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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...

Food Pantry Coordinators Rosalie Vernave (left) and Tina Hanby (right) putting together a few of the many food boxes that are distributed by the Human Services Resource Center. The HSRC also offers help with housing and textbooks for Oregon State students. The Food Pantry distributes boxes every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and more information is available on the HSRC website under the Food Security tab.

OSU students look to additional resources for emergency funding support

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
September 30, 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...

Trash sits on a carousel, waiting to be taken by a University Housing and Dining Services employee and sorted. 

OSU implements new technology to cut back on food waste

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
May 13, 2019

Oregon State University Housing and Dining Services has recently implemented new technology to help measure, monitor, report and set reduction goals for pre-consumer wasted food with the help of a State...

Food deserts

Corvallis food deserts make finding nutritious, affordable meals difficult

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
February 25, 2019

Although there are dining centers and food markets on almost every street on Oregon State University’s campus, the rest of Corvallis has areas struggling to find affordable sources of sustenance. Food...

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