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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

A photo illustration created to show the various topics the city section of The Barometer focuses on. After several years working within Orange Media Network, Joe Wolf was appointed to be the first city editor for The Barometer. 

City section welcomed to The Daily Barometer in 2020

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

Oregon State University’s The Daily Barometer introduced the city section to the newspaper a year ago in 2020 and since then, this addition has opened more opportunities and the section aims to provide...

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White nationalist Andrew Oswalt released from jail, registers as part-time OSU student

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
January 17, 2019

Oregon State University graduate student Andrew Oswalt has re-enrolled as a part-time student after his release from the Benton County Jail last Thursday, Jan. 10.Immediately following his sentencing in...

Andrew Oswalt, an Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate, was booked into the Benton County Jail today after being sentenced to a total of 40 days incarceration for a hate crime and associated criminal mischief.

Andrew Oswalt sentenced to 40 days in jail, three years probation for hate crime

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
December 12, 2018

Andrew Oswalt, an Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate who holds white nationalist beliefs, was relocated to the Benton County Jail on Wednesday, where he is set to spend a total of 40 days.Oswalt was...

The Corvallis Police Department posted four photos from security camera footage at First Alternative Co-Op in Corvallis with the hopes of identifying two suspects accused of leaving anti-semitic flyers and racially charged stickers on vehicles at the business.

Hate crime trial begins for OSU student Andrew Oswalt

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 28, 2018

A bench trial for Oregon State University Ph.D. candidate Andrew Oswalt, charged with hate crimes among other accusations, began Wednesday.Oswalt, who waived his right to a jury trial last week during...


OSU student Andrew Oswalt waives right to jury trial in hate crime case

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 19, 2018

Editor's Note: In the print version of this story, the number of total students who voted the 2018 ASOSU election was incorrect. The actual number was 4,947 votes instead of 4,497.The right to a trial...

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OSU sees overall increase in enrollment, Corvallis campus down 1.9 percent

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
November 13, 2018

For the fifth year in a row, Oregon State University is the largest in the state with 32,011 students as of fall term 2018. It is the only public university in the state with an enrollment increase from...

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, the states second female governor, greets voters and their families during a campaign stop at Reser Stadium on Saturday.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s visit to OSU interrupted by car backfire

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
October 27, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article and social media post have been edited to remove references to the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday upon further internal reflection and input from readers. While...

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Explained: Five norms challenged by Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Joe Wolf, Web & Mobile Manager
October 6, 2018

The U.S. Senate voted Saturday 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court. The decision to elevate Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s second confirmed justice at this point in...

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ASOSU prepares for 2018-19 academic year

Joe Wolf
June 25, 2018

While many students take a summer to work, travel or explore other passions, the new leadership of the Associated Students of Oregon State University will be working to prepare for the academic year.The...

College Republicans club President Peter Halajian discusses the changes he has seen in the Republican Party over time. He believes young conservatives social attitudes differ strongly from their elders.

‘Keeping a clean slate’: campus conservatives seek understanding in polarized times

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 29, 2018

In today’s political climate, people of differing ideologies often fail to understand one another. On a predominantly liberal college campus like Oregon State University, this means conservative students...

Andrew Oswalt (center), a self-described member of the alt-right, participating in a House of Representatives meeting in January 2018. 

Andrew Oswalt fails to gain seat on Student Fee Committee

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 25, 2018

Record turnout special election approves new ASOSU constitution.White nationalist Andrew Oswalt will not serve on next year’s Oregon State University Student Fee Committee, which recommends fee levels...

(LEFT) Incoming SFC chair Theresa Thurston listens to a budget presentation at an open hearing fall term. (RIGHT) Current committee chair Peter Schwartz moderates the discussion.

ASOSU holds special election to fill open Student Fee Committee positions

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 21, 2018

White nationalist Andrew Oswalt running for one of the seats.The ballot for this year’s Associated Students of Oregon State University election became available Thursday, with seven candidates running...

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