Note Card Story

First Draft Cesante dragged me to his room and sat me down on an uncomfortable chair. He began telling me about his trip to Las Vegas for his moms birthday. While his family was out gambling and drinking, he ventured over to a more thrilling part of the city. His 30 seconded jump down on … Read More

Advice For Younger Writers

Journalism major Mallary Becker gives her younger self advice on how to grow as a writer.

Trombone Studio Recital Showcases Oakland University Students’ Talents

Trombone Studio Recital Showcases Oakland University Students’ Talents

Oakland University School of Music, Theater and Dance trombone students took to the Varner Recital Hall stage on Nov. 6 to give a performance of their semester’s work so far. Austin DeDalis, Joshua Tobias, Tristan Hughes and Scott Voytush provided Oakland University students and community members an hour long performance.  The four students were accompanied … Read More

Oakland University Housing Changes Lives For The Better

Oakland University Housing Changes Lives For The Better

Dominick Goderis at his Tuesday morning shift at the Hamlin Hall desk. Oakland University junior Dominick Goderis has changed his perspective on housing after not really caring his first year on campus. Now in his second year working for housing, Goderis has learned to appreciate the chaotic life that being a housing employee brings.

Future OU Alum Madalyn Wendling Secures Job Offer at Delphi Automotive

Future OU Alum Madalyn Wendling Secures Job Offer at Delphi Automotive

Madalyn Wendling enjoys a fall morning on Oakland University’s campus. Wendling is an OU senior engineering student graduating in April 2017. When you turn on the radio in a car, you never have to think about how, why or if it will work. Oakland University senior Madalyn Wendling is one engineer you can thank for … Read More

Self Help Festival 2017 – Detroit

Self Help Festival 2017 – Detroit

October 7, 2017 Freedom Hill Amphitheater – Sterling Heights, Mi For Indie Band Guru (Recap Post) If Vans Warped Tour were to have an even angstier child, Self Help Festival would be it. On the more hardcore side of punk the almost all day festival style concert brought out fans from across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to enjoy … Read More

The Language of Protesting – French Labor 2017

Millions of public sector workers in France are participating in a one-day strike on October 10, 2017. This demonstration has closed schools, disrupted train services and around a third of flights for the day have been canceled. But, why are they protesting? Nine of the country’s public sector unions worked together to organize the nationwide strike. … Read More

Auburn Hills Needs to Change Its Online Presence

Auburn Hills Needs to Change Its Online Presence

The city of Auburn Hills, home to Oakland University, provides a great place to live, work and play. However, the city’s online presence could use a little work to help out its residences. Auburn Hill’s website opens on clean designed website with contrasting, yet neutral colors. The pop of a dark, almost maroon, red provides … Read More

Oakland University Student Opinion on Donald Trump

Oakland University Student Opinion on Donald Trump

Donald Trump Campaign Sign | Donald Trump  It has been nine months since the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, took office in January 2017. While opinions are very divided between those who support President Trump and those who do not, on Oakland University’s campus it can be hard to tell where a … Read More

The Struggles of First Generation College Students

The Struggles of First Generation College Students

Helina Solomon, Kimothy Wu and Mackenzie Gignac at Ohio State University | Ty Wright| New York Times First generation college students are often not thought about by more traditional students. The struggles that many of these students face every day are not issues students who have parents that attended college deal with. Between working countless … Read More