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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Angry Beaver Sports Grill in Corvallis, Oregon, on Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2022.

Rivalry game brings support to Corvallis hotels, restaurants

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
November 16, 2023

This year’s Rivalry Game is expected to bring fans into bars and hotels in Corvallis, despite the game taking place on Nov. 24 in Eugene.  This year’s game takes on additional weight, as the recent...

Free Palestine protest on Saturday, Nov. 4 in downtown Corvallis outside of the Benton County Courthouse.

Pro-Palestine demonstrations continue for fourth week

Cailan Menius-Rash, News Contributor
November 5, 2023

The voices of over 150 protesters could be heard throughout downtown Corvallis on Saturday morning as pro-Palestine demonstrators marched through downtown and the Southwest First Street farmer’s market...

OHA suggests smoke protection methods during wildfire season

OHA suggests smoke protection methods during wildfire season

Audrey Saiz, News Contributor
August 28, 2023

Wildfire smoke affects Corvallis residents every summer, and as such, experts say knowing how to protect against poor air quality is of utmost importance. Limiting outdoor activities is the easiest...

An illustrated map created on June 25 showcasing local trails on the north and west side of campus.

Where to hike in and around Corvallis this summer

Thinking outside the box this summer, literally!
Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
July 3, 2023

When classes have calmed and the temperatures rise, Beavers and Corvallis residents alike may need to think outside – no box required – to fill their days this summer. Here is a breakdown of some of...

Ceili of the Valley dancers.

Celtic performances, Japanese music, fair and rodeo comes to Corvallis this summer

Hannah Lull, News Contributor
July 3, 2023

Summer can be a sense of belonging, where communities of people all emerge from their homes in order to soak in the sun. Music is heard from down the street. The air smells of cheeseburgers and watermelon....

Jackson Streets Corvallis House reopened June 1

Jackson Street’s Corvallis House reopened June 1

Wahb El Atlassi, News Contributor
June 12, 2023

Jackson Street Youth Services opened its updated shelter located at 555 NW Jackson Ave. on June 1, dedicated to young adults that need a place to stay. According to Hannah Miller, development director...

Photo illustration of Olivia Authur (she/her) walking past the graduation banners at OSU on May 22.

Downtown to have heaviest traffic during Commencement outside of campus

Miles Green, News Contributor
June 6, 2023

Commencement Day is a yearly event to congratulate and celebrate Oregon State University graduating students. However, as many families travel into town to celebrate with their new graduates the city of...

Many people attend dinner at Block 15 in downtown Corvallis on May 28.The additional outdoor seating selection was extended out from the sidewalk over a couple of parking spots and is expected to remain in that state over the summer.

Corvallis businesses band together to succeed during the summer: How businesses stay afloat during the summer, through nonprofits and other organizations

James Kelley, News Contributor
June 6, 2023

During the summers in Corvallis, it can be hard to draw customers into a local establishment, with most Oregon State University students at home. To mitigate losses, coalitions between restaurants and...

A photo illustration depicting a check being cut in half by scissors on May 17. The Oregon State Department of Education is giving Oregon Public Schools less funding than the needed amount.

Corvallis schools could lose $5 million in funding due to proposed state budget

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
June 5, 2023

Governor Tina Kotek’s proposed state budget released at the beginning of the year could lead to a loss in funding for Corvallis schools.  Governor Kotek’s $9.9 billion proposal is $400 million...

Bitter Half Booking hosts a Pride prom this June to kick off Pride month

Bitter Half Booking hosts a Pride prom this June to kick off Pride month

Sydni Zidarevich, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
May 31, 2023

Have you been wanting an excuse to dress up? This year Corvallis will have a Pride Prom at the Chandler Ballroom on June 3 starting at 7 p.m.   Across Oregon and SW Washington, there are approximately...

Jalyn Devereaux (she/her) stretches before running on the Intramural Fields on May 4. She ran that morning as part of her training to complete the Corvallis-to-Sea-Trail (C2C), a pathway that links the Willamette Valley and Pacific Ocean.

OSU student runs 56 miles to fund undergraduate research

Wahb El Atlassi, News Contributor
May 30, 2023

An Oregon State University graduate student ran the Corvallis to Coast trail with other faculty members on May 20, in hopes of raising funds for an undergraduate research program. The OSU student, Jalyn...

A photo illustration of a person voting taken on Feb. 19. With preliminary results from the Secretary of State’s website showing that 57.26% people voted against the measure, there is a small chance that the measure will pass.

May Elections preliminary results: Benton County bond measure 2-140 faces slim chance of passing

Skand S., News Contributor
May 18, 2023

Ballot measure 2-140 – “community safety, mental health and homelessness services facilities,” appears to have a slim chance of passing after the preliminary results from the Secretary of State's...

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