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Farmer Beth Hoinacki of GoodFoot Farm takes stock and inventory of organic produce on July 16 at the Farmers’ Market in Corvallis, Ore. GoodFoot
Farm is certified in biodynamic and organic farming practices and is self-labeled as a diversified market farm.

Abnormal spring weather leads to shortages at Corvallis Farmers’ Market

Lara Rivera & Haley Stark
August 1, 2022

Following an unusually wet and cold spring, signs throughout the Corvallis Farmers’ Market warn of possible delays and shortages in produce. Many vendors described difficulties adjusting to the...

Frog World: Car Jump

Frog World: Car Jump

Alex Koetje, Cartoonist
July 5, 2022


The outside of the Corvallis Arts Center on May 12. The CAC building used to be a church and is over 100 years old, and the center features classes, residency for artists-to-be, a gallery and community events.

The Corvallis Arts Center will host Arts Alive in person for the first time since 2019

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

The Corvallis Arts Center is a local arts center that features classes and residency for artists-to-be and a gallery; this year will be the first since the COVID-19 pandemic that they will host Arts Alive...


Oregon State University PhD student Saichon Sumantakul (left) and second year biohealth science major Melissa Richards preparing silverware for Stone Soup diners at First Christian Church in downtown Corvallis, Ore. on May 24.

Stone Soup Corvallis Inc. faces increased demand for meals, seeks community volunteers

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

Corvallis Ore. based group Stone Soup Corvallis Inc. has experienced increases in demand for meals as high as 40% this year compared to last year, and is seeking the help of volunteers.  “This demand,...

Elijah Stucki is the executive director for Mid Willamette Trans Support Network and has been volunteering for the network since 2017. Mid Willamette Trans Support Network has a community at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, Ore.

OSU alumna-activist, Albany Pride founder speak on PRIDE

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

While Corvallis, Ore. is not throwing an official Pride celebration, Albany Pride will hold their Pride event at 10 a.m. on June 25 at Albany City Hall Plaza, where participants can find LGBTQIA+ owned...

The outside of Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Ore. on June 1. Though teacher turnover rates are increasing nationwide, representatives from Corvallis School District say they are not seeing higher turnover rates than normal.

Amid the nationwide Great Teacher Resignation, Corvallis School District teacher turnover remains low

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

The consumer price index in the United States increased at the highest rate this year since December 1981; many workers have found wages unable to keep up. This is the case with teachers resigning across...

Corvallis Chamber of Commerce President Simon Date outside of the Chamber of Commerce building. With the summer approaching, the Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to stimulate business and the economy as college students leave for the summer.

Small Corvallis businesses have generally positive outlooks for a summer without COVID-19 restrictions

Businesses reflect on pandemic, look toward future, lifted mandates
Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

Many small businesses have struggled under COVID-19 and mask restrictions, which have been coupled in Corvallis, Ore. with reduced student populations, but some businesses are positive about the upcoming...

Paige Orals on May 24, a second year student at Oregon State University works in Dixon Recreation Center. She is one of many employees who will get a boost to a 15$ wage this July.

Social Addendum: I’m getting a raise and you deserve one too

Christine Castles, Columnist
June 6, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon’s minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour...

Construction is underway on the east side of Reser Stadium where Student Health Services will be relocated to the Oregon State University Wellness Clinic for future use. Student Health Services and the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will both move out of Plageman Hall and be separated from each other.

Student Health Services, Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center to move out of Plageman Hall

Emma Coke, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

In the fall of 2023, Oregon State University’s Student Health Services, which is currently housed within Plageman Hall, will move to the southeast side of Reser Stadium.  SHS moving to Reser Stadium...

Studio Art major Lee Niemi poses inside the Pride Center at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. on May 17. Niemi is a student worker at the OSU Pride Center which celebrated its 20th year anniversary last year.

“The most powerful sense of relief I’ve felt in my life:” Trans Pride Center representative discusses LGBTQIA+ life

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

Lee Niemi, a community relations representative at the Oregon State University Pride Center, said he joined the queer community after learning most people didn’t feel the same way as him.  “I’ve...

Bikes locked on the bike rack near the Student Experience Center at Oregon State University on May 31. Bikes are a common way to travel campus and ZAP encourages more people to bike for sustainability and health reasons.

ZAP biking aims to encourage students to bike more through prizes and competition incentive

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

ZAP biking is an on-campus service at Oregon State University that, since COVID-19 quarantine is over for most, is now trying to increase awareness and encourage more people to bike to and around campus.  ZAP...

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