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The MU Brick Mall, where ASOSU is putting on a clothing swap in Corvallis, Oregon on May 23, 2024

Clothing swap set to return to MU

Jaedyn Antle, News Contributor
May 27, 2024

Students will have an opportunity to exchange their used clothing items on Wednesday at a clothing swap at the Memorial Union Brick Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event, the Associated Students of...

Picture of ASOSU Senate meeting on May 22, 2024

ASOSU Senate vote not to pass divestment bill, propose another

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

After almost seven hours of gallery comments across two sessions, the Associated Students of Oregon State University Senate voted not to pass Senate Resolution-83.09. Yesterday, May 22, ASOSU held the...

Zahava A. speaks to the ASOSU senate during a student government meeting on May 15 designated to revisit the previous resolution passed by the student government senate, “Call for OSU to divest from the ongoing illegal occupation of Palestine and genocide of Palestinians,” in Oregon State University’s memorial union in Corvallis, OR.

Student government divestment vote postponed after lengthy forum

Kip Franich and Vincent Ho
May 16, 2024

Editor's Note: This story incorrectly stated the format of the next ASOSU Senate meeting. The meeting's idea for a format of a 30 minute allotment of gallery comments was not voted on officially and will...

ASOSU to close Disabled Student Lounge, International Student Lounge

ASOSU to close Disabled Student Lounge, International Student Lounge

Sam Szekely, News Contributor
May 2, 2024

ASOSU plans to close the Disabled Student Lounge and the International Student Lounge to make way for a “more comprehensive support program.” Spring term marked the end of a two-year pilot program...

General ASOSU Graphic

Performing Arts Budget Proposal extends $5 Student PRAx Tickets

AJ Damiana, Senior Reporter
March 12, 2024

As construction on the new Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts at Oregon State University comes to a close and its doors approach opening, the Student Fee Committee passed a decision package...

General ASOSU Graphic

SFC bills await approval, wage increase ‘tabled indefinitely’

AJ Damiana, Senior Reporter
March 11, 2024

The fee bills presented to the Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Senate from the Student Fee Committee that passed Feb. 21 are now on ASOSU President Carissa O’Donnell’s desk to approve...

ASOSU 2024 President and Vice President elect, Audrey Schlotter and Zach Kowash. Contributed by Schlotter and Kowash.

Schlotter, Kowash triumph among 2024 ASOSU positions announced

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include quotes from Audrey Schlotter and Zach Kowash. Oregon State University’s student body has elected Audrey Schlotter as president of the Associated...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU members say right-wing organization may be influencing elections

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2024

Editor's Note: The original posting of this story included a paragraph that was not independently verified apart from anonymous sources. The Barometer is committed to accuracy and transparency, so the...

ASOSU Senate postpones fee deliberations due to potential threat to safety

ASOSU Senate postpones fee deliberations due to potential threat to safety

Katie Livermore, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2024

Editor's Note: This story was updated at 4:25 p.m. on Feb. 14 to reflect information on online threats. Student fee deliberations were postponed on Tuesday due to online threats to student safety for...

ASOSU Senators read and discuss the NARCAN bill presented to the senate in Corvallis, OR, on Jan. 9, 2024.

Effort to bring NARCAN to dorms continues following ASOSU approval

Kip Franich, News Contributor
February 8, 2024

The Resident Hall Association brought a bill to vote at Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Senate meeting on Jan. 10 to make life-saving emergency care more accessible at OSU. The motion,...

Noa Stoll (she/her), President Pro Tempore of the ASOSU Senate, on the second floor of the Student Experience Center in Corvallis on January 25. There are many branches that students can apply to be a part of including Student Advisory Board, Judicial Council, Beaver Caucus Student Board Member, Student Fee Committee and more.

ASOSU ballot still open for candidates

Jillian Boenisch, News Contributor
February 2, 2024

Registration will be open until Monday for candidates running for a position within the Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, with voting beginning Feb. 19. “It’s...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

Student Fee Committee considers budget, discusses transfer of student tickets

Josh Candé, News Contributor
January 25, 2024

Editor's Note (1/30/2024): This story has been updated to correct Joe Page's position, which is "a member of the Athletics Student advisory board." It has also been updated to reflect the non-binding vote...

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