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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...

Students surveyed primarily said they get their news online — oftentimes via social media.

Student survey: Where do you get your news?

Lauren Reid, Content Editor November 3, 2021

In a media climate coated in misinformation and public distrust, it's hard to find the facts. I walked around the Oakland Center (OC) on Monday, Nov. 1 asking students where they get their news. Erika...

Amid the work stoppage, students are confused and hope an agreement can be reached soon.

Amid work stoppage, students weigh in on contract negotiations

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 2, 2021

In lieu of the Oakland University Chapter of the American Association of University Professor's (OU AAUP's) work stoppage, and a faculty contract agreement yet to be reached, the fall semester is in flux....

The notoriety of the Oakland elevators has inspired HGTVs newest show, Riding and Thriving, with the Property Brothers

Five Oakland elevators to ride and thrive in

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Elevators are heroes of architecture. While the common staircase and ladder are strong components of indoor geography, the humble elevator lifts up the slack where the former modes are lacking. While one...

The outside of the Oakland Center.

Oakland Center reopens, prepares to welcome students back in fall

Autumn Page, Marketing Director July 29, 2020

The Oakland Center (OC) has begun to reopen with limited hours and is preparing to welcome students back in the fall.  Subway was the first food service to open on July 6, with protective measures...

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