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Oregon lawmakers propose re-criminalization of drug possession

Oregon lawmakers propose re-criminalization of drug possession

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
February 12, 2024

On Jan. 23, two Oregon Democrats proposed a radical change to Measure 110, which was first passed in 2020. The measure was intended to help solve Oregon’s ongoing drug addiction problem in a way that...

Hong Liu shows a reactor used in her wastewater energy lab at Oregon State University on Jan. 26.

Sun Grant fuels energy research at OSU

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
February 5, 2024

While the sun may not shine very often in Corvallis, that doesn’t stop Oregon State University from being one of the homes of Sun Grant research in the United States. OSU is a hub for many different...

Mike and Judy Gaulke, who donated $20 million dollars to create the Gaulke Center for Marine Innovation and Technology, stand with university leadership.

Marine technology center donation funds future graduate student studies

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
December 7, 2023

Through the Oregon State University Foundation, a $20 million donation has been made by two OSU alumni to establish the Gaulke Center for Marine Innovation and Technology. This donation comes to OSU...

The cover of the Daily Barometer from Nov. 23, 1998 (left) and the cover of the Daily Barometer from Jan. 2000. Barometer Archives.

Former OSU sportswriters share about Rivalry Game’s history

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
November 16, 2023

The Daily Barometer has been following Oregon State University and the University of Oregon’s rivalry for over a century, charting stories of elated victory and tragic loss.  The Rivalry Game, previously...

OSU researchers join study on autonomous research robots

OSU researchers join study on autonomous research robots

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
November 6, 2023

Two Oregon State University researchers are part of a program to design a swarm of robots to be released underneath ice sheets, in order to study their conditions. OSU Associate Professors Jessica Garwood...

John Noltner discusses his newest photographic project during his keynote speech at the Corvallis Community Center, Oct 20, 2023. Noltner’s exhibit, “A Peace of My Mind”, visited Corvallis and the Oregon State University Campus during October.

“A Peace of My Mind” opens dialogue about belonging

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

John Noltner presented a keynote presentation at the Corvallis Community Center on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., part of his “A Peace of My Mind” exhibit that has visited many cities across the United States. When...

Reser Stadium at OSU on May 23. With the recent construction there has been concerns as to whether or not this will impose on graduation, however, the construction is not expected to cause any significant changes.

Reser Stadium construction will not be impacting graduation ceremonies

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
June 6, 2023

While the Reser Stadium construction at Oregon State University won’t be complete until after commencement, this year’s graduates should expect no impact. The commencement ceremony for this year’s...

Students and Corvallis community members sit under covered seating in front of the Valley Library on May 9. With weather patterns shifting towards warmer and sunnier days, more and more people seem to be enjoying the outdoor atmosphere.

High temperatures forecasted for Corvallis starting this weekend

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 9, 2023

Say goodbye to Oregon’s overcast spring weather, and prepare for the summer to begin this week.   Over the upcoming days, the temperature in the Corvallis area is expected to gradually increase....

Kyle Meaders (he/him) (left), JJ Colton (he/him) (middle), and Nathaniel Hannan (he/him) hosts of At Least It’s Not Rocket Science, get ready to record a podcast episode on May 1. at Oregon State University’s Orange Media Network podcast recording room in Corvallis. The hosts of the podcast At Least Its Not Rocket Science recently went to Alabama for an event hosted by NASA, in which the podcasters launched a rocket that they had been working on for the past year.

OSU student rocket science podcast finds success at NASA event

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 9, 2023

 A recent rocket launch hosted by NASA, and a podcast launch last November, both are the work of Oregon State University students through the “At Least It’s Not Rocket Science”.  Hosted in Toney,...

Aerial rendering of the planned replacement bridge, courtesy of ODOT.

Van Buren Bridge construction plans to have minimal impact on commutes

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 4, 2023

The historic Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis is going to begin reconstruction this summer, with efforts made to impact traffic as little as possible. Since its initial construction in 1913, the steel...

OSU researchers are studying better ways to treat LGBTQ+ cancer survivors

OSU researchers are studying better ways to treat LGBTQ+ cancer survivors

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 1, 2023

With the hope of shining a light on often overlooked cancer survivors, researchers from Oregon State University are conducting the Thriving Together study, an after-cancer project focusing on gender...

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