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 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

First-year Honors College student Shrey Sharma outside of his dorm, West Hall, on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. Connecting with faculty and other students has proven difficult during a virtual first year of college.

OSU’s Living-Learning Communities experience changes due to remote learning

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

The Living-Learning Communities at Oregon State University are available to students living in the residence halls on the Corvallis, Ore. campus and include the Honors College, engineering, business, adventure,...

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...

History major and OSU Ecampus student, Ashton Cheshire, smiles for a photo via Zoom. Cheshire, located in North Texas, chose to attend OSU based on her research of top Ecampus programs.

Oregon State University ranked No. 4 in nation for online education

Tam Tong, News Contributor
March 8, 2021

Oregon State University is ranked No. 4 among America’s five best providers of online undergraduate education for the seventh straight year according to a U.S. News & World Report.In the rankings...

The signage in Austin Hall showing students how to socially distance while studying as a slideshow with their dos and don’ts plays in the background. Austin Hall has signs on each seat marking them as available or unavailable to show how students can socially distance.

Malick: More study spaces need to be available on weekends

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
November 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.With COVID-19 restrictions still in full force, only about 10...

OSU freshman Noah Pragin (left), majoring in Computer Science and Sean Coleman (right), majoring in Biochemistry, ordering food at Serrano Grill. West Dining Hall is their favorite dining hall because it’s close to their resident hall and has the best food.

Students’ experiences before and during COVID-19

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
October 21, 2020

Students of Oregon State University are currently having different experiences of college life that vary from before and during the ongoing pandemic, whether the freshmen have decided to stay home or come...

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