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Red Douglas’s doctoral research on university student bereavement policies

Payton Bucki, Features Editor December 6, 2023

After suffering the tragic loss of his father in the senior year of his undergraduate studies at Oakland University, Red Douglas decided to become a ‘meaning-maker.' Douglas made it his mission to mitigate...

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Madison Siewert launches BeGolden, OU’s first-ever fashion magazine

Payton Bucki, Features Editor December 6, 2023

For as long as she can remember, Madison Siewert has had a passion for fashion journalism. Siewert was unable to find an outlet to express her stylistic creativity through Oakland University’s journalism...

OU alum Lauren Roll on her return to campus

OU alum Lauren Roll on her return to campus

Ana Gjorgjevski, Features Reporter December 6, 2023

From a young age, Lauren Roll knew she possessed strong resilience. Throughout her life, she has persevered through countless personal battles and never once let it affect her truly selfless spirit. Roll...

A conversation with OU-AAUP President, Michael Latcha

A conversation with OU-AAUP President, Michael Latcha

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2023

In May of 2024, Oakland University administration and Oakland University’s Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (OU-AAUP) will begin faculty contract renegotiations.  In 2021,...

OU Counseling Center struggles amidst underfunding and understaffing issues

OU Counseling Center struggles amidst underfunding and understaffing issues

Noah Francis, Features Reporter December 6, 2023

With the pressures of college classes and seasonal depression rising towards its peaks during the winter season, mental health resources such as the Oakland University Counseling Center (OUCC) are important...

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Ethics bowl team wins central states regional, advances to national competition

Noah Francis, Features Reporter December 6, 2023

On Nov. 18, the Oakland University Ethics Bowl team competed in the Central States Regional for the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) competition, hosted by the Association for Applied and Practical Ethics...

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Oakland University hosts Curtis Chin, Detroit author and activist

Noah Francis, Features Reporter November 22, 2023

The Oakland University AAPI and LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Groups (ERG) invited Curtis Chin, a talented writer and author, to Oakland University’s campus. On Nov. 8, Chin led a discussion about his memoir,...

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Drew Elwarner, founder of the Vintage and Secondhand Fashion Club

Payton Bucki and Ana Gjorgjevski November 22, 2023

For as long as she can remember, Drew Elwarner has had a passion for fashion. The Oakland University senior has been thrifting since age 13, spending years curating her personal style of unique patterns...

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The importance of getting involved on campus

Hannah Chretien, Contributor November 22, 2023

Oakland University offers more than 300 student organizations to choose from and an abundance of event, leadership and volunteer opportunities to be a part of. With the ability to get students involved...

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OU alumnus Elizabeth Foster’s burgeoning small business

Ana Gjorgjevski, Features Reporter November 22, 2023

Recent Oakland University alumnus Elizabeth Foster has been booked and busy. Since the dreaded year of 2020, Foster has been focused on her small business, Craft-E.  Upon the arrival of the pandemic,...

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Ceiling Connoisseurs: The sky isn’t just the limit, it’s the point

Noah Francis, Features Reporter November 22, 2023

Oakland University is home to over 300 different student organizations, with new clubs emerging throughout the year. One of these new clubs on campus is the Ceiling Connoisseurs, a club inspired by beautiful...

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Oakland’s first lady, Matilda Dodge Wilson

Ana Gjorgjevski, Features Reporter November 15, 2023

Matilda Dodge Wilson was born in Walkerton, Canada, in 1883 and became one of the most influential women of 20th-century America. Wilson is best known for her contributions to the founding of Oakland University...

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