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Vice principal at Dove Academy receives his master’s degree from OU

Jordan Jewell, Engagement Editor June 20, 2019

Paul Ezel, vice principal of Dove Academy in Detroit, received his master’s degree from Oakland University in May 2019. As the lead mentor at Dove Academy, Ezel returned to college to improve his skills...

Students held candlelight vigil as the Elliott Tower chimes for each soul lost in the tragedy.

Vigil held in remembrance of New Zealand mosques attack victims

Katie Valley, Content Editor March 20, 2019

Oakland University community members came together for a candlelight vigil in memory of the 50 people killed Friday, March 15, in terrorist attacks at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in New Zealand. The...

Apex Legends: a new solid entry in the battle royale genre

Apex Legends: a new solid entry in the battle royale genre

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor February 13, 2019

Much like the players entering the game, "Apex Legends" jumped out of sky on Monday to join the battle royale fray, and it looks like it’s here to stay. "Apex Legends" is a new battle royale game...

Iron Man meets Destiny: Anthem preview

Iron Man meets Destiny: Anthem preview

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor February 6, 2019

Anthem, the first game from Bioware since Mass Effect: Andromeda, had two demo weekends recently that let players experience the game before its release on February 22. The demo consisted of a free-play...

Why Kanye West came to Elon Musk’s defense at The College for Creative Studies

Why Kanye West came to Elon Musk’s defense at The College for Creative Studies

Ashley Sawchuk, Contributor October 23, 2018

The word is out that Kanye West made quite the appearance at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies Tuesday, Oct. 2. Videos of West telling students to “leave Elon Musk alone” have gone viral on...

Dr. Terri Orbuch reveals the secrets to happy relationships in the workplace and beyond

Dr. Terri Orbuch reveals the secrets to happy relationships in the workplace and beyond

Katarina Kovac, Campus Editor April 10, 2018

Dr. Terri Orbuch, a professor of sociology, human sexuality and interpersonal relationships at Oakland University, has studied and followed 373 married couples for almost three decades through a combination...

Womens Basketball loses against Youngstown State

Women’s Basketball loses against Youngstown State

Dakota Brecht , Staff Reporter February 3, 2018

Coming off of a 83-50 win over their biggest rivals, Detroit Mercy, the women's Golden Grizzly basketball team looked to keep that hot streak rolling Thursday night, Feb 1, over Youngstown State. Oakland...

Ruma Begum Interview

Samana Sheikh, Contributor January 30, 2018

Samana Sheikh, a senior at Oakland University, sits down with Ruma Begum a famous blogger from Hamtramck, MI. She discusses the struggle of her career and how she was running for Miss Jetset Magazine....

Oakland Women’s Basketball Dominates UDM in Metro Series Showdown

Dakota Brecht , Staff Reporter January 28, 2018

Saturday afternoon at the O’rena was the place to be as the Women’s basketball team absolutely annihilated the Detroit Mercy Titans in another installment of this exciting Metro Series Showdown. The...

The Blitz Jan. 24, 2018

Katie LaDuke , Managing Editor January 22, 2018

WBB vs. Milwaukee: On Thursday, Jan. 18, Oakland women’s basketball hosted Milwaukee for the first game of a five game home stand. The Golden Grizzlies fell 74-62. To lead the Oakland offense, Taylor...

Womens basketball battles the Milwaukee Panthers

Womens basketball battles the Milwaukee Panthers

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief January 22, 2018

A standing ovation rang throughout the O’Rena before the women’s team faced off against Milwaukee as the audience celebrated senior Taylor Jones's career for reaching 1000 career points as a Golden...

“Call Me by Your Name” will hit you in all the feels

“Call Me by Your Name” will hit you in all the feels

Falin Hakeem, Staff Reporter January 16, 2018

If you have not seen Luca Guadagnino’s heart-wrenchingly beautiful love story that is “Call Me by Your Name,” prepare yourself for a lot of empty longing, hopeful reminiscing and many tears. Sounds...

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