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F. King Alexander was president of Oregon State University from July 2020 until he resigned in April 2021. He resigned from his position after an investigation into Louisiana State Universitys sexual misconduct during the years in which he was president.

Complaints against former OSU President F. King Alexander may be dismissed

Riley LeCocq and Kelsy Valentine
October 26, 2021

Clarification: Quotes in this article regarding Alexander seeking legal advice and Alexander withholding conflict of interest information have been updated to clarify attribution. The Oregon Government...

Taylor Barron, fourth-year communications major, said she is disappointed by the tuition increase approval. Taylor believes Oregon State University could have found the funding elsewhere.

Tuition increase worries students; university leaders say it’s ‘necessary’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 26, 2021

Some Oregon State University community members are concerned about how the recently-approved tuition increase will affect economically insecure students, but university leaders say it’s necessary.The...

Candace Baltz was the former director of Experiential Learning & Engagement.

Update: OSU disputes allegations from BOLI complainant, bureau to move forward with investigation

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 19, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Daily Barometer is within Orange Media Network, and OMN is within Experiential Learning & Activities formerly directed by Candace Baltz. Oregon State University is disputing claims...

Andrea Haverkamp (center), president of the Coalition of Graduate Employees, raises a fist in the air, signaling a chant to fellow protesters last February.

CGE reaches tentative conclusion to weeks-long bargaining sessions over upcoming contract renewal

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
September 6, 2020

Members of the Coalition of Graduate Employees have been bargaining over their upcoming contract renewal with Oregon State University officials in hopes to meet some of their demands. After weeks of negotiation...

A crowd stands outside the Kerr Administration Building in the afternoon of March 5 to sign a Coalition of Graduate Employees petition.

CGE continues to push for ‘equitable distribution of wealth’ at OSU amid COVID-19

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 30, 2020

As Oregon State University adjusts to the impacts of COVID-19, the OSU Coalition of Graduate Employees continues to push for signatures on their petition, “Chop from the top, build up the bottom.”CGE...

A screenshot taken on March 31, 2020 shows a petition, titled “Reduce Tuition Cost in Response to COVID-19,” which calls on the university to consider reducing the cost of attendance. The petition has been making rounds the past few weeks and has reached over 15,700 signatures from Oregon State University community members, according to its page on the website. 

Petition to lower tuition reaches 15,700 signatures, gets OSU administration’s attention

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 31, 2020

A petition that has been making rounds the past few weeks has reached over 15,700 signatures from Oregon State University community members, according to its page on the website. The petition,...

Brother Jed Smock, one of the controversial preaches, evangelizes to the crowd. Divisive rhetoric is protected under the First Amendment and by OSU policy.

Controversial preachers evangelize on the OSU campus

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
May 9, 2018

University rules protect free speech for all viewpointsBrother Jed Smock and Mikhail Savenko, known for preaching on college campuses nationwide, offered their interpretation of Christianity to crowds...

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