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Second-year psychology major Sophia Fischer relaxes while wearing a facemask and cucumbers to soothe her mind while preparing for finals week at her home on March 9. It is important for students to take time for themselves to cool off and calm down, especially during the winter months which can be dark and dreary, physically and mentally.

The Way of Things: Healthy coping mechanisms can help students make it through the school year

Zeva Rosenbaum, Columnist
April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. As we begin another term, burnout already hangs around the...

A Corvallis Transit System bus on route 5 in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 2. CTS Route 5 has two main stretches that run along Kings Boulevard and Monroe Avenue, servicing the northside of Oregon State University and the Monroe Avenue businesses.

OSU, Corvallis transit options could be first step in student housing search

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
March 9, 2022

AS OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY students begin looking for next year's housing, a big question arises: How will they get to campus? Public transit might just be the solution. OSU's Sustainable...

An illustration of a guardian watching over the city of Corvallis, Ore. Corvallis Watch is an Instagram page which seeks to inform users of safety concerns in the Corvallis area.

OSU students find Corvallis Watch Instagram page ‘useful,’ ‘important for public safety’

Corvallis Police Department recommends community members use CPD social media for public safety information
Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
January 3, 2022

With 3,801 followers, the Corvallis Watch Instagram account has garnered a dedicated following of Corvallis, Ore. community members, especially Oregon State University students looking to stay...

An illustration of three graduating high schoolers. The Corvallis School District, beginning with the class of 2025, will be changing the way it recognizes its high school graduates at commencement.

Corvallis School District changing graduation recognition in line with ‘core values’

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

The Corvallis School District is set to do away with traditional recognitions for graduating seniors as they move to expand new measures of success, beginning with the class of 2025.  Families were...

Chairman of the CSB, Sami Al-Abdrabbuh, poses for the camera before a school board meeting on Nov. 18. Videos of the school board meetings can be found on the CSD website.

CSD implements series of new ‘motivating’ institutional changes

Adia Wolters, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

The Corvallis School District commenced the 2021-22 school year with a series of new institutional changes in response to the COV- ID-19 pandemic and community movements for social reforms. Some...

Oregon State University students return to campus and Corvallis, Ore. residents and businesses respond to the influx of population in the city. Approximately 20,000 OSU students call Corvallis home each year.

Benton County and City of Corvallis optimistic about student population influx

Local experts encourage mask-wearing and vaccination against COVID-19
Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

As leaves begin to fall in Corvallis, Ore., preparing for fresh beginnings, thousands of students have arrived on campus to pursue new growth in their lives amidst a pandemic. Students’...

Students attending school in the Corvallis School District return to in-person instruction this fall with new COVID-19 health screening protocols in place.
CSD will utilize an app called Safety iPass to collect data regarding COVID-19 transmission among students and staff.

CSD enforces new COVID-19 protocols for school year, parents adapt

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

Students in the Corvallis School District get to attend in-person instruction this year due to new COVID-19 protocols put in place by the school board. As COVID-19 rates in Benton...

An incoming student carrying a suitcase and entering a dorm during Oregon State University’s first day of move-in on Sept. 19. The incoming class will be the first group of freshman to experience in-person learning since OSU announced in-person plans for the 2021-22 academic year.

Students are back at OSU after a year at home

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Students are now officially back on campus, but in-person class and activity guidelines made in response to COVID-19 will introduce many changes to the Oregon State University community. Among...

Oregon State University students returned to campus Sept. 22 for in-person classes and activities. Faculty members express what they look forward to once classes start after a year and a half of remote learning.

Faculty, staff serve as pillars of strength for students as in-person classes return to OSU

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

With the start of fall term, thousands of people are finally able to learn, live and teach at Oregon State University. Triumphantly returning alongside the students are hundreds of their professors,...

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Student on the Internet: What are your thoughts or concerns about campus reopening for fall term?

Tam Tong, News Contributor
April 20, 2021

Tuan Nguyen (he/him)Senior student in mechanical engineering “I will be graduating after summer term. So, talking about coming back to a regular schedule in fall term this year, I think it's a good...

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Letter to the Editor: We want a board that represents our strong desire for racial and gender justice

Dave Toler
March 30, 2021

While some may think the resignation of King Alexander is a final victory for women's justice, a serious problem still remains: a horribly tone deaf OSU Board of Trustees that is clearly far out of touch...

Located in the MU ballroom there is free testing for students which is required for some people weekly. Testing can be important to sign up so you know you and others are safe.

TRACE OSU requires on-campus residents to test weekly for COVID-19, encourages all students to sign up for testing

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
March 8, 2021

Oregon State University informed students that all on-campus residents are required to be tested weekly by TRACE OSU for COVID-19.  According to an email sent out by University Housing and Dining Services...

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