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Warner Strausbaugh Oral History Interview. May 12, 2014

Warner Strausbaugh Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Chris Petersen.

May 12, 2014

Location:  Valley Library, Oregon State University.

Warner Strausbaugh (class of 2014) served as Editor-in-Chief of the OSU Daily Barometer student newspaper for the 2013-2014 academic year. A Political Science major, Strausbaugh spent four years on the Barometer staff and worked there in a number of capacities, including stints as a reporter for multiple OSU sports beats as well as Sports Editor, Managing Editor and, finally, Editor-in-Chief. His interview sheds light on the culture of the Barometer newsroom and the life of a student journalist. He also shares his opinions on student attitudes and OSU's campus culture as it stood in 2014.