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Marketing student Micah Grobey sits in the Associated Students of Oregon State University office on the second floor of the Student Experience Center. The ASOSU Congress has finished voting on the student fees for the 2022-23 fiscal year and now the Board of Trustees must approve the proposed budgets.

ASOSU Congress concludes deliberations on 2022-23 student fees

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
February 14, 2022

The allocation of roughly $26 million of student fees has been sorted and approved by the Oregon State University student government and now awaits the board of trustees’ final approval.  In December...

Nicholas Bolin, a Dixon Recreation Center employee, checks students in on Dec. 5. Dixon employees are funded by student fees under Recreational Sports, which is one of the eight units of the Student Fee Committee.

Student Fee Committee votes to increase student fees, passes $15 wage increase

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
December 5, 2021

Oregon State University’s Student Fee Committee has voted overall to increase student fees for each student per term for the 2022-23 academic year. The SFC held their final meeting of fall term on...

Kelsey King, a junior at Oregon State University, 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

Correction: a paragraph originally stating the Student Fee Committee endorsed the increase in wages has been corrected to state that it is the Congressional Budgets Committee, instead, who has endorsed...

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...

Preciosa Martinez, the graduate assistant of the Human Services Resource Center textbook lending program, retrieves a book from a shelf on Monday, Sept. 27th. The textbook lending program provides textbooks at no cost to students in need.

Malick: Students should use on-campus textbook resources

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
October 3, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. One of the many benefits of being back on campus this fall...

The last session of a two part Student Fee Committee meeting took place on January 13 via Zoom. 

Student Fee Committee votes to pass all fee requests, aims to support all students

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 17, 2021

The Student Fee Committee, in their second congressional meeting, decided to pass all the fee increases and decision packages requested by their units for the 2021-2022 school year.While there were many...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University government body held its first of two joint-sessions on Jan. 6 via Zoom. These ASOSU sessions are to review the recommended budgetary guidelines for the student fee-funded units and confirm student fees-funded budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

Student Fee Committee discussions impacted by COVID-19 concerns

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 8, 2021

In a meeting held by the Student Fee Committee to discuss the fees for the 2021-2022 school year, financial problems due to COVID-19 raised many concerns among students. In the first congressional joint...

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ASOSU, Athletics, Memorial Union recommended student fee levels fail

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
January 17, 2020

Editor’s note: The Daily Barometer is part of Student Experiences and Engagement, one of the eight student fee-funded units.Correction: This article previously misspelled Raven Waldron's name. Additionally,...

student health services birds and beavs

SHS talks pregnancy, family planning

SHS Sexual Health Team
May 13, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.Student Health...

Azalea House is a new child care facility located on 1050 SW Madison Ave. Azalea House offers child care for students that are parents, as well as OSU faculty and staff with dependents. 

Years of planning lead to Azalea House opening

Lizzy Wiegers
January 22, 2018

New child care facility provides jobs for Early Childhood Education students.The sight of children playing, brightly lit rooms with smooth wooden chairs, blocks and cribs, a sizeable outdoor space with...

The Orchard Court Apartments, located near OSU campus on 35th and Orchard, offers 107 units with one to three bedrooms. 70 percent of current residents are international students with families, and 80 percent are graduate students. 

Campus child care facilities allow student parents to focus on education

Lizzy Wiegers
January 22, 2018

Family Resource Center helps build community among students with children.Oregon State University in Corvallis is home to over 24,000 students, some of whom have children. In fall 2017 on the Corvallis...

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