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Joanne Danto receives Honorary Doctor of Arts

Katelyn Hill, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

Oakland has named retired professional dancer and full-time philanthropist Joanne Danto as a recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Arts.  According to the Oakland News, Danto was one of several to receive honorary degrees for...

The good and bad of Greek life

Alexandra Pena, Contributor

January 8, 2020

Recent national scrutiny of Greek life and linked fatalities have placed many university fraternities and sororities under harsh light. Within October 2019 alone, there were four hazing-related deaths across the United States. Despite...

How to deal with grief through the holidays

Autumn Page, Contributor

December 4, 2019

It’s that time of year again, where family gathers and Christmas movies are on every channel. Everyone’s baking Christmas cookies and having to frantically clean the house for guests. It seems all cookie-cutter perfect, but ...

Animal cruelty laws on the rise, experts say

Liz Kovac, Engagement Editor

December 4, 2019

In January 2019, U.S. representatives introduced the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, which would allow federal authorities to prosecute animal abusers nationwide. Though this legislation may seem like a win...

OUWB student identifies barriers in prescribing opioids in Michigan

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

December 4, 2019

The opioid crisis in Michigan has been steadily increasing for years as the number of overdose deaths have increased over 17 times in the past two decades, according to the Michigan Health and Hospital Association. Chris Cooper, a fourth-year Oakland University William ...

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