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Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at the Michigan Democratic election night party. Photo courtesy of Jacob Hamilton via MLive

2022 midterm election results: Whitmer re-elected, Proposal 3 passes and Democrats flip Michigan legislature

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor November 9, 2022

The results are in from the 2022 midterm elections. Called by some the most important midterm election in a generation, Michigan voters showed up to the polls in large numbers to cast their votes.  In...

President Biden at the 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

2022 Detroit Auto Show: Biden’s visit, absent companies and one giant inflatable duck

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director September 21, 2022

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is back in Detroit after almost three years. The annual exhibition brings to the public and industry experts new models, market tendencies, new technology...

Photo of The Queen courtesy of Royal Collection Trust

Queen Elizabeth II, England’s longest reigning monarch, passes away

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor September 14, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II, aged 96, passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Queen Elizabeth II was England’s longest reigning monarch who presided over her country for 70 years. After...

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OU students comment on President Biden’s student debt relief plan

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 14, 2022

On Aug. 24, 2022 President Joe Biden announced his three-part student debt relief plan, a plan that had been a campaign promise since March 2020. The plan promises to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt...

Five GOP candidates fiercely took to the podium to make their mark in the last debate before the Aug. 2 primary.

GOP gubernatorial debate takes place at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 21, 2022

Political commentator Tudor Dixon, real estate broker Ryan Kelly, businessman Kevin Rinke, chiropractor Garrett Soldano and pastor Ralph Rebandt exchanged views on water quality, gun control, abortion,...

Dr. Anthony Fauci at a Dec. 1 press conference at the White House discussing the omicron variant.

Omicron emerges as potential new public health threat

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter December 6, 2021

It doesn’t seem long since the delta variant of COVID-19 hit many people worldwide. Now, we have another variant named “omicron” – which may be far more threatening than the delta variant. Omicron,...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: What is seasonal affective disorder?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

With the clock “falling back” one hour and chillier weather coupled by a lack of sunlight rolling in, it can be easy to feel the winter blues. While it is normal to feel a little down as a result of...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: Do you need a flu shot?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2021

I know we discussed COVID-19 vaccines last week, but there should be another vaccine on your medical to-do list for the fall: the flu shot. Why? While it is recommended that everyone (six months...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 booster shots made by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Who gets a booster, when they get it and which vaccine they get varies,...

End of COVID-19? Still seems like a far-fetched dream

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 8, 2021

“When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?” Most people probably have asked this question at least once during this pandemic. After a year and a half since the first case of COVID-19 in the U.S., the answer...

The OUWB School of Medicine in the heart of campus, Elliott Tower overlooking everything in the background.

Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health Merger: For Michigan, by Michigan

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Two of the largest health systems in Michigan, Southfield-based Beaumont Health and Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health, recently announced they have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to explore merging...

OU features presentation on local governments and environmental cleanup

Jessica Orlando, Reporter April 7, 2021

Collaboration between local governments and federal agencies is crucial when it comes to dealing with disaster relief and environmental catastrophes. Oakland University’s MPA program hosted a webinar...

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