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Nina (center) and Mimi (right) Popovski at the Board of Visitors Awards ceremony.

OU alumni Mimi and Nina Popovski reminisce on their college careers

Ana Gjorgjevski, Features Reporter September 20, 2023

Oakland University sisters Mimi and Nina Popovski had the unique experience of going through the demanding and stressful journey of nursing school by each other's sides. The journey to the path of helping...

People of OU: Freddy Krueger actor Robert Englund reflects on time at OU

People of OU: Freddy Krueger actor Robert Englund reflects on time at OU

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 27, 2023

Freddy Kreuger is a household name, whether it be from the original “A Nightmare on Elm Street” or the later “Freddy vs. Jason.” With this, Robert Englund — the actor who played the horror icon...

People of OU: Accomplished multicultural storyteller, educator Della Cassia

People of OU: Accomplished multicultural storyteller, educator Della Cassia

Tori Coker, Content Editor April 5, 2023

From Meadow Brook Road to Sesame Street, from the newsroom to the classroom, Della Cassia’s passion for storytelling and advocacy for multicultural perspectives has driven her through a storied career...

People of OU: Student entrepreneurs Jada Samuels, Drew Ulmer

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 15, 2023

In colleges across the country, there are plenty of students who currently or plan to run their own business. This is no different at Oakland University, where two public relations majors are each showcasing...

Emilio Romano during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on September 26, 2021.

Premed student and bat boy has ‘best seat in the ballpark’

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

Entering the home stretch of his undergraduate studies at Oakland University (OU), senior in the biomedical science degree program, bat boy for visiting teams and Comerica Park clubhouse attendant Emilio...

The Bahoora sisters pose for a photo. Taylor Bahoora (left), Danielle Bahoora (center) and Madelyn Bahoora (right)

People of OU: alumna Taylor Bahoora balances small business, medical aspirations

Sierra Okoniewski, Features Reporter July 20, 2022

Oakland University biology alumna Taylor Bahoora is hard at work pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant. In her spare moments, however, she is dedicatedly connecting clients to their loved ones...

French language and literature and creative writing double major, Malaena Caldwell.

People of OU: Organizational powerhouse Malaena Caldwell

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor April 13, 2022

When Malaena Caldwell’s study abroad trip was cut short due to COVID-19, she never expected that setback to help her find a new passion.  Caldwell is a senior at Oakland University preparing for...

Rebecca Josephy is an assistant professor of French at OU.

People of OU: Professor Rebecca Josephy’s evolution in the classroom

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief March 30, 2022

Coming from the French education system and breaking the mold at Oakland University, Professor Rebecca Josephy approaches teaching with creativity and inclusivity at the forefront. While splitting her...

OU alumnus Robert Snell was voted Journalist of the Year by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2014, 2018 and 2020.

People of OU: alumnus Robert Snell, watchdog journalist then and now

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2022

Since graduating from Oakland University in 1996, Robert Snell has made a name for himself as one of Detroit’s most respected journalists. Snell’s journey at OU began after a chance meeting at a journalism...

Tony Dombrowski and Detroit Tigers baseball player Miguel Miggy Cabrera

People of OU: Podcast host and Detroit sports personality Tony Dombrowski

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 23, 2022

In a world where Detroit sports aren’t necessarily doing amazing things, it can be hard to talk about them while staying positive. But Tony Dombrowski has created a community with which he constantly...

Activist, writer and professor Shea Howell is preparing for her retirement from OU at the end of the winter semester.

People of OU: Professor Howell prepares for retirement

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

After a long and storied career at Oakland University, Professor Shea Howell is preparing for her forthcoming retirement at the end of the winter semester.  “I'm really enjoying the classes this...

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...

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