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Grace Nolan discusses balancing academics and athletics with a busy schedule.

Grace Nolan: Love the major, love the sport

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter January 19, 2022

Being a student-athlete at the collegiate level can be challenging in many aspects — playing a sport while pursuing a degree takes discipline and good time management skills. Time is a finite resource,...

Oakland golfer Anthony Comito takes a swing. Photo courtesy of Oakland University Athletics.

Carrying the weight of performance expectations

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

Athletes have time and again been put on pedestals and held to a higher standard than others. The fans only see one side of the person — the athlete. However, there are many masks worn by every athlete,...

Student-athlete advisory committee, campus orgs partner to host first annual Bear Pong event

Katlynn Emaus January 15, 2016

On Feb. 13th, 2016 there will yet another first at Oakland University — Bear Pong: the Nonalcoholic Social Event.Bear Pong, a large water pong tournament, will be held in the O'rena after Oakland's...

Non-profit organization Fleece and Thank You is dedicated to have a colorful fleece blanket and an encouraging video/card waiting for pediatric patients for when they have to check in to hospital rooms. The organization has over 500 blankets pledged by volunteers and donors.  

Former Oakland University student-athlete founds non-profit organization

Nowshin Chowdhury November 22, 2015

Each year, more than 3 million children are hospitalized in the United States. A non-profit organization called Fleece and Thank You is dedicated to have a colorful fleece blanket and an encouraging video...

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