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Golden Grizzlies meal swipe drive mitigates food insecurity on campus

Noah Francis, Features Reporter February 21, 2024

Over the course of Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, Oakland University’s Golden Grizzly Pantry and OU EATS Chartwells have partnered with Swipe Out Hunger to create a meal swipe drive during the Week of Kindness...

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Giving back to the community during Week of Kindness

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter February 14, 2024

Oakland University Week of Kindness goes beyond Valentine's Day romance and offers opportunities to express kindness, explore self-care and give back to the community. OU is celebrating Week of Kindness...

Letter to the editor: Meeting Students Basic Needs

Letter to the editor: Meeting Students Basic Needs

Isabella Levitt, Contributor October 18, 2023

The expectations for college students are becoming more and more unattainable by the day. The cost of education is rising, and students are taking on more student loans than ever. This often comes with...

Grizz Garments: Now accepting donations

Grizz Garments: Now accepting donations

Payton Bucki, Content Editor October 11, 2023

Grizz Garments, located in the basement of the Oakland Center within the Golden Grizzlies Pantry, is a free clothing service available to Oakland University students. After a temporary pause in accepting...

RecWell hosts fire truck pull competition to raise food pantry donations

RecWell hosts fire truck pull competition to raise food pantry donations

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor October 4, 2023

Oakland University Recreation and Well-Being (RecWell) recently hosted a fire truck pull competition on Sept. 27 to raise nearly 100 pounds of food and toiletries donations for the OU community. Students,...

The OSI: Supporting students in maximizing their college experience

The OSI: Supporting students in maximizing their college experience

Noah Francis, Features Reporter September 20, 2023

Across Oakland University’s campus, there is an abundance of clubs and organizations students may pursue. From creative clubs, academic clubs, sports clubs and many more, OU is home to over 300 student...

The Golden Grizzlies Pantry offers perishable food to students in need

The Golden Grizzlies Pantry offers perishable food to students in need

Payton Bucki, Content Editor September 20, 2023

Oakland University’s Golden Grizzlies Pantry has expanded its services, further advancing its efforts to ensure all OU students have access to basic necessities.  As the name implies, the Golden...

On-campus dining controversy: Instagram account rallies for change

On-campus dining controversy: Instagram account rallies for change

Joe Zerilli and Leticia Cezário Santos February 8, 2023

Throughout the initial days of the winter semester, a lot has happened on Oakland University's campus. Around Jan. 20, new Instagram profile @OUStarves caught students' attention.  “Hearing so many...

The Golden Grizzlies Pantry, located in the Oakland Center basement, is in need of snacks and toiletries to stock their shelves.

Golden Grizzlies Pantry, Grizz Garments Closet in need of donations

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 1, 2023

An average of 36% of college students nationwide report struggling with food insecurity at some time in their postsecondary academic career, according to a recent study from the “Journal of College Student...

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