The Daily Barometer

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The Daily Barometer
The paper's February 14, 2008 front page
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Oregon State University Student Media Committee
Editor Rachel Suchan
Founded 1896 (as the College Barometer)
Headquarters 428 Student Experience Center 2251 SW Jefferson Way
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331
 United States
Circulation 7,000 daily[1]
ISSN 1080-6814

The Daily Barometer is an independent campus newspaper of Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon. It is published weekly during the fall, winter, and spring quarters.


In 1896, the College Barometer was founded as a monthly magazine for literature. The format changed to a weekly paper in 1906, a semi-weekly in 1909 and in 1922 became a daily paper, publishing five times per week.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

Associated Collegiate Press[edit]

National Pacemaker Awards[edit]

Story of the Year (Editorial/Commentary) — First Place: Editorial Staff, "Hey, NCAA: Southpaw's not an outlaw"[3]
Story of the Year (Feature Story)—National Finalist: Warner Strausbaugh, "What I cherish is my strength"[4]
Photo Excellence (General News Photo)—Fifth Place: Vinay Bikkina[5]

Society of Professional Journalists[edit]

National Mark of Excellence Awards[edit]

Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper-Regional Winner[6]
Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper-Regional Winner[7]
Sports Photography-National Finalist: Jeffrey Basinger "Just a Little Hurling" [8]
Sports Photography—National Winner: Peter Strong “Beavers bring home national title from Omaha”[9]
Editorial Cartooning—National Finalist: Albert Pineda[10]
Breaking News Reporting—National Finalist: Dan Traylor, "Continuing coverage of missing woman" [10]
Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper—Second Place Nationally (tie)[11]
Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper—National Winner[12]
Feature Writing—National Winner: "Five Hearts" series, Matthew D. LaPlante[12]

Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association[edit]

2008 - Best Columnist: Nick Lilja [13]
2010 - Best Photography: Jeffrey Basinger
2014 - Best Special Section: Staff
2014 - Best Editorial: Staff [14]
2014 - Best Review: Shelly Lorts [15]
2014 - Best Sports Photo: Neil Abrew [16]
2014 - Best Photography: Jackie Seus [17]
2014 - Best Cartooning: Ryan Mason [18]
2015 - Best Sports Story: Josh Worden [19]
2015 - Best Cartoonist: Ryan Mason
2015 - General Excellence: Staff

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