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A file photo of the Majestic Theatre, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore., from July 2020. The Majestic is currently at risk of downsizing and is asking the community for assistance.

Majestic Theatre at risk of downsizing, asks for community’s help

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 6, 2022

The Majestic Theatre, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore., is asking community members for help after city staff rejected budget proposals.  The Majestic Theatre is asking members of Corvallis to ask...

A crowd stands outside the Kerr Administration Building in the afternoon of March 5 to sign a Coalition of Graduate Employees petition.

CGE continues to push for ‘equitable distribution of wealth’ at OSU amid COVID-19

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 30, 2020

As Oregon State University adjusts to the impacts of COVID-19, the OSU Coalition of Graduate Employees continues to push for signatures on their petition, “Chop from the top, build up the bottom.”CGE...

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...

Sherm Bloomer, the associate vice president of Budget and Resource Planning, shared a graph outlining different budget scenarios that could possibly occur depending on the mode of instruction in the fall, or if the university faces drops in enrollment due to COVID-19.

University Budget Committee plans for uncertainty, financial challenges facing OSU

Jada Krening, New Correspondent
May 11, 2020

Oregon State University’s University Budget Committee met to discuss budget planning on Friday, May 8, as OSU and higher education institutions across the nation face uncertainty and financial challenges...

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Student government: Budget cuts prioritize OSU students

ASOSU Leadership
October 22, 2018

Every year, ten student fee funded units at Oregon State University go through a budget setting process for the next fiscal year. ASOSU, as a unit, goes through a parallel process, sitting down with key...

Peter Schwartz, the SIFC chairman, will be part of the mediation committee that will aim to pass on an approved athletics budget.

ASOSU votes no on proposed athletics budget

Tiffani Smith, Amy Schwartz News Contributors
February 27, 2017

Following the Feb. 22 session of ASOSU Joint Congress, the proposed Athletics budget for fall, winter and spring fiscal year 2018 and summer 2019 was the only budget not approved by the body.According...

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