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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, Features Editor 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...

Counter protester Scott Koskinen, 55, of Detroit, carries a sign that said, “Earth to losers: Go home.” Photo by Rachel Basela.

Detroit erupts into protests, celebrations following election results

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

President-Elect Joe Biden won the state of Michigan Wednesday afternoon on Nov. 4, garnering a mixed reaction. The following days, supporters of President Donald Trump contested the vote count as those...

OUPD raises funds for new K9 unit

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor September 5, 2018

According to a recent study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Oakland University is the safest campus in the state of Michigan. This is thanks in part to the police department that...

Blog: A day at MO POP

Rachel Williams, Life Editor August 16, 2016

Saturday July 23, I spent the day on the Detroit Riverfront enjoying some great music, great food and melting under the sun. The gates for MO POP opened a bit after noon and the packs of dedicated festival-goers...

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