Kresge Library

Oakland Post
Oakland University's Independent Student Newspaper

Table of Contents annotated
(does not include downloaded items from news services)

2007

Indexed and annotated by Shirley Paquette, Megan Rochon and Amber Comfort


2007-01-10  [v. 33, no. 14]

Accidental fame found by student, by Wendy Lyons. p. A1. [OU senior Mike Metz finds fame through participating in local producer's comedic skit's, bringing him to Hollywood.]
Resolving to change our lives, world. Staff Editorial. p. A1. [Positive resolutions to make for the new year that can impact society for the better, as well as oneself.]
Women's losing streak extends to five, by Rob Tate. p. A1. [Athletics: OU's women's basketball team continues losing streak.]
Happy Golden, Oakland, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. A3. [Highlights of OU's 50th year celebration, including speech by Gary Russi who mentioned in commemoration of OU's 50 years, a time capsule will be constructed.]
Keeper of the Dream celebrates diversity, by Paul Gully. p. A3. [Plans for the Keeper of the Dream scholarship banquet, including keynote speaker Ruby Dee.
Welcome Back, Tigers
, by Jeff Kranitz. p. A3. [Detroit Tigers will visit OU as part of the team's annual winter promotional caravan.]
Bowl-a-thon Raises Money and Awareness, by Carra Payne. p. A4. [The Pre-Physical Therapy Club held a successful fundraiser for the Michigan chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.]
MLK's legacy part of history-his lessons remain timeless, by (illegible). p. A5. [Discussion of the still remaining problem of racial divisions, and lessons MLK has taught and how they can be applied today in society.]
New GSC leader avoids complacency, by (illegible). p. A5. [Overview and general information about the Gender and Sexuality Center at OU.]
The insanity continues: fire Millen, by Rob Tate. p. A5. [Opinion piece regarding the Detroit Lion's losing season, the blame being centered on Coach Millen.]
Mixed reactions to new Rochester Hills Wal-Mart, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. A7. [Rochester Hill's residents fear that the new store will bring down property value as well as undesirable clientele.]
Get Fired Up, by Crystal Nelson. p. A10. [Review of local do-it yourself pottery store, The Painted Pot.]
Blood Diamond, by Jeff Kranitz. p. A10 [Review of the film "Blood Diamond", and the societal issues that are raised throughout the plot-line.]
January is for saving lives, by Allegra Rowan. p. B1. [Discussion of the America's need for blood donations, as appointed by the American Association of Blood Banks-January is National Blood Donor Month.]
Knick-Knack headed to festival, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. B1. [OU alumni Meghan Trudell returns to OU as the director of the student-written play "Knick-Knack".]
Global Warming, by Allegra Rowan. p. B1. [Information on charity-based website: www.thehungersite.org.]
Get your kicks, by Rob Tate. p. B1. [Buying new work-out gear may be the motivational aid that some need to stick to staying in shape.]
Global warming ruined my Christmas, by Paul Gully. p. B2. [Mouthing off editorial about the lack of snow on Christmas, which ruined Gully's holiday, and how we can make a difference in global warming.]
Culture vs. counterculture: face to face in 2007, by Alex Cherup. p. B2. [Guest columnist discusses the current state of societies culture, and the effects on humanity as a whole.]
How the west was won, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: OU's men's hockey team season is highlighted.]
Holding 'em and folding 'em, by Samantha Franz. p. B4. [Athletics: OU's men's basketball team recent games are highlighted.]
O' captain, our captain!, by Brian Bleau. p. B4. [Article honoring Detroit Red Wing, Steve Yzerman.]


2007-01-17  [v. 33, no. 15]

Online post causes chaos, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. A1-A2. [Facebook group supporting former RA's causes controversy.]
Auto show a success, by Craig A. Cole. p. A1-A6. [Highlights from the 2007 North American International Auto Show.]
Renewing the vision, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A3. [African-American Celebration Month at OU starts with keynote address by Terrance McClain.]
Black, white and Brown-El all over, by Heather Holm. p. A3. [OU's Center for Multicultural Initiatives Director Omar Brown-El shares views on cultural awareness.]
OU student art paints capital city, by Owen Sexton. p. A4. [Oakland University student, Sara Masters received state-wide recognition for her art-work, which will be showcased in Lansing at the "Art in the Senate and Art in the House", a Michigan program featuring artists from 15 University's state-wide.]
Cut fat, not class, by Rob Tate. p. A4. [Tips on staying physically fit and eating a healthy diet while spending time on campus.]
A pill a day keeps effort and hard work at bay. Staff Editorial. p. A5. [Discussion of the pharmaceutical industries advertising, and the over-prescription of medication by doctors for problems that can be remedied in natural ways.]
Due process is non-negotiable - even for the elite, by Kyle Magin. p. A5. [Opinion article discussing two former Duke lacrosse players who were implicated in a sexual assault case, found innocent-yet still face persecution by society.]
Global warming concerns are more than just hype, by Jessica Henry. p. A5. [Factual opinion article discussing the definition of global warming, as well as scientific evidence pointing to definitive global warming taking effect.]
Brain Food: Healthy alternatives for students, by Heather Holm. p. A8. [Small changes in one's diet are detailed that can cause positive health results.]
How to quit: Cold turkey isn't the only option any more, by Maria Vitale. p. A8. [Various methods on quitting cigarettes utilizing outside sources in place of quitting cold turkey.]
Alpha Dog: From the Mickey Mouse Club to the in-crowd, by Bryan Everson. p. A8. [Review of Justin Timberlake's performance in the film "Alpha Dog".]
Micah's fight for inclusion, by Carra Payne. p. B1. [OU student, Micah Fialka-Feldman is featured in the documentary by Paul Rossen, "Through the Same Door: Inclusion Includes College" which documents Fialka-Feldman's experience through University while having a cognitive impairment.]
'Telegraph' is art on the run, by Charles Graski. p. B1. [Information about Oakland University's Art Gallery exhibit debut for "Telegraph", which was a collective projects worked on by artists in the area.]
Sex. Staff Column. p. B1. [Introduction to the new column focusing on various topics in sexuality.]
Excuse me, mind your manners, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. B1. [Informative article highlighting proper dining and business etiquette.]
Voicemail O' DOOM, by Paul Gully and Kara O'Connell. p. B2. [Mouthing off article discussing the annoyances of voicemails on cell phones.]
Dear Barry, by Kyle Magin. p. B2. [Open letter to Barry Bonds about his recent drug abuse allegations and the negative ways in which Bonds has handled the situation.]
Grizzlies go two-for-two, by Rob Tate. p. B3. [Athletics: OU's women's basketball team completed in the Mid-Con conference with a second place tie.]
Two for the road, by Samantha Franz. p. B3. [Athletics: OU's men's basketball team do well in recent conference and hope to continue the positive streak.]
Swimming Roundup, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: OU's men's swim team took a loss to Nortre Dame, but was victorious over Kenyon College while OU's women's swim team was narrowly beat by Kenyon College.]
Grizzlies fall to Sparty, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Athletics: After a six-game winning streak, OU's hockey team took a loss against Michigan State.]
Golden Grizzly honored for athletic performance, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Athletics: OU student and Golden Grizzle's Men's Hockey team forward, Will McMahon was named by the Detroit Free Press as one of the finalists for Michigan's top sports figure of 2006.]
CWebb comes home, by Samantha Franz. p. B4. [Basketball player Chriss Webber will become a part of the Detroit Pistons.]


2007-01-24  [v. 33, no. 16]

Cloudy cultural climate, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A1-A2. [OU student's views on diversity and racism on campus as found in a survey.]
An inside look at sports recruiting, by Kyle Magin. p. A1-A2. [Cross country coach Paul Rice shares what coaches look for in potential student athletes.]
OUSC to improve impact, by Owen Sexton. p. A1-A2. [OUSC struggles with membership and accomplishing goals.]
Tigers claw onto Grizzly turf, by Kelly L. Reynolds. p. A1-A6. [The Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan stops at OU.]
57-year-old freshman, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A3. [An Arizona college professor who took a year off of teaching to go back to school comes to OU to speak about her experiment.]
Education is political, says Apple, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A3. [Michael Apple, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, lectured at OU about education.]
Jazz Man, by Owen Sexton. p. A3. [OU Board of Trustees honors jazz musician Hank Jones.]
Students caught with marijuana, by Kyle Magin. p. A3. [Two OU students were caught with 500 dollars worth of marijuana in their dormitory room.]
OUSC, by Owen Sexton. p. A3. [Update of events at most recent OUSC meeting.]
College Bowl Battle, by Kyle Magin. p. A4. [Team Oakland Post loses to Team Adams in College Bowl, a trivia competition.]
Panel pushes Proposal 2, by Samantha Bunting & Ashlei Chears. p. A4. [A panel at OU discusses affirmative action.]
Brangelina Middle School? No thanks, Staff Editorial. p. A5. [Question about who we choose to celebrate within our society are raised.]
A difference of opinion: Pro-life, by Monica Majcher. p. A5. [President of Students for Life at OU shares her pro-life viewpoint.]
A difference of opinion: Pro-choice, by Kyle Magin. p. A5. [Oakland Post writer shares his pro-choice viewpoint.]
Car smashes into side of local Starbucks, by Owen Sexton. p. A7. [Elderly man loses control of vehicle and hits Starbucks in downtown Rochester.]
Top Design, by LIndsey Wojcik. p. A10. [New reality competition show, "Top Design," premiers on Bravo.]
(Red) fights AIDS with fashion, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. B1. [(Product) Red donates percentages of its profits to The Global Fund.]
See the world, let OU take care of the bill, by Kelly Durbin. p. B1. [Scholarships and grants can help OU students study internationally.]
Precocious puberty poses serious problems, by Paul Gully. p. B2. [Signs of puberty at an early age cause distress for writer.]
Bush still disappoints, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. B2. [Issues with President Bush's handling of the country and its affairs.]
OU splits series, by Corey Hagoo & Brad Doescher. p. B3. [Athletics: OU hockey team wins and loses in two game series with Liberty University.]
Swimming Roundup, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: Men's swimming team wins against MSU while women's team loses.]
Dressed for success, by Samantha Franz. p. B4. [Athletics: OU men's basketball team goes 5-0 in Mid-Con wearing mis-matched uniforms.]
Grizzlies take off on a roll in Mid-Con, by Rob Tate & Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Athletics: Women's basketball team breaks scoring record against Thunderbirds.]
No football? Try some rugby, by Brian Bleau. p. B4. [Athletics: Oakland University's Rugby Club is looking for new members.]


2007-01-31  [v. 33, no. 17]

Smith, Dungy make contribution to history, by Rob Tate. p. A1-A2. [Coaches become the first black head coaches in NFL history to make it to the Super Bowl.]
OU professor, news reporter honored for journalistic success, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. A2. [Professor Gene Fogel elected into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.]
Deli deliberation, by Rob Tate. p. A3. [Vacant space in OU Rec Center could become snack bar, bathroom or computer lab.]
Career fair grows, economy doesn't, by Bryan Everson. p. A3. [Diversity Career Fair at OU brings employers to students.]
Students help write OU history book, by Adam Roberts. p. A3. [Journalism professor, William Connellan chronicles OU's history with his special topics journalism class.]
ABS event paints heritage, by Charles Graski. p. A4. [The Association of Black Students hosts art exhibit "Heart of a People."]
Profession by personality, by Rena Petrashko. p. A4. [ARC workshop helps students decide major and career.]
Clean comic draws laughs, by Peter Miller. p. A4. [Stand-up comedian Ryan Hamilton performs at Vandenberg Dining Hall.]
Thank big and keep an open mind for 2008, Staff Editorial. p. A5. [Voters are encouraged to look past race, sex in 2008 election.]
"Rights" sound a lot more like "restrictions," by Chuck Kanouse. p. A5. [Guest columnist shares his thoughts about Digital Rights Management.]
Chance of a lifetime deferred, by Katie Koppin. p. A5. [Guest columnist shares why she turned down a White House Internship.]
Ice sculptures featured in downtown Rochester, by Agatha Wolkowicz. p. A6. [Thousands visit downtown Rochester too see ice sculptures.]
'I've got you under my skin,' by Wendy Lyons. p. A7.[The traveling anatomical exhibit, "Our Body: The Universe Within" visits the Detroit Science Center.]
Photo exhibit uses abstract to evoke emotion, by Charles Graski. p. A7. [Photographer Rachel Holland's "Simulacra" is on display at Madonna University.]
Put it in your purse, by Beth Holland. p. A10. [Tips on what to bring to the Meadow Brook Ball in your evening bag.]
Pan's Labyrinth, by Andy Kozlowski. p. A10. [Movie review of "Pan's Labyrinth."]
Smokin' Aces, by Erik Westfall. p. A10. [Movie review of "Smokin' Aces" starring Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Piven and Ray Liota.]
Bust a move, not your face, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. A10. [Tips for the challenged dancer.]
Motown, meet MOCAD, by Robert M. Pylar. p. B1. [Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit opens in what once was an auto dealership.]
Sex, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. B1. [STD's that aren't prevented by condom use.]
Don't let winter weather get you down, by Allegra Rowan & Erin Mallard. p. B1. [Discussion of Seasonal Affective Disorder.]
The 'state of ourselves', by Robert M. Pylar. p. B2. [Humorously suggestion that we should make "state of ourselves" address, similar to the President's "State of the Union."]
Romantic comedies: enough is enough, by Alex Cherup. p. B2. [Guest columnist's rant against Chick Flicks.]
Follow the leader, by Samantha Franz. p. B3. [Athletics: Undefeated OU basketball team loses to undefeated Oral Roberts University.]
We're going streaking! by Rob Tate. p. B3. [Athletics: OU women's basketball team wins sixth game in a row.]
Sunday night lights, by Rob Tate & Brian Bleau. p. B4. [What OU students are doing for Super Bowl Sunday.]
Grizzlies still struggling for rhythm at crunch time, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Athletics: OU hockey team wins one and loses one games to Eastern Michigan University.]


2007-02-07  [v. 33, no. 18]

Grads forced out of state, by Kyle Magin. p. A1-A2. [Students look at out of state jobs as a possibility after graduating.]
Panel discusses diversity, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A1-A2. [Students discuss race in panel entitled "African-American students in a White Culture.]
Local woman makes it to Hollywood on 'American Idol', by Elizabeth Perales. p. A1 & A7. [Abbey Rond, 25, of Auburn Hills makes it to Hollywood.]
Gimmie chocolates, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. A3. [Vandenberg Dining Hall Chef, Jeff Palmer, will be offering free samples of his chocolates in the Dining Hall on Valentine's Day.]
African culture spices up OU cuisine, by Charles Graski. p. A3. [African American Celebration Committee hosts the "Taste of Africa Gala" at OU.]
Fireside tea party brings culture to OU, by Kara O'Connell. p. A3. [Japanese translation students host tea party and Haiku readings for Asian Celebration Week.]
OUSC, by Owen Sexton. p. A4. [OUSC proposes adding a judiciary committee to Congress.]
Tips to beat your test-taking blues, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. A4. [Academic Skills Center offers tips for beating test anxiety.]
Sad when we put blinders on ourselves, Staff Editorial. p. A5. [America in more concerned with entertainment events on TV than with the workings of the government.]
Super Bowl ads in desperate need of more candor and fewer chuckles, by Maria Vitale. p. A5. [Questions if we would still pay attention to Super Bowl commercials if they weren't funny.]
"Vista" looks a bit foggy through new Windows OS, by Chuck Kanouse. p. A5. [Guest Columnists opinions on Windows Vista.]
Working hard to make OU a S.A.F.E. place, by Joann Bauti-Rouche. p. A5. [Students Administrators and Faculty for Equality shows support for the LGBTQ community.]
Just a funny feeling, by Kayla Jerome. p. A10. [Post reporter experiments with different types of condoms.]
Dear self, be mine? by Matt Harris. p. A10. [Ideas for single people on how to celebrate Valentine's Day.]
Something you should see, by Charles Graski. p. A10. ["Meditations in an Emergency" art exhibit shows an artists take on materialism.]
Sweet dreams, insomniacs, by Charles Graski. p. B1. [Resources for people dealing with sleep disorders.]
Michigan recycling in a rut, by Kristin Simovski. p. B1. [Michigan's Bottle Bill could increase recycling.]
Tell your sandwich you love her, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. B2. [Alternatives to celebrating Valentine's Day.]
Not just puppy love, by Erin Mallard. p. B2. [Features Editor defends her decision to get married at age 20.]
Sweep! Sweep! by Samantha Franz. p. B3. [Athletics: OU men's basketball team beats IUPUI.]
OU downed by Panthers, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: OU men's hockey team loses to Davenport University.]
Crazy Eights, by Rob Tate. p. B4. [Athletics: OU women's basketball team beats IUPUI.]
Hey you! by Samanth Franz. p. B4. [Sports Editor encourages students to get involved in supporting OU athletics.]
Head coach goes against the norm, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Profile of hockey coach Sean Hogan.]


2007-02-14  [v. 33, no. 19]

Rude awakening. p A1 & A6. [Fire destroys a 16-unit condo complex across from campus.]
Women's winning streak continues, by Rob Tate. p A1-A2. [Athletics: OU women's basketball team defeats Western Illinois and Valparaiso.]
See what happens when two students go without their credit cards for a week, by Brittany Ochtinsky and Rob Tate. p. A1-A2. [Two students commentary on their week without credit cards.]
Valentine's Day on $20, by Heather Holm. p A1-A2. [Ideas for Valentine's Day activities that don't cost much.]
Dance recital breaks norms, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. A3. [Recital at Varner Hall features dance and technology.]
Student's cut back to feed the hungry, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A3. ["Project Clean Plate" raises awareness of how much food OU wastes and gives money to the hungry.]
One Student's View, by Charde Payne. p. A3. [One student's opinions on the "Diversity: Facts & Myths" workshop held at OU.]
Films seek to shock & awe, by Charles Graski. p. A4. [25th annual Women's Studies Film Festival held at OU with the theme global citizenship.]
Society ripe for more progressive change, Staff Editorial. p. A5. [America has been making progressive changes and needs to keep moving forward.]
Should we give a hoot? by Jo Reger. p. A5. [Guest Columnist and OU associate professor gives feedback to a Hooters ad the Post featured last issue.]
Eco-safe plastics on the horizon. p. A5. ['Earth Talk' column about eco-friendly food containers.]
Winter celebration a 'blast', by Charles M. Graski. p. A7. [The 2007 Detroit Winter Blast brings snow and fun to the Motor City.]
Personal guide to potential presidents. p. A9. [List of Democrat and Republican presidential candidates and some of their personal information.]
Valentine's Day timeline, by Renee Ruitto. p. A12. [The origins of Valentine's Day.]
Dates for Degrees, by Carra Payne. p. B1. [Date suggestions for Valentines's Day by students majors.]
'Rimers of Eldritch' is deliciously dark, by Rena Petrashko. p. B1. ["The Rimers of Eldritch," a mystery by Lanford Wilson, premiered at Varner Studio Theater.]
Feisty Foods, by Celesete Filiatrault. p. B1. [Foods to get your partner in the mood for Valentine's Day.]
East Vandenberg decorates lounges to celebrate African American celebration month, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. B2. [Each floor in East Vandenberg has a theme related to African American celebration month.]
It's only snow, by Kara O'Connell. p. B3. [Editor mouths off about resident's surprise at Michigan winter weather.]
Bring it on, Beckham, by Paul Gully. p. B3. [Editor discusses the last of support for soccer in the US.]
No weekend plans? by Samantha Franz. p. B5. [NBA All-Star games takes place in Las Vegas this year and will be shown on TNT.]
Grizzlies get revenge, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B5. [Athletics: OU hockey team evens series with MSU.]
The Sweetest Sendoff, by Samantha Franz. p. B6. [Athletics: OU men's basketball wins a close game with The Valparaiso Crusaders.]


2007-02-21  [v. 33, no. 20]

Professional blogging revolution, by Carra Payne. p. A1-A2. [Blogging is looked at in a personal and professional way.]
Sexuality center offers help, by Gabe Ouzounian. p. A1-A2. [The Gender and Sexuality Center is opened to help LGBTQ students.]
Overcoming my own obstacles, by Rena Petrashko. p. A1-A2. [A non-traditional student discusses her experiences at OU.]
Fashion flares at OU Mardi Gras, by Charles Graski. p. A3. [OU hosts a fashion show with a Mardi Gras theme.]
Mr. Smith goes to Oakland, by Rob Tate. p. A3. [NBA analyst for ESPN, Stephen Smith, will be visiting OU.]
Knocking legends, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. A3. [OU graduate Steve Lehto writes book about 1913 Michigan mine town massacre.]
OU sponsors relay to fight cancer, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. A3. [OU hosts a Relay For Life to raise money for the American Cancer Society.]
Student musicians live and in concert. p. A4. [Profile of the three students who won the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance concerto competition.]
LIves are damaged while we bicker, Staff Editorial. p. A5. [Instead of focusing on the issue of abortion, Americans should focus on the thing that lead up to unwanted pregnancies.]
Increasing use of 'bio-fuels' should be a no brainer. p. A5. ['Earth Talk' column about bio-fuels.]
Big brother is still watching you, by Chuck Kanouse. p. A5. [Different ways your activities on the web can be tracked using technology.]
It's no Cancun. p. A10. [How to make the most of a Spring Break in Detroit.]
Heat things up, by Kayla Jerome. p. A10. [Spring Break trips that don't cost a lot of money.]
Volver, by Gabe Ouzounian. p. A10. [Review of the Academy Award nominated film "Volver."]
Orange: The New Tan, by Agatha Wolkowicz. p. A10. [Postie shares her experience with a spray on tan.]
Living space meets learning space, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. B1. [Dorm rooms at U-M, MSU, WSU and OU are compared.]
Stay warm, all the cool kids are doing it, by Erin Mallard. p. B1. [How to layer correctly for winter sports.]
Return of spring training, by Kyle Magin. p. B2. [Baseball junkies get their fix as the sport returns.]
Hit and miss, by Samantha Franz & Rob Tate. p. B3. [Athletics: Review of men and women's basketball team's performance on the road.]
Sweet finish, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: Will McMahon steps up in last games at OU.]
We are the champions...again, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B3. [Athletics: Swim team takes home eight straight title.]
The Final Countdown, by Samantha Franz. p. B4. [Athletics: OU basketball close to Mid-Con Tournament.]
Who's your Grizzly? by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. B4. [Athletics: Introduction to OU hockey team as they head to ACHA Division 1 hockey tournament.]


2007-03-14  [v. 33, no. 21]

The Grizzly Guide to Making it in The Big Apple, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 4-5 & 25. [What to expect if moving to New York City after graduation.]
Lisa Ling offers a view, by Wendy Lyons. p. 6. [Journalist Lisa Ling shared her experiences traveling the world with OU.]
Student Congress elections on the horizon, by Owen Sexton. p. 7. [OUSC elections approaching and list of positions that need to be filled.]
NY loves OU, by Robert Pylar. p. 7. [Theatre students head to New York to perform.]
Art provokes action by way of Tergloba exhibit, by Charles Graski. p. 8. [Presented at the OU Art Gallery, artists compiled their works together which focus on representing the convergence of cultures, the individual and technology.]
OU faculty dress the part: His, by Rena Petrashko. p. 9. [Male faculty fashion choices are explored.]
OU faculty dress the part: Hers, by Wendy Lyons. p. 9. [Female faculty fashion choices are explored.]
Complacency in the classroom wastes time and money, but more importantly education. Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Recent student apathy towards their classes, as well as low expectations from Professors is discussed; as well as the importance of trying one's best in each course.]
Let's celebrate our women, by Joann Beautti-Roche. p. 11. [OU will be celebrating Women's History Month with special speakers at the Fireside lounge.]
Technology and the law collide and create problems, by Chuck Kanouse. p. 11. [New laws make the technology world a difficult place to maintain because of unrealistic expectations.]
Time to bring Hockeytown to OU, by Kyle Magin. p. 11. [Athletics: OU's hockey club, the Grizzly Pucksters have an amazing winning record, yet feel the University ignores their high accomplishments.]
Dorm cuisine: It's what's for dinner, by Gabe Ouzounian. p. 12. [Different options for dorm students to make dinner using cheap products and their microwave.]
Time to chill out, by Mike Caravaggio. p. 13. [The importance of a cool down after a work-out is explained.]
Hockey aids Leader Dogs, by C.M. Graski. p. 16. [For charity to the Leader Dogs for the Blind, the Detroit Red Wing Alumni Association went head to head with the Leader Dog All-Stars.]
Rochester Hills acquires new Sister City, by Liria Ivejaz. p. 17. [The City of Rochester Hills became a Sister City to Tuz, Monetenegro in order to help bring both communities together and build a lasting relationship.]
Time to fill your brackets, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Tips on March Madness Brackets, and how to choose your teams.]
Playing catch-up, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: Summary of Men's Basketball games, and also Women's Softball games.]
Orangeman seeing red, by Kyle Magin. p. 19. [Coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orangemen showed outrage that his team was not included in the brackets for March Madness.]
Spring Fever, by Pete Miller. p. 20. [Pete Miller travels to Florida to see the Detroit Tigers take on the New York Mets, as well as meet and greet with some of the Tigers team players.]
In case you missed it:, by Samantha Franz & Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 21. [Athletics: Recaps of various OU sports team games.]
OU ready for Wildcats, by Rob Tate. p. 21. [Athletics: OU's women's basketball team prepare to take on the Kentucky Wildcats in the Women's National Invitational Tournament.]
Singing a sweet tune, by Mike Palazuk. p. 22. [Positive review of artist Andrew Bird's newly released album "Armchair Apocrypha".]
The Main Attraction, by Kara O'Connell. p. 22. [Review of downtown Rochester's restaurant, Kruse and Muer.]
Pop Prescription, by Mike Palazuk. p. 23. [The new album and new sounds of band 'Leo's' new album, "Living with the Living" is reviewed with positive remarks.]
Scissor Sister rock out in Motown, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. 23. [Recent Scissor Sisters concert was a big success.]
Twenty-one years of collected wisdom, by Samantha Franz. p. 27. [Wisdom Samantha Franz has learned over her 21 years of life.]
Risking all, for foul balls, by Paul Gully. p. 28. [Comedic article about the man at baseball games that goes out of his way to catch foul balls as a livelihood.]
Deep fried America, by Kevin Alford. p. 28. [Food lover mouths off about the trend in frying basically all foods, and how it relates to the increased weight problem that America suffers from.]


2007-03-21  [v. 33, no. 22]

The man who wasn't there, by Kyle Magin. p. 4-5. [Investigation into why OU president Gary Russi is not as accessible as other university presidents.]
Rising Stars face off, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 6. [Student Video Productions hosts "OU Rising Stars," similar to the "American Idol" singing competition.]
African jazz offers a new beat, by C.M. Graski. p. 6. [Imaginary Homeland, an African jazz band, performs at OU.]
SPB suffers scheduling flops, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 7. [After a comedian cancels an OU event, the SPB has trouble finding a replacement act.]
OU bands get big break, by Robert Pylar. p. 8. [Two bands with OU connections make it to the top 24 in mtvU's "Best Music on Campus."]
What does OU do for you? by Joe Collarini. p. 9. [Service OU provides to students (free or discounted) that are rarely taken advantage of.]
Construction junction, by Rob Tate. p. 9. [Water distributing system construction on campus continues but should be finished on schedule.]
Let us know who you are and what you're about, President Russi - we'd be very impressed. Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Qualms about the lack of accessibility of OU's administration.]
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers about our environment. p. 11. [Costs involved with building and operating a "green" building.]
Unopposed candidate seeks change, by Rob Meyer. p. 11. [Student body president candidate introduces himself and his ideas for OU.]
Keep an eye on Boise, by Vicky Lefebver. p. 12-13. [Former Michigan resident shares that there is more to Boise than potatoes.]
Sexual Health, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. 13. [Why it's a good idea to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases.]
Local business 'paints a miracle', by Rena Petrashko. p. 17. [Local art studio helps the disabled express themselves through art.]
Seniors sign off with style, by Samantha Franz & Rob Tate. p. 18. [Athletics: Reflections on OU's basketball team seniors players.]
We are all Tigers, by Brian Bleau. p. 19. [Sports Rant about Detroit preparing for another baseball season.]
Grizzlies fall to Wildcats, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Athletics: Women's basketball team loses to Kentucky in first round of Women's National Invitational Tournament.]
Lessons of "Mimzy" tied to old Detroit, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 22. [Interview with Detroit natives Robert Shaye, New Line Cinema founder, and Bruce Joel Rubin, Oscar-winning screenwriter, promoting film "The Last Mimzy."]
"Undiscovered" revealed, by Bryan Everson. p. 23. [Review of James Morrison's album "Undiscovered."]
In the spotlight, by Grace Gahman. p. 23. [Review of Of Montreal's live performance in Detroit.]
I think you should save your money, by Joe Collarini. p. 23. [Review of Chris Rock's "I Think I Love My Wife."]
Blue Man Group: How To Be A Megastar Tour 2.0, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. 23. [The Blue Man Group is bringing their show to the Palace of Auburn Hills.]
Report cards no longer just for grade school, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 27. [In light of states sending parents "obesity report cards," reporter humorously suggests driving, parenting and common sense report cards be put into effect.]
Obese child sparks media feeding frenzy, by Alex Cherup. p. 28. [Columnist expresses anger at the attention the media is giving to an overweight 8-year-old.]


2007-03-28  [v. 33, no. 23]

The easy road to victory, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 4-5. [Interviews with unopposed student body president and vice president candidates Rob Meyer and Jameelah Muhammad.]
Russi battles for funds, by Kyle Magin. p. 6. [President Russi lobbies for fair distribution of state funds.]
Do Oakland University professors pass the test? by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 7. [Exploring the process of seeking tenure and how it affects students.]
Raunch culture growing, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [Author Ariel Levy shares her thoughts on pop culture and women's liberation.]
If it bleeds it leads - straight down a slippery slope that robs us of what makes us American. Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Sometimes the nightly news can be more terrifying than a horror movie.]
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers about our environment. p. 11. [The environmental and health risks of burning charcoal.]
Sorry, my browser can't do that, by Chuck Kanouse. p. 11. [Each internet browsers offers its own features.]
The other side of the lake, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 12-13. [Several OU alumni have chosen to work in Chicago, a big city that is also close to home.]
Preserving history, by Kelly Durbin. p. 13. [Laura Riggs, senior history major, works in the Meadow Brook Archives and is researching Matilda Wilson.]
Wireless plan on schedule, by C.M. Graski. p. 16. [OU's campus gets wireless internet.]
Motown gets spring fever, by Rob Tate. p. 18. [Tiger's Opening Day fast approaching in Metro Detroit.]
Sophomore slump? Hardly. by Samantha Franz. p. 19. [Athletics: OU's track team starts its second season.]
Shut down, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU baseball team continues to have a bad season.]
OU streak halted, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU softball game against Cleveland State postponed due to un-playable field conditions.]
Who's gonna win? by Rob Tate & Kyle Magin. p. 20. [Senior staff members of the OU Post debate who will be in Final Four.]
New head coach looks to start over, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 21. [Athletics: OU volleyball team welcomes new head coach, Rob Beam.]
Thanks, but I'll pass, by Samantha Franz. p. 21. [Athletics: Despite rumors, basketball coach Greg Kampe has no intention of leaving OU.]
The Fratellis:"Costello Music," by Crystal Nelson. p. 22. [Review of The Fratellis album, "Costello Music."]
Modest Mouse: "We Were Dead..." by Nick Degel. p. 22. [Review of Modest Mouse's new album "We Were Dead..."]
Gore Fest, by Mike Caravaggio. p. 22 & 24. [Review of "The HIlls Have Eyes 2."]
The Reaping, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 23-24. [Interview with "The Reaping" star Hillary Swank.]
Survival guide to LaRouche movement, by Alex Cherup. p. 27. [Humorous things to do if approached by a "LaRouchite."]
Spring has sprung and sundresses are in bloom, by Kyle Magin. p. 28. [Why one male reporter loves seeing sundresses in the spring.]


2007-04-04  [v. 33, no. 24]

OU invites Spartans back to school, by Kyle Magin. p. 4. [A new proposal about medical school may reunite MSU and OU.]
Blindness gives two friends a similar perspective, by Paul Gully. p. 5 & 26. [Two visually impaired friends help each other out around campus and life.]
Lost liberty in Guantanamo, by Kyle Magin. p. 6. [Author Jame Yee visits OU for a speech and book signing.]
OUSC election: votes counted, turnout low, by Owen Sexton. p. 6. [Despite low voter turnout, newly elected OUSC president, Rob Meyer is hopeful for the future.]
Robotics team has high hopes, by Rob Tate. p. 7. [Oakland Robotics Association will enter the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition in June.]
Blood behind the scenes, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 7. [OU blood drive wraps up.]
Students face the effects of globalization, by Nick Degel. p. 8. [Students and faculty participate in "Dilemmas of Global Citizenship," a presentation designed to discuss issues regarding globalization.]
SPB sparkles, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [SPB transforms the Gold Rooms at OU into a night club.]
Journalism icon dies at 76, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 9. [Neal Shine, pioneer in journalism ethics and former Detroit Free Press publisher and editor passed away.]
Paralympic medal winner visits OU, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [Cheryl Angelelli talks to OU about her experiences as a disabled athlete.]
High hopes from the diverse leadership of recently elected OUSC administration. Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Solid leadership is needed at OU to continue to move forward and grow as a university.]
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers about our environment. p. 11. [Types of cat litters that are most eco-friendly.]
He's sitting pretty, by Erin Mallard. p. 12. [Vice president of GSA talks about the upcoming drag show and overcoming stage fright.]
Sexual Health, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. 13. [Pure Romance parties and what they offer women.]
Save the planet, save your money, by Maria Vitale. p. 13. [Energy efficient light bulbs are good for the environment and your wallet.]
Not just for kicks, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Athletics: Women's soccer team spends time volunteering in the community.]
Putting the pieces back together, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 19. [Athletics: Lacrosse starts season defending last years championship title.]
Grizzlies bested by Broncos in doubleheader, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU softball team loses to Western Michigan.]
Grizzlies take two, by Kyle Magin. p. 20. [Athletics: OU baseball team beats Rochester College in two games.]
Friday Night Live, by Heather Bonner. p. 22. [Question and answer session with comedians Dave Landall and Michael Costa.]
Amy Winehouse: Back to Black, by Kristin Simovski. p. 22. [Review of Amy Winehouse's new album "Back to Black."]
Dawn of Confusion, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 23. [Two OU students make a short film about cavemen called "Dawn of Confusion."]
Blades of Glory, by Joe Collarini. p. 23. [Review of the movie "Blades of Glory" starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder.]
The Bush-Halliburton complex: Iraq is for sale, by Alex Cherup. p. 27. [Opinions on Iraq War and Robert Greenwald's film "Iraq for Sale."]
Who doesn't love a good party? by Robert M. Pylar. p. 28. [Parties in downtown Detroit are the real draw on the Tiger's opening day.]


2007-04-11  [v. 33, no. 25]

Finally, a med school closer to home, by Jeff Kranitz & Kyle Magin. p. 4. [Details about OU's allopathic medical program.]
Wondering how Oakland's medical program will affect you? p. 5. [FAQs about OU's new med school.]
Shady lenders now a concern at OU, by Paul Gully. p. 6. [After risky financial behavior is revealed at colleges and universities across the country, OU assures students that is not the practice here.]
Up 'Til Dawn's big finish, by Crystal Nelson. p. 6. [This year's Up 'Til Dawn's letter writing campaign raised over $26,000 for St. Jude's Research Hospital.]
Academic advising experience leaves much to be desired, by Joe Collarini. p. 8. [Student feedback on OU's advising departments.]
The story behind OU's "cadaver lab," by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [OU's Gross Human Anatomy Laboratory offers class to prep students for med school.]
Praise for OU financial aid office. Staff Editorial. p. 10. [OU students should be thankful for the standards of ethics practiced by the Financial Aid Office.]
Spring closet cleaning, by Crystal Nelson. p. 12. [Fashion tips from three OU "fashionistas."]
Final freak-outs are unnecessary, by Erin Mallard. p. 13. [How and when to study for end of the semester exams.]
Man hunts terrorists, by Meagan Mclachlan. p. 17. [A local man tries to hunt terrorists using fake id's.]
Memoirs of a Mascot, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Athletics: The former Grizz tells the OU Post what it was like to be a mascot.]
Where there's a Will..., by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 19. [Athletics: OU's Will McMahon moves up to the United Hockey League.]
Hockeytown sings the blues, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Despite high level of talent, Red Wings have had a disappointing season lately.]
Bright Eyes: Cassadaga, by Nick Degel. p. 22. [Review of the album "Cassadaga" by Bright Eyes.]
MIKA: Life in Cartoon Motion, by Matt Harris. p. 22. [Review of MIKA's album, "Life in Cartoon Motion."]
Skip the "fourth meal," by Joe Collarini. p. 22. [Review of Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy in Sterling Heights.]
Grindhouse, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 23. [Review of the two movies that make up "Grindhouse."]
Websites to check out, b Erik Westfall & Jesse Dunsmore. p. 23. [Reasons to check out websites www.whatifsports.com and www.thepiratebay.com.]
Putting all differences aside, by Paul Gully. p. 27. [Humorous differences between men and women's behaviors.]
The Hooters delusion, by Alex Cherup. p. 28. [Humorous look at the lack of hooters at Hooters.]


2007-04-18  [v. 33, no. 26]

OU feels grief; wonders 'what if?', by Kyle Magin. p. 4. [OU student's reactions to the shooting at Virginia Tech.]
Sex offenders free to roam college campuses, by Jeff Kranitz & Lindsey Wojcik. p. 6. [Student and faculty views on sex offenders living on college campuses.]
Semester ends, OUSC plans begin, by Owen Sexton. p. 7. [New OUSC appointees, budget proposals and renovation plans for the OC.]
OU now offers international relations major, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [Political Science department adds faculty and classes to support IR program.]
Residence hall rights, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [When resident assistants can and cannot enter your dorm room.]
The future is already here, and changes are imminent, Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Oakland Post encourages readers to "get involved in the world around us."]
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers about our environment. p. 11. [Making product packaging green.]
Get to know your student congress, by Rob Meyer. p. 11. [New weekly column to connect OUSC with student body.]
Your body's (green) life after death, by Wendy Lyons. p. 12 & 14. [Eco-friendly burial alternatives to traditional methods.]
Mother Nature, CEO, by C.M. Graski. p. 13-14. [Information on the practice of green marketing.]
Quick tips for the aspiring graduate, by Liz Turvill. p. 16. [Five job interview tips to help graduates land their dream jobs.]
Landfill looms over city, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Landfill in Auburn Hills nearing capacity.]
Rochester receives funds for new trees, by Jake Terrell. p. 20. [Rochester Hills receives grant to replace trees killed by Emerald Ash Borer bug.]
Movin' and groovin', by Carra Payne. p. 21. [Southeastern Michigan prepares to celebrate National Dance Week.]
Hot or not? We decided. p. 22. [Athletics: Best and worst OU sports moments of 2006-2007.]
One for the road, by Rob Tate. p. 23. [Athletics: OU softball loses two of three games to Western Illinois.]
Lucky number seven, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 23. [Athletics: OU baseball team wins last two games, brings record to 7-0.]
Imus, no longer, in the morning, by Scott Contor. p. 24. [Guest columnist mouths off about the firing of Don Imus.]
A breath of fresh sulfur dioxide, by Paul Gully. p. 25. [Views on harmful air pollution.]
Expedited Excursion, by Lindsay Wojcik. p. 26. [Where to go in Michigan for a fun summer vacation.]
Timbaland: Shock Value, by Kara O'Connell. p. 26. [Review of Tim bland's album "Shock Value."]
Not just for inspirational office art, by Kara O'Connell. p. 27. [Ansel Adams exhibit debuts at the DIA.]
Green Groupies, by Kara O'Connell. p. 27. [Reverb aims to raise environmental support and awareness through top musicians.]
Second annual Earth Day Expo at OU to bring out the green in all of us, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 31. ["Healthy People, Healthy Planet Earth Day" expo to be held at OU.]


2007-05-16  [v. 33, no. 27]

Private sector needs to step up on behalf of public education. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Ways Michigan can improve education for the future, without relying on Lansing budget settlements.]
A new beginning for student congress, by Jameelah Muhammad. p. 5. [Getting involved in OUSC.]
Christian leader Dobson needs to open his narrow mind-or shut his mouth, by Paul Gully. p. 5. [James C. Dobson, Christian leader is opposed to the newly proposed hate-crime law because he believes it will push Christians to commit 'thought crimes'.]
OUSC takes action, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 6. [The OUSC makes positive changes including offering a Princeton Review partnership for standardized testing, as well as attempting to increase state funding for OU.]
Donations fuel OU's growth, by Kyle Magin. p. 6. [Information on how donations to the University are set-up and distributed.]
Career Services staff waits for new leadership, by Shaquira Tinsley. p. 8. [Career Services employees wait for a new director to be announced, as well as highlights of how Career Services can help students in the job market.]
Underwater summer classes, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [Informative piece on scuba diving in the local area.]
Get your fill of dirt and gears, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. 10. [A look at local mountain bike trails.]
Sand+water=happiness, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 10. [A look at local beaches.]
Conquer the wake, by Erin Mallard. p. 11. [With a growth in popularity, wake boarding clinic offered locally.]
Local art extravaganza, by Wendy Lyons. p. 14. [The Michigan Independent Crafter's of Etsy hold debut showing in Royal Oak.]
Laughing summer blues away, by Paul Gully. p. 15. [Mark Ridley's, Comedy Castle is reviewed, as well as various local comedy clubs.]
Bored with the same old sports bar?, by Samantha Franz. p. 16. [Review of local area sports bars.]
Softball takes second place honors, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Athletics: OU's softball team took sixth place finish in the Mid-Con poll.]
Back of the pack, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [Athletics: OU's men's and women's track teams did not do well at the 2007 Mid-Con Outdoor Track Championships.]
Mid-Con no more, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Mid-Con will change name to The Summit League beginning in the fall of 2007.]
OU Hockey Files, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: OU's golden grizzly Will McMahon accepts Player of the Year award, as well as the Tournament MVP and 1st Team-All-American accolades.]
Still 'Hocketytown'?, by Erik Westfall. p. 18. [Sports rant about Detroit's Red Wings.]
Hot n' sporty fun in the sun: driving range, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Review of The Royal Oak Golf Center in regards to their driving range.]
Hot n' sporty fun in the sun: batting cage, by Kyle Magin. p. 19. [Review of Willow Creek golf batting cages.]
Summer blockbusters, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 20. [Synopsis' of various summer blockbuster films.]
The Ex, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 21. [Review of the film, "The Ex".]
Rip-offs by the gallon, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 22. [Senior reporter mouths off about the high cost of living.]
Wrinkles don't stop rockers, by Alex Cherup. p. 23. [Age does not play a factor in putting on a great concert.]


2007-04-18  [v. 33, no. 26]

OU feels grief; wonders 'what if?', by Kyle Magin. p. 4. [OU student's reactions to the shooting at Virginia Tech.]
Sex offenders free to roam college campuses, by Jeff Kranitz & Lindsey Wojcik. p. 6. [Student and faculty views on sex offenders living on college campuses.]
Semester ends, OUSC plans begin, by Owen Sexton. p. 7. [New OUSC appointees, budget proposals and renovation plans for the OC.]
OU now offers international relations major, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [Political Science department adds faculty and classes to support IR program.]
Residence hall rights, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [When resident assistants can and cannot enter your dorm room.]
The future is already here, and changes are imminent, Staff Editorial. p. 10. [Oakland Post encourages readers to "get involved in the world around us."]
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers about our environment. p. 11. [Making product packaging green.]
Get to know your student congress, by Rob Meyer. p. 11. [New weekly column to connect OUSC with student body.]
Your body's (green) life after death, by Wendy Lyons. p. 12 & 14. [Eco-friendly burial alternatives to traditional methods.]
Mother Nature, CEO, by C.M. Graski. p. 13-14. [Information on the practice of green marketing.]
Quick tips for the aspiring graduate, by Liz Turvill. p. 16. [Five job interview tips to help graduates land their dream jobs.]
Landfill looms over city, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Landfill in Auburn Hills nearing capacity.]
Rochester receives funds for new trees, by Jake Terrell. p. 20. [Rochester Hills receives grant to replace trees killed by Emerald Ash Borer bug.]
Movin' and groovin', by Carra Payne. p. 21. [Southeastern Michigan prepares to celebrate National Dance Week.]
Hot or not? We decided. p. 22. [Athletics: Best and worst OU sports moments of 2006-2007.]
One for the road, by Rob Tate. p. 23. [Athletics: OU softball loses two of three games to Western Illinois.]
Lucky number seven, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 23. [Athletics: OU baseball team wins last two games, brings record to 7-0.]
Imus, no longer, in the morning, by Scott Contor. p. 24. [Guest columnist mouths off about the firing of Don Imus.]
A breath of fresh sulfur dioxide, by Paul Gully. p. 25. [Views on harmful air pollution.]
Expedited Excursion, by Lindsay Wojcik. p. 26. [Where to go in Michigan for a fun summer vacation.]
Timbaland: Shock Value, by Kara O'Connell. p. 26. [Review of Tim bland's album "Shock Value."]
Not just for inspirational office art, by Kara O'Connell. p. 27. [Ansel Adams exhibit debuts at the DIA.]
Green Groupies, by Kara O'Connell. p. 27. [Reverb aims to raise environmental support and awareness through top musicians.]
Second annual Earth Day Expo at OU to bring out the green in all of us, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 31. ["Healthy People, Healthy Planet Earth Day" expo to be held at OU.]


2007-05-16  [v. 33, no. 27]

Private sector needs to step up on behalf of public education. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Ways Michigan can improve education for the future, without relying on Lansing budget settlements.]
A new beginning for student congress, by Jameelah Muhammad. p. 5. [Getting involved in OUSC.]
Christian leader Dobson needs to open his narrow mind-or shut his mouth, by Paul Gully. p. 5. [James C. Dobson, Christian leader is opposed to the newly proposed hate-crime law because he believes it will push Christians to commit 'thought crimes'.]
OUSC takes action, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 6. [The OUSC makes positive changes including offering a Princeton Review partnership for standardized testing, as well as attempting to increase state funding for OU.]
Donations fuel OU's growth, by Kyle Magin. p. 6. [Information on how donations to the University are set-up and distributed.]
Career Services staff waits for new leadership, by Shaquira Tinsley. p. 8. [Career Services employees wait for a new director to be announced, as well as highlights of how Career Services can help students in the job market.]
Underwater summer classes, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [Informative piece on scuba diving in the local area.]
Get your fill of dirt and gears, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. 10. [A look at local mountain bike trails.]
Sand+water=happiness, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 10. [A look at local beaches.]
Conquer the wake, by Erin Mallard. p. 11. [With a growth in popularity, wake boarding clinic offered locally.]
Local art extravaganza, by Wendy Lyons. p. 14. [The Michigan Independent Crafter's of Etsy hold debut showing in Royal Oak.]
Laughing summer blues away, by Paul Gully. p. 15. [Mark Ridley's, Comedy Castle is reviewed, as well as various local comedy clubs.]
Bored with the same old sports bar?, by Samantha Franz. p. 16. [Review of local area sports bars.]
Softball takes second place honors, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Athletics: OU's softball team took sixth place finish in the Mid-Con poll.]
Back of the pack, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [Athletics: OU's men's and women's track teams did not do well at the 2007 Mid-Con Outdoor Track Championships.]
Mid-Con no more, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Mid-Con will change name to The Summit League beginning in the fall of 2007.]
OU Hockey Files, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: OU's golden grizzly Will McMahon accepts Player of the Year award, as well as the Tournament MVP and 1st Team-All-American accolades.]
Still 'Hocketytown'?, by Erik Westfall. p. 18. [Sports rant about Detroit's Red Wings.]
Hot n' sporty fun in the sun: driving range, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Review of The Royal Oak Golf Center in regards to their driving range.]
Hot n' sporty fun in the sun: batting cage, by Kyle Magin. p. 19. [Review of Willow Creek golf batting cages.]
Summer blockbusters, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 20. [Synopsis' of various summer blockbuster films.]
The Ex, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 21. [Review of the film, "The Ex".]
Rip-offs by the gallon, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 22. [Senior reporter mouths off about the high cost of living.]
Wrinkles don't stop rockers, by Alex Cherup. p. 23. [Age does not play a factor in putting on a great concert.]


2007-06-13  [v. 33, no. 28]

Filmmaker Moore might finally have everyone in agreement; health care reform is a must, Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Although Michael Moore's journalistic/documentary credability is questionable, health care is an important issue.]
Pot smoke clouds public perception, by Jeff Kranitz. p. 5. [Former Editor in Chief discusses the true nature of marijuana.]
Capitol welcomes OUSC, by Kyle Magin. p. 6. [OUSC members and alumni travel to Lansing hoping to get equal funding for all 15 state public universities.]
Summer celebration in the works at OU, by Ann Petrous. p. 7. [Native American Student Association plans to host Summer Solstice Celebration.]
SPIN takes root on campus, by Grace Gahman. p. 7. [Students Promoting Interest in Nature plant garden by OU's Science and Engineering Building.]
Robot combat, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 7. [OU hosted the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition.]
Introductin OU's student liaisons, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [Aaron Kochenderfer and Samir Hanna are named OU Board of Trustees student liaisons.]
Bikers take on 'cause for others', by Wendy Lyons. p. 10. [6th annual Ride for Life takes place in Oakland County.]
Spa's massages help with stress, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 11. [Local spa, La Dolce Vita Spa recommends massages for relaxation and offers student discounts.]
Program examines segregation problem, by Kelly Durbin. p. 11. [DPTV series "Bridging the Racial Divide," filmed at OU's Varner Hall.]
Pounding the pavement: The Oakland Post's guide to road races this summer, by Paul Gully. p. 12-13. [Tips for runners and upcoming, local marathons, road races and triathlons.]
Jock Jams, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [OU athletes share the songs that pump them up for games.]
Don't be on the DL, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [OU trainer John Ciecko discusses how to avoid common sports injuries.]
Sweet Success? by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Sports rant about unfair Detroit Pistons critics.]
New face, new place, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Atheltics: Jenny Rouller joins coaching staff of OU women's basketball team.]
OU player drafted, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU's Kevin Carkeek drafted in 25th round and his chances in MLB.]
Tee up at OU this summer, by Ryan Arbaugh. p. 19. [OU's golf course offers student discounts, lessons, clinics and a course that is "up to par."]
Make meditation your mantra, by C.M. Graski. p. 20. [Meditating ten to twenty minutes a day can relieve stress.]
Good health requires maintenace, by C.M. Graski. p. 22. [Knowing when and how often to see a doctor is key to staying healthy and saving money.]
OU students surveyed about religion and health, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. 22. [Many say faith in a higher power helps them feel better emotionally and physically.]
What you do between weekends, by Nick Degel. p. 24. [Synopsis of Timothy Ferriss' book "The 4-hour Workweek."]
Hostel 2: rethinking your Eurotrip? by Mike Caravaggio. p. 24. [Review of Eli Roth's "Hostel 2."]
Big gyms, small prices, by Tyler Cameron. p. 25. [Local gyms, what equipment they offer and membership fees.]
Everything you wanted to know baout Akashic Fields but were afraid to ask, by Nick Degel. p. 25. [Review of Deepak Chopra's "Life After Death."]
Tastes like [soy] chicken, by Crystal Nelson. p. 25. [Inn Season, in Royal Oak, offers vegetarian dishes in a casual environment.]
'If you don't laugh, you die', by Alex Cherup. p. 26. [Humor column supporting the cliche "Laughter is the best medicine."]
God didn't create Rambo, HGH did, by Paul Gully. p. 27. [Fad diets and other 'quick fix' health options are discussed.]


2007-07-18  [v. 33, no. 29]

The pursuit of life, liberty and happiness is a never-ending journey. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [If Americans want to make the most out of America, they have to go out an act, not rely on politicians to act for them.]
Beyond the rhetoric, by C.M. Graski. p. 5. [Opinion on war and how Americans view it.]
Student Congress to continue protests to Lansing, by Rob Meyer. p. 5. [Student Body President encourages students to protest cuts in state funding and tuition increases with OUSC in Lansing.]
Tuition jumps 13.9 percent, by Kelly Kozlowski and Paul Gully. p. 6. [After state funding continued to decrease, the Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition costs by 13.9 percent, or $971 per year increase for the average full-time student.]
Local man dies in skateboard accident on OU campus, by Paul Gully. p. 7. [A Royal Oak resident died after hitting his head skateboarding, and not wearing a helmet, by Pawley Hall.]
Students reach out to community through free enterprise, by Crystal Nelson. p. 7. [Students In Free Enterprise organization promotes student involvement in higher education for high school students.]
What's your politic? by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [OU professors discuss government.]
Warm welcomes and cold shoulders meet international students at OU, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [International students discuss their experiences with OU students.]
OU staff members making headlines, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 9. [Professor Frank Giblin received a five-year research grant and instructor Darryl Hill was awarded the Distinguished Services to Safety award.]
Small loans that make a big difference, by Wendy Lyons. p. 10. [Loan programs allow people from anywhere in the world to give a business loan to a person in an impovershed area.]
OU students pack their suitcases, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 11. [Three OU student's experiences traveling abroad.]
10 job suggestions for the modern day wanderer, by Alex Cherup. p. 13. [Unusual jobs that require traveling.]
Destination: Oakland, by Samantha Franz and Rob Tate. p. 14-15. [OU coaches share insight on recruiting athletes internationally.]
Dollars, not sense, by Brian Bleau. p. 16. [Perspective on proposed ticket luxury tax.]
Bad news Barry, by Rob Tate. p. 16. [Sports Rant about Barry Bond's steroid use and bad attitude.]
Hockey looks for new Grizzlies, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 17. [Athletics: OU hockey team looks to new season and for new players.]
OU baseball welcomes coach, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Athletics: John Musachio is appointed head coach of the baseball team.]
Icky Awesome, by Nick Degel. p. 19. [Review of the White Stripes' new album, "Icky Thump."]
Talented, eh? by Crystal Nelson. p. 19. [Review of canadian singer Leslie Feist's new album "The Reminder."]
Auburn Hills serves up tasty food, by Nick Degel. p. 20. [Chartwells wins award at the Taste of Auburn Hills.]
Ragtime street fair new to Greenfield Village, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 21. [Music from the early 20th century will be featured at Greenfield Village.]
Celebration ends in shooting at Beacon Hill, by C.M. Graski. p. 21. [An accidental shooting left a student from Kettering University dead in an apartement near OU.]
Cultural experiences await in Detroit, by Crystal Nelson. p. 22. [Ethnic neighborhoods in Detroit offer a taste of the world.]
God bless the universe! by Alex Cherup. p. 23. [Humorous senerio of how humans would bond together if Earth was invaded by aliens.]


2007-08-15  [v. 33, no. 30]

Technology: Making us less than the sum of our parts. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Advances in technology can lead to a handicapped real-world life.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 5. [Student's opinions on parking, construction and landscaping on campus, Michael Vick and Karl Rove's resignation.]
OU professor indicted, by Paul Gully. p. 6. [Assistant professor Darrin Hanna accused of violating trade embargo with Iraq.]
OU bookstore now selling new explotation-free T-shirt brand, by C.M. Graski. p. 7. [OU's Barnes and Noble carries edun LIVE T-shirts.]
Big plans in store for OU's future, by Paul Gully. p. 8. [OU has good outlook for academic and athletic future.]
Back to the Past, by Rob Tate. p. 9. [Picture timeline of the last 10 years at OU.]
ARC aims to make Pontiac artsy, by Celeste Filiatrault. p. 10. [A committee of students, artists and professionals is hosting creative events in Pontiac.]
You'll be McLovin "Superbad", by C.M. Graski. p. 10. [Review and synopsis of summer movie "Superbad."]
Brussells eatery sprouts in Royal Oak, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 11. [Review of Bastone, a Belgium restaurant in Royal Oak.]
Pumpkins' latest is anything but smashing, by Nick Degel. p. 11. [Review of Smashing Pumpkin's album "Zeitgeist."]
In case you missed it..., by Rob Tate. p. 15. [Athletics: Changes in OU men's soccer schedule and softball/baseball tryouts.]
The athlete of the future? by Samantha Franz. p. 16-17. [An analysis of how extreme athletic measures affect the human body.]
OU political science student hits the books and gets a big break this summer, by C.M. Graski. p. 18. [Melissa Connollly attends the Democracy and World Politics Summer Research Program held at Oklahoma State University.]
Green cruise promotes alternative transportation, by C.M. Graski. p. 20. [Participants jog, stoll, skate and cycle down Woodward in third annual Green Cruise.]
Local high school students get political, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 21. [Rochester Hills Youth Council lets students be apart of city government.]
Wireless future for Oakland County, by C.M. Graski. p. 21. [Homes in Oakland County will be able to sign up for free wireless internet.]
I'm fortunetelling on you! by Alex Cherup. p. 22. [Opinon of fortune telling and other methods of predicting the future.]
Apocalypse Boring, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 23. [Humorous look at an end-of-the-world scenerio.]


2007-08-31  [v. 33, no. 31]

Become a true Grizzly, get involved on campus. Staff Editorial. p. 5. [Advice on getting involved in campus activities to provide a more united feel for students.]
OUSC Vice President: The time for action is now, by Jameelah Muhammad. p. 6. [OU's student Vice President speaks out about rising tuition prices and what students can do to fight them.]
Progressing for peace, Nick Degel. p. 8. [OU student Matthew Goricki plans to walk across the country in order to promote peace in the ending of the war in Iraq, as well as global warming.]
New Grizzlies get big greeting, by Vanessa Ross. p. 9. [Various events scheduled for Welcome Week.]
Board OKs $971 tuition hike, by Paul Gully. p. 10. [Reasons for the hike in tuition from various OU Administrators.]
Teens accelerate toward safety, by Adam Roberts. p. 11. [OU's parking lot was transformed for the Teen Driver Safety Summit.]
University to mark 50-year anniversary, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 12. [Details of OU's 50th Anniversary Appreciation Dinner.]
Meadow Brook to host singer Chris Carrabba, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. 12. [Musician Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional is set to perform at Meadow Brook.]
New park opens in Highland Township, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 13. [A new park will be opened by the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department.]
Jousting matches top off exciting Renaissance Festival, by C.M. Graski. p. 14. [Description of the annual Renaissance Festival in Hollygrove, Michigan.]
Dorm room decor for under $50, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 21. [Various methods to decorate one's dorm room while being money conscious.]
Back to school fashion 101, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 22. [Fall fashion trends are discussed.]
College can be smooth sailing, by Steve Stager. p. 23. [Ways students can manage their time in order to have a successful semester.]
Can't we all just get along, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 24. [Tips on keeping a positive relationship with one's roommate.]
Rising from the ashes, by Rob Tate. p. 25. [Athletics: Men's soccer team looks forward to a brighter season.]
Kristi times four, by Rob Tate. p. 26. [Athletics: Four girls who share the name Kristi are starters on the soccer team with solid skills.]
Loyal Golden Grizzly fan dies at 62, by Paul Gully. p. 26. [Athletics: Bob Walters, a dedicated Golden Grizzly basketball fan dies.]
One is the loneliest number, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 27. [Athletics: OU's volleyball team is looking forward to a new and better season.]
Running with the middle, by Samantha Franz. p. 27. [Athletics: New players are profiled, no senior students on the women's cross country team.]
Ready and roaring to go, by Samantha Franz. p. 28. [Athletics: Hopes for OU's men's and women's golf team.]
Sympathizing with a psycho: The childhood of Michael Myers, by Vicky Lefebvre. p. 31. [Review of Rob Zombies second remake of the cult classic "Halloween".]
Review of summer '07, by Alex Cherup. p. 32. [Various reviews of summer entertainment news.]
Introduction to College, by Joe Collarini. p. 33. [Reasons why Freshman year may be so difficult for some students.]


2007-09-12  [v. 33, no. 32]

Put parking problems in perspective. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Reasons why parking may not be as negative as it appears on campus.]
Failure in Iraq outweighs Petraeus' measure of success. p. 5. [Opinon peice as to why the war in Iraq is still unsuccessful.]
Greek life supports members and community, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 6. [Informative piece highlighting different sororities and fraternities on campus.]
Switch to Moodle finalized, by Adam Roberts. p. 8. [Change in e-learning from the host WebCT to Moodle.]
New dean focuses on the future, by C.M. Graski. p. 9. [Hopes and goals from Ron Sudol, new dean of College of Arts and Sciences.]
OU INC offers business aid to university, city, by Nick Degel. p. 10. [OU INC helps businesses to create new jobs in the state.]
Engineering biology new major, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 11. [After overwhelming student interest, Engineering Biology Major is added to curriculum.]
OU welcomes new mascot, celebrates 50 years, by Alex Cherup. p. 11. [OU's Golden Grizzlies retire old mascot and gain a new Golden Grizzly.]
Show off your scruff, by Elizabeth Perales. p. 12. [Rise in popularity of men's facial hair is discussed.]
Don't let acne get you down, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 13. [Tips and information about acne.]
Wanted: Green People, by Sara Kandel. p. 14. [Various ways to be conscious of the environment.]
The old college try, by Rob Tate. p. 16. [Athletics: Overview of OU's baseball collegiate try-outs.]
Volleyball sets win record, by Brittany Octinsky. p. 17. [Athletics: Golden Grizzlies volleyball team has won three consecutive games.]
The Oregon Trail, by Rob Tate. p. 18. [Athletics: OU's men's soccer team prepares to head out West to play in the Oregon State Classic.]

 


2007-09-19  [v. 33, no. 33]

Take advantage of sunny days and blue skies. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Reminder to enjoy the pleasant Fall weather as Winter is just around the corner.]
Provost's passion advances Oakland, by Adam Roberts. p. 6. [OU's Provost, Virinder Moudgil is profiled.]
Carrabba acoustic set gets raves from crowd, by Yvonne Szymczak. p. 6. [Review of Chris Carrabba's performance at Meadow Brook Music Festival.]
OU explores alternative energy, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 7. [OU's energy manager Jim Leidel discusses his plan to help OU save on annual energy costs and use.]
Peer partners assist in learning, by Vanessa Ross. p. 8. [OU's educational support for students is analyzed.]
Church challenges image of Christians, by C.M. Graski. p. 9. [Kensington Community Church employee creates new program encouraging Christians to own up to some of the stereotypes they may have fallen victim to.]
Campaigning for office, by Erin M. Sommerville. p. 11. [OU student, Jennifer Stein runs for Rochester Hills City Council.]
New art exhibit opens, by C.M. Graski and C.A. Filiatrault. p. 12. [Alumni, Jef Bourgeau's art is exhibited at the Oakland University Art Gallery.]
A student's prescription for good health, by Steve Staeger. p. 13. [Tips on how to stay healthy under a hectic schedule in the winter months.]
Split decision, by Samantha Franz. p. 16. [Athletics: Women's Golden Grizzlies soccer team takes their first shutout of the season against Bearcats of Cincinnati.]
Clipped in Corvalin, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Athletics: Men's Golden Grizzlies soccer team takes first loss of the season to UC-Davis Aggies.]
Volleyball split even on road, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: Overview of OU's volleyball team's Summit league play.]
Welcome to Grizzly Country, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Athletics: OU's Golden Grizzly golfers gain new head coach, Brian Costello.]
Martin Short's comedic talent to grace Flint Theater, by Alex Cherup. p. 20. [Comedian Martin Short is set to perform his musical comedy at the Whiting in Flint.]
Talking with a Rock Star, by Sara Kandel. p. 24. [Personal talk with Dashboard Confessional's front man, Chris Carrabba.]
Dane Cook gets funny with Jessica Alba, by Sara Kandel. p. 24. [Dane Cook's performance in the film "Good Luck Chuck" is reviewed.]
50 Cent's Walk of Shame, by Kristin Simovski. p. 25. [Negative review on 50 Cent's new album "Curtis".]
Second City's New Act, by C.M. Graski. p. 25. [Review of Second City's new act, "Night of the Living Debt."]
The bare truth about nudism, by Michael Palmer. [Guest Columnist describes his nudist tendencies, and the history of nudism.]
Operation American freedom, by Alex Cherup. [Protesters rally against the Bush Administration's recent uninvited epic in Iraq.]


2007-09-26  [v. 33, no. 34]

'Second Life' a first for OU, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 4-5. [OU professors are using "Second Life," a virtual world, to supplement classroom work.]
Free speech: What does it take to get people talking? Staff Editorial. p. 6. [A look at what freedom of speech really means.]
Good government requires an educated and involved citizenry, by Jordan Twardy. p. 7. [Guest Columnist encourages students to get involved in the election process.]
The Internet: a soon-to-ne endangered resource? by Chuck Kanouse. p. 7. [Challenges as the internet and bandwidth increases.]
Cooley to depart from OU, by Paul Gully. p. 8. [Cooley Law School relocated fro OU's campus to Auburn Hills.]
CPR training may set a world record at OU, by C.M. Graski. p. 9. [A mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation day is planned to he held at OU for 2,500 to 3,500 people.]
Construction to begin on collapsed culvert, by Nick Degel. p. 10. [Construction on an important part of campus drainage system will cost OU $595,000.]
ARC to aid in career choices, by Rena Petrashko. p. 10. [The Advising Resource Center designed a workshop for undecided students.]
Computer to boost OU chemistry, by C.M. Graski. p. 11. [OU's chemistry department to receive a customized SGI Altix 450 high-performance computer.]
Recycling is mission of Environmental Coalition, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 11. [OU Environmental Coalition focuses on recycling, waste reduction and energy conservation.]
State implements new program aimed at young drivers and parents, by Alexis Tomrell. p. 12.[New program developed in Michigan to keep parents more aware of their teen's driving habits.]
California college offers class through YouTube, by Ashley Derochers. p. 12. [A college in California is using YouTube to learn about pop culture.]
The fight is finished, by Tyler Cameron. p. 13. ["Halo 3" released at midnight at retailers across the nation.]
Martin Short shines despite minor technical difficulties, by Alex Cherup. p. 13. [Review of Martin Short's "A Musical Evening with Martin Short" that took place at the Whiting Theatre in Flint.]
How aware are you? by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 16. [Determining how much of your purchase of awareness-raising products actually goes to the cause.]
Brown bag your lunch to save money, by Yvonne Szyczak. p. 17. [Bringing your lunch to school can be healthier and save money.]
Swimming and diving looks to add ninth conference title under belt, by Samantha Franz. p. 18. [Athletics: Summary of positive swim team season, as well as hopes for future meets.]
Club hockey roaring to go once more, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: After winning their third national championship title in four years, the Golden Grizzlies men's hockey team is ready to play again.]
You win one, you lose one, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: After a fight on the soccer field, men's Golden Grizzly soccer player Ian Daniel receives red card.]
Women's soccer drops third straight game, by Dan Tallant. p. 20. [Athletics: The women's Golden Grizzly soccer team shows disappointment after three straight loses.]
Grizzlies drop two matches against Summit League Teams, by Dan Tallant. p. 21. [Athletics: Summary of women's volleyball team's recent games.]
Laughing Out Loud, by Sara Kandel. p. 22. [Interview with filmmakers, the Farrelly brothers.]
The Beastie Boys double up in Detroit, by Alex Cherup. p. 22. [Review of the band the Beastie Boys concert held at the Fillmore Theatre in Detroit.]
A graphic look at classic tales, by Andry Kozlowski. p. 23. [Review of the newest 'Hellboy' comic, "Hellboy Volume 7: The Troll Witch and Others".]
Playing the Stereotype, by Sara Kandel. p. 23. [Actor Carlos Mencia's experience on filming the film 'The Heartbreak Kid'.]
Sound Bites, by Aaron Rajala. p. 23. [Review of the band Blaqk Audio's new album "Cexcells".]
Concentrate on Hillary Clinton's actions, not her womanness, by Nick Degel. p. 26. [Senior reporter discusses the difficulties in the general public seeing past Hillary Clinton as a woman and focusing on her politics.]
Lay off meat and vegetarians, by Mallory Lapanowski. p. 27. [Guest Columnist discusses her transformation into a vegetarian, and the various health benefits the diet has produced.]


2007-10-03  [v. 33, no. 35]

14 Michigan universities rally for funding in Lansing, by Kevin Alford. p. 4-5. [Hundreds of students from public universities across Michigan rally to protest the lack of funds for higher education.]
Free, fun, and right here - why not check out OU sports? Staff Editorial. p. 6. [As OU's sports team gain more prestige, attendance at games is still low.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 7. [Student's opinions on taxes, the president, lectures at OU, and Barry Bondys' 756th home run ball.]
University nurtures nature, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 8-9. [OU's nature preserve provides a place for biology and archeology students to do research.]
Hideaway home, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [Joseph and Verna Heitch live on land within OU but not part of it, wildlife from the preserve visits often.]
University amps up its security, by Nick Degel. p. 10. [OUPD works harder to keep campus safe in months after other campus shootings.]
Mayor of Rochester Hills kicks off leadership series, by C.M. Graski. p. 11. [OU alumnus speaks at CSA's Leadership Lecture Series.]
Burke lecture series to host Peter Singer, by Alex Cherup. p. 11. [Princeton University Professor of bioethics Peter Singer to speak at annual lecture.]
Not another 'B' flick, by Sara Kandel. p. 12. [Review of movie "Bee Movie" starring Jerry Seinfeld.]
Foo album offers variety and quality, by C.L. Nelson. p. 13. [Review of Foo Fighters album "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace."]
Do you know the 'Woodie?' by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 13. [MtvU "Woodie" nominations announced.]
Exploring the calm of commotion, by Olivia Olson. p. 13. [Review of Iron and Wine's album "The Shepherd's Dog."]
Campus Legends, by Nick Degel. p. 15. [Urban Legends about OU's campus.]
Local coffeehouse chain to change name to Bigby's, by Katey Meisner. p. 16. [Beaner's Coffee is changing its name because of derogatory connotation.]
The great divide, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: OU men's hockey team and defending club hockey champs open season 1-1.]
Sebby strikes again, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU men's soccer team loses to the University of Michigan but wins against Western Illinois.]
St. Louis to re-join team Oct. 27, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: Top scorer from last season, Stephan St. Louis, to re-join soccer team at end of season.]
Tomczyk, Hartwig help Oakland to tie, by Dan Tallant. p. 20. [Athletics: OU women's soccer team ties against Western Illinois.]
OU ready for closeup, by Samantha Franz. p. 20. [Athletics: OU men's basketball team has six televised games this season.]
Blue-collar practice, by Samantha Frans. p. 20. [Detroit Pistons to host open practice at O'Rena.]
Breaking away, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 21. [OU's billiards club open to all.]
Undergrad and engaged, by Steve Staeger. p. 22. [For some OU students, being engaged or married can lead to difficult situations.]
Stay fit without leaving your dorm room, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 23. [15-minute workout to keep you in shape.]
Burglars, Butts and bras, by Alex Cherup. p. 26. [Stories of toilet paper theft, Suzanne Butts and the theft of 350 bras from Victoria's Secret.]
Math students cry wolf, by Alex Wiggins. p. 27. [Guest Columnist explores reasons why many students complain about OU's math department, offers Academic Skills Center and Supplemental Instruction sessions as help.]


2007-10-10  [v. 33, no. 36]

History can prove to be a valuable guide. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [The relationship of history and humanity is discussed.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 5. [Student's opinions on campus improvements, President Gary Russi, the weather and the torturing terrorist detainees.]
OUSC President: Career Services needs relocation, by Rob Meyer. p. 5. [Student Congress President thinks Career Services needs to be relocated to a more central location in North Foundation.]
Wiesel lecture postponed, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. 6. [Lecture by Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel postponed when weather prevented his traveling.]
Talk challenges common beliefs, by Alex Cherup. p. 7. [Princeton professor speaks on his attitude towards the sacredness of human life.]
OU to host National Coming Out Day events, by C.M. Graski. p. 8. [A panel discussion will be hosted by PFLAG on Oct. 11 for National Coming Out Day.]
Health center to offer depression screening, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 8. [Graham Health Center offers free depression screenings as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week.]
OU reaches out to high schoolers, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [OU's "Go for the Gold" program allowed students and parents to tour OU and attend short presentations about the university.]
New theater season promises something for all, by C.M. Graski. p. 9. [Five very different play premier at MBT this season.]
New outdoor mall to open on Hall Road, by C.L. Nelson. p. 11. [Mall will offer new variety of stores to Macomb County and create thousands of local jobs.]
And you thought finals were hard... Everything you need to know about graduate school entrance exams, by Mark Medaugh. p. 12. [Information on various graduate school exams.]
Internet identity theft: learn how to prevent it and protect yourself, by Melissa Jones. p. 14. [Information about identity fraud and theft and how to avoid becoming a victim.]
New student organization's goal is to help out kids, by Erin M. Sommerville. p. 15. [Sophomore nursing student starts Hand in Hand, an organization to help feed children.]
Faithful fasting: student reflects on Ramadan experience, by Laura Fawaz. p. 15. [Commentary on the religious traditions of the month of Ramadan.]
O'Rena goes to work, by Samantha Franz. p. 16. [Pistons host annual open practice at OU this year.]
Better late than never, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [Athletics: OU men's soccer team beats Oral Roberts University in last few minutes of game.]
That's Tom-tastic, by Dan Tallant. p. 17. [Athletics: OU women's soccer beats Oral Roberts University 2-1.]
Oakland club hockey impeaches Presidents, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: OU's hockey team beats Washington Presidents.]
Beattie steps up, volleyball takes win against IUPUI, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: Volleyball team beats IUPUI when Hallie Beattie takes over setting position, playing it for the first time since seventh grade.]
Stealing the Show, by Victoria Lefebver. p. 20. [OU student develops a cross-genre style playing guitar and singing.]
Earle shares New York City love in new album, by Olivia Olson. p. 20. [Review of Steve Earle's album "Washington Square Serenade."]
Opeth fuses a soft sound into death metal, by Kristen Ann Szydlosk. p. 21. [Review of the Opeth album.]
Even better than the reality show, by Agatha Wolkowicz. p. 21. [Review of The Hills, a new bar and grille in Rochester Hills.]
Will-i-am disappoints in first solo album, by Mia Evans. p. 21. [Review of Will-i-am's album "Songs about Girls."]
Shut up, hang up and learn!, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 22. [Annoying things other students do in class.]
America: made for you and me?, by Adam Roberts. p. 23. [The ups and downs of living in America.]


2007-10-17  [v. 33, no. 37]

Oakland University President Gary Russi talks to the Post, by Kelly Kozlowski and Paul Gully. p. 4. [The Post interviews OU's president Gary Russi on various topics regarding the University, and his personal life.]
Lose the political labels and find yourself. Staff Editorial. p. 6. [Political labels are discussed as how they hinder a person's beliefs on certain issues.]
'All work and no play' can lead to an unhealthy life, by Valarie Cohen. p. 7. [The importance of taking care and rewarding oneself in a stressful life.]
Talking about trading, by Adam Roberts. p. 8. [Important talk of trade relations with Michigan and other locations, as well as the importance of OU's new major of international relations.]
Time capsule, photo contest wrap-up WOCOU, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 9. [Summary of the 50th Anniversary Digital Photography Contest held at OU, where students submitted digital photos; two separate categories were included: digital photos and time capsule photos.]
Describing Dad: Mitt Romney's son visits OU, by Alex Cherup. p. 9. [Josh Romney, Mitt Romneys son, walked around campus campaigning for his fathers Presidential election.]
Awareness conferences to promote cyber safety, by C.M. Graski. p. 10. [The NCSA, a division of Homeland Security based around cyber-space safety gave free conferences at OU as part of the Cyber Security Awareness Week.]
OU's Ph.D. program in counseling accredited, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 11. [Oakland University's doctoral program in counseling has now become an accredited program.]
OU's next Greek organization?, by Jess Dunsmore. p. 12. [Darius Gary and Matt Thomas are attempting to bring MUSTANG, a Greek Fraternity to OU's campus.]
Why buy when you can DIY?, by C.L. Nelson. p. 13. [Metro-Detroit DIY scene is growing, and can help people to take something old and make it new again.]
The Buzz On: Last minute, cheap and easy costume ideas, by Lauryn Torina. p. 15. [Three different easy to make Halloween costumes are explained.]
Frat House Hauntings, by Nick Degel. p. 16. [OU's frat house, Theta Chi's eery hauntings are discussed.]
OU struck by Madnezz, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [Athletics: OU's Midnite Madnezz took place featuring a new and improved mascot, logo, T-Shirts and radio deal.]
Making the late jump, by Dan Tallant. p. 18. [Athletics: OU senior, Jamie Hulet is second-place on the Golden Grizzlies women's soccer team for goals, assists and points this season, she is profiled.]
Offensive outburst, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU's Golden Grizzlies men's soccer team season is reviewed.]
Downward spiral, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 20. [Athletics: OU's volleyball team faces hard times as key players miss practice due to injuries and personal reasons.]
Give and take, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 20. [Athletics: OU's hockey team plays well, regardless of less advantages than opposing teams.]
Students displeased with prize distribution, by Paul Gully. p. 21. [Prizes distributed at OU's Midnight Madnezz seemed unfair to students because many prizes went to students affiliated with athletics.]
Tax increase sparks debate, by Katey Meisner. p. 22. [Various tax increases in Michigan disappoint Michiganders.]
Like a long music video, by Nick Degel. p. 24. [Review of the film 'Across the Universe' featuring the music and lyrics of The Beatles.]
No band needed, by Alex Cherup. p. 24. [Regina Spektor's performance at The Fillmore is reviewed.]
Blue grass fury, by Olivia Olson. p. 24. [Review of The Avett Brothers performance at the Eagle Theater.]
Unworthy Venue, by Alex Cherup. p. 24. [Review of Bob Dylan's performance at the Eastern Michigan Convocation Center.]
29 years of 'Halloween', by Mike Caravaggio. p. 25. [Information on the various 'Halloween' movie series.]
Like the B-52s...only good, by Dustin Alexander. p. 25. [Review of the band, The Pipettes, new album.]
Productive time wasting, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 26. [Websites that can be used to waste time online.]
Mr. Homecoming Queen, by Alex Cherup. p. 27. [Distressed caused over the election of a male homecoming queen in St. Louis, Mo.]


2007-10-24  [v. 33, no. 39]

In the name of the truth. Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Bob Woodward made a visit to OU to speak on journalism and the responsibility to present the truth to the public.]
Discovering the truth, by Paul Gully. p. 6. [Overview of talk given by Bob Woodward at OU for the Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities.]
Award-winning poet to read works at OU, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 7. [Poet Sharon Bryan is set to do a poetry reading for the Maurice Brown Poetry Reading series.]
OU welcome Regina Carter, by Nick Degel. p. 8. [Regina Carter, world renowned violinist and OU alum is set to teach this semester as artist-in-residence for OU's Department of Music.]
U.S. ambassador, OU alumnus speaks on Vietnam, by Paul Gully. p. 8. [OU Alum, Michael Michalak, U.S. ambassador to Vietnam was treated to a luncheon where he gave a lecture on U.S. relations with Vietnam.]
Mall opening forces classes to cancel, by Adam Roberts. p. 9. [The opening of Partridge Creek mall left students and faculty in an uproar because Macomb Community College allotted the mall parking spaces, without the knowledge of anyone at the OU University Center, causing extreme parking problems.]
Challenging market standards, by C.M. Graski. p. 10. [Fair trade vs. free trade is discussed.]
Racing toward a goal, by Adam Roberts. p. 12. [OU's English Department professors took place in a marathon against other Colleges, OU took second place.]
The Buzz on: Local 'haunts' with good eats, by Ann Petrous. p. 15. [Various haunted Inns and restaurants are covered are exposed.]
Breezing through the Summit League, by Rob Tate. p. 16. [Athletics: Golden Grizzlies men's soccer team season is reviewed.]
Injuries, suspensions mounting up, by Rob Tate. p. 16. [Athletics: Golden Grizzlies men's soccer team discusses the impact on player injuries on the season.]
Thunderbirds spark diffused, by Samantha Franz. p. 17. [Athletics: Golden Grizzlies women's soccer team season is reviewed.]
Dumped in Delaware, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: Golden Grizzlies men's hockey team season is discussed.]
Tour de Oakland, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p 18. [Athletics: OU's new cycling club's training and hopes for the future are expressed.]
Duquette breaks school record in loss, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 19. [OU's Golden Grizzlie's volleyball team is high up on winnings, and Lauren Duquette broke her own school record for digs in a single season.]
Rochester Hills planning new money-saving facility, by Liz Perales. p. 21. [All DPS vehicles will now be stored in an inside facility to avoid wear and tear on the vehicles from outdoor elements.]
Defining a diversity of talent-Wilco in concert, by Alex Cherup. p. 23. [Review of band 'Wilco's concert.]
A dependable sound marks another Jimmy success, by Victoria Lefebvre. p. 23. [Review of Jimmy Eats World new album "Chase This Light."]
Ascending to Nu heights, by Aaron Rajala. p. 23. [Review of the band Otep's new album "The Ascension".]
Addiction, loss and love in 'Things we lost in the Fire', by Yvonne Szymczak. p. 24. [Review of the film 'Things we lost in the Fire.']
Stan Lee's 'Iron Man promises a dose of action and comedy, by Ed Koury. p. 24. [Review of Stan Lee's new film, 'Iron Man.']
Kenna's music is great but not categorical, by Aaron Rajala. p. 24. [Review of artists Kenna's second album "Make Sure They See My Face."]
A killer on stage, by C.M. Graski. p. 25. [Summary of the stage adaptation of the film 'Halloween' put on at OU's Lab Theater.]
Class registration blues, by Adam Roberts. p. 26. [Mouthing off writer goes through the various difficulties and methods that students have/do in order to register for classes.]
Wings 'Fire on Ice' a dud, by Erica Banas. p. 27. [The lack of ticket sales for the Detroit Red Wings opening games is discussed.]


2007-10-31  [v. 33, no. 40]

Implement the theatrics of Halloween on a daily basis, Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Halloween theatrics can be used daily to connect with others and remove stress.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 5. [Student's opinions on FEMA, OU basketball, bias in the news, and Detroit Tiger's Edgar Renteria.]
Gaming Guild offers old-fashioned fun to today's gamers, by Adam Roberts. p. 5. [Gaming Guild plays a variety of games and breaks the typical "gamer" stereotype.]
OU's lady Grizzlies take the floor, by Rob Tate. p. 6. [Athletics: Preview of this years OU women's basketball team.]
Men's team sporting new talent, by Samantha Franz. p. 7. [Athletics: Preview of this years OU men's basketball team.]
Nelson nets new role, by Adam Roberts. p. 8. [Athletics: Profile of OU basketball player Derick Nelson.]
Junior guard ready to take the lead, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 8. [Athletics: Profile of OU basketball player Jessica Pike.]
Staff picks. p. 9. [Athletics: Staff picks for 2007-08 basketball season and an interview with OU basketball broadcaster Mario Impemba.]
Road closed for repairs, by Adam Roberts. p. 10. [A drain system collapsed under Meadow Brook Drive causes the road to be closed for repairs.]
Libraries team up to host poetry slam, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 11. [Kresge Library and Auburn Hills Public Library are hosting a poetry slam at OU.]
A Grizzdance hopeful. p. 11. [Profile of Grizzdance filmmaker Yvonne Szymczak.]
Murder at Meadow Brook, by C.M. Graski. p. 12. [A Murder Mystery Dinner in the form of a wedding reception will take place at Meadow Brook Hall for OU students and guests.]
Library explores new cafe project, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 13. [An OUSC survey revealed that most students would utilize a coffee shop in Kresge Library.]
The Buzz on Gettin' Involved, by Kristen Ann Szydloski. p. 15. [Descriptions of volunteer organizations in the community.]
Darfur exhibit comes to Detroit, by C.M. Graski. p. 16. [A photo-essay showing the conflict and culture of Sudan is on display at the Detroit Public Library.]
Interfaith groups respond to Iraq war, by Laura Fawaz. p. 17. [Organizations team up at the University of Michigan to promote justice.]
Life without wheat, by Erin M. Sommerville. p. 18. [Explanation of Celiac Disease and gluten-free food suggestions.]
'New kids on the block', by Phreddy Wischusen. p. 19. [OU students to participate in Pontiac art show.]
Oakland clinches start of Summit League, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Athletics: OU men's soccer team beats IUPUI to land No. 1 seed in this year's conference tournament.]
OU Hockey wins overtime thriller over EMU, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 21. [Athletics: Hockey team beats Easter Michigan University.]
Golden Grizzlies tie Wolverines, by Dan Tallant. p. 21. [Athletics: Women's soccer team ties with the University of Michigan.]
Hilltoppers too much for OU, by Samantha Franz. p. 22. [OU swim teams get first loss against Western Kentucky.]
Cross country teams rise, fall in finals, by Samantha Franz. p. 22. [Athletics: Men's cross country team places second at championship, women's sixth.]
Volleyball team has rough weekend, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 23. [Athletics: Volleyball team loses to North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University.]
The great sushi review, by Susan Milan. p. 24-25. [Five local sushi restaurants are put to the test.]
Sushi 101, by Susan Milan. p. 24. [Tips for people new to sushi restaurants.]
Backstreet Boys are 'unbreakable', by Ann Petrous. p. 25. [Review of Backstreet Boy's new album "Unbreakable."]
Same story, still funny, by Mark Medaugh. p. 25. [Synopsis of upcoming move "Dan in Real Life" starring Steve Carell.]
My hour on the senator's throne, by Alex Cherup. p. 26. [Mouthing Off editor Alex Cherup's experience in the infamous bathroom stall that was the place of senator Larry Craig's scandal.]
Media ignores important candidate, by Michael Palmer. p. 27. [Guest Columnist shares his view on overlooked presidential candidate Ron Paul.]


2007-11-07  [v. 33, no. 41]

Size matters -- the smaller, the better, Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Small universities offer smaller class sizes and more attention from professors.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 5. [Student's opinions on the First Amendment, illegal immigration, presidential candidates and the Detroit Lions.]
History is our story, and greatest ally, by Greg Lacey. p. 5. [What we can learn from our history.]
DMC at OU, by Alex Cherup and Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 6. [Rapper to speak at OU.]
Students prepare for careers, by Nick Degel. p. 7. [Program to help students gain an edge in the work place.]
Annual letter campaign to fight children's cancer, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 8. [OU has 3rd annual Up 'til Dawn fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.]
A Grizzdance hopeful. p. 8. [Profile of Grizzdance filmmaker Sadeer Farjo.]
Partnership with Botswana opens new doors, by Adam Roberts. p. 9. [OU to host guest students from Africa.]
Barnett wins Rochester HIlls in landslide , by Tyler Cameron. p. 11. [Rochester Hills general election features candidates with OU ties.]
Meet your radio hosts. p. 12-13. [WXOU radio programs and student's favorite radio stations.]
Dealing with diabetes, by C.M. Graski. p. 14. [Information on diabetes and how two OU students deal with their illness.]
Taking on the D.C. triathlon, by Adam Roberts. p. 15. [Senior Whitney Sughrou participated in a triathlon to raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma.]
Oakland reaches peak, by Dan Tallant. p. 16. [Athletics: OU women's soccer team holds No. 2 seed in Summit League Tournament.]
OU melting pot, by Rob Tate. p. 17. [Athletics: Column on the diversity of OU men's soccer team.]
Kranker's late goal lifts Golden Grizzlies, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 18. [Athletics: Oakland beats Central Michigan University in a close game.]
Wright place, wrong time, by Samantha Franz. p. 19. [Athletics: OU defeats Wright State in the last home meet of the 2007 season.]
OU blanked agin, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 19. [Athletics: Volleyball team's losing streak extended to 15 games.]
The best of local music, by Aaron Rajala. p. 20. [Local bands Downers, Lee Marvin Computer Arm, The Hat Madder, and Mayday are featured.]
Lyrics written in Rainbows, by Kellie Riddell. p. 21. [Review of Radiohead's new album "In Rainbows."]
Truly Charmed, by Ann Petrous. p. 21. [Review of Charmparticles new album "Alive in the Hot Spell."]
Britney's Back, by Lindsey Wojcik. p. 21. [Review of Britney Spears new album "Blackout."]
Drama with meaning, by Sarah Lang. p. 21. [Review of movie "Lions for Lambs" starring Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and Tom Cruise.]
Lies my preacher told me, by Michael Palmer. p. 22. [Guest columnist' s views on religion.]


2007-11-14  [v. 33, no. 42]

The houses that OU built, by Paul Gully and Nick Degel. p. 4-5. [Several OU staff members have concerns regarding the faculty subdivision.]
Overcome your wants, understand your needs, Staff Editorial. p. 6. [Consumerism is what fuels today's generation.]
Four on Four: four panelists share their take on four topics. p. 7. [Student's opinions on the Hollywood writers strike, toy recalls, Thanksgiving and the Detroit Pistons.]
Gear up for Grizzdance, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 8. [2007 film festival to feature new awards and student events.]
DMC gets real on hip-hop today, by Alex Cherup. p. 9. [Rapper shares his thoughts and frustrations with rap today.]
WXOU gets enhanced signal, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 10. [The WXOU signal, which has been malfunctioning since 2006, is fixed.]
Crafters sought for OC arts, crafts fair, by Adam Roberts. p. 10. [Vendors wanted for the annual Oakland Center Art, Book and Gift Fair.]
OU alumna releases new book, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 11. [Sandra Agazzi Chimenti gives motivational lecture that encourages audience to aim high in life.]
Uncertainty lingers on budget despite recent break, by Nick Degel. p. 11. [OU gets a deferred payment of $4.9 million from state.]
The competitive edge, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 13. [OU students compete at the National Collegiate Figure Skating Championship.]
Taking center stage, by C.M. Graski. p. 14. [Business major, Lee Bushman, stars in musical "Steel Pier."]
Multitasker 'steels' the show, by C.M. Graski. p. 15. [Music,theatre and dance major takes the female lead in the musical "Steel Pier."]
What to do? p. 16-17. [Things to do around OU's campus.]
Reaching the Boyle-ing point, by Dan Tallant. p. 18-19. [Athletics: Junior Jessica Boyle wins Summit League Championship Tournament's Most Valuable Player and scores three goals to help win tournament.]
Oakland ties UMKC in Summit League regular season finale, by Rob Tate. p. 19. [Athletics: OU and UMKC plan to meet in first round of conference tournament.]
Yo, Adrian! by Samantha Franz. p. 20. [Athletics: OU men's basketball loses to Wisconsin-Green Bay but wins against Adrian College.]
Coming out on fire, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Athletics: OU women's basketball defeats Columbia University in season opener.]
Volleyball closes out record season, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 21. [Athletics: OU Volleyball team finishes season with best record since 1998.]
Not so g-r-r-reat, by Samantha Franz. p. 21. [Athletics: OU swim teams lose against Princeton University.]
Hockey dominates at Robert Morris, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 22. [Athletics: OU Hockey team takes home trophy from Robert Morris College Showcase.]
Clinton speaks on world issues, by Sara Kandel. p. 23. [Former president speaks on religion, disease and health care at an event in Detroit.]
WSU receives federal grant, by Gus Burns. p. 24. [Wayne State University receives $2.5 million to be used for treatment and research for area HIV and AIDS patients.]
Barnett, Talbert honored by elections, by C.M. Graski. p. 24. [An OU alum and special instructor elected to city positions in Rochester Hills.]
with great responsibility comes 'Great Decisions', by Sean Garner. p. 25. [The World Affairs Council is hosting an eight-part series on issues of economic importance.]
Local food banks, charities need help reaching goals, by C.M. Graski and Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 25. [Gleaner's Community Food Bank and Forgotten Harvest are struggling to meet their monetary-donations goal.]
Presenting Kevin Drew, by Nick Degel. p. 26. [Review of the album "Spirit if..." by Broken Social Scene.]
Enter Shikari: Not for all, by Ann Petrous. p. 26. [Review of the album "Take To The Skies" by Enter Shikari.]
Music of a bloodied barber, by Grace Gahman. p. 27. [Synopsis of upcoming musical "Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."]
Night of the comical zombies, by T.H. Wiethorn and Grace Gahman. p. 27. [Review of traveling show "Night of the Living Dead: The Musical."]
Country star Patty Griffin releases hit concert DVD, by Olivia Olson. p. 27. [Review of Patty Griffin's concert DVD "Live At the Artist's Den."]
Something happened... by C.M. Graski. p. 28. [Satire on the lack of opinion in the profession of journalism.]
Know to who you pray, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 29. [Rebuttal to Michael Palmer's article "Lies my preacher told me."]


2007-11-28  [v. 33, no. 43]

Don't let the stress of the season get you down, Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Focus energy on completing end of semester projects instead of complaining about them.]
Media perpetuated Imus' sexism, by Nick Degel. p. 5. [Perspective on Don Imus' sexually and racially degrading comments.]
The Cold War is over, but the arms race isn't, by Michael Palmer. p. 5. [Nuclear warheads still present and dangerous in today's society.]
Understanding Evil, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. 6-7. [Professor's book presents new theories on evil and its causes.]
University awards honorary doctorate, by Nick Degel. p. 8. [Honorary doctorate awarded to former OU Board of Trustee Member and director of OU Foundation Stephan Sharf.]
Group aims to alter disability stereotypes, by Jared Purcell. p. 9. [STUD works to help students understand each other better.]
Let the city shine, by Tyler Cameron. p. 11. [Millions of lights adorn building in Downtown Rochester.]
The booze overload, by Stacie Bartman. p. 12. [When to stop drinking and identifying the signs of an alcohol problem.]
Save your pennies this holiday season, by Tim Rath. p. 13. [Learn how to shop for gifts without overspending or piling up debt.]
High-end fashion for less money, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 14. [Designers launch new lines at department store prices.]
Conquering Sparta, by Rob Tate. p. 19-20. [Athletics: Men's soccer team defeats Michigan State, advances to second round of NCAA College Cup against Notre Dame.]
Parsons turns things around in 2007, by Rob Tate. p. 20. [Athletics: After a losing 2006 season, coach Gary Parsons re-tailors his roster.]
OU almost crashes Sparty party, by Samantha Franz. p. 21. [Athletics: OU men's basketball loses in a close game with Michigan State University.]
Mistakes hinder Grizzlies' upset chances, by Adam Roberts. p. 21. [Athletics: Commentary on the OU versus MSU basketball game.]
Oakland defeats CMU, looks forward to Georgia, by Rob Tate. p. 22. [Athletics: Women's basketball team defeats Central Michigan University.]
Catching up over break, by Samantha Franz. p. 23. [Athletics: Update of athletic events that took place over Thanksgiving break.]
Giving the grade, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 23. [Athletics: Club hockey shows a lot of promise, but could improve aspects of game.]
Country starlet play Mich., by Ashley Ann Desrochers. p. 24. [Taylor Swift play in Michigan for her last concert stop of 2007.]
Mario makes a hit comeback, by Andy Kozlowski. p. 25. ["Super Mario Galaxy" celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Wii.]
Behind 'The Mist': A talk with the film's director, by Yvonne Szymczak. p. 25. [Behind the scenes look at the movie based on Stephen King's "The Mist."]
Another attempt at getting inside Dylan, by Alex Cherup. p. 26. [Movie tries to portray the true Bob Dylan.]
The alien world of Black Friday, by C.M. Graski. p. 27. [Reporter describes his Black Friday shopping experience.]
Good luck, Chuckabee, by Alex Cherup. p. 28. [Chuck Norris endorses presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in video.]
The quest for turducken, by Adam Roberts. p. 29. [Description of student's Thanksgiving experience making a turducken.]


2007-12-05  [v.33, no. 44]

YouTube debates don't deliver, Staff Editorial. p. 4. [Presidentail debates on YouTube deemed to be more political than grass root.]
Research is goal at OU, by Kelly Kozlowski. p. 6-7. [Monetary awards give students the opportunity to do professional research.]
Dance concert a mix of styles, by Vicky Lefebver. p. 7. [Annual Fall Dance Concert takes place at Varner Hall.]
Man faces charges in robbery attempt, by Nick Degel. p. 8. [Suspect tried to steal bag and laptop from OU student.]
Macomb 2 Oakland is recognized with award, by Adam Roberts. p. 8. [Program is recognized at the best college transfer program in Michigan.]
Holiday fair offers unique gifts, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 9. [Vendors sell holiday gifts in the OC to give students the opportunity to shop between classes.]
The Loov gives artists unique workspace, by Erin Sommerville. p. 10. [A local store acts as a space for artists to work.]
'Peace Nomad' returns home for holidays, by Nick Degel. p. 11. [Matthew Goricki makes changes to his route and views as he continues his peace walk.]
December celebrations: Bringing Jewish history to light, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 13. [Jake Isley, VP of the Jewish Student Organization shares the historical significance of Hannukah.]
'Tis the season for giving back, by Jesse Dunsmore. p. 14. [Kevin Huges shares how his family gives back at Christmas.]
Stay fit over break, by Tim Rath. p. 15. [Tips to avoid gaining holiday weight.]
Personalize your gifts this holiday, by Tim Rath. p. 16. [Gift ideas broken down by the traits people poses.]
Year in review, compiled by Stacie Bartman and Tracy Wawrzyniak. p.17-20. [Recaps of the years biggest headlines, events, and events around campus.]
One of the best things about cold places: Winter fashion, by Shaneia Caldwell. p. 22-23. [Clothing and accessory trends for the season.]
Florida State stomped, by Samantha Franz. p. 24. [Athletics: OU Women's basketball lands upset in third attempt against an AP Top-25 team.]
Grizzlies bowl over Falcons, by Samantha Franz. p. 25. [Athletics: OU men's basketball team beats Bowling Green State University.]
Time to step up, by Rob Tate. p. 26. [Athletics: Editor Rob Tate discusses if Oakland is good enough to be in the Big Ten.]
OU soccer comes up short at Notre Dame in College Cup, by Rob Tate. p. 26. [Athletics: OU soccer team loses to Notre Dame in soccer tournament.]
Close call, by Brittany Ochtinsky. p. 27. [Athletics: Hockey club beats Grand Valley State University.]
Sorting out sounds, by Nick Degel and Andy Kozlowski. p. 28. [Reviews of music group The Hives and singer Alizee.]
Music for everybody, every mood, by Nick Degal. p. 29. [Reviews of "Gospel Hymns for Agnostics and Athiests" by Cesar Pink and the Imperial Orgy and "Dreaming Out Loud" by OneRepublic.]
Feature presentations, by Tameka Citchen. p. 29. [Synopsis of new movies "I am Legend" and "National Treasure: Book of Secrets."]
Just can't wait to be on stage, by Steve Staeger. p. 30. [Disney on Broadway's "The Lion King" comes to Detroit.]
Reviving an old favorite in time for the new, by Ed Koury. p. 30. [Motley Crue biography, "The Dirt" to be released.]
The Best of holiday films, by Tracy Wawrzyniak. p. 31. [List of favorite holiday flims.]
Drug war...what is it good for?, by Michael Palmer. p. 32. [Guest columnist argues the legalization of all drugs could result in a more prosperous society.]
Mr. Boogeyman, scare Mr. Bush, by Alex Cherup. p. 33. [Fictional letter to the Boogeyman regarding President Bush.]


 

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