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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...

A homeless camp set up along the Willamette River with a sign stating dog on premises.

Corvallis providing more resources to homeless community due to COVID-19

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 22, 2020

With winter weather quickly approaching, Corvallis shelters and community centers are adapting to COVID-19 health policies to house as many people as possible, though capacities and resources are both...

The Reser stadium empty on a Saturday afternoon. With no cars in view, the lack of students and current lack of sports lends to the feeling of isolation from COVID-19.

OSU fall term enrollment numbers to be released late Oct.; 40% decrease in on-campus residents

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
October 4, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 OSU Back-to-School Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University's incoming class, as well as returning students about...

Fresh food lies spread across a cutting board. 

OSU continues their effort to fight food insecurity on campus

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
October 21, 2019

Last spring, OSU President Ed Ray brought attention to food insecurity at Oregon State University. Since then, efforts have been made to improve the situation of food insecurity on campus.In an email,...

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....

Trash sits on a carousel, waiting to be taken by a University Housing and Dining Services employee and sorted. 

OSU implements new technology to cut back on food waste

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
May 13, 2019

Oregon State University Housing and Dining Services has recently implemented new technology to help measure, monitor, report and set reduction goals for pre-consumer wasted food with the help of a State...

The International Living-Learning Center, located on the South side of campus, houses students partaking in Innovation Nation and the Global Village, as well as students not part of a Living-Learning Community.

Specialized living spaces give students community to call home

James Trotter, Copy Editor
September 14, 2018

Many students at Oregon State University have made connections with other students and improved their academic experience through the campus Living Learning Community program. Through OSU’s LLC program,...

The main entrance to the Memorial Union is closed for leveling and waterproofing.

Non-faculty staff improve campus operations

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
July 16, 2018

Staff members collaborate to operate and renovate on-campus facilitiesWhile many students and faculty have left for the summer, non-faculty staff members remain on campus working to keep over 200 of the...

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UHDS extends dining hall hours for Ramadan

The Baro Staff
May 17, 2018

For those observing Ramadan on campus, a holy month for Muslims which requires the faithful to fast during daylight hours, there are some late night options offered by University Housing and Dining Services.While...

UHDS offers services to help students dissatisfied with their roommates

Erin Dose News Contributor
February 20, 2017

Hundreds of first-years switch rooms each year, university provides resources It happens all the time. When people of any age share a small space, tensions build and conflicts can occur. This is especially...

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