual products

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 27, 2021

State legislation in Oregon is considering the passing of House Bill 3294, which would require every public education institution, including Oregon State University, to provide both tampons and sanitary...

Edward Feser, OSU provost, has been appointed interim president until an acting president can be appointed. In addition to being provost, Feser is a professor of public policy. 

Oregon State University’s acting president, administration dispute whistleblower lawsuit

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser and other OSU administrators dispute allegations that the university violated anti-discrimination and whistleblower laws.Grace Kuo, a professor and...

Members of Hmong@OSU, a cultural student organization aiming to learn and raise awareness of Hmong culture at Oregon State University, meet for their bi-weekly general meeting on Jan. 27. Hmong@OSU meets every other Thursday from 5-6 p.m.

VSA, Hmong@OSU, PERMIAS to host virtual culture shows this month

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

In the month of April, student-led organizations Vietnamese Student Association, Hmong@OSU and the Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Amerika Serikat have scheduled virtual culture shows for the greater...

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser presents Enterprise Risk Management via Zoom to the OSU Board of Trustees and Committees on April 1. 

OSU Board of Trustees, Committees discuss public safety, crisis response, tuition raises

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 2, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss updates on the university’s public safety and crisis response.Shanon Anderson, OSU’s associate vice president for public safety...

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