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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Fabrication labs on the fourth floor of Owen Hall at Oregon State University in Corvallis, photographed on May 31. As the only university in Oregon to have a nanofabrication facility during the one million dollar federal grant proposal submission period, Oregon State University will lead development in the semiconductor ecosystem in the Northwest region.

OSU researchers awarded federal grant to stimulate semiconductor industry in Oregon

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 27, 2023

Researchers at Oregon State University have been granted $1 million by the government to develop the northwest network of companies that produce semiconductors to renew interest in the industry. On...

(Left) Kaily Trinidad (she/her), a biohealth sciences major at Oregon State, shows an photo of her and her mom on May 12 next to the MU Quad.  Kaily said, “In high school, I kind of chased that feeling of wanting to be off the Little Rock… And I didn’t realize how much I was gonna miss it”. 
Jeanell Brandonill (she/her), a public health major at Oregon State, poses with a photo of her family on May 12 next to the MU quad. Jeanell said, “Coming to OSU, and living on your own, it’s a whole different type of independence.”

First-generation students talk college culture shocks and overcoming homesickness

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

While all incoming students may struggle to adjust to college life, many first-generation students have no idea what to expect. First-generation 2023 graduates Kaily Trinidad and Jeanell Bandonill both...

Commencement keynote speaker Dr. Charity Dean.

Dr. Charity Dean recollects on OSU career ahead of 2023 commencement

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

Whether it be containing a potential tuberculosis outbreak or monitoring early concerns of an international pandemic, leaping into action is something Dr. Charity Dean, the 2023 commencement keynote speaker,...

2023 ASOSU Inauguration

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 2, 2023

The 2023 Associated Students of Oregon State University Inauguration occurred in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 1. Carissa O’Donnell, the incoming ASOSU president, and Dakota Canzano,...

A photo illustration of an Oregon State athletics backpack filled with fake cash taken on April 21 in Corvallis.

Spare Change: Mental health resources for all… well, not for you: Student fees pay for athletics designated psychologist in ‘23-’24

Nino Paoli, Columnist
May 2, 2023

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. How do you feel knowing that you’re paying for someone...

Xiulei “David” Ji (he/him), professor of chemistry at Oregon State University, explains his research on April 13 at OSU in Corvallis. Zinc battery research works to improve the sustainability of energy storage as an alternative to commonly-used lithium ion batteries.

New zinc battery research at OSU offers improved renewable energy storage

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
May 1, 2023

Eighty-degree weather in April is unheard of in Corvallis, but look no further than the second floor of Gilbert Hall, where Xiulei “David” Ji, professor of chemistry at Oregon State University  keeps...

A photo illustration of a newly passed Oregon Senate Bill with a shadow of an arm holding a gun created on April 25. Senate Bill 348 modifies firearm permit restrictions from Ballot Measure 114 (2022).

Benton County prepares for gun control measures

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
May 1, 2023

Though new gun control laws under Measure 114 were approved in Oregon by voters in November, the laws are still stuck in limbo due to court challenges. Despite not knowing when or in what form updated...

A City of Corvallis maintenance unit draining water from a local fire hydrant on Oregon State University’s campus, photographed on April 14 in Corvallis. City of Corvallis officials are working with OSU staff to determine how particles ended up in the facility’s water.

Update on particulate matter found in OSU water

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
April 28, 2023

More information surrounding the particulate matter found in water on Oregon State University’s campus on April 13 and 14 provided by the OSU director of communication and web explains how the situation...

The construction site of the upcoming graduate student resident hall located at the corner of SW 11th St. and SW Madison Ave. on April 5. The building is expected to be completed around June or July of next year.

OSU’s new upper-classman residence hall met with mixed community reception

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
April 10, 2023

Graduate students and upperclassmen will have expanded housing options starting in the fall term of 2024, after a new residence hall is built on the corner of 11th and Madison Avenue.  Oregon State...

Benton County continues with the Corvallis-Albany bikeway

Benton County continues with the Corvallis-Albany bikeway

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
April 10, 2023

The Corvallis-Albany bikeway will continue to be an ongoing project, and although construction is set to begin in 2024, the completion date may be over 10 years away.  According to the Benton County...

Researcher Dr. Pavan Akula (he/him) poses for a photo on March 24 on Oregon State University’s campus in Corvallis. A $540,000 grant was awarded to Dr. Akula and his team that would span three years, awarded upon proposal of a new carbon sequestration method.

OSU receives federal grant to reduce industrial carbon dioxide emissions

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
April 10, 2023

Oregon State University has received a $540,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry by sequestering carbon within cement. The grant will...

General ASOSU Graphic

ASOSU releases 2023 senator election results, leaves last appointment up to chance

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
March 13, 2023

The Associated Students of Oregon State University 2023 senator results names eleven winners, and a rare tie. Though all election results for the 2023 ASOSU election were intended to be released on...

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