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Classic cinemas stay cool in the summer

By John Doe

May 13, 2011

Bright neon bulbs, vintage carpeting and red velvet curtains might not be the first thing that comes to mind when Friday night rolls around, but if the Michigan weather is unforgiving heading to a local, independent movie theatre...

Campus cultivates crops

By Brian Figurski

May 10, 2011

With the metro Detroit area looking at urban farming as a viable option, Oakland University is making headway to become the roots for this blossoming culture.Urban Farming at Oakland University (UFAOU) started out almost two yea...

Slemmer overcomes two ACLs

By Mike Horan

May 10, 2011

Ashleigh Slemmer has something to prove every time she steps inside Oakland University's Athletics Center Orena.Despite having suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in both of her knees, she continues to compete on Oakland's vo...

Skate shop chomps rivals

By Sarah Hunton

May 10, 2011

Dan Bilan is an ambitious young man. At 19, the Oakland University sophomore has already opened his own successful storefront skate and snowboard shop in Auburn Hills called Skate Hungry.Skate Hungry not only sells skateboard...

Student seeks Pepsi grant

By Kay Nguyen

May 10, 2011

Less than a dozen Michigan organizations have been able to snag Pepsi Refresh grants, but sophomore secondary education major Taylor Kosnik hopes that her idea will get people to vote.Kosnik wants to bring school supplies to 30 s...

OU gaming guild takes hobby beyond video games

By Kevin Graham

May 10, 2011

When college students think of the word "gaming," one of the first things that comes to mind are video games. One student organization is taking the word there and far beyond.When one walks into a gaming guild meeting on a typi...

The flames of entertainment

By Kaitlyn Chornoby

April 15, 2011

Thrill-seekers no longer have to venture to Las Vegas or wait for the circus to come to town to see a great fire performance because The Detroit Fire Guild (DFG) is bringing world-class fire exhibitionism right down the street....

Old-School makes a comeback

By Jomar Mabborang

April 12, 2011

Clink. Ding. Honk. To some, these are random sounds that may annoy, but to others it means the Michigan Pinball Expo is in town.Located on campus in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center, the second annual Pinball Expo is pre...

Professor Profile: Richard Stamps

By John Doe

April 12, 2011

Professor Richard Stamps, who is planning to retire next year, has been teaching at Oakland University since 1974.Born and raised in California, Stamps received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and later went on to get his master's from Michigan State...

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