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Daily Barometer Columnist Sienna Kaske takes a generational look from alumna women of color into the systemic racism and sexism that upholds the foundation of the Associated Students of Oregon State University. 

Kaske: ASOSU is a racist, sexist organization with little hope to change

Sienna Kaske, Columnist
April 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.Sienna Kaske was involved in and assisted with Isabel Nuñez...

On March 20, 2021 Portland residents gather to march against the three shootings in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. The shootings in Atlanta killed eight people, six of them Asian women.

Portland candlelight vigil honors Atlanta victims, adamantly opposes hate crimes towards all Asian Americans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 22, 2021

Hundreds gathered at the Salmon Street Springs Fountain in downtown Portland at the intersection of Naito Parkway to honor the eight victims of the Atlanta, Ga. spa killings—six of whom were Asian women. The...

Corvallis community members gather in front of the Benton County Courthouse on June 19 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists around the nation.

Corvallis educators hold Black Lives Matter rally, stress anti-racist action

Joe Wolf, City Editor
June 20, 2020

On the last day of the K-12 school year, Friday, June 19, hundreds of mask-wearing Corvallis, Ore. educators, students and community members gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse at 4 p.m....

Protest, vigil, demonstration held in front of Benton County Courthouse

Jarred Bierbrauer, Multimedia Contributor
June 1, 2020

Corvallis, Ore.residents gathered on Sunday afternoon to support the nationwide protests to denounce racism and police brutality, and to hold a vigil for George Floyd and other African-Americans who have...

women of color

Womxn of color support group forms on campus

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 22, 2019

Counseling and Psychological Services and AYA, a resource group for women of color, are co-facilitating a new student support group called Womxn of Color. This bi-weekly drop-in group strives to provide...

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...

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Incoming editor-in-chief: The Baro must not fail marginalized groups

Marcus Trinidad, Incoming Editor-in-Chief
June 11, 2018

Personal experience with racism informs sense of civic duty as journalistDuring my first week as a bright-eyed optimistic Oregon State freshman, I was told words I would never unhear: “people like you...

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Explained: The symbolism behind Glover’s ‘This is America’ video

Marcus Trinidad, News Producer
May 7, 2018

Filled with cultural dances, historical and contemporary references of racial strife and the uncensored depictions of gun violence, Donald Glover’s new music video for his song “This is America”...

Corvallis groups respond to public expressions of racism

Corvallis groups respond to public expressions of racism

David DeHart, Multimedia Contributor
August 14, 2017

Corvallis anti-racist groups are exploring a variety of approaches in responding to white nationalism after instances of explicitly racist activities.On the morning of July 19, the City of Corvallis removed...

Due to its disprutive nature, demonstrators were forced to remain quiet when entering university halls. Oregon State student Justin Nielsen and his fellow protestors used tape to demonstrate their opposition to the ruling.

Students encounter microaggressions

OSU works toward educating through discussion Along with shedding light on the history of people certain buildings on campus are named after, the Solidarity March highlighted the presence of microaggressions...

Author and lecturer Lawrence Ross spoke to students about racism on todays college campuses.

Conservative students hold controversial bake sale on OSU campus

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
February 27, 2017

Two weeks ago, a bake sale was held in the SEC Plaza in which the prices of goods were determined by the buyer’s race or ethnicity. This event was put on by Turning Point USA, a conservative activist...

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