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After closing due to the impacts of COVID-19 and University of Housing and Dining Services being short-staffed, North Porch Cafe in the Memorial Union is making a comeback for Spring 2022. This illustration depicts students waiting in line and ordering from the cafe.

North Porch Cafe has reopened with shorter menu, ‘enjoyable work environment’

Emma Coke, News Contributor
March 21, 2022

After being closed for nearly two years due to staffing shortages, North Porch Cafe reopened on March 15 and will operate Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  North Porch, located in the...

Starship robots await loading of food outside of the Arnold Dining Hall on Nov. 24, 2021. These robots deliver food to students from most dining locations on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus and are not expected to be impeded by the winter weather.

OSU students offer opinions on six-wheeled rovers delivering food through winter weather

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University’s Starship robots face many challenges on campus, but students can expect the robots to continue delivering food even through Oregon’s winter season.  “They slip and slide...

Slides with information from Oregon State Universitys Student Health Services nutrition website outline on campus nutrition information. Students are also encouraged to teach themselves about nutrition to support their own success.

OSU gives students access to free nutrition services

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 15, 2021

Oregon State University provides students with free nutrition resources through clubs, classes and on-campus dining, but students are also encouraged to teach themselves about nutrition to support their...

Off the Quad in the Memorial Union remains closed to diners on Oct. 4. For now the popular restaurant is only open for delivery and mobile orders.

Understaffing at MU causes long lines

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
October 8, 2021

Since in-person classes have resumed, restaurant closures and understaffing in Oregon State University’s Memorial Union have caused line buildups, but as more restaurants reopen, these lines are beginning...

Food acc.

Students desire more religious food accommodations throughout campus

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Correction: The updated version of this article has been corrected to attribute a quote to Abby Cohen.Oregon State is a university that strongly emphasizes diversity. The dining halls on campus should...

Bailey Reynolds, second-year biology major, compares peanut butter brands at Cascadia Market. Resources available to measure products’ impacts are located on the packaging.

Shea: Ethical consumerism requires research, big-picture thinking

Delaney Shea, Columnist
February 19, 2018

Altering food-purchasing habits can have positive effects, conscious choices.For many people, college students especially, the power of a dollar can be a burden. Students want to have not only plenty of...

Calabaloo’s student worker Luis Roberts taking food payment from Brooke Sorenson, first year. 

Full Plate Fund program initiated to aid students in need

Erica Baldwin, News Contributor
January 29, 2018

New program allows students to donate excess dining dollars to others.When some graduates joke about being in college, they refer to their days spent living off of instant ramen, coffee and various energy...

Arnold Dining Center will be the only dining center open on campus during winter break. Arnold is located on the south end of the OSU campus.

OSU facilities continue to provide for students, staff during winter break

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
December 10, 2017

Some campus locations decreasing operation hours during break. As students all over Oregon State University prepare their travel plans and packing lists for winter break, crews on campus are preparing...

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