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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The New Health center located on southwest side of campus photographed on May 23.

A one-stop shop for healthcare: Student Health and Samaritan collaborate in new on-campus Health Center, Pharmacy

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
June 5, 2023

Fir wood. Floor-to-ceiling windows. Twelve exam rooms. Open seven days a week. In addition to these features, the new Health Center on Oregon State University’s campus boasts an abundance of natural...

Doug Boysen (left), president and CEO of Samaritan Health Services, gives a speech to introduce the new Health Center after Jayathi Murthy’s speech on May 23 in front of the new center located on the southwest side of campus. The new Health Center is in collaboration with Student Health Services and Samaritan Health Services.

New on-campus health center and pharmacy to open in late June with increased hours

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
May 24, 2023

Next time you’re at a doctor’s appointment on campus, you might also have the perfect vantage point to watch a game at Reser Stadium. Oregon State University’s new Health Center, a collaboration...

Students surround an evangelist preaching in the Memorial Union quad on May 15.

‘Love is love:’ Students band together in opposition to hate speech from religious protester

Katie Livermore and Sukhjot Sal, News Reporters
May 16, 2023

In a mass of handmade signs with phrases such as “love is love” students gathered in the Memorial Union quad surrounding Daniel Lee, a traveling Evangelist with a sign that—in its largest, capitalized...

History major Maddy (far left; preferred not to share last name) and the President of Students for Life Rebecca Lang (far right) share their differing perspectives on the topic surrounding anti-abortion on April 27 in the MU Quad. The Students for Live placed almost 1,000 pink flags to represent the quantity of abortions, globally.

Students for Life sets up anti-abortion “Cemetery of the Unborn” display in MU quad

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
May 2, 2023

Content note: Article contains mention of abortions and related topics. Almost one thousand pink flags stood in the Memorial Union Quad. Joining the flags was the Students for Life club at Oregon...

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Court allows for continued negotiations in 7-Eleven bias assault crime trial until June 21

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
May 31, 2022

After several status updates, Dylan Guido and Kyle Rackley, two of the three suspects allegedly involved in a bias crime assault at a 7-Eleven in Corvallis, Ore. in October, appeared virtually in court...

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‘Considerable’ evidence exists in bias crime case, next court appearance in April

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
March 8, 2022

Suspects involved in an alleged bias assault on a Corvallis, Ore. 7-Eleven employee in October appeared for a remote status check at Benton County Circuit Court on March 8 at 8:30 a.m. Defendants Dylan...

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...

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Update: Next court appearance for Corvallis bias crime assault suspects set for February

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
December 15, 2021

Three suspects involved in an alleged assault on a 7-Eleven employee in October made remote personal court appearances with their attorneys at Benton County Circuit Court on Dec. 14 at 8:30 a.m. Defendants...

Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rani Borkar (left), takes notes at a Board of Trustees meeting in the Horizon room of the Memorial Union on Oct. 8. The Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 8 was the one during which the search for OSUs next president was said to begin in November.

Presidential search committee members announced, search for presidential candidates to begin soon

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
November 20, 2021

The members of Oregon State University’s presidential search committee have been named and the search for candidates will begin in December with an opportunity for community members to meet finalist...

First-year political science student Nabila Hersi shares her thoughts about sustainability practices and experience in Waste Watchers. Waste Watchers is a group run by Campus Recycling, whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at Oregon State University by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action and empowerment of future leaders.

OSU sustainability clubs celebrate Earth Day, aim to help university reach carbon neutral goal

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Waste Watchers is just one of the dozens of sustainability clubs at Oregon State University fighting to save the environment.Nabila Hersi, a first-year political science student minoring in sustainability...

Member of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Katlyn Varney prepares grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge on OSUs Corvallis campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has risen among the Corvallis community.

OSU research shows increase in food insecurity during pandemic; HSRC urges students to apply for SNAP

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 29, 2021

Two Oregon State University professors are conducting the first campus-wide assessment of food insecurity, and expect their research findings to highlight the rate of OSU students experiencing food insecurity...

This graph shows the estimated cost increases to Oregon State Universitys Corvallis campus Education & General budget. The University Budget Committee will be holding weekly tuition forums through March 11. 

University Budget Committee recommends ‘modest tuition raise’ for next academic year

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 8, 2021

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees has stated they expected tuition to increase from between 2% to 5% a year. The University Budget Committee will be holding weekly tuition forums until March...

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