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Student demonstrators protested the East Campus Development project during a speech on sustainability from Pescovitz on Oct. 4.

Sustainability rally gets visit from student protestors

Payton Bucki, Features Editor October 12, 2022

Throughout the month of October — recognized as ‘Sustainability Month’ — Oakland University will host a variety of events that promote sustainable living within the campus community. On Oct. 4,...

Letter to the Editor: My response to anti-vax mandate protests

Maryn O'Brien , Contributor September 11, 2021

The staff and faculty at OU inspire a great sense of appreciation for vehemently upholding the new university vaccine guidelines. After an already difficult start to the fall semester, I applaud their...

Members of the campus community holding up their anti-vaccine mandate signs at last Thursdays rally.

Anti-vax mandate protest: ‘my body, my choice’

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2021

On Sept. 2, people gathered in front of Elliott Tower to protest the university’s vaccine mandate. Students, parents of students, and even individuals with no affiliation to the university participated. The...

Students hold signs they prepared for the protest at Elliot Tower on Thursday, March 11. The protest turned into a celebration after some of their concerns were addressed the morning of the protest.

Housing employment protest turns to celebration 

Emily Morris, Managing Editor March 11, 2021

Students planned to protest cut housing positions — Sustaining Our Planet Earth, nightwatch and the bear bus — but University Housing reinstated several positions the morning of the march, Thursday,...

Jai Carrero gives opening statements at the Black Lives Matter March on Sunday, Nov. 1. A crowd of 20-30 students gathered around her.

Tragedy inspires activism in senior Jai Carrero

Emily Morris, Managing Editor December 2, 2020

Before spreading her wings as an actor, activist and honor-roll student, Oakland University almost almost expelled her. Jai Carrero had a rocky start at OU, but her past is also her inspiration.  “If...

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