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OU community reflects on a new school year

Autumn Okuszka, Features Reporter September 14, 2022

School shopping, moving onto campus or even commuting from home - these are just some of the ways students are preparing for the new school year at Oakland University. Sept. 1, 2022 began the first...

Dombrowski with Detroit Tigers all-star Miguel Cabrera

Oakland’s ‘Detroit Sports Twitter’ representative

Grant Richards November 20, 2019

Since Twitter was created in 2006, 126 million people continue to use it as a part of their daily lives. It is almost impossible to predict what the inaugural users of Twitter saw for the future of the...

Work less, sleep more: Workplace stress causes sleep loss

Work less, sleep more: Workplace stress causes sleep loss

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief June 5, 2018

Stress. It seems to be something everybody of all ages is experiencing these days. In studies conducted by the American Psychological Association, millennials feel the effects of stress more than Generation...

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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...

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...

In the Music, Theatre and Dance programs The Adventures of Pinocchio, the title character spends time with a real boy, who shows Pinocchio how to have fun.

Theatre department brings wooden tale to life

Jake Smith, staff reporter May 24, 2016

After the end of the winter semester and the stress of finals came to a close, many Golden Grizzlies took off for the summer or prepared for summer courses, but some Music, Theatre and Dance (MTD) students...

The storytellers shared personal moments theyd experienced with their own mothers, children and grandmothers.

Storytelling production connects mothers, community

Women from metro-Detroit gathered during the weekend to share stories of motherhood and celebrate their unique experiences.  On May 1 at St. Andrew’s Hall, the storytelling showcase “Listen To Your...

Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted its annual Shave for St. Jude charity event on Thursday, April 7. 

Fraternity fundraises and shaves heads for good cause

Elizabeth Suchocki April 11, 2016

For the past three years, the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity at Oakland University has been participating in Shave for St. Jude events.  Each year, they have raised more money to help the many families...

Greek Week unites fraternities and sororities in friendly competition

Greek Week unites fraternities and sororities in friendly competition

Elizabeth Suchocki April 11, 2016

As the semester comes to an end, Greek Week begins. Greek Week is a weeklong event in which members of fraternities and sororities come together on teams and compete in an event each day.This year’s...

Siblings Weekend welcomes all ages

Cheyanne Kramer April 11, 2016

Students living in the residence halls were able to bring their siblings to Oakland University to experience a weekend of games, movies and activities.According to Jenna Nielson, programming chair for...

Drag Show returns to Oakland

Cheyanne Kramer April 11, 2016

The 13th annual Oakland University Drag Show will take place in the Banquet Rooms on Thursday, April 14 as part of the GSA Pride Week celebrations.This year’s theme is Mardi Gras and will welcome nine...

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) worked with the Graham Health Center to put together a “Room of Recognition” in Oak View Hall. The display was also purposely crafted in order to prevent the entire thing from collapsing if one string of the walls were pulled down.

Residence halls recognize mental health awareness

Cheyanne Kramer April 3, 2016

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) worked with the Graham Health Center to put together a “Room of Recognition” in Oak View Hall.Leacadia Herweyer, the national and domestic communication chair of...

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