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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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OSU students look to the sky in preparation for the partial eclipse on April 8, 2024.

It’s more than ‘just a phase’: OSU students look to sky for partial solar eclipse

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
April 9, 2024

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from the original version. During a hazy –yet bright–Monday morning, students across Oregon State University’s campus gazed up at the sky waiting...

Letter from the Editor: Read-aloud narrations of stories start with this issue

Letter from the Editor: Read-aloud narrations of stories start with this issue

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2024

Hey Beavers! If you’re here, that means you’re reading our April print issue, mainly surrounded on the topic of accessibility. Accessibility comes in all different forms. We asked our Barometer reporters...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU members say right-wing organization may be influencing elections

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2024

Editor's Note: The original posting of this story included a paragraph that was not independently verified apart from anonymous sources. The Barometer is committed to accuracy and transparency, so the...

A sculpture installation aptly named Emeritus, created by artist John Grade hangs between the Sequoia trees at the Memorial Union quad at Oregon State University on November 6, 2022 in Corvallis, Ore.
According to Grade, the sculpture is inspired by the form of an ancient tree and is composed of thousands of resin pine cones.

Where art intersects science: OSU sculpture ‘Emeritus’ moves to its new home

Katie Livermore and Audrey Saiz
December 12, 2023

A composite of ecosystem and art, the sequoia sculpture “Emeritus” has lived on Oregon State University’s campus for the last 14 months in the Memorial Union Quad. This week, Emeritus has reached...

ASOSU Senate strikes down student union’s ‘living wage’ resolution

ASOSU Senate strikes down student union’s ‘living wage’ resolution

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2023

Editor's Note: This version has been updated with an explanation of the difference between non-fee-funded and fee-funded departments. A resolution to help Oregon State University student workers struggling...

President Emeritus Dr. Ed J. Ray talks about the name change of the annual games played between the University of Oregon and Oregon State University from “The Civil War” to “The Rivalry Series” in his office in Bexell Hall on Oct. 10.

‘What’s the name of the game?’

The history behind the OSU vs. UO annual football game
Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2023

Over the past five years, the annual rivalry football game between the Beavers and the Ducks has sparked passion between players and fans alike on and off the field.  For some fans, the debate is the...

Corvallis Fire Department on scene during a Bloss Hall fire alert at 3:11 a.m. on Oct. 27, 2023. Residents were forced to evacuate and take shelter in the International Living and Learning Center.

Breaking: Fire alert at Bloss Hall forces residents to evacuate

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
October 27, 2023

Update: 12:25 p.m. Minutes before 3 a.m. this morning, the Corvallis Fire Department were called to Bloss Hall on the Corvallis campus after the building's ventilation system ignited and filled all...

A group of students looking to re-establish the Student Union for Palestinian Equal Rights holds a demonstration in the Student Experience Center Plaza on Oct. 25, 2023. The students held signs and chanted in unison phrases like, Free, free Palestine.

OSU students work to re-establish Palestinian organization

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
October 25, 2023

For the past three years, there have been no clubs or organizations devoted to Palestinian students at Oregon State University. Heba Bader, along with other Palestinian students and allies, is working...

The Corvallis Sister Cities Association sign showing the distance from Corvallis, Ore. to 
Uzhhorod, Ukraine and Gondar, Ethiopia, respectively. The sign sits below the Ukrainian and 
Ethiopian flags in Central Park in Corvallis.

Ukraine aid group to hold meeting on recent efforts

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
October 25, 2023

Editor's Note: the previous version of this article misreported the amount fundraised by the TOUCH Project. The amount raised was over $80,000. While the war between Russia and Ukraine persists, a group...

Welcome Back, Beavs!

Welcome Back, Beavs!

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
September 25, 2023

Welcome back to campus, Beavers! My name is Katie Livermore, and I’m the Editor-in-Chief for what we call “The Baro,” (that’s bear-oh), OSU’s student newspaper. Our aim is to deliver independent...

Graphic Design and Business major Ekaterina Dunovskaia (left), Rhawn Krogh (middle) and Sahar Kamalou, Ph.D. in Civil engineering (right) repack boxes of medical supplies at the warehouse on NE Belvue St. in Corvallis on August 24, 2023. Krogh has organized Operation Outreach, and enlisted the help of many international students.

OSU international students collect medical supplies to send to Ukraine, Uganda

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
August 31, 2023

Editor's Note: A quote was changed to reflect a source's greater intent for clarity to "I think it's really helpful for countries under serious crisis.” In a medical warehouse in Corvallis, Alina...

Beaver fans celebrating after a play at the Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium on Dec. 18. The Beavers recorded 24 first downs in the game, compared to Floridas 13.

Fans feel ‘extreme disappointment’ as PAC-12 collapses

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
August 7, 2023

As he proudly wears his Beaver gear on the 8,252th day, Marvin “Beaverman” Yonamine is one of many fans who share utter disappointment in the collapse of the PAC-12 conference.  In the past week,...

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