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Healthy snacks and prevention strategies at Heart Truths event

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter February 14, 2024

Oakland University's Movable Kitchen, blood pressure monitors and a multitude of pamphlets on HPV and stress management were some of the components of the "Heart Truths" event.  As part of African...

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...

OU’s Graham Health Center gears up against flu season

OU’s Graham Health Center gears up against flu season

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor November 8, 2023

As the cold and holiday season approaches, Oakland University’s Graham Health Center (GHC) has been hosting various pop-up flu shot clinics at Kresge Library, Hillcrest Hall, the Oakland Center and other...

Oakland Center provides free Narcan in vending machine

Oakland Center provides free Narcan in vending machine

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor November 1, 2023

At the turn of the new semester in September, Oakland University revealed a brand new vending machine in the Oakland Center (OC) that dispensed Narcan (naloxone) packets for free. Narcan is a life-saving...

OU community reacts to COVID-19 vaccine mandate retraction

OU community reacts to COVID-19 vaccine mandate retraction

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2023

Three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oakland University has decided to lift the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all staff and students, effective May 1, 2023. “The Executive...

Grizzlies for Choice is a student-led organization that is a chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA). The group focuses on educating students about reproductive autonomy and sexual health while advocating for change within the community.

Grizzlies for Choice aims to inform and advocate

Payton Bucki, Content Editor September 21, 2022

Grizzlies for Choice is a student-led organization that is a chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA). The group focuses on educating students about reproductive autonomy and sexual health...

OU community reflects on a new school year

OU community reflects on a new school year

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2022

School shopping, moving onto campus or even commuting from home - these are just some of the ways students are preparing for the new school year at Oakland University. Sept. 1, 2022 began the first...

Making students’ health smarter: GHCs patient portal

Making students’ health smarter: GHC’s patient portal

Samantha Sayles, Contributor April 6, 2022

Students and faculty can now access their health records and make appointments digitally using the Graham Health Center’s (GHC) patient portal — a secure and private tool for each patient to confidently...

Oakland University currently has no plans to lift the indoor campus mask mandate.

OU plans to keep mask mandate regardless of county changes

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2022

While Oakland and Wayne county, among several others, have announced plans to lift mask mandates in schools by the end of February, Oakland University currently plans on keeping its indoor campus-wide...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier YOU: A back-to-campus guide on COVID-19

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

On Jan. 24, an OU Communications email was sent out to the campus community detailing the Feb. 1 return to in-person and hybrid learning instruction. The rapid spread of the omicron variant, which prompted...

As classes return in-person on Feb. 1, students and faculty reflect on how OU has managed the spread of COVID-19 thus far.

January case count, community comments on Feb. 1 in-person return

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 2, 2022

With classes returning to an in-person format, it’s important to see how well Oakland University did at controlling COVID-19 in comparison to other schools. On Dec. 22, 2021, OU students received an...

Doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine made available by OU. With 18% of the student body still not compliant with the vaccine mandate, what do we know about how the university is enforcing the mandate?

Vaccine mandate update: Procedures for enforcement, faculty concerns

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

A month after OU’s announcement that the vaccine mandate was being expanded from just residents to all students and personnel coming to campus for work and class, faculty and students still have unanswered...

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