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Two players from opposing teams race to grab a ball to start a game of dodgeball during the Dodgeball Club’s practice on Nov. 18. The Dodgeball Club has been meeting sporadically throughout the pandemic, able to have only 20 people on the courts over the past two years.

Students enjoy in-person social events at Oregon State University, express mask concerns

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

After the pandemic negatively affected the social lives of many Oregon State University students throughout 2021, the return to in-person social events has helped extracurriculars and clubs to have better...

Jason McCarley, Oregon State University professor of PSY 340, conducts his weekly lecture remotely via Zoom, a video conferencing platform utilized by OSU.

OSU courses expected to be taught remotely through winter term

Artur Pinheiro da Silva, News Contributor
October 12, 2020

Oregon State University’s President F. King Alexander has announced that the “Corvallis campus will continue providing instruction primarily through remote modalities for winter term 2021.”Vice Provost...

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Most fall term classes at OSU to be conducted remotely

The Baro Staff
August 11, 2020

Oregon State University will conduct most fall term classes remotely in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 among the university community, as conditions trend toward level three of OSU’s four...

2018 Graduating students associated with DamDiverse pose under the Weatherford Hall arch for a photo.

Update: Oregon State University hosts online Commencement celebration

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
June 15, 2020

As the on-site Commencement ceremony planned for June 13 has been postponed to a later date, Oregon State University updated its Commencement website to function as a temporary graduation celebration for...

The Oregon State University Program Council has announced that MAX will be this year’s Dam Jam artist. While the event has historically been held at Reser Stadium, due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, this year’s Dam Jam event—called Dam Jam From Home—will be held remotely.

Dam Jam to be held remotely, MAX announced as event headliner

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

The Oregon State University Program Council has announced that MAX will be this year’s Dam Jam artist. While the event has historically been held at Reser Stadium, due to concerns over the spread of...

Scott Paja, assistant dean for Experiential Learning & Employer Relations, discusses how companies may not be able to financially onboard, or generally support interns in the same way they used to pre-pandemic. “Big picture, it’s gonna be a tough time for a lot of these organizations who employ our students. They’re working through exercises to determine what their budgets look like, and what their actual operations look like, and whether they can support, both financially and with a meaningful experience, an internship for one of our students,” said Paja.

Students face uncertainty in internship, research plans, OSU works to provide more remote opportunities

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
May 5, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic stalling future plans, many students are dealing with the loss of summer internships and the suspension of in-person research.In the past few months, social distancing has...

Larissa Hommes, left, Adam Peckenpaugh and Kelly Holcomb work at the Valley Librarys Circulation Desk. The Circulation Desk offers 39 Dell Latitude laptops available for day, week and term-long borrowing.

OSU offers resources to ease the transition to remote classes

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
March 19, 2020

The shift to remote classes following OSU’s COVID-19 precautionary procedures could potentially be difficult for students, but Oregon State University offers resources that can ease the transition. From...

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