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The world came to OU at International Night

Amy Swanson April 3, 2016

Student Congress held their International Night event the night of April 1.It was at 6 p.m. in the OC. As it was the Globe Edition, attendees could experience many aspects of different cultures around...

OU Muslim students fast, find spiritual peace in the summer months

By Kaseb Ahmad July 29, 2014

As the heat settles in, a customary sense of freedom tends to follow. The summer months indicate a lot for Oakland University students. For most, it means a welcome sense of autonomy with little to no...

International festivities lead students on a dance through culture

By Editors March 19, 2014

On Friday, March 14 the Oakland Center hosted both a Salsa Night and an International Night.International Night was held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Banquet Rooms. The theme was “International Masquerade...

Tibetan monks share culture, make sand mandala in Oakland Center

Tibetan monks share culture, make sand mandala in Oakland Center

By Andrew Wernette March 18, 2014

At noon on Monday in the Oakland Center’s Fireside Lounge, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks stood facing a crowd of students.Behind the monks sat a makeshift altar to the Dalai Lama, with offerings...

To Cuba with love: A family heritage

By Jessah Rolstone September 24, 2013

The forbidden country of Cuba has always been looked at from a negative perspective. My experience in Cuba is a little different than most people would imagine. My father left Cuba at the age of 13 to...

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