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Firing Lane: Can the mental health crisis be averted with therapy?

Firing Lane: Can the mental health crisis be averted with therapy?

Alexander Banks, Columnist
May 1, 2023

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. High rates of mental illness raise concerns on whether treatment...


Senator Jeff Merkley, and Congresswoman Van Hoyle host a town hall meeting at Crescent Valley High School on Saturday. Community members asked questions about universal healthcare, free education, and upcoming support for small businesses.

Senator Merkley and Congresswoman Hoyle respond to the issues of Benton County residents in joint townhall

Skand S., News Contributor
February 15, 2023

“Get up, vote, get engaged, talk to your elected officials –  know that your voice matters, because there's a group of people that are doing everything they can to let you think that your voice doesn't...

Correction: Katie Kalhars name was originally spelled incorrectly. This issue has been fixed. The Barometer regrets the error. Katie Kalhar (left) talks about why she came to the kick-start STEMINIST meeting that took place on Oct. 16, 2019 in the Student Experience Center. 

Organization for women in STEM fields relaunches

Zoe Sandvigen, News Contributor
October 28, 2019

On Oct. 16, Steminist relaunched their organization in the Student Experience Center in hopes to form a new inclusive community of students.The Steminist were originally created to provide a safe space...

Assistant Professor Naomi Fitter holds a microphone to comedy robot Jon the Robot.

Oregon State University professor uses entertainment robot to educate

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
April 29, 2019

Oregon State University’s robots are learning to perform comedy, and researchers like Naomi Fitter, assistant professor for the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, are using...

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Al-Mulla: Screen-Time Generation

Ramzy Al-Mulla, Columnist
November 19, 2018

Growing up, some of the most gratifying events were when my parents granted me access to some new way to use the internet. I remember the excitement of making my first email account, and how great it was...

Society of Black Engineers

STEM students develop National Society of Black Engineers chapter

Jada Krening, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics students of color who may have experienced the uncomfortable pressure of a classroom full of stares, like engineering student Mar’quis Bryant-Morgan,...

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No more fear, robots are here

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
October 21, 2018

From ‘Terminator’ to ‘Westworld,’ artificial intelligence has developed a negative reputation amongst the American public. AI and robotics expert, assistant professor at Oregon State University...

The VR experience

Club founder thinks ‘the world is ready’ for VR tech

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
October 15, 2018

Oregon State University is one of the few universities with a virtual reality and augmented reality club on campus.Virtual reality is a technology that allows the user to be completely immersed into another...

OSU Service Desk changes location

Dr. Jon Dorbolo Ask Dr. Tech
September 26, 2016

If there’s something strange in your technology and it don’t look good, who you gonna call?  If you are at OSU the best answer is; Service Desk.You now have a single-point-of-contact for direct assistance...

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