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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

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to ban race-based decisions in college admissions on July 29, Oregon State University officials confirmed the Affirmative Action ruling will have no effect on the admissions...

National student loan debt relief has been struck down, OSU’s response

National student loan debt relief has been struck down, OSU’s response

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

The Supreme Court voted to strike down President Joe Biden’s student debt relief plan that would have relieved nearly 40 million people across the country, including 329,000 Oregonians who applied or...

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...

OSU’s spring family weekend includes series of events

OSU’s spring family weekend includes series of events

Jace Jett, News Contributor
May 4, 2023

To kick off spring family weekend starting on May 5, Oregon State University is holding multiple events for families and their students to enjoy.    May 5 Spring Family Weekend will be held...

Students on Oregon State Universitys campus discuss personal strategies to maintaining their mental health, photographed on April 14 at OSU in Corvallis.

Student on the street: What do you do to maintain your mental health?

Jace Jett, News Contributor
May 2, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we asked students around Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus what they do in their own life to maintain their mental health. Anna Merrill (he/they) Music...

Ryan (last name unavailable) from Colorado State University competes at the 2023 Oregon State University Logging Conclave at Peavy Arboretum on Apr. 14 just outside of Corvallis. This year marks the 83rd annual AWFC conclave event hosted by the college of forestry.

OSU hosts AWFC Conclave, forging both community and competition

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor 
April 25, 2023

The Oregon State University Forestry Club put on a strong showing for this year's Annual Association of Western Forestry Clubs (AWFC) Conclave. 2023 marks the 83rd anniversary of the AWFC Conclave,...

R-Rated horror circus coming to Corvallis at end of April

R-Rated horror circus coming to Corvallis at end of April

Paranormal Cirque spreads events into Oregon for the 2023 season
Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 24, 2023

While the average circus is a family friendly affair, the one coming to Corvallis at the end of this month is R-rated. Called the Paranormal Cirque, this circus has been running since May of 2021, and...

The Board of Trustees meeting on April 14 in the Memorial Union. Due to recommendations made by the University Budget Committee, continuing undergraduate students will have to pay 3.9% more in tuition payments whereas incoming undergraduate students will have to pay 4.4% more. These changes apply to both Corvallis and Cascades campuses.

Board of Trustees raises tuition and financial aid

David Li, News Contributor
April 17, 2023

Both incoming and continuing students will have to pay more in tuition and certain fees next year, Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees has decided. In the Board of Trustees meeting on April...

A photo illustration of an individual running on the track at Student Legacy Park on
March 21st. A half  marathon is a total of 13 miles.

Rotary Club hosts 2023 Half Marathon and 5k

David Li, News Contributor
April 10, 2023

Four different competitive and non-competitive races, including the twelfth half marathon, come to Corvallis this April.  The events are run by the Rotary Club After Five event on April 15, according...

The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development program in Woodburn, Ore. on April 15 and 16 focusing on Latinx leadership and activism.

Saber es Poder: Latinx mujeres y liderazgo

Sydni Zidarevich, translated by Lara Rivera, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
April 10, 2023

Visit here to read this article in English. Saber es Poder es un programa anual de liderazgo que se enfoca en liderazgo LatinoX, activismo y auto-exploración. Este año el programa será celebrado...

A photo illustration of Corvallis City Hall, photo taken on March 14.

Candidates and ballot measures seek approval in May election

Skand S., News Contributor
April 10, 2023

Two measures are on the ballot for Benton County voters to decide on May 16 before 8 p.m. alongside several candidates running for positions in the school district. The first is the bond for “community...

Sustainability outside of the classroom: Environmental organizations on campus

Sustainability outside of the classroom: Environmental organizations on campus

Haley Stark, News Reporter
April 10, 2023

Oregon State University is consistently ranked one of the most sustainable college campuses, achieving a gold rating under the Sustainability Tracing, Assessment and Rating System for every year since...

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