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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Fifth-year saxophonist Mayri Ross (she/they) poses with her saxophone on OSU campus on August 16. Ross shows excitement with her instrument as she is passionate about Marching Band.

Amid PAC-12 realignment, OSU Marching Band members confident for program’s future

Wes Flow, News Reporter
August 28, 2023

For more than a century, the Oregon State University Marching Band has played the sounds of celebration. Even the most casual Beaver fan can more likely than not hum along to “Hail to Old OSU,”...

Contributed by Oregon State University Transportation Services

Reser Stadium parking lots closed for repair work

Wes Flow, News Reporter
July 20, 2023

Parts of the Reser Stadium parking lot will be closed for repair work by Oregon State University Transportation Services, beginning today and running until Saturday. According to an email from Transportation...

An attendee at the 2nd Annual Malaise Invitational car show in Philomath, Ore. peruses a set of cars on June 24. The car show is open to cars manufactured between the years 1972-1995.

2nd Annual Malaise Invitational draws attendees from across state, cars from across time

Wes Flow, News Reporter
June 27, 2023

To many, the lines of cars that filled a field northwest of Philomath may have looked like a used car lot from years gone by. For the attendees of the 2nd Annual Malaise Invitational, however, they represented...

CTS weekend service to make limited comeback

CTS weekend service to make limited comeback

Wes Flow, News Reporter
May 2, 2023

Corvallis Transit Service will be resuming weekend bus service on limited CTS and Philomath Connection routes, according to the CTS website. The increased service will mean: Hourly service for...

Corvallis’ Capital Improvement Plan heading into May budget vote

Corvallis’ Capital Improvement Plan heading into May budget vote

Wes Flow, News Reporter
April 10, 2023

The Corvallis Budget Commission will vote in May on recommending the city approve its budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year; this includes projects laid out in the city’s Capital Improvement Plan. The...

Weniger Hall tenants prepare for demolition

Weniger Hall tenants prepare for demolition

Wes Flow, News Reporter
April 4, 2023

In the fall of 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis was at its peak, China and India were at war, and, according to that day’s Daily Barometer, Oregon State University was dedicating its newest building on...

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...

Katie Barber poses as she removes her mask on Tuesday, March 14 in Corvallis. The last remaining mask mandate in Oregon, which requires them to be worn in health care settings, will be lifted on April 3.

Masks welcome, not required

Oregon set to lift mask mandate in healthcare settings
Wes Flow, News Reporter
March 15, 2023

Next time you’re in a doctor’s office, you may see many of the things one would expect to be there: needles, stethoscopes and blood pressure cuffs, among others. The one thing that may be missing is...

A photo illustration depicting supplies and food for an earthquake taken on Feb. 19. Preparation for an earthquake is important for limiting injuries as well as reducing the chances of hazardous situations.

‘Earthquakes can happen anytime, anywhere:’ What can OSU do to prepare?

Wes Flow, News Reporter
March 6, 2023

While an earthquake would shake up life on campus and in Corvallis, OSU experts said the risks posed to both people and structures can be mitigated with effective preparations. The Danger According...

Program Coordinator Clack Chesshir (they/he) sits and does work at their desk at Oregon State University, Feb 13. The Beavs Volunteer team at Community Engagement & Leadership work to deliver an engaging experience that will build community leadership skills.

Volunteer opportunities abound for OSU students looking to get involved in the community

Wes Flow, News Reporter
March 6, 2023

Whether volunteering is a new year’s resolution you haven’t gotten around to yet, or you’re just looking to get outside this spring, several Corvallis organizations are currently looking for volunteers. Corvallis...

A student waits for their bus at the bus stop on Monroe and Kings, Nov 29. CTS routes 1, 3, 5, 7, and 8 pass through this stop, meaning that you can make it here from most areas of Corvallis without having to switch buses.

For students living off-campus, Corvallis-area bus networks provide several commuting options

Wes Flow, News Contributor
February 28, 2023

Students looking to rent in or around Corvallis have many factors to consider, but one factor to pay close attention to is transportation – how to navigate from home to campus and around town.   While...

Taxonomist at the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University, Lincoln Best, shows new Pollinator Pariside License Plate cut out on paper Feb. 1. This is the first license plate in Oregon with a bee research initiative.

Oregon drivers: bee on the lookout for the state’s newest license plate

Wes Flow, News Contributor
February 27, 2023

Coming soon to a car near you: Oregon’s new “Pollinator Paradise” license plate, which supports bee research being conducted at Oregon State University.   Funds raised by the plate will...

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