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‘The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We:’ Beauty in the bad times

‘The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We:’ Beauty in the bad times

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter September 20, 2023

Mitski’s musical journey has always been an odd one to me. She started with smooth singer-songwriter balladry, then transitioned to noisy slacker-rock, then to chaotic new wave.  All of this bouncing...

‘Remains, Remnants, Reliquaries:’ OU’s new art exhibit tackles a buried past

‘Remains, Remnants, Reliquaries:’ OU’s new art exhibit tackles a buried past

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter September 20, 2023

On Friday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. in the Oakland University Art Gallery, Wendel A. White and Kenya Tyson participated in an open talk hosted by OU Art History Professor Claude Baillargeon.  Baillargeon...

The fall fashion of OU

The fall fashion of OU

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor September 20, 2023

With the new school year beginning and fall quickly approaching, students on Oakland University's campus are signaling this autumnal shift with their wardrobes. After weeks of uncomfortably scouring campus,...

‘GUTS:’ Picking up the pieces on Olivia Rodrigo’s new album

‘GUTS:’ Picking up the pieces on Olivia Rodrigo’s new album

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter September 13, 2023

Teenage years are tumultuous. Early twenties are worse. College, friends splitting up and growing apart, first real jobs, finally discovering who you truly are — these years are bountiful if not stressful.  Born...

Bottoms: A refreshingly absurd comedy for queer girls

‘Bottoms:’ A refreshingly absurd comedy for queer girls

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor September 13, 2023

As someone who voraciously consumes any product of the Rachel Sennott universe, “Bottoms” was one of my most anticipated films of the year.  Directed by Emma Seligman and co-written by Sennott,...

‘Are you ready for it?’ — Tips for buying tickets to the ‘Eras’ tour

‘Are you ready for it?’ — Tips for buying tickets to the ‘Eras’ tour

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Reporter August 9, 2023

As the current United States leg of her “Eras Tour” comes to a close, Taylor Swift has announced 15 more North American tour dates in 2024 via Instagram, giving many “Swifties” a second chance...

Taylor Swift releases Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift releases ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor July 19, 2023

After previously announcing its release date during a mid-concert surprise on May 5, Taylor Swift finally released “Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)” — the much-anticipated re-recording of her 2010...

The Summer I Turned Pretty back for season two

‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ back for season two

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor July 19, 2023

On Friday, July 14, Amazon released the first three episodes of season two of their hit show, “The Summer I Turned Pretty” — with this season being based on the second book in author Jenny Han’s...

Rice Ball recipe, as featured on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Onigiri: A hylian delight

Noah Francis, Features Reporter July 19, 2023

With the release of the Nintendo Switch game, “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)”, the latest in the Zelda series, Nintendo brought back the cooking mechanic and made it better than...

Honorsaurus Rex...extinct?

Honorsaurus Rex: Extinct or in captivity?

Anthony Varchetti, Features Reporter July 19, 2023

In November of 2021, a dinosaur was brought to live at Oakland University's Honors College in Oak View Hall. That dinosaur – a Tyrannosaurus rex dubbed “Honorsaurus Rex” – was recently reported...

Success of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom marks shift in the landscape of game design

Success of ‘The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’ marks shift in the landscape of game design

Anthony Varchetti, Features Reporter July 19, 2023

On May 12, 2023, Nintendo released “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)." Three days later, it officially became the fastest-selling Nintendo game of all time. An instant success, TOTK’s...

Pink Tape: How Lil Uzi Vert overwhelms the senses and themselves

‘Pink Tape:’ How Lil Uzi Vert overwhelms the senses and themselves

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter July 19, 2023

Bursting at the seams with relentless energy, the 27-year-old Philadelphia native, Lil Uzi Vert, blatantly wears their influences on their sleeve while trying to branch out into something new — something...

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