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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...

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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...

Luhui Whitebear, center director of Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws, Corvallis School District board member and co-vice chair, on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus on March 11. Whitebear was one of the sponsors for a resolution recently passed by CSD to recognize Womens History Month in March.

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...

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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...

This photo shows the inside of the Marine Studies Building as it was being built in early 2020. The new building is approximately 72,000 square feet, and houses laboratories for research, classrooms, offices and an auditorium. 

OSU Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building offers escape from tsunamis

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

The Cascadia fault line off the Pacific coast could potentially cause a record-breaking earthquake and tsunami in Oregon, and only one building on the Oregon coast is prepared for it. This building,...

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Physical assault allegedly motivated by hate, sexual orientation bias at OSU

Possible student physically attacked on campus near Tebeau Hall by two “college-aged” males
Lara Rivera, News Contributor
February 18, 2022

Update made Feb. 22 at 5:26 p.m. with quotes from Steve Clark, vice president of University Relations and Marketing, and additional information about the Community Care Circle. Oregon State University...

ASOSU presidential ticket candidates Isabella Griffiths, left, Alexander Kerner, Matteo Paola, and Sierra Young answer questions about their platforms on Feb. 16 at the ASOSU presidential candidates debate in the Student Experience Center. The two tickets are vying for the ASOSU presidency alongside another pair of candidates who were unable to make it to the debate.

ASOSU presidential candidates discuss campaign initiatives, goals during 2022 debate

Lara Rivera and Kelsy Valentine
February 17, 2022

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Kerner and Griffiths plan to host Sigma Alpha Epsilon events if elected into office. This has been corrected to Safety Awareness Events....

Ruth Muchiri, the research and development lab manager, stands in Van Breemans lab. Van Breeman and his team have found that cannabinoid acids can help block the COVID-19 virus from infecting humans.

OSU research shows compounds found in hemp can prevent entry of COVID-19

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
February 16, 2022

Researchers at Oregon State University found that a pair of cannabinoid acids can bind to the COVID-19 spike protein and block the virus from infecting human cells. According to Richard Van Breemen,...

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