After claiming the Summit League championship for the last two years and back-to-back trips to NCAA tournaments, the Oakland University men’s basketball team was picked second in the Summit League Preseason Poll with four first-place votes, while rival Oral Roberts received 27 of the 32 first place votes as the favorite to take the league championship.
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WXOU celebrated the inaugural National College Radio Day on Oct. 11 with a free concert featuring local bands The Burning Ponies and Rival Summers. The concert took place from noon-2 p.m. on the patio outside Bumpers Game Room, and featured the various local musicians. “This (was) a big day for us,” Sean Varicalli, WXOU promotions [...]
Only six minutes away from Oakland University, the recently opened Flat Top Stir-Fry Grill in Rochester Hills, hopes to be a prime destination for OU students. The customers themselves put together a stir-fry dish with their choice of a variety of natural vegetables, fresh proteins and house made sauces. Opening general manager Marc Miller is [...]
Student account hacked; Drunk student in Hill House; Theft in Hamlin Hall
The Oakland University Art Gallery is currently showing “Multiplicity, Connection and Divergence: African Art from the John F. Korachis Collection” so students, faculty and guests have opportunities to experience a distinct form of art and culture.
Using magic as a resource, Rochester couple hopes to make learning fun — but still informative — for young kids. Proving this point is the Wizard’s Apprentice, an educational magic show geared towards grade school-aged kids to motivate strong reading skills by the husband and wife duo, Tim and Robin Balster, who have been performing [...]
Firearms scare outside of West Vandenberg; Laptop stolen at Kresge; Underage student intoxicated
The Oakland University Theatre department will be performing the musical Little Mary Sunshine as their first main stage production of the year.
The talent of Detroit’s youthful creative community sometimes goes unnoticed, so the goal of the annual Detroit Design Festival (DDF) is to showcase the many forms of art and artists within the greater Detroit area. Various venues and public spaces across the city of Detroit held events between Sept. 21-28.
Student sexually assaulted in campus apartments; Student threatened via Skype; Drunk student found on soccer fields
Student stalked, assaulted; Student arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs;Underage student intoxicated in Hannah Hall
Frank Warren, the creator of the PostSecret art project came to Oakland University Wednesday night as a result of a collaboration between the OU Student Congress, the Student Life Lecture Board and the Office of the President.
On Saturday, Sept. 17, Auburn Hills Fire Department and EMS responded to a call regarding a reported fire in the Central Heating plant on the campus of Oakland University. According to Ted Montgomery, Director of Media Relations, Auburn Hills Fire Dept. successfully extinguished the fire this morning. The fire [...]
The Oakland University men’s basketball schedule for the 2011-12 season was released this week with the type of non-conference match-ups that are typical of Coach Greg Kampe.
Touchdowns on the gridiron, the pouring of the apple cider and baking of cake donuts. It’s almost time for Oktoberfest. In Rochester Hills, the annual celebration of Oktoberfest at local microbrewery Rochester Mills Beer Co. on Sept. 22-24, is high up on the community’s list.
On Sept. 9, the Student Program Board invited Dusty McFly, Big Krit, G-Eazy, Wale, and Big Sean to the stage of Meadow Brook Music Theatre on campus for Welcome Week.
Yahoo! Sports’ investigated a report on University of Miami booster Nevin Shapiro’s involvement of giving out thousands of benefits to around 72 student athletes between 2002 through 2010. The report showed that Shapiro estimates benefits totaled in the millions of dollars were given out during his time with the Hurricane athletic department along with prostitutes, [...]
Oakland University’s Theatre Program and the Department of Art and Art History teamed up this summer from June 20 to July 14 to take students from Theatre 482 and Studio Art 396 classes to Greece for the Classical Theatre Study in Greece program. Participants were able to perform the very popular and ancient Greek classic [...]
While the struggle of going through cancer treatment may send many off the deep end, Andrew McMahon of Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin used his experiences to shape his musical and personal life. Growing up, McMahon explained that [...]
Yahoo! Sports’ investigated a report on University of Miami booster Nevin Shapiro’s involvement of giving out thousands of benefits to around 72 student athletes between 2002 through 2010.