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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 logo of WittKieffer, the search firm that assisted in Oregon State Universitys presidential search process which resulted in the hiring of F. King Alexander last year. The firm was banned from conducting searches within North Carolinas University system due to a due diligence failure when recruiting East Carolina University’s chancellor Cecil Staton in 2016.

Search firm involved in hiring F. King Alexander was banned in North Carolina

Artur Silva, News Contributor
March 30, 2021

A search firm used by Oregon State University to hire F. King Alexander in 2020 was temporarily banned by the University of North Carolina System for failing to meet contract expectations.The University...

This graph shows the estimated cost increases to Oregon State Universitys Corvallis campus Education & General budget. The University Budget Committee will be holding weekly tuition forums through March 11. 

University Budget Committee recommends ‘modest tuition raise’ for next academic year

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 8, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees has stated they expected tuition to increase from between 2% to 5% a year. The University Budget Committee will be holding weekly tuition forums until March...

Keith Raab, Oregon States director of financial aid, can be seen in front of the Kerr Administration building on March 7, 2021.

$7.8 million in CRRSAA funds available to OSU students

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 7, 2021

The recently passed Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act authorizes funds for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II, giving Oregon State University students financial...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University government body held its first of two joint-sessions on Jan. 6 via Zoom. These ASOSU sessions are to review the recommended budgetary guidelines for the student fee-funded units and confirm student fees-funded budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

Student Fee Committee discussions impacted by COVID-19 concerns

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 8, 2021

In a meeting held by the Student Fee Committee to discuss the fees for the 2021-2022 school year, financial problems due to COVID-19 raised many concerns among students. In the first congressional joint...

Snell Hall houses Counseling and Psychological Services, where students can find mental health support and resources. CAPS provides a variety of services to the OSU community to address the challenges and difficulties students face. 

Statement from OSU president sparks concerns about campus sexual misconduct, resources

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

An email sent to Oregon State University students and staff by President F. King Alexander in November has raised questions and concerns from the local community about sexual assault and how it’s being...

Oregon State Associate Professor Skip Rochefort sitting on a stool in his laboratory. Professor Rochefort is helping to develop a more inclusive environment in undergraduate research at Oregon State. 

OSU faculty works to increase inclusivity in research

Sydney Sullivan, News Contributor
June 26, 2017

Tapping into a world full of ideas means tapping into a world of diversity. According to Skip Rochefort, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Oregon State University, new ideas spring from...

The public was invited to listen to the telephonic meeting in the MU Journey room.

OSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition

The Baro Staff
April 21, 2017

Today, the Oregon State University Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition rates for fiscal year 2018. The University Budget Committee’s recommendation of a four percent increase to in-state students...

Second dose of meningococcal type B vaccination available

Second dose of meningococcal type B vaccination available

The Baro Staff
April 17, 2017

The second dose of the meningococcal type B vaccination was distributed on Monday and will be available again on Tuesday in the MU Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Nearly 2,000 students received the first...

Trustees Mark Baldwin and Mike Bailey listen to protesters’ concerns at the initial March 17 meeting. 

OSU Board of Trustees sets date for tuition meeting

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
April 17, 2017

Approximately one month after a March 17 meeting was interrupted by student protesters, the OSU Board of Trustees will meet on April 21 via telephone to finalize budget and tuition questions left unanswered...

OSU Gymnastics heads to St. Louis for nationals

OSU Gymnastics heads to St. Louis for nationals

Max Braly, News/Sports Chief
April 11, 2017

The Oregon State gymnastics team is flying off to St. Louis, Missouri at 3 a.m. this Wednesday morning to compete in the NCAA Championships taking place this Friday.Junior Dani Dessaints got her first...

Protesters interrupted the first meeting, forcing a second.

OSU Board of Trustees schedules second tuition meeting in April

The Baro Staff
March 31, 2017

The OSU Board of Trustees will reconvene on Friday, April 21st to discuss changes in tuition and the fiscal year 2018 university budget, according to ASOSU Vice President Brett Morgan. The Board had previously...

Ally Rodgers stands next to her new store, Brick Alley. The store opens on April 1 and will be the newest place to buy and sell Lego kits in downtown Corvallis.

Brick Ally opens in Madison Plaza

Jack Steindorf, News Contributor
March 20, 2017

Lego store started by shared family interest.Walking into Madison Plaza, your eye is immediately drawn to a cart outlined in string lights and filled with colors and unique Lego kits. This cart is Brick...

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