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Albany resident, John Kolck proudly displays a sign that reads “Freedom, Democracy and Peace in Ukraine. Stand 
with the World Against Tyranny.” at a protest on Sunday, March 5. Kolck mentioned that while he is in Corvallis, 
Ore. protesting, his daughter is abroad in Berlin helping Ukrainian refugees.

During war with Russia, the Barometer stands with Ukrainians

Baro Staff
March 7, 2022

As the citizens of Ukraine fight for the right to their own land, the loss of life at the hands of Russian imperialism is felt here in Corvallis, Ore., as many residents have ties to their Ukraine heritage,...

4-year-old Belle Baxley holds a homemade sign while protesting in support for the people of Ukraine at the Benton County 
Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 26. This is Baxley’s first protest.

A 6,000 mile sisterhood: the relationship between Corvallis & Uzhhorod during Russian-Ukrainian war

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

What do Corvallis, Ore. and Uzhhorod, Ukraine have in common? They’re sister cities. Since 1989 and the founding of the volunteer-run Corvallis Sister Cities Association, Corvallis and Uzhhorod have...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University vice presidentelect Sierra Young (left) and president-elect Matteo Paola outside 
Austin Hall on Feb. 24. Paola and Young won the election by 223 votes

Paola, Young win ASOSU presidency, election sees voter turnout of 17.93%

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 7, 2022

The Associated Students of Oregon State University 2022-23 election concluded on March 4 with a 17.93% voter turnout, over double what it was last year. Matteo Paola and Sierra Young won the president...

Associated Students of Oregon State Uuniversity  members Matteo Paola (left) and Kate Rockey are two of the main advocates for the demands of the Survivor Care Reform Resolution. According to Paola, the aim of the resolution is to centralize survivor care initiatives.

ASOSU seeks to reform SARC through resolution

Sam Misa, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

Members of the Associated Students of Oregon State University have passed a resolution asking to make changes to the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center.  While not a binding piece of legislation,...

Maya Sonpatki, the accessibility and wellness coordinator at the Associated Students of Oregon State University, poses for a photo in the Memorial Union on Jan. 23. Sonpatki is trying to encourage OSU administration to push forward Oregon’s Menstrual Dignity Act at the university.

Oregon State University expected to offer free period products on campus

Samuel Albert, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

After delayed compliance with the Menstrual Dignity Act, Oregon State University will install menstrual product dispensers in at least two restrooms per building, free of charge. House Bill 3294, passed...

Pictured is the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory that is located on the Southwest side of the Oregon State University campus. The OVDL specializes in identifying animal-borne diseases and surveys wildlife and domestic livestock for diseases that could be potentially harmful to humans.

OSU Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory provides tool to prepare for disease outbreaks

Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
March 7, 2022

Oregon State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is a testing facility that provides diagnostic services to identify animal-borne diseases, including viruses such as the one responsible for...

A sign at the Learning Innovation Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. warns of the danger of COVID-19 and gives tips on preventing its spread to other individuals. The COVID-19 pandemic has been present in Oregon since March 2020.

COVID-19 pandemic timeline suggests ‘overtime’ virus ‘will become endemic’

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
March 7, 2022

Since COVID-19 first appeared over two years ago around Dec. 12, 2019, the resulting pandemic has altered many lives at Oregon State University, and the virus is likely here to stay. Dec. 12, 2019:...

Jordan Mahr, a third year biology major at OSU, models studying SAT preparatory materials. The SAT exam is considered by many students to be one of the most important tests and factors in regards to college admissions.

SAT to move online in 2024 amid growing number of colleges no longer requiring exam

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
March 7, 2022

The SAT exam will become online in 2024, however, many colleges, including Oregon State University, already do not require it for admissions due to controversy surrounding the idea that the exam is biased. According...

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