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This illustration depicts a milk carton displaying a search ad for the new OSU president. The search for a new Oregon State University President is still in the process with recent updates.

OSU presidential search to continue with board meeting on May 5

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 4, 2022

The search for Oregon State University’s next president continues with a public session Board of Trustees meeting on May 5 at 1 p.m. over Zoom.  The meeting will consist of determining compensation...

Tuition for OSU is set to increase for next academic year and many students are against that decision. Paying for college is already challenging for many families and the increase could add more stress to students and their financial situation, as depicted in this illustration.

OSU community voices diverse opinions on tuition increase for 2022-23 academic year

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

Oregon State University officials announced another tuition increase for the upcoming academic year, which may impact student finances. According to Becky Johnson, OSU’s interim president, most students...

This illustration depicts a Star of David with candles among a pattern. Every year, Oregon State University observes Holocaust Memorial Week with events, activities, and exhibits.

Holocaust Memorial Week aims to ‘teach young people about the Holocaust’

Sam Misa, News Contributor
April 27, 2022

In its 35th year of programming, Oregon State University’s Holocaust Memorial Week, which will continue until May 3, will feature various speakers giving insight on the Holocaust and its history.  The...

After closing due to the impacts of COVID-19 and University of Housing and Dining Services being short-staffed, North Porch Cafe in the Memorial Union is making a comeback for Spring 2022. This illustration depicts students waiting in line and ordering from the cafe.

North Porch Cafe has reopened with shorter menu, ‘enjoyable work environment’

Emma Coke, News Contributor
March 21, 2022

After being closed for nearly two years due to staffing shortages, North Porch Cafe reopened on March 15 and will operate Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  North Porch, located in the...

This illustration highlights aspects of deforestation, drainage concerns and loss of access. An upcoming public hearing about land use on Jan. 19 is an opportunity to address environmental and access concerns in relation to a proposed housing development in Corvallis, Ore.

Social Addendum: Annexation will become exclusion in Timberhill neighborhood of Corvallis

Christine Castles, Columnist
January 14, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. In the Timberhill area north of Corvallis, Ore. is a 41-acre...

Illustration showing a fire encased in a wine glass; clouds of smoke can be seen in the background. Researchers at the Oregon Wine Research
Institute are currently testing how wildfire smoke can affect the taste of wine.

Vineyards work with OSU researchers to disentangle impacts of wildfire smoke

Extension of OSU, Oregon Wine Research Institute, receives $7.65 million to uncover effects of smoke on wine
Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
November 29, 2021

As wildfires rampaged through Oregon in 2020, the air quality index soared into hazardous territory and smoke flooded the Oregon Coast and Willamette Valley where numerous vineyards reside.  According...

An illustration depicting a dancer twirling in a traditional Folklorico dress. National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates distinct Hispanic cultures from Sept. 15 to Oct 15th.

National Hispanic Heritage Month increases visibility, representation of distinct cultures

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
October 6, 2021

Executive Director of Casa Latinos Unidos Miriam Cummins said it’s “very important to be acknowledged” during National Hispanic Heritage Month, but recognition shouldn’t stop after the month ends. Celebrated...

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