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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Affirmative action ruling will not affect Oregon State University admissions’ decision making

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
June 30, 2023

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to ban race-based decisions in college admissions on July 29, Oregon State University officials confirmed the Affirmative Action ruling will have no effect on the admissions...

Shanon Anderson, Steve Clark, and Paul Odenthal pose together in Corvallis, Ore on Friday, April 21. The trio spoke on Friday about what to do in the case of an active threat on the Oregon State campus.

OSU pushes personal initiative to prepare for an active threat

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
May 1, 2023

Trigger Warning - story contains mention of gun violence.  Amidst the current mass-shooting epidemic, your personal engagement and preparedness may save a life.  Oregon State University’s administration...

A photo illustration depicts an iPad with money surrounding it taken on Feb. 14. Ecampus classes are typically more expensive per credit than in-person classes for students who are Oregon residents, however, ecampus courses are cheaper per credit than in person classes for out of state students.

OSU Ecampus classes more expensive for Oregon residents, but at what cost?

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
March 6, 2023

Carisa Womack-Hakala is no stranger to online classes — COVID-19 broke out during her junior year of high school, causing her school to go fully online — but now she feels as though she is “missing...

The front of the Pharmacy Building on March 1 on Oregon State University’s campus in Corvallis. OSU plans to appeal a recent verdict which ruled in favor of former Dean of the College of Pharmacy Grace Kuo, who claims she was unjustly demoted.

Former OSU college of pharmacy dean wins misconduct lawsuit, university plans to appeal

Nino Paoli and Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
March 1, 2023

Clarification: A previous version of this article incorrectly included a statement that was quoted rather than paraphrased. The Barometer has clarified this as of 9:10 p.m. and regrets the error.  Oregon...

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OSU is paying entire 1% contribution to Paid Leave Oregon’s fund but not all are eligible

Skand S., News Contributor
December 20, 2022

OSU will start implementing Paid Leave Oregon, a new program from the State of Oregon that allows individuals to take paid leaves during situations impacting their families or their health and safety. The...

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Steve Clark announces retirement after over a decade long career at OSU

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
December 12, 2022

After 11 years as the Vice President of University Relations and Marketing position, Steve Clark has announced his plan to retire on July 1, 2023.  Oregon State University President, Jayathi Y. Murthy,...

A rendered aerial view of the Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex to be built on the north end of OSUs campus near SW Memorial Place and Monroe St.

Oregon State University’s second philanthropic campaign raises one billion dollars

The Baro Staff
October 15, 2022

One billion dollars—a year’s in-state tuition at Oregon State University for over 80 thousand students—have already been committed by over 56,000 donors during OSU’s second philanthropic campaign. OSU’s...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president. Murthy was unanimously elected by the OSU Board of Trustees on June 7, and began the position as president on Sept. 9, 2022.

‘The student is the heart of our operation’ says Murthy

Hayden Lohr, Campus Editor
September 19, 2022

The Oregon State University president reaffirmed the focus on the student and OSU as a land grant institution at a press conference on Monday Sept. 12. Murthy assumed office on Friday Sept. 9, before...

OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 26, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced this week that millions of American borrowers would receive substantial student debt forgiveness. OSU students and alumni can expect to benefit from this decision. According...

Construction is underway on the east side of Reser Stadium where Student Health Services will be relocated to the Oregon State University Wellness Clinic for future use. Student Health Services and the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will both move out of Plageman Hall and be separated from each other.

Student Health Services, Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center to move out of Plageman Hall

Emma Coke, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

In the fall of 2023, Oregon State University’s Student Health Services, which is currently housed within Plageman Hall, will move to the southeast side of Reser Stadium.  SHS moving to Reser Stadium...

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees discusses salary of the future OSU President on May 5 during a public Zoom meeting. The Board is working through presidential applicants and this Zoom meeting is another step in the process of finding the finalists for the position.

OSU Board of Trustees meets to discuss presidential compensation, finalist fee reimbursement

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 6, 2022

On May 5, members of Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees convened to discuss compensation for the next president and vote on fee reimbursement for finalist candidates. While the board met...

This illustration depicts a milk carton displaying a search ad for the new OSU president. The search for a new Oregon State University President is still in the process with recent updates.

OSU presidential search to continue with board meeting on May 5

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

The search for Oregon State University’s next president continues with a public session Board of Trustees meeting on May 5 at 1 p.m. over Zoom.  The meeting will consist of determining compensation...

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