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Carrying on a family legacy

By John Doe

November 29, 2011

Filed under Life

An Oakland University professor is keeping alive a more than century-old tradition with the help of her sister and around 30 employees.La Tribuna del Popolo, more commonly known as The Italian Tribune, is a bi-weekly newspaper publish...

Bridging the gap between OU and Auburn Hills

By John Doe

November 29, 2011

Filed under Life

Oakland University’s students sometimes forget about their tie to the city of Auburn Hills because the university holds a Rochester mailing address, but the city is working to bridge that gap through various projects and student ...

BAR HOP: The Oakland

By Postie Editors

November 18, 2011

Filed under Life

Hidden within a non descriptive blue building on 9 Mile Rd. near Woodward, a small sign displays the name “The Oakland Art Novelty Company.”Taking inspiration from the alcohol bootlegging group, “The Purple Gang,” owner Sandy Levine has cr...

BAND PROFILE: The Jet Rodrigeuz

By Postie Editors

November 17, 2011

Filed under Life

Coming from a suburban area in Chesterfield Township, the local band known as The Jet Rodriguez has begun to grow in popularity with the Oakland community.Lead singer, songwriter and guitarist, Cameron Navetta began writing so...

Student making connections through involvement

By John Doe

November 15, 2011

Filed under Life

Christina Venditti juggles many leadership roles and she does it with a smile.Venditti, a junior, is currently double majoring in journalism and communications, but that’s just the beginning of her long list of participation...

‘Wounded Warrior’ tells of overcoming adversity

By Daud Yar

November 12, 2011

Filed under Life

Men and women fight for our country every day — Veterans Day, especially, is a day to remember the services they provide.Last week, in honor of the holiday, the Oakland University Chapter of Student Veterans of America spons...

Students relive history

By Stephanie Preweda

November 12, 2011

Filed under Life

Oakland University’s theatre department will be performing “The Women of Lockerbie,” based on true events, written by Deborah Brevoort.Directed by theatre professor, Karen Sheridan, the performance runs from Nov. 10 through 20 at the Varner...

Jobs increasing source of anxiety for grads

By John Doe

November 8, 2011

Filed under Life

Apprehension among college seniors and graduates is on the rise, according to USA Today.“What I find most fearsome is finding a job in my field,” Eugene Shin, a senior studying communication, said. “I am more relying on ...

Students learn sign language through new club

By Kevin Graham

November 3, 2011

Filed under Life

Examples of body language are commonplace.  Think about every time the third-base coach signals to a hitter or when Matt Stafford calls an audible at the line of scrimmage — and that’s just sports.Things get a little more...

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