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Oakland University Forced to Check-In, Need for Campus Housing Rising

With over 2,000 students living on campus, Oakland University is expanding with a new residence hall. However, it might not be enough. Come fall, a majority of students are excited to move on to campus after their summer break. However, for some moving back to Oakland University this means moving into the Extended Stay America […]

Meadow Brook Hall, Home to a Detroit Sculptor’s Masterpiece

Matilda Wilson had an eye for art, her Parducci ceiling is no exception. Oakland University is not only home to the Meadow Brook estate, but also holds one of Corrado Parducci’s, a well known Detroit sculptor and artist, most masterful works of art tucked into the dining room ceiling of the hall. Parducci was hired […]

Upcoming Canadian Pop Sensation Rocks The Fillmore

After her chart topping hit, “Here”, Alessia Cara embarked on an epic North American tour. Photo: Alessia Cara preforming at The Fillmore while in Detroit // Starr Brown DETROIT- Thursday, Oct. 6 up and coming pop sensation Alessia Cara brought her Know-It-All Pt.II Tour to Detroit with an intimate show at The Fillmore. Cara is […]

The Literal Game of Life – RA Program Idea

I just did my last required program for the semester! If you haven’t read about me other two programs from this semester (Cider and Study and DYEversiTIE) it’s worth mentioning that the university I attend and technically now work for has a curriculum that resident assistants have to follow. This include programs having to hit […]

Cider and Study Program – RA Idea

This was the first program I planned this year, and it was a huge success. If you’re residents love fall, like any college student does, they’ll love going to the cider mill. My floor was constantly talking about wanting to go to the cider mill in several different groups. So, being a smart RA, I […]

Election 2016 Bulletin Board – RA Ideas

October 2016 means one thing- gearing up for a major election.  If there is one thing I want my residents to be it’s educated on, it’s their decisions when it comes time to vote. I am someone who is very passionate about the right to vote. I mean what better way to use my 19th Amendment […]

DYEversiTIE Program – RA Ideas

Residence life is such a rewarding experience to work for. But one challenging aspect of being an RA can be how make program successful. This year, my first year working as a Resident Assistant, I’m working with mainly freshman on my floor. It’s honestly great. So far, I love seeing them grow in just the few weeks […]

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