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Winter GrizzFest helps kick off a new year of student involvement

Winter GrizzFest helps kick off a new year of student involvement

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor January 17, 2024

Oakland University’s Winter 2024 semester kicked off with its biannual GrizzFest celebration as part of Welcome Week, sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement (OSI). The event was hosted in...

New students welcomed to campus with convocation

New students welcomed to campus with convocation

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor September 13, 2023

Oakland University’s 2023-2024 academic year was ushered in on Sept. 5 with the New Student Convocation, academic open houses and the launch of Welcome Week. The events started at 1 p.m. in the OU...

A quarter-century of health and wellness: The OU Rec Center celebrates its 25th anniversary

A quarter-century of health and wellness: The OU Rec Center celebrates its 25th anniversary

Evan Fisher, Campus Reporter September 13, 2023

Oakland University’s Recreation Center celebrated its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 6.  Several student organizations attended the event as a part of OU’s annual “Welcome Week,” which...

Students at OUs annual student involvement fair, Grizz Festival.

Grizz Festival welcomes new students to OU

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 15, 2021

For the incoming freshmen, the kick-off to the fall semester looked brighter than previous years as one of the most exciting on-campus events at Oakland University – Grizz Festival – was held back...

Welcome Week kicks off this week as students return to campus.

Welcome Week festivities in full swing

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 1, 2021

After a summer of what seemed to be alternating humidity and rain, classes are starting again and with that, Welcome Week festivities. From the Stress Less Fair to OU’s classic GrizzFest, there’s something...

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

President Pescovitz talks COVID-19 cases, importance of vaccinations

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Just a few weeks away from OU’s welcome week and what will hopefully be a triumphant return to campus normalcy following the tremendously difficult 2020-2021 school year, troubling trends have emerged...

Hula hoop contests were one of the fun activities planned for the night. Winners received prizes to take home.

WXOU hosts 4th annual Welcome Week Bowling Fundraiser

Gina Navaroli, Intern September 6, 2016

Welcome Week at Oakland University is an open door for all students seeking involvement. Although Oakland is a great location for events, sometimes stepping outside of campus can be a nice change of...

10 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Intern August 25, 2016

As summer comes to an end, students around the world are hearing three words over and over: “back to school.” At Oakland University, thousands of eager, nervous incoming freshmen will enter a new...

The dealer deals out a hand at Oakland Universitys Casino Night 2015.

Win big at Casino Night

Melissa Deatsch January 3, 2016

Go big or go home this Saturday Jan. 9 at the Student Program Board’s annual Casino Night.  The Oakland Center will be decorated as a Las Vegas casino.  Students can come dressed in semi formal attire...

Welcome Week wrap-up

By Kailee Mathias September 10, 2013

Oakland University showcases diverse student organizations to newcomersWelcome Week, the annual celebration to kick off the fall semester, continues until September 13.This traditional week is used to...

“We want to make your experience unique and enjoyable so you can look back in ten years and smile,” Student Body Vice President Jibran Ahmed said. 

Fall semester kicks off with convocation

By Kailee Mathias September 3, 2013

Convocation gave an official Grizzly welcome to incoming students at Oakland University on Sept. 3. The event is the formal beginning of incoming students career at OU. It consisted of various speakers,...

Welcome Week Preview

By Kailee Mathias August 26, 2013

Welcome Week at Oakland University for the 2013 school year is from September 3 through 13.This annual week is filled with activities to bring the campus together, incoming freshmen and returning students.As...

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