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An illustration of a menstrual product disposal bin overflowing in a public bathroom. Gilbert Hall Addition—a building at Oregon State Universitys Corvallis campus—has had several issues with accessible disposal of menstrual products, according to fourth-year chemistry student Sarah Gernhart. 

Castles: Sanitary product receptacles are a public health necessity

Christine Castles, Columnist
August 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.When you walk into Gilbert Hall on Oregon State University’s...

Associated Students of Campus Director of Student Advocacy Marichelle Gurski has been advocating for the accessibility of free menstrual products and supports HB 3294. If passed, the bill would mandate product dispensers to be accessible and free in educational institutions, including OSU. 

Oregon House Bill would require OSU to provide free menstrual products

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 27, 2021

State legislation in Oregon is considering the passing of House Bill 3294, which would require every public education institution, including Oregon State University, to provide both tampons and sanitary...

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