Approval to proceed with repairs to the pedestrian bridge
and Lake. Oakland
University Board of Trustees . Minutes, June
Beer Lake car owner found, by Jennifer Decker and Rebecca
Post, September 25, 2002, p. 1. Includes photo.
Beer Lake drained for bridge work, by Ann Zaniewski.
Post, March 20, 2002. Includes photo.
Beer Lake -letter to the editor on "What is the university
going to do with Beer Lake this winter?", by David Smith.
The Observer, vol. VIII, no. 8. October 28, 1966. p.2.
Beer Lake myths exploded. The Observer, vol. VIII,
no. 4, Sept. 30, 1966. Includes photo of the lake & bridge
looking toward Vandenberg Hall. p. 1.
Beer Lake: then and now--restructuring and beautification
of pond to bring up memories of what it used to be, by Gayle
Issa. Photo. Oakland Post, February 5, 2003, p.A3
Beer Lake to be seaport- (from the Oakland Banana [special
section of The Observer]). vol. VIII, no. 12, December
2, 1966. (spoof) p. 5.
Beer Lake's brown waters in question. The Observer, vol. IX, no. 30, June 14, 1968. photo [article on water quality]
A dip into history: Beer Lake, by Julie Thain. The Observer,
vol. IX, no. 1, September 15, 1967. p. 6
Facebook posts, summer 2011.
Go jump in a lake . . Beer Lake. The Oakland Sail, v. XII, no. 4, September 29, 1986. p.1, 3. (Photos: Members of the swimmers' floor, 2 Hill practice their dives)
Lake improvements still underway, by Jeff Samoray.
News@OU [online website] January 24, 2003.
Once upon a swamp. Resident's City Beat, October 1984. p.1
Origin and design of lake in front of Vandenberg Hall: Vandenburg
Hall almost (Photo of the lake and bridge looking toward Vandenburg
Hall). The Observer, vol. VII [sic VIII], no. 1, Sept.
9, 1966. p. 10.
Police recover car from OU Lake, by Mary E. Iorio.
The News@OU [online website] Photo. September 20, 2002.
Repairs to the pedestrian bridge and Lake. Oakland
University Board of Trustees. Working Session
Agendum Item, May 1, 2002.
Response to 'A dip into history': Oakland Alumnus rewrites
history-letter to the editor on the naming of "Beer Lake",
by Charles Eagen. The Observer, vol. IX, no. 4, Oct.
6, 1967, p. 2
Water wonderland: Oakland to have a scenic lake.
The Observer, vol. VII, no. 32, May 27, 1966. p. 1
Photo of Vandenburg Hall under construction with large water
hole (Beer Lake to be?) in front. The Observer, vol.
VII, no. 28, Apr. 7, 1966. p. 1
"A view from the bridge" (Photo of the bridge leading
to Vandenburg Hall.) The Observer, vol. VII, no. 34,
June 10, 1966. p. 4
Photo of bridge and "ye olde Beer Lake" with Van
Wagoner House men after mock Battle of Hastings. The Observer,
vol. VIII, no. 6, October 15, 1966.p. 3
Photo of lake, bridge and Vandenberg Hall. The Observer,
vol. VIII, no. 14, January 20, 1967.p. 2.
Photo of bridge and lake. Oakland Post, Feb.
5. 2003. p. A3
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