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OU Counseling Center struggles amidst underfunding and understaffing issues

OU Counseling Center struggles amidst underfunding and understaffing issues

Noah Francis, Features Reporter December 6, 2023

With the pressures of college classes and seasonal depression rising towards its peaks during the winter season, mental health resources such as the Oakland University Counseling Center (OUCC) are important...

Info on active shooter protocols following MSU shooting

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 22, 2023

Oakland University students Emma Garrett and Red Douglas have worked in conjunction with the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) as well as Student Congress (OUSC) to increase the awareness of...

The Graham Health Center picnic counseling is only offered at one window so far. Custodians are still looking for a way to remove all the nose smudges before more tables are introduced.

Oakland University’s perfect and precarious picnics

Emily Morris, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

Emerging from winter and a pandemic leaves a questionable list of springtime activities, but visiting OU’s picnic spots should be near the top of your list.  There’s countless cozy spots across...

Mental health is a growing concern: Is OU keeping up?

Mental health is a growing concern: Is OU keeping up?

Amy Swanson February 7, 2016

Oakland students get the first six sessions at the Counseling Center for free at the Graham Health Center.

Yes means yes

Rachel Williams January 19, 2016

According to a 2014 statistic compilation by Business Insider, 19 percent of college students were survivors of attempted or completed sexual assault.  That same year, nearly 60 American universities...

According to Dr. David Schwartz of the Oakland University Counseling Center, 60% of students experience significant depression at some point during their college career and 75% of students will experience severe anxiety at some point during their life.

The Graham Health Center provides counseling services for students in distress

By Rachel Williams, staff reporter November 15, 2015

It’s no secret that college students are exposed to numerous stressors. Mental illnesses are also on the rise in college-aged people, and it is important to understand the resources available.Dr. David...

Students can participate in yoga, meditation, and physical exercise to help combat stress and anxiety that comes with the pressure of keeping up with school.

Staying motivated after midterms

By Alexus Bomar, staff reporter November 1, 2015

Once midterms are over and the weather becomes cooler, students begin to lose focus and motivation.“Feeling burned out and overwhelmed is a very common issue for students, especially around this time,”...

Frisbees litter OUs campus

Frisbees litter OU’s campus

By Kaylee Kean October 1, 2013

Little colorful disks littered Oakland’s lawns as the Graham Health Center (GHC) dropped 1,000 Frisbees in an initiative to promote health, services and communications.  Tossing it out thereIn an effort...

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