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Alex Dye, a faculty research associate in the OSU College of Forestry, talks about the future of forestry for students at the Peavy Forest Science Center on February 27th, 2024.

OSU research projects doubled wildfires in PNW’s wettest parts by 2035

Jillian Boenisch, News Contributor
April 10, 2024

A team at Oregon State University has conducted research on how the wettest parts of  the Pacific Northwest will be affected by wildfires, showing a doubling of wildfires by 2035. “Really a lot of...

Ella Stout, a fourth-year public health major, discusses the difficulties of being left-handed in a classroom setting at the Valley Library on March 13, 2024.

Students displeased at left-handed desk shortage in classrooms

Sasha Stolasz, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

Sitting down at a desk. Who could have thought something so trivial would have big problems with it? As it turns out, not all desks are created equal. For many left-handed students at Oregon State...

Ecampus ASL student Jaylen Durham (he/him) displays his “sign name” on March 15, 2024, in Corvallis, OR.

Deaf and hard of hearing students speak on their experience at OSU

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

“Just because I can't understand or hear what people are saying, it doesn't make me dumb”. These are the words of Ben Stevens, a third-year student majoring in computer science with a focus in cybersecurity....

Sitting area in the Disabled Student Lounge located in Snell Hall, at Oregon State University.

OSU’s Disabled Student Lounge aims to provide space for students

Thiru Vignesh Manoharan, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

Since its establishment in fall 2022, the Oregon State University Disability Student Lounge has served as a space for students with disabilities and their allies, offering a place for socialization and...

Ettihad Cultural Center Director Zeena Faulk (she/her) poses for a photo on May 15, 2023 inside of Oregon State University’s Ettihad Cultural Center in Corvallis. “I encourage you to come here. It is such a nice atmosphere, and you will feel the warmth,” Faulk said.

Ramadan at OSU: a time of unity, reflection and renewal

Ash Estevan, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
March 25, 2024

As the crescent moon ushered in the sacred month of Ramadan, Oregon State University Muslim students, staff, faculty and community embarked on a journey of spiritual reflection, self-discipline and solidarity. “Ramadan...

OSU Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Financial Aid Keith Raab talks in his offic

Incoming students can expect financial aid offers by May after FAFSA delays

David Li, News Contributor
March 11, 2024

Officials expect that incoming financial aid offers should be given out to incoming students by May 1 following delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid process. According to Oregon State...

Office Administrator for Kidder Hall, Helen Wilhelm, hangs up Vicki Idema’s ‘Miriam Makeba’ clay mask on Feb. 07, 2024

Clay, creativity, and courageous women fill OSU’s The Little Gallery

Avery Myers, News Contributor
March 9, 2024

The faces of various influential women emerge on Oregon State University’s The Little Gallery wall, composed of clay and constructed by regional artist Vicki Idema. From March 5 to April 18, OSU is...

Dr. Massimo Bionaz smiles in front of a cow illustration in his office in Weniger Hall on February 23, 2024. Dr. Bionaz led a research project studying the effects of feeding hemp biomass to cows.

Future cows might be hemp consumers, thanks to OSU researchers

Heidi Kuykendall, News Contributor
March 7, 2024

Oregon State University is home to the largest comprehensive hemp research center in the nation, and researchers have decided it is time to let the cows in on the action. Professor Massimo Bionaz, doctoral...

Performers with the Oregon State University Theatre rehearse for the upcoming play The Learned Ladies

Theater department pulls out big wigs for upcoming performance

Grace Beaver, News Contributor
March 7, 2024

“The Learned Ladies,” Oregon State Theatre’s rendition of Molière’s French classic, premieres Thursday at the Memorial Union Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for students with ID...

OSU to host 18th annual Empty Bowls event

OSU to host 18th annual Empty Bowls event

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
March 6, 2024

It all started in 1990 when a Michigan high school teacher, along with his students, thought of an event to raise money for a food drive. The project spread across the nation as a way to raise money...

Jayathi Murthy pictured in the Student Experience Center Plaza on June 7, 2022 during a reception for her being selected to be Oregon State Universitys 16th president.

President Murthy to co-host International Women’s Day celebration

Max Loew, News Contributor
March 6, 2024

Oregon State University community members can join President Jayathi Murthy and the university’s female leaders in celebrating International Women’s Day, as they honor all women who keep OSU running. On...

Trapped in the Projector: ‘Tis the Season for Oscars at Oregon State

Trapped in the Projector: ‘Tis the Season for Oscars at Oregon State

Ian Carlisle, Columnist
March 5, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is a column and does not reflect the views or opinions of the Daily Barometer On March 10, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be handing out their awards, colloquially...

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