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Owner of Riverland Family Farms Annaliese Watson (left), and manager Doug Eldon (right), pictured at their
booth at the Corvallis Farmers Market located in downtown Corvallis, Ore. Eldon says their business has seen decreased sales since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market looks toward uncertain, optimistic future

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 11, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into its second year, many community members are unsure about the outlook of the Corvallis Farmers’ Market, but remain hopeful.  The Corvallis Farmers’ Market,...

This illustration is meant to represent students who are wearing their masks during home beaver games at Reser Stadium. While the Oregon State University requires masks to be worn in outdoor spaces where physical distancing is not possible, some students have taken off their masks in Reser Stadium during football games.

Clairmont: OSU athletics fails to enforce student mask policies

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
October 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon State University’s lack of mask enforcement at...

A display of various alcoholic drinks at the annual Septembeerfest event, shown prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event, which was planned to be held on Aug. 28 at Avery Park in Corvallis, Ore., has been cancelled by the organizers for the second year in a row due to COVID-19 safety concerns. 

Septembeerfest canceled for second consecutive year due to COVID-19 concerns

Cara Nixon, News Reporter
August 20, 2021

Corvallis’ 13th annual Septembeerfest, an event put on by Heart of the Valley Homebrewers, has been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. In a statement published to their Facebook page on...

Illustration of a hand picking a lottery ticket from a bowl, for the Benton County lottery winner. All of the tickets are labeled Benton County, and the bowl has a pattern of vaccination syringes around the edge. More monetary incentives have been used across the state this summer to encourage citizens to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Oregon continuing vaccine incentives after Benton County vaccine lottery winner announced

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
August 16, 2021

As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads throughout the country, Oregon experts are continuing to turn to monetary incentive programs to boost vaccination rates. County winners for the “Take Your Shot,...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings were posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With Delta variant cases of COVID-19 rising in Oregon, the university will be reinstating its face covering policies in indoor public spaces—which was initially lifted on June 30—effective immediately. 

OSU reinstates face covering policy for public indoor spaces

The Baro Staff
August 5, 2021

Oregon State University officials announced Thursday that masks will be required in all indoor public spaces on campus, effective immediately, due to rising COVID-19 Delta variant cases across the state...

College freshman Noah Wolf doing his summer job for a wallpapering company at a Lake Oswego, Ore. work site. Working over the summer is a common occurrence for many college students. 

LeCocq: Pandemic summer promotes change for college students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Adjusting to on-campus life is always a concern for first-year...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, signs requiring masks within Oregon State University buildings have been posted up around campus; pictured here are signs in the Memorial Union on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus. With the COVID-19 mask and social distancing policies being lifted in the state of Oregon on June 30, OSU will also lift these policies. 

OSU to lift COVID-19 restrictions on June 30

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
June 29, 2021

Oregon State University’s COVID-19 face mask and social distancing policies will be lifted on June 30, along with the rest of the state of Oregon.Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced on June 25 that...

Corvallis, Ore. residents awaiting and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations inside of Reser Stadium on the Oregon State University campus in February. On May 4, OSU leaders announced the universitys decision to require students and employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine to participate in on-campus activities and instruction.

OSU planning to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall term

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 6, 2021

Oregon State University is planning to implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement beginning in the fall of 2021 for students and employees who engage onsite at OSU.Previously, on April 23, OSU announced...

 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

Dave So, current Oregon State University student majoring in mechanical engineering, volunteered at the Reser Stadium Clinic to contribute to the vaccine distribution in Corvallis, Ore.

LeCocq: OSU Extension Services is educating Oregonians about COVID-19 vaccine access, listen to them

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
April 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Since information about COVID-19 and its various vaccines is...

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OSU will not require students to get COVID-19 vaccine to return in fall

Adriana Gutierrez, City Editor
April 22, 2021

Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that the University of Oregon would be requiring its students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine to return to its campus. This has been corrected...

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Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

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