With the addition of the Oakland University Geocaching Club, a new student organization present on campus, students can participate in treasure-hunt style competition.
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Rochester residents had the opportunity to participate in a “whodunit” murder mystery that took over downtown Rochester Saturday.The Case of the Dead Paparazzi event gave participants the chance to help solve a murder mystery.
As illustrated by the approximately 100 Oakland University students displaced last week from their promised on-campus housing spaces, the overcrowding of cam- pus housing is an issue.
Parking. The word alone is enough to prompt many Oakland University students, staff and faculty to begin a diatribe of epic proportions...
Meadow Brook Theatre hosted their third annual “Feet For Seats” fundraiser on August 21st, despite rainy weather conditions. Consisting of a 5k walk around campus — starting on the lawn in front of Wilson Hall — donations were raised to support the theatre for the entire school year. “Though the weather was iffy, people still [...]
Family-owned ice cream shops thrive in local communities
If you are familiar with the Women’s Issues Forum (WIF) on campus, you may notice that it no longer exists. The WIF has changed its name to Students Advocating Gender Awareness (SAGA).
The Grizzly Racing team placed 11th out of 84 international teams and set numerous new records for the university. Ecole De Technologie Superieure from Quebec, Canada won first place.
In our state’s constitution, along with the majority of other states in the union, every fiscal year our deficit must be balanced, as to avoid creating a debt. Simply put, the state cannot spend more money than is brought in through taxes and other revenues. This explains why much of the funding for public schools and other programs have been cut — not because they are unnecessary or unworthy of funding, but because Michigan does not have the money.
Though there are students that come from other parts of Michigan and even outside of the state, according to Oakland’s office of institutional studies, 77.8 percent the university’s students, graduate and undergraduate, come from Macomb and Oakland counties.
The school is growing, yet we’re hindered by these cuts at a time when we’re trying to redefine ourselves and build a brand.
The Village of Rochester Hills shopping center’s Festival Park is blanketed, literally. Here, dozens of families sit patiently atop their cloths for “Books, Buddies & Blankets” summer story readings held each Wednesday at The Village in conjunction with the Rochester Hills Public Library.
Many Oakland University students are taking advantage of Twitter for propagating their causes and material.
BERKLEY — Tuesday evening, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, of Michigan’s 9th District, invited Oakland County residents to take part in a budget and debt assessment exercise sponsored by the Concord Coalition. The event virtually filled Berkley High School’s Collaborative Center, where the event took place, with an audience that cut across political and age boundaries. [...]
America has placed Gaga onto its highest pedestal; however, she neglects to use her platform positively.
Tuition is up another 7 percent after an increase of almost 6 percent last year and a 9 percent hike the year before. But are students getting an equal return on their ever-increasing investment?
Members of the board of trustees voted last Wednesday to approve Oakland University’s general fund budget and tuition rates for the 2012 fiscal year,which involved approving a 7 percent tuition increase to graduate and undergraduate tuition.
Indie-rockers The Maine, Augustana ignite Clutch Cargos
In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, writer Caitlin Flanagan recounted her decision not to finish her education at the University of Virginia because of the presence of male fraternities on campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States has conducted an operation that’s killed Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks. Speaking from the White House in a late night address, Obama said a small team of Americans launched a targeted operation that he approved. He said no Americans or civilians were [...]