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Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7, 2021 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler was extradited by a Benton County Circuit Court judge on April 21 to the state of Virginia.

Former OSU professor extradited by Benton County judge; OSU to offer support

By Baro Staff
April 21, 2022

An Oregon State University professor fired in October 2021 after his arrest has been extradited by a Benton County Circuit Court judge to the state of Virginia. Brett Tyler, a professor in the College...

 Browser’s Bookstore in downtown Corvallis, Ore., located on Northwest Fourth Street. Browser’s is closing its Corvallis location in February.

Browser’s Bookstore to end chapter in Corvallis community after 21 years

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
February 7, 2022

Local bookworms will have to say farewell to Browser’s Bookstore—the only bookstore in downtown Corvallis, Ore. to mainly offer used books—this February. However, they can find solace in...

Alvin Freer (right) and his partner, Carolyn Wheeler. Not to be confused with the ice cream flavor, Chunky Monkey is the dog in Wheeler’s arms.
The three of them live out of the RV pictured in the image above.

Corvallis houseless community in ‘disarray,’ City of Corvallis continues campsite sweeps

Sam Misa, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

For Corvallis, Ore. resident Zachary Pierce, who has been without a house for over a decade, this winter will be the first he gets to spend with a roof over his head. Others, however, are often...

This illustration shows the Diwali diya and a Hanukkah menorah lit to celebrate the holiday season. Diwali begins on Nov. 4 and is celebrated for five days, and Hanukkah occurs from Nov. 28 to Dec. 6.

Hanukkah and Diwali: Festivals of light in Northern Hemisphere’s darkest season

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Hanukkah and Diwali provide respective opportunities for Jewish and Indian students at Oregon State University to build community and tradition. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday, often called  the Festival...

This illustration shows two students conversing about the availability of housing. For OSU students, finding affordable housing can be a struggle, with a rising demand and a slow growth in supply.

Malick: Expensive housing may restrict OSU accessibility

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
September 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. With the fall term beginning soon, many students...

An incoming student carrying a suitcase and entering a dorm during Oregon State University’s first day of move-in on Sept. 19. The incoming class will be the first group of freshman to experience in-person learning since OSU announced in-person plans for the 2021-22 academic year.

Students are back at OSU after a year at home

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Students are now officially back on campus, but in-person class and activity guidelines made in response to COVID-19 will introduce many changes to the Oregon State University community. Among...

Jade Carey, a Beaver Gymnastics signee, finishes a routine on the uneven bars for the U.S. Olympic Team trials. Carey, a Team USA gymnast since 2017, earned a gold medal in the finals for floor routine at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 2.

Beaver gymnast takes gold at the 2020 Olympics

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
August 2, 2021

Olympic and future Oregon State gymnast Jade Carey won the gold medal for floor exercise in Tokyo at the delayed 2020 Olympic games in the early hours of Aug. 2. Carey, who was representing the United...

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OSU will not require students to get COVID-19 vaccine to return in fall

Adriana Gutierrez, City Editor
April 22, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that the University of Oregon would be requiring its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine to return to its campus. This has been corrected...

College of Engineering Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, Thuy T. Tran, poses on the OSU campus outside of Covell Hall. Originally called the Physics Building and completed in 1928, this structure was later named for Grant Adelbert Covell, first dean for the School of Engineering.

OSU alumnus oversees design of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover

By: Luke Reynolds, News Contributor
April 18, 2021

Oregon State University 1986 alumnus William Allen always had an interest in learning how things worked. Fast forward to now, he was able to play a significant part in designing the Mars 2020 Perseverance...

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...

First-year political science student Nabila Hersi shares her thoughts about sustainability practices and experience in Waste Watchers. Waste Watchers is a group run by Campus Recycling, whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at Oregon State University by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action and empowerment of future leaders.

OSU sustainability clubs celebrate Earth Day, aim to help university reach carbon neutral goal

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Waste Watchers is just one of the dozens of sustainability clubs at Oregon State University fighting to save the environment.Nabila Hersi, a first-year political science student minoring in sustainability...

Corvallis residents awaiting COVID-19 vaccinations in front of Reser Stadium. On February 17, FEMA announced that Benton County would receive $3.1 million in federal funding to support COVID-19 vaccination centers.

Malick: COVID-19 vaccines are crucial for in-person learning

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
April 12, 2021

After 12 months of living in a global pandemic, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Oregon’s vaccination plan is making good progress and there is hope for in-person classes in the fall.On March...

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