Oakland University Student Congress vice presidential hopefuls squared off Friday in the Fireside Lounge from 12-1 p.m. during the vice presidential debate.
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Incoming freshmen can now plan out their college education in even quicker time. Oakland University recently launched the Degree in Three program, which is set to launch this fall.
Orientation Group Leaders are responsible for dealing with thousands of new students every year and teach incoming students what they need to know about OU, as well as helping incoming freshman make the transition from high school to college.
Students talked politics and dancing on Monday at the OUSC Candidate Meet and Greet. All eight candidates were there to mingle with students and discuss their campaign platforms for the upcoming elections, followed by a dance-off where the candidates showed off their best dance moves.
New organization assists with student organization skills
According to the International Justice Mission, the trafficking of humans is a $12 billion industry worldwide. Students were educated on the global sex trafficking industry, including statistic likes this, on Tuesday Feb. 15 at the Not For Sale Event sponsored by Oakland University Student Congress, the Political Science Honor Society and the Center for International Programs.
You’ve seen them at the basketball games — they’re the entertainment during the media breaks and the providers of the fight song — but who are they really?
A magical sport has arrived at Oakland University. Quidditch may have began as a game played by wizards with broomsticks and a flying snitch in the Harry Potter series, but the game is taking root on OU’s campus.
Student 'Cruzes' through multiple student organizations
Chinese architecture is explored in all different classes, but Shuishan Yu, assistant professor of art history, is currently teaching students about Chinese architecture in his 300 level course, AH 357, which is Chinese architecture. This is Professor Yu’s third time teaching the course he brought to OU. The course was offered before in 2006 and 2009.
Motivational speaker Johnnie Tuitel, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, was kicked off a US Airways flight after being told he was too disabled to fly alone. Tuitel told his story to students on Monday as a part of OU’s African-American Celebration month. He shared his life experiences growing up with cerebral palsy, the obstacles he has overcome and stories about his parents and his three children.
Renovations are being made in Dodge Hall to house the country’s first laboratory dedicated to pediatric retinal research. After donations totaling around $2 million were made to the university from the Clohset and Bergquist families through Dr. Michael Trese of Beaumont Hospital and the ROPARD Foundation (The Association for Retinopathy and Related Diseases), construction began on lab, an addition to the Oakland University’s Eye Research Institute.
Oakland University is getting ready to participate in the annual MLK Day of Service. Saturday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., students will be volunteering in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Pontiac High School doing various activities around the school including organizing storage rooms so supplies can be better utilized by the school’s staff.
After the loss of a close friend to an enlarged heart condition, sophomore Mike Morris and a group of friends decided to start Forever Adventure, Inc., a non-profit organization in honor and remembrance of their fallen friend.
Smile, because Mioara Dragan wants to take your picture. Dragan, a senior at Oakland University, is the founder of Mioara Dragan Photography, which she started in 2009 after she began taking photos of her friends for fun.
Special lecturer, writing and rhetoric
Oakland University Student Congress kicked off its annual Anti-Hate Week campaign on Monday.
Grizz Gang fan challenge; Basketball tailgates; OU vs. MSU at the Palace; Meadow Brook Hall Concert Series
Students with physical disabilities find accessing utilities difficult
Assistant professor of music, dance and theatre