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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

Paul Bilotta, Community Development Director at City of Corvallis, standing outside of Corvallis City Hall on March 20, 2024

New Oregon housing bills to ‘have direct impacts on the City of Corvallis’

Max Loew, News Contributor
March 25, 2024

When senate bills 1530 and 1537 were passed by the Oregon State Legislature in early March, cities across the state began to rethink their housing policies due to the new legislation introduced by Gov....

Seventh Street Station apartments are seen on Feb. 26 in Corvallis, OR. Seventh Street Station is one of many off campus housing options for the upper class students of OSU.

Students share their off-campus housing experiences

Thiru Vignesh Manoharan, News Contributor
March 4, 2024

Living off campus can be tumultuous. Between finding roommates, paying rent and traveling to and from campus, students can find themselves overwhelmed with new responsibilities. Srinivasan Sankaranarayanan,...

View of Community Outreach Inc. on Tuesday, February 13th, 2024, Corvallis OR.

City of Corvallis plans for multi-million dollar federal housing grant approval

Heidi Kuykendall, News Contributor
February 19, 2024

The City of Corvallis hopes to receive $2.3 million to continue to fund housing and community development projects over the next year, as part of a five-year plan.  City housing officials issued three...

Family moves daughter into the International Living-Learning Center at Oregon State University on Sept. 19. Moving day for the ILCC occurred on Sept. 18 and 19 this year.

Record number of students causes crowded housing

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
September 28, 2023

Living on campus is a rite of passage for many college students, providing them with secure housing close to classes and opportunities to socialize.  But what happens when there are more students than...

Housing assistance grant supports OSU Ecampus veterans

Housing assistance grant supports OSU Ecampus veterans

Vincent Ho, News Contributor
March 12, 2023

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission has awarded the Future Ready Oregon Workforce Ready Grant to Oregon State University Ecampus veterans.  This means Ecampus veterans will receive a grant...

A donation box in downtown Corvallis in August of 2022. Since Gov. Tina Kotek’s declaration of homelessness as a state of emergency this last January, multiple legislative bills have been proposed to address the issue that has been an increasing issue in Oregon.

Oregon’s attempt to tackle homelessness: State legislature introduces several housing bills, one endorsed by Benton County

Skand S., News Contributor
March 6, 2023

With Gov. Tina Kotek having declared homelessness as a state of emergency in several counties across Oregon, numerous housing related legislative bills have been proposed to tackle this priority.  One...

A photo illustration Captured by Duane Knapp on Dece. 1st in their home. Both incoming and continuing students will likely be signing leases for apartments, homes, and other housing around Corvallis very soon.

OSU offers resources to navigate students through a dynamic housing market

Nino Paoli, News Contributor
March 2, 2023

It’s the start of Spring term and students living in the dorms are ramping up to move off-campus. Here are some things to keep in mind before moving.  First and foremost, Noah Chamberlain, a staff...

A house full of community, perspectives on Greek life housing

A house full of community, perspectives on Greek life housing

Riley LeCocq, Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2023

“It’s a unique experience, being able to live with 60 plus of your best friends.”  According to Cade Dinsmore, president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, this is the highlight of living in...

Senator Jeff Merkley, and Congresswoman Van Hoyle host a town hall meeting at Crescent Valley High School on Saturday, February 21, 2023. Community members asked questions about universal healthcare, free education, and upcoming support for small businesses.

Senator Merkley and Congresswoman Hoyle respond to the issues of Benton County residents in joint townhall

Skand S., News Contributor
February 15, 2023

“Get up, vote, get engaged, talk to your elected officials –  know that your voice matters, because there's a group of people that are doing everything they can to let you think that your voice doesn't...

The sun sets on Corvallis Unity Mens Shelter on Oct. 20. Unity Shelter is one of the two finalists for the $1M grant.

Finalists selected for $1 million grant for temporary, permanent, emergency housing

Corvallis Housing Operational Committee met to obtain additional information about both proposals
Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 9, 2022

Two organizations are now finalists for the City of Corvallis’s $1 million grant for temporary, permanent and emergency housing. The Corvallis Housing Operation Committee met Monday afternoon to meet...

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...

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