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This illustration depicts a family living at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Here, there is a student on their laptop taking classes online while their family members are doing other activities at home. 

Castles: Students can find new normal living with family

Christine Castles, Columnist
May 3, 2021

Oregon State University students living on campus last school year were faced with difficult decisions about whether to stay in the dorms amidst a global pandemic, or move home with family and be far from...

Kobey Bonin, an Oregon State University senior student majoring in liberal arts who uses a wheelchair, has faced many challenges while trying to find accessible housing both on and off campus in Corvallis, Ore.

Students with disabilities face housing challenges

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Correction: In a previous version of this article both in print and online, Kathryn Magura Krieger name was spelt incorrect. Statements made by Margura Krieger and Earlee Kerekes-Mishra have been edited...

OSU Sophomores Jason Chan, Kinesiology major (left), and Andrew Talley, Accounting and Finance major (right), studying in the Learning Innovation Center. Masks are required inside OSU facilities with limited and socially distanced seating.

OSU-Cascades plans to reopen fall term for in-person learning

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
April 19, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine being made more accessible to Oregonians and Americans, OSU-Cascades is currently planning to open its classrooms for in-person learning in the fall term. “OSU-Cascades students...

Pandemic has inspired, mobilized local climate change movements

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

COVID-19 has generated countless obstacles to various personal and systemic goals and plans – however, in the fight against climate change, the pandemic has possibly offered inspiration and momentum. According...

President and CEO of United Way of Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties, Blake Pang with a promotional cardboard cutout of Dolly Parton in front of the Corvallis Public Library. Corvallis Public Library has recently adopted Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program which mails local children books from when theyre born until they’re 5 years old.

Corvallis joins Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, making steps towards diversity, inclusion in literature

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 24, 2021

Clarification: A quote by Kristi Collins was changed from “We have had a bucket of funds set aside for year two because our funding is done on a biennial basis” to "Our funding is done on a biennial...

Scott Johnson was the editor-in-chief for The Barometer during the 2001-02 academic year. Johnson said he started at The Barometer with a goal of becoming a sports reporter, but later found he liked editing and design more than reporting.

The Barometer’s former editors-in-chief aimed to ‘make a difference in community’

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

One of the critical factors contributing to The Barometer’s exceedingly long history is the editors-in-chief who have helped the newspaper to come together and grow into new opportunities.Last school...

Elizabeth Banderas, a second-year biology student, has been appointed as the Associated Stu- dents of Cascades Campus’ vice president, as well as chair of the Student Fee Committee at OSU-Cascades.

ASCC gains new leadership, prepares for elections in spring

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

While the Corvallis, Ore. campus of Oregon State University was preparing to elect the next class of student leaders to the Associated Students of OSU Senate, House and Executive branches, the OSU-Cascades...

ASOSU President Isabel Nuñez Pérez, left, and Vice President Metzin Rodriguezoutside of the Memorial Union.

ASOSU accomplishments aim to improve student experiences

Artur Silva, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

At the forefront of student and university governance, the Associated Students of Oregon State University is the bridge between students and the university’s administration, having made numerous accomplishments...

Tengjiao Wei, Sophomore of digital communication is checking out the updates of winter term through the new app that OSU Cascades has been pushing around campus.

OSU-Cascades introduces CampusGroups, new app for students, faculty to connect

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
February 17, 2021

Motivated by setbacks in large part due to COVID-19 restrictions, Oregon State University-Cascades has introduced a new service called CampusGroups, an app targeted towards college campuses around the...

Jiepeng Zhu, Master of Science in Business, is working out in Dixon Recreational Sport Center on Mon. 8th. “ I think Dixon did a great job on social distancing and making indoor exercise safer,” Zhu said.

Dixon Recreation Center open for use, reservations required

Yuxi Zhu, Practicum Contributor
February 16, 2021

Oregon State University has reopened on-campus facilities within the Department of Recreational Sports. Following all Oregon guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, students now have a healthy, safe exercise...

Junior, Tuyen Nguyen, shares her experience in celebrating Lunar New Year in the time of Covid-19. Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year whose months are cycles of the moon and sun. 

Students celebrate Lunar New Year away from home during COVID-19

Tam Tong, News Contributor
February 15, 2021

International students at Oregon State University are gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome in the Year of the Ox as the holiday began on Feb. 12. The Lunar New Year, also known as the...

President Emeritus Ed Ray addresses the OSU students, alumni, and parents via Zoom for In Memoriam. The OSU In Memoriam was delivered remotely this year featuring several speakers, musicians, and a poet.

“In Memoriam” service honors deaths in OSU community

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
February 14, 2021

Clarification: The original headline read “'In Memoriam' service honors COVID-19 deaths in OSU community." COVID-19 has since been removed from the headline to better reflect the In Memoriam event,...

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