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Deadline quickly approaching to study European Immigration Crisis in Italy this summer

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 26, 2024

This summer, Oakland University students have the unique opportunity to study the European immigration crisis in Italy. However, the opportunity to sign up for the program ends on March 4. Cathy Shafran,...

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Letter to the editor: What Beaver?

Andrea Knutson, Contributor February 21, 2024

Recently the Oakland University community was informed that a beaver had moved into the campus’s biological preserve and made itself at home. Indeed, since that announcement, we’ve been able to confirm...

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar:’ A truly stellar and spiritual experience

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 21, 2024

Spoilers ahead for “Jesus Christ Superstar.” One of the more controversial yet critically acclaimed musicals came to Oakland University's Varner Studio Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 15 to a sold-out...

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Oakland University Senate embarks on general education reform

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor February 21, 2024

An Oakland University Senate committee is currently in the process of reviewing and revising Oakland University’s general education program for the first time in approximately 20 years. The General...

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Oakland swim and dive wins the Horizon League Conference

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter February 21, 2024

When great sports dynasties come to mind, people think of Michael Jordan’s Bulls in the ‘90s, Brady’s Patriots, Mickey Mantle’s Yankees in the ‘50s, or Wayne Gretzky’s Oilers in the ‘80s. But...

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The future of the College Democrats of OU

Mallory Waligora, Political Reporter February 21, 2024

The College Democrats of Oakland University (CDOU) seek to give power to student voices on campus and facilitate friendly political discourse. The club sets forth an initiative to engage college students...

A brief overview of historical gay rights milestones

A brief overview of historical gay rights milestones

Kaylah Snell, Political Reporter February 14, 2024

On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. Obergefell overturned the ban on same-sex marriages as standardized in a 2004 constitutional amendment. The case...

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Heartbreak across the decades: What is a breakup album?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day means a lot of different things for a lot of different people. For some, it means a romantic day full of love and excitement. For others, it's a devastating reminder of the crippling...

Hoops and haircuts: How Oakland Swim and Dive turned into an internet sensation

Hoops and haircuts: How Oakland Swim and Dive turned into an internet sensation

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

It was a normal Saturday matinee on Feb. 3 for the Oakland men’s basketball team as they took on Cleveland State. Until it wasn’t. A few minutes after the ball was tipped, in came the Oakland Swim...

What does love mean to Oakland University students?

What does love mean to Oakland University students?

Noah Francis, Features Reporter February 14, 2024

Love is a word many people use in many different contexts. Some may say that they love a certain restaurant, while others may say they love the way their outfit makes them look — but, when it comes to...

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Letter from the Editor: A love letter to Valentine’s Day

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2024

Despite being one of the most hated holidays by some and stereotyped as a "Hallmark holiday" by others, I always loved Valentine's Day growing up. As soon as Christmas ended and the New Year began,...

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Giving back to the community during Week of Kindness

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter February 14, 2024

Oakland University Week of Kindness goes beyond Valentine's Day romance and offers opportunities to express kindness, explore self-care and give back to the community. OU is celebrating Week of Kindness...

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