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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

A plush goat photographed near the front of the entrance of Oregon State University’s Valley Library on Jan. 19th. Students are encouraged to hunt for a similar goat hidden elsewhere in the library in order to claim a button prize that changes every week.

The Valley Library is now goated

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
January 23, 2023

Frankie Claassen entered The Valley Library to do what she usually does there – quiet, individual studying, free from the dorm noise – when she happened upon a goat.  A stuffed goat, of course;...

OSU Mens Soccer senior midfielder Hassani Dotson battles against California redshirt freshman forward Alonzo Del Mundo on Oct. 14, 2018 in Corvallis, OR. 

Former Beaver can’t imagine life without soccer

Matthew Brooks, Sports Contributor
October 7, 2019

The list of former Beavers who have played or are playing professionally is long, but still growing. While current fall sport student athletes are in the midst of their season, one Beaver-turned-professional...

OSU Basketball senior center Gligorije Rakocevic goes for a lay-up against California in Gill Coliseum.

Graduating student-athletes ‘grateful’ for time at OSU

Matthew Brooks, Sports Contributor
June 10, 2019

With the 2018-19 school year coming to a close, Oregon State Athletics watches another go-around of senior athletes walk across the stage at commencement and onto other things in life. Oregon State Men’s...

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Comeback kid in the outfield

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
March 11, 2019

After being in recovery for six months, redshirt-sophomore outfielder Elliot Willy of the Oregon State Baseball team had his first official home start this season March 1, against West Virginia, a moment...


OSU Portland Center opens

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

In late September of 2018, the OSU Portland Center launched operations, with a focus on hybrid-learning, aiming to create a hub of innovative education in the Portland area.OSU is expanding its well-established...


Homecoming: Traditions through the years

James Trotter, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

During homecoming week, alumni come back to their school to celebrate the future and honor the past while students get the opportunity to take part in and contribute to the unique history of homecoming...

The Oregon State University Homecoming Court stands on the football field, as photographed in the 1965 Daily Barometer. This year’s Homecoming Court will appear during halftime at the football game along with other events throughout the year to represent OSU. Students were selected last spring by a panel of staff, faculty and alumni.

Oregon State reintroduces Homecoming Court

Anna Weeks, Life Editor
October 9, 2017

The Homecoming Court is made up of ten students to celebrate OSU150.The sesquicentennial inspired the revival of Homecoming Court, an old tradition at Oregon State. This year, a group of 10 students were...

Senior wide receiver Jordan Villamin running down the field after catching a 30 yard pass from quarterback Jake Luton. Villamin finished with three catches for 55 yards and one touchdown in Oregon States 48-14 loss to Minnesota.

Beaver football blown out by Minnesota Golden Gophers at home

Riley Youngman, Sports Chief
September 9, 2017

For 37 seconds Saturday night, the Oregon State Beavers and the 35,206 fans at Reser Stadium had a lot to cheer about. For the remaining 59:23 of their game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers however,...

Adley Rutschman played baseball all four years he attended Sherwood High School.

The ultimate utility player

Mitch Monge, Multimedia Contributor
April 17, 2017

From football to baseball, freshman Adley Rutschman has been stepping up big for OSUAfter the departure of the Beavers’ catcher Logan Ice last season, some big cleats were left to fill for the next man...

Viewing, Celebration of Life set for OSU student who died in car accident last weekend

The Barometer
January 18, 2017

Oregon State University freshman Emily Reedy passed away this past Sunday, Jan. 15. There will be a viewing tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Foothills Church in Stayton, Oregon. A celebration...

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. 

Women’s basketball finding new identity

Kalib LaChapelle, News Contributor
December 5, 2016

After a one-point loss to Marquette on Nov. 22, head coach Scott Rueck believes the Oregon State University women’s basketball team is “finding their identity.”“We learned a lot about ourselves...

Hanna Royer standing in front of Reser Stadium. Royer is deaf and has performed with the OSU Marching Band Color Guard at every home football game this season. 

Hanna Royer is deaf and brings a “no excuses” attitude to the color guard

Anthony Heatherly, KBVR Station Manager
December 5, 2016

The Oregon State University Marching Band parades into Reser Stadium and emerges onto the field. The horns blare and overtake the roar of the spectators. The pop of the snares fill the cracks in the crowd’s...

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