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Spanish Department retains most in-person classes despite lack of space

Spanish Department retains most in-person classes despite lack of space

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 23, 2022

Since the return to in-person classes at Oakland University, the lack of classroom space has become more apparent. The Spanish Department in particular felt the impact of the space deficit, but faculty...

The beginning of the winter semester is remote with the plan to return to in-person learning on Jan. 31. Students and faculty share their thoughts on the return of online learning for the first few weeks.

OU community’s thoughts on returning fully online

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2022

In a move reminiscent of 2020, President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz announced the beginning of the winter semester will be remote. With the Omicron variant surging, it is difficult to predict if students and...

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the college experience for many. What did OU students have to say about the experience?

OU students comment on COVID-19 college experience

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor December 8, 2021

Students at Oakland University, no matter their major or year, generally feel the same way about attending college during the pandemic: pretty bad. COVID-19 has proved a challenge to many universities,...

COVID-19 school year influenced student academics, health

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor April 7, 2021

The majority of students have been learning online in the last year due to COVID-19, which has left an impact on their academics, mental health and overall well being. At Oakland University, these students...

Students express concern about the cost of online classes

Emily Morris, Managing Editor August 18, 2020

Following an atypical tuition freeze for the 2020-2021 school year, some students still bode financial concerns as September approaches.  Sixty-eight percent of Oakland University students report that...

New housing policies under criticism

New housing policies under criticism

Emily Morris, Managing Editor June 19, 2020

On-campus housing is also making adjustments to minimize the spread of COVID-19, in compliance with Oakland University’s hybrid learning plan for fall classes. Students should expect an updated move-in...

OU instructors are offered free Moodle training courses each semester.

Learning to teach through Moodle

Grace Turner May 11, 2015

Each semester, OU instructors are offered free Moodle training courses, but many students feel that their instructors don’t use Moodle enough. Nic Bongers, instructional graphic designer from the...

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