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Most anticipated movies in 2012

By Jordan Gonzalez

January 19, 2012

2012 will be a historic year for many reasons. Here are just a few:The London Games. Euro 2012 (I am Hispanic and I love soccer. What can I say?). The 2012 Presidential Election (this is big only for Americans. I suppose it i...

Department of Music, Theatre and Dance performs Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

By Jessica McLean

January 17, 2012

For the first time in over a decade Oakland University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance performed an opera. The lapse ended this weekend with the departments' rendition of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte.Italian for "All Wome...

The adventure continues

January 17, 2012

Flipping over the right card

By Jordan Gonzalez

January 17, 2012

At first glance Justin Green appears to blend in with the mass of students at Oakland University. The 19-year-old sophomore electrical engineering major rocks a North Face jacket, a baseball cap, jeans and clean cut hair.Then he pulls o...

Decorating the city of Royal Oak

By Misha Mayhand

January 10, 2012

On Monday The Royal Oak City Commission voted — and unanimously approved — the second reading of an ordinance to establish an arts commission in Royal Oak.The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts will bring more public art ...

Student volunteers cross borders

By Clare La Torre

January 10, 2012

Oakland University’s first international community service student organization, Medical Brigades, recently spent time in Honduras, providing their knowledge and help to those in need.While there, 34 students and members of MB prov...

Student review ­— The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By John Doe

January 10, 2012

Film adaptation sells story shortStudent review by George Larkins, contributing reporter In David Fincher’s ninth directed feature film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” audiences are rewarded with the best and worst from on...

MOVIE REVIEW: Young Adult

By Raymond Andre

January 7, 2012

The  “Young Adult” (2011)Directed by Jason ReitmanStarring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson and Elizabeth ReaserTwo things drew me to “Young Adult” initially. First, David Bowie’s “Queen Bitch” is us...

Work, play keep students at OU on break

By Jessica McLean

January 3, 2012

The Oakland Center was dark, empty and locked, and although the lights were on, Kresge Library was closed.The university operator wasn’t even there to say, “Oakland University, how may I help you?”In fact, the entire cam...

Playwrite brings ‘nunsense’ to OU

By Jordan Gonzalez

January 3, 2012

Michigan native Dan Goggin, creator, composer and writer of the off-Broadway smash hit “Nunsense” will be at Oakland University directing the shows 7th and final sequel, “Nunset Boulevard.”For Goggin, “Nunset Boulevard”...

Good eats on a student budget

By Justin Colman

January 3, 2012

When walking main street of downtown Rochester, three restaurants stand out: Rojo Mexican Bistro, Kruse and Meur and Rochester Chop House.All are popular spots, but continue a little further south and you’ll find Shehrzad Mediterranean ...

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