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  • Fonzie comes to campus

    Fonzie comes to campus

    Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief

    February 14, 2017

    Growing up, Henry Winkler thought he was stupid. Beginning in ninth grade, he took the same geometry course for four years, repeating it over and over during the regular school year and again during summer school. He finally passed with a D- the summer after his senior year. He’d already missed... READ MORE »»

  • SATIRE: The 10 best places I’ve been dumped on campus

    SATIRE: The 10 best places I’ve been dumped on campus

    Simon Albaugh, Staff Reporter

    February 14, 2017

    Let’s just admit it: relationships are hard. You have to spend all your time pretending that you don’t want to do stupid stuff with your friends, and then to deal with that pent-up stupidity, you do even dumber stuff with the people you’d rather hang out with. At least that’s usually how every relation... READ MORE »»

    The stereotype is that couples go out on Valentine's Day, but some couples decide to break up on this special day.

    Illustration by Nowshin Chowdhury

  • Tommy Titan to ‘Wear the Bear’

    Tommy Titan to ‘Wear the Bear’

    AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

    February 13, 2017

    On a cold winter evening, the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies and the University of Detroit Mercy Titans heated things up both on and off the court. After suffering defeat last year, The Grizz got his revenge on Tommy Titan when it was announced that OU won the second-annual Giving Challenge at the men’s... READ MORE »»

    Since Oakland's 626 donors beat out UDM's 470 donors to win the Giving Challenge, Tommy the Titan had to wear the bear at the men's basketball rivalry game on Friday, Feb. 10 in Calihan Hall.

    Nowshin Chowdhury

  • The bodies in the basement

    The bodies in the basement

    Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief

    February 13, 2017

    In the basement of one of Oakland University’s oldest buildings, at the end of a long, dimly lit hallway, is a room kept at 68 degrees year-round. The chill is necessary to slow the decomposition of the human bodies inside. Many students fulfilling their general education requirements upstairs are... READ MORE »»

    The anatomy course begins with instruction on the skeletal system. Students learn hands-on using bones — some real, some fake.

    Nowshin Chowdhury

Sports

Men’s basketball ends Senior Night with win over YSU

Men’s basketball ends Senior Night with win over YSU

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

It was an emotional night for the men’s basketball team as it honored senior Sherron Dorsey-Walker with a 102-72 win over Youngstown State University (11-19, 5-12 HL) in its Senior Night game on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The w...  Read More »

Feb 22

Women’s basketball honors seniors with win over NKU

Women’s basketball honors seniors with win over NKU

Christian Miller, Staff Reporter

In an emotional 86-66 win on senior night, veteran members of Oakland women’s basketball helped to conquer Northern Kentucky University (NKU) for the second time this year on Monday, Feb. 20. Oakland’s Hannah Little,...  Read More »

Feb 21

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Life

College students invade the DIA

College students invade the DIA

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

The Detroit Institute of Arts is one of the city’s brightest gems. It had a close call with liquidation when Detroit filed for bankruptcy in 2013, but it has stuck around. The three-floor museum holds art from the likes of Diego Rivera and Vincent van Gog...  Read More »

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Local chapter of national women’s organization to give scholarship

Local chapter of national women’s organization to give scholarship

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

The Greater Oakland Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association is looking to give a scholarship and a nomination for a grant to two female students in the area who represent the group’s ideals. Established in 2000, the local chapter  ope...  Read More »

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Alumni named in Elite 40 under 40

Alumni named in Elite 40 under 40

Laurel Kraus, Staff Reporter

Two Oakland University employees, both OU alumni, were named on the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 at the State of the County Address on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Alex Delavan and Shaun Moore w...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

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