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AAUW-OU hosts month-long menstrual product drive

AAUW-OU hosts month-long menstrual product drive

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 9, 2022

The American Association for University Women at Oakland University (AAUW-OU) is hosting its annual menstrual product drive during November. Feminine hygiene product donations will be collected and distributed...

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 presents ‘How to Talk About Abortion’

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter October 19, 2022

The Grizzlies for Choice (GFC) student organization hosted its “How to Talk About Abortion” event in the Lake Michigan Room of the Oakland Center (OC) on Oct. 13. The informative meeting focused on...

Students share spoken word at SPB’s Open Mic Night

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter October 12, 2022

Oakland University’s Student Program Board (SPB) hosted a Spoken Word Open Mic Night in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center on Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m. Katie Kramer, a notable poet and social justice activist,...

Student Success Corridor creates ‘one-stop shop’ for students

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor September 14, 2022

A new Student Success Corridor — focusing on being a one-stop shop for student services — has been created within the new Wilson Hall addition, North Foundation Hall and the Oakland Center. The...

Five GOP candidates fiercely took to the podium to make their mark in the last debate before the Aug. 2 primary.

GOP gubernatorial debate takes place at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 21, 2022

Political commentator Tudor Dixon, real estate broker Ryan Kelly, businessman Kevin Rinke, chiropractor Garrett Soldano and pastor Ralph Rebandt exchanged views on water quality, gun control, abortion,...

Grizz Garments clothing closet offers stylish workwear

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter July 20, 2022

The Grizz Garments clothing closet is tucked into the basement of the Oakland Center, neighboring the Golden Grizzlies Food Pantry. Although the closet is small in size, its impact on Oakland University’s...

Greek Council and LVCs Day of Service is scheduled for March 30.

Greek Council and LVC organize Day of Service

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter March 23, 2022

Volunteer at Greek Council and the Leadership and Volunteer Center (LVC's) Day of Service event on Wednesday, Mar 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m in the Habitat. Event tables will be set up with a different...

The Gay Straight Alliances 17th annual Drag Show is set for March 31.

GSA presents 17th annual Drag Show on March 31

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 16, 2022

OU’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) will be hosting their 17th annual Drag Show on March 31 in the Oakland Center Ballrooms. The show will feature performances from OU students and GSA members as well as...

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...

The Grizz Den is now open in the Oakland Center, replacing the Bear Cave.

Grizz Den for recreation and gaming opens in Oakland Center

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter February 23, 2022

There's a new hub for recreation and gaming on Oakland University's campus. On Feb. 10, the former Bear Cave officially reopened as the new Grizz Den in the lower level of the Oakland Center (OC). The...

The Fur Angels visited the Oakland Center last week.

Pet therapy group visits campus, alleviates stress

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter February 16, 2022

Last week, the Fur Angels charity visited the Oakland Center. Handlers brought their dogs to OU for students to engage in canine therapy. The Fur Angels visited campus to help students with their first...

An outside view of the Oakland Center — one of several buildings on campus where community members have had difficulties with elevators.

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...

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