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PACE director receives UPCEA leadership award

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Lori Crose, director of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at Oakland University, recently received the Outstanding Leadership Award at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) conference....

Political science professor receives citizenship after 20 years in US

Ben Hume, Web Editor

December 2, 2019

Assistant professor of political science Cristian Cantir took his oath to the United States on Nov 25 after working for Oakland University since 2011. Cantir has lived in the U.S. for 20 years, first coming over when he was 1...

OU Has Talent returns

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2019

“America’s Got Talent?” More like “OU Has Talent.”  Oakland University’s OU Has Talent came back Tuesday, Nov. 19, where students from all majors  were welcomed and encouraged to come out and support their cl...

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...

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