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Campus Events Preview: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

Kailee Mathias

October 28, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 30Living Little in an Average World: Dwarfism in the U.S.October is Dwarfism Awareness Month. At noon in the Oakland Center Gold Rooms A and B, there will be a lecture from representatives from Little People of America...

‘Carrie the Musical’ thrills audience

LeeAnn Brown

October 20, 2013

Oakland University Theatre wrapped up its final showings of "Carrie the Musical" this past weekend in the Varner Studio Theatre.This was OU’s first horror musical production, according to director Fred Love, who has been direc...

Events Preview Oct. 16-22

Kailee Mathias

October 14, 2013

An Evening with Dustin BlackWinner of the Academy Award and two Writer Guilds of America Awards for Best Original Screenplay for the film “Milk,” Dustin Black is coming to Oakland University Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.Th...

Hasta el Próximo Año: Hispanic Celebration Month comes to an end

Chris Peralta

October 7, 2013

Oakland’s Hispanic Celebration Month is wrapping up, and those involved look back on this year’s highlights and anticipate its last three events.“I find HCM to be the perfect way to share my interest in the culture, history and a...

Tony Lucca performs at OU’s Family Day

Ali DeRees

October 7, 2013

A musical performance by Pontiac native and NBC's "The Voice" contestant Tony Lucca, Oct. 5, highlighted Family Day at Oakland University's Weekend of Champions.An ice cream social, provided by the Center for Student Activities, ...

Senior graphic design major impresses judges, audience at OU’s Got Talent

By Victoria Craw

October 6, 2013

Nicole Armstrong has got talent.The senior graphic design and photography major sang “Maybe this Time” from Cabaret to win the fourth annual OU’s Got Talent.Sixteen acts performed in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center ...

Fashion Forward Fundraiser Raises Hopes

By LeeAnn Brown

October 4, 2013

A fashion fundraiser could help a 90-year-old dress hang for many years to come.Neiman Marcus and Verdura jewelers joined Meadow Brook Hall to host the inaugural Decades of Dress charity event Wednesday, Oct. 2.Decades of Dre...

Sustaining Tradition: OU to Celebrate Weekend of Champions

By Chris Peralta

September 30, 2013

Formerly known as the Week of Champions, Oakland prepares to celebrate the Weekend of Champions (WOCOU) this coming Friday and Saturday, October 4-5.Instead of events being spread out across an entire week, this Weekend of Cha...

Where art thou?

By Scott Wolchek

September 3, 2013

The average walk around Oakland University is generally not a slow, artistic experience, but rather, a rushed one. Hardly anyone would stop to smell the roses, much less stop to admire the art on campus, like Sydney Atkinson...

Detroit Institute of Arts faces possible liquidation

August 29, 2013

Dedicated by the people of Detroit to the knowledge and enjoyment of art. That is the motto etched into the stone, above the heavy bronze doors, of the Detroit Institute of Arts.The DIA stands, monumentally, with its large colu...

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