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Off the Quad in the Memorial Union remains closed to diners on Oct. 4. For now the popular restaurant is only open for delivery and mobile orders.

Understaffing at MU causes long lines

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
October 8, 2021

Since in-person classes have resumed, restaurant closures and understaffing in Oregon State University’s Memorial Union have caused line buildups, but as more restaurants reopen, these lines are beginning...

Workers at Don Froylan’s Creamery in the middle of the cheese-making process. Don Froylan produces a line of several cheese products, some of which are served at OSU McNary Dining Hall’s La Calle Restaurant.

UHDS sources locally-grown ingredients for food produced in all dining halls throughout campus

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

As part of the ongoing Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, Oregon State University’s University Housing and Dining Services aims to support the incoming 2021-2022 academic community by...

Located in the MU ballroom there is free testing for students which is required for some people weekly. Testing can be important to sign up so you know you and others are safe.

TRACE OSU requires on-campus residents to test weekly for COVID-19, encourages all students to sign up for testing

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
March 8, 2021

Oregon State University informed students that all on-campus residents are required to be tested weekly by TRACE OSU for COVID-19.  According to an email sent out by University Housing and Dining Services...

Third-year students Dominic Giuliano and Hailie Schweit grab their lunch from one of the Starship robots. These independent robots can bring food to residence halls for a contactless delivery.

Starship Technologies brings food delivery robots to OSU campus

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
October 26, 2020

This week, small white robots on six wheels have been sighted all across Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus. These Starfleet robots are going mainstream on campus because their purpose...

Freshman Jacob Yen orders at Five Four One at McNary, one of the dining halls on campus that offers a variety of restaurants.

Oregon State University offers an array of food, drink options

Tosca Ruotolo, News Contributor
June 22, 2020

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

Due to COVID-19, Executive Director of University Housing & Dining Services, Stephen Jenkins said UHDS is working to extend the expiration date of dining dollars that were supposed to expire in June 2020.

Students left with excess dining dollars, UHDS working to extend expiration date

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
June 8, 2020

Many freshmen and other students were left with an excess of dining dollars after Oregon State University campus closures due to COVID-19—leaving students wondering what will happen to their rollover...

Weatherford Hall is just one of OSUs 14 residence halls on campus. In an email statement on March 26, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Dan Larson announced the student services that would continue to provide support for critical learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: residence and dining halls, the Memorial Union and the Milne Computing Center.

RA position can be difficult, rewarding

Vada Shelby, News contributor
March 2, 2020

After the requirement of living on campus for one’s first year at Oregon State University is met, students have a variety of options to consider for their living situation. OSU offers students the opportunity...

Oregon State University fights food insecurity with a food share proposal

Shi Violet Herring
June 26, 2019

Edward J. Ray, Oregon State president, addressed the Corvallis community in a letter, explaining the plans coming to fruition the fall of 2020. Ray said that he is working with University Housing and Dining...

Weatherford RA Kali Henderson accesses keys to the residence hall. 

Resident Assistants face difficulty with work-life balance

Alexis Campbell, News Contributor
May 13, 2019

For some resident assistants at Oregon State University, the challenges of the job outweigh the benefits.Resident assistants are responsible for living in the dorms and acting as peer mentors for residents....

RA

Life of an RA

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
February 18, 2019

For Oregon State University students who are considering their residential options for next year, becoming a residential assistant is a potential option, and the application deadline is Mar. 3.  A resident...

Halsell hall

Discounts offered for on-campus housing

Jada Krening, News Reporter
February 18, 2019

Although Oregon State University students typically seek off-campus housing after their first year in residence halls, students who decide to continue living on-campus receive special benefits and discounts...

Food acc.

Students desire more religious food accommodations throughout campus

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Correction: The updated version of this article has been corrected to attribute a quote to Abby Cohen.Oregon State is a university that strongly emphasizes diversity. The dining halls on campus should...

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