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OU students gathered near Elliott Tower for a BLM demonstration last April. On Monday, Oct. 4, the Recreation Center held a workshop to educate students on the history of the BLM movement.

Golden Grizzlies Lead: Black Lives Matter Workshop

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter October 13, 2021

On Monday, Oct. 4, the Oakland University Recreation Center held a workshop in the Oakland Center to educate students on the history of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to connect and recover with...

Students working out at OUs rec center. The center is open to members of the campus community.

OU’s rec center is inviting students back

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor July 28, 2021

Fitness at Oakland University allows students to get more in contact with their physical selves, but the Recreation Center is striving to go even further than just the physical aspects of working out and...

Benefits and Wellness Fair offers goodies and health services

Laurel Kraus, Managing Editor October 25, 2016

The annual Benefits and Wellness Fair will take place at the Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The fair is an opportunity for students to explore holistic approaches toward...

Well-being emphasized with Campus Rec department name change

The formerly named Department of Campus Recreation has begun the shift and marketing campaign for their new identity as University Recreation and Well-Being.  The name change was announced on May 1 and...

Students interact with a service dog before winter break on campus. 

Furry friends can help with stress

Alexus Bomar March 13, 2016

Every student who has studied in Kresge Library during final exams or strolled through the Oakland Center knows that when the puppies come, it’s time to stop everything and relax with them.According...

The Oakland Running club stays fit during the winter indoors at the Recreation Center. 

Exercise linked to better grades

Alexus Bomar January 31, 2016

Studies show that students who participate in vigorous activities tend to get better grades.According to a press release from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a study of 266 undergraduates...

Athletics seeks approval for $6.9 million renovation of the Lepley Sports Center

Grace Turner October 11, 2015

Oakland University’s Athletic Center has a dirty little secret — the Lepley Sports Center. Connected to the polished Athletic Center and Recreation Center, Lepley seems like a parasite — a blob...

Swimming lapse at aquatic center

Swimming lapse at aquatic center

August 5, 2013

About 770,000 gallons of water will be drained from the Recreation Center pool starting July 3. The pool will be closed for three months as work and maintenance will continue through the summer, according...

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