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Ferndale, other cities pass marijuana legalization acts

By LeeAnn Brown

November 19, 2013

Last week several cities in Michigan passed laws legalizing the possession of cannabis.Ferndale voters passed a referendum that legalized marijuana possession in the city limits.The referendum was passed by 69.26 percent, with 2,332 v...

OU men’s basketball set to begin season

Jake Alsko

November 12, 2013

The Oakland University men’s basketball team held an open practice and press conference for their annual media day on Tuesday, Nov. 5.There will be a couple new pieces rounding out the lineup this year for OU, which means they’ll b...

OU club Vitality Dance takes center stage at annual showcase

By Haley Kotwicki

November 7, 2013

The curtains opened to expose 13 silhouettes on a dark stage. The blast of electronic feedback and a cyborg voice roaring “Sail” brought light on stage.The silhouettes shed the shadows and revealed shimmering red and blac...

Oakland University women’s swimming, diving team defeats Wright State

Jessah Rolstone

November 4, 2013

Oakland University's women’s swimming and diving team finished with a victory against Wright State Saturday, Nov. 2.So far the team hasn’t had a difficult time with competition. They are currently 4-1 and looking forward ...

Presidential Search Committee to hold informal meeting

Ellen Searle

October 28, 2013

The Presidential Search Committee plans to hold an informal first meeting this week, according to Board of Trustees spokesperson Dave Groves.The committee consists of Board of Trustees members Michael Kramer, Mark Schlussel, Richard Fl...

Local Halloween attractions

By Christopher Peralta

October 18, 2013

Tunnel of Terror – Rochester Hosted by The Rochester Jaycees, the “Tunnel of Terror” runs every Friday and Saturday at the Rochester Municipal Park from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $15 per person.Sinister Haunted House ...

Police Files: Oct. 16

Brian Figurski

October 15, 2013

Female stalked on campusA female student reported that she was being stalked on campus by a male in a small blue car Sept. 24.The victim left campus around 11:50 a.m. and went to McDonald’s on Baldwin Road. As she ate insi...

Grizzlies on the Prowl: What do you think about Sweetest Day?

Kaylee Kean

October 15, 2013

Sweetest Day is Saturday, Oct. 19, and in honor of this controversial northern holiday we asked students, "What do you think of Sweetest Day?"Jessica Maney, graphic designer, junior"I have mixed feelings … on one hand it’s...

Bear bus day 2013

By Kaylee Kean

October 1, 2013

The OU Student Congress, Resident Hall Association, and University Housing held the second annual Bear Bus Day from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Fireside Lounge. FestivitiesThere was music, free food and multiple chances at ...

An Open Letter from OU Students and Alumni to OU Administration

September 23, 2013

 To:Oakland University Board of Trustees;Incoming President of Oakland University;Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost;Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management; As Oakland University is broadening its acad...

Laneway Festival hits North America

by LeeAnn Brown

August 26, 2013

St. Jerome’s Laneway Music Festival is making its first North American appearance at 11 a.m. Saturday September 14th   at Meadow Brook Hall.The National and Sigur Ros are headlining the daylong festival. Deerhunter, The Dism...

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