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Keith Raab, Oregon States director of financial aid, can be seen in front of the Kerr Administration building. With COVID-19 bringing financial burden on the community, Keith and the financial aid team are always looking for ways to support and stimulate Oregon State from the ground up.

International, undocumented students ineligible for CRRSAA financial aid program

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 19, 2021

Oregon State University has received federal assistance funding for students, but international, undocumented and DACA students are not eligible for these funds.This funding was possible through the Coronavirus...

Drone photograph of the Memorial Union Quad.

Here To Stay club fears passage of Measure 105

Donald Orr, News Contributor
November 2, 2018

With election day just around the corner, Oregon voters will decide the fate of the state’s sanctuary law this upcoming Tuesday by voting on Oregon Ballot Measure 105.If passed, the measure would repeal...

Bryan Rojas talks about his experiences in education and activism throughout his college career in the Native American Longhouse, May 15 2018.

Search for sanctuary: “Here to Stay” fights for undocumented student support.

Erica Baldwin, News Contributor
May 21, 2018

Judge John D. Bates of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled April 24 that the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, otherwise known as DACA, would...

OSU student Priscila Narcio leads a chant during the Oct. 9 student walkout to gain support for a clean DACA bill. Narcio herself is a DACA recipient, and advocated for a show of solidarity with undocumented students in Oregon and the United States as a whole. 

Students stage campus walkout, show support for clean DREAM Act

Lauren Sluss, Editor-in-Chief and Tiffani Smith
November 9, 2017

Protesters encourage letter writing campaigns to Rep. Greg Walden to raise awareness of the presence of undocumented students in Oregon.Amidst the rain pouring and boots splashing through puddles, the...

Priscila Narcio and Dianne Farrell sit outside Farrell’s home in Corvallis. Farrell was inspired to help Narcio realize her goal of attending OSU and is assisting her with tuition and living situation. This fall is Narcio’s first term at OSU. She is studying human development and family sciences.

Trump administration’s termination of DACA program sees local impact

Riley Youngman, News Producer
October 3, 2017

Editor's Note: This story was published before the Oct. 5 deadline for DACA renewal for individuals already in the program. However, Student Legal Services is still available to students with questions...

The 2017 ASOSU Lobby Team consisted of nine student lobbyists and two student advisers.

ASOSU Lobby Team speaks for students in Washington D.C.

Riley Youngman
May 1, 2017

A first generation college student and a daughter of immigrants, if you would have told Isamar Chávez a year ago that she would have the opportunity at the end of her senior year to lobby for students...

Ryan Khalife, Jacqueline Logsdon and Luke Bennett stand in front of the Capitol Building.

ASOSU Lobby Team hits the ground on first day meeting with legislators

Riley Youngman, Editor-in-Chief
April 26, 2017

DACA, sexual assault prevention and college affordability.Wednesday kicked off the ASOSU Lobby Team’s first day of on-the-ground lobbying. The team of nine lobbyists split themselves into three pre-arranged...

Oregon State University President Ed Ray.

OSU President Ed Ray responds to President Trump’s executive orders

The Barometer
January 30, 2017

The morning of Jan. 30, 2017, Oregon State University President Ed Ray sent an email to the all student list titled "Executive orders are unfair, OSU will remain a sanctuary university."The following is...

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