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Meadow Brook Theatre 5k walk goes on despite rain

By Postie Editors

August 24, 2011

Meadow Brook Theatre hosted their third annual "Feet For Seats" fundraiser on August 21st, despite rainy weather conditions.Consisting of a 5k walk around campus — starting on the lawn in front of Wilson Hall — donations were r...

Cowboys, aliens and Indians may have defeated aliens, but they didn’t win me over

By Nichole Seguin

July 30, 2011

Earlier this week, I ventured out to see the highly anticipated summer blockbuster, Cowboys & Aliens. It was not winning, as Charlie Sheen would put it.I'll admit, I didn't have high aspirations for the movie to begin with, but ...

The Joy Formidable get ready for Lollapalooza Festival

By Brian Figurski

July 26, 2011

The summer concert season is following suit of the weather and heating up, namely in the form of festivals playing host to some of the most promising new bands.The Joy Formidable, based out of London, England, are one of those youn...

Harry Potter lives on

By Nichole Seguin

July 26, 2011

Seven books, 10 years, a website and a theme park later, the Harry Potter legacy is ending for some people as the final installment in the movie series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" was released last friday.When...

Composing for the future

By Sarah Hunton

July 26, 2011

The Music Preparatory Program at Oakland University will be hosting two music composition workshops during the final two weeks of July.The first workshop, the Intensive Musicianship and Composition Workshop, will take place Jul...

Three unique treats

By Postie Editors

July 26, 2011

Dairy Queen, Cold Stone Creamery, Baskin-Robbins, Maggie Moo's. The list of ice cream shops could go on forever, but what about the small, family-owned parlors that compete with these franchise giants? They're still around and b...

Alumni active in community, OCC

July 19, 2011

Oakland University alumni Jessica Newman loves to work with young people because they inspire her and she loves to see them grow.Newman has been actively volunteering for nonprofits and been the Student LIFE Coordinator of Oakland C...

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