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Dave Coulier of “Full House” fame is coming to OU

Dave Coulier of “Full House” fame is coming to OU

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-in-Chief
October 18, 2017

The Student Life and Lecture Board is bringing Dave Coulier from "Full House" and "Fuller House" to campus on Monday, Nov. 6. Best known for his role as Uncle Joey on "Full House," Coulier has also appeared on shows like "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "How I Met Your Mother" as well as movies like Lifetime's "The Family Holiday" and Disney's "The 13th Year." Because Coulier is a Michigan...

The 30th Annual Maurice Brown Poetry Reading

The 30th Annual Maurice Brown Poetry Reading

Connor McNeely, Campus Editor
October 17, 2017

On Oct. 24 Poet Laureate of Jamaica, Lorna Goodison will be reading works of her literature at the 30th annual reading at Oakland University. “The poet laureate is a tradition that started in Brittain that’s a way to honor the foremost poet alive and working in a certain realm or country,” said Katie Hartsock, assistant professor of English at Oakland University, who studied under Goodison a...

Sports

Getting to know OU athletes

Darcy Dulapa, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017

Basketball’s Christopher Palombizio: Christopher Palombizio is his name, and basketball is his game. Palombizio rotates between small forward and power forward. This is his 16th year playing the game he loves....

The Blitz

The Blitz

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017

Women’s Golf: Oakland University women’s golf finished in fourth place shooting a 932 (+68) at the two-day Shirley Spork EMU Invitational at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. After day one, Veronica Haque tied for eighth with ...

Club sports highlight: Women’s rugby

Club sports highlight: Women’s rugby

Sadie Layher, Staff Intern

October 17, 2017

Rugby is a complicated but fun sport to play and is starting to gain popularity in the U.S. As Oakland University women's rugby club president, Holly Russell describes it, “it is a complicated little sport of its own."...

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Life

One disease, two brothers and a bone marrow transplant

One disease, two brothers and a bone marrow transplant

Laurel Kraus, Life Editor

It was a day in January 2017 when Nick Adamson called his older brother, Joseph Adamson, to deliver impossible news: The 22-year-old newlywed had been diagnosed with Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN), a rare form of leukemia. “I...

The New York Comic Con experience

The New York Comic Con experience

Cheyanne Kramer, Managing Editor

Conventions are expensive. So when I have the opportunity to go to a convention at a reduced cost, I take it. A few friends and I got free passes to New York Comic Con, and had a way to stay in Brooklyn for free. So off we went for a two-night trip...

The Golden Grizzly 24-hour filmmaking challenge

The Golden Grizzly 24-hour filmmaking challenge

Katerina Mihailidis, Staff Reporter

For the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Cinema Studies, in collaboration with the Alumni Engagement Committee, organized the 24-hour filmmaking challenge to get more students involved in the activities of homecoming weekend. The filmmaking...

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