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Greek Week 2013 in pictures

By Dylan Dulberg April 2, 2013

The Oakland University Greek Council is holding their annual Greek Week event from April 1 to April 8. The theme this year is Survivor. The slideshow of pictures here will be updated as more events occur....

Senior Jared Kovverman proposed to junior Rebecca Kaufeld in the music room of Meadow Brook Hall, at Saturday Night’s Ball. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca Kaufeld)

Happily ever after: Students experience Meadow Brook Ball

Meadow Brook Hall was turned into a real-life fairy tale for the 41st ball, hosted as two events the evenings of Feb. 1 and 2.After decorating Friday morning, the house took on the “Happily Ever After”...

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Going above and beyond the arc

By Lindsay Beaver February 5, 2013

Travis Bader had aspirations of playing for a Division I team ever since he was a kid.“I visited schools like Central (Michigan) and Detroit, but they always talked about being a walk-on, and I didn’t...

Coach Kampe during the early 90s. (Photo courtesy of the Kresge Archives.)

Men’s basketball coach sinks 500th win

By Timothy Pontzer January 30, 2013

Consistency is the hallmark of success.That motto is what Oakland University’s men’s basketball head coach Greg Kampe has preached during his 29 years at the helm of the program. The four-time Summit...

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Bringing ‘Flavor’ to Sterling Heights

By Kevin Graham January 15, 2013

There’s a new flavor in town.Flavor Flav’s Chicken and Ribs, located in Sterling Heights, offers a variety of home-cooked menu items.According to Men’s Health Magazine, 53-year-old Flav (William...

OU New Year’s Resolutions

By Kevin Graham January 2, 2013

The start of a new year traditionally inspires goal-setting and changes, and the OU community is no exception. Several Golden Grizzlies shared their personal, professional and academic goals for the year...

Meadow Brook Hall hosts 10th annual Holiday Tea

By Stephanie Sokol December 14, 2012

Savory and sweet dishes, festive flute music and Christmas décor filled the Meadow Brook Hall Christopher Wren Dining Room as people gathered for the 10th annual Holiday Tea Dec. 11. The tea was held...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Watch

By Dylan Dulberg July 26, 2012

Right off the bat, it must be said that if you are expecting “Ghostbusters: 2012”, you are going to be heavily disappointed. But, if you are expecting a silly, lackadaisical slapstick comedy featuring...

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$4M Sharf clubhouse opens at Oakland University golf course

By Mark McMillan June 22, 2012

In most instances, the weather waits for no one person or project. However, when it comes to the business of multimillionaire philanthropist and longtime friend of Oakland University, Stephan Sharf, the...

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Racing for the cure

By Chelsea Bistue June 4, 2012

The 21st annual Susan G. Komen race for the cure was held in downtown Detroit on May 26.More than 35,000 people braved the rain to participate in either the one mile or 5k race.Race participant and Oakland...

GALLERY: Coming to an end

By Kevin Romanchik April 2, 2012

When the final seconds ticked off the clock and Kentucky was crowned the national champion on April 1, the 2011-12 men’s basketball season officially came to an end.Even though the season for  Oakland...

 

A second chance

By Nichole Seguin March 26, 2012

Goldilocks, stay away. The three bear cubs are here to stay.At the Detroit Zoo, that is.Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs — named Boo, Thor and Mike — made their Detroit debut at the zoo on Thursday,...

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