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Members of the Basic Needs Center Food Pantry Noelle Galardi (Left), Tina Hanby and Katlyn Varney prepare grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge. The HSRC provides students with resources who may be struggling with food or housing insecurity. From OMN Archives.

Social Addendum: Stigma surrounding food insecurity is keeping students from receiving basic food needs

Christine Castles, Columnist
April 29, 2022

Correction: A graf stating an opinion of the writer has been taken out of the article due to being an unsubstantiated accusation. The Barometer regrets this error. Editor’s Note: This column does...

Oxford House, 957 SW Jefferson Ave., is where one can find Oregon State’s University Housing and Dining Services offices. A reception desk is right inside, where someone is there to help students get information about housing options available through OSU.

Find help with housing both on campus and off

Sam Misa, News Contributor
March 9, 2022

WITH THE AVERAGE cost of rent in Corvallis, Ore. being $1,473 per month for an average-sized apartment of 824 square feet, there are resources available for students of Oregon State University...

Marketing student Micah Grobey sits in the Associated Students of Oregon State University office on the second floor of the Student Experience Center. The ASOSU Congress has finished voting on the student fees for the 2022-23 fiscal year and now the Board of Trustees must approve the proposed budgets.

ASOSU Congress concludes deliberations on 2022-23 student fees

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
February 14, 2022

The allocation of roughly $26 million of student fees has been sorted and approved by the Oregon State University student government and now awaits the board of trustees’ final approval.  In December...

Nicholas Bolin, a Dixon Recreation Center employee, checks students in on Dec. 5. Dixon employees are funded by student fees under Recreational Sports, which is one of the eight units of the Student Fee Committee.

Student Fee Committee votes to increase student fees, passes $15 wage increase

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
December 5, 2021

Oregon State University’s Student Fee Committee has voted overall to increase student fees for each student per term for the 2022-23 academic year. The SFC held their final meeting of fall term on...

Kelsey King, a junior at Oregon State University, works part-time at the info desk in the Memorial Union on Nov. 18. The Memorial Union is one of the eight student fee funded units managed by the Associated Students of OSU so student employees who work there might soon make a minimum of $15 an hour if the proposed wage increase is accepted.

ASOSU pushes for student wage increase to ‘fairly compensate’ student employees

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 29, 2021

Correction: a paragraph originally stating the Student Fee Committee endorsed the increase in wages has been corrected to state that it is the Congressional Budgets Committee, instead, who has endorsed...

The Oregon State University Student Fee Committee deliberates on the budgets for student fees at a hybrid in person and virtual meeting on Nov. 23. The biggest topic of conversation during the deliberations was a raise that would affect many student workers who have jobs that are paid by student fees.

Student fee funded units request budget increases after year of low operation levels due to COVID-19

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 25, 2021

Student fee funded units at Oregon State University have proposed increases to their budgets to return to pre-pandemic operation levels, which would increase student fees during the 2022-23 academic year. Over...

Lauryn Ryan, the SFC Chair pro tempore—on a temporary basis—and senior in the college of engineering at Oregon State University works on her computer in front of the Student Experience Center on Nov. 19. Ryan said she wants to balance the needs of the units with the needs of the students to decide student fees for the 2022-23 academic year.

Student Fee Committee public forums are ‘one of the only avenues for students to have a say in how their money is spent’

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
November 20, 2021

Correction: Joe Page's title has been updated to indicate his Pro Tempore status as the ASOSU Speaker of the House of Representatives The Oregon State University Student Fee Committee will hold meetings...

Belen Amazcua, first-year Oregon State University student studying public health, attends the College Assistance Migrant Program etiquette presentation for leadership and networking on Oct. 27 in the Memorial Union. Dining centers on campus will be hosting events related to Thanksgiving throughout the month of November.

Festive dining options offered for Oregon State University students on and off campus

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Oregon State University provides seasonal dining options, special events and food accessibility resources for students to enjoy as the time to gather and celebrate around a meal nears.  As the colder...

Members of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Noelle Galardi (Left), Tina Hanby and Katlyn Varney prepare grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge. The HSRC provides students with resources who may be struggling with food or housing insecurity.

OSU provides students with variety of resources

Mackenzie M. Hebner, News Contributor
October 6, 2021

Oregon State University has many resources around campus dedicated to helping students such as the Human Services Resource Center, Counseling and Psychological Services department and Dixon Recreation...

Preciosa Martinez, the graduate assistant of the Human Services Resource Center textbook lending program, retrieves a book from a shelf on Monday, Sept. 27th. The textbook lending program provides textbooks at no cost to students in need.

Malick: Students should use on-campus textbook resources

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
October 3, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. One of the many benefits of being back on campus this fall...

Miguel Arrellano Sanchez can be seen illustrated by the Human Services Resource Center. With Bill 2835 passing, there is more availability to aid for students at Oregon State through the efforts of HSRC.

OSU HSRC receives state funding for basic need assistance services

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
July 25, 2021

Oregon State University, which has had a basic needs navigator for three years, has yet to determine how it will use the new funding provided by the passage of House Bill 2835. HB 2835 was passed on June...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University government body held its first of two joint-sessions on Jan. 6 via Zoom. These ASOSU sessions are to review the recommended budgetary guidelines for the student fee-funded units and confirm student fees-funded budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

Student Fee Committee discussions impacted by COVID-19 concerns

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 8, 2021

In a meeting held by the Student Fee Committee to discuss the fees for the 2021-2022 school year, financial problems due to COVID-19 raised many concerns among students. In the first congressional joint...

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