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Democratic candidate for Governor of Oregon, Tina Kotek speaks to a crowd of students and community members at the Oregon State Memorial Ballroom on Monday in Corvallis Kotek answered questions from students addressing multiple pertinent issues including abortion access and climate change.

Tina Kotek meets with students at OSU ahead of election

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
October 26, 2022

Democratic Candidate for governor, Tina Kotek, rallied and met with students at Oregon State University’s campus Monday as part of a series of visits around Oregon ahead of the primary election.  Stephanie...

A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

Organizers gather with various signs for a walkout in the Memorial Union quad on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on May 5. The walkout was held in response to a leaked draft decision that the Supreme Court will be overruling Roe v. Wade, which was a landmark decision stating the U.S. Constitution protects a womens choice to have an abortion.

Walkout for abortion rights takes place at OSU

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
May 5, 2022

Update: The photo for this story has been changed from a previous photo of a protest that took place on May 3 at the Benton County courthouse.  Students at Oregon State University walked out of class...

David G. Lewis talks with a group of students at the Little Gallery on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus during the This IS Kalapuyan Land opening reception on April 21. The exhibition prompts critical thinking around representation of Indigenous history and identity in non-Indigenous institutions.

‘This IS Kalapuyan Land!’ art exhibit to be held on OSU campus through mid-May

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

Oregon State University community members are encouraged to attend the “This IS Kalapuyan Land!” exhibit and think critically about the representation of Indigenous history and identity in non-Indigenous...

Young protestors display their signs at a Ukraine protest at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. on March 5. According to Grace Atebe, director of the Office of International Services, Oregon State University wants to help all those in the university community who have been impacted by the Russian-Ukrainian war.

OSU ‘committed to providing care and support’ for students impacted by Russia-Ukraine war

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 21, 2022

Oregon State University and the Office of International Services are working to support students affected by the Russia-Ukraine war. Dan Larson, vice provost for student affairs, said OSU is working...

A file photo illustration depicting someone with a Bandaid reading COVID-19 to depict the experience of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Benton County has been experiencing a modest rise in COVID-19 cases since the lifting of the mask mandate across the state of Oregon.

Benton County experiences ‘modest rise’ in COVID-19 cases following lift of mask mandate

Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 11, 2022

In the weeks following the lifting of masking mandates across the state, Benton County has seen increases in COVID-19 cases, though cases are down since the peak in early January. According to the Benton...

A view of the Willamette River from the Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis, Ore. on April 2. A deceased body was pulled from the river on March 31 and recently identified on April 8 as James Ernest Donat.

Update: Body found in the Willamette River identified

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
April 11, 2022

The deceased body found in the Willamette River by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on March 31 has been identified as 44-year-old James Ernest Donat.  Police identified the body on April 8 in...

Oregon State University students line up outside at the Student Experience Center plaza on Jan. 6 to receive COVID-19 testing. Students and professors who are not fully vaccinated must test weekly for COVID-19, and are required to quarantine if they test positive.

Math professor suspended for COVID-19 noncompliance

Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 3, 2022

Floran Kacaku, a math professor at Oregon State University, was suspended for noncompliance with the university’s COVID-19 vaccine policies at the beginning of finals week during winter term.  On...

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...

Luhui Whitebear, center director of Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws, Corvallis School District board member and co-vice chair, on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus on March 11. Whitebear was one of the sponsors for a resolution recently passed by CSD to recognize Womens History Month in March.

OSU researchers, Corvallis leaders advocate for documenting, recognizing women’s history

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 27, 2022

Oregon State University researchers and Corvallis, Ore. leaders are working to document women’s history, from preserving women’s stories through records and exhibits to the Corvallis School District...

A Corvallis Transit System bus on route 5 in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 2. CTS Route 5 has two main stretches that run along Kings Boulevard and Monroe Avenue, servicing the northside of Oregon State University and the Monroe Avenue businesses.

OSU, Corvallis transit options could be first step in student housing search

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 9, 2022

AS OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY students begin looking for next year's housing, a big question arises: How will they get to campus? Public transit might just be the solution. OSU's Sustainable...

Albany resident, John Kolck proudly displays a sign that reads “Freedom, Democracy and Peace in Ukraine. Stand 
with the World Against Tyranny.” at a protest on Sunday, March 5. Kolck mentioned that while he is in Corvallis, 
Ore. protesting, his daughter is abroad in Berlin helping Ukrainian refugees.

During war with Russia, the Barometer stands with Ukrainians

Baro Staff
March 7, 2022

As the citizens of Ukraine fight for the right to their own land, the loss of life at the hands of Russian imperialism is felt here in Corvallis, Ore., as many residents have ties to their Ukraine heritage,...

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