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OSU Department of Public Safety ‘actively investigating’ alleged explosives threat

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
May 3, 2022

After two Oregon State University alerts that warned community members of an alleged explosives threat within a vehicle on the Corvallis, Ore. campus, there is still no further information about the situation. The...

Shanon Anderson, the chief of police and associate vice president for public safety, and Cedar, the wellness dog for the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus, pose together outside the campus dispatch center on April 6. According to Anderson, the OSU police department can provide medical assistance until their partners from the Corvallis Fire Department arrive.

Campus dispatch center prioritizes OSU community

Shae Williams, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

Since Oregon State University created its own police department in January 2021, the university has now created its own Level 2 dispatch center that takes 911 calls. According to Teresa Parker, dispatch...

A lone starship robot waits for cars to pass before crossing Southwest Washington Way on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus on Feb. 23. With so many robots roaming around, it is likely one will be hit, and students can face trouble if they dont follow the necessary steps if they hit one of the robots.

On Our Minds: Starship delivery robots will inevitably cause legal headaches for students

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
March 29, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Starship delivery robots that travel across Oregon State...

Oregon State University public safety department cars are lined up outside Kerr Administration on Nov. 23, 2021. Since Oregon State University created its own police department in January 2021, Shanon Anderson, the associate vice president for public safety and OSU chief of police, has led police reform and bias trainings.

Oregon State University police department was created to ‘utilize the education mission and values of OSU’

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
February 10, 2022

After Oregon State University created its own police department in January 2021, the new department had advanced police reform, but some students don't think reform is enough. According to Steve Clark,...

NW Monroe Avenue was blocked off Tuesday afternoon following a gas leak due to a natural gas line being struck accidentally during construction on the street. The gas line was shut off by 5:15 p.m. and officials say the street will be closed to through traffic until late Tuesday night.

Natural gas leak shuts down Monroe Avenue

The Baro Staff
September 14, 2021

An underground natural gas line near NW Monroe Avenue and NW 25th Street in Corvallis was punctured at about 3 p.m. on Tuesday while a construction company was conducting utility work. After the natural...

A Corvallis Fire Department fire engine departs from the Oregon State University campus after responding to a possible natural gas leak at Weniger Hall on September 8.

Reports of natural gas odor found in OSU building

The Baro Staff
September 8, 2021

Weniger Hall on the Oregon State University Corvallis campus was evacuated Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m. after an odor of natural gas was reported in the building. OSU Police Chief Shanon Anderson...

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser presents Enterprise Risk Management via Zoom to the OSU Board of Trustees and Committees on April 1. 

OSU Board of Trustees, Committees discuss public safety, crisis response, tuition raises

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 2, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss updates on the university’s public safety and crisis response.Shanon Anderson, OSU’s associate vice president for public safety...

On Dec. 14, Shanon Anderson was officially announced as the new Chief of Police and AVP for public safety at OSU. Shanon Anderson previously worked for the Seattle Police department starting in 1992, and worked as a lieutenant beginning in 2016.

Shanon Anderson: serving community as new OSU Corvallis campus chief of police

Angela Tam, News Contributor
January 17, 2021

This is a Q&A with Shanon Anderson, the new chief of police and associate vice president for public safety for Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus.Anderson will be working closely with the...

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OSU announces Shanon Anderson as new chief of police, associate vice president for public safety

Angela Tam, News Contributor
December 21, 2020

Lieutenant Shanon Anderson has been selected to serve as the associate vice president for public safety and the new chief of police for Oregon State University, OSU President F. King Alexander announced...

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