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Mescal and Bridgers sporting said micro mullet and picnic blanket at the 2021 LACMA Art + Film Gala.

Phoebe Bridgers & Paul Mescal: A thirst tweet turned love story

Olivia Chiappelli and Tori Coker November 16, 2022

At a time where Elon Musk’s leadership continues to propel Twitter impossibly further into a nosedive, the news that singer songwriter Phoebe Bridgers and actor Paul Mescal are reportedly engaged gives...

Andy Isaac has become a huge figure in the Detroit sports media landscape. Photo taken from Isaacs Instagram.

Andy Isaac talks Detroit sports, media journey, cancer and #Faturday

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 6, 2022

Known for his love of food and Detroit sports, Andy Isaac has become a huge figure in the Detroit area. Fans have grown to love him for his goofy banter and his food and snack reviews. Isaac, 42, grew...

Taylor Swift strikes a pose outside of Elliott Tower.

Parody socials are making OU a better place

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor February 8, 2022

Social media nowadays is huge — everyone is on it. At this point, there are so many accounts, other than just personal accounts. At Oakland University, there are a couple parody accounts that have began...

Donald ‘J. for Genius’ Trump is an illiterate brat

Donald ‘J. for Genius’ Trump is an illiterate brat

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

The last few weeks in politics have felt like a punch in the face with every Twitter refresh. Allow me to provide some solace and sway you toward the only logical choice in this election between your weird...

Hundreds of kids filled the Orena on Nov.13 to cheer on the womens basketball team on Education Day. 

The rise of women’s basketball: attendance, advertisement and psychological impact

KeyVonna Taylor February 8, 2016

Hundreds of kids filled the O'rena on Nov.13 to cheer on the women's basketball team on Education Day. 

Twitter user parodies Oakland University president

By Kaylee Kean August 19, 2014

Oakland University has had its share of social media shenanigans, and the tradition continues with the latest account that parodies none other than new president George W. Hynd.The Oakland Post grabbed...

Oakland Confessions currently has 1,326 followers on Twitter. All posts are anonymous. 

Behind the tweets: Confessions of an OU drama queen

Sam Schlenner April 28, 2014

It knows more than your mother. The Oakland Confessions Twitter page (@OaklandConfess) posts anonymous messages all about the back alley of Oakland life (caution: not safe for work). The usual topics...

Racism still counts while you’re lurking behind a screen

By Editors March 19, 2014

Racism exists, and it’s on your Internet browser.Just last week, four to five students of Howell High School sent racist tweets after a victorious basketball game against Grand Blanc. The Howell High...

Court to review un-redacted files in Francis case

Court to review un-redacted files in Francis case

By Scott Wolchek November 13, 2013

Judge Martha D. Anderson ruled Wednesday that Oakland University had to provide her with the un-redacted version of the internal investigation report that led to the firing of former women’s basketball...

OU is all a Buhz: Alumni create a new networking app

By LeeAnn Brown November 12, 2013

Scoot over Facebook and Twitter, there’s Buhz of a new social media network that has recently come to OU.OU alumni Chuck Kelly and co-founder, Brett McIsaac, launched Buhz, a new social media app for...

Ponder before your post – How social media can come back to haunt you

Brian Johnston November 3, 2013

Last week, the White House fired an aide who was accused of “trolling” Washington officials.Jofi Joseph, who used the alias @natsecwonk, used his Twitter account to lash out at politicians and staffers...

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