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Corvallis High School, one of the school’s in the Corvallis School District operating under exclusive remote learning, still has their facilities staffed Monday through Friday. Information about their hours of operation are posted on the school’s entrance, and can also be found online.

Journalism club at CHS aims to help students prepare for college media

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

Journalism is a way in which individuals can be informed about breaking events happening in their community and to be able to write about these unpredictable events, journalists are often prepared through...

This is a collaboration with the Corvallis Advocate and Linn Benton Community Colleges The Commuter that highlights the histories of local news outlets. 

The Daily Barometer, serving OSU since 1896

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

The College Barometer’s name was chosen as a nod to intense college spirit, the importance of student opinions and pressure of faculty legislation at Oregon Agricultural College in the 19th century.Started...

The Daily Barometer Editor-in-Chief Jaycee Kalama stands in front of the Memorial Union.

Letter from the Editor: We cannot celebrate 125 years of The Baro without addressing its oppressive past

Jaycee Kalama, Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2021

I feel privileged to be in the position I am in during such a big milestone for The Daily Barometer. While I am incredibly proud of the paper I am leading today and the great strides we have made to become...

Former Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic and OSU alum, Chris Johns, discusses his experience of being the only Beaver in a family full of Ducks and his career journalism. Chris Johns was named EIC of National Geographic in 2005 but had his beginnings in Medford, Ore.

The History of Journalism at OSU

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

In the past, Oregon State University offered journalism as a major but in 1992 the program was removed due to budgeting decisions and the applied journalism minor is now all OSU has in regards to an education...

OMN Archives: Melissa Calhoun studies in the MU lounge in the evening.

Sandvigen: Finding fascination in your favorite college courses is possible

Zoë Sandvigen, Columnist
November 27, 2020

In college, there’s going to be classes that blow your mind, and ones you just kind of forgot about. If you’re lucky, you’ll experience even just a few that really opened your eyes to the world. Attending...

Colleagues, community remember photojournalist David Gilkey killed in field

Colleagues, community remember photojournalist David Gilkey killed in field

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 6, 2019

Correction: This article has been updated to correctly reflect the location where Cheryl Hatch contracted a life-threatening illness.Photojournalist David Gilkey, whose photography and legacy is currently...

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Incoming editor-in-chief: The Baro must not fail marginalized groups

Marcus Trinidad, Incoming Editor-in-Chief
June 11, 2018

Personal experience with racism informs sense of civic duty as journalistDuring my first week as a bright-eyed optimistic Oregon State freshman, I was told words I would never unhear: “people like you...

Passionate journalism still essential in society

Sean Bassinger
January 29, 2016

“There’s no money in it.”“It’s a tough field to get into.”“Have you considered engineering?”These are the most frequent comments I heard after telling some close friends and family members...

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