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Oregon State University students returned to campus Sept. 22 for in-person classes and activities. Faculty members express what they look forward to once classes start after a year and a half of remote learning.

Faculty, staff serve as pillars of strength for students as in-person classes return to OSU

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

With the start of fall term, thousands of people are finally able to learn, live and teach at Oregon State University. Triumphantly returning alongside the students are hundreds of their professors,...

Josh Brenne, co-president of the Asian Pacific American Student Union, poses outside of the Memorial Union in his APASU hoodie and OSU mask. The APASU organization is a mean for people of similar cultural backgrounds or interests to come together socially and culturally.

OSU clubs affected by COVID-19, ‘feel fatigued by meeting and doing activities online’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
December 9, 2020

Oregon State University students have felt the effects of courses being taught remotely due to COVID-19, but classes are not the only on-campus activity affected.OSU offers a multitude of clubs and organizations...

The signage in Austin Hall showing students how to socially distance while studying as a slideshow with their dos and don’ts plays in the background. Austin Hall has signs on each seat marking them as available or unavailable to show how students can socially distance.

Malick: More study spaces need to be available on weekends

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
November 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.With COVID-19 restrictions still in full force, only about 10...

Many professors have had to take their lessons online and create virtual curricula, including Spanish instructor Raven Chakerian.

Remote learning impacts teacher-student connections

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
November 17, 2020

When Canvas and Zoom became the new classrooms for Oregon State University students, many aspects of learning and interacting have changed, with teacher-student relationships being impacted considerably.  The...

Jason McCarley, Oregon State University professor of PSY 340, conducts his weekly lecture remotely via Zoom, a video conferencing platform utilized by OSU.

Professors change teaching methods due to lack of engagement via Zoom

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
April 22, 2020

With the start of remote teaching after COVID-19 called for social distancing, professors have had to make significant changes to their teaching methods throughout the term. Over spring break, professors...

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