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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Classified workers protest outside the Valley Library on Nov. 7

Bargaining between classified employees and Oregon’s public universities ends in standstill

Alexander Banks, Senior Reporter
February 24, 2024

Editor's note: This is an ongoing situation, and the Barometer will continue to update readers on it. On Friday, February 23, contract negotiations between the Service Employees International Union...

Weather closes campus tomorrow, dining halls remain open

Weather closes campus tomorrow, dining halls remain open

Josh Cande, News Contributor
January 12, 2024

Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus will be closed tomorrow, according to a campus-wide email sent by OSU Public Safety. As a result of anticipated street conditions being affected by sub-freezing...

OSU names wide receivers coach Kefense Hynson interim head coach

OSU names wide receivers coach Kefense Hynson interim head coach

Noah Evans, Sports Editor
November 25, 2023

Oregon State University has named wide receivers coach Kefense Hynson interim head football coach, effective immediately, according to a press release from the OSU Athletic Communications Office. Hynson,...

OSU emergency phone outage planned Wednesday night

OSU emergency phone outage planned Wednesday night

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
September 20, 2023

There will be a brief outage of the OSU phone system between 10 p.m. and midnight Wednesday night; the outage will affect both the Corvallis and Bend campuses but should last no longer than 10 minutes.  According...

Beaver fans celebrating after a play at the Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium on Dec. 18. The Beavers recorded 24 first downs in the game, compared to Floridas 13.

Fans feel ‘extreme disappointment’ as PAC-12 collapses

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
August 7, 2023

As he proudly wears his Beaver gear on the 8,252th day, Marvin “Beaverman” Yonamine is one of many fans who share utter disappointment in the collapse of the PAC-12 conference.  In the past week,...

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to ban race-based decisions in college admissions on July 29, Oregon State University officials confirmed the Affirmative Action ruling will have no effect on the admissions...

National student loan debt relief has been struck down, OSU’s response

National student loan debt relief has been struck down, OSU’s response

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

The Supreme Court voted to strike down President Joe Biden’s student debt relief plan that would have relieved nearly 40 million people across the country, including 329,000 Oregonians who applied or...

Particles found in OSU water, two buildings affected so far

Particles found in OSU water, two buildings affected so far

Riley LeCocq, Reporter
April 14, 2023

Editors note: this article has been undated from a previous version to reflect new information as of 2:45 p.m. Particulate matter found in the water on Oregon State University's campus remains unknown...

The Corvallis Police Department investigates a reported pedestrian ‘hit and run’ incident at the intersection of Harrison and NW 26th Street in Corvallis, Ore. on September 26, 2022. The condition of the victim is currently unknown and the Barometer has reached out to the CPD for comment.

OSU student involved in pedestrian hit and run

Riley LeCocq, Editor-In-Chief
September 27, 2022

An Oregon State University student suffered extensive injuries following a hit and run crash on Sept. 26, near NW 26th Street and NW Harrison Blvd. The pedestrian was identified as 21-year-old Aliyah...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings were posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With Delta variant cases of COVID-19 rising in Oregon, the university will be reinstating its face covering policies in indoor public spaces—which was initially lifted on June 30—effective immediately. 

OSU reinstates face covering policy for public indoor spaces

The Baro Staff
August 5, 2021

Oregon State University officials announced Thursday that masks will be required in all indoor public spaces on campus, effective immediately, due to rising COVID-19 Delta variant cases across the state...

breaking news

Dr. Rebecca Johnson unanimously elected as interim OSU president

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 16, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees unanimously voted Friday to elect Dr. Rebecca Johnson as interim president following the resignation of former President F. King Alexander in late March. Johnson,...

breaking news

Convicted level II sex offender caught illegally entering Wilson Hall, cited for criminal trespass

The Baro Staff
February 12, 2021

The Oregon State University Police arrested Felipe Morfin, a convicted Level II sex offender, on the OSU Corvallis campus Thursday night. According to an email sent out to OSU students by the Department...

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