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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer  and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon shake hands before the  final gubernatorial debate at Oakland University.

Whitmer and Dixon clash in final gubernatorial debate at OU

Gabrielle Abdelmessih and Arianna Heyman October 26, 2022

Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon clashed in their final debate before Election Day, covering a variety of topics important to Michigan voters. The candidates’...

Letter to the editor: There Is a Price Not Worth Paying: Do Not Tear Down OUs Land

Letter to the editor: There Is a Price Not Worth Paying: Do Not Tear Down OU’s Land

Shannon Waite, Contributor October 10, 2022

There is no price that can be placed on connection and learning, and for thousands of students and far more alumni, Oakland University is a place for both of these things. A home for some and a learning...

Letter to the editor: Gidinawemaaganinaanig: Endazhigiyang  (All Our Relations: The Place Where We All Grow)

Letter to the editor: Gidinawemaaganinaanig: Endazhigiyang (All Our Relations: The Place Where We All Grow)

Megan Peiser and Andrea Knutson October 10, 2022

Information on OU's ongoing efforts to raise awareness of Native American cultures and contributions, as well as the ultimate goal of these efforts. Oakland University’s efforts to remember and address...

Oct. 3 BOT meeting: Michigan Achievement Scholarship, Research and Innovation Center and east campus

Oct. 3 BOT meeting: Michigan Achievement Scholarship, Research and Innovation Center and east campus

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor October 6, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met to discuss new initiatives, scholarship opportunities, and economic development.  President Ora Pescovitz presented her report...

Terri Towner, professor of political science and former advisor of Nu Omega, has been nominated as president-elect of Nu Omega’s national office — Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA).

OU professor selected as president-elect of PSA Honor Society

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 28, 2022

Terri Towner, professor of political science and former advisor of Nu Omega, has been nominated as president-elect of Nu Omega’s national office — Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA). PSA is the only national...

McWilliams received her associate’s degree in paralegal studies from OCC and is now working towards getting her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at OU. She plans on going to law school after graduating.

Becoming a Golden Grizzly: Emma McWilliams details her transfer to OU

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 28, 2022

The Fall 2022 semester marked a new beginning for junior Emma McWilliams’s educational journey. McWilliams is a transfer student from Oakland Community College (OCC), where nearly 50% of students who...

Photo courtesy of Yates Cider Mill Facebook

OU students share their favorite fall activities

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 21, 2022

With fall approaching, there are many activities that Oakland University students love to do to ring in the season, from watching the leaves change colors — to cider mill season being in full swing. Established...

Letter to the editor: The Problem of Faculty Resignations at Oakland

Letter to the editor: The Problem of Faculty Resignations at Oakland

Karen A.J. Miller, President, OU-AAUP (AFT), Contributor September 16, 2022

The AAUP has been deeply concerned about problems with faculty morale over the past two years.  We have tracked a number of resignations and retirements that seem to confirm this sense.  In an effort...

A view of OUs campus.

OU community reflects on a new school year

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 14, 2022

School shopping, moving onto campus or even commuting from home - these are just some of the ways students are preparing for the new school year at Oakland University. Sept. 1, 2022 began the first...

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OU students comment on President Biden’s student debt relief plan

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 14, 2022

On Aug. 24, 2022 President Joe Biden announced his three-part student debt relief plan, a plan that had been a campaign promise since March 2020. The plan promises to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt...

OU and BHSH System announce nursing school scholarship

OU and BHSH System announce nursing school scholarship

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief August 18, 2022

On Aug. 18, Oakland University (OU) announced that they are partnering with Beaumont Health Spectrum Health (BHSH) System to create the BHSH Beaumont Health Nurse Scholar program. The $20 million investment,...

Aug. 8 BOT meeting: economic engagement, enrollment, DEI updates

Aug. 8 BOT meeting: economic engagement, enrollment, DEI updates

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter August 10, 2022

On Aug. 8, Oakland University’s Board of Trustees held their final summer meeting at 2 p.m. The BOT meeting began with the President’s report given by President Ora Pescovitz. This included a recognition...

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