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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Phase 1B vaccinations start to take place. Those involved at the Prestige Senior Living West Hills are getting their vaccine.  

Benton County Phase 1b rollout going ‘very well’ though limited; faces ‘scarce’ vaccine supply

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
February 8, 2021

Phase 1b vaccination administrations are going smoothly, with Group 2 of the phase eligible to receive the vaccine starting Monday, Feb. 8, according to Benton County and Oregon Health Authority.Group...

Researchers observe and review data in their testing of proteins impact on hearing loss at birth. 

Johnson Lab researches connection between proteins and deafness

Teresita Guzman, News Contributor
October 28, 2019

A group of researchers is investigating the connection between some proteins and deafness. The researchers form part of Oregon State University Johnson Lab, a biochemistry and biophysics lab that conducts...

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Sexually transmitted infection questions answered

SHS Sexual Health Team
April 15, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.This week’s topic...


OSU students not included in bill banning measles vaccine exemption

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
April 1, 2019

With 74 currently reported cases from a measles outbreak in Washington and four in Oregon, Oregon legislature looks to ban non-medical vaccine exemptions for school children, although this would not affect...


How to use condoms

SHS Sexual Health Team
March 4, 2019

“Q: Can I use two condoms at once?A: No. This is sometimes deceptively referred to as “double wrapping”, even though it does not provide double protection. Using two external condoms or one external...


Concussion protocol protects OSU athletes

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
March 4, 2019

Concussions, a problem among college athletes in particular, are defined as a traumatic force-induced process affecting the brain, and if treated improperly can cause sleep dysfunction, migraines, anxiety,...

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