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‘The Proud Family’ tackles autism

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 8, 2023

The second season of “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” dropped on Disney+ on Feb. 1. This reboot of the hit 2000s show “The Proud Family” has continued to garner a mass audience. The show...

Photo courtesy of Disney+

Elton John bids U.S. ‘farewell’ with star-studded Dodger Stadium concert

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2022

On a hot and humid day in mid-July, I sat with a crowd of 40,000 people at Comerica Park for my first time seeing Sir Elton John, the “Rocket Man,” in concert. I sang along to “Crocodile Rock”...

I’m ‘Disenchanted’ with the newest Disney+ original

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 23, 2022

After 15 years, Disney’s “Enchanted” finally has a sequel. The long awaited film starring Amy Adams dropped on Disney+ on Nov. 18. This will be a spoiler-free review.  In a twist from Disney,...

Season three of the popular musical Disney+ show High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has officially come to an end.

HSMTMTS Season 3 — a mixed season

D‘Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter September 21, 2022

Season three of the popular musical Disney+ show High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has officially come to an end. With a very short duration lasting only eight episodes, fans are divided on...

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

What we know so far about the Percy Jackson TV series

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter May 26, 2022

Another popular book series that I love is getting adapted into a series. This one is for the Greek mythology fans! Rick Riordan’s popular book series, ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ is becoming...

Gravity Falls aired on Disney channel in June of 2022.

Ten years of ‘Gravity Falls,’ an animated phenomenon

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter March 23, 2022

It’s official — we’re all getting old. We’re fastly approaching the 10th anniversary of an iconic, revolutionary animated show, “Gravity Falls.”  Premiering in June of 2012, “Gravity...

Did Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’ miss the mark?

Did Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’ miss the mark?

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2022

Of all the Marvel content released in 2021, “Hawkeye” is the most grounded in reality. Premiering on Disney+ last December, Marvel finally gave Hawkeye — aka Clint Barton —  a starring role.  Unlike...

Disneys Encanto is beautiful, unique and poignant — making it a must-see.

‘Encanto’ is taking the world by storm, and for good reason

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 12, 2022

Disney might’ve created one of their best movies in the history of the company with their sleeper hit production, “Encanto.”  In this spoiler-free review, I will do my best to detail everything...

Raya and Sisu the dragon share a moment together. One of the movies focuses is developing friendships.

Disney offers strong female lead in “Raya and the Last Dragon”

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

A strong female lead is always something to look forward to in a movie. In Disney’s latest Disney+ release “Raya and the Last Dragon,” a fantasy warrior princess steals the screen in her role as...

‘Soul’ offers animation and life advice

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor January 13, 2021

I thought college was the root cause of my mental breakdowns, but since the new Pixar Animation movie “Soul”, I haven’t been able to stop rethinking my whole life. “Soul” brings up existential...

Siblings Weekend welcomes all ages

Cheyanne Kramer April 11, 2016

Students living in the residence halls were able to bring their siblings to Oakland University to experience a weekend of games, movies and activities.According to Jenna Nielson, programming chair for...

On Friday, Jan. 8, the Student Program Board promoted tickets to its annual spring break trip. Mickey and Minnie invited students to get more information on the trip to Walt Disney World resorts in Orlando, Florida. 

We’re going to Disney World!

Sarah Lawrence January 10, 2016

It is never too early in the semester to start thinking about spring break. Pack your swimsuits and sunglasses! The Student Program Board of Oakland University has revealed the mystery destination of...

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