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Former ASOSU Vice President Radhika Shah and current President Simon Brundage began their positions on June 1, 2017. Shahs last day of work was Feb. 16, 2018, when she resigned feeling unsupported in her position.

Old rules for a new administration

Joe Wolf, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017

Shortly before leaving office at the beginning of June, former Associated Students of Oregon State University President Rachel Grisham issued two executive orders: one that moved the Student Health Services...

Rachel Grisham and Brett Morgan will both graduate this term. Over their term, the two were able to accomplish many of the goals they had set out during their campaign, including lowering the pay the OSU president and vice president receive, as well as moving the ASOSU election from spring to winter term to allow more time for transition.

Farewell from the outgoing ASOSU administration

Rachel Grisham, ASOSU President Brett M. Morgan
June 5, 2017

Guest ColumnDear Colleagues,It is with a heavy heart that we type our last letter for the Grisham-Morgan ASOSU Administration. At noon on June 1, 2017, we officially transitioned into the new Administration...

(Left) Rachel Grisham, 2016-17 ASOSU president, swears in Simon Brundage, 2017-18 president (right), during the inauguration.

ASOSU inauguration brings old memories, new priorities

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
June 5, 2017

President Simon Brundage, Vice President Radhika Shah, others sworn inWhat began with farewells ended with a look toward the future, as over two dozen new members of the Associated Students of Oregon State...

ASOSU Farewell

ASOSU Farewell

Rachel Grisham and Brett Morgan will both graduate this term. Over their term, the two were able to accomplish many of the goals they had set out during their campaign, including lowering the pay the OSU...

The Valley Library, a staple of the Oregon State community, on a sunny day in April.  

‘It’s On Us’ initiative assists in the fight against sexual assault at OSU

Jessica Boyd, Practicum Contributor
April 24, 2017

The video opens and focuses on actor Zoe Saldana with a solemn expression on her face. As different celebrities flash on the screen, lines explaining consent are spoken, concluding with a call to action...

Simon Brundage and Radhika Shah packing up and moving into their new office. The pair will officially begin their new positions as president and vice president on June 1.

ASOSU begins transition process

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
April 17, 2017

Current administration already working to prepare replacements for year ahead.ASOSU President-elect Simon Brundage and Vice President-elect Radhika Shah will spend their spring term preparing to assume...

Protesters interrupted the first meeting, forcing a second.

OSU Board of Trustees schedules second tuition meeting in April

The Baro Staff
March 31, 2017

The OSU Board of Trustees will reconvene on Friday, April 21st to discuss changes in tuition and the fiscal year 2018 university budget, according to ASOSU Vice President Brett Morgan. The Board had previously...

The information in this graphic represents past and proposed total tuition and student fee increases per student based on 12 credit hours for three terms. The tuition rates for the 2017-2018 academic year have yet to be set.

Student protesters delay Board of Trustees’ tuition decision

Tiffani Smith, Jamie Chin News Contributors
March 20, 2017

Friday, a public Board of Trustees meeting held in the Memorial Union Horizon Room was interrupted by protesters, causing the meeting to be adjourned without any votes or decisions made.The meeting was...

Rafid Chowdhury (far right) and other members of the SIFC discuss possibilities for the future of the athletics budget on the evening of February 27, 2017.

SIFC and ASOSU pass athletics student fee level

Joe Wolf, News Contributor
March 6, 2017

Working group to be formed to reevaluate rate at later dateIn a firelit conference room high above Reser Stadium, 12 Oregon State University students decided the $2.7 million Athletics Department student...

Peter Schwartz, the SIFC chairman, will be part of the mediation committee that will aim to pass on an approved athletics budget.

ASOSU votes no on proposed athletics budget

Tiffani Smith, Amy Schwartz News Contributors
February 27, 2017

Following the Feb. 22 session of ASOSU Joint Congress, the proposed Athletics budget for fall, winter and spring fiscal year 2018 and summer 2019 was the only budget not approved by the body.According...

OSU President Ed Ray

OSU declared a sanctuary university

Lauren Sluss, Managing Editor Amy Schwartz
November 28, 2016

Joining a growing movement across the country and reacting to local pressure, President Ray commits to protecting studentsOn Nov. 21, President Ed Ray joined a nationwide effort by officially declaring...

Enrique Fernandez helped start a program at Oregon State University where students can rent certain textbooks for free using the Textbook Lending Program.

One student’s initiative to save money turns into free rentals of course materials

Marilyn Wallenburn, News Contributor
November 14, 2016

Textbook prices are something every student has dealt with. For some the decision to purchase books isn’t easy and, the cost can be more than the amount on the price tag. This is an issue that is currently...

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