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Sophia Ospina, a first-year student at Oregon State University, orders hot chocolate from Cascadia Cafe student worker Izzy Waggoner in the International Living-Learning Center on April 19. Cascadia Cafe is one of the on-campus coffee shops participating in the new program to offer students who bring their own reusable mugs a 35-cent discount.

Program to reduce disposable cup use has been ‘well received’

Emma Coke, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

More Oregon State University community members have reportedly been bringing reusable mugs to coffee shops after the start of a new program that charges for the use of disposable cups.  In February,...

Pictured is a coffee drink in a reusable mug and a croissant from the Cascadia Cafe on March 8. Two on-campus cafes, e.Cafe and Cascadia Cafe, are now offering a 50 cent discount for drink purchases with resuable mugs.

On-campus cafes offer discount with use of reusable mugs

Emma Coke, News Contributor
April 4, 2022

Correction: The Barometer was informed that the details of the pilot program for reusable mug discounts at e.Cafe and Cascadia Cafe have been changed. This article has been updated to reflect these changes. Students...

Freshman Nina Brady (Left) and Brianna Santillan spend their sunny afternoon hammocking in McNary field on March 30. Josh Norris, the director of the Adventure Leadership Institute, said spending time in green spaces can be important for a student’s mental health and wellbeing.

Earth Day events, activities hosted on OSU campus

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
April 4, 2022

Oregon State University celebrates the week leading up to Earth Day with sustainability events and advises students on how they can be sustainable year-round. Community Engagement and Leadership will...

The SW 35th Street solar array installation on September 27th in Corvallis, Ore. Sierra Magazine ranked Oregon State University at the 26th position out of 328 colleges in the country for sustainability.

OSU consistently ranks among most sustainable universities in the nation

Luke Brockman, News Contributor
October 5, 2021

Energy efficiency, sustainable food procurement and solar array maintenance: these are just three categories of the work that goes on in the Sustainability Office at Oregon State University. Minutes...

Lars Romsos, who ran for a Senator position in the ASOSU 2021 Elections, has taken part in the Sunrise Movement since high school. Romsos was driven to join the movement when a peer of his quit his job to become an organizer for the South Tahoe Sunrise Movement.

Sunrise Corvallis inspires students to run for ASOSU

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

Those who participate in student government are often inspired by local politics and issues to campaign and make their own changes.This is true for Lars Romsos and Lily Butler, who are running for positions...

drag show

Drag show emphasizes creativity, inclusivity

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
April 22, 2019

With performances ranging from poetry, to singing, to dancing dressed as Patrick from Spongebob Squarepants, last Saturday’s drag show aimed to inform and entertain the audience in an environment supportive...

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