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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

Erik Madison, fourth-year in electrical engineering, explains what his multidisciplinary team has accomplished for this year’s Engineering Expo.

Engineering students display innovative senior projects

Melinda Myers, News Reporter
May 14, 2018

Students form long-lasting connections, inspire younger generations.The Oregon State University College of Engineering has hosted the Undergraduate Engineering Expo for the past 19 years. The expo is meant...

(Left to right) Gitlali Indra, Arup Indra and Evan Carpenter stand in the Indra Lab located inside the Pharmacy building.

Indra Lab advances dermatology research

Melinda Myers, News Reporter
April 9, 2018

3D skin generation technology replaces human testing.Beyond the double doors of the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, the murals paying homage to classic and modern medicine and a few classrooms,...

Students in PAC 169 Cool Shoes, Ballroom Performance practice a choreographed routine.

Non-credit Physical Activity Courses offered for lower cost

Melinda Myers, News Reporter
March 19, 2018

Students taking non-credit PAC classes held to same class standards.The Spring 2018 quarter will give rise to a new registration payment system for physical activity courses. Next term, students will be...

Yaquina Bay Bridge from the south Jetty in Newport, Ore.

Sesquicentennial celebration continues with Sea Grant Festival

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
February 19, 2018

OSU commemorates Sea Grant research, work around marine-based ecosystems.In 1966, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration created the National Sea Grant College Program, an initiative centered...

A timeline outlining significant events in Oregon State Universitys history from 1887 to 2017.

OSU150 celebrates new exhibit

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
February 13, 2018

Oregon Historical Society showcases 150 years of OSU history.The Oregon Historical Society, in conjunction with the OSU150 celebration program, presents the Oregon State University: A Legacy of Transformation...

Undergraduate microbiology junior Amy Olyei (left) and Assistant Professor Aleksandra Sikora (right) working in their respective labs. Women have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields.

Women defy gender disproportions in STEM fields

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
February 12, 2018

Organizations, sororities support women's success in STEM work.Women in previous years were not allowed in or near STEM areas, according to Professor Kryn Freehling-Burton, an OSU instructor in the Women,...

Members of the Delta Lambda Phi fraternity posing for a photo on the Memorial Union steps. Delta Lambda Phi originated in Washington, D.C. in 1987, and colonized at Oregon State University in 2015.

Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life provide inclusive spaces for LGBTQIA+

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
January 29, 2018

Delta Lambda Phi serves as Oregon State University’s only open chapter.“To develop dignified and purposeful social, service, and recreational activities for all men, irrespective of sexual orientation...

Glass carboys hold  samples in a temperature controlled inside the pilot plant winery in Withycombe hall.

OSU harnesses one biochemical pathway to create new food science and technology

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
January 29, 2018

Beer, wine, cider, sake and the soreness of the body after an intense workout—these outcomes are all the result of one biochemical pathway found in oxygen-dependent organisms: fermentation.The Fermentation...

OSUs Robotics Club will be hosting a FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition on Jan. 27 and 28.

Robotics Club set to hold FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition

Melinda Myers
January 25, 2018

Event provides opportunities for young students to get involved with STEM.On Jan. 27 and 28, the Oregon State University Robotics Club will be hosting the FIRST Tech Challenge non-league qualifying tournament...

Students line up outside of the meningococcal B vaccine clinic held in the Student Experience Center plaza last week. Student Health Services will host another clinic next month. 

Around 6,000 students receive meningococcal B vaccine through clinic

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
January 22, 2018

Students must wait 28 days to receive second dose.From Jan. 9-13, a giant white tent took up a good portion of the Student Experience Center Plaza. Arrows in blues and reds pointed students towards the...

Block 15 Brewing Co. is a farm-to-table brew pub located at 300 SW Jefferson Ave.

Best of: Treat Yo Self Dinner

Melinda Myers
January 16, 2018

Block 15 Brewing Co.Block 15 is a homegrown Corvallis pub and brewery that provides a unique dining and brewing experience. Block 15 has two locations in Corvallis, a pub on Jefferson and a brewery house...

Dr. Jack Barth, executive director of the Marine Studies Initiative and professor at OSU, handling one of the battery packs that the UAS gliders utilize to power their sensors and adjust theirdiving patterns.

OSU leads in Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles research

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
January 8, 2018

Drone technology has potential in agriculture, forestry, oceanography.A massive blue whale breaches, controlled and customized pesticide use, mapping diseased vegetation based on light refractions; these...

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