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Thanksgiving: America’s origin and a tour around the world

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving is here! Yes, I know. Already! Besides eating pumpkin pie, you might want to use the next few days to learn more about this important national holiday. According to, Thanksgiving...

How students plan to celebrate Thanksgiving

How students plan to celebrate Thanksgiving

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, but also for relaxation, good food and family. As Oakland University students prepare for Thanksgiving break, many of them are anticipating their holiday plans and...

The volunteers delivered hot meals and food baskets, packed with all the necessary fixes to create a Thanksgiving meal, such as stuffing, cranberries and boxed mashed potatoes.

JJ’s House brings community together for Thanksgiving meal

Anelle Scott, Contributor December 8, 2021

On Nov. 20 between Mack Ave and Cadillac Blvd, JJ's House, a 501c3 organization in Detroit, brought volunteers together to provide a Thanksgiving meal for the Detroit community. Courtney and Jason Faraday...

Students vocalize what theyre thankful for on colorful sticky notes.

Chartwells hosts “Thank-ful” event to fight food insecurity

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 24, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 18, Chartwells at Oakland University hosted a Thanksgiving event — Thank-ful. Thank-ful is a nationwide event that takes place at more than 300 U.S. college and university campuses....

Taylor Jones: A leader on and off the court

Taylor Jones: A leader on and off the court

Devin Boatwright, Staff Intern December 5, 2018

The Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team has some key games coming up with in-state rivals the University of Michigan and Michigan State University this week. Taylor Jones, a senior guard for the...

Youre not you when youre hungry. Eat a little Turkey, itll make you feel grateful about everyone and everything.

Hofacker’s Thanksgiving

Robert Ogg, Reporter November 29, 2016

Many of us wake up on Thanksgiving to watch the parade, spend lunch watching Charlie Brown specials, Disney movies or football, and conclude the night having dinner with the people important to us. The...

Oakland University alumna, Jayne Houdyshell, was nominated for her third Tony Award nomination in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role. 

Alumna Jayne Houdyshell takes home Tony Award

Rachel Williams, Life editor June 13, 2016

At last night's 70th Tony Awards, Oakland alumna Jayne Houdyshell won an award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.  She attended the Academy of Dramatic Art at Oakland University...

Thanksgiving DIY: A cornucopia of quick and easy festive crafts to decorate your dorm

By Selah Fischer November 8, 2014

Every room looks better with a little holiday décor, and these quick and easy decoration ideas are super cute to dress up your dorm or apartment.All the ideas require little effort and few materials that...

You’re cracking me up

I'm LOVING all the Turkey-Day disaster stories you're posting for me. They're hilarious - and you're making me feel a little bit better (just a wee bit) about holiday cooking. I mean, everyone flubs up...

Turkey-day disasters

Hey, why don't they tell you to look in BOTH ends of the frozen turkey before you cook it (or do they, and I just ignored it???!!!)? Ha! Because I nearly cooked a plastic bag full of giblets (eeeuuuwwwww!!!)...

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