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The Daily Barometer

The Daily Barometer

The Daily Barometer

This is a collaboration with the Corvallis Advocate and Linn Benton Community Colleges The Commuter that highlights the histories of local news outlets. 

The Daily Barometer, serving OSU since 1896

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

The College Barometer’s name was chosen as a nod to intense college spirit, the importance of student opinions and pressure of faculty legislation at Oregon Agricultural College in the 19th century.Started...

Former Daily Barometer assistant director and ad manager, Kami Hammerschmith, shares memories of her experience with The Baro. Founded in 1896, The Daily Barometer has been operated by student journalists determined to report the stories that matter most to the Oregon State University community.

From ‘ragtag team’ to winning national awards: the Barometer’s groundbreaking achievements, evolution

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

In The Daily Barometer’s 125 years of history, the newspaper has experienced and published groundbreaking events; from implementing historical changes in the newspaper structure to covering controversial...

A woman walks through the Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) field hospital compound inside the United Nations Protection of Civilians Site near Bentiu, South Sudan. The camp is home to more than 120,000, including many children suffering from severe malnutrition, malaria, tuberculosis and diarrhea.

OSU honors alumnus photojournalist killed in war zone

Jada Krening, News Reporter
April 15, 2019

An exhibition of National Public Radio photojournalist David Gilkey’s work, entitled ‘Reporters Without Borders and Pictures on the Radio present: A Tribute To David Gilkey’, will be on display at...

A timeline outlining significant events in Oregon State Universitys history from 1887 to 2017.

OSU150 celebrates new exhibit

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
February 13, 2018

Oregon Historical Society showcases 150 years of OSU history.The Oregon Historical Society, in conjunction with the OSU150 celebration program, presents the Oregon State University: A Legacy of Transformation...

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