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Photo courtesy of Adriene Koett-Cronn, photo taken by Mark Farley.

Tsunami drill prepares Oregon coast in event of ‘The Big One’

Emma Coke, News Reporter
July 12, 2023

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center recently hosted a tsunami evacuation drill to encourage Newport residents to re-evaluate or establish evacuation plans in the event of "The Big...

The statue of Dick Fosbury, who died on Sunday, located outside of Dixon Recreation Center, pictured on March 14. Fosbury, an OSU alum, won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City with his revolutionary high jump technique dubbed the “Fosbury Flop.”

OSU track & field icon Dick Fosbury, who forever changed the high jump, dies at 76

Ryan Harlan and Wes Flow, Sports Writer and News Reporter
March 16, 2023

Richard “Dick” Fosbury, the Oregon State University alum whose high-flying, hard-flopping high jump heroics won him an Olympic gold medal and two NCAA titles, has passed away at 76.  In a statement...

(Left) Happy Mason playing Ronda Mackey, opposite to Danielle White playing pregnant woman 3. Both Mason and White play multiple characters in Roe.

Despite facing challenges to find a cast – Roe is all set to play!

Skand S., News Contributor
February 21, 2023

“Two Women. Multiple Truths. One Landmark Supreme Court Case.”  This is the tagline for the play “Roe that is ready to show after a rough search for a cast starting Feb 24. to Mar. 5 at The Majestic...

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Corvallis annual Beatlesfest returns this Friday following three year hiatus

Katie Livermore, Reporter
January 12, 2023

The Corvallis Folklore Society will hold its annual Beatlesfest for the first time in three and a half years this Friday at the First United Methodist Church. According to Mark Weiss, Coordinator for...

OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

OSU leadership supportive of student-loan debt relief

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 26, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced this week that millions of American borrowers would receive substantial student debt forgiveness. OSU students and alumni can expect to benefit from this decision. According...

Nearly 75 monkeypox cases in Oregon; how to stay informed, get tested

Nearly 75 monkeypox cases in Oregon; how to stay informed, get tested

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

The World Health Association has declared Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, as the virus continues to spread across the United States and in five counties in Oregon.  As...

Beavers fall in the Corvallis Super Regional opener

Ryan Harlan, Sports Contributor
June 12, 2022

Poor communication on defense and offensive inconsistencies had Oregon State Beaver Baseball unable to hold onto their early lead over the Auburn Tigers, losing 7-5 in game 1 of the Corvallis Super...

Paige Orals on May 24, a second year student at Oregon State University works in Dixon Recreation Center. She is one of many employees who will get a boost to a 15$ wage this July.

Social Addendum: I’m getting a raise and you deserve one too

Christine Castles, Columnist
June 6, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon’s minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour...

Construction is underway on the east side of Reser Stadium where Student Health Services will be relocated to the Oregon State University Wellness Clinic for future use. Student Health Services and the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will both move out of Plageman Hall and be separated from each other.

Student Health Services, Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center to move out of Plageman Hall

Emma Coke, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

In the fall of 2023, Oregon State University’s Student Health Services, which is currently housed within Plageman Hall, will move to the southeast side of Reser Stadium.  SHS moving to Reser Stadium...

Bikes locked on the bike rack near the Student Experience Center at Oregon State University on May 31. Bikes are a common way to travel campus and ZAP encourages more people to bike for sustainability and health reasons.

ZAP biking aims to encourage students to bike more through prizes and competition incentive

Hayden Lohr, News Reporter
June 6, 2022

ZAP biking is an on-campus service at Oregon State University that, since COVID-19 quarantine is over for most, is now trying to increase awareness and encourage more people to bike to and around campus.  ZAP...

Studio Art major Lee Niemi poses inside the Pride Center at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. on May 17. Niemi is a student worker at the OSU Pride Center which celebrated its 20th year anniversary last year.

“The most powerful sense of relief I’ve felt in my life:” Trans Pride Center representative discusses LGBTQIA+ life

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

Lee Niemi, a community relations representative at the Oregon State University Pride Center, said he joined the queer community after learning most people didn’t feel the same way as him.  “I’ve...

OSU senior Lily Noling poses in front of the Oregon State sign in her regalia attire on May 26. Noling will be graduating June 11 with a Bachelor of Science in the College of Business, majoring in marketing.

Soon-to-be OSU graduates look towards future as commencement approaches

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

With Oregon State University’s Commencement taking place in-person again this year, students voice their appreciation for the years they spent gaining valuable experience in college. Soon-to-be graduated...

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