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Inclusion and acceptance, the driving forces behind Best Buddies

Inclusion and acceptance, the driving forces behind Best Buddies

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter February 21, 2024

Best Buddies, an Oakland University student organization, engages in community outreach efforts that goes beyond the acres of OU’s campus. Best Buddies is an international organization with the mission...

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The Future Pediatrics of America — and Oakland University

Angelina Toma, Contributor February 21, 2024

As students attending Oakland University continue into higher education, a newly developed student organization brings awareness to the pediatric aspect of healthcare. Undergraduate students, Lourd...

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Furry Makers Club: Providing students a space to express themselves

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter February 7, 2024

The Furry Makers Club strives to destigmatize a fandom that has long been shrouded in negativity. The club’s founder, Evelyn Van Camp, aims to create a safe space for Oakland University community members...

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The importance of getting involved on campus

Hannah Chretien, Contributor November 22, 2023

Oakland University offers more than 300 student organizations to choose from and an abundance of event, leadership and volunteer opportunities to be a part of. With the ability to get students involved...

Sustainability month at OU: OUSC presents its first annual sustainability showcase

Sustainability month at OU: OUSC presents its first annual sustainability showcase

Payton Bucki, Content Editor November 8, 2023

On Oct. 30, various student organizations and researchers participated in Oakland University’s first annual sustainability showcase, hosted by the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC). The event...

The OSI: Supporting students in maximizing their college experience

The OSI: Supporting students in maximizing their college experience

Noah Francis, Features Reporter September 20, 2023

Across Oakland University’s campus, there is an abundance of clubs and organizations students may pursue. From creative clubs, academic clubs, sports clubs and many more, OU is home to over 300 student...

Giovanna Liotti named Chairperson of SAFB

Giovanna Liotti named Chairperson of SAFB

Payton Bucki, Content Editor September 13, 2023

Giovanna Liotti has been appointed as Chairperson of the Student Activities Funding Board (SAFB) for the 2023-24 academic year. As the SAFB Chair, Liotti will oversee the disbursement of funding to student...

Women in Science, Engineering and Research at Oakland University (OUWISER) — an organization focused on improving campus climate and supporting faculty at OU — is hosting a hybrid lunch event on Nov. 7 from 12-1 p.m.

‘Breaking Stereotypes with Women in STEM’ panelists explain why students should attend

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter November 2, 2022

Despite the progress made over the last several decades to encourage more women to pursue STEM fields, implicit gender bias and stereotypes still exist today, and the STEM field is still overrepresented...

Student organizations participate in the 2021 Fall Grizz Fest (pictured here).

Winter Grizz Fest to showcase student involvement on campus

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

The annual Oakland University Winter Grizz Fest is kicking off on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m on both event days. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the event will occur in...

The walls outside the OSI have posters with QR codes for various student organizations.  The OSI helps students get involved on campus.

How to get involved on campus during a pandemic

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor October 20, 2021

Socialization has innumerable health benefits, and it’s needed now more than ever in the midst of isolation, social distancing and online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A great way for Oakland...

Opportunities for student involvement have manifested in various events for the organization in the past, including elevator-pitch practice sessions, vision board creation sessions and career panels.

Student Org Profile: OU’s Association for Women in Communications’ chapter

Tori Coker, Content Editor October 13, 2021

The field of communication’s wide breadth poses both vast opportunity and decent struggle for those studying it here at Oakland University and beyond. To supplement the various Communications-related...

Prospective students get a glimpse of college life through Go for the Gold

By Ali DeRees March 23, 2014

The Oakland Center was lined with tables and representatives from various departments and student organizations, waiting to greet high school students, transfer students and other prospective Grizzlies...

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