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Members of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Noelle Galardi (Left), Tina Hanby and Katlyn Varney prepare grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17th 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...

Kevin Shimomaeda, the Next Steps Program Coordinator with Jackson Street Youth Services, sits inside the living room of one of the Transitional Living Shelters in Corvallis Oregon. Jackson Street Youth Services provides Oregon State students with a transitional living program which offers older youth long-term apartment-style housing and support services.

As college students continue to face homelessness, resources are available

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Clarification: This story has been edited in order to clarify that at the time of Kayla Rose's experience with houselessness, resources were not available or she didn't meet certain requirements at the...

Member of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Katlyn Varney prepares grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge on OSUs Corvallis campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has risen among the Corvallis community.

OSU research shows increase in food insecurity during pandemic; HSRC urges students to apply for SNAP

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 29, 2021

Two Oregon State University professors are conducting the first campus-wide assessment of food insecurity, and expect their research findings to highlight the rate of OSU students experiencing food insecurity...

The last session of a two part Student Fee Committee meeting took place on January 13 via Zoom. 

Student Fee Committee votes to pass all fee requests, aims to support all students

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 17, 2021

The Student Fee Committee, in their second congressional meeting, decided to pass all the fee increases and decision packages requested by their units for the 2021-2022 school year.While there were many...

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...

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...

Food Pantry Coordinators Rosalie Vernave (left) and Tina Hanby (right) putting together a few of the many food boxes that are distributed by the Human Services Resource Center. The HSRC also offers help with housing and textbooks for Oregon State students. The Food Pantry distributes boxes every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and more information is available on the HSRC website under the Food Security tab.

OSU students look to additional resources for emergency funding support

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
September 30, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 OSU Back-to-School Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University's incoming class, as well as returning students about...

The Human Services Resource Center in Champinefu Lodge at the edge of campus is open to both the public and students, and they offer a variety different services.

OSU students receive low-cost, free services

The Baro Staff
September 20, 2019

The Human Services Resource Center at Oregon State University offers a variety of free and low-cost options, such as food, textbook rentals and reduced-cost parking permit applications. “The HSRC Food...

MealBux food insecurity

MealBux, ScholarDollars available to OSU students in need

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
September 20, 2019

Clarification: We initially published this story without including a source's full last name on every reference. This has been updated.Many students struggle with food insecurity, but not all students...

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Office of Financial Aid, HSRC work to ease the financial burden of college

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
September 24, 2018

The cost of college has become a much-debated topic across the United States in recent years and Oregon State University is not exempt from this controversial issue. According to the Office of Admissions,...

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