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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...

This photo illustration shows a radio microphone and beaver apparel. With the growth and credibility of OMN moving at an exponential rate, the resources and size of OMN has also grown.

From The Barometer 125 years ago to OMN today: History of media at OSU

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

Correction: Assistant Director of Student Media Steven Sandberg's title was incorrect and this has been corrected. Information attributed to Sandberg regarding the formation of OMN has been changed to...

Fresh food lies spread across a cutting board. 

Johnson: Social value of cooking must be recognized

Lexi Johnson, Columnist
November 12, 2019

Preparing meals for yourself and your loved ones is much more than merely providing for them. It is also an important altruistic practice that nurtures us on a sociological level. The common custom of...

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Daarstad: Glass ceiling still needs to be broken

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
November 12, 2019

Women have struggled to attain leadership positions, currently and historically, even though they are qualified.  The limitations that people have placed on women’s characteristics have caused a culture...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

OSU responds to student’s arrest by Oregon State Police, in which some say excessive force was used

Delaney Shea, Editor-in-Chief
October 15, 2019

Oregon State University has released a statement regarding the recent arrest of a student in which the Oregon State Police used what some are calling excessive force.OSP contracts with OSU to provide traffic...

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Daarstad: Impeachment: Protecting Democracy

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
October 7, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives is doing the right thing by starting an impeachment inquiry.This is the correct pathway to impeachment due to the accusations against President Donald Trump. Abuse of...

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Johnson: Meditation improves mental health, social health

Lexi Johnson, Columnist
October 6, 2019

The widespread benefits of incorporating a regular meditation practice into a daily routine has the power to grant us more control over stressful events, while promoting healthier mental habits overall. Our...

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Letter from the Editor: ‘Silence is a disservice’

Marcus Trinidad, Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
June 10, 2019

Navigating the world can be difficult and cruel. As an editor and person of color, it is better defined as unforgiving. I used to try to dismiss comments that questioned the integrity of my reporting...

Community members peruse booths at the 2018 Beyond Earth Day Community Fair. 

OSU’s 2019 Beyond Earth Day celebration includes range of events

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
April 19, 2019

Beyond Earth Day, Oregon State University’s annual Earth Day celebration, returns this week, complete with events ranging from Keynote speaker presentations, service projects and trivia nights, to the...

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Couples balancing school, relationships make time for Valentine’s Day

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
February 14, 2019

As Oregon State University students begin to shift into study-intensive mode in preparation for midterms, some couples, who met on campus, also have Valentine’s Day to get ready for. For many of these...

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Recommended deadline approaches for ScholarDollars online search portal

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
January 24, 2019

ScholarDollars, an online search and application tool for Oregon State University scholarships, launched Nov. 1, 2018 with a goal of connecting students to potential sources of funding.Colleen Conniff,...

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Government shutdown affects OSU research funding, government assistance programs

Jada Krening, News Reporter
January 22, 2019

To date, the current government shutdown is longest in the history of the United States, lasting a total of 33 days and impacting individuals across the nation, and right here at Oregon State University.Consequently,...

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