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Third-year Marine Studies major and Leadership Liaison for the Pride Center Marin Monteith wipes the rain away from the Queer History Month signs located throughought the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 21. Monteith is in charge of posting and taking down of the signs alongside the rest of their Pride Center peers.

‘Queer Joy’ timeline walk celebrates the close of Queer History Month

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 27, 2021

Oregon State University's Pride Center celebrates triumphs in queer history with a campus timeline walk displayed throughout campus Monday through Friday until Oct. 31. The Pride Center, one of OSU’s...

This illustration depicts a town hall meeting at Oregon State University. The Board of Trustees are gathered as multiple hands are raised in the room.

OSU Board of Trustees begins new presidential search, encourages community engagement

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 24, 2021

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the process of searching for the university’s next president with increased transparency and opportunities for student and community engagement. In...

Participants of the last Multicultural Alumni and Friends Tailgater on Oct. 12, 2019 mingle in front of the Centro Cultural César Chávez before the Homecoming football game. Last years Multicultural Tailgater was canceled due to COVID-19 so many people are excited to be gathering in person for this celebration again.

Multicultural tailgater event to be hosted Homecoming weekend

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
October 18, 2021

Correction: Suzanne Phillips' name has been updated so that her name is spelled correctly in this article. In a previous version, her name was incorrectly spelled 'Suzane.' Oregon State University leaders...

Students eat, study and gather together in the Memorial Union lounge on the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus on Oct. 8. With higher enrollment numbers among the general student population as well as students of color, study spots such as the MU are often crowded.

OSU continues to grow student population and diversity

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
October 17, 2021

Oregon State University’s student population has reached record high numbers entering the new school year in both the size and diversity of students attending.  The unofficial count of students across...

Brenton Snyder

Student on the Street: What has your experience been like being back on campus, and what are you most looking forward to this upcoming term and year?

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
October 16, 2021

Brenton Snyder (he/him) First-year business major “It’s weird because I haven't been in a classroom in two years. COVID-19 ruined my whole senior year of high school, but I don’t think...

Oak Creek, a 3.5 long tributary of Marys River in Corvallis, Ore., sits still on a brisk morning on Oct. 3. Oak Creek has a significant impact on the local environment but human pollution has warmed the water temperature and affected the various organisms that live in it.

On Oak Creek, ‘what we do upstream affects downstream’

Ashton McCracken , News Contributor
October 15, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that baptisms in Oak Creek were performed by Euro-American settlers. A previous version incorrectly stated that these baptisms were done by the Kalapuya tribe. Oak...

Brett Tyler, an OSU professor, was arrested on Oct. 7 for fugitive charges from the state of Virginia. Tyler will be an official employee until Nov. 30, though his resignation is effective immediately.

OSU professor arrested on fugitive charges, search being conducted for replacement

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to say that Tyler resigned on Oct. 13. A previous version of this story stated Tyler had been terminated.  An Oregon State University professor and researcher...

An Oregon State University student holds two signs reading “The Audacity” and “No Uterus No Opinion” at an anti-abortion demonstration that took place on Oct. 12. After anti-abortion group Tiny Heartbeat Ministries appeared on campus, pro-choice students began their own counter protest. (Content Warning: other photos in gallery feature graphic photos)

Anti-abortion demonstration faces pro-choice opposition on OSU campus

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 13, 2021

*Content warning: mentions of abortion and descriptive imagery. At about 9 a.m. on Tuesday, an anti-abortion demonstration started at Oregon State University, taking place until 1:30 p.m. when supporters...

Even with classes back in person, parts of Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus are still under construction as of Oct. 7. Many of these construction projects are being done in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

Castles: Campus construction is a reminder to prioritize sustainable development

Christine Castles, Columnist
October 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. If you walk around Oregon State University’s Corvallis,...

Sophie Holden

Student on the Street: How do you feel about the threat of wildfires in Oregon and the wildfire expert panel hosted by OSU?

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
October 11, 2021

Sophie Holden (she/her) second-year marketing major “I believe in [the threat of wildfires] for sure. I evacuated from where we lived in Clackamas for two weeks. I accepted losing the house....

Board of Trustees members listen to community member concerns during a board meeting on Friday inside the Memorial Union. Many of the community members spoke about environmental concerns and a lack of communication with the board.

OSU Board of Trustees announces potential board members, discusses high enrollment

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
October 9, 2021

An Oregon State University faculty member, a student and a staff member are among five candidates who have been nominated to serve on the Board of Trustees.  In a meeting on Friday, Rani Borkar, chair...

Off the Quad in the Memorial Union remains closed to diners on Oct. 4. For now the popular restaurant is only open for delivery and mobile orders.

Understaffing at MU causes long lines

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
October 8, 2021

Since in-person classes have resumed, restaurant closures and understaffing in Oregon State University’s Memorial Union have caused line buildups, but as more restaurants reopen, these lines are beginning...

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