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The Graham Health Centers patient portal is available to students on campus.

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...

In a Campus Communication email sent on Sept. 4, OU announced an extension to the COVID-19 vaccination deadline by one week.

COVID-19 vaccination deadline extended by one week

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 4, 2021

In a Campus Communication email sent Saturday, Sept. 4 — Oakland University announced an extension to the COVID-19 vaccination deadline by one week. All faculty, students and staff who have not yet received...

Campus Communications released information about medical and religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccination mandate this afternoon.

OU offering medical and religious vaccine exemptions

Lauren Reid, Content Editor August 26, 2021

Earlier this week, Oakland University announced all students planning to attend in-person classes and/or university activities, along with faculty and staff working on-campus or at off-site locations,...

Some of the Moderna vaccine made available by the OU administration. The universitys is now mandating vaccination for the campus community.

President Pescovitz talks COVID-19 cases, importance of vaccinations

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Just a few weeks away from OU’s welcome week and what will hopefully be a triumphant return to campus normalcy following the tremendously difficult 2020-2021 school year, troubling trends have emerged...

Health and Wellness Coordinator Erica Wallace collected used cigarettes around campus within an hour that almost filled up the bear jar on her desk.

Millennials could be the generation to end smoking

Laurel Kraus, Managing Editor November 29, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 5.6 million of today’s Americans who are younger than 18 will die early from a smoking-related illness if smoking continues at the...

The iPause program is part of University Recreation and Wellbeing. They hope to help students be proactive about stress management.

Sweat the winter blues away

Simon Albaugh, Reporter November 9, 2016

As if the week before finals wasn't stressful enough, a potential epicenter of a storm of winter blues can make it even more daunting. Each year, as many as 5 percent of people experience some form...

Representations of sexually transmitted diseases are on display at the Graham Health Center to raise awareness.

Get Yourself Tested Campaign encourages STD awareness

Gina Navaroli, Intern Reporter October 25, 2016

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a perpetual topic on college campuses. As college students are introduced to a new environment, experimenting on a campus can lead to severe, unintentional health...

Oakland students are encouraged to come into Graham Health Center to receive their flu shot for the year.

Flu-AppalOUza

Faith Brody, Life Editor October 11, 2016

Getting a flu shot is no fun. What’s worse than getting a shot? Probably getting the flu itself. Graham Health Center recognizes that students are busy and health often gets put on the back burner....

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