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Looking Back: Grizz statue built in 2006

October 9, 2019

The cheer team, dance team, OU pep band and the Grizz mascot all gathered around to perform in front of the O’rena in honor of the Grizz statue finally being revealed at Oakland University in 2006. The Grizz statue impacted...

Dance bans swept across campus in 2005

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

People on a campus coming together at an event is an important part of the college atmosphere. In 2005, bans made on dances that didn’t allow non-Oakland University students to be on campus for student-run events made it hard...

Looking Back: Issues with the 1995 Student Congress election

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

When election time for the Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) comes around, students have the opportunity to have a say by voting for the best candidates.  In 1995, the OUSC election ended up taking a surprising turn. St...

Looking Back: 9/11, nearly two decades later

Ashley Averill, Design Editor

September 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, the world stood still as news quickly spread that the city of New York was the victim of terror when the Word Trade Center fell. Now, 18 years later, we look back on the event that rocked America...

Looking Back: Cash box stolen from Book Swap event in 2000

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

August 6, 2019

The Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) ran its annual Book Swap event in January 2000 with an unwanted surprise. Though it was a huge benefit to students, the event took a turn and became the second year in a row the mo...

Looking Back: Meadow Brook Hall money troubles

Bridget Janis, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

Meadow Brook Hall (MBH) has always been interested in  connecting students and Oakland University as one of its pursuits. Many events like the Meadow Brook Ball, March Movie Madness and the Murder Mystery are opportunities for s...

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