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Sometimes-windy kickball tourney sets up June 23 championship

In an effort for employees to get out of their work clothes and into shorts and T-shirts, Oakland University Recreation and Well-Being kicked off its first-annual Employee Kickball Tournament on Tuesday,...

Demonstration of an active shooter situation during the workshop.

OUPD hosts active shooter workshop

Demonstration of an active shooter situation during the workshop.

Cinco de Mayo fiesta fundraises for Hispanic Outreach Center

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2016

Oakland University faculty, staff and students gathered under the Elliott Tower to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican fiesta complete with a taco bar and mariachi band. The Women Employee Resource...

Starting April, buildings on campus received individual addresses instead of the generic university address.

Updated Address, in effect April 4

Alexus Bomar April 3, 2016

Starting April, buildings on campus received individual addresses instead of the generic university address.

Active shooter workshop aids in campus safety

Sarah Lawrence February 28, 2016

On Feb. 17, the Oakland University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presented the “Active Shooter on Campus” workshop as part three of four in their annual “Creating a Safe Campus”...

OUPD explains sexual assault legislation and pushes prevention programs

Sarah Lawrence January 31, 2016

In response to the reported cases of sexual assault on campus last fall, many in the Oakland University community began questioning the ways in which cases were being handled. There were also concerns...

Liaison Office expands, offers full-time service

Jake Smith January 17, 2016

Starting next year, the OUPD Liaison Office will become a full-time resource.The office, located on the first floor of Vandenberg Hall, provides new opportunities for Oakland students to utilize the services...

Racial discrimination low at Oakland

By Alexus Bomar, staff reporter November 30, 2015

Race: an ongoing issue on college campusesThe touchy subject of race has come back into the spotlight, specifically on college campuses.  But, according to research done at the University of California,...

Michigan law to update gun laws, allow concealed carry on campus

Grace Turner October 18, 2015

Michigan law may soon allow concealed weapons in schools. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Senate Bills 442 and 561 on Tuesday, Oct. 13 that would allow those with concealed pistol licenses...

Fire safety is in the hands of the residents

By Melissa Deatsch May 11, 2015

Any student who’s lived on campus for a semester has experienced a fire drill in the residence halls.  It is all too common to be awoken from your slumber and dragged out of your bed by the screeching...

Mark Gordon chosen as new OUPD Chief of Police, Lucido retires

By Kaylee Kean April 1, 2014

After months of scouring the nation, the Oakland University Police Department has finally found its new Chief of Police – and he’s already on campus.Captain Mark Gordon, who has been working with Oakland...

Three candidates apply for the new OUPD Chief of Police position, discuss qualifications

By Ali DeRees and Kaylee Kean March 12, 2014

The search is on: candidates are applying for the position of Oakland University Police Department Chief of Police. The current chief, Samuel C. Lucido, had been scheduled to go into retirement on Jan....

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