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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

A photo illustration depicting hands offering and accepting various foods, with the snacks being examples of the items purchasable with government aid SNAP cards, photographed on June 29, 2023 in front of Oregon State University’s Basic Needs Center in Corvallis.

OSU student advocacy goes far beyond just campus politics

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
July 3, 2023

OSU students: do you use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program? This year, students are pushing for expansions on the Corvallis campus, along with the Hunger Free Campus Bill. Advocating on...

Ingredients and items inside of the Beaver Bag on Jan. 22. The Beaver Bags have been distributed at the Basic Needs Center.

Accessing Resources for Basic Needs On Campus

David Li, News Contributor
January 27, 2023

The Basic Needs Center, formerly the Human Services Resource Center, offers students and community members resources to support their nutritional, laundry, and textbook needs, as well as volunteer opportunities. Every...

Member of the Human Service Resource Center Food Pantry Katlyn Varney prepares grocery bags for pickup on Feb. 17 at Champinefu Lodge on OSUs Corvallis campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has risen among the Corvallis community.

OSU research shows increase in food insecurity during pandemic; HSRC urges students to apply for SNAP

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
March 29, 2021

Two Oregon State University professors are conducting the first campus-wide assessment of food insecurity, and expect their research findings to highlight the rate of OSU students experiencing food insecurity...

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Government shutdown affects OSU research funding, government assistance programs

Jada Krening, News Reporter
January 23, 2019

To date, the current government shutdown is longest in the history of the United States, lasting a total of 33 days and impacting individuals across the nation, and right here at Oregon State University.Consequently,...

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