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Free Palestine protest on Saturday, Nov. 4 in downtown Corvallis outside of the Benton County Courthouse.

Pro-Palestine demonstrations continue for fourth week

Cailan Menius-Rash, News Contributor
November 5, 2023

The voices of over 150 protesters could be heard throughout downtown Corvallis on Saturday morning as pro-Palestine demonstrators marched through downtown and the Southwest First Street farmer’s market...

A beach near Newport on Oct. 18th. The Ocean Observatories Initiative are collecting data off of the Oregon coast in partnership with OSU, a project recently renewed with a new grant of $220 million dollars.

NSF grants OSU, ocean research consortium $220 million

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
October 30, 2023

There are many situations where scientists would need to use in-depth oceanic data in their research. Researchers like Jennifer Fehrenbacher, a professor in the Oregon State University College of Earth,...

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 began the position as president on Sept. 9, 2022.

‘The student is the heart of our operation’ says Murthy

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University president reaffirmed the focus on the student and OSU as a land grant institution at a press conference on Monday Sept. 12. Murthy assumed office on Friday Sept. 9, before...

Molly Shannon shows off her guest badge for START at Oregon State University in the Memorial Union on Thursday June 23. START is being held in person this year for the first time since the
start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

START orientation aims to offer support to incoming students transitioning into college life

Hayden Lohr, Summer News Editor
July 5, 2022

According to Olivia Eiler, a returning START leader at Oregon State University and an English and education major, the START orientation program functions to teach students how to be students. “No...

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...

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