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Even with classes back in person, parts of Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus are still under construction as of Oct. 7. Many of these construction projects are being done in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

Castles: Campus construction is a reminder to prioritize sustainable development

Christine Castles, Columnist
October 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. If you walk around Oregon State University’s Corvallis,...

Bo&Vine Burger Bar, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore. is just one of the many businesses who are affected by the reduced student population during summer term. As students leave to go home or study abroad, college towns like Corvallis notice a dip in revenue due to the change in population.

City of Corvallis to be impacted this summer by lost OSU student population

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
July 6, 2021

After a year with low numbers for the college-student population in Corvallis, Ore. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city will face impacts from the further loss of students over the summer.Oregon State...

Corvallis, Ore. residents awaiting and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations inside of Reser Stadium on the Oregon State University campus in February. On May 4, OSU leaders announced the universitys decision to require students and employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine to participate in on-campus activities and instruction.

OSU planning to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall term

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 6, 2021

Oregon State University is planning to implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement beginning in the fall of 2021 for students and employees who engage onsite at OSU.Previously, on April 23, OSU announced...

First-year Honors College student Shrey Sharma outside of his dorm, West Hall, on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. Connecting with faculty and other students has proven difficult during a virtual first year of college.

OSU’s Living-Learning Communities experience changes due to remote learning

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

The Living-Learning Communities at Oregon State University are available to students living in the residence halls on the Corvallis, Ore. campus and include the Honors College, engineering, business, adventure,...

Level 3 sex offender reported having been seen in Corvallis near OSU campus

Angela Tam, News Contributor
February 16, 2021

Several students from Oregon State University have reported the recent presence of felony sex offender Timothy Mross, 36, near campus property. Mross is labeled a level three sex offender, the highest...

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OSU’s 2021 Commencement ceremonies to be conducted virtually

The Baro Staff
February 3, 2021

Oregon State University and OSU-Cascades spring Commencement ceremonies will be held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. "Our sincere hope is that someday in the future, we will be able to...

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...

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OSU cumulative COVID-19 cases updated

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
November 19, 2020

There are a cumulative total of 230 cases of COVID-19 reported by the Benton County Health Department including — but not limited to — students, faculty and staff affiliated with Oregon State University’s...

OSU to continue remote instruction through winter 2021

The Baro Staff
October 5, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, OSU announced Monday morning that a large majority of courses will be taught remotely through the winter term. "We will continue to use remote delivery to contribute...

The Reser stadium empty on a Saturday afternoon. With no cars in view, the lack of students and current lack of sports lends to the feeling of isolation from COVID-19.

OSU fall term enrollment numbers to be released late Oct.; 40% decrease in on-campus residents

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
October 4, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 OSU Back-to-School Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University's incoming class, as well as returning students about...

Oregon State University hired Edgar Rodriguez for the interim associate vice president for public safety and chief of police position, starting May 25, but stepped down after nearly three months in the role. 

OSU’s Chief of Police Edgar Rodriguez leaves position

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
August 19, 2020

Edgar Rodriguez, Oregon State University’s interim associate vice president for public safety and chief of police, has stepped down from his position after nearly three months in the role. Rodriguez...

Oregon State Universitys Valley Library will be one of the buildings reopening for the fall term, while most in-person instruction will be conducted remotely.

Update: OSU moves majority of fall term instruction online, reminds students importance of wearing face coverings indoors

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
August 12, 2020

OSU President F. King Alexander and OSU Provost and Executive Vice President Edward Feser sent a letter to all OSU students on August 11, stating that based on careful monitoring of the status of COVID-19,...

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