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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...

Police Files: 3/9/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor March 9, 2022

Injured on the job Varner Hall has been the site of two recent occupational injury incidents — though the two incidents appear by all accounts to be unrelated to one another. At 9:30 a.m. on November...

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...

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...

Police Files: 1/26/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 24, 2022

Assault/ Battery/Simple (Incl. Domestic and Police Officer) Around 11:42 pm on October 10, 2021, the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) received a call from a woman saying that she had just...

Police Files: 1/19/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 19, 2022

Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol / Liquor OWI Just after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, an officer from the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) was contacted by deputies from the Oakland...

A photo of the outside view of Oxford High School taken Tuesday following the tragic shooting that killed four students and left seven others injured.

Campus community responds to tragic school shooting in Oxford

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

Members of OU’s campus community have responded with an outpouring of support for those that were impacted by the unspeakable tragedy that took place yesterday at Oxford High School.  President Ora...

RAD seeks to empower women through teaching self-defense tactics and techniques. The OUPD offers the free program to any OU affiliate and the surrounding community.

OUPD’s Rape Aggression Defense class empowers women

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor September 29, 2021

The Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) aims to empower women through its Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program — a multiple-session class that teaches women realistic self-defense tactics and...

Police Files: 3/17/2021

Ben Hume, Web Editor March 15, 2021

Intoxicated stranger Nightwatch employees sent a panic alarm to the Oakland University Police Department on the night of Jan. 7 when a Black man wearing a yellow hoodie and a black OU face mask entered...

Demonstration of an active shooter situation during the workshop.

OUPD hosts active shooter workshop

In the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting, Oakland University Chief of Police, Mark Gordon, taught faculty and students what to do in case of a shooting on campus on June 15. The program, which was...

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

Oakland University Chief of Police Mark Gordon released information about the new campus address system, which was put into effect on Monday, April 4.From now on, each building on campus has its own address....

Report: not enough legal parking for half of student population

By Rachel Williams September 12, 2015

Nearly every Oakland student, or at least Oakland commuter, has experienced the frenzy that is parking at Oakland University.  This can include, but is not limited to, stealing spots, following fellow...

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