The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Daily Barometer

The Daily Barometer

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...

Former KBVR-FM play-by-play announcer and Barometer writer Josh Worden preparing to call the Oregon State baseball games in Surprise Stadium in Surprize, Ariz. on Feb. 18. While Worden was broadcasting the games, the Oregon State baseball team went 4-0, defeating the University of New Mexico Lobos and the Gonzaga University Bulldogs.

Former KBVR-FM commentator makes his dreams reality

Sam Misa, Sports Contributor
March 7, 2022

What started as a chance meeting between Josh Worden and his idol ended up helping Worden realize his dreams of being a professional broadcaster could be a reality. According to Worden, his interest...

 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...

General Opinion Graphic

Letter To The Editor: Does CPD care?

Millicent Durand
November 12, 2021

Last month, a trans woman was assaulted and had her nose broken outside the 7/11 on Kings by two men. Since then, despite them being identified and their faces plastered all over social media, the CPD...

Photo of Kerry Eggers

Former Barometer Writer, Kerry Eggers, and His New Book

Hannah Lull , Sports Contributor
November 7, 2021

Kerry Eggers knew he wanted to be a writer since 6th grade. His dad was a sports information director at Oregon State University and he used to watch him work, slowly becoming inspired to someday...

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...

Center Director Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws and Assistant Professor, School of Language, Culture, and Society Luhui Whitebear poses in a mask acknowledging Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The image of a red handprint has come to symbolize the MMIW movement as a way to represent the thousands of women who have been silenced.

‘We ought to be doing more’ for Native American Heritage Month

Sam Misa, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Though there are more than 400 Native Americans living in Corvallis, Ore., which is located on Kalapuya land, Luhui Whitebear said “there isn’t much in town for Indigenous folk outside of Ina Haws.” Whitebear...

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...

News

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...

OSU Sophomores Jason Chan, Kinesiology major (left), and Andrew Talley, Accounting and Finance major (right), studying in the Learning Innovation Center. Masks are required inside OSU facilities with limited and socially distanced seating.

OSU-Cascades plans to reopen fall term for in-person learning

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
April 19, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine being made more accessible to Oregonians and Americans, OSU-Cascades is currently planning to open its classrooms for in-person learning in the fall term. “OSU-Cascades students...

Load More Stories