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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

How the collapse of the PAC-12 will affect non-football fans

How the collapse of the PAC-12 will affect non-football fans

Mason Kenneally, Sports Columnist
October 4, 2023

College football is uniquely popular in the U.S. but to fully understand the collapse of the PAC-12 a rare and niche knowledge of athletics is required. It is my aim to familiarize those who might not...

President of OSU Jayathi Murthy takes a moment to appreciate the view of Reser Stadium from an exam room during a tour of the new Health center located on the southwest side of campus on May 23. At its closest point, the new center is only 12 inches from Reser Stadium.

Hearing for PAC-12 realignment sees impact on student-athletes and community

Audrey Saiz, Sports Writer
September 29, 2023

As a gold medal winner at the U23 World Championships V8 in Bulgaria, Evan Park of the Women’s Rowing team is left wondering if she can afford–mentally and financially–to return for a final season...

Oregon State Vice President and Athletic Director Scott Barnes speaks to the media about the newly constructed west side of Reser Stadium on August 8, 2023.

President Murthy and Vice President Barnes ensure financial transparency in light of Pac-12 departures

Audrey Saiz, Sports Writer
September 27, 2023

Oregon State University President Murthy and Vice President Barnes released a statement regarding the Pac-12 on Tuesday morning.  On the whole, the statement focused on OSU’s commitment to its students...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

Legal action taken by OSU & WSU in efforts to retain rights within Pac-12 realignment

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
September 8, 2023

The Pac-12’s two remaining universities have brought legal action against the conference and the conference commissioner, George Kliavkoff, to prevent “irreparable harm” to the conference and the...

Courtesy of PAC-12 conference.

Cal and Stanford announce departure of PAC-12 for ACC

Ryan Harlan, Sports Editor
September 1, 2023

On Friday morning, two more schools announced that they are departing the PAC-12, leaving the conference with just two teams remaining. The University of California Berkeley and Stanford University...

In this file photo from 2019, OSU Baseball exchanges high fives after a game versus Washington State in late April 2019 in Goss Stadium. Oregon State will begin their 2021 season on Feb. 19 with a 56-game schedule.

Oregon State Baseball set to begin 2021 season with 56-game schedule

Jackson Smith, Sports Contributor
February 17, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers are fast approaching their 2021 baseball season, with a schedule that includes the entire PAC-12 conference, as well as many out-of-conference games, even with safety restrictions...

In this file photo from Nov. 7 2020, the Beaver Football team storms Reser Stadium through a cloud of smoke  for their game against Washington State. The 2020 PAC-12 football season marked Larry Scotts last as PAC-12 Commissioner. 

Reviewing Larry Scott’s tenure as PAC-12 commissioner

Jackson Smith, Sports Contributor
February 11, 2021

As of Jan. 20, 2021, Larry Scott, the PAC-12 Commissioner for the past 11 years announced that he and the conference have come to mutual terms to not renew his contract.Scott’s contract was scheduled...

Oregon State quarterback, Tristan Gebbia, scans the field for an opportunity to throw on November 7th at Reser Stadium against Washington State.

Oregon State Beavers fall short in first game of the 2020 season

Ben Pahl, Sports Contributor
November 9, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers could not overcome a slow start on Saturday, Nov. 7, as they fell 38-28 to the Washington State Cougars in their opening game of the 2020 season. The opening-week loss to the...

Reser Stadium is home to the Oregon State University football team. Reser Stadium has the capacity to seat 45,674 fans.

Barnes, Smith reflect on PAC-12’s decision to resume football season

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
September 25, 2020

The PAC-12 university presidents and chancellors announced their plans to resume the college football season starting Nov. 6, 2020, along with a Nov. 25 resumption for women’s and men’s basketball. The...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Scott Barnes and Jonathan Smith reflect on PAC-12’s athletics postponement

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 12, 2020

Oregon State’s Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Barnes, alongside Football Head Coach Jonathan Smith, addressed the media today following the PAC-12 Conference’s decision...

The Beavers take the field following the honoring of seniors for their matchup versus ASU on Nov. 16 in Reser Stadium. 

PAC-12 Conference announces cancelation of athletics through 2020

By: Michael Eubanks, Sports Contributor & Brady Akins
August 11, 2020

The PAC-12 Conference announced on Tuesday their intention to delay all athletic competition through the end of the calendar year in an effort to keep student-athletes safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.A...

Oregon State teammates congratulate fifth-year senior linebacker Michael Doctor after his game changing pick-six against ASU at home on Nov. 15, 2014 in Reser Stadium. 

Wednesday Win: Oregon State Football defeats No. 6 Arizona State in 2014

In the middle of November, the Oregon State Football team defeated the No.6 Arizona State Sun Devils on November 15, 2014 by a score of 35-27. It was one of several milestone wins against ranked opponents...

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