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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...

This illustration depicts a grocery bag full of veggies. Finding affordable, healthy food can  be confusing and challenging as a college student with limited time and resources.

Free food resources available to students on OSU campus, city

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
April 4, 2022

With the rising cost of college, some students may be facing barriers in getting their basic needs met, but food resources on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus and in the city can help...

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...

Program Manager in OSU’s College of Business Amy Newman looks through a selection of winter coats that hang from the racks of Benny’s Business Closet on Nov. 24, 2021. Benny’s is a business thrift store in Milam Hall on the Corvallis, Ore. Oregon State University campus that sells locally-donated business clothing to OSU students for a very affordable price.

The Rainy Angle: Importance of proper clothing for cold weather sets in with start of winter term

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
January 3, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The increasingly cold weather in Corvallis, Ore. highlights...

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...

This illustration shows two students worrying over available housing. Currently, new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused the dissipation of Oregon State University’s on-campus co-ops, making it so finding off-campus communal housing remains an obstacle for female students.

Clairmont: Lack of co-op housing options disproportionately affects OSU’s female students

Kimberly Clairmont, Columnist
September 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. While new policies and a lack of funding ultimately caused...

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