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Meadow Brook Hall hosts Student Film Night

Meadow Brook Hall hosts Student Film Night

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 2, 2022

Meadow Brook Hall hosted Oakland University's Student Film Night on Oct. 26, free to all students. Attendees viewed Stanley Kubrick’s classic movie, “The Shining,” and were given a flashlight tour...

Richard Wilson, son of Matilda Dodge Wilson, died in March 2022 at 93.

Richard Wilson dies at 93, reflecting on Dodge Wilson family

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

As first reported on Meadow Brook Hall’s website, Richard Wilson — son of Matilda Dodge Wilson and Alfred G. Wilson — died in February 2022. Richard was the last direct heir to Matilda and the last...

The annual Murder at Meadow Brook: A Murder Mystery Dinner will take place on March 22.

SPB to host Murder at Meadow Brook: A Murder Mystery Dinner

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 16, 2022

Get ready for a night of suspense, secrets and crime-solving at Murder at Meadow Brook: A Murder Mystery Dinner. Hosted by the Student Program Board (SPB), the event will take place on Tuesday, March 22...

Meadow Brook hall has an exciting February lineup.

February events at Meadow Brook Hall

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 9, 2022

February is going to be quite the month in terms of events at Meadow Brook Hall. With a romantic couples' dinner for Valentine’s Day, weekend-long events for history lovers and new themed tours, Meadow...

Downtown Rochesters Big, Bright Lights Show decorates the buildings on Main Street in roughly 1.5 million lights.

Ways to feel festive and stay safe this break

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor December 8, 2021

As Oakland University enters its second COVID-19 winter, students are once again looking for ways to enjoy their break while remaining safe. Luckily, even though winters in Michigan can be rough, there...

Meadow Brook Halls Winter Wonder Lights provide a great escape this holiday season.

Meadow Brook Hall’s Winter Wonder Lights are must-see

Lauren Reid, Content Editor December 8, 2021

December is among us and with that, the holiday season. After the year we’ve had, everyone could use some time to take their minds off the constant stressors of daily pandemic routine, and Winter Wonder...

Daniel Dodge met an untimely death after his honeymoon. What lead to his demise is still questioned by many.

Uncovering the truth behind Daniel Dodge’s death over 80 years ago

Sierra Okoniewski, Features Reporter April 14, 2021

It's been 82 years since the unexpected death of 21-year-old aristocrat Daniel Dodge, but much of the case continues to remain a mystery. The young man drowned during his Manitoulin Island honeymoon,...

Sunset Terrace was built in a mid-century modern style, incorporating many curves and circles into the design. The home was originally meant to be a retirement home for Matilda Dodge Wilson and her husband Alfred G. Wilson.

Settling in at Sunset Terrace: The home of presidents

Emily Morris, Managing Editor February 17, 2021

If walls could talk, Oakland University’s Sunset Terrace — the retirement of OU founder Matilda Dodge Wilson and her husband Alfred G. Wilson — could tell countless stories of cutting-edge architecture...

Each year, the mansion brings out decorations and artifacts gathered from its archives to display during the annual Holiday Walk Tours. This years theme is childhood treasures.

‘Tis the season for the Holiday Walk

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter November 15, 2016

Meadow Brook is decking its halls for the 45th year of its annual Holiday Walk Tours. Beginning Nov. 25, the tours will run through Dec. 22. On these self-guided tours, guests can meander through...

Thomas D. Mahard plays Scrooge on stage with the company of A Christmas Carol.

Holiday tradition takes the stage at Meadow Brook Theatre

Faith Brody, Life Editor November 15, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre will celebrate 35 years of performing “A Christmas Carol” this holiday season. “Folks come back to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ year after year,” said Cheryl Marshall, Meadow...

10 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Intern August 25, 2016

As summer comes to an end, students around the world are hearing three words over and over: “back to school.” At Oakland University, thousands of eager, nervous incoming freshmen will enter a new...

The sixth annual TALK networking banquet was held at the Meadow Brook Hall on Wednesday, March 30.

TALK hosts sixth annual networking banquet

Alvin Pitris April 1, 2016

Technology and Leadership Keys (TALK) hosted their sixth annual networking banquet at Meadow Brook Hall on March 30. The event featured representatives from six companies, including Comerica Bank, Fiat...

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