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Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler will be an official employee until Nov. 30, though his resignation is effective immediately.

OSU professor arrested on fugitive charges, search being conducted for replacement

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that Tyler resigned on Oct. 13. A previous version of this story stated Tyler had been terminated.  An Oregon State University professor and researcher...

Board of Trustees members listen to community member concerns during a board meeting on Friday inside the Memorial Union. Many of the community members spoke about environmental concerns and a lack of communication with the board.

OSU Board of Trustees announces potential board members, discusses high enrollment

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 9, 2021

An Oregon State University faculty member, a student and a staff member are among five candidates who have been nominated to serve on the Board of Trustees.  In a meeting on Friday, Rani Borkar, chair...

Scott Vignos stands before an Oregon State University sign near the Kerr Administration building, where the Office of Institutional Diversity is located. Vignos is now leading the OID as the new interim vice president and chief diversity officer as of Sept. 20.

Scott Vignos chosen to lead OSU inclusion and diversity office

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
September 23, 2021

Scott Vignos, named as the new Oregon State University interim vice president and chief diversity officer, will head the Office of Institutional Diversity as of Sept. 20. Since October 2015, Vignos...

This illustration shows two students worrying over available housing. Currently, new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused the dissipation of Oregon State University’s on-campus co-ops, making it so finding off-campus communal housing remains an obstacle for female students.

Clairmont: Lack of co-op housing options disproportionately affects OSU’s female students

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. While new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused...

A photo illustration representing the COVID-19 vaccine and a representation of the COVID-19 virus’ structure. Unvaccinated staff and faculty now have to get weekly tests in hopes to minimize the spread of the virus. 

Weekly COVID-19 testing to be required for unvaccinated OSU community

Cara Nixon, City Editor
September 1, 2021

Oregon State University announced that beginning Sept. 15 and until further notice, unvaccinated university employees and students will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.OSU’s vaccination requirement,...

Corvallis, Ore. residents awaiting and receiving COVID-19 vaccinations inside of Reser Stadium on the Oregon State University campus in February. On May 4, OSU leaders announced the universitys decision to require students and employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine to participate in on-campus activities and instruction.

OSU planning to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall term

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 6, 2021

Oregon State University is planning to implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement beginning in the fall of 2021 for students and employees who engage onsite at OSU.Previously, on April 23, OSU announced...

Edward Feser, OSU provost, has been appointed interim president until an acting president can be appointed. In addition to being provost, Feser is a professor of public policy. 

Oregon State University’s acting president, administration dispute whistleblower lawsuit

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Acting Oregon State University President Edward Feser and other OSU administrators dispute allegations that the university violated anti-discrimination and whistleblower laws.Grace Kuo, a professor and...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Petition to change OSU donor practices circulating

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Oregon State University staff and faculty created a petition calling for the university to change their donor practices in response to the $50 million donation earmarked for Reser Stadium’s renovation.Former...

The Beavers take the field following the honoring of seniors for their matchup versus ASU on Nov. 16 in Reser Stadium. 

PAC-12 Conference announces cancelation of athletics through 2020

By: Michael Eubanks, Sports Contributor & Brady Akins
August 11, 2020

The PAC-12 Conference announced on Tuesday their intention to delay all athletic competition through the end of the calendar year in an effort to keep student-athletes safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.A...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 creates financial strain on OSU Athletics

It is safe to say the recent global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has affected all of our lives immensely. Whether it be losing a job, cancelling a trip, or having remote gatherings, we have all...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

UPDATE: OSU transitions to online finals, classes where possible; student reactions mixed

Jaycee Kalama, News Editor | Max Hatala
March 11, 2020

Oregon State University announced Wednesday that it will conduct winter term finals remotely, and teach courses remotely during spring term until further notice, where possible. Faculty will be able to...

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