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Homescreen of the new Rec Center app.

Rec Center launches new app, making life easier for students

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor September 8, 2021

In an attempt to make fitness more accessible and easier for everyone, Oakland University’s Recreation Center launched a new app for community members.  “For us, the app is a tool to better connect...

Health sciences professor wins humanitarian award

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief April 10, 2016

Physical therapy and exercise can have a positive impact on cancer patients. That’s what one OU professor found while doing research to better the condition of women with breast cancer.Jacqueline S....

Many students try to avoid a mid-semester slump by studying constantly. Getting plenty of sleep, eating right and maintaining social interaction can help improve grades. 

Staying focused as the semester ends

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief February 27, 2016

Breaking news: we have now entered the final stretch of the academic year. Finally.As the weather gets warmer (or stays cold, whatever) and finals get closer, it gets harder to stay in and study or do...

The Oakland Running club stays fit during the winter indoors at the Recreation Center. 

Exercise linked to better grades

Alexus Bomar January 31, 2016

Studies show that students who participate in vigorous activities tend to get better grades.According to a press release from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a study of 266 undergraduates...

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