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OU Housing in the heat: Investigating air conditioning disparities

OU Housing in the heat: Investigating air conditioning disparities

Noah Francis, Features Reporter September 20, 2023

After a hot day on Oakland University’s campus, some OU Housing residents return home to a cool and refreshing room where they can rest comfortably out of the heat. For other campus residential communities,...

Police Files 4/6/2022: Harassment, threat of extortion

Police Files 4/6/2022: Harassment, threat of extortion

Tori Coker, Content Editor April 6, 2022

Harassing Communications Around 3:00 a.m. on March 10, 2022, an Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) officer was following up on several reported disturbances inside Hamlin Hall when he spoke...

OUs public safety building. Last week OUPD had to respond to a reported armed robbery attempt.

Three individuals are in police custody after on-campus armed robbery attempt

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2022

The Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) is investigating an armed robbery attempt that took place on Wednesday Mar. 30 at approximately 6:15 p.m. in the P-5 parking lot next to Oak View Hall. A...

The east elevator in Vandenberg Hall has had to be serviced recently. The campus has seen a series of elevator entrapments since the beginning of the year.

Repairs made to Vandenberg, OC following elevator entrapments

Tori Coker, Content Editor February 23, 2022

Following a string of elevator entrapment incidents throughout the month of January, repairs have been initiated in response to malfunctioning equipment in East Vandenberg Hall (VBH) and the Oakland Center...

To commute or live on campus is a question most college students ask themselves at some point. Here, OU students weigh in on which they prefer.

Living on-campus or commuting: students weigh in

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 23, 2022

The decision to live in OU housing or commute to campus is a tough one — one that got even tougher amid the COVID-19 pandemic, where justifying the cost in lieu of online classes felt like a no-brainer...

Police Files 2/3/2022: Series of elevator entrapments across campus

Police Files 2/3/2022: Series of elevator entrapments across campus

Tori Coker, Content Editor February 3, 2022

In January there were a total of seven elevator entrapment incidents reported to the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) around several locations on campus. The earliest report received by The...

Housing shifts focus to loyal returners

Housing shifts focus to loyal returners

Melissa Deatsch February 28, 2016

The start of March means it’s time to sign up for housing again.  Returner registration opened up at midnight on March 1 and will remain open for the remainder of the week until Friday, March 4 at 5...

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