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Oakland University hosts Curtis Chin, Detroit author and activist

Noah Francis, Features Editor November 22, 2023

The Oakland University AAPI and LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Groups (ERG) invited Curtis Chin, a talented writer and author, to Oakland University’s campus. On Nov. 8, Chin led a discussion about his memoir,...

50 Cent’s The Final Lap Tour ignites Detroit

50 Cent’s ‘The Final Lap Tour’ ignites Detroit

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter September 27, 2023

Detroit — known as the city with deep musical roots — witnessed a historic night on Sunday, Sept. 17, as rapper 50 Cent graced the stage at the Pine Knob Music Theatre as a part of his “Final Lap...

Detroit-based social media startup recreating human experience online

Detroit-based social media startup ‘recreating human experience’ online

Tori Coker, Content Editor April 29, 2023

Detroit-based, husband and wife entrepreneurs Ziarekenya and Kathryn Smith are looking to infuse some transparency into the world of social media with their startup platform Inpathy. At its core, Inpathy...

Andy Isaac has become a huge figure in the Detroit sports media landscape. Photo taken from Isaacs Instagram.

Andy Isaac talks Detroit sports, media journey, cancer and #Faturday

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 6, 2022

Known for his love of food and Detroit sports, Andy Isaac has become a huge figure in the Detroit area. Fans have grown to love him for his goofy banter and his food and snack reviews. Isaac, 42, grew...

Streetwear designer Michael Sana with Detroit Pistons forward Isaiah Stewart.

People of OU: Streetwear fashion designer Michael Sana

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 23, 2022

Creating high-quality clothing that generates real change is designer Michael Sana’s personal mission. In Jan 2021, Sana used his interests in sports, fashion and marketing to create Sana Detroit,...

Rochester is home Give Thanks Bakery. A new Royal Oak location is coming soon, as well.

Looking for a go-to bakery? Try downtown Rochester’s Give Thanks Bakery

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 23, 2022

Love pastries but haven’t found your go-to bakery? Try Give Thanks Bakery — Michigan’s Premier European Artisan Bakery. First founded by Gerald Matthes, the Give Thanks Bakery’s tradition dates...

Protesters against vaccine mandates gathered to block the Ambassador Bridge. On Friday morning, demonstrators allowed a single lane to open.

Negotiations ongoing to end Ambassador Bridge protest

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2022

After days of protesting, demonstrators allowed a single lane to open on the Ambassador Bridge Friday morning. The protestors said it was a sign of “good faith” and a signal that they are looking...

Lazarski strolls through downtown Detroit last fall.

People of OU: OU alumna, content creator and influencer, Kate Lazarski

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter January 12, 2022

For some people, social media is just a form of entertainment. For others, it is a way to explore their interests. But for Kate Lazarski, social media is a way to share her passion for showcasing some...

The volunteers delivered hot meals and food baskets, packed with all the necessary fixes to create a Thanksgiving meal, such as stuffing, cranberries and boxed mashed potatoes.

JJ’s House brings community together for Thanksgiving meal

Anelle Scott, Contributor December 8, 2021

On Nov. 20 between Mack Ave and Cadillac Blvd, JJ's House, a 501c3 organization in Detroit, brought volunteers together to provide a Thanksgiving meal for the Detroit community. Courtney and Jason Faraday...

Miguel Cabrera extends a hand to the fans after hitting his iconic snow home run on opening day.

Miguel Cabrera: The last icon in Detroit sports

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

For Detroit sports fans, it’s been several long years of game days spent cussing at our TV screens. This current season for the Tigers hasn’t been much different. With a 34-44 record, the ball club...

Professor Peter Markus.

Professor Peter Markus talks education and writing during COVID-19

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

Oakland University Creative Writing Professor Peter Markus has spent the last ten months of his work as an educator and creative writer navigating the new socially distanced landscape of COVID-19. An...

Detroit Hives have all the buzz

Detroit Hives have all the buzz

Autumn Page, Marketing Director February 9, 2021

Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey’s beekeeping business, Detroit Hives, has gained all the buzz. Lindsey, an Oakland University alumni, and Paule, her partner, are both Detroiters born and raised.  Their...

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