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  • Choral says ‘Bon Voyage’ with concert

    Choral says ‘Bon Voyage’ with concert

    Shelby Tankersley, Editor-in-Chief

    June 29, 2017

    For the first time in its history, the Oakland University Choral is headed on a European tour. To say goodbye, it held a "Bon Voyage" concert in the Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Detroit on June 27. Sweetest Heart, founded in 1889, is known as on of the Motor City's historic churches....

    Oakland University Choral sings inside Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church before heading off to Europe.

    Nicole Morsfield

  • Your Best Ramadan Ever

    Your Best Ramadan Ever

    Falin Hakeem, Staff Intern

    June 29, 2017

    'Tis the season for Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which fasting takes place from sunrise to sunset. The sight of food can often be a difficult one for students who are fasting during the summer semester. As Ramadan comes to an end, Muslim students provide tips on how to study,...

    credit: Visitdubai.com

  • How campus life changes in the summer

    How campus life changes in the summer

    Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

    June 29, 2017

    Living on campus is one of the joys of college for many. Oakland University's dorms and apartments may be home to over 2,000 residents during the academic year, but only a fraction of those residents remain during the summer.  Jeff Waters is a resident assistant in the student apartments over the summ...

    Notes are posted around Oak View Hall to keep students informed of what's happening on campus, even in the summer.

    Nicole Morsfield

  • OU Named A Top Producer For Autonomous Vehicle Workers

    OU Named A Top Producer For Autonomous Vehicle Workers

    Mary Siring, Staff Intern

    June 29, 2017

    The San Francisco Business Times reports that Oakland University is among the top five schools placing graduates in the autonomous vehicle field. As the automotive industry works to put self-driving vehicles on the road, the market for those qualified to work in the field is growing. The San Francisco ...

    courtesy of Oakland University

  • From a Golden Grizzly to Boston Red Sox; Zach Sterry

    From a Golden Grizzly to Boston Red Sox; Zach Sterry

    Skylar Tolfree, Sports Editor

    June 25, 2017

    On Tuesday, June 13, Oakland University baseball player Zach Sterry was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the eighth round (251st overall pick) of the Major League Baseball draft. This marks the second highest draft pick in Oakland history. The Red Sox drafted Sterry as a first basemen, and they al...

Sports

Men’s basketball welcomes new assistant coach

Connor McNeely, Campus Editor

Last year, the Oakland University men’s basketball gave the Horizon League Conference its best performance since the 2010-11 season. The Golden Grizzlies advanced to the National Invitation Tournament, though ultimately...

June 29, 2017

Miner resigns as head coach of Oakland softball

Miner resigns as head coach of Oakland softball

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

Senior Associate Athletic Director Marshall Foley announced on June 5 Connie Miner resigned as head coach of Oakland University softball. Miner stated this will let her pursue other coaching opportunities as well as focu...

June 29, 2017

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Opinion

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” Welcomes iconic hero home

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” Welcomes iconic hero home

Trevor Tyle, Staff Reporter

Spoiler alert: This review contains minor plot spoilers. To most people, Spider-Man is one of the most iconic superheroes of all-time. However, despite his universal hero status, the iconic character has always been a victim when it comes to cinemat...

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