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Sustainability on and around campus

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2020

Energy usage is a main focus in 2020, and Oakland University is making an effort to become a greener community.  According to data from 2010 on OU’s website, energy usage costs about 4% of a full-time student’s tuition. ...

Student recognized for study on skateboarding injuries

Katelyn Hill, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

Skateboarding is a popular pastime for many Americans, with around 6.4 million people who actively participate in the sport.  However, even with its great popularity, there is also a widely ignored side to the sport: the seve...

The impact of shopping locally

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

A local business owner in Howell, MI, Kennedy Martin owns an online shop called Bee Love Candles Co. She makes and sells spiritually-charged soy candles made from all-natural ingredients since January 2019.  “Shopping at sma...

Department of bioengineering experiences growth

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

Due to the growing number of jobs in the field, Oakland University decided to create the Department of Bioengineering in 2019.  This department is different compared to other departments at OU, because it is a part of both the ...

Hometown comes together for Black Lives Matter protest

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

June 9, 2020

In the heart of Rochester Municipal Park on Thursday, June 4, I kneeled in silence with hundreds of friends, classmates and neighbors for eight minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd on the day of his memorial service...

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