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Heartbreak across the decades: What is a breakup album?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day means a lot of different things for a lot of different people. For some, it means a romantic day full of love and excitement. For others, it's a devastating reminder of the crippling...

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Best LGBTQ+ romance books to read for Valentine’s Day

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Along with being a film buff, I happen to be an avid reader. For Valentine’s Day, I also wanted to share some of my favorite romance books to read.  Here are some suggestions if you’re in the mood...

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Gifts for your Valentine, based on Zodiac sign

Gracie Murray, Campus Reporter February 14, 2024

With love in the air this season, the four most romantic zodiac signs are ready to shine on Valentine’s Day.  First on the list is Taurus (April 20 – May 20), which may be hard to believe at times...

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‘Upgraded:’ Use those nepo connections this Valentine’s Day!

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor February 14, 2024

When thinking about what to write about for our Valentine’s Day issue, I obviously knew that I had to write about a rom-com, it was only right. However, when I initially started searching for new...

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Best LGBTQ+ romance movies to watch this Valentine’s Day

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

In honor of Valentine’s Day, it’s always fun to watch a romantic movie with a partner or friends the day of. For LGBTQ+ people, it’s a bit harder to access rom-coms and feel-good movies with good...

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Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers visit Pontiac Little Art Theatre

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 7, 2024

Oakland University offers many exclusive clubs to fulfill creative wishes of students — one of which being the Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers.  The Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers visited the Pontiac Little...

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Billy Joel releases new single, “Turn the Lights Back On”

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

In 1993, Billy Joel, the “Piano Man” whose music has transcended genres with hits like “You May Be Right,” “Uptown Girl” and “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” released his last studio album,...

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The Grammy Awards 2024: The winners, the drama and Taylor Swift’s big night

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 7, 2024

On Sunday, Feb. 4, the 66th annual Grammy Awards took place. However, the majority of the awards were given out during the pre-ceremony — a trend that has been escalating within the last few years. This...

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Taylor Swift ‘furious’ over explicit AI pictures

Gracie Murray, Campus Reporter February 7, 2024

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest stars in the world, but she is also just another human being.  Over the several weeks, explicit AI-generated photos have surfaced of Swift. According to the Daily...

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‘Mean Girls:’ The spectacle that overshadowed the film

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter February 7, 2024

Buzz surrounded the much talked about revamped “Mean Girls” movie musical after its release on Friday, Jan. 12 — both positive and negative.  Released exactly 20 years after the original movie...

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Oscar Nominations 2024: Let’s talk about that ‘Barbie’ snub

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor January 31, 2024

The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards ceremony were announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, and brought with them applauded nods for shoo-ins and highly disputed snubs. Christopher Nolan’s historical...

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The 2024 Sundance Film Festival: An overview

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter January 31, 2024

It has been a big week for filmmakers and film enjoyers as the 40th Sundance Film Festival is back in town with exciting new films.  With 17,000 film submissions this year, 82 feature-length films...

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