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This illustration shows three Oregon State Graduates celebrating commencement. They are shown against an orange background to represent the ambiguity in what/how graduates are celebrating this year.

Castles: The significance of graduation is still there, even if the celebration is not

Christine Castles, Columnist
June 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.As I am writing this, I am on my way back from visiting my...

OSU Junior Aanchal Vidyarthi studies in an empty classroom at the LINC. Vidyarthi regularly visits campus to study in new spaces because it helps her focus better. 

Bridges: ‘A new kind of learning’: the need for hybrid classrooms

Brandt Bridges, Columnist
April 12, 2021

Remote learning has its benefits for students; it gives them the freedom to take classes anywhere and attend even if they have other important responsibilities. This past year of online learning throughout...

The Memorial Union building is located at the heart of Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus.

Sandvigen: OSU has maintained as much normalcy as it can throughout the pandemic

Zoë Sandvigen, Columnist
January 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Many schools around the country have chosen to handle the pandemic...

Nabil Boudraa, professor of French and French Coordinator at Oregon State University, gives his perspective on academic integrity and proctored exams. Boudraa has been teaching at Oregon State as an associate professor since 2009.

Academic integrity affected during pandemic

Artur Pinheiro da Silva, News Contributor
November 4, 2020

With the majority of students studying online due to COVID-19, it has become easier to compromise one’s academic integrity—such as cheating, utilizing and crediting sources and using the web during...

The Reser stadium empty on a Saturday afternoon. With no cars in view, the lack of students and current lack of sports lends to the feeling of isolation from COVID-19.

OSU fall term enrollment numbers to be released late Oct.; 40% decrease in on-campus residents

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
October 4, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 OSU Back-to-School Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University's incoming class, as well as returning students about...

Memorial Union

OSU creates hybrid reopening plan modeled after other universities

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 6, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike in states across the nation, universities and colleges are faced with the task of planning safe reopening strategies to minimize the spread of the virus amongst students. While...

Oregon State University, alongside 19 other universities, launched a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for a new rule requiring international students to take at least one in-person class to remain eligible for their visa. A day after the lawsuit was filed, the government subsequently rescinded the order.

International students still feel pressure, even after ICE restrictions are lifted

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
July 28, 2020

While the ICE restrictions for international students have been lifted, some international students still feel pressured by the ruling. Oregon State University community members are showing their support...

This photo was taken on March 12, 2020. Dawson Esslinger, a sophomore majoring in business, browses through Oregon State University’s online and hybrid programs offered.

Online teaching is not harder or easier than in-person instruction, it’s “just very different”

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
April 13, 2020

Each term, OSU students have the option to take online classes; the 10-week modules created by faculty and staff at Oregon State University range in experience and effectiveness based on the course.All...

Larissa Hommes, left, Adam Peckenpaugh and Kelly Holcomb work at the Valley Librarys Circulation Desk. The Circulation Desk offers 39 Dell Latitude laptops available for day, week and term-long borrowing.

OSU offers resources to ease the transition to remote classes

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
March 19, 2020

The shift to remote classes following OSU’s COVID-19 precautionary procedures could potentially be difficult for students, but Oregon State University offers resources that can ease the transition. From...

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