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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

OSU’s Black Student Union walks off campus near the campus gates.

The impact of the walkout, 50 years later

Jada Krening, News Reporter
June 3, 2019

In 1969, African American student Fred Milton was cut from the Oregon State University football team for refusing to cut his hair and beard, despite his coach’s insistence. This control and forced conformity...

Racist Past

Oregon’s Racist Past: A History

Jada Krening, News Contributor
February 11, 2019

Oregon entered statehood as a free state 160 years ago on Feb. 14, 1859. However, its origin is steeped in racial discrimination. A clause of the state’s constitution that was set in place upon its entry...

Gun

Shea: Gun control proposes controversial discussions

Delaney Shea, Columnist
February 5, 2018

About 60 percent of Americans want stricter gun laws in U.S., according to a Gallup poll.Gun control. Arguably one of the most controversial topics currently dividing America. Most of the arguments, for...

OSU Walkout

Hundreds stage walkout, march through Corvallis

Joe Wolf, News Contributor and Lauren Sluss
January 22, 2017

“Build bridges, not walls.”This was one of the slogans employed by marchers in the Oregon State University walkout Jan. 20, starting on the OSU campus and spreading throughout Corvallis. Several hundred...

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