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A Show for Two by New York Times bestselling author Tashie Bhuiyan

‘A Show for Two’ – a rom com must read

D‘Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter June 15, 2022

Tashie Bhuiyan does it again! The Bangladeshi-American “Counting Down with You” writer dazzles in her sophomore coming-of-age, romantic comedy. This Young Adult (YA) rom com will have readers squealing...

5SOS5 is set to be released on September 23, 2022.

5SOS announces fifth album release date, tracklist

D‘Juana Lester, Arts Reporter June 15, 2022

Attention 5SOS fans (did we ever come up with a fandom name?) — the moment is finally here. Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) have finally released the name and release date for their...

‘Stranger Things’ returns with fourth season

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter June 15, 2022

After nearly three years, Netflix phenomenon “Stranger Things” has finally returned with its fourth season. Even just in terms of structure, this season is unprecedented compared to the last three...

Harrys House made its debut on May 20, 2022.

Harry Styles drops third album ‘Harry‘s House’

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter June 15, 2022

Between the release of our previous issue and this current one, Harry Styles released his highly anticipated third album “Harry’s House.” Below is my attempt at an expanded version of the formerly...

HAIM brought their One More HAIM tour to Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on May 25.

HAIM kicks off Meadow Brook Amphitheatre’s summer concert season

Tori Coker, Content Editor June 15, 2022

Four time Grammy-nominated pop rock band HAIM took to the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre Stage on Wednesday, May 25 to kick off the on-campus venue’s summer concert season. The “One More HAIM” tour...

Sam is a west-Michigan native and rising senior in OU’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program for musical theater.

Positive Space: Actor, photographer Sam VanKampen

Bella Javier, Arts Editor June 15, 2022

Pursuing a career in art — performing, visual or written — is no easy feat. Our goal with “A Positive Space” is to highlight and celebrate student artists of Oakland University who are on the up...

Artstrology: A Song for Your Sign — June 2022

Bella Javier, Arts Editor June 15, 2022

The main theme of the recent major astrological events we have undergone is information saturation and the communication of it. Cancer season — beginning on Tuesday, June 21 — starts off strong with...

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter May 26, 2022

Another popular book series that I love is getting adapted into a series. This one is for the Greek mythology fans! Rick Riordan’s popular book series, ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ is becoming...

The final performance of Acis and Galatea concluded on May 15.

School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents ‘Acis and Galatea’

Bella Javier, Arts Editor May 18, 2022

The Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance (OU-SMTD) presented George Fredric Handel’s “Acis and Galatea” from May 5 - 8 and May 12 - 15. Originating from a Roman poem about the...

Meadow Brook Theatre presented The Pin-Up Girls from April 20 through May 15, 2022.

The Pin Up Girls: A heartwarming love note to our Veterans

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director May 18, 2022

From April 20 through May 15, 2022, Meadow Brook Theatre presented the Pin-Up Girls by James Hindman and Jeffrey Lodin. Featuring music from the 1920s to today, the show took the audience on an emotional...

All the details on The Summer I Turned Pretty

All the details on ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter May 18, 2022

Attention, Jenny Han fans! The ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before" author has big news. Han’s first book trilogy ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ is being adapted into a tv series for Amazon Prime....

My Summer RomCom Book List

My Summer RomCom Book List

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter May 18, 2022

It’s that time of year again. Summer. Sun. Traveling. No school. Time for catching up on all of the great romance novels, and looking forward to the new ones. Who doesn’t love a book about a classic...

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