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 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....

Corvallis Mens Shelter

Comprehensive homeless shelter plan struck down

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 8, 2018

“No student should have to sleep in their car,”  Human Services Resource Center Assistant Director, Nicole Hindes said.The Oregon State University staff member recalled a conversation with a student...

Ane Dahlen poses on the coast of Ireland. Dahlen is an exchange student from Norway studying at the University College Cork and reflects on Norway’s homelessness population and policies.

Shea: Strategies to aid homelessness, views on taxes differ between countries

Delaney Shea, Columnist
November 27, 2017

Ireland faces similar homelessness problems to U.S., Norway takes different approach.I feel overwhelmingly guilty every single time I walk past a homeless person sleeping outside in the rain or asking...

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