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The Daily Barometer

Former Daily Barometer assistant director and ad manager, Kami Hammerschmith, shares memories of her experience with The Baro. Founded in 1896, The Daily Barometer has been operated by student journalists determined to report the stories that matter most to the Oregon State University community.

From ‘ragtag team’ to winning national awards: the Barometer’s groundbreaking achievements, evolution

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

In The Daily Barometer’s 125 years of history, the newspaper has experienced and published groundbreaking events; from implementing historical changes in the newspaper structure to covering controversial...

Interactive map of Oregons reported COVID-19 cases

Interactive map of Oregon’s reported COVID-19 cases

Max Hatala, News Contributor
March 20, 2020

As of June 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. this map is no longer being updated.This map shows the number of reported COVID-19 cases by county in Oregon, as well as the number of reported COVID-19 deaths as of June...

On August 21, the eclipse’s path of totality (the shadow where the eclipse will be entirely visible) will pass through Corvallis.

One million people to visit Oregon for celestial spectacle

Erin Dose and Sydney Sullivan, News Contributors
July 31, 2017

All eyes are on the sun. All movement on the Oregon State University campus slows to a halt, and the air is still and heavy. High above, the moment everyone has been waiting for arrives: the shadow of...

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...

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...

The candidates offered their platforms at the first ever televised ASOSU debate.

ASOSU presidential candidates face off in live debate

Joe Wolf, News Contributor and Rosie Morehead
March 8, 2017

On Tuesday March 7, the ASOSU presidential and vice presidential candidates confronted one another for the first time at a live debate hosted by Orange Media Network on the fourth floor of the Student...

Guard Kendal Manuel dishing out a pass in the first meeting against rival University of Oregon earlier this season. Manuel has 47 assists this season. 

A tale of two seasons

Josh Worden, Senior Beat Reporter
March 6, 2017

Ronnie Stacy streaked up the sideline, looking back for a pass from his teammate after he crossed half court.Stacy was scrimmaging with his teammates this summer in Oregon State’s practice facility.As...

Rafid Chowdhury (far right) and other members of the SIFC discuss possibilities for the future of the athletics budget on the evening of February 27, 2017.

SIFC and ASOSU pass athletics student fee level

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
March 6, 2017

Working group to be formed to reevaluate rate at later dateIn a firelit conference room high above Reser Stadium, 12 Oregon State University students decided the $2.7 million Athletics Department student...

International Team graphic

International Student Community Team promotes inclusivity through action

Ercoli Crugnale, News Contributor
February 27, 2017

Despite there being a student organization on campus that engages over 300 people from all over the world, with members from Africa to the Middle East, you might not have heard of them or their work.The...

Author and lecturer Lawrence Ross spoke to students about racism on todays college campuses.

Conservative students hold controversial bake sale on OSU campus

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
February 27, 2017

Two weeks ago, a bake sale was held in the SEC Plaza in which the prices of goods were determined by the buyer’s race or ethnicity. This event was put on by Turning Point USA, a conservative activist...

INTO OSU houses international students, eases adjustment to college life

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
February 20, 2017

Figuring out where to live can be an incredible burden on any Oregon State University student, but international students specifically face a unique set of challenges. The biggest problems for international...

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