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‘Cassie’ breaks 100-meter dash record for a bipedal robot

‘Cassie’ breaks 100-meter dash record for a bipedal robot

Haley Stark, Reporter
October 11, 2022

Oregon State University has a new track star in the making. Following its completion of a five-kilometer run last summer, Guinness World Records confirmed that Cassie’s 100-meter dash is the fastest...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and will begin this position on Sept. 9.

Jayathi Murthy selected as OSU’s 16th president

Murthy will begin in September as the university’s first female president and first president of color
Adriana Gutierrez, Copy Editor
June 7, 2022

Jayathi Y. Murthy, previous dean of Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles, has officially been selected as Oregon State University’s next president, taking over for interim President Becky...

Josh Brenne, co-president of the Asian Pacific American Student Union, poses outside of the Memorial Union in his APASU hoodie and OSU mask. The APASU organization is a mean for people of similar cultural backgrounds or interests to come together socially and culturally.

OSU clubs affected by COVID-19, ‘feel fatigued by meeting and doing activities online’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
December 9, 2020

Oregon State University students have felt the effects of courses being taught remotely due to COVID-19, but classes are not the only on-campus activity affected.OSU offers a multitude of clubs and organizations...

Correction: Katie Kalhars name was originally spelled incorrectly. This issue has been fixed. The Barometer regrets the error. Katie Kalhar (left) talks about why she came to the kick-start STEMINIST meeting that took place on Oct. 16, 2019 in the Student Experience Center. 

Organization for women in STEM fields relaunches

Zoe Sandvigen, News Contributor
October 28, 2019

On Oct. 16, Steminist relaunched their organization in the Student Experience Center in hopes to form a new inclusive community of students.The Steminist were originally created to provide a safe space...

Kelley Engineering Center holds many engineering classrooms.

Redefining pro-school in the College of Engineering

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
February 17, 2019

During the Pre-Engineering Town Hall last Wednesday, students were informed of the Oregon State University administration’s decision to eliminate the old pro-school application process from the College...

Society of Black Engineers

STEM students develop National Society of Black Engineers chapter

Jada Krening, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics students of color who may have experienced the uncomfortable pressure of a classroom full of stares, like engineering student Mar’quis Bryant-Morgan,...

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