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Student-led peaceful demonstration puts Corvallis police, community on notice for violence against black people

Student-led peaceful demonstration puts Corvallis police, community on notice for violence against black people

Joe Wolf, City Editor
June 1, 2020

Hundreds of Oregon State University students and Corvallis community members gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse Sunday, May 31, to participate in a vigil for George Floyd and a demonstration...

Genesis Hansen arrest

Charges from controversial arrest of student dropped

Delaney Shea, Editor-in-Chief
October 28, 2019

Charges of interfering with a peace officer and resisting arrest have been dropped against Oregon State University student Genesis Hansen, following review of police body cam footage by Benton County District...

Oregon State Police Trooper Daniel Ketcham speaks with Oregon State University students during a 2019 community fair in the Student Experience Center Plaza. 

Oregon State Police ends contract with university, OSU seeks alternatives

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
October 28, 2019

Oregon State Police has decided to discontinue their contract with Oregon State University, effective June 30. OSU will be looking into other law enforcement agencies to potentially partner with after...

Oregon State Police releases body cam footage from controversial Oregon State University student arrest

Oregon State Police releases body cam footage from controversial Oregon State University student arrest

The Baro Staff
October 21, 2019

The Oregon State Police has released the body cam footage from the Oct. 13 arrest of Oregon State University student Genesis Hansen, whose arrest has sparked controversy in the community, with some claiming...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

OSU responds to student’s arrest by Oregon State Police, in which some say excessive force was used

Delaney Shea, Editor-in-Chief
October 15, 2019

Oregon State University has released a statement regarding the recent arrest of a student in which the Oregon State Police used what some are calling excessive force.OSP contracts with OSU to provide traffic...

Genesis Hansen arrest

Community members push for police answers after Oregon State University student arrested, thrown to ground

Delaney Shea, Editor-in-Chief and Vada Shelby
October 14, 2019

Updated: Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 a.m. Original story, including witness videos, below.Editor’s note: Genesis Hansen is employed as a columnist with Orange Media Network. The Daily Barometer is a part of...

Opinion: Women receive global recognition

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
March 19, 2018

Invisible status of women brought to light with International Women’s Day.Why should we care about international celebrations of women? Why is it important to talk about women’s history, their struggles...

Happy Trails Records is located on 3rd St in Corvallis. Doug DiCarolis has owned it for 33 years.

Opinion: Digital Age music wipes out records

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
March 5, 2018

Vinyl fights to stay alive, mixed reviews on digital music.Could it be true that music no longer possesses the voices of the truly talented, but of the masses? Has the accessibility to music diminished...

The Yellow Rose Drag Show, hosted by the OSU chapter of the Delta Lambda Phi fraternity, will be raising money for The Trevor Project on Thursday, March 1 from 8-10 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

Delta Lambda Phi hosts philanthropy drag show

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
February 28, 2018

Yellow Rose Drag Show aims to raise money for The Trevor ProjectThe Oregon State University chapter of Delta Lambda Phi is partnering with the national philanthropy called The Trevor Project, which offers...

Band members of North by North Kendra Blank and Nate Girard play the drums and guitar on stage.

Opinion: Corvallis music louder than ever

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
February 19, 2018

Thriving music community requires larger venue to support musicians.Corvallis is booming with musical talent, although there is a lack of space for those who relish in the art of musical showmanship. The...

James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck, the two artists of the band Honne, eat an array of food.

Honne presents softer side of hyper electronic dance music

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
February 12, 2018

Artist utilizes electronic silky style to seduce listeners’ ears.The song “Good Together” by Honne begins to play. A series of crisp snaps shatter your focus and you’re introduced to a syrupy voice....

Diet Cig is a pop punk duo made up of Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman, who met at an Earl Boykins concert. The group was formed in September 2014 in New Paltz, New York. 

Opinion: Diet Cig creates name for femme punk

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
January 24, 2018

Two friends transition from college band to band of the people.The stage lights are soft. A young girl is at the microphone, behind her a young man at the drums. The speaker is loud, so the sound of the...

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