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Movies to boost economy

By Web Master

February 6, 2008

By DAVID EGGERTAssociated Press WriterLANSING, Mich. (AP) A year ago, Michigan tried luring moviemakers to the state by giving them hefty tax rebates.But it lost its competitive edge when other states started offering even better dea...

No charge to be filed in false police report case

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

By STEVE STAEGERSenior ReporterThe OUPD will not press charges against the student who filed a false report and is letting the dean's office handle the situation, according to Chief of Police Samuel Lucido.Dean of Students Gle...

Russi delivers State of the University address

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

Oakland University President Gary Russi looked toward the future in this year's university update, on Feb. 1. He also acknowledged that the current budget crisis that threatens state funding for OU will continue to get worse ...

Sluggish e-mail annoys students

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

By STEVE STAEGERSenior ReporterThere are possible solutions on the table to speed up the Oakland University Webmail system, but it is unknown when a decision will be made, according to Terri Rowe, CIO for University Technologic...

Broadway play takes OU stage

By Web Master

January 30, 2008

By BRENDAN LOSINSKIStaff InternMeadow Brook Theatre's latest play "Rabbit Hole" is a vividly down-to-earth portrayal of the aftermath of tragedy filled with drama, emotion and humor. Written by David Lindsay-Abaire, this play is cert...

WXOU reclaims its Web stream

By Web Master

January 30, 2008

By JESSE DUNSMORESenior ReporterStudent-run radio station WXOU will likely begin streaming their programming again later this week, said WXOU Web/IT director Chuck Kanouse.WXOU lost their streaming capabilities after an unknown perso...

OUPD: Crime did not occur

By Web Master

January 30, 2008

By STEVE STAEGERSenior ReporterAn attempted sexual assault reported on Oakland University's campus Saturday has been proven untrue after an investigation by the OUPD.The OUPD released a statement to all students Tuesday saying "no as...

Around the State

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

FLINT, Mich. â€" A Flint man has been sentenced to 18 to 27 years in prison in the 1995 slayings of two Grand Blanc men in a drug-related robbery.Corey Frazier pleaded no contest in December to second-degree murder. He'll get c...

Kilpatrick finds replacement

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press WriterDETROIT â€" Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick named a new chief of staff on Tuesday, a day after the woman who previously held the post resigned amid allegations that she and the mayor lied...

Miss America overcomes anorexia

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

By RYAN NAKASHIMAAssociated Press WriterLAS VEGAS  â€" Just three years ago, Michigan's Miss America-to-be Kirsten Haglund was eating tiny portions of food and became so thin her concerned parents "dragged me to the doctor."Th...

Highlights from Granholm’s State of the State address

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

By The Associated PressHighlights from the prepared text of Gov. Jennifer Granholm's State of the State address, delivered Tuesday night at the Capitol.ECONOMY­­â€" ­Sees Michigan as a future leader in alternative e...

Perpetuating the dream

By Web Master

January 23, 2008

By Adam RobertsSenior ReporterEntertainer Harry Belafonte spoke about race, poverty and his experience in the civil rights movement when he visited Oakland University Monday as part of OU's Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivitie...

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