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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...

Kaitlyn Yanish competing in the all-around at Gill Coliseum in 2018, when OSU defeated Michigan State 196.800-191.350. Yanish likes to see her family and spend time with them over the summer, but strives to also make time for training.

Taking a look at what summer is like for OSU student-athletes

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
July 6, 2021

For many Oregon State students, summer is a time to relax. They go home to see friends and family, maybe go on a couple of vacation trips and rest their minds in preparation for the upcoming school year. Students...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Scott Barnes and Jonathan Smith reflect on PAC-12’s athletics postponement

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 12, 2020

Oregon State’s Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Barnes, alongside Football Head Coach Jonathan Smith, addressed the media today following the PAC-12 Conference’s decision...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Athletic department sees layoffs as budget cuts begin

Oregon State’s Athletic department will reduce its operating budget by up to 20% for the 2021 fiscal year, with the aim of reducing expected financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The department’s...

Lindsey Goodman, the assistant athletic director for student-athlete development at Oregon State Athletics, is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic and is working with student-athletes with remote support and development. 

Goodman’s career adjusting in COVID-19

Lindsey Goodman’s career path might sound too good to be true-- guided along like a storybook ending, step by perfect step. Transitioning from student-athlete to assistant athletic director for student-athlete...

Zack Zalesky, Brandon Eisert, Joe Casey and Ben Rodgers prepare for their second day of Quarantine Olympics with penalty kicks at the Oregon State Intermural Fields. Their Youtube video, narrated by Emmett OMalley, showcases one of several events the group is competing in for their own and others quarantine entertainment. 

OSU athletes keeping competitive through “Quarantine Olympics”

In a world where self isolation and social distancing have become more of a requirement and less of a suggestion, feelings of boredom have started grabbing control of households everywhere. But don’t...

Student Fee Committee Chair Safi Ahmad, attended the mediation on Feb. 3 as a member of the Mediation Committee. 

ASOSU passes Athletics student fee increase during mediation session

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
February 4, 2020

The Athletics student fee was increased from $40.71 to $41.93 per student in the fall, winter and spring terms of 2020-21, during a mediation session on Feb. 3, held by Associated Students of Oregon State...

General ASOSU Graphic

Student Fee Committee suggests decrease in student fees for Athletics, Joint Session deliberates

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
January 16, 2020

The Associated Students of OSU Congress Joint Session was held in the MU Ballroom at 6 p.m. on Jan. 8, 2020, where the Student Fee Committee report was presented and discussed. As OSU’s student government...

OSU Football head coach Smith encourages the team from the sidelines at Ohio State on Sept. 1, 2018. 

OSU reaches three alumni head coaches

Alex Luther, News Editor
July 15, 2019

Editor's note: Previous publishing has been updated to reflect the correct franchise associated with Miami. In early June, the Oregon State Athletics Department officially opened the national search for...

OSU Cheer and Dance first-year flyer Cayla Basta-Mesenbrink performs a liberty stunt at an open-gym practice while being held up by her teammates.

OSU Cheer and Dance looks towards change

Jarred Bierbrauer, OMN Sports Chief
May 28, 2019

After multiple head coach changes and negotiating with the Oregon State Athletics Department, the Oregon State Cheer and Dance team is looking to improve their program and wishes to become more involved...

OSU Swimming member Brooke Hofmann swims backstroke during a swim meet. Hofmann holds the ninth best time in OSU history for the 100 meter backstroke with a count of 56.31 seconds.

Women’s swimming cut adheres to Title IX regulations

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 28, 2019

After the discontinuation of the Oregon State University Swimming team earlier this year, 21 female student-athletes were cut, raising potential questions about OSU’s compliance with Title IX. Title...

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