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Nick Jonas performed at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 14.

Nick Jonas comes to Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2018

It was the day Oakland University students had been waiting for over two years. After the Student Program Board announced that it would be bringing back it's annual spring concert, the org made an announcement...

Panic! At The Disco and Weezer perform to sold-out crowd

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 11, 2016

Crop tops, vape pens, band merchandise and good music were prevalent at DTE Energy Music Theatre on July 8.  Panic! At The Disco and Weezer, along with Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, stopped at...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

Famous buildings like the Fox Theater have been built as part of the display featuring Detroit. 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center hosts monthly Adult Nights

Jake Smith, staff reporter July 6, 2016

LEGOLAND Discovery Center at Great Lakes Crossing is usually only open to kids and their parents, but once a month they make an exception and open the store for adults to get in on the fun as well. The...

“Forever Plaid” closes Meadow Brook Theatre’s 50th-anniversary season

Jake Smith, staff reporter June 13, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre's latest production, "Forever Plaid," tells the story of four talented singers. The show is filled with comedy and vocal talent. Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie are known as the...

Oakland University alumna, Jayne Houdyshell, was nominated for her third Tony Award nomination in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role. 

Alumna Jayne Houdyshell takes home Tony Award

At last night's 70th Tony Awards, Oakland alumna Jayne Houdyshell won an award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.  She attended the Academy of Dramatic Art at Oakland University...

The Magical History Tour brings Beatlemania to the Motor City

Beatles fans and music aficionados alike will appreciate The Henry Ford Museum’s newest special exhibit.  “The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition” was brought to the museum in...

Oakland Universitys radio station WXOU celebrated its 50th birthday bash on March 24, 2015 at the Crofoot in Pontiac with live music from George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus, Flint Eastwood and Alvvays.

June and July Summer Music Preview

Summer has begun and the summer music scene is just heating up. With music festivals like Movement just ending and Mo Pop coming in July, there are many musical options for you to enjoy. We’ve compiled...

Meet the mascot: The Grizz

Nowshin Chowdhury May 27, 2016

As student-athletes wear their jerseys on game day, behind closed doors another student puts on an oversized costume to become the Grizz for the next few hours. The Grizz, Oakland University’s...

About 80 students from the OU theatre department went to Milwaukee to perform Equus in the American College Theatre Festival from Jan. 5-9.

Equus performed in national theatre festival

Cheyanne Kramer January 19, 2016

The theatre department brought around 80 students to Milwaukee to perform Equus in the American College Theatre Festival that ran from Jan. 5-9.Thomas Suda, the director, said that the six-day festival...

The V Word

Cheyanne Kramer January 10, 2016

The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) will be putting on a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” on Feb. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. in Dodge Hall.Grace Wojcik, coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Center,...

Spinning the wheel: then and now

By LeeAnn Brown April 14, 2015

Many of us have tuned in to test our knowledge on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Perhaps, as in many childhoods, it was a group effort when over at the grandparents’ house for weekly dinner.Oakland...

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