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Young protestors display their signs at a Ukraine protest at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. on March 5. According to Grace Atebe, director of the Office of International Services, Oregon State University wants to help all those in the university community who have been impacted by the Russian-Ukrainian war.

OSU ‘committed to providing care and support’ for students impacted by Russia-Ukraine war

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 21, 2022

Oregon State University and the Office of International Services are working to support students affected by the Russia-Ukraine war. Dan Larson, vice provost for student affairs, said OSU is working...

Associated Students of Oregon State Uuniversity  members Matteo Paola (left) and Kate Rockey are two of the main advocates for the demands of the Survivor Care Reform Resolution. According to Paola, the aim of the resolution is to centralize survivor care initiatives.

ASOSU seeks to reform SARC through resolution

Sam Misa, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

Members of the Associated Students of Oregon State University have passed a resolution asking to make changes to the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center.  While not a binding piece of legislation,...

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A sign at the Learning Innovation Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. warns of the danger of COVID-19 and gives tips on preventing its spread to other individuals. The COVID-19 pandemic has been present in Oregon since March 2020.

COVID-19 pandemic timeline suggests ‘overtime’ virus ‘will become endemic’

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
March 7, 2022

Since COVID-19 first appeared over two years ago around Dec. 12, 2019, the resulting pandemic has altered many lives at Oregon State University, and the virus is likely here to stay. Dec. 12, 2019:...

Signs requiring masks within OSU buildings are posted up around campus, including at the Memorial Union.

Oregon State University to no longer require masks indoors beginning March 12

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
March 1, 2022

Oregon State University plans to comply with Oregon Health Authority’s revised timeline to lift the mask mandate for most indoor public places on campus starting March 12. Free masks will continue...

Oregon State University students Makena Apau, left, and Ethan Thompson are wearing masks as they walk out of the Learning Innovation Center on the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Jan. 31. OSU announced on Feb. 24 that it will lift its mask mandate by March 19 at the latest.

OSU to lift mask mandate requirements no later than March 19

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
February 24, 2022

Oregon State University has announced that it will lift the campus-wide mask requirement no later than March 19 to remain aligned with Oregon Health Authority and local public health guidance. According...

This illustration shows a backpack with school supplies along with a mask and hand sanitizer. Due to a high number of positive cases of COVID-19 because of the omicron variant, students and faculty have to make adjustments to prevent further spread of the virus.

On Our Minds: Omicron COVID-19 variant poses risk for students attending in-person classes

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
January 29, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon State University should not have returned immediately...

A photo illustration representing the COVID-19 vaccine and a representation of the COVID-19 virus’ structure. Unvaccinated staff and faculty now have to get weekly tests in hopes to minimize the spread of the virus. 

Weekly COVID-19 testing to be required for unvaccinated OSU community

Cara Nixon, City Editor
September 1, 2021

Oregon State University announced that beginning Sept. 15 and until further notice, unvaccinated university employees and students will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.OSU’s vaccination requirement,...

OSU Public Safety Officer, Nic Morrell working during the summer amongst the new mask requirements at the Cascades campus in Bend, Ore. OSU-Cascades follows the main campus in requiring face coverings in all public indoor settings for students and faculty alike.

Clairmont: We must stay focused on positive future after reinstatement of mask mandate

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
August 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.As many students have become increasingly frustrated with remote...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings were posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With Delta variant cases of COVID-19 rising in Oregon, the university will be reinstating its face covering policies in indoor public spaces—which was initially lifted on June 30—effective immediately. 

OSU reinstates face covering policy for public indoor spaces

The Baro Staff
August 5, 2021

Oregon State University officials announced Thursday that masks will be required in all indoor public spaces on campus, effective immediately, due to rising COVID-19 Delta variant cases across the state...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings have been posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With the COVID-19 mask and social distancing policies being lifted in the state of Oregon on June 30, OSU will also lift these policies. 

OSU to lift COVID-19 restrictions on June 30

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
June 29, 2021

Oregon State University’s COVID-19 face mask and social distancing policies will be lifted on June 30, along with the rest of the state of Oregon.Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced on June 25 that...

Oregon State University will be recognizing June 19 as a holiday this year. OSU political science Professor Christopher Stout said that the universitys decision to recognize Juneteenth as a holiday will encourage community members to learn the history of the day and educate themselves on its significance.

OSU to recognize Juneteenth as holiday for 2021, potentially for years to come

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 12, 2021

This year, on June 19, Oregon State University will be recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday as part of its “Moving Forward Together” initiative, diversity strategic plan and Strategic Plan 4.0. Chris...

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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...

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