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Album cover for An Evening with Silk Sonic.

Silk Sonic releases debut album to universal acclaim

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Silk Sonic, the R&B supergroup encompassing Bruno Mars, his band “The Hooligans," and Anderson .Paak, have released their long awaited debut studio album, “An Evening with Silk Sonic,” and it's...

Harris talks about his work, experiences and inspirations for his art and exposure. 

OU alumni capturing Black experience through art

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter October 13, 2021

Jonathan Harris, an Oakland University graduate, has been making a name for himself in the arts of Detroit. At OU, he majored in graphic design with a minor in studio art after graduating from the Detroit...

Lil Nas Xs debut album MONTERO is a smash hit.

Lil Nas X hits a home run with his debut album, “MONTERO”

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 29, 2021

In 41 minutes and 17 seconds, Lil Nas X has both cemented his current status as a “star” in the music industry and set his sights even further up the superstardom ladder with the release of his debut...

Freddie Mercury’s ‘Never Boring’ lives up to the name

Freddie Mercury’s ‘Never Boring’ lives up to the name

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor October 23, 2019

“You can do anything with my work, but never make me boring.” — Freddie Mercury Nostalgia spiked in the hearts of Queen fans this week with the drop of the late Freddie Mercury’s solo album...

Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter talks ‘Black Panther,’ importance of representation during campus visit

Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter talks ‘Black Panther,’ importance of representation during campus visit

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2019

The Oakland University community was treated to a night in Wakanda on Wednesday, April 3 when “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter came to campus. Making Oscar history Carter’s visit...

Album Review: Goodbye and Good Riddance

Album Review: “Goodbye and Good Riddance”

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief June 26, 2018

Heartbreak, depression and drug use are the focuses of 19-year-old rapper Juice WRLD’s new album “Goodbye and Good Riddance,” which after two weeks of being released on May 22, 2018 rose to number...

Alien: Covenant is the newest film to join the famous franchises ranks.

Alien: Covenant—A Promising Prequel To A Sci-Fi Classic

Trevor Tyle, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2017

Thirty-eight years ago, Ridley Scott quite literally grabbed the attention of audiences everywhere with the release of his sci-fi/horror classic, “Alien.” The film would go on to establish a hugely...

OU alumnus enters short film to festivals

Rachel Williams, Life Editor August 16, 2016

Nicholas Swatz, Oakland University cinema studies alumnus, recently released the short film “The Provenance.” Swatz worked with fellow cinema studies alumna, Amber Stankoff, who came onto the project...

Panic! At The Disco and Weezer perform to sold-out crowd

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 11, 2016

Crop tops, vape pens, band merchandise and good music were prevalent at DTE Energy Music Theatre on July 8.  Panic! At The Disco and Weezer, along with Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, stopped at...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

Famous buildings like the Fox Theater have been built as part of the display featuring Detroit. 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center hosts monthly Adult Nights

Jake Smith, staff reporter July 6, 2016

LEGOLAND Discovery Center at Great Lakes Crossing is usually only open to kids and their parents, but once a month they make an exception and open the store for adults to get in on the fun as well. The...

“Forever Plaid” closes Meadow Brook Theatre’s 50th-anniversary season

Jake Smith, staff reporter June 13, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre's latest production, "Forever Plaid," tells the story of four talented singers. The show is filled with comedy and vocal talent. Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie are known as the...

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