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This illustration is meant to represent students who are wearing their masks during home beaver games at Reser Stadium. While the Oregon State University requires masks to be worn in outdoor spaces where physical distancing is not possible, some students have taken off their masks in Reser Stadium during football games.

Clairmont: OSU athletics fails to enforce student mask policies

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
October 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon State University’s lack of mask enforcement at...

This illustration above is meant to mimic the OSU Interfraternity Council’s “Jump Day.” This is an event where new members of fraternities meet at the Memorial Union and are boosted into the air and caught by their new fraternity brothers.

Clairmont: To rush or to not rush?

The importance of extracurriculars and exploring all your options
Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Current Oregon State University fraternity and sorority...

Alumni Association Early Engagement Director Mamta Chowdhury in front of the Alumni Center. The Association provides graduating students with many resources, including connecting them with post-graduates who can provide their expertise.

Current OSU students urged to reach out to Alumni Association early

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

Leaders within the Oregon State University Alumni Association encourage current students to reach out to the board before they graduate in order to support their future endeavors. While the...

Scott Vignos stands before an Oregon State University sign near the Kerr Administration building, where the Office of Institutional Diversity is located. Vignos is now leading the OID as the new interim vice president and chief diversity officer as of Sept. 20.

Scott Vignos chosen to lead OSU inclusion and diversity office

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 23, 2021

Scott Vignos, named as the new Oregon State University interim vice president and chief diversity officer, will head the Office of Institutional Diversity as of Sept. 20. Since October 2015, Vignos...

After the end of the war in Afghanistan, local concerned citizens are asking community members to consider the effects on Afghan refugees and veterans. The Benton County Veterans Memorial located in Corvallis, Ore. memorializes local veterans from World War I to present day.

Corvallis community reflects on Afghanistan war aftermath

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 20, 2021

Concerned Corvallis, Ore. community members hope the end of the war in Afghanistan will raise public awareness surrounding military sacrifice and global morality.  News stories flooded the media during...

Construction signs located on 25th Avenue which blocks parking for both the Delta Upsilon Fraternity and the apartment complex directly across the street from Delta Upsilon. With parking being restricted on the next street over, parking has become increasingly less available.

Clairmont: Solution Needed to Avoid Improper Ticketing Hotspots

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 20, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Corvallis community members are outraged at being improperly...

This illustration shows two students worrying over available housing. Currently, new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused the dissipation of Oregon State University’s on-campus co-ops, making it so finding off-campus communal housing remains an obstacle for female students.

Clairmont: Lack of co-op housing options disproportionately affects OSU’s female students

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. While new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused...

OSU Public Safety Officer, Nic Morrell working during the summer amongst the new mask requirements at the Cascades campus in Bend, Ore. OSU-Cascades follows the main campus in requiring face coverings in all public indoor settings for students and faculty alike.

Clairmont: We must stay focused on positive future after reinstatement of mask mandate

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
August 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.As many students have become increasingly frustrated with remote...

Transfer student from Portland State University and current incoming OSU junior Darios Asgari on a bridge over Opal Creek in Oregon. Asgari believes the perspective of transfer students are not as frequently considered compared to traditional four-year degree-seeking students. 

A fresh START: transfer students tackle orientation process from home

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

Despite Oregon State University’s switch to a remote START orientation platform, a number of the transfer students remain in good spirits as the 2021-2022 academic year approaches.Typically, new OSU...

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