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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...

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,...

WXOU presents Lyons and Unknown Neighbors for mainstage concert

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter November 17, 2021

WXOU hosted their Thursday Night Mainstage concert featuring performances of two rising local bands: Lyons and Unknown Neighbors. The concert was held on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in The Habitat...

The Heartstrings Project headlining WXOUs 2021 Fall Main Stage concert.

WXOU brings 2021 Fall Main Stage to the Habitat

Tori Coker, Content Editor September 22, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 16, WXOU brought their Fall Main Stage concert to The Habitat stage in the Oakland Center. The concert has become a staple tradition for the station over time. As a result of COVID-19,...

From left to right: Luke Wygodny, Marina Pires and Elias Wygodny of The Heartstrings Project.

WXOU Fall Main Stage headliner to bring music, mindfulness to The Habitat

Tori Coker, Content Editor September 15, 2021

Folk band The Heartstrings Project has been carving out a meaningful place for themselves in the world through music and mindfulness since 2015. As the headliners of WXOU’s 2021 Fall Main Stage event,...

WXOU, the campus radio station, hosted a show discussing, recruiting, volunteering and involvement.

Virtual GrizzFest showcases variety of clubs, organizations

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 16, 2020

The Office for Student Involvement (OSI) hosted a virtual GrizzFest student involvement fair on Thursday, Sept. 10 via GrizzOrgs.  Around 15 Oakland University based clubs and organizations took to...

Drew’s Review: The bump and grind playlist

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist October 4, 2016

“What’s Luv?” by Fat Joe “Slow Motion,” by Juvenile “Put It On Me,” by Ja Rule “Overnight Celebrity,” by Twista “Like Glue,” by Sean Paul “Foolish,” by Ashanti ...

Toga at the Tower

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter September 20, 2016

What better way to celebrate Homecoming weekend than party in a bed sheet? Toga at the Tower is on Sept. 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Elliott Tower. And while a toga isn’t required, it’s strongly...

There were many rides, free food, live music and fun activities for students available at the annual SPB fall carnival on Friday, Sept. 9.

SPB carnival wraps up Welcome Week

Gina Navaroli, Intern Reporter September 13, 2016

Oakland University’s campus authentically transforms into a full-on carnival for one night each year. On Friday, Sept. 9, Welcome Week came to a close as the Student Program Board threw their annual Welcome...

Hula hoop contests were one of the fun activities planned for the night. Winners received prizes to take home.

WXOU hosts 4th annual Welcome Week Bowling Fundraiser

Gina Navaroli, Intern September 6, 2016

Welcome Week at Oakland University is an open door for all students seeking involvement. Although Oakland is a great location for events, sometimes stepping outside of campus can be a nice change of...

The Grizz sits in the big yellow chair which is a new feature of a pocket park in Pontiac.

Grizz Night in Pontiac familiarizes Oakland with neighbors

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter September 6, 2016

Welcome week is in full swing, and on Sept. 8 the festivities continue with Grizz Night in downtown Pontiac. It will run from 5 to 10 p.m. along the entire length of Saginaw Avenue and surrounding streets. Grizz...

Winter Garden second floor

OC expansion slated for completion in December 2018

Paige Brockway, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2016

A much-needed addition is finally coming to Oakland University’s student center. The Oakland Center was built in 1958 and currently boasts 140,000 square feet and “annual foot traffic exceeding...

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