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OU faculty panel discussion: Open forum for climate justice

OU faculty panel discussion: Open forum for climate justice

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 2, 2022

On Oct. 26, Oakland University Libraries hosted a faculty open panel regarding the topic of climate justice as part of OU’s planned events for Sustainability Month. Faculty members Dr. Thomas R. Raffel,...

Where Whitmer and Dixon stand on climate change

Where Whitmer and Dixon stand on climate change

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter October 26, 2022

The earth is warming much more quickly than scientists had predicted, according to a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published last year. This could lead to permafrost...

Aerial shot of Fort Myers Beach, Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian on Sept. 30.

Hurricane Ian causes high death toll, displacement

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor October 5, 2022

Hurricane Ian has hit Western Cuba, Florida, and now North and South Carolina. This beast of a storm has been classified as a Category 4 hurricane and has had winds of up to 150 miles per hour (Reuters). As...

Dont Look Up, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio, may not have been the best movie ever, but its message is extremely important.

It doesn’t matter if ‘Don’t Look Up’ was bad

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor January 12, 2022

Everyone is so far from reality these days, on seemingly unreachable planets, that we have to just try making bad movies with deep meanings and mock people to get anyone’s attention. “Don’t Look...

Plantwise LLC members administering the burn last Saturday.

Prescribed burn of OU biological preserves goes ahead

Jess Orlando, Staff Reporter April 21, 2021

Did you know that fires can repair damaged ecosystems and rejuvenate plantlife? Intentionally setting a fire may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of repairing ecosystems, but prescribed...

OU professor studies how decreasing glacial cover affects mountain river ecosystems

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

Oakland University professor Dr. Scott Tiegs Ph.D. co-authored a study in the journal, “Nature Climate Change” published on March 15. The study found that melting glaciers have an impact on carbon...

A Better yOU: Climate Change 101˚

Katie Rose & Layla Sizemore March 29, 2016

Are you feeling hotter? No, I don’t mean from going to the gym every day. Many scientists and important public figures including James Hansen, Bill Nye and Al Gore are all involved in the study of global...

The Real Deal: The environment is no longer a partisan issue

Aditya Tiwari March 14, 2016

Before I get to this week’s article, I’d like to take the time to make some confessions and disclaimers before we get to the content of this article. To begin with, I understand the implied hypocrisy...

The Real Deal: Welcome back to politics

By Adi Tiwari and Ryan Fox January 3, 2016

Hello everyone, we hope you had a wonderful break and holiday season and we hope this new semester finds you all in good health. Formalities aside, with the coming of the new year, we ask you to make yet...

It’s the end of the world as we know it

By Josh Soltman April 1, 2014

Civilization is doomed. Life as we know it is ending. So grab a case of beer and that stack of Playboys and head to the basement, because the end is nigh.OK, maybe we aren’t completely doomed yet. How...

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