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Students vocalize what theyre thankful for on colorful sticky notes.

Chartwells hosts “Thank-ful” event to fight food insecurity

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 24, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 18, Chartwells at Oakland University hosted a Thanksgiving event — Thank-ful. Thank-ful is a nationwide event that takes place at more than 300 U.S. college and university campuses....

The Slim Chickens ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the OC.

Slim Chickens is open in the OC, and we taste tested it for you

Lauren Reid and Tori Coker September 15, 2021

After Chick-fil-A's closure last September, there’s a new place to get your chicken fix in the Pioneer Food Court: Slim Chickens. Founded in 2003, this is the chain’s first Michigan location. “We...

A new refreshment machine is available to students with variety of flavors in the Vandenberg dining hall.

Chartwells revamp keeps things fresh

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor September 13, 2016

This year, Oakland University residents were greeted with a shiny new cafeteria in Vandenberg Hall. From the changes to the made-to-order station Menutainment to the inclusion of an on-site baker...

Winter Garden second floor

OC expansion slated for completion in December 2018

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2016

A much-needed addition is finally coming to Oakland University’s student center. The Oakland Center was built in 1958 and currently boasts 140,000 square feet and “annual foot traffic exceeding...

Smokey Paws sells Grilled Cheese Sandwich with the option to upgrade to Sweet Potato Fries and adding Pulled Pork

Chartwells unveils Smokey Paws food truck

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor August 30, 2016

This year, Oakland University unveiled a new option for students looking to get a bite to eat on campus. Smokey Paws, a new barbecue concept, is driving around campus now. The truck serves food like...

Fruits, veggies and college

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief February 14, 2016

Being vegan or vegetarian used to be synonymous with being a hippie. Now, people do it either to be healthy or to do what they feel is morally right. It’s becoming more and more common to say no to meat...

Student organization Golden Key hosted its 15th annual PB&J day in the Gold Rooms in the OC where students helped make over 2,000 sandwiches. 

PB&J for a cause

Jake Smith February 7, 2016

On Monday Feb. 8, Oakland University’s Golden Key reserved space in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center to crank out as many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as possible in one hour these sandwiches...

Changes coming to Chartwells

Cheyanne Kramer January 10, 2016

Earlier in the year, Oakland residents were surprised with an increase in their transfer meals which allow them to use dining plans to eat around campus. The fall 2015 semester allowed students an unprecedented...

Chick-fil-A expansion still provides limited options

Cheyanne Kramer January 3, 2016

The Oakland Center is often thought of as the go-to place across campus to grab a bite to eat with its expanded Chick-fil-A and the arrival of Moe’s Southwest Grill. Though students may never stop to...

Not everyone is happy with the new Chartwells

Students in residence halls voice complaints about Chartwell’s

By Cheyanna Kramer September 28, 2015

With recent changes made to dining options and a new ten-year contract, issues between Oakland and Chartwells have arisen. Many students were hoping for increased quality of food and for better service,...

Chartwells keeps on truckin’ with new mobile dining option

By: Anthony Spak August 2, 2015

Earlier this summer, Chartwells, Oakland University’s on-campus food provider, announced the addition of a new food truck. Now, more details are available on the upcoming mobile food destination.Dubbed...

Due to the virus highly contagious nature, constant hand washing and staying away from those infected are the best preventative measures, according to Cora Hanson of EHS.Chartwells has created flu friendly kits which include foods like crackers, chicken broth packets, applesauce and can be picked up in any of the residential cafeterias.The cafeterias are also trading out and sanitizing all utensils to maintain a clean eating environment.

Chartwells responds, takes precautions during Norovirus outbreak

By Cheyanne Kramer March 24, 2015

Following the recent spread of the Norovirus on campus, the fear of eating in the resident’s hall has risen. Many students instantly pointed fingers to Chartwells and claimed it was the company's fault;...

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