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The Biden administration announced a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for U.S. companies with 100 or more workers. The mandate will be enforced starting Jan. 4, 2022.

Federal vaccine mandate usurps state and judicial power

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor November 17, 2021

As reported by the Associated Press, the Biden administration recently announced a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the U.S. companies with 100 or more workers. This mandate will be enforced for 84 million...

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...

End of COVID-19? Still seems like a far-fetched dream

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 8, 2021

“When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?” Most people probably have asked this question at least once during this pandemic. After a year and a half since the first case of COVID-19 in the U.S., the answer...

Some of the Moderna vaccine made available by the OU administration. The universitys is now mandating vaccination for the campus community.

Students share why they got vaccinated against COVID-19

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021

While COVID-19 vaccines are now mandated for all students, faculty and staff, many students had already chosen to get vaccinated prior to the mandate. In Oakland County, 56% of the population is fully...

Chair of the Board of Trustees Tonya Allen at her last meeting sitting beside President Ora Pescovitz. With less than three weeks before students return to campus, the BOT hosted a meeting and discussed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, faculty contract negotiations and  a new chair and vice chair.

August 12 BOT meeting: vaccination plan, new board chair and vice chair

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor August 12, 2021

The Board of Trustees (BOT) met on Thursday, Aug. 12 in Ballroom A to discuss the university’s COVID-19 vaccination plan, board chair and vice chair elections and faculty negotiations.  President’s...

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