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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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Beaver Buses at the James E. Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility at OSU in Corvallis on Aug. 21

Getting around town: using public transportation on and off campus

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
September 25, 2023

Getting from place to place, be that to classes, events, or the grocery store, might seem simple until students take a closer look at the size of Oregon State University’s 420 acre Corvallis campus.  Without...

Woman attempting to push a ball of money up-hill through seasons.

New Financial Readiness and Success initiative prompt changes for OSU students

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
July 11, 2023

In May, the Center for Advancement of Financial Education, et. al, released a letter informing Oregon State University students on upcoming changes that affect their college education. In 2022, the...

Fabrication labs on the fourth floor of Owen Hall at Oregon State University in Corvallis, photographed on May 31. As the only university in Oregon to have a nanofabrication facility during the one million dollar federal grant proposal submission period, Oregon State University will lead development in the semiconductor ecosystem in the Northwest region.

OSU researchers awarded federal grant to stimulate semiconductor industry in Oregon

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 27, 2023

Researchers at Oregon State University have been granted $1 million by the government to develop the northwest network of companies that produce semiconductors to renew interest in the industry. On...

Allison Sakai standing in front of her installation titled “We Looked Like the Enemy”, hung in Snell Hall on June 2, 2023 in Corvallis. After receiving letters written by her grandmother, from her father, Allison quoted, “In my grandma’s writings, she included haikus that my great grandfather, Yempei Wake, wrote while he was incarcerated”.

Photographer forges ahead despite vandalism

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
June 12, 2023

It was not only the blatant racism, but also the politicization of a personal story that upset Allison Sakai when her photography project on her family’s internment was vandalized during winter term. “It...

Photo illustration depicts a passport being handed over by someone wearing an Oregon State University hoodie on May 29. Currently the program “Get a DAM Passport!” is open to 50 first-year and transfer students in the College of Agriculture or the College or Forestry.

OSU pilot program provides opportunities for Beavers beyond the dam

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

First-year and transfer students in the College of Forestry and College of Agriculture Sciences, you can Get a Dam Passport! – for free, in fact.  That is, if the FAFSA you filled out determines...

Students on Oregon State Universitys campus discuss personal strategies to maintaining their mental health, photographed on April 14 at OSU in Corvallis.

Student on the street: What do you do to maintain your mental health?

Jace Jett, News Contributor
May 2, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we asked students around Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus what they do in their own life to maintain their mental health. Anna Merrill (he/they) Music...

A photo illustration depicts an iPad with money surrounding it taken on Feb. 14. Ecampus classes are typically more expensive per credit than in-person classes for students who are Oregon residents, however, ecampus courses are cheaper per credit than in person classes for out of state students.

OSU Ecampus classes more expensive for Oregon residents, but at what cost?

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
March 6, 2023

Carisa Womack-Hakala is no stranger to online classes — COVID-19 broke out during her junior year of high school, causing her school to go fully online — but now she feels as though she is “missing...

The college experience

The college experience

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
March 2, 2023

Even though Oregon State University only mandates first-year students to live on campus, some undergrads continue living on campus rather than weighing other options.  With 16 different residence halls,...

Chain link fencing surrounds construction equipment between Milam Hall and Gilkey Hall on Oregon State University campus on Oct. 21. Usually this space is full of people, but now students and faculty file through the space around one edge of the enclosure.

Opinion: How construction around campus affects students

Jorge Nader, Columnist
November 10, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Construction around campus has impacted students in many...

OMN Creative Team

‘Cassie’ breaks 100-meter dash record for a bipedal robot

Haley Stark, Reporter
October 11, 2022

Oregon State University has a new track star in the making. Following its completion of a five-kilometer run last summer, Guinness World Records confirmed that Cassie’s 100-meter dash is the fastest...

Global Opportunities Fair returns after two year hiatus

Sam Misa, News Contributor
October 3, 2022

As travel restrictions loosen around the world, the Global Opportunities Fair returns to Oregon State University — held for the first time since fall 2019.  The GO Fair is organized by OSU's Office...

Molly Shannon shows off her guest badge for START at Oregon State University in the Memorial Union on Thursday June 23. START is being held in person this year for the first time since the
start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

START orientation aims to offer support to incoming students transitioning into college life

Hayden Lohr, Summer News Editor
July 5, 2022

According to Olivia Eiler, a returning START leader at Oregon State University and an English and education major, the START orientation program functions to teach students how to be students. “No...

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