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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...

HSRC workers help prepare Grocery Support bags for the OSU community, containing a selection of food item for students. The HSRC offers grocery support open to all OSU affiliates, located at the Champinefu Lodge.

HSRC, Beaver Store to continue serving students during COVID-19

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
October 1, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 OSU Back-to-School Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University's incoming class, as well as returning students about...

A shopper, carrying a basket walks down the chip isle of Winco on Feb. 25. Winco is a popular store choice for Oregon State University students to go to for their weekly groceries.

Ruotolo: OSU students need affordable grocery options

Tosca Ruotolo, Columnist
March 2, 2020

While “barely surviving off of Top Ramen” is a common stereotype of college students, food insecurity is a difficult reality for many Oregon State University attendees. Though many students prepare...

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,...

Oregon State University fights food insecurity with a food share proposal

Shi Violet Herring
June 26, 2019

Edward J. Ray, Oregon State president, addressed the Corvallis community in a letter, explaining the plans coming to fruition the fall of 2020. Ray said that he is working with University Housing and Dining...

Champinefu Lodge

Op-Ed: Building institutional support for Zero Hunger

Nicole Hindes, Assistant Director of the HSRC and Damiana Dendy
November 5, 2018

The lives of students enrolled in higher education look very different today than in previous generations. The number non-traditional students is on the rise. More than seven in 10 higher education students...

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