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Macomb County Santa Parade in Mount Clemens

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

For its eighth year, Oakland University will be joining the 44th Annual Macomb County Santa Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23. The Santa Parade is presented by the city of Mount Clemens, featuring locals, the Grand marshal, varie...

“Blue Stockings” play coming to campus

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Starting Thursday, Nov. 14, Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) will provide an opportunity to witness the intellectual excitement of the 1890s by presenting the play “Blue Stockings.” “Blue...

The problem with smiling more

Emily Morris, WXOU News Director

November 12, 2019

“Just give me a little smile.” This seems like an innocent statement — after all, what harm can a smile do? But there seems to be a miscommunication between this request and a smile’s positive qualities. I whisked...

Students remember significant celebrity deaths

Alyssa Ochss, Contributor

November 11, 2019

David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Prince and Steve Irwin. These are just a few of the celebrities who died during the generation where the average Oakland University student grew up. People have said they left a lasting impression ...

Students against climate change

Rachel Basela, Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2019

In the rise of political outcry from younger generations looking to combat global climate change, individuals in the Oakland University community have organized a group to make this possible. The Faculty, Student, Staff Alliance for Cli...

Applications for the Golden Grizzly Spirit Award close soon

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

The deadline for the Golden Grizzly Spirit Award is coming up as its deadline is Friday, Nov. 15. Originally funded by eight OU alumni, the Golden Grizzly Spirit Award scholarship, has been continuously encouraging students t...

King Princess breaks hearts with debut album “Cheap Queen”

Lauren Karmo, Campus Editor

November 7, 2019

Although she only recently dropped her debut album “Cheap Queen,” King Princess is no stranger to fame. Gaining attention from a Harry Styles tweet last year, her first single “1950” is still beloved by the queer community i...

Artist at 15th annual Youmacon celebrates community

Alyssa Ochss, Contributor

November 7, 2019

Chilly weather didn’t faze anime fans -- young and old -- as thousands flocked to Detroit this past weekend to enjoy Youmacon, an annual anime convention held in the TCF Center (formerly the Cobo Center) and the Renaissance Cen...

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