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Second-year psychology major Sophia Fischer relaxes while wearing a facemask and cucumbers to soothe her mind while preparing for finals week at her home on March 9. It is important for students to take time for themselves to cool off and calm down, especially during the winter months which can be dark and dreary, physically and mentally.

The Way of Things: Healthy coping mechanisms can help students make it through the school year

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. As we begin another term, burnout already hangs around the...

The Memorial Union and University Housing & Dining Services will be implementing safety precautions for their staff amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

MU, UHDS leadership discuss safety precautions to protect staff

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
August 4, 2020

Oregon State University will implement safety precautions in the fall that depend heavily upon the work of maintenance staff, food service workers and other staff whose jobs include managing maintenance...

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Letter to the Editor: OSU mental health emails insulting

Sierra Hosea
February 24, 2020

I really, honestly do not want to see another email from the University talking about mental health until they increase the budget of CAPS and hire more counselors.The email sent out on Friday February...

OSU Gymnastics interim head coach Michael Chaplin congratulates an OSU gymnast against Stanford in his first meet leading the team on Feb. 2. Chaplin, husband of OSU Gymnastics head coach Tanya Chaplin, filled in while his wife took a leave of absence for health reasons.

OSU Gymnastics coach takes leave of absence for health reasons

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced that head gymnastics coach Tanya Chaplin will take an indefinite leave of absence. This announcement came days before the No. 25 Beavers...

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Human Sexuality class questions answered

SHS Sexual Health Team
June 3, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.Keep an eye out...

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Q & A: Drug-resistant sexually transmitted infections

SHS Sexual Health Team
May 28, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.Keep an eye out...

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OSU celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 20, 2019

Over the month of May, Oregon State University is celebrating mental health awareness month, which included kicking off OSU’s new mental health support group, the Beavers Belong Support Network. Nationally,...

Caoilinn Haggerty, an assistant chemist in the Department of Environmental Toxicology, extracts chemicals from silicone wristbands to measure daily chemical exposure.  

Researchers use bands to measure daily chemical exposure

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

A recent study by Oregon State University researchers aims to give new insight into what chemicals are being inhaled and absorbed into the skin on a daily basis, to see if people are unknowingly absorbing...

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Suicide prevention walk to be first of its kind for Oregon universities

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 22, 2019

Oregon State University is hosting Oregon’s first university campus walk in honor of suicide prevention and mental illness awareness on April 27 at the Student Experience Center Plaza. The OSU Out of...

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Sexually transmitted infection questions answered

SHS Sexual Health Team
April 15, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.This week’s topic...

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How to use condoms

SHS Sexual Health Team
March 4, 2019

“Q: Can I use two condoms at once?A: No. This is sometimes deceptively referred to as “double wrapping”, even though it does not provide double protection. Using two external condoms or one external...

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Dam Worth It takes message beyond OSU

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
March 4, 2019

Over a year after Oregon State University athletes Nathan Braaten and Taylor Ricci founded the Dam Worth It campaign to bring awareness to student athlete mental health, its impact continues to grow in...

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