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A call for change: Student Activities Funding Board

A call for change: Student Activities Funding Board

Payton Bucki, Features Editor April 11, 2023

Denied: a devastating verdict several Oakland University student organizations have received upon applying for funding through the Student Activities Funding Board (SAFB) this past semester.  Funding...

SPB screens ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in the Habitat

SPB screens ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in the Habitat

Joseph Goral, Contributor January 18, 2023

Oakland University’s Student Program Board (SPB) held a screening of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on Friday, Jan. 13 from 8-10:30 p.m. in the Oakland Center’s Habitat space. Over 100 students...

Fans of Harry Styles and Taylor Swift united on the dance floor at SPBs tribute night.

SPB tribute night celebrates Harry Styles, Taylor Swift

Tori Coker, Content Editor September 28, 2022

OU’s resident Swifties and Harries united on the Gold Room dance floor at the Student Program Board (SPB) Harry Styles and Taylor Swift tribute night on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Attendees sang and danced...

SPB’s ‘Retro’ Carnival provides food, fun and friends

Payton Bucki, Features Editor September 14, 2022

On Sept. 9, Oakland University’s Student Program Board (SPB) hosted its annual carnival. The retro-themed event featured many activities, nostalgic games and food — all provided to students for free. Upon...

Student Program Board hosted a Retro Rolling Rink last week in the Oakland Center.

Retro Roller Rink: a unique event to end the school year

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor April 6, 2022

As the school year almost comes to an end, the Student Program Board (SPB) put on a fun and unique event for students to attend — Retro Roller Rink. The event took place on Tuesday, March 29 in the Oakland...

Drag Queen Bingo was a roaring success. Monique Heart (pictured here) was featured.

Drag queen bingo draws crowd of 200

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 23, 2022

Representation on a college campus can do a lot for student's self esteem and how welcome they feel at school. Having fun events such as drag queen bingo can be inviting for everyone. On Tuesday, March...

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...

OU Has Talent crowns winner, draws large audience turnout

Lauren Reid, Content Editor November 24, 2021

The Habitat was full of life and energy last Thursday, Nov. 18 as Student Program Board's (SPB) annual OU Has Talent (OUHT) sported an impressive lineup, panel of judges and fired-up audience. Talent...

Over 500 students participated in this years OU Day of Service.

Over 500 students participate in annual OU Day of Service

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

This year’s OU Day of Service was a great success that saw a variety of students, faculty and staff support the community. The event took place on Wednesday, Nov 17, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Ballrooms...

Attendees take the stage with Mentalist Duo — The Evasons — at Thursday Night Mainstage.

Mentalist Duo turns some skeptics into believers at Thursday Night Mainstage

Lauren Reid, Content Editor October 13, 2021

The Habitat was captivated last Thursday, Oct. 7 as Mentalist Duo and real life couple — The Evasons — seemingly did the unthinkable. Filled with a mix of skeptics and believers, Tessa and Jeff Evason...

Annual SPB drive-in kicks off Friday, April 9

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter April 7, 2021

As a fun way of entertaining and encouraging student engagement with on-campus activities, the Student Program Board (SPB) at Oakland University’s annual drive-in movie event will take place on April...

Casino Night in 2020. This years event will be all virtual.

Casino Night goes virtual

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter January 20, 2021

There is a first for everything, and this year Casino Night makes its first virtual appearance. In a normal year, the Student Program Board’s (SPB) annual Casino Night takes over the Oakland Center...

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