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Paige Orals on May 24, a second year student at Oregon State University works in Dixon Recreation Center. She is one of many employees who will get a boost to a 15$ wage this July.

Social Addendum: I’m getting a raise and you deserve one too

Christine Castles, Columnist
June 6, 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’s minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour...

Bikes locked on the bike rack near the Student Experience Center at Oregon State University on May 31. Bikes are a common way to travel campus and ZAP encourages more people to bike for sustainability and health reasons.

ZAP biking aims to encourage students to bike more through prizes and competition incentive

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

ZAP biking is an on-campus service at Oregon State University that, since COVID-19 quarantine is over for most, is now trying to increase awareness and encourage more people to bike to and around campus.  ZAP...

Student outside of the OSU Global Opportunities office on May 17, holding her passport. The OSU global opportunities office regulates OSU international programs.

F*ck it, real talk: Why it’s hard to study abroad, but important to try

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
June 6, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Studying abroad is difficult to do; there are many barriers,...

Starship robots pass by the outside of the Memorial Union on May 16. The Starship robots will rise up in 2065 according to the local representative, but only after they conquer the train that comes through campus.

F*ck it, real talk: Starship robots have gotten faster and more aggressive, taking OSU community by storm

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
June 6, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The robots on Oregon State Universtiy’s Corvallis, Ore....

A piece by Tim Timmerman (left) and a piece by Tatyana Ostapenko at the Corvallis Arts Center Looking at Us exhibition on April 10. The artists did not know each other prior to the exhibition but their work was chosen to be shown together due to similarities in message and style.

Looking at Us art exhibition aims to encourage hopefulness through hardship

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
May 2, 2022

The Corvallis Arts Center exhibition “Looking at Us” hosts work from two artists dealing with themes of life, death and hope in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and war in Ukraine. The exhibition,...

Two graduates from the College of Veterinary Medicine wash a dog at the Pet Day event in May 2018 at Magruder Hall on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus. The Pet Day event will return this year after being put on hiatus for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Corvallis Pet Day with the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine returns after two year hiatus

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
May 2, 2022

Corvallis Pet Day at Oregon State University will return this May after a two-year pause, and the celebration will bring local pets, residents and the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine together. Pet...

Starlight the dog is pictured in a field near the Heartland Humane Society in Corvallis, Ore. on
April 8. Starlight is in a cone because she was recently spayed, one of the many services the Woofstock event raises money for Heartland to do.

Heartland Woofstock event showcases animals as adoption rates fall after pandemic peak

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
May 2, 2022

Our furry friends have supported us through the pandemic—now it’s time to don tie dye and bell bottoms to support them at the Heartland Humane Society’s ‘60s-themed Woofstock fundraiser. After...

Sarah Erickson talks about their experience as an Oregon State University grad student and the problems with math department qualifying exams in front of the Memorial Union on Feb. 18. The “Quals” have been a hot button issue with many students and instructors insisting that they are not an accurate measurement of student success.

F-ck it, real talk: The math department qualifying exams are just another roadblock to success

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The math department’s doctoral-qualifying exams at Oregon...

Kira Durham stands in front of a house on 16th Street in Corvallis Or, on Feb. 11. Durham damaged her relationship with her childhood best friend after living with them in the dorms, over sanitation concerns.

F-ck it, real talk: Why you shouldn’t worry about where you live

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. When starting college, the transition to living in dorms...

A free tampon and pad dispenser can be seen in s single user restroom on the first floor of Waldo on Jan. 14. OSU is starting to install free tampon and pad dispensers across campus due to the Oregon Menstrual Dignity Act.

Social Addendum: Dispensing facts about the need for accessible periods products in all OSU restrooms

Christine Castles, Columnist
March 8, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The new period product dispensers on Oregon State University’s...

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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:...

A sign to wear masks outside of a barber shop in downtown Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 14. Small businesses are trying to constantly adapt to alterations in COVID-19 restrictions.

Corvallis businesses evolve to persist through COVID-19, available funding

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
March 7, 2022

The outlook for Corvallis, Ore. small businesses continues to change with alterations in COVID-19 restrictions, weather and available funding.  The COVID-19 pandemic has passed the two-year mark. At...

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