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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Memorial Union building is located at the heart of Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus.

Sandvigen: OSU has maintained as much normalcy as it can throughout the pandemic

Zoë Sandvigen, Columnist
January 4, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Many schools around the country have chosen to handle the pandemic...

OMN Archives: Melissa Calhoun studies in the MU lounge in the evening.

Sandvigen: Finding fascination in your favorite college courses is possible

Zoë Sandvigen, Columnist
November 27, 2020

In college, there’s going to be classes that blow your mind, and ones you just kind of forgot about. If you’re lucky, you’ll experience even just a few that really opened your eyes to the world. Attending...

The Corvallis City Hall building is located downtown on Madison Avenue. OMN archive taken Feb. 2020. 

Corvallis City Council approves nearly $400,000 in funding to assist homeless support providers

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
September 10, 2020

The Corvallis, Ore. City Council ruled in favor 9-0 to pass the decision to allocate $392,500 in funding to go towards a handful of organizations in town to help homeless individuals and families. The...

Andrea Haverkamp (center), president of the Coalition of Graduate Employees, raises a fist in the air, signaling a chant to fellow protesters last February.

CGE reaches tentative conclusion to weeks-long bargaining sessions over upcoming contract renewal

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
September 6, 2020

Members of the Coalition of Graduate Employees have been bargaining over their upcoming contract renewal with Oregon State University officials in hopes to meet some of their demands. After weeks of negotiation...

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OSU student-led political groups encourage engagement in 2020 election

Zoe Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 27, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

“I think that Ed repaired trust and built an entirely different relationship between OSU and all the communities it serves, and he taught OSU to expect honesty, candor and the truth to be told,” said Bridget Burns, who served as the ASOSU president from 2012-2013.

Former ASOSU members reflect on working alongside President Emeritus Ray

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 23, 2020

Ed Ray stepped down from his position as Oregon State University’s president on June 30. In the wake of his goodbye, three former members of the Associated Students of OSU—the university’s student...

Employees of Portland businesses expressed weariness returning to work following nation-wide shutdowns due to the pandemic as well as looting sparked by the deaths of George Floyd and the many other victims of police brutality and systematic racism. 

Workers feel wary returning to work during pandemic, looting

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 15, 2020

COVID-19 has pushed most businesses and its employees into remote work or no work at all. With the killing of George Floyd and the many other victims of police brutality and systematic racism, protests...

Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to keep students and faculty safe.

Working out at Dixon Recreation comes with public health regulations, social distancing

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 14, 2020

Correction: Brian Hustoles' name was spelt incorrectly on two instances. These corrections have been made.Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to...

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OSU College of Pharmacy students launch Project Achieve Diversity plan to elevate minority voices

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
June 26, 2020

Editor's Note: While the Health Services Pharmacy is operated by OSU’s College of Pharmacy, there are no current demands or allegations by students, staff or faculty against the pharmacy. This photo...

Pharmacy

Oregon State University pharmacy to close its doors

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

Clarification: The Oregon State University pharmacy is closing because revenue produced by the pharmacy is not competitive with the cost to remain open, according to Steve Clark, vice president of University...

There have been questions on how a state of emergency differs from the stay at home order that is also in effect. This illustration represents the main differences between the two.

Difference between a state of emergency, stay at home order

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

On Friday, May 1 Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed an executive order extending the state of emergency in the state of Oregon through July 6. There have been questions on how a state of emergency differs...

2018 Graduating students associated with DamDiverse pose under the Weatherford Hall arch for a photo.

OSU commencement ceremony rescheduled, Alumni Association aims to support seniors

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
April 14, 2020

Oregon State University’s 2020 graduating seniors have voted to reschedule the spring commencement ceremonies to fall 2020 for both the Corvallis and Bend, Ore. campuses. Moving forward there are a...

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