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I Commute From … Sterling Heights

March 19, 2009

By KAY NGUYENStaff ReporterFreshman Jessica MacMurtrie commutes from Sterling Heights, the fourth largest city in Michigan.MacMurtrie spends her 20-minute commute listening and singing along to songs on her iPhone."Sterling Heights is a bustlin...

I Commute From … Beverly Hills

March 12, 2009

By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff ReporterNot to be confused with the posh shopping district in California, sophomore Nursing major Laura Jung grew up in Beverly Hills, Michigan. As in the upper-middle class town southwest of Birmingha...

I Commute From … Macomb Township

March 12, 2009

By KAY NGUYENStaff ReporterBrad Jeffers commutes from one of Michigan's fastest growing major municipalities: Macomb Township.The senior journalism major has a great interest in sports and enjoys writing about and playing them."Babe Ruth us...

I Commute From … — White Lake/Monroe

February 24, 2009

BY COLLEEN MILLERManaging EditorJeff Brelin, an undecided senior, is not your traditional college student. He neither lives on campus nor does he go out to the bars or restaurants at night. As he hung out in Bumper's Game Room ...

I Commute From … — Milford

February 23, 2009

By MALLORY LAPANOWSKIAsst. Ads ManagerAndrew Grembowski, Junior Elementary Education major, lives in Rochester right now, but an hour west — slightly south — resides his hometown of Milford.Demographically, not much is different...

I Commute From … — Birmingham

February 18, 2009

By KATIE JACOBCopy EditorI commute from Birmingham where small-town, WASP-y values collide with edgy, hip "yuppiedom." Yet, as it is with all Michigan cities—you can't avoid the economy if you live here—there are abandoned ...

I Commute From … — Kentwood

February 3, 2009

By SEAN GARNER Senior Reporter Okay, I don't really commute. I live on campus in West Vandenberg Hall. So if I were really to write about my daily commute, I would have to write about my bitter treks from Vandy all the way to P...

I Commute From … — Southfield

January 18, 2009

By JANICE WILLIAMSStaff reporterIt's a place where if you've never been there, you've at least heard about it.  A respected suburban community, Southfield, MI is home to many people, including some Oakland University students...

I Commute From … — Warren

January 18, 2009

By JORDAN TWARDYSpecial Guest BloggerWarren is about a half-hour drive from OU. It's Michigan's third largest suburb and has recently been trying to redefine its sleepy suburb image. The once bustling, and now mostly empty, Univ...

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