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The psychology of New Year’s resolutions

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter January 25, 2023

“New year, new me” is a term often said at the beginning of each new year — and the new year after that. According to a study by the Institut Public de Sondage d'Opinion Secteur (Ipsos), 55% of...

Zoé Rosario at the Keeper of the Dream Awards ceremony.

Keeper of the Dream: Zoé Rosario

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter January 25, 2023

As Oakland University junior Zoé Rosario sat at the Keeper of the Dream Awards (KOD) ceremony, she cried as she reflected on her life. She realized that she was able to prove those who thought less of...

Campus community reacts to new Moodle update

Campus community reacts to new Moodle update

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 25, 2023

Students and faculty had a brand new Moodle interface staring back at them upon logging in for the first time this Winter semester. Moodle 4.0 was released by the learning platform in April 2022 and...

Alberto Ferreira -- Bicicleta de Pelé, Maracanã, 1965

Pelé: A month without the soccer legend

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director January 18, 2023

For soccer lovers, the last few months have been filled with emotions. First, the FIFA World Cup — which was possibly the last championship for Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — and most recently,...

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Students reflect on virtual learning

Autumn Okuszka , Features Reporter January 18, 2023

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of “virtual learning” was hardly mainstream. Today, it is a practice that most households have heard of, and a method of schooling that has become embedded...

Dontae Walker being sworn in as Mount Clemens Community School Board Trustee on Nov. 28, 2022.

From alumnus to school board trustee: Dontae Walker wins local election

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter January 18, 2023

When Oakland University senior Dontae Walker graduated as valedictorian from Mount Clemens High School in 2019, he vowed that he would one day return to help out. He kept his promise three years later...

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College students can use music and noise for stress management

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director January 11, 2023

Coming to a university campus means seeing specific things that create the uniqueness of that environment. Usually, big buildings with many signs are a must.  But the people inside these buildings...

The OU Counseling Center (OUCC) is offering free therapy sessions to OU students.

OU Counseling Center providing services to students in need

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor January 11, 2023

According to a study done by the American College Health Association, nearly three quarters of students reported struggling with moderate or severe psychological distress.  Dr. David Schwartz, director...

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The triple threat: How students maintain their classes, grades and health

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter January 11, 2023

Eat, sleep, repeat. Or more familiarly to students across the nation — eat, study, sleep, repeat. It’s a cycle that preoccupies so many students that they often neglect themselves and their physical...

The selfie of Lea Michele that generated speculation buccal fat removal was behind the actress more chiseled look.

What is buccal fat removal — TikTok’s latest plastic surgery fad?

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 11, 2023

Move over, Brazilian Butt Lift, TikTok has a new plastic surgery fixation taking the app by storm — buccal fat removal. Everyone’s face comes with buccal fat pads stored within the muscles of their...

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How students can eat fresh on campus

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter January 11, 2023

With the hectic schedule of a college student, it can be easy to fall into unhealthy eating habits. On top of classes, projects and tests, what a student eats might be the last thing on their mind. For...

Holiday traditions: A little piece of who you are

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director December 7, 2022

The Holidays are here! Independently of how you celebrate it, I'm sure this time of the year brings many memories to your mind.  Traditions are often around long enough to make us stop noticing them,...

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