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Letter to the editor: What Beaver?

Andrea Knutson, Contributor February 21, 2024

Recently the Oakland University community was informed that a beaver had moved into the campus’s biological preserve and made itself at home. Indeed, since that announcement, we’ve been able to confirm...

President Pescovitz speaking with Indigenous community member Wayne Cleland at last Fridays Land Acknowledgement Statement plaque reveal ceremony.

LAS plaque reveal ceremony affirms OU’s commitment to Indigenous community

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022

Last Friday’s Land Acknowledgement Statement (LAS) plaque reveal ceremony featured a slate of speakers including the people behind OU’s LAS and individuals from the broader Indigenous community. The...

A screen cap of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitzs Nov. 19 OU update video.

Letter to the editor: About that Dining Table

Andrea Knutson, Contributor November 24, 2021

About that Dining Table By Andrea Knutson and Chaturi Edrisinha with special contributions from Jeremy Johnson, Speaker of the Legislature for OUSC and a staff member who prefers to remain anonymous. Dear...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English Andrea Knutson.

Letter to the editor: contract negotiations, a bridge ready to collapse

Andrea Knutson, Contributor August 16, 2021

I’m a member of Oakland University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors, and while our bargaining team undergoes contract negotiations (happening now during a temporary extension...

Left to right: Andrea Knutson, Megan Peiser and Ashleigh Dubie doing research while crafting OUs Land Acknowledgement Statement.

The people behind OU’s Land Acknowledgement Statement

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

In what Campus Communications deemed “an explicit gesture intended to cultivate a mutually beneficial dialogue,” Oakland University officially adopted the OU Land Acknowledgement Statement last month....

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