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Photo gallery: The year of the dragon

By Jessica McLean

January 24, 2012

Filed under Life, Multimedia

Chinese New Year celebrations began at Oakland University last Friday in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center. It was sponsored by several OU departments, including the International Students, Scholars Office, the Center for Mul...

Photo gallery: NYC inspiration in Detroit

By Clare La Torre

January 24, 2012

Filed under Life, Multimedia

[slideshow id=17]Abstract imagination playfully dances across the crisp white walls of the gallery.Deer and owls become mythical creatures while color and texture become whole new platforms with which to display the mind’s eye.The...

From Purple Rose to silver screen

By Damien Dennis

January 24, 2012

Filed under Life

Most Oakland University students cannot say they have been in a major Hollywood film. But for junior Laura Klosterhaus, she had the chance to appear as an extra in the movie ‘Real Steel’.Klosterhaus is a 24-year-old Japanese...

Top 10 Albums of 2011

By Brian Figurski

January 19, 2012

Filed under Life

#1. Foster the People – Torches2011 was a year where pop and electronic music collided on a paramount level, highlighted by Foster the People’s freshman album. Driven by the slinky Summer surprise single ‘Pumped Up Kicks.’ While...

Most anticipated movies in 2012

By Jordan Gonzalez

January 19, 2012

Filed under Life

2012 will be a historic year for many reasons. Here are just a few:The London Games. Euro 2012 (I am Hispanic and I love soccer. What can I say?). The 2012 Presidential Election (this is big only for Americans. I suppose it i...

The adventure continues

January 17, 2012

Flipping over the right card

By Jordan Gonzalez

January 17, 2012

Filed under Life

At first glance Justin Green appears to blend in with the mass of students at Oakland University. The 19-year-old sophomore electrical engineering major rocks a North Face jacket, a baseball cap, jeans and clean cut hair.Then he pulls o...

Department of Music, Theatre and Dance performs Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte

By Jessica McLean

January 17, 2012

Filed under Life

For the first time in over a decade Oakland University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance performed an opera. The lapse ended this weekend with the departments' rendition of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte.Italian for "All Wome...

Decorating the city of Royal Oak

By Misha Mayhand

January 10, 2012

Filed under Life

On Monday The Royal Oak City Commission voted — and unanimously approved — the second reading of an ordinance to establish an arts commission in Royal Oak.The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts will bring more public art ...

Student volunteers cross borders

By Clare La Torre

January 10, 2012

Filed under Life

Oakland University’s first international community service student organization, Medical Brigades, recently spent time in Honduras, providing their knowledge and help to those in need.While there, 34 students and members of MB prov...

Student review ­— The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By John Doe

January 10, 2012

Filed under Life

Film adaptation sells story shortStudent review by George Larkins, contributing reporter In David Fincher’s ninth directed feature film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” audiences are rewarded with the best and worst from on...

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