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Tai Verdes, Peach Tree Rascals headline SPB’s annual spring concert

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter April 13, 2022

The annual spring concert hosted by the Student Program Board (SPB) — an event aiming to reduce OU students’ anxiety about the upcoming final exam week and the end of the semester — was a success....

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...

Battle of the Bands returned to the Habitat after a two year hiatus last week.

The Return of the Battle of the Bands

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 16, 2022

The Battle of the Bands competition, hosted by the Student Program Board (SPB), returned to the Oakland Center this past Wednesday.  Five bands, spanning vastly different styles, duked it out for the...

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...

Battle of the Bands is returning to The Habitat on March 10 after a two year hiatus.

Battle of the Bands is returning after two years

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 9, 2022

There are musicians all across Oakland University who want nothing more than for their band to be the one that makes it. Many students appear to be continuously collaborating with their peers to make music...

2019s Silent Disco in the Oakland Center.

Get funky with SPB’s Silent Disco 3.0

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter February 16, 2022

Listen to music and showcase your dancing abilities at Silent Disco 3.0 — presented by the Student Program Board (SPB). At the Silent Disco, attendees are provided wireless headphones controlled by DJ's,...

Casino Night is scheduled for Feb. 9 this year.

Get back to campus life with SPB’s “Casino Night”

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Student Program Board (SPB) will be hosting its annual “Casino Night” on Feb. 19. The event will occur in the Oakland Center (OC) from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Students will have to fill out the OU health...

Student Video Productions (SVP) stationed outside during Stress Less Day.

Student organizations host Stress Less Day amid finals preparation

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter December 8, 2021

Several student organizations joined together on Thursday, Dec. 2 to host an 11-hour stress relief event: Stress Less Day. The event took place from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. at various spots in and around...

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...

A 2019 Talent Show performer takes the stage. This years show will be held Thursday, Nov. 18.

SPB’s annual talent show coming Nov. 18

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter November 10, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 18 from 7 to 10 p.m., Student Program Board (SPB's) entertaining annual talent show will showcase what OU students can do. The show will be located in The Habitat, as OU students are...

Haunted Habitat took place Thursday, Oct. 28 as a way to kickstart Halloween weekend at OU.

SPB hosts annual Haunted Habitat featuring ‘Poltergeist’

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter November 3, 2021

The Student Program Board (SPB) collaborated with the Office for Student Involvement (OSI) to host the Haunted Habitat on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m., as a way to kickstart the Halloween weekend at Oakland...

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