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The Oregon State sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma on Feb. 2. While living in Kappa during a normal, no covid year Kappa would normally have 50 women living in while sleeping in the sleeping porches.

Living in Greek Life is ‘more than just paying rent’

Stella Harkness, News Contributor
March 9, 2022

One option for housing option for Oregon State University students comes in the form of living in a sorority and fraternity houses, which is an option for members of Greek life. Greek life is made up...

Weatherford Hall, an Oregon State University student resident hall, as viewed from Intramural Lane. Weatherford is one of the man dorms that students can live in during their first year at OSU.

Students advised to apply ‘as soon as possible’ for on-campus housing

Sam Albert, News Contributor
March 9, 2022

On-campus housing applications for the 2022-23 school year have already opened, and with Oregon State University’s high student population, University Housing and Dining Services staff recommend students...

Kira Durham stands in front of a house on 16th Street in Corvallis Or, on Feb. 11. Durham damaged her relationship with her childhood best friend after living with them in the dorms, over sanitation concerns.

F-ck it, real talk: Why you shouldn’t worry about where you live

Hayden Lohr, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. When starting college, the transition to living in dorms...

This illustration highlights aspects of deforestation, drainage concerns and loss of access. An upcoming public hearing about land use on Jan. 19 is an opportunity to address environmental and access concerns in relation to a proposed housing development in Corvallis, Ore.

Social Addendum: Annexation will become exclusion in Timberhill neighborhood of Corvallis

Christine Castles, Columnist
January 14, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. In the Timberhill area north of Corvallis, Ore. is a 41-acre...

 Gus Woolfrey, second-year Oregon State University business management student, looking on Facebook for housing options. For many students, social media has become the biggest aid for students looking for roommates and housing. 

LeCocq: Searching for college roommates remotely is a struggle

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
May 3, 2021

For a college student, traditional ways of meeting friends and making connections  have gone out the window due to the past year’s remote reality, leaving the search for housing and roommates a challenge.I...

First-year Honors College student Shrey Sharma outside of his dorm, West Hall, on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Ore. Connecting with faculty and other students has proven difficult during a virtual first year of college.

OSU’s Living-Learning Communities experience changes due to remote learning

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

The Living-Learning Communities at Oregon State University are available to students living in the residence halls on the Corvallis, Ore. campus and include the Honors College, engineering, business, adventure,...

A staff member at The Retreat at Corvallis working in the main office of the housing complex. The Retreat is one of several student-apartment complexes close to the OSU campus.

Local property management, housing companies provide tips on finding housing

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Many Oregon State University students have begun searching for housing for the next academic year and are preparing their future living arrangements as in-person learning will begin again this fall.Although...

This illustration represents how renters rights are not always clear to student renters. With the help of Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Student Legal Services, they can save money and avoid disputes with their landlord.

ASOSU Student Legal Services aims to support students with housing issues

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Clarification: A statement in a previous version of this article about the Office of Advocacy's commitment has been updated in order to provide further clarification.The Associated Students of Oregon State...

A homeless camp set up along the Willamette River with a sign stating dog on premises.

Corvallis providing more resources to homeless community due to COVID-19

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 22, 2020

With winter weather quickly approaching, Corvallis shelters and community centers are adapting to COVID-19 health policies to house as many people as possible, though capacities and resources are both...

Halsell hall

Discounts offered for on-campus housing

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 18, 2019

Although Oregon State University students typically seek off-campus housing after their first year in residence halls, students who decide to continue living on-campus receive special benefits and discounts...

renters insurance

Renters insurance can prevent surprise bills

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 18, 2019

For the cost of around $10-15 per month, students living off-campus can protect their personal belongings and property in cases of perils like theft, vandalism and fire and water damage with a renters...

Mens Shelter

Corvallis homeless population at risk during cold weather season

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

On October 7, 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon declared a state of emergency due to their severe homeless issue, according to PortlandOregon.gov. Portland is not the only city with this issue, however....

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