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During his time at OU, graduate Cooper Hazel (left) conducted research on the economics of the legalization of marijuana. His economics professor Dr. Timothy Hodge (right) mentored Hazel during the project.

OU alumnus researches economics of marijuana legalization

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 13, 2021

Former Oakland University student Cooper Hazel — who graduated in 2021 with a degree in economics — conducted a research paper titled “The Munchies: Marijuana Legalization and Food Consumption in...

Junior Ize Spielman, who lives with Elhlers-Donlas Syndrome Type III, a genetic disorder that affects her joints, faces difficulties with Oakland Universitys infrastructure. 

Disjointed campus causes dislocations for student

Grace Turner February 27, 2016

Every morning, Ize Spielman has to pop her shoulder back in place after rolling over to turn off her 4 a.m. alarm.This is the first of many joint dislocations each day.“I dislocate joints from laughing,”...

Fiscal cliff class

By Ali DeRees November 19, 2013

A new course within the political science department allows students to work with real life issues both the federal and state government are currently facing.“The Fiscal Cliff: Taxing, Spending, Debt,...

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