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Paige Orals on May 24, a second year student at Oregon State University works in Dixon Recreation Center. She is one of many employees who will get a boost to a 15$ wage this July.

Social Addendum: I’m getting a raise and you deserve one too

Christine Castles, Columnist
June 6, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Oregon’s minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour...

Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Student Fee Commitee sets the summer fees, which are banked to fund eight units around campus. The SFC voted to lower fees for the summer 2022 term.

Student Fee Committee reduces summer fees

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

During the 2021-22 school year, the Student Fee Committee, which makes decisions on incidental and Student Facility Improvement fees, voted to remove the incidental fees from what students taking summer...

The “orange book” is a document of over 50 pages that gives a broad overview of the OSU budget on Dec. 21. In recent years, state funding to Oregons public colleges has been decreasing, forcing student tuition to fill in the gaps.

Rising student tuition funds majority of OSU education and general budget

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
December 23, 2021

Public colleges, including Oregon State University, have received less state funding in recent years, forcing students and families to make up the difference, but many wonder where this increasing tuition...

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...

This illustration represents student fees. 

Student fees fund services for Oregon State University community

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
May 29, 2020

The price of tuition at Oregon State University varies based on residency; yet, student fees are a flat rate added to the cost of attendance to fund different student services on campus. The breakdown...

A screenshot taken on April 3, 2020 shows a slide from the April 3 Board of Trustees Meeting which describes the three 2020-21 school year tuition, mandatory and student incidental fee rate scenarios discussed by the board. Trustees ultimately voted in favor of Scenario B with 11 votes.

Board of Trustees make tuition decisions, vote to move forward on in-house law enforcement

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
April 4, 2020

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees deliberated and voted on decisions regarding tuition and fees for the 2020-21 school year, reducing student incidental fees for spring 2020 and developing...

Associated Students of Oregon State University Speaker of the House Ian Walker speaks during the April 1 ASOSU Zoom meeting, where the House voted to lower student fees for spring term.

ASOSU passes unprecedented resolution to reduce spring term student fees due to COVID-19

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
April 2, 2020

As much of the campus has closed and classes are being offered remotely to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, has passed an...

A screenshot taken on March 31, 2020 shows a petition, titled “Reduce Tuition Cost in Response to COVID-19,” which calls on the university to consider reducing the cost of attendance. The petition has been making rounds the past few weeks and has reached over 15,700 signatures from Oregon State University community members, according to its page on the website. 

Petition to lower tuition reaches 15,700 signatures, gets OSU administration’s attention

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
March 31, 2020

A petition that has been making rounds the past few weeks has reached over 15,700 signatures from Oregon State University community members, according to its page on the website. The petition,...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University sign hangs in the ASOSU office.

ASOSU aims to lower student fees, maintain employment during COVID-19 pandemic

Jade Minzlaff, ASOSU Beat Reporter
March 31, 2020

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, have been working with university administration to help maintain student employment and to lower student fees during the...

Student Fee Committee Chair Safi Ahmad, attended the mediation on Feb. 3 as a member of the Mediation Committee. 

ASOSU passes Athletics student fee increase during mediation session

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
February 4, 2020

The Athletics student fee was increased from $40.71 to $41.93 per student in the fall, winter and spring terms of 2020-21, during a mediation session on Feb. 3, held by Associated Students of Oregon State...

ASOSU members gather in STAG 111 for a fee mediation meeting on Jan. 29. The mediation took place between the Student Fee Committee and Congress. 

ASOSU decides to pay future congress, retain SafeRide GTA

Maxwell Hatala, News Contributor
February 3, 2020

Congress and Student Fee Committee members of the Associated Students of Oregon State University, the university’s student government, decided to recommend granting funding to both SafeRide and the payment...

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