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An illustration depicting someone receiving a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Health experts have been recommending that certain members of the population receive a booster to better protect against COVID-19 and its variants.

Corvallis begins rollout of COVID-19 booster for eligible citizens

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 19, 2021

In the past year, two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine have initiated a return to pre-pandemic conditions but for some, a third shot is required to maintain a path to normalcy.  According to the Centers...

Students eat, study and gather together in the Memorial Union lounge on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 8. With higher enrollment numbers among the general student population as well as students students of color, study spots such as the MU are often crowded.

OSU continues to grow student population and diversity

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 17, 2021

Oregon State University’s student population has reached record high numbers entering the new school year in both the size and diversity of students attending.  The unofficial count of students across...

Art work displayed at the Corvallis Arts Center What Will Nature Do? exhibit, curated by Oregon State University climate scientist Dominique Bachelet. The exhibit, which is a collaborative art-science project, will be open until Nov. 13.

New Corvallis Arts Center exhibit conveys hope about climate change

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Arts-Sci Oregon State University encourages hope regarding climate change with a new exhibit at the Corvallis Arts Center. Many people may see art and science as two separate entities. However, the...

Oak Creek, a 3.5 long tributary of Marys River in Corvallis, Ore., sits still on a brisk morning on Oct. 3. Oak Creek has a significant impact on the local environment but human pollution has warmed the water temperature and affected the various organisms that live in it.

On Oak Creek, ‘what we do upstream affects downstream’

Ashton McCracken , News Contributor
October 15, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that baptisms in Oak Creek were performed by Euro-American settlers. A previous version incorrectly stated that these baptisms were done by the Kalapuya tribe. Oak...

Beerhaus is a German inspired bar and restaurant located in downtown Corvallis, Ore. The creation of Beerhaus
started with the idea to provide the Corvallis community with a brand-new German inspired bar to create
unique experiences for families, couples and college students alike.

New central-European restaurant seeks to provide unique food, experiences

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
October 14, 2021

A new Bavarian experience on the corner of Jackson Avenue and 1st Street is available to any-and-all lovers of beer, wine and central-European food. Introducing: Beerhaus Tap House. Beerhaus is owned...

Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler will be an official employee until Nov. 30, though his resignation is effective immediately.

OSU professor arrested on fugitive charges, search being conducted for replacement

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that Tyler resigned on Oct. 13. A previous version of this story stated Tyler had been terminated.  An Oregon State University professor and researcher...

An Oregon State University student holds two signs reading “The Audacity” and “No Uterus No Opinion” at an anti-abortion demonstration that took place on Oct. 12. After anti-abortion group Tiny Heartbeat Ministries appeared on campus, pro-choice students began their own counter protest. (Content Warning: other photos in gallery feature graphic photos)

Anti-abortion demonstration faces pro-choice opposition on OSU campus

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 13, 2021

*Content warning: mentions of abortion and descriptive imagery. At about 9 a.m. on Tuesday, an anti-abortion demonstration started at Oregon State University, taking place until 1:30 p.m. when supporters...

Even with classes back in person, parts of Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus are still under construction as of Oct. 7. Many of these construction projects are being done in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

Castles: Campus construction is a reminder to prioritize sustainable development

Christine Castles, Columnist
October 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. If you walk around Oregon State University’s Corvallis,...

Sophie Holden

Student on the Street: How do you feel about the threat of wildfires in Oregon and the wildfire expert panel hosted by OSU?

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 11, 2021

Sophie Holden (she/her) second-year marketing major “I believe in [the threat of wildfires] for sure. I evacuated from where we lived in Clackamas for two weeks. I accepted losing the house....

Dr. Jennifer Barrington checks a Black Lab for an ear infection during a house call on Sept. 24, 2021 in Corvallis, Ore. Veterinarians have seen an unexpected uptick since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and are still struggling to take care of their patients without long wait times.

COVID-19 continues to add pressure to local veterinarian services

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 4, 2021

COVID-19 continues to limit many industries services across the world, including veterinarian practices in Corvallis, Ore. It is no surprise that veterinary hospitals are experiencing some heat from...

Rebecca Freeby and Grae Addams hold up signs protesting Texas’s Senate Bill 8 at Central Park in Corvallis, Ore. on Oct. 2. SB8 restricts most abortions in the state of Texas after six weeks of pregnancy.

Corvallis citizens protest in support of reproductive rights

Tarsa Weikert , News Contributor
October 2, 2021

A Women’s March was held Saturday, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. at Central Park in Corvallis, Ore. to protest Texas’s Senate Bill 8 which limits abortion access.  Hundreds of community members gathered at...

Janique Crenshaw is the events coordinator for CARDV, Center Against Rape and Domestic Violance in Corvallis, Ore.
CARDV’s mission is to provide services and support to those affected by sexual and domestic violence. They
also aim to provide education and leadership within the community to change the societal conditions that
cultivate these forms of violence.

CARDV’s 16th annual Safe Families Benefit to raise funds for survivor safety

Mackenzie M. Hebner, News Contributor
October 2, 2021

Editor's Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual and domestic violence.  Corvallis’s Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence is hosting its Safe Families Benefit, for the first...

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