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2023 Keeper of the Dream recipient D’Zariah Hopkins.

Keeper of the Dream: D’Zariah Hopkins

Autumn Okuszka, Content Editor February 8, 2023

After her first college class, Oakland University sophomore D’Zariah Hopkins felt out of place. As a first-generation student, she experienced imposter syndrome that made her feel like she didn’t belong. When...

Discover Your Path event provides early knowledge to new students

Discover Your Path event provides early knowledge to new students

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor January 18, 2023

Career Services and the First Year Advising Center (FYAC) collaborated in hosting "Discover Your Path" on Jan. 11. The event featured drop-in advising at FYAC as well as headshots and resume stations at...

10 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Intern August 25, 2016

As summer comes to an end, students around the world are hearing three words over and over: “back to school.” At Oakland University, thousands of eager, nervous incoming freshmen will enter a new...

NY Times study shows more unprepared high school grads

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief January 5, 2016

We all know that high school and college are two completely different things.College often asks a lot more from a student than high school and can require more time and effort. Compared to college, high...

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