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Member of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Katlyn Varney prepares grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge on OSUs Corvallis campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has risen among the Corvallis community.

OSU research shows increase in food insecurity during pandemic; HSRC urges students to apply for SNAP

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 29, 2021

Two Oregon State University professors are conducting the first campus-wide assessment of food insecurity, and expect their research findings to highlight the rate of OSU students experiencing food insecurity...

Fresh food lies spread across a cutting board. 

OSU continues their effort to fight food insecurity on campus

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
October 21, 2019

Last spring, OSU President Ed Ray brought attention to food insecurity at Oregon State University. Since then, efforts have been made to improve the situation of food insecurity on campus.In an email,...

Of the 903 students who completed the Food Assistance application in Fall 2017, nearly all of them met the USDA’s definition of being food insecure in the past year. 82% reported having very low food security. 10% reported having low food security. 8% reported being food secure. Information gathered as part of the OSU Fall 2017 FoodAssistance Application managed by the Human Services Resource Center. 

Mealbux provides low-income students with food assistance

Angel Xuan Le, Practicum Contributor
November 6, 2017

Human Services Resource Center helps eliminate student financial burdensWith a 17-credit course load coupled with an online class, students such as Justine Boringot, a senior at Oregon State University...

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