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Changing life plans at the Criminal Justice Club

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Editor March 27, 2024

On March 20 in the Lake Michigan Room, the Criminal Justice Club (CJC) invited postgraduate Michigan State University (MSU) students and faculty as well as a Michigan state police trooper to offer insight...

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OU to separate from MSU by ‘71

Focus: Oakland November 15, 2023

At the October 16 meeting of the Oakland University Senate, Dr. William Sturner, representing the University Steering Committee, presented a recommendation that Oakland undergo its final separation from...

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Brock’s Thoughts: A tale of two programs

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 25, 2023

The annual in-state rivalry game that splits households, workplaces and schools for a week — or maybe even a full year in some instances — took place on Saturday, Oct. 21, and it was an absolute dud. Sure,...

OU students attend vigil on Thursday, Feb. 16 in honor of the tragedy that took place at Michigan State University.

MSU tragedy puts student safety in focus

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2023

The tragic shooting at Michigan State University (MSU) on Feb. 13 was the 67th mass shooting of 2023. The incident put the gun violence epidemic in the U.S. on front pages once again, and has traumatized...

Letter from the editor: To The State News, thank you for your compassion

Letter from the editor: To The State News, thank you for your compassion

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2023

This is not the first letter from the editor I’ve written that addresses the epidemic that is gun violence in the United States. What a damn shame. Our nation is failing us.  Now we are experiencing...

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...

Senior defender Christian Krygier (15) watches as Wisconsin attempts to score a goal during the third period while guarding another player.

Michigan State ice hockey drops two showings at Wisconsin

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 19, 2022

The Michigan State University (MSU) Spartans ice hockey team lost two straight matchups against the University of Wisconsin Badgers on Jan. 14-15 at the Kohl Center in Madison, WI. MSU entered the matchup...

Intercollegiate sports recap 11/7-11/14

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

The leaves are changing colors and starting to fall — sports, like the weather, are prepping to switch gears. Football and volleyball have a few weeks left, soccer is wrapping up, but do not fret. As...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

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....

Police Captain from MSU speaks at second forum for next OUPD Chief of Police

By Ali DeRees March 9, 2014

Captain Penny Fischer from the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety spoke at Oakland University’s second open forum discussion on Friday, March 7. Fischer is one of three...

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