Max Brooks, the acclaimed television writer and New York Times bestselling author, visited campus last week to give a speech on zombies and survival, two topics of which he has become a primary source.
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After months of talks with the athletics department, Oakland University’s radio station, WXOU, has finally found a home to broadcast at men’s basketball games — a new press row. Sportscasters from WXOU previously enjoyed a spot on the game operations table courtside until last November, when they were permanently relocated to the upper floor of the O’rena for men’s basketball broadcasts.
The annual Week of Champions at Oakland University begins next Monday and features activities throughout the week designed to entertain and excite students.
The concerns of the students, faculty and administration coupled with recent developments in the story have now caused Chartwells to do something they haven’t done before — ask for the students’ opinions on the divisive restaurant.
Since 2010, the Cathy family’s Chick-fil-A franchise has been causing national controversy by donating profits made from their products to various organizations opposed to same sex marriage.
Last July, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy incited the nation with his comments on marriage. Since then, several universities nationwide have taken issue with Chick-fil-A restaurants remaining on their campuses. In August, Oakland University representatives followed suit by conducting a meeting about the fate of the only Chick-fil-A in Michigan, located in OU’s Pioneer Food Court in the Oakland Center.
For the last week, parking lots P37 and P35 on the west side of Oakland University have been ravaged by heavy rain, extreme winds and explosions.
On November 28, 2011, Oakland University’s men’s basketball team beat the favored team from the University of Tennessee at home. It was a monumental moment for Oakland Athletics but it also marked a unique change in WXOU’s broadcasting location. They went from their usual court side location to the top level of the O’rena and [...]
Last February, three knit bikinis created by Milford, Mich. resident Magdalena Trever were featured in the 49th annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. One of her crimson bikinis was displayed on the issue’s cover model, Kate Upton.
Meadow Brook Hall, the Dodge family-donated estate built from 1915-1947, was recognized as a national historic landmark July 20.
The 29th Annual Golden Grizzlies Golf Classic will take place on July 30, utilizing both the Katke-Cousins and R&S Sharf golf courses. Scott MacDonald, assistant athletic director for athletic communications, said the tournament has multiple purposes but one primary focus. “The purpose of the outing is to raise money for our student-athletes to help with [...]
On June 27, Professor Kathleen Pfeiffer, current English chair, received additional good news in the form of a prestigious Kresge fellowship. Pfeiffer, an English professor at OU since 1997, accomplished this by performing exceptionally as an educator and writer. According to Kresge Arts in Detroit director Michelle Perron, the award is meant to elevate artists [...]
In most instances, the weather waits for no one person or project. However, when it comes to the business of multimillionaire philanthropist and longtime friend of Oakland University, Steven Sharf, the weather knows who calls the shots.
Exclusive interview with Oakland University's designated hitter/catcher Nolan Jacoby.
“Xanadu” opened on May 23 at Meadow Brook Theatre and includes elements of entertainment rarely seen at Meadow Brook
Despite a string of losses to begin the season,the OU baseball team finished strong, earning the chance to compete in the Summit League Tournament and winning Coach of the Year for Head Coach John Musachio.
Places like Oakland Community College have signs that tell students not to come to school if they’re sick. Syllabi on both campuses usually tell us that our absences will not be excused without a note from a doctor. Unless you visit the emergency room, no student is going to have regular, unscheduled access to their family physician.
The Oakland Center is home to the only Chick-Fil-A in Michigan
Kathleen Pfeiffer, associate professor of English, has been appointed as the new chair of the English department. Pfeiffer was appointed by Ronald Sudol, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
On March 28, Pinky from “Pinky and the Brain” and Raphael from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” visited Oakland University. OU was treated to a visit from Rob Paulsen, a Detroit native and renowned voice-acting icon, in a two-session actors workshop.