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Guitar Day shows sharps, flats of a music degree

By Andrew Craig

April 12, 2011

Students must navigate the College of Arts and Sciences, both figuratively and literally, throughout the years of their education at Oakland University. Since the visibility of individual departmental offerings can become cloude...

Guest speaker discusses issues of privacy

By Postie Editors

April 12, 2011

Thursday, March 31, at 4p.m., guest speaker Helen Nissenbaum discussed the issues of privacy with a room of sociology majors, professors, an audio and visual crew and members of SurPriSe in Elliot Hall's lecture room.Helen Ni...

Running the gauntlet

By John Doe

April 12, 2011

The rain didn't stop until later that afternoon on April 9, 2011, but Desiree Pettiford still needed to go to track practice. She laid down in her bed, waiting for the text that would say practice is canceled; however, it never cam...

Touring the Town

Touring the Town

April 12, 2011

Patrolling the campus

By Nichole Seguin

April 12, 2011

You might have seen her driving around campus in a marked police vehicle. Or maybe she's helped you jump your car when the battery died.  Shannon Barry isn't a police officer, though. She's a student police cadet.Barry, an Oakland Unive...

From GSA to Chick-fil-A

By Ali Armstrong

April 5, 2011

She recently made headlines with her protest against the illegality of gay marriage and again as one of the first recipients of the Barbara B. Hamilton Leadership and Service Award, but junior Alexa Van Vliet has been fighting for prog...

Back to the roots of drama

By Sarah Wojcik

April 5, 2011

Oakland University's department of music, theatre and dance's much-anticipated pageant play has been in the works for nearly a year and involves over 200 Oakland University students and faculty.On April 9 and 16, MTD will per...

Singing for Sheen a ‘losing’ feat

By Nichole Seguin

April 5, 2011

Charlie Sheen launched his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option" tour at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Saturday night.Oakland University junior Lisa Jacques was one of two women selected to sing the national anthem at the comedy show....

Back on the Stage

By Kaitlyn Chornoby

March 30, 2011

While many comedians have shown off their talents on Comedy Central, few have been as influential and loved as John Oliver.Oliver, senior British correspondent on "The Daily Show" and co-host of the weekly satirical podcast, Th...

Secrets revealed on communal wall

By John Doe

March 29, 2011

Would you ever consider telling people the name of your vibrator?  What about coming out of the closet in a very public way?  How about telling the Oakland University community that your parents were homeless when you were born?  OU students can ...

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