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‘A Doll’s House’ is no child’s play

By Kaylee Kean

February 11, 2015

There are plays meant to entertain and there are plays meant to challenge the mind. “A Doll’s House” falls into the latter category.Written in 1879 by Henrik Ibsen and translated by Frank McGuinness,the play is a classi...

Theatre Department’s Hard Work Pays Off

Kayla Varicalli

January 13, 2015

Friday night: a time for students to relax, rewind and sleep off a stressful week.But not for the members of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. This past Friday night meant singing in front of a crowd of strangers, prese...

A Pirate’s life for we

By LeeAnn Brown

January 13, 2015

Comedy, songs, love and complicated, leap year math misfortunes—just a few things students can expect to see in the upcoming OU comic opera, Pirates of Penzance.“Pirates,” an 1880 W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan colla...

WXOU Top Ten – 1.12.15

By Anthony Spak, WXOU Music Director

January 12, 2015

Week of 1.12.15Album spotlight: D'Angelo and the Vanguard,  Black MessiahR&B’s most iconic recluse is back after 14 years without releasing an album. After releasing 2000’s Voodoo, D’Angelo fell away from making music and...

Making life easier, one 5.5-inch screen at a time

By Seláh Fischer

January 12, 2015

It may look silly when you see students holding a phone that resembles an iPad up to their ear. However, many students are investing in these large phones now more than ever.With work, school and other responsibilities, stude...

WXOU Top Ten – 1.5.15

By Anthony Spak, WXOU Music Director

January 11, 2015

Week of 1.5.15Album spotlight: She and Him, ClassicsShe and Him is the project of actress Zooey Deschanel and folk singer M. Ward. On their new album, Classics, the duo pays homage to a handful of timeless covers. Putting it...

Twitter user parodies Oakland University president

By Kaylee Kean

August 19, 2014

Oakland University has had its share of social media shenanigans, and the tradition continues with the latest account that parodies none other than new president George W. Hynd.The Oakland Post grabbed an interview via Twitter...

You do you: Freckleface encourages audiences to embrace differences

Oona Goodin-Smith

June 11, 2014

“She rides a bike, just like everyone else. In fact, she is just like every other girl—except for the fact that she has freckles,” begins the play.‘She’ is Freckleface Strawberry, the title character of Oakland Univer...

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