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Symptoms of meningitis

Meningitis and college students

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor October 19, 2022

Back to school season each fall often leads to many people developing illnesses such as the common cold, flu or even COVID-19. Talks of another illness — perhaps the most threatening to college students...

Digitally colorized electron microscopic (EM) image depicting a monkeypox virion (virus particle).

Monkeypox outbreak: here’s what we know

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor July 20, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted essentially every aspect of society over the last few years. To the dismay of many, just as the number of COVID-19 cases began to wane, news spread of a different virus...

the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to impact a wide range of people.

FDA bans sale of JUUL products, what it means for college communities

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter July 20, 2022

Electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices, have been widely used by people, especially college students, all across the globe. Therefore, the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and...


New bioethics minor coming Fall 2022 semester

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2022

In the Fall 2022 semester, Oakland University will be adding a new minor for students with future careers in medicine, nursing, public health, social work, psychology or other human service fields.  The...

Dr. Anthony Fauci at a Dec. 1 press conference at the White House discussing the omicron variant.

Omicron emerges as potential new public health threat

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter December 6, 2021

It doesn’t seem long since the delta variant of COVID-19 hit many people worldwide. Now, we have another variant named “omicron” – which may be far more threatening than the delta variant. Omicron,...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

Introducing ‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’ and debunking THAT Minaj tweet

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

Salutations! My name is Gabrielle Abdelmessih. I am a junior majoring in biomedical Sciences and minoring in journalism with the goal of becoming a physician and effective communicator of factual information...

Complexities of public health presented at CRU event

Amy Swanson, staff reporter March 6, 2016

The predicted snow storm on March 1 held off long enough for the Center for Religious Understanding (CRU) to put on their event with speaker Abdul El-Sayed.El-Sayed is the executive director of public...

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