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Kelsey King, a junior at Oregon State Univeristy, works part-time at the info desk in the Memorial Union on Nov. 18. The Memorial Union is one of the eight student fee funded units managed by the Associated Students of OSU so student employees who work there might soon make a minimum of $15 an hour if the proposed wage increase is accepted.

ASOSU pushes for student wage increase to ‘fairly compensate’ student employees

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

Oregon State University’s student government has made strides to increase the minimum wage of student employment on campus to $15 per hour, which isn’t expected to affect student fees.  The work...

The Oregon State University Student Fee Committee deliberates on the budgets for student fees at a hybrid in person and virtual meeting on Nov. 23. The biggest topic of conversation during the deliberations was a raise that would affect many student workers who have jobs that are paid by student fees.

Student fee funded units request budget increases after year of low operation levels due to COVID-19

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 25, 2021

Student fee funded units at Oregon State University have proposed increases to their budgets to return to pre-pandemic operation levels, which would increase student fees during the 2022-23 academic year. Over...

Lauryn Ryan, the SFC Chair pro tempore—on a temporary basis—and senior in the college of engineering at Oregon State University works on her computer in front of the Student Experience Center on Nov. 19. Ryan said she wants to balance the needs of the units with the needs of the students to decide student fees for the 2022-23 academic year.

Student Fee Committee public forums are ‘one of the only avenues for students to have a say in how their money is spent’

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 20, 2021

Correction: Joe Page's title has been updated to indicate his Pro Tempore status as the ASOSU Speaker of the House of Representatives The Oregon State University Student Fee Committee will hold meetings...

This illustration depicts a town hall meeting at Oregon State University. The Board of Trustees are gathered as multiple hands are raised in the room.

OSU Board of Trustees begins new presidential search, encourages community engagement

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 24, 2021

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the process of searching for the university’s next president with increased transparency and opportunities for student and community engagement. In...

Maija Linh Teona Pham, OSU PERIOD club president in front of the Memorial Union.

OSU clubs transition back to in-person activities

Cara Nixon, News Reporter
September 27, 2021

Associated Students of Oregon State University President Dhru Patel said one of the most difficult obstacles the pandemic created was disabling the club’s ability to provide in-person resources. Examples...

This illustration represents how renters rights are not always clear to student renters. With the help of Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Student Legal Services, they can save money and avoid disputes with their landlord.

ASOSU Student Legal Services aims to support students with housing issues

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Clarification: A statement in a previous version of this article about the Office of Advocacy's commitment has been updated in order to provide further clarification.The Associated Students of Oregon State...

Taylor Barron, fourth-year communications major, said she is disappointed by the tuition increase approval. Taylor believes Oregon State University could have found the funding elsewhere.

Tuition increase worries students; university leaders say it’s ‘necessary’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 26, 2021

Some Oregon State University community members are concerned about how the recently-approved tuition increase will affect economically insecure students, but university leaders say it’s necessary.The...

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Letter to the Editor: ECAC is aware of concerns raised regarding investigation

Members of the OSU Student Body,As members of the Executive Conduct and Accountability Committee, we are aware of the concerns raised regarding the investigation we have been tasked with. We appreciate...

Daily Barometer Columnist Sienna Kaske takes a generational look from alumna women of color into the systemic racism and sexism that upholds the foundation of the Associated Students of Oregon State University. 

Kaske: ASOSU is a racist, sexist organization with little hope to change

Sienna Kaske, Columnist
April 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Sienna Kaske was involved in and assisted with Isabel Nuñez...

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

ASOSU past, present members call for Alexander’s resignation

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: Content warning—story contains mention of sexual harassment and assault.A letter has been written calling the resignation of Oregon State University President, F. King Alexander, including...

The confirmed winners of the Associated Students of Oregon State University 2021 Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections are and Dylan Perfect, vice president-elect, left, and Dhru Patel, president-elect. 

Q&A with ASOSU president-elect, vice president-elect

Angela Tam, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

What are your thoughts on your recent election into office?President-elect Dhru Patel: Dylan and I are so thankful for every student who put their faith in us and voted for our ticket! We are so happy...

Coordinator of Environmental Affairs for Associate Students of Oregon State University and fourth-year Public Policy Major, Grace Doleshel, poses in a Black Lives Matter shirt. ASOSU recently released a statement regarding Black Lives Matter titled WAKE UP. SPEAK UP. WE NEED TO BE BETTER.

Malick: ASOSU’s future environmental goal is accessibility

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
February 22, 2021

As Oregon State University’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2025 approaches, it is important to ask how we, as OSU students, can contribute to making this goal a reality.The Associated Students of...

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