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Students expand ecology skills in Ecuador

Bridget Janis, Contributor

January 22, 2020

The BIO 4333 study abroad trip to Ecuador gave 11 students the opportunity to experience tropical ecosystems firsthand.  The trip, which was taught by associate professor Scott Tiegs, allowed students to go high up in ele...

Student body recognized for political involvement, civic engagement

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awarded Oakland University a gold seal for its student voting rate ranging between 40 and 49%.  The award is due to OU’s  47.4% voting rate in the 2018 midterm elections, a 22.4% i...

Party ogres that live in the apartment above you prove that vigilante justice is sometimes OK

Ben Hume, Web Editor

January 19, 2020

The apartment above Oakland University student Biff Miller, 21, was the site of the largest rager the university had ever recorded. Registering as a 2.4 on the Richter scale, the party continued for a marathon length of 14 hou...

CETL Study Tips: What makes note-taking work?

Christina Moore, CETL Virtual Faculty Developer

January 15, 2020

You’ve probably been taking notes in classes for many years, but how do you know the note-taking works? What makes note-taking good: how much you write, how you record notes, whether you use bullet lists, draw diagrams or sketch ...

Women’s basketball takes down Green Bay, 93-88

Brittany Welch, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

The Oakland University women’s basketball team opened up their conference play on Thursday, Jan. 9 against the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The Grizzlies were victorious, defeating the Phoenix with a final score of 93-88. ...

President’s security advisers forget which Middle Eastern country to bomb

Ben Hume, Web Editor

January 15, 2020

Intelligence reports released last week from the Pentagon revealed internal discussions on pressing security threats to the United States. All of the threats came from countries in the Middle East, and each of the pages of the se...

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