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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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Chunhuei Chi poses for a portrait in front of rhododendron bushes on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon on May 7, 2024.

OSU Professor Serves on State Universal Health Care Board

Fox Perez, News Contributor
May 31, 2024

The state of Oregon could receive a universal health care plan by 2026. Under Oregon Senate Bill 1089, the state of Oregon has recognized that the responsibility of providing healthcare to the citizens...

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Wes Flow, News Contributor
February 7, 2023

Rural Oregonians’ ability to access healthcare — a point of focus for Tina Kotek’s gubernatorial campaign — has become a topic of significant concern, experts say. As her second month as Oregon’s...

Student Phlebotomist Barbara Miller prepares a COVID-19 Rapid PCR test in the testing tent behind Student Health Services on Nov. 8, 2021. SHS conducts COVID-19 testing for both vaccinated and non-vaccinated students.

Modern Issues Scrutinized Accordingly: Vaccine, natural immunity should end masking

Sam Misa, Columnist
November 29, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Masking may be on its way out on campus because those with...

This illustration is meant to represent students who are wearing their masks during home beaver games at Reser Stadium. While the Oregon State University requires masks to be worn in outdoor spaces where physical distancing is not possible, some students have taken off their masks in Reser Stadium during football games.

Clairmont: OSU athletics fails to enforce student mask policies

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
October 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon State University’s lack of mask enforcement at...

General COVID-19 Graphic

Oregon, including Benton County, may be in the “roughest days of the pandemic.”

Artur Pinheiro da Silva, News Contributo
November 13, 2020

Governor Kate Brown has announced earlier today that Oregon will start a two week “freeze,” meaning limiting restaurants to take out only, as well as limiting retail, grocery stores and pharmacy to...

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