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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The new Benton County Mental Health Clinic starts construction in downtown Corvallis on April 18 2024.

Benton County Crisis Center to expand reach, will be open 24 hours

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
May 6, 2024

Now more than ever, people are seeking mental health care; demand for support has been on the rise for years, particularly following the COVID-19 pandemic, and Benton County is working to meet that demand. Ricky...

Countering addiction with recognition that mental health care is a basic human need

Countering addiction with recognition that ‘mental health care is a basic human need’

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
May 6, 2024

Content warning: this article contains mentions of addiction, treatment and drugs. Addiction affects millions of people in the United States every year––46.8 million Americans struggled with a substance...

Students at Oregon State University hold an Iftar and vigil on April 8, 2024.

‘Faith, resilience and unwavering determination:’ OSU students hold Iftar, vigil in support of Palestine

Zeva Rosenbaum and Abdulla Al-Hammadi
April 11, 2024

Almost seven years ago since their founding, Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights hosted an iftar and vigil on campus in support of the Palestinian people.  The event consisted of two parts:...

OSU interdisciplinary arts center PRAx opens doors after century-long wait

OSU interdisciplinary arts center PRAx opens doors after century-long wait

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 9, 2024

The first proposal for an arts building at OSU came in 1909; now, 115 years later, The Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Performing Arts (PRAx, for short) is the culmination of that dream.   “We’re...

Oregon State student Jenna White stands in front of the MU in Corvallis OR on Mar 13 2024.

Accessing accessibility: students seeking accommodations face disconnect with DAS

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
April 8, 2024

Imagine that a freshman student arrives on campus for their first year and applies for Oregon State University Disability Access Services accommodations for a neurological disability. Easy, right? But...

Public suicide at 28th and Van Buren, aftermath witnessed by student

Public suicide at 28th and Van Buren, aftermath witnessed by student

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 12, 2024

Editor's note: This story contains mention of suicide which may be harmful to some readers. If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, consult Counseling and Psychological Services’...

Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting on Highland Drive

Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting on Highland Drive

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 10, 2024

Editor's Note: Two grafs were removed from the story for updated accuracy. At approximately 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, the Сorvallis Police Department was dispatched to the 1900 block of NW Highland...

Tai Stith holding her book in front of the old WWII lab.

OSU alumna’s book details WWII secret lab history

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
October 30, 2023

When Tai Stith started a new route for her morning runs in Albany, Oregon, the last thing she expected to come across was a secret lab that held stories of World War II projects and the origin of the titanium...

Family moves daughter into the International Living-Learning Center at Oregon State University on Sept. 19. Moving day for the ILCC occurred on Sept. 18 and 19 this year.

Record number of students causes crowded housing

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
September 28, 2023

Living on campus is a rite of passage for many college students, providing them with secure housing close to classes and opportunities to socialize.  But what happens when there are more students than...

Beaver Buses at the James E. Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility at OSU in Corvallis on Aug. 21

Getting around town: using public transportation on and off campus

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
September 25, 2023

Getting from place to place, be that to classes, events, or the grocery store, might seem simple until students take a closer look at the size of Oregon State University’s 420 acre Corvallis campus.  Without...

CEAOS Professor Aaron Wolf poses in the courtyard of Burt Hall on July 21. Wolf recently won an award for international education leadership, assisting in advancing international education in public universities.

Long-time OSU professor of geography receives APLU award for international work

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

Aaron Wolf knew water was important when he started school, thanks to a childhood split between California and the Middle East. “In both places, water and politics are deeply intertwined,” Wolf...

Teresa Ashford sits at Interzone Coffee on July 28th. Ashford has been dubbed Oregon State University’s “Sexpert”, she works to make content educating students on various topics.

OSU’s SEXpert normalizes curiosity about human sexuality through social media

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

When Teresa Ashford, an instructor in Oregon State University’s College of Health, began teaching human sexuality in 2018, she inherited an anonymous online question box along with the course. Now,...

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