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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Chunhuei Chi poses for a portrait in front of rhododendron bushes on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon on May 7, 2024.

OSU Professor Serves on State Universal Health Care Board

Fox Perez, News Contributor
May 31, 2024

The state of Oregon could receive a universal health care plan by 2026. Under Oregon Senate Bill 1089, the state of Oregon has recognized that the responsibility of providing healthcare to the citizens...

An illustration of a menstrual product disposal bin overflowing in a public bathroom. Gilbert Hall Addition—a building at Oregon State Universitys Corvallis campus—has had several issues with accessible disposal of menstrual products, according to fourth-year chemistry student Sarah Gernhart. 

Castles: Sanitary product receptacles are a public health necessity

Christine Castles, Columnist
August 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.When you walk into Gilbert Hall on Oregon State University’s...

Associated Students of Campus Director of Student Advocacy Marichelle Gurski has been advocating for the accessibility of free menstrual products and supports HB 3294. If passed, the bill would mandate product dispensers to be accessible and free in educational institutions, including OSU. 

Oregon House Bill would require OSU to provide free menstrual products

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 27, 2021

State legislation in Oregon is considering the passing of House Bill 3294, which would require every public education institution, including Oregon State University, to provide both tampons and sanitary...

An Oregon State University student learns how to install the Oregon Exposure Notifications Pilot Program on their phone. The program will use people’s Bluetooth to alert them if another user is potentially exposing them to COVID-19.  

Oregon exposure notifications pilot system expanded to OSU

Tam Tong, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University can help slow down the spread of COVID-19 by participating in a pilot project of Oregon Exposure Notifications System, a collaboration between OSU...

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OSU scientists to launch nation’s first TRACE-COVID study

The Baro Staff
April 16, 2020

Oregon State University scientists will be launching a public health study called TRACE-COVID in order to understand how prevalent the virus is among the Corvallis community, according to an all-student...


Suicide prevention walk to be first of its kind for Oregon universities

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 22, 2019

Oregon State University is hosting Oregon’s first university campus walk in honor of suicide prevention and mental illness awareness on April 27 at the Student Experience Center Plaza. The OSU Out of...

Go Baby Go

Go Baby Go aims to improve lives of kids living with disabilities

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
January 7, 2019

Oregon State University is known as a leading research university, with a wide variety of different kinds of research conducted on campus. The Go Baby Go program is just one of the many  significant contributions...

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