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The Centro Cultural César Chávez photographed on April 4 on Oregon State University campus. Centro Cultural César Chávez and Community Engagement and Leadership is hosting a leadership development program in Woodburn, Ore. on April 15 and 16 focusing on Latinx leadership and activism.

Saber es Poder: Latinx mujeres y liderazgo

Sydni Zidarevich, translated by Lara Rivera, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
April 10, 2023

Visit here to read this article in English. Saber es Poder es un programa anual de liderazgo que se enfoca en liderazgo LatinoX, activismo y auto-exploración. Este año el programa será celebrado...

A batch made in heaven, downtown Corvallis hosts Galentines cookie crawl

A batch made in heaven, downtown Corvallis hosts Galentines cookie crawl

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
February 8, 2023

This Galentine’s is going to be batter than ever this year in downtown Corvallis.  This Saturday you are going to want to drop what you are doughing and head downtown to join the Galentine’s...

Tucky Helm, Orange Media Networks first ever puzzle maker, poses for a portrait on Nov. 14 in the Student Experience Center. Helms goals are to expand themes and add a variety of content
to the Barometers forum section.

The man behind the puzzles, Tucky Helm

Lara Rivera, Assistant Editor
November 28, 2022

A wildland firefighter in Alaska, a pencil, a notebook and a couple co-workers were at the right place, right time for a crossword puzzle.  On slow days in Alaska, Tucky Helm, The Daily Barometer’s...

The entrance to the Pride center, photographed on September 9, 2022. The new temporary location for the Pride center and SOL is in room 112 in the Student Experience Center.

Pride Center: A Home away from home

Lara Rivera, Assistant Editor
September 19, 2022

Home is where old furniture is.  Many describe the Pride Center as giving you a  warm feeling walking in, others describe it as a home away from home.  Julian Clarke, Leadership liaison of the...

Perla Nieto (center), a student at Oregon State University, carries a megaphone and shouts pro choice chants on May 14 as the crowd marches toward the Corvallis City Hall in Corvallis, Ore. Nieto and fellow organizers created this event so that students of OSU and residents of Corvallis would be able to participate in some capacity with this nationwide protest for reproductive rights.

OSU, Corvallis join nationwide movement in response to leaked decision about Roe v Wade

Lara Rivera and Riley LeCocq
May 15, 2022

Dressed in pink attire, more than 260 people marched on May 14 for reproductive rights from the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. to the Corvallis City Hall. The “Bans Off Our Bodies”...

Samantha Giaimo, trained peer and Student Resource Staff member at the Wellness Nook associated with CAPS, working at the front desk in March of 2020. CAPS is currently experiencing high demand from students and refers students to resources if they are unable to get an appointment.

Students report CAPS understaffing issues, high demand

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

Following an increase in demand for individual session services, Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services encourages use of an upcoming MyStudentSupportServices app, therapy groups...

Member of the board of trustees can be seen at their meeting on April 8  in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. The board approved a tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year, though more financial aid will also be offered to students to help with the increased inflation.

Tuition increase offers additional need-based financial aid, upcoming budget to cover inflation costs

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
April 13, 2022

Oregon State University will offer more financial aid to students after approving a tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year. In a Board of Trustees meeting on April 8, the board approved a tuition...

Corvallis Fred Meyer announces steps to address racial profiling local NAACP said occurred at the store

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
April 1, 2022

The Corvallis Fred Meyer released a press release on March 30 announcing its plan to partner with the Linn Benton branch of the NAACP to address alleged racial profiling at the store.  This announcement...

Photo of Luhui Whitebear who is stepping down as center director of Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws.

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...


NAACP holds public march against reports of racial profiling at local Fred Meyer, set for March 12

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 11, 2022

Clarification: This story has been updated to clarify there have been reports of alleged racial profiling at the local Fred Meyer. An earlier version of the story did not say these reports were alleged.  The...

Pictured is Austin Hall, home to the College of Business at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. On Tuesdays and Saturdays through April 18, VITA volunteers will be available to file tax returns for students and Corvallis community members in room 200 of Austin Hall. From the Orange Media Network Archives.

VITA volunteers available to file tax returns

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

Student volunteers, alumni and community members at Oregon State University offer tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which started Feb. 12 and lasts until April 18. VITA,...

Hannah Weiderman making a beverage for a customer on Feb. 14 at The Dam in the Learning Innovation Center. The mask mandate is set to be lifted at Oregon State University on March 12.

Here’s the Tea: Masks are easier donned than duffed

Lara Rivera, Columnist
March 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. It will take a lot for me to stop wearing a mask,” said...

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