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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

A photo illustration demonstrates an example of the inside of a Corvallis microshelter built for the homeless community, although the currently-existing microshelters generally have a more finished appearance. 

Emergency applications for microshelters now open

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
April 30, 2020

Prior to the limitations and challenges caused by COVID-19, many Corvallis community members were already engaged in public conversations about how to best address the issue of homelessness. Now, in the...

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Corvallis Police Log: April 13-19

Tanveer Sandhu, Crime Beat Reporter
April 30, 2020

April 13Criminal Trespass 2An officer responded to the post office on 2nd Street for the report of a man trespassing. An employee told the officer that the man was sleeping inside the building. The officer...

Members of the Student Fee Committee discuss budget proposals during a brief recess.

Krening: In support of OSU Athletics’ student ticket fee

Jada Krening, Columnist
January 31, 2019

After contentious debate regarding Oregon State University Athletics' student ticket fee at the Associated Students of OSU joint session on Jan. 16, Athletics’ proposed fee of $41 per term was rejected...

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Solberg: Kavanaugh confirmation process missed opportunities, had no heroes

Rorie Solberg, Associate Professor of Political Sciences School of Public Policy
October 10, 2018

The Barometer asked me for a short “take” on the Kavanaugh hearings because I am an expert in judicial politics and part of my research focuses on judicial nominations. My take, however, will not address...

ASOSU senators convene at the 78th ASOSU Senate, held on Tuesday in the Memorial Union room 109.

Over 1,800 students registered to vote since Sept. 16

Delaney Shea, News Editor
September 26, 2018

During the Associated Students of Oregon State University Senate meeting on Tuesday, it was announced that over 1,800 students have been registered to vote through a joint effort between the student government...

Myers rehydrates, a necessity in the summer heat.

Surviving the summer heat

Caleb Chandler, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

As temperatures rise, the heat can lead to a variety of medical issues. Dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all conditions that can adversely affect health, according to Connie Hume-Rodman,...

An Uber vehicle parked on the side of the road near the Portland State University campus, awaiting a passenger that called it via the Uber phone app.

Uber and Lyft to potentially come to Corvallis in the fall

Petar Jeknic, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

By the start of fall classes, students may be able to use ride booking services—also known as ride sharing apps—to travel in Corvallis. Companies like Uber and Lyft could help students arrive home...

On August 21, the eclipse’s path of totality (the shadow where the eclipse will be entirely visible) will pass through Corvallis.

One million people to visit Oregon for celestial spectacle

Erin Dose and Sydney Sullivan, News Contributors
July 31, 2017

All eyes are on the sun. All movement on the Oregon State University campus slows to a halt, and the air is still and heavy. High above, the moment everyone has been waiting for arrives: the shadow of...

An overview

Bard in the Quad enters its twelfth year

Garrett Kitamura, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

For many, the name William Shakespeare can evoke images of Renaissance attire, British accents and choreographed swordplay. So when passing through the Memorial Union Quad on a summer afternoon, one might...

MU president Angel Mandujano-Guevara posing for a photo in front of the Memorial Union.

Position in transition

Avalon Kelly, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

In recent years, changes in the Memorial Union organization have raised questions regarding whether or not the title of MU president still fits the role. According to the MU website, the purpose of the...

Mohammad Pakravan is from Iran, one of the seven countries affected by the ban.

AUDIO: Immigration ban extended interviews (playlist)

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
February 6, 2017

Click below to listen to a collection of audio interviews conducted by Barometer reporter Joe Wolf, including Mohammad Pakravan, an Iranian PhD student, Oregon State Senator Sara Gelser, OSU vice president...

Bike path

Corvallis-Albany bike path still not completed

Brock Marion, Multimedia Contributor
January 26, 2017

It’s been 10 years and the Corvallis-Albany bike path is yet to be completed.  The original idea was to make a convenient way for everyone, from homeowners to students and commuters, to get from North...

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