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Oregon State University graduate and guitarist for The Yams Nick Batmale (left) and third year OSU music production student and bassist for The Yams Blac McEwen performing at a house show in Corvallis, Ore. in February. There are a couple house show venues in Corvallis, including Jugg House and iHop.

fishscales: House shows are reviving Corvallis weekends

Brandt Bridges, Columnist
April 12, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Who knew Corvallis, Ore. had a music scene? To be honest,...

Kira Durham stands in front of a house on 16th Street in Corvallis Or, on Feb. 11. Durham damaged her relationship with her childhood best friend after living with them in the dorms, over sanitation concerns.

F-ck it, real talk: Why you shouldn’t worry about where you live

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. When starting college, the transition to living in dorms...

President of the OSU chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, Quentin Onyemordi, gives a speech during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Breakfast at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Jan. 17. Rather than just a three day weekend, MLK Day should be a day to honor the legacy and life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Modern Issues Scrutinized Accordingly: ‘Not a day to go to sleep,’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off

Sam Misa, Columnist
January 17, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Made a federal holiday under the Reagan administration in...

This Illustration depicts a revoked proposal for students to attend community college for free for two years. The sign for Linn-Benton Community College can be seen in the background.

Malick: President Biden’s Build Back Better Act could be better

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
November 19, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. President Biden announced the Build Back Better Act during...

Preciosa Martinez, the graduate assistant of the Human Services Resource Center textbook lending program, retrieves a book from a shelf on Monday, Sept. 27th. The textbook lending program provides textbooks at no cost to students in need.

Malick: Students should use on-campus textbook resources

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
October 3, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. One of the many benefits of being back on campus this fall...

An illustration of a menstrual product disposal bin overflowing in a public bathroom. Gilbert Hall Addition—a building at Oregon State Universitys Corvallis campus—has had several issues with accessible disposal of menstrual products, according to fourth-year chemistry student Sarah Gernhart. 

Castles: Sanitary product receptacles are a public health necessity

Christine Castles, Columnist
August 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.When you walk into Gilbert Hall on Oregon State University’s...

College freshman Noah Wolf doing his summer job for a wallpapering company at a Lake Oswego, Ore. work site. Working over the summer is a common occurrence for many college students. 

LeCocq: Pandemic summer promotes change for college students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Adjusting to on-campus life is always a concern for first-year...

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension fire specialist, meets with partners to discuss strategies for wildfire management. Temperatures increasing on a yearly basis bring worry to Oregon wildfire departments and naturalists statewide.

Castles: Preparedness is key to an early wildfire season

Christine Castles, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Around Labor Day of 2020, Oregonians began to wake up in an...

 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

This illustration depicts a family living at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Here, there is a student on their laptop taking classes online while their family members are doing other activities at home. 

Castles: Students can find new normal living with family

Christine Castles, Columnist
May 3, 2021

Oregon State University students living on campus last school year were faced with difficult decisions about whether to stay in the dorms amidst a global pandemic, or move home with family and be far from...

Dave So, current Oregon State University student majoring in mechanical engineering, volunteered at the Reser Stadium Clinic to contribute to the vaccine distribution in Corvallis, Ore.

LeCocq: OSU Extension Services is educating Oregonians about COVID-19 vaccine access, listen to them

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
April 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Since information about COVID-19 and its various vaccines is...

OSU Junior Aanchal Vidyarthi studies in an empty classroom at the LINC. Vidyarthi regularly visits campus to study in new spaces because it helps her focus better. 

Bridges: ‘A new kind of learning’: the need for hybrid classrooms

Brandt Bridges, Columnist
April 12, 2021

Remote learning has its benefits for students; it gives them the freedom to take classes anywhere and attend even if they have other important responsibilities. This past year of online learning throughout...

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