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Let’s reminisce: ‘Who’s number one now?’

Let’s reminisce: ‘Who’s number one now?’

Aiden Kiichle, Sports Contributor
April 24, 2024

Most people have heard the recent news of former NFL and University of Southern California running back OJ Simpson’s passing.  While he had a historic run with USC in 1967, he did hit one roadblock...

Jada Hurley (left) and Abby Buckley embrace after finishing first and second in the women’s 100 meter race at the OSU PNW Invite at Whyte Track on March 16, 2024.

OSU Track and Field breaks records in indoor season

Audrey Anderson, Sports Contributor
April 8, 2024

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to a more recent version of the original story published on March 11. This year has seen Oregon State athletic teams excel across all sides of sports. Oregon...

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Game of Beliefs: Unraveling superstitions in sports

Fox Perez, Sports Contributor
December 4, 2023

From wearing lucky socks to following pre-game rituals, superstitions have woven themselves into the fabric of sporting culture, often playing a pivotal role in the mindset of athletes. Superstitions...

This illustration is meant to represent students who are wearing their masks during home beaver games at Reser Stadium. While the Oregon State University requires masks to be worn in outdoor spaces where physical distancing is not possible, some students have taken off their masks in Reser Stadium during football games.

Clairmont: OSU athletics fails to enforce student mask policies

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
October 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. Oregon State University’s lack of mask enforcement at...

Maija Linh Teona Pham, OSU PERIOD club president in front of the Memorial Union.

OSU clubs transition back to in-person activities

Cara Nixon, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Associated Students of Oregon State University President Dhru Patel said one of the most difficult obstacles the pandemic created was disabling the club’s ability to provide in-person resources. Examples...

Nathan Burns and the rest of the Oregon State Beavs return to the dugout after a hard inning against University of Oregon Ducks on March 13, 2021. Burns was the 561st overall draft pick and was selected by the Los Angeles Angels.

Four Beavers drafted into MLB teams

Isabelle Taylor, Sports Contributor
August 14, 2021

The 2021 Major League Baseball draft saw four Oregon State University Baseball players sign with professional teams after stellar collegiate careers. Beaver Baseball players Kevin Abel, Chase Watkins,...

Laura Berg, head coach of the OSU Softball team, can be seen on the field. In Tokyo in July, Berg won silver in the 2020 Olympics—her fifth Olympic medal. 

Beaver Softball head coach, signees have successful Olympic run

Isabelle Taylor, Sports Contributor
August 14, 2021

Oregon State Softball Head Coach Laura Berg earned her fifth Olympic medal during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (delayed to 2021 due to the pandemic), while 2021 Beaver signee Tarni Stepto made her Olympic...

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Lauren Sinacola announced as new women’s soccer head coach

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 4, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers Women’s Soccer team has announced Lauren Sinacola as the new head coach of the team following former Coach Matt Kagan’s resignation in May. Sinacola joins the Beavers from...

The Oregon State Gymnastics team reacting to their teams performance on the floor at the NCAA Regional Finals at Gill Coliseum on April 6, 2019. Due to new NCAA policy, student-athletes can now profit from their name, image and likeness.

Student-athletes to have ability to make money off their names starting July

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 1, 2021

Oregon State University student athletes will be able to make money off of their fame without losing NCAA eligibility following the signing of a bill in Oregon and the NCAA’s interim NIL—name, image,...

Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to keep students and faculty safe.

Working out at Dixon Recreation comes with public health regulations, social distancing

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 14, 2020

Correction: Brian Hustoles' name was spelt incorrectly on two instances. These corrections have been made.Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to...


Luther: Without sports, I love them even more

I can’t remember my first OSU sporting event. That’s not to say it wasn’t memorable. It’s just that the games and days and years start to run together. Especially considering my first football...

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