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State Senator Sara Gelser  represents Senate District 8, which includes Corvallis, Ore.

OSU, Corvallis community members voice dissatisfaction with the board’s decision to place Alexander on probation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.The Oregon State University and Corvallis, Ore. communities have expressed anger and dissatisfaction following...

Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-level coronavirus Epidemics provides timely information that enables public health officials, individuals and the university to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The tent is located between the Kelley Engineering Center and Student Health Services. More information can be found on the TRACE website.

COVID-19 testing continuously available to OSU community; TRACE Project offering free testing before holidays

Artur Pinheiro da Silva, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
November 15, 2020

Oregon State University, together with Benton County health officials and TRACE-OSU, are working steadily to provide information and testing for those that need it. TRACE-OSU centers are testing hundreds...

This photo was taken on March 15, 2020. We Have Work To Do aims to raise awareness around campus with branded buttons and stickers. Their message is a reminder that there is still work to be done to support and uplift minoritized community members.

Letter from the Editor: The Baro must uplift minority voices, strengthen relationships, serve the community

Jaycee Kalama, Incoming Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2020

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the COVID-19 pandemic and Oregon State University’s development of an in-house police force, news media—including The Daily Barometer—plays an overwhelmingly...

Benton County, along with other counties across the state, have successfully flattened the curve amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consequently resulting in Phase 1 of Oregon’s reopening plan. However, the risk of a second wave remains.  

Benton County flattens curve, strives to avoid ‘second wave’

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
May 27, 2020

Benton County, along with other counties across the state, have successfully flattened the curve amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consequently resulting in Phase 1 of Oregon’s reopening plan. However, the...

Burt Hall Fire

Fire on Oregon State campus contained

The Baro Staff
November 30, 2018

The fire that started in a lab room of Burt Hall earlier today has been extinguished according to Fire Prevention Officer Jim Patton. Although no one was harmed, Patton expressed precautions that there...

Native American Heritage month

OSU celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Coral Avery, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

November marks Native American Heritage Month, a celebration of American Indian and Alaskan Native tradition, history and culture, and the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws will be holding events throughout. Proclaimed...


FIRST! celebrates first-generation students

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, first generation students, students who are the first in their families to attend college, gathered in the Willamette East/West room in the library to mingle, enjoy a bite to eat,...

Farmers market

From farm to market: local farmers detail agricultural life

James Trotter, News Contributor
November 5, 2018

It’s early morning, and a warm fog has rolled in over 1st Street. Damp, bright leaves are blown off the trees by the light wind, and early rising farmers start to set up their stands for the weekly market....

Corvallis Mens Shelter

Comprehensive homeless shelter plan struck down

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 8, 2018

“No student should have to sleep in their car,”  Human Services Resource Center Assistant Director, Nicole Hindes said.The Oregon State University staff member recalled a conversation with a student...

Aleita Hass-Holcombe on Monroe Avenue during the march from the Oregon State University Campus to Central Park on Jan. 20, 2017.

OSU students, faculty, community members stage walkout, march in wake of President Trump’s inauguration

Rosie Morehead, Multimedia Contributor
January 20, 2017

This afternoon, Jan. 20, at 2:30 p.m., hundreds of students, faculty and Corvallis community members gathered under the awning of the Student Experience Center to perform a walkout and march in solidarity...

OSU provides a community

Transitioning from high school to college can be a thrilling and terrifying experience. Incoming freshman, Jaden Cloyes is excited about the challenge. Growing up in a family where both of her grandfathers...

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