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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

A low perspective of a tree in the Oregon State University Memorial Union lawn, Aug 1. 
Two faculty members of the Oregon State University College of Forestry were recently named to a new federal advisory panel that will update the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan.

Oregon State faculty members named to federal forest panel

Chase Bennett, News Contributor
August 4, 2023

Two Oregon State faculty members in the college of forestry have recently been appointed to positions in the federal panel tasked with updating the Northwest Forest Plan. Meg Krawchuk and James Johnston...

The signage in Austin Hall showing students how to socially distance while studying as a slideshow with their dos and don’ts plays in the background. Austin Hall has signs on each seat marking them as available or unavailable to show how students can socially distance.

Malick: More study spaces need to be available on weekends

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
November 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.With COVID-19 restrictions still in full force, only about 10...

The view down 30th Street in Corvallis, Ore. on Sept. 8, 2020 was hazy and red as fires throughout Oregon continued to burn. The Red coloring of the sky is due to phenomenon called Mie Scattering when dust and soot in the air can scatter light with longer wave lengths.

OSU forest fire research, programs seek to help, educate on fire risk

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
September 14, 2020

With the recent wildfires across the West Coast, people have looked to ways to reduce the risk of fires in the future. OSU is at the forefront of forest management research and aims to educate about wildfires. Oregon...

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College deans highlight outstanding graduates

Shi Violet Herring, News Contributor
June 10, 2019

With graduation in sight, college deans highlighted outstanding seniors who have made their mark during their time at Oregon State University.Juwan JohnsonJuwan Johnson will be graduating with a bachelor’s...


Research forest suffers from vandalism

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
March 4, 2019

Professors, researchers and students are urging the public to be more respectful of Oregon State University’s McDonald-Dunn research forest after a man was caught trespassing and building a cabin in...

A prescribed fire burns through Oregon. Prescribed burning is the practice of designing and triggering man-made fires, which can be used throughout the year to manage wildfire fuel supply.

OSU researchers respond to Oregon wildfires

By: Melinda Myers News Contributor
October 16, 2017

Professors provide fire-conscious landscaping methods.Flames engulf the forests that inhabit the state of Oregon as wildfire smoke fills the air and catches the next wind that blows by. Nearby cities are...

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