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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...

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...

Divine, Oregon State University’s female a capella group and Outspoken, Oregon State University’s male a capella group, perform on the steps of the Memorial Union. 

Friday on the steps: OSU a cappella sings for all

Matthew Brooks, News Contributor
May 6, 2019

Two of Oregon State University’s a cappella groups put on a show Friday at the Memorial Union, fine-tuning the songs they would eventually perform at concerts taking place during Family Weekend - one...

Spreading school spirit

A 10 year tradition, the OSU Bar Band brings the sound of the university to the communityThe night is wild with laughter and song. It’s chaos, like a crowd about to turn into a riot. “That was awesome!”...

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