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During his time at OU, graduate Cooper Hazel (left) conducted research on the economics of the legalization of marijuana. His economics professor Dr. Timothy Hodge (right) mentored Hazel during the project.
OU alumnus researches economics of marijuana legalization
Tanner Trafelet, Senior Reporter • October 13, 2021

Former Oakland University student Cooper Hazel — who graduated in 2021 with a degree in economics — conducted a research paper titled “The Munchies: Marijuana Legalization and Food Consumption in...

Harris talks about his work, experiences and inspirations for his art and exposure. 
OU alumni capturing Black experience through art
Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter • October 13, 2021

Jonathan Harris, an Oakland University graduate, has been making a name for himself in the arts of Detroit. At OU, he majored in graphic design with a minor in studio art after graduating from the Detroit...

OU students gathered near Elliott Tower for a BLM demonstration last April. On Monday, Oct. 4, the Recreation Center held a workshop to educate students on the history of the BLM movement.
Golden Grizzlies Lead: Black Lives Matter Workshop
D'Juanna Lester, Senior Reporter • October 13, 2021

On Monday, Oct. 4, the Oakland University Recreation Center held a workshop in the Oakland Center to educate students on the history of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to connect and recover with...

Crafts with a Purpose makes a positive impact in OU community
OU equestrians to raise team awareness through cornhole fundraiser
AAUW hosted menstrual product drive in hopes to help end “period poverty”
Faculty contract finalized, relationship between faculty and administration still strained
Otis and Ruby from season three of Sex Education.
‘Sex Education’ season three perfects the high school drama
Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor • October 13, 2021

The long-awaited third season of the teen comedy-drama “Sex Education” recently dropped on Netflix on Sept. 17, 2021, and once again, writer Laurie Nunn just doesn’t miss. From the show’s expansive...

Taylor Swift has announced that her album Red (Taylors Version) will be out on Nov. 12, a week earlier than the original release date.
Speculations on Taylor Swift changing ‘Red (Taylor's Version)’ release date
D'Juanna Lester, Senior Reporter • October 13, 2021

For many Taylor Swift fans — also known as Swifties — they’ve been anticipating the release of “Red (Taylor’s Version [TV]).” The re-recorded album was supposed to be released on Nov. 19, which...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.
‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 and Mental Health
Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Campus Editor • October 13, 2021

For almost two years, COVID-19 has had significant effects on mental health. The lack of social interaction, increase in economic hardship, fear of becoming sick and the fact that millions of people have...

Author Brigid Kemmerer’s new young adult book Defy the Night was released on Sept. 14. The page-turner will surely have fantasy fans eager to read.
'Defy the Night': an iconic example of world-building
D'Juanna Lester, Senior Reporter • October 6, 2021

In a previous article “Fall 2021 Anticipated YA Book Releases,” I listed “Defy the Night” by young adult (YA) fantasy author Brigid Kemmerer as an anticipated September release. The book has been...

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