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Letter to the editor: Oakland has asked the AAUP to make sure that Moodle be fully deployed per normal procedures

OU Negotiating Team, Contributor August 30, 2021

We are writing out of concern that some faculty seem to be misinformed regarding the status of the contract between Oakland and the AAUP.  As you know, that contract has been extended.  Consequently,...

Oakland University alumni Felicia Krol.

Letter to the editor: I’m writing to express my disappointment and horror at the treatment of Oakland University faculty

Felicia Krol, Contributor August 28, 2021

To President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Joshua Merchant, Britt Rios-Ellis, and the Board of Trustees: I’m writing to express my disappointment and horror at the treatment of Oakland University faculty in...

The deadline for faculty contract negotiations has been extended for the third time to midnight on Aug. 31. If agreements are not made by the deadline, a work stoppage is possible.

Faculty negotiations extended to Aug. 31, administration takes weekend off from bargaining

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2021

With less than a week before students return to campus, the deadline for faculty contract negotiations has been extended to midnight on Aug. 31. This is the third extension past the initial midnight Aug....

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Letter to the editor: Campus Alliance for Sustainability and the Environment (CASE-OU) speaks on contract negotiations

CASE-OU, Contributor August 27, 2021

A few years ago, Oakland faculty members from across departments began gathering for informal conversations focused on their shared interest in sustainability on campus and beyond: how to minimize waste...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English Alison Powell.

Letter to the editor: Contract negotiations, the bond between professors and students

Alison Powell, Contributor August 24, 2021

Dear Grizzlies:  Like the word “gerrymandering,” the phrase “contract negotiations” seems designed to make you tune out. Don’t. What’s happening in the contract negotiations between Oakland’s...

Some of the Moderna vaccine made available by the OU administration. The universitys is now mandating vaccination for the campus community.

OU expands vaccine mandate to include all who learn and work on campus

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2021

In a letter from President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz released this afternoon, Oakland University announced that all students and employees on campus are now required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English & Creative Writing Annette Gilson.

Letter to the editor: OU administration falling short of Matilda Dodge Wilson’s vision

Annette Gilson, Contributor August 23, 2021

I’m writing to address the troubling issues facing OU. I’ve been teaching here in the Department of English since 1999. For 22 years, I’ve had the privilege of learning with talented and inspiring...

Two volunteers handle produce in the Oakland Center.

Oakland Center turns into community safe haven

Emily Morris, Managing Editor May 4, 2020

Many households have been strained because of Michigan’s protective stay-at-home order — struggling to generate consistent meals, hygiene products and social interaction. The Oakland Center has morphed...

Softball star wraps up Golden Grizzly career

Softball star wraps up Golden Grizzly career

Devin Boatwright, Staff Reporter March 20, 2019

Senior Brittney Miller is attempting to end her final year of softball with a bang. Miller started her sporting career playing baseball when she was only three years old. She made the switch to softball...

Aspire to Rise: OU redefines its brand

By Jessie DiBattista August 14, 2014

Hundreds of graduated high school seniors enroll at Oakland University each year to begin their college education and experience. New classes and exciting clubs await these incoming freshmen, who will...

Construction continues on OU campus

By Jessie DiBattista April 29, 2014

Tickets and rubble fill the parking lots, noisy machines and tools are heard around campus. "Warning" and "keep out" signs are found around every corner, all bundled up into a fast-growing university.OU's...

Oakland University club football prepares for its second season

Oakland University club football prepares for its second season

By Matt Saulino April 15, 2014

The Oakland University Club football team is gearing up for the upcoming season.New head coach Chris Pickney is already evaluating team members and installing his new style to the team as he tries to build...

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