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Oleg Volkov, a computer science and mathematics major at University of Oregon.Doing various activities to contribute to mental health and wellness including working out at Dixon recreation center on September 5, 2022.

Personal health: The importance of self-care

Cassidy Hicks , Columnist
September 20, 2022

It may feel impossible to get anything done while taking care of yourself; making self-care a routine can go a long way in being able to set and keep your priorities. Self-care is something that everyone...

Chef J.D. Monroe (left) with owner Waylon Pickett (right) displaying the Benton To Go box in front of Old World Deli.

Benton To Go reusable container program launches at nine local restaurants

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Partially inspired by Oregon State University’s Eco2Go program, Benton To Go’s new green reusable takeout boxes have arrived in select Corvallis and Philomath restaurants. Available for a one-time...

Shanon Anderson, chief of OSU department of public safety, in front of the new speed measuring sign outside of the public safety office Tuesday afternoon. The sign will be deployed on OSU campus to calm traffic and collect general traffic data.

OSU Public Safety Department acquires new device for traffic safety

Katelyn Livermore , News Contriubutor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University Public Safety Department in Corvallis has acquired a new portable radar message sign called the SpeedALERT 24 for fall term.  There are advanced plans in effect for public...

The main grandstands of the new west side of Reser Stadium during construction on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in Corvallis Oregon. The projected capacity of the new west side is anticipated to be around 8,500 seats.

Reser Construction is set to finish on August 3

Benjamin Rabbino, Sport Chief
September 19, 2022

With the conclusion of the Reser Stadium arriving in August 2023, Beaver fans will have more to look forward to than an improved atmosphere, extending to a seamless stadium food experience. January...

Resident Assistant (RA), Emily Padrow (she/her), stands in front of her assigned hall, McNary Hall, on Sept. 15 in Corvallis, Ore. This is Padrow’s first year as an RA and the first time that the university has cut off admittance (admittance cutoff was May 1, 2022).

OSU admits record number of students for fall 2022

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2022

Oregon State University's Corvallis campus expects to welcome a record number of students this fall, causing cramped on-campus housing. “We are definitely expecting a record number of new incoming...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and began the position as president on Sept. 9, 2022.

‘The student is the heart of our operation’ says Murthy

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University president reaffirmed the focus on the student and OSU as a land grant institution at a press conference on Monday Sept. 12. Murthy assumed office on Friday Sept. 9, before...

OSU will not be mandating COVID-19 testing before moving into the dorms, however students are advised to get vaccinated if they have not already and take an at-home COVID-19 test before move-in.

COVID-19 policies for 2022-2023 move-in

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Last September, Reser Stadium was filled with thousands of new Oregon State University students, not to watch Beavers football, but to take COVID-19 tests before moving into the dorms. Sept. 17-20 marks...

Photo courtesy of OSU Program Council

Preview: Beaver Community Fair

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Over 200 booths representing Oregon State University clubs and local businesses will soon line the fields outside the Memorial Union and the Student Experience Center Plaza.  The annual 12th Beaver...

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OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 26, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced this week that millions of American borrowers would receive substantial student debt forgiveness. OSU students and alumni can expect to benefit from this decision. According...

OSU Beaver Football players scrimmage during a spring game on April 16. The Beavers gained 25 new recruits and transfers this year, and hope this will bolster their ranks for the upcoming season.

Upward momentum: incoming Beavers bolster football ranks

Ryan Harlan, Sports Contributor
August 1, 2022

With Oregon State Football coming off their first bowl game appearance since 2013 and going undefeated at home, the Beavers have used that success to build the 6th ranked 2022 recruiting class...

Professor Gregory Rorrer poses in his office in Gleason Hall at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore on July 11, 2022.

Nine Fullbright awards earned by Oregon State University faculty

Sam Misa, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

In the past five years Oregon State University has seen 27 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards go to its staff, with nine of those awards being from 2022 alone. In 2022, OSU exceeded the number...

Frank Ragulsky, former adviser to The Daily Barometer and director of Student Media at Oregon State University from 1982 to 2009. Ragulsky died on June 30 in Corvallis, Ore. at  75 years old.

Former Barometer adviser Frank Ragulsky dies at 75, leaving behind enduring legacy in college media

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
July 21, 2022

Those who knew Frank Ragulsky likely heard him say, “I have been to the bank,” when he reached work at seven in the morning.  Generally, that meant he had already caught a couple of steelhead trout...

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