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A lone starship robot waits for cars to pass before crossing Southwest Washington Way on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus on Feb. 23. With so many robots roaming around, it is likely one will be hit, and students can face trouble if they dont follow the necessary steps if they hit one of the robots.

On Our Minds: Starship delivery robots will inevitably cause legal headaches for students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
March 29, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Starship delivery robots that travel across Oregon State...

Kira Durham stands in front of a house on 16th Street in Corvallis Or, on Feb. 11. Durham damaged her relationship with her childhood best friend after living with them in the dorms, over sanitation concerns.

F-ck it, real talk: Why you shouldn’t worry about where you live

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. When starting college, the transition to living in dorms...

Albany resident, John Kolck proudly displays a sign that reads “Freedom, Democracy and Peace in Ukraine. Stand 
with the World Against Tyranny.” at a protest on Sunday, March 5. Kolck mentioned that while he is in Corvallis, 
Ore. protesting, his daughter is abroad in Berlin helping Ukrainian refugees.

During war with Russia, the Barometer stands with Ukrainians

Baro Staff
March 7, 2022

As the citizens of Ukraine fight for the right to their own land, the loss of life at the hands of Russian imperialism is felt here in Corvallis, Ore., as many residents have ties to their Ukraine heritage,...

President of the OSU chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, Quentin Onyemordi, gives a speech during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Breakfast at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Jan. 17. Rather than just a three day weekend, MLK Day should be a day to honor the legacy and life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Modern Issues Scrutinized Accordingly: ‘Not a day to go to sleep,’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off

Sam Misa, Columnist
January 17, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Made a federal holiday under the Reagan administration in...

College freshman Noah Wolf doing his summer job for a wallpapering company at a Lake Oswego, Ore. work site. Working over the summer is a common occurrence for many college students. 

LeCocq: Pandemic summer promotes change for college students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Adjusting to on-campus life is always a concern for first-year...

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension fire specialist, meets with partners to discuss strategies for wildfire management. Temperatures increasing on a yearly basis bring worry to Oregon wildfire departments and naturalists statewide.

Castles: Preparedness is key to an early wildfire season

Christine Castles, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Around Labor Day of 2020, Oregonians began to wake up in an...

 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...

Dave So, current Oregon State University student majoring in mechanical engineering, volunteered at the Reser Stadium Clinic to contribute to the vaccine distribution in Corvallis, Ore.

LeCocq: OSU Extension Services is educating Oregonians about COVID-19 vaccine access, listen to them

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
April 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Since information about COVID-19 and its various vaccines is...

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Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

Daily Barometer Columnist Sienna Kaske takes a generational look from alumna women of color into the systemic racism and sexism that upholds the foundation of the Associated Students of Oregon State University. 

Kaske: ASOSU is a racist, sexist organization with little hope to change

Sienna Kaske, Columnist
April 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Sienna Kaske was involved in and assisted with Isabel Nuñez...

Matt Easdale is an OSU fourth-year student double majoring in political science and environmental economics and policy. Though political events have caused Easdale stress and even intensified an ideological divide in his own family, Easdale said he wants to continue pursuing his career in politics.

Nixon: The state of politics has further inspired political science students

Cara Nixon, Columnist
March 22, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 election and...

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Letter to the Editor: We need to look for new solutions like open source textbooks to take the burden off of students

Alex Follett
March 2, 2021

Hello OSU,I’m writing to you today to discuss an on-going problem within universities. Along with the exploding prices of tuition, textbook costs are putting a huge financial burden on students. With...

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