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What Oakland Professors have done over the summer

By Chris Peralta

September 2, 2013

With the beginning of the school year, summer vacation is officially over and it’s time to hit the books once again. Oakland’s professors however, have been keeping busy over the past few months across the country and by extension...

Police Files August 28

By Haley Kotwicki

August 28, 2013

Destruction of property in P-3OU police received contact for damage to property at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21.A student arrived at the station to report damage to his car.  The tire’s sidewalls were cut, and there were four cuts in ...

Parking problems? Please

By Editors

August 28, 2013

Parking at OU can be a painful experience. In the poll from our previous issue, 75 percent of our respondents said this year will be a bad year for campus parking. Another 10.7 percent said they’d even park at the TGI Fridays ...

A strictly ‘first class’ reunion

By Kailee Mathias

August 28, 2013

The 1963 Pioneers will be returning to Oakland University the weekend of Sept. 13. “Their mascot was the Pioneers, not Grizzlies, and they really see themselves as that,” Sue Helderop, Director of Alumni and Community En...

Outgoing president gave up housing, cars, possibly more

By Victoria Craw

August 7, 2013

Since former Oakland University Women’s Basketball coach Beckie Francis was fired June 12, and her husband, Oakland University President Gary Russi, announced his retirement the same day, much speculation has surrounded the reason...

Parking panic at OU

Parking panic at OU

August 7, 2013

Betty Youngblood leads OU in presidential search

By Brian Johnston

August 7, 2013

After Gary Russi’s announcement that he’d be stepping down as President of Oakland University, the Board of Trustees appointed Betty Youngblood as the university’s interim president.Youngblood grew up in the Macomb County area. ...

Fewer parking spots in Fall 2013

By Irum Ibrahim

August 5, 2013

OU will lose approximately 1,300 parking spots this year, due to five construction projects that won’t be completed until Fall 2014.OUSC has been meeting all summer to organize alternative parking, according to Student Servic...

OU is growing by leaps, bounds

August 5, 2013

Brilliant glass walls, a massive auditorium and even a bowling alley are included in the intricate new plan to expand the Oakland Center. The plan is being developed by Board of Trustees liaisons, Samantha Wolf and Robbie Wil...

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