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Hung Phan

Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

The front entrance of Bloss Hall, one of the many on-campus residence halls. With winter break coming up, on-campus residents are still being advised to not participate in gatherings of larger than 10 people in Oregon. These guidelines are to be followed as well as the guidelines of Governor Kate Brown’s two-week freeze.

OSU residence halls adapt as COVID-19 cases rise


Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

With the increase of COVID-19 cases around the state of Oregon, the residence halls on Oregon State University’s campus and the staff working in them are taking measures to keep themselves and the students...

Member of College of Republicans Matthew Edwards is pictured outside of the Memorial Union. He can be seen smiling and proud to be American, no matter the stratification of American politics.

Nixon: Students of varying political identities aim to feel welcomed in Corvallis, OSU


Cara Nixon, Columnist
December 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Corvallis is undeniably blue. Of the 33,492 registered voters...

Josh Brenne, co-president of the Asian Pacific American Student Union, poses outside of the Memorial Union in his APASU hoodie and OSU mask. The APASU organization is a mean for people of similar cultural backgrounds or interests to come together socially and culturally.

OSU clubs affected by COVID-19, ‘feel fatigued by meeting and doing activities online’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
December 9, 2020

Oregon State University students have felt the effects of courses being taught remotely due to COVID-19, but classes are not the only on-campus activity affected.OSU offers a multitude of clubs and organizations...

Mike Green is Oregon State’s vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer.

OSU leaders encourage community to move forward after 2020 election

Angela Tam, News Contributor
November 24, 2020

The affordability of public education and racial equality are two issues Oregon State University President F. King Alexander addressed following the projected outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Within...

Signs requiring masks within OSU buildings are posted up around campus, including at the Memorial Union.

OSU updates face covering policy; masks are the ‘most important’ public health measure

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
November 23, 2020

To comply with federal, state, and local guidance regarding COVID-19, Oregon State University’s Provost office updated the face covering policies for both public and common settings. This update to...

A masked student walked around the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus. Even with masks only being mandatory outside when social distancing isn’t possible, students are continuing to take the extra step and wear them regardless.

Coronavirus escalates on OSU campuses

Sienna Kaske, News Contributor
November 2, 2020

COVID-19 cases are increasing on the Corvallis and Cascade campuses and university administrators are navigating the health precautions and protocols to mitigate the spread of the virus. As of Oct. 28,...

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Most fall term classes at OSU to be conducted remotely

The Baro Staff
August 11, 2020

Oregon State University will conduct most fall term classes remotely in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 among the university community, as conditions trend toward level three of OSU’s four...

Tori Allen SOTI

Seniors on the Internet: How do you feel about having a remote final exhibition?

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 10, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

Emily Thomas

Students on the Internet: How did you choose your major and minor?

Patience Womack, News Contributor
July 1, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

Pharmacy

OSU College of Pharmacy students launch Project Achieve Diversity plan to elevate minority voices

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
June 26, 2020

Editor's Note: While the Health Services Pharmacy is operated by OSU’s College of Pharmacy, there are no current demands or allegations by students, staff or faculty against the pharmacy. This photo...

Face mask-wearing marchers hold signs and chant during the June 7 March for Black Lives.

OSU student government aims to advance demands of Black students

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
June 24, 2020

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, are aiming to organize initiatives that uplift demands of the Black community, both on campus and statewide.Recently inaugurated...

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