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Oakland Post

Oakland University's Independent Student Newspaper

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2012

2012-01-04 Vol. 38, no. 17

Cheers to the new year. Staff editorial. p. 4. [Anticipating upcoming projects, plans and events on campus for 2012]
OUSC: 'Fall semester was historic', by Ben Eveslage and Elisa Malile, OUSC President and Vice President. p. 5. [Student Congress past year achievements and upcoming events for new year]
New program provides job opportunities, by Raymond Andre. p. 7. [Financial planning certification program new at Oakland]
Helping female professors, by Misha Mayhand. p. 8. [Grant to conduct research and implement a plan to hire more female professors in OU's science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments]
Campus Briefs, by Sarah Hunton. p. 8. ["Freedom from Smoking", Guest Scholar to lecture on Arthur Miller, Rec Center offers free yoga and pilates classes]
Exclusive site offers students new online advantage, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [Fourpt is a new web site created by student David Jakowenko that allows OU community to access note sharing, professor rating and to buy and sell textbooks]
Winter Career Fair brings potential employers to OU, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 10.
OU students benefit from Oxford program, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 11. [British Studies at Oxford Program offers students opportunity to earn credits studying at Brasenose College in Oxford, England]
Top 11 of 2011, by Nichole Seguin and Megan Semeraz. p. 12-13. [Headline making campus events]
Rival Crashes Party, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 14. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
From campus to Congress, by Raymond Andre. p. 16. [Professor Preston Brooks announces candidacy for Michigan's Eighth Congressional District]
College high costs, budget cuts threatens Michigan's future, by Ali Armstrong. p. 17.
Follow the Music, by Clare LaTorre. p. 18. [Student Stephanie Sokol photographs fellow student musicians and posts pics on her website: www.stepanieannsokol.word-press.com]
Good eats on a student budget, by Justin Colman. p. 19. [Restaurant review of Shehrzad Mediterranean Grill located in downtown Rochester]
Playwright brings 'nunsense' to OU, by Jordan Gonzales. p. 20. [Meadow Brook Theatre production of "Nunset Boulevard", the 7th and final sequel of "Nunsense"]
Work, play keep students at OU on break, by Jessica McLean. p. 21. [Life on campus during holiday break]
Break? What the heck is that?, by Jordan Reed. p. 24. [Satire]
GOP members ready to rumble, by Raymond Andre. p. 24. [Satire]


2012-1-11  [v. 38, no.18]

Focus more on students, less on creating buildings. Staff editorial. p. 4.
Individual contributions can create pride in the university, by Laura Klein. p. 5.
Why yes, my major is important - leave me alone, by Rachel Ritzenthaler. p. 5.
Hiring in the experts, by Megan Semeraz. p. 7. [OU faculty hiring and firing process]
Man banned from campus after brandishing knife at students, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 7.
OU ranked 4th safest Michigan campus, by Sarah Hunton. p. 8. [OUPD take proactive approach to campus safety]
New program helps ISE grads, by Raymond Andre. p. 9. [Graduate Certificate in Productivity Improvement or "4-pack"]
The history of ISE at OU, by Raymond Andre. p. 9.
Faculty and students side-by-side research, by Kevin Graham. p. 10.
Ghana study abroad program added to summer line-up, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 11. [OU students given opportunity to study at Woma's Dagara Music Center in Ghana]
College Democrats back in time for 2012 election
, by Ray Andre. p. 11. [OUCD active again on campus]
Around the Summit League, by Bryan Everson. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Decorating the city of Royal Oak, by Misha Mayhand. p.13. [Arts commission is approved by Royal Oak City Commission]
Proposed Troy transit center creates controversy at City Council meeting, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 14.
Student volunteers cross borders, by Clare LaTorre. p. 15. [OU's first international community service student organization, Medical Brigades spent time volunteering in the Honduras]
Making music child's play, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 16. [Department of Music hosting daylong intensive events geared at high school students]
Film adaption sells story short, by George Larkins. p. 17. [Movie review for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo]
Can I get a redo on that resolution? by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]

 


2012-1-18  [v. 38, no.19]

Increase in campus crime calls for extra precautions. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Consider accessibility when making decisions, by Kevin Graham. p. 4. [Disabled students concerns with campus access]
The renovations to the Oakland Center were not pointless, they were necessary, by Richard Feckel. p. 4.
Students win Keeper of the Dream scholarships, by Sarah Hunton. p. 5. [Winners of the award: Ben Eveslage, Subha Hanif, Tara Michener]
Student thefts increase, by Nichole Seguin. p. 6. [Recent larceny incidents and tips on how to avoid becoming a victim]
Graham Counselling Center offers free mental health tests, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [Health center event in Oakland Center has goals to increase student awareness of counselling services available]
Educational Resource Lab welcomes rare book collection, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7. [ERL hosting "Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities" exhibit]
MLK service project inspires unity through service, by Raymond Andre. p. 8. [OU participated in the United Way's National Day of Service]
Recreation Center offers range of classes to reach fitness goal, by Kevin Graham. p. 9.
Speaker to talk about Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Miller, by Natalie Popovski. p. 9. [Guest speaker Nathan Abrams visits Oakland]
Campus briefs, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [Thomas Paine lecture, Past, present, future of African American Greek organizations, Chinese New Year, MLK Day of Service, OU Homecoming]
Building a better campus, by Natalie Popovski and Kevin Graham. p. 10-11. [O'Dowd Hall, Human Health Building, Oakland Center and Hannah Hall building updates]
Weekend Warriors, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's and women's basketball]
Around the Summit League, by Bryan Everson. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
The Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics]
Art exhibit attracts aliens, robots, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 15. [Local art exhibit 'Eye for an Eye' featuring mixed media artists Adam Klimek and Anthony Callis]
Exploring the evolution of life, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 16. [Life on Earth Exhibit at Cranbrook Institute of Science]
Racing into the auto show, by Ali Armstrong. p. 16. [OU SAE have both 2010 and 2011 racing cars on display at North American International Auto Show]
Flipping over the right card, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 17. [Sophomore electrical engineering major Justin Green pursues mini-career as a magician]
The adventure continues, by Jessica McLean. p. 18. [Student Michael Morris co-founded nonprofit organization Forever Adventure; a source of support for young adults pursuing the arts]
Working in fast food is the most demanding 'career', by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]


2012-1-25  [v. 38, no.20]

Take advantage of the 'free' things you already pay for. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Benefits on campus free to students]
Students: get involved with Greek life, by Austin Oard. p. 4. [Advantages of joining fraternities and sororities]
SAIL should allow students with holds on their accounts to add/drop classes, by Bryan Williams. p. 4.
OU hosts first sexual orientation, gender identity education seminar, by Sarah Hunton. p. 5. [SOGI conference]
Grizzpose variety show to raise funds for school in India, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 5. [OU Housing hosting show with goal of raising $7,500; which will go towards building a school in Bihar, India]
Campus briefs, by Sarah Hunton. p. 5. [Student leaders needed, "The Cove" director to speak, SAGA to host "Everyday
Feminism"coffee chat, "Assessment for Learning" School of Education and Human Services workshop]
Online system eliminates paper course catalogue, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [Launch of ACALOG system]
Internship mixer helps students explore careers, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6. [Career Services hosting event to bring employers and students together for internship opportunities]
Homecoming events come to campus, by Eric Ratkowski and Natalie Popovski. p. 6. [OUSC Tailgate, Family Fun Festival, Guard the Grizz and Car Smash]
On-campus students benefit from dorm living, by Madeline Loshaw. p. 7. [West Vandenberg fifth floor residents have their own campus community]
Christianity and Islam talk speaks to similarities of the two, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8. [Center for Multicultural Initiatives hosts event; "Christianity and Islam: The Link"]
The year of the dragon, by Jessica McLean. p. 9. [Chinese New Year celebrations at OU]
On the Campus Pea Coats, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 10-11. [Pictorial of students wearing popular coat on campus]
Humm: I am living my dream, by Emma Claucherty. p. 12. [Athletics: Spotlight on student Taylor Humm; soccer and track athlete]
Creating compliance, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Baseball players issued minor in possession citations by OU Police department causes examination of rules for student athletes]
The Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14.
Reinventing the superhero, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 15. [Local artist Lee Gaddies gives instruction and advice on creating a comic book to middle and high school students at Royal Oak Public Library]
From Purple Rose to silver screen, by Damien Dennis. p.17. [Spotlight on student Laura Klosterhaus]
Local restaurant Red Olive is a gold star, by Justin Colman. p. 18. [Restaurant review]
NYC inspiration in Detroit, by Clare LaTorre. p. 19. [OU Art Gallery's latest exhibit "Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting"]
Braving the Detroit auto show, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]
Abandon ship or abandon all hope
, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-2-01  [v. 38, no.21]

OUSC should not have forgotten about elections. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Advertising for OU Student Government positions should have happened sooner]
Take a stand on controversial issues, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 4. [Election year debates on controversial subjects]
Please don't censor the Internet, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 5. [Editorial on government-restricted SOPA and PIPA acts]
Here today, gone a year after graduation, by Shawn Minnix. p. 5. [Editorial on University e-mail addresses and why graduates should not lose theirs]
Historic $21 million donation made to OU, by Jordan Gonzelaz. p. 6. [Donation designated for engineering and medical schools]
Recent Benefactors of Oakland University, by Sarah Hunton. p. 6. [Maggie Allesee, Ann Nicholson, Dennis and Carlotta Pawley and Stephan Sharf]
Director, activist Louis Psihoyos visits campus, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 7. [Academy Award winning director of documentary "The Cove" speaker at OU]
OUSC extends deadline for candidacy, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [Deadline to submit candidacy forms for OUSC election extended]
The Palace to rub elbows with AMA for student internship opportunities, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 8.
OUCARES Strikers bowl first game of the season, by Rachel Ritzenthaler. p. 9. [Bowling league for autistic adults first for OU organization]
Campus Briefs, by Sarah Hunton. p. 9. [New business lunch series, How to stop worrying workshop, Organic farming discussion and luncheon open to studens, Undergraduate summer program available to science students]
Students, alumni celebrate homecoming weekend, by Nichole Seguin, Shannon Coughlin and Lex Lee. p. 10-11. [Pictorial of homecoming events]
Grizzly-sized honor, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 12. [Athletics: Coaches Pete Hovland and Greg Kampe inducted into Hollie L. Lepley Hall of Honor]
Second half spoils Carnago's record night, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
The Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Oakland facing Illinois State in ESPM Bracket Buster, OU swimming and diving teams wins big on Senior Day, Jones wins threee events at IPFW Quadrangular meet]
Gardening with history, by Sarah Hunton. p. 15. [Local garden center Goldner Walsh Nursery spotlighted]
Comedy film festival at local theaters encourages audience interaction, by Natalie Popovski. p. 16. [Laugh Out Loud Short Film Festival hosted by Emagine Theatre of Rochester Hills running through March 26]
Much Ado About Shakespeare, by Clare LaTorre. p. 17. [MTD Varner Studio production of classic "Much Ado About Nothing"]
Caps on campus, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 19. [Trends in hats on campus pictorial]
Know your sport: The Super Bowl for dummies, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]


2012-2-08  [v. 38, no.22]

Your voice. Heard. Just kidding. Staff editorial. p. 3. [OUSC spending too much on programming]
What about donating to liberal arts?, by Sean Moran / guest columnist. p. 4.
Arrests pursued for January's crimes, by Sarah Hunton. p. 5. [OU recent crimes under investigation]
Current OUSC administration not running again, by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Benjamin Eveslage and Elisa Malile to serve only one term]
Speed networking tips and tricks, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 6. [Career Services offers class on how to prepare for speed networking job event]
Grizzlies Racing team gears up for competition, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7. [Grizzlies Racing team working on GRX 2 car and preparing for upcoming tournament at Michigan International Speedway]
Music lecturer passes away at age of 59, by Nichole Seguin and Megan Semeraz. p. 7. [Professor Ron DeRoo dies unexpectedly]
Energy management program gives students an edge, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8.
Economics department makes changes to curriculum, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 9. [Courses ECN 160, introduction to global economy and ECN 202, principles of global macroeconomics replacing dropped ECN 200 course]
Campus briefs, by Misha Mayhand. p. 9. [History professor gives lecture series about Nazi power, Students for Life hosts pro-life baby shower for donations, Celebrate the culture of Africa with CMI and SPB, OC offers free drinking I.Q. test]
Glitz and Glamour, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 10-11. [Meadow Brook Ball]
Winning the weekend, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's and women's swimming]
Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics: Oakland survives double-overtime at Western Illinois, OU women fall just short on the road at IUPUI, Hamilton among best in two NCAA statistical categories, Men's hockey ties the 'Good Luck Duck' series at two, Golf team ranked eighth in Summit Preseason Poll]
Cleaner and greener, by Natalie Popovski. p. 14. [Green Fundraiser Store organization has goals to educate, serve as advocate and promote awareness of better recycling practices]
Art gallery showcases artists, offers classes, by Rachel Ritzenthaler. p. 15. [Spotlight on Firebrick Gallery and Pottery Studio locating in downtown Rochester]
Twin filmmakers: 'Skyrim 2012', by Clare LaTorre. p. 16-17. [Brothers John and Justin Grosjean gaining Internet fame with their Youtube channel, GroBroPros and the video shorts they are posting]
Battle for Queen, by Sarah Hunton. p. 18. [Meadow Brook Theatre presents Michigan premiere of Peter Oswald's production of "Mary Stuart"]
Your ticket for a kind of brighter-ish future, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]


2012-2-15  [v. 38, no.23]

This page is for opinions - make yours known, too. Staff editorial. p. 4.
Your voice. Heard. (Period), by Ben Eveslage. p. 5. [Student body president addresses concerns about the operation and focus of Student Congress]
Contract negotiations resume, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 6. [OU AAUP sceduled to begin contract negotiations summer 2012]
Increase in engineering students leads to expansion, by Damien Dennis. p. 7. [New School of Engineering and Computer Science Building scheduled to begin construction Fall 2012]
Students for Life expresses opinions on rights through baby shower, by Shannon Coughlin. p. 7. [Pro-life baby shower held on campus]
Educational Resource Lab to hold China workshop, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [Six-week workshop hosted by ERL has goal of educating students on the culture and language of China]
Creating an organic, sustainable campus, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 9. [Student Organic Farm organization hosted The Sustainability and Creativity Zone event]
'Heart and Soul', by Kevin Romanchik. p. 10-11. [Athletics:Men's basketball. Spotlight on graduating senior Reggie Hamilton]
Moving upward
, by Emma Claucherty. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's softball. Spotlight on varsity player Kylie Schalz]
The sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics]
Senior night is a night too special to miss, by Bryan Everson. p. 14. [Athletics: Men's basketball players Laval Lucas-Perry and Reggie Hamilton graduate]
Give it to me baby, by Nichole Seguin. p. 15. [Babycakes Cafe is a popular destination to buy cupcakes even though they import all their goods from local area bakeries]
President Obama unveils plan to help keep college costs low, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 16.
The math behind disease, by Kevin Graham. p. 17. [Professor Anna Spagnuolo applies mathematical modeling to the study of deadly diseases: cholera and Chagas]
Operatic teachings, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 18. [Spotlight on Professor of Music Drake Dantzler]
A moat? Why is Oakland University building a moat?, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off - satire]


2012-2-29  [v. 38, no.24]

Free speech is not the issue, reporting accurately is. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Recent case of 56-year-old Oakland student fighting three-semester suspension provides opportunity to remind journalists correct way to report a story]
Graduating in 4 years can pay off big, by Mary Beth Snyder. p. 4. [New campus website "Focus on the Finish Line" provides year by year guide for students with goal of preparing them for graduation and employment]
Thankful to now be a Golden Grizzly, by Mark McMillian. p. 5. [Medical emergency in class handled with competancy and care by staff and students]
Parking citations remain high, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6.
Two teams, one university, by Sarah Hunton. p. 7. [Club sport dance team Vitality is preparing for their first competition]
Macomb-OU INCubator to host series on entrepreneurs, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7. ["Fireside Growth Series" are upcoming events with a goal to provide networking opportunities for students with entrepreneur career plans]
OUSC budget similar to others, by Kevin Graham. p. 8.
OU given solid grade for drug safety, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 9. [OU received a good grade for drug safety from CollegeProwler and OUPD but some students say drug use on campus is common]
Battling an eating disorder, by Nichole Seguin. p. 10-11. [National Eating Disorder Awareness Week events highlighted on campus]
Plucking the duck, by Damien Dennis. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's hockey team]
Out of the sand and into the fairway, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics: Spotlight on new men's and women's golf head coach Russ Cunningham]
Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics]
Building a better Baldwin, by Sarah Hunton. p. 15. [OU working with Baldwin Center in Pontiac to fulfill their mission: feed, clothe, educate and empower those in need]
Creating serenity in downtown Auburn Hills, by Tiffany Jones. p. 16. [Spotlight on Serenity Hair Salon in downtown Auburn Hills]
Firefighter themed obstacle course coming to Michigan, by Roseann Stricker. p. 16. [Hero Rush scheduled to appear at Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall, Michigan June 2]
A doctors drive for life, by Megan Semeraz. p. 17. [Provost Virinder Moudgil's passion for his job as Provost and his research on steroid hormones as it relates to breast cancer keep him very busy]
Students string together classic melodies, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 18. [Pictorial story on Classical guitar majors performing at Varner Recital hall]
Dancing with honors, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 19. [Spotlight on Laurie Eisenhower, dance professor at OU for 21 years]
Sounds like the 15 minutes of fame are running out, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off/satire]


2012-3-07  [v. 38, no.25]

For a commuter campus, parking really is a problem. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Religion should be separate from government, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 5. [Editorial on Republican party bringing religion into the political forum]
Creator of TOMS shoes to visit campus, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 6. [Blake Mycoskie scheduled to speak on campus as part of Student Life Lecture Board series]
Meadow Brook Hall receives national landmark recognition, by Justin Colman. p. 7. [New designation gives Hall better chance of receiving federal grant for preservation and restoration]
Medical students to work with Oakland County specialists, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 8. [Medical school will partner with the Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office giving students opportunity to learn alongside trained specialists]
Symposium to discuss status of equality for women in the world, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [OUSC hosts 2012 Oakland Symposium with theme "Empowering Women in the the Global Community"]
Recent theft from Chartwells inside Pioneer Food Court, by Natalie Popovski. p. 10.
The end of the streak, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 11. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Can't bounce the Roos', by Bryan Everson. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
Swimming and diving gears up for NCAA Olympic trials, by Emma Claucherty. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's and women's swimming and diving teams]
Sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics]
Filmmaker goes 'Somewhere West', by Sarah Hunton. p. 14. [Filmmaker David Marek's film "Somewhere West" is one of the productions showing at the Uptown Film Festival in Birmingham]
Preparation for construction already a nuisance in Rochester, by Mark McMillan. [Road construction on Main street between Albertson Street and University Drive in downtown Rochester]
Mozart moves, by Clare LaTorre. p. 17. ["A Journey with Mozart" is a free event on campus with performances from professor Yin Zheng on piano and violinist Bin Huang]
Professor background, by Clare LaTorre. p. 17. [Spotlight on Yin Zheng, assistant professor of music, piano and keyboard program]
Mediterranean and Moroccan food offered under one roof, by Tiffany Jones. p.19. [Restaurant review of local Rochester Hills eatery
Palm Palace]
Where are all of the bright pink bicycles, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-3-14  [v. 38, no.26]

Bike share bikes becoming an endangered species. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Why is the 2012 Oakland Symposium for you?, by Benjamin Eveslage. p. 4. [Empowering Women in the Global Community symposium theme]
Protests support student's suspension, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 6. [Feminist group on campus, Students Advocating for Gender Awareness and fraternity, Phi Alpha Theta have collaborated with a petition to protest inaccurate media coverage of suspension of 56-year-old student]
Festival still going strong, by Sarah Hunton. p. 7. [Women and Gender Studies Film Festival celebrating 28th year of event on campus]
Trustee named member of prestigious organization, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [BOT member Henry Baskin named to the legal committee for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences]
Stem cell conference digs in deep, by Sarah Hunton and Chris Lauritsen. p. 9. ["Stem Cell Michigan Meeting" at Meadow Brook Hall had over 100 profesional attendees]
Sitting down with President Russi, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 10. [President Russi answer's questions with following topics: next year's budget, parking and the Human Health Building]
Academic recruiters focus on Wayne County, by Sarah Hunton. p. 11.
The women behind OU, by Sarah Blanchette and Stephanie Preweda. p. 12-13. [Women's History Month series featuring women leaders at OU. First article includes: Eleanor Reynolds, Mary Beth Snyder, Jean Ann Miller, Theresa Rowe, Kerri Schuiling, Susan Awbry and Sergeant Nicole Thompson]
Proving everybody wrong, by Damien Dennis. p. 14-15. [Athletics: Men's hockey]
Sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 16. [Athletics]
The 21st century learning solution, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 17. [Colleges adding latest technology in classrooms]
Henry Ford exhibit drives America, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 18. [Driving America exhibit at Henry Ford Museum]
Downtown shop offers unique gifts for every person, style, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 19. [Spotlight on local Rochester business, "Catching Fireflies"]
Dotted and striped, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 20. [Clothing trends on campus]
Finding music in life's challenges, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 21-22. [Freshman Leo Bautista is a musician who performs under the title "Rival Summers"]
Victim of an Irish Holi-daze, by Brian Figurski. p. 24. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-3-21  [v. 38, no.27]

Make sure to think carefully before voting casually in OUSC elections. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Student Congress elections for 2012/2013 school year]
The problem with Paul, a warning to students, by Mike Espejo. p. 4. [Guest column on why young people should not support Republican presidential nominee Ron Paul]
Alumni goes to UN for women's conference, by Zaid Chabaan. p. 4. [Guest column about attending 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) conference]
Human trafficking on the rise, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 8. [Two recent events on campus, "Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery" sponsored by Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and "Not for Sale 2" hosted by OUSC brought attention to rise in human trafficking]
Fighting for higher education, by Nichole Seguin. p. 9. [Oakland makes commitment to accept credits, on a case-by-case basis from students who attend Bahai Institute of Higher Education]
The women behind OU, by Stephanie Preweda and Sarah Blanchette. p. 9. [Article in series Women employees at OU featuring: Nancy Scmitz and Judith Venuti]
Satellite campus expansion shortens trip for commuters, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8. [OU-Macomb Anton-Frankel Center growing fast]
Cultures unite on campus grounds, by Chelsea Bistue. p. 9. [Annual "International Night" event pictorial]
2012 OUSC Elections, by Kevin Graham. p. 10-11. [Voting Guide]
Catching up with Kito, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 12. [Athletics: Alum Keith Benson playing in the D-League for Sioux Falls Skyforce]
Cooking up some Rice, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
The Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics]
Rust Belt market showcases crafters, by Sarah Hunton. p. 15. [Local Ferndale market offers vendors opportunity to sell variety of unique products]
Catholic Social Services of Oakland County opens new office in Auburn Hills, by Natalie Povoski. p. 16. [New office focuses on teens and young adults with counseling needs]
WXOU: Bringing home the gold, by Kevin Graham. p. 17. [OU's student radio station awarded Station of the Year from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters]
Last lecture, by Brian Figurski and Clare LaTorre. p. 18. [Professor Barry Winkler delivers final lecture titled "From Growing up in Brooklyn, to Maturing (Sort of) after 40.8 Years in the Eye Research Institute"]
Tradition vs. technology, by Sarah Hunton. p. 18. [Students have mixed reactions to using traditional textbooks over an e-book]
The Internet is no place to air your dirty laundry, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-3-28  [v. 38, no.28]

Make student housing a priority at today's Board of Trustees meeting. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Trayvon Martin is more than his hoodie, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 4. [Stop stereotyping and focus more on controversial self-defense laws]
MTV recruits students on campus for 'MADE', by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Auditions for tv show on MTV]
Campus briefs, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 5. [Yellow rage at OU, Visiting professionals: Rob Paulsen, pro voice actor, How to be compassionate, Varner Recital Hall to host 20-member band]
Fabulous fashion, fabulous fun, by Chelsea Bistue. p. 6. [Event on-campus sponsored by Residence Hall Association raises money toward building school in Bihar, India]
Students denied marriage licenses, by Shannon Coughlin. p. 7. [Protest organized by the Gay Straight Alliance]
Snyder aims to keep tuition costs low, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8. [Proposed state budget will include increase in funding for education but it's too early to declare what tuition rate changes might occur]
Last day to vote for Student Congress elections nears, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [OUSC elections for 2012/2013]
Bear bus expansion, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 9. [Plans to expand route across entire campus]
The women behind OU, by Stepanie Preweda and Sarah Blanchette. p. 9. [Series spotlighting Sherry Wynn Perdue, Professor and Director of OU Writing Center and Linda Oliver, Information services manager for University Relations]
Turning the season around, by Emma Claucherty. p. 10. [Athletics: Women's softball]
Antipating a change in results, by Damien Dennis. p. 11. [Athletics: Men's and women's track]
The sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 11. [Athletics]
A second chance, by Nichole Seguin. p. 12. [Three orphaned grizzly cubs find new home at Detroit Zoo]
Business advocate for local food production, by Stefan Pelak. p. 13. [The Root restaurant in White Lake features a menu of locally grown produce and ingedients]
Local briefs, by Natalie Popovski. p. 13. [Spring charity craft show, Guitars for kids benefit, Rockin' for a cure bowl-a-thon, Spring break nature hike]
Eateries participate in Troy Restaurant week, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 15. [Annual event is a big success with local Troy restaurants with some donating to charities]
Meadow Brook Hall on display, by Clare LaTorre. p. 16. [Pictorial of student photography exhibit at Meadow Brook Hall]
Seeking out the snitch, by Kevin Graham. p. 17-18. [Muggle Quidditch League at OU]
Weather forecasts the end of times, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
Weekly top 10, by Jordan Reed and Brian Figurski, p. 20. [Satire]


2012-04-04  [v. 38, no.29]

A message to everyone: Think carefully before you tweet. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Some news media inaccurately identified OU as location of Monday's shooting in Oakland, California at Oikos University]
Elections? How about popularity contest, by Justin Colman. p. 4. [OUSC elections for 2012-13 academic year]
Protect your noggin: keep the helmet law intact, by Josh Solar. p. 4. [Guest column on vote to repeal Michigan motorcycle law]
Former student remembers Oakland's first professor, by Alex Cherup. p. 5. [Author's relationship with Dr. Richard Burke]
Going under the knife, by Sarah Hunton. p. 6. [Current building renovation plans approved by BOT to accommodate OUWB School of Medicine]
Wolf/Williford ticket wins OUSC elections, by Kevin Graham. p. 7. [Introduction to newly-elected President Samantha Wolf and Vice President Robbie Williford]
Emmy-winning voice-actor visits campus, by Mark McMillan. p. 7. [Rob Paulsen visits Oakland for a two-session actors workshop]
Board of Trustees approves several campus proposals, by Steph Preweda and Jordan Gonzalaz. p. 8. [Topics discussed at March 28 BOT meeting included building updates and new degrees]
Dancing the 'Cha Cha Cha', by Stephanie Sokol. p. 9. [Pictorial story of event sponsored by Hispanic American student organization]
Campus hauntings, by Jordan Gonzalez and Nichole Seguin. p. 10-11. [Supernatural sightings around campus]
Coming to an end, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 12. [Athletics: Pictorial of men's basketball]
Basketball teams lose 4 student-athletes, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's and women's basketball]
From concrete to canvas, by Sarah Hunton. p. 14. [Pictorial story of Deck Art 2012 combining art and skateboarding]
Former OU student opens physical therapy practice, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 15. [Alum Eric Van Hulle co-owner of "Performance Therapy" in Rochester]
Board free, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 16. [Pictorial of OU skateboard student organization]
Stamps leaves his mark, by Misha Mayhand. p. 17. [Reflections shared by Professor Richard Stamps upon his upcoming retirement in August 2012]
What it takes to be the Grizz, by Natalie Popovski. p. 17. [OU mascot position job requirements]
What would you do with $600 million?, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-04-11  [v. 38, no.30]

Unpaid internships aren't cheap - they're actually really expensive. Staff editorial. p. 4. [Adocate for paid internships]
Stop assuming - learn, embrace diversity, by Justin Colman. p. 5. [Autism awareness and promoting diversity]
Stretching out the sick days, by Mark McMillan. p. 6. [Grading policy for missed classes due to illness should be relaxed]
New majors emerge for fall, by Sarah Hunton. p. 7. [Board of Trustees have approved for 2012-2013 school year new undergraduate majors in graphic design and criminal justice and masters in psychology program]
Campus briefs, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7. [Online workshop for majors, Wind symphonic bands perform, Dance choreography and Documentary by Curtis Chin]
Pfeiffer appointed as new English department chair, by Katie Williams and Mark McMillan. p. 8. [CAS dean Ronald Sudol has appointed Kathleen Pfeiffer as new Chair for English department]
Dean Charma: Future engineering building to be state of the art, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8. [Louay Charma gives positive comments and reaction to future SECS building]
The difference between policy an law violations, by Sarah Hunton. p. 9. [Bike share, pets in dorms, drinking on campus, bringing outside food to OU organized events and meter violations are covered]
The state's lone chick, by Mark McMillan. p. 10. [Michigan's only Chick-Fil-A location is in OU Pioneer Food Court]
The next step, by Timothy Pontzer and Kevin Romanchik. p. 12-13. [Athletics: Women's basketball player Brittany Carnago and men's basketball player Reggie Hamilton are both strong candidates to play professionally]
Hitting their stride, by Emma Claucherty and Timothy Pontzer. p. 14-15. [Athletics: Men's baseball]
The sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 15. [Athletics]
Revitalizing downtown Rochester, by Stefan Pelak. p. 16. [Construction project includes replacement of the road and sidewalk at a cost of $7.6 million]
Italian film festival arrives in Detroit, by Natalie Popovski. p. 17. [IFF USA will feature contemporary Italian films at the DIA]
Local briefs, by Natalie Popovski. p. 17. [Art exhibition and sale, Italian language class at Troy Public Library, Ceramic workshop at Firebrick Gallery and Potter Studio, Titanic dining experience]
Climbing more than mountains, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 18. [Moosejaw Mountaineering store has six Michigan locations with one being close to campus at the Village of Rochester]
Chalking up nostalgia, by Jordan Gonzalez and Madeline Loshaw. p. 19. [Pictorial of recent sidewalk chalk drawings of Pokemon characters done by students Anna Pietka and Michael Danielson]
Vision restored, by Jessica McLean. p. 20. [Meadow Brook Theatre is collecting eye glasses for donation to charity New Eyes for the Needy in exchange donors can purchase tickets for a buy-one, get-one price]
Streaming tears in the name of stress, by Brian Figurski. p. 22. [Mouthing off / satire]
'Commercial-Free' is a wonderful term, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 23. [Mouthing off/ satire]


2012-04-18  [v. 38, no.31]

It's a little late to preach about the birds and the bees. Staff editorial. p. 4. [Student Program Board choice of 'Teen Mom' reality star Maci Bookout as guest speaker was not appropriate selection and use of funds]
Thinking head first: Why I like the helmetless law, by Chris Hagan. p. 5. [Guest column advocating Michigan repealed helmet law]
Looking forward: OUSC anticipates next year, by Robbie Williford. p. 5. [Newly elected OUSC Vice President shares some goals of new administration]
What ever happened to my choice?, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 6. [Editorial on negatives of federal health care bill]
SECS faculty express concern over dean, by Megan Semeraz and Jordan Gonzalez. p. 7. [Current Dean Louay Chamra dealt informal vote of no confidence petition from fellow SECS faculty]
Behind the scene with MTV's 'Teen Mom', by Sarah Hunton. p. 8. [Guest speaker Maci Bookout]
Wilson award winners inspired by campus life, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [Spotlight on 2012 Wilson award recipients: Emily Tissot and Maxwell Van Raaphorst]
March against the silence, by Shannon Coughlin. p. 10. [Campus event "Take Back the Night"]
Fist full of change, by Stefan Pelak. p. 11. [Michigan Pinball Expo 2012]
Shades of yesterday, by Natalie Popovaki. p. 12-13. [Pictorial of past images on campus: Barber shop, ski tow, water tower, snow mouse and Frederick W. Obear]
Best team you've never heard of, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Women's lacrosse]
Movin' on up, by Kevin Romanchik. p. 15. [Athletics]
The sporting blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 16. [Athletics]
Trampoline park phenomenon, by Damien Dennis. p. 17. [AirTime Trampoline and Game Park in Troy scheduled to open in June]
Unite Women plans protest for women's rights at state capitol, by Sarah Hunton. p. 18. [Rally organized by the group "Unite Women" planned for April 28 at the state capitol in Lansing]
'Miracle Shannon' moves forward, by Nichole Seguin and Megan Semeraz. p. 19. [Student Shannon Waite survivess a car crash sustaining a serious brain injury but is now excited to get back to her normal life]
We're all a little mad, by Clare LaTorre. p. 20. ["30 Minutes of Madness" reunion features OU alum]
A pop of color, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 22. [Fashion pictorial of students wearing colored denim]
Finals week: Don't you dare procrastinate, by Brian Figurski. p. 24. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-06-06  [v. 38, no.32]

Synthetic marijuana is not worth the high. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Unpredictable effects of K2 make product dangerous and should not be readily available]
Romney's response fails to address growing issue, by Justin Colman. p. 4. [Presidential candidate bullying incident while a student at Cranbrook School]
Let your voice be heard with OUSC, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [Newly elected Vice President asks students to get involved]
Susan Awbrey named interim provost, by Sarah Hunton. p. 5. [Dr. Awbrey replaces previous Provost Virinder Moudgil while national search for permanent provost continues]
New pre-medical class aimed to prepare students for medical school, by Katie Williams. p. 5. [College of Arts and Sciences develops council with goal of assisting students who are considering attending medical school]
New classes spring into summer, by Shelby Reynolds. p. 6. [Pictorial highlighting new classes Experimental Animation (SA 392), Organic Farming in the Urban Setting (BIO 491) and Profile and Threat Assessment (SOC 395)]
Trustee chairperson Henry Baskin pleads no contest, seeks no-discipline charge, by Chris Lauritsen and Nichole Seguin. p. 7.
Senate reaches deal on higher education funding, by Kevin Graham. p. 7. [Senate Bill 955 proposed impact on tuition at OU]
AAUP contract to expire in August, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 8.
Social media explodes throughout campus, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 9.
Around Oakland, by Natalie Popovski and Clare LaTorre. p. 10-11. [Things to do on campus and Detroit area during summer]
Grizzlies baseball celebrates milestones season, by Mark McMillan. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's baseball]
Football needs to be a priority for the future of Oakland, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Commentary]
Former Oakland swimmers compete in Olympics, by Sarah Hunton. [Athletics: Line Jensen and Scott Dickens headed for Olympics in London]
Racing for a cure, by Chris Lauritsen and Chelsea Bistue. p. 15. [Pictorial of 21st annual Susan G. Komen race for the cure held in Detroit]
Schools push for longer days, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 16. [Royal Oak and Avondale school districts set to begin full-day kindergarten programs next school year]
Student loan interest rates to double on July 1, by Rosie Striker. p. 16. [Government subsidized student loans may double if Congress rejects extending the current interest cap]
Moudgil bids farewell, by Nichole Seguin. p. 17. [Former provost leaves Oakland to head Lawrence Tech University]
An 'I do", at OU, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 18-19. [Alum Kaniqua Daniel and Stefen Welch make plans to marry at Meadow Brook Hall]
Russi imports live grizzlies on campus, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 20. [Satire]
Monthly top 10, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-07-11  [v. 38, no.33]

Oakland University in flux. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Finalizing university budget, student housing a overcapacity for Fall term, and AAUP contract negotiations top 'to-do' list]
Weighing in: In for a penny, in for a pound, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 4. [Editorial on government ban of large size soft drinks in New York City]
OUSC seeks to create an atmosphere full of creativity, culture, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [OUSC Vice President comments on vision for 2012/2012 school year]
Consider majoring in biomedical engineering, by Avinash Kokani. p. 5.
Dean retires after 35 years, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 6. [Ron Sudol, CAS dean retiring from OU]
Awbrey names interim vice, assocate provosts, by Natalie Popovski and Nichole Seguin. p. 6. [Mary Stein appointed as Interim Associate Provost and Scott Crabill to serve as Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education]
Student housing overbooked for fall, by Jennifer Holychuck. p. 7. [Students currently applying for fall housing told to have an alternate plan]
Doctoral student awarded prestigious national scholarship, by Katie Williams. p. 7. [Student Avinash Konkani awarded the Michael J. Miller Scholarship from the AAMI Foundation]
Game on, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 8. [Student run company called Ardent Games is releasing its first game titled "The Realm of Agennul"]
Campus briefs, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 8. [Men's club golf championship to be held at Katke-Cousins, Deadline for SBA graduate programs announced, OU hosts career expedtion, Katke-Cousins to host women's club golfing championship, Business administration school hosts lecture series]
The recovery of an idle plant, by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 10-11. [Orion Assembly plant re-opens to produce GM cars Sonic and Verano]
Working through an ailing economy, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 11. [Orion Assembly plant]
Orion plant goes green, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 12. [GM Orion partners with DTE to turn unused land on plant property into solar power array]
Playing to a younger crowd, by Nichole Seguin. [Chevy Sonic equipped with options geared to attract 25-30 year old audience]
New website lists free services for students around campus, by Jennifer Holychuck. p. 13. ["Free at OU" website includes links and information on fee free services on campus]
Operating budget remains unsettled for upcoming year, by Kevin Graham. p. 13. [Budget for academic school year 2012-2013 not finalized yet so tuition rates not set]
Annual Golf Classic returns July 30, by Mark McMillan. p. 14. [29th Golden Grizzlies Golf Classic]
Grizzlies News, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Oakland recruits two basketball transfers, OU athletes shine off and on the field, Hamilton injured in NBA Summer League]
Vying for Olympic gold, by Damien Dennis. p. 15. [Athletics: Oakland student and swim team member Alex Aceino participated in the 2012 Olympic Trials for swimming event]
Changing Detroit through art, by Katie Williams. p. 16. [Heidelberg Project preparing for it's ninth Biennial Festival, Detroit's Got Talent on August 11]
Van's Warped tour defeats the heat, by Christopher Lauritsen, Dylan Dulberg and Chelsea Bistue. p. 17. [Pictorial on event at Palace featuring band Mayday Parade]
Grizzly royalty, by Sarah Hunton. p. 18. [Miss Michigan pageant 2012 winners included three OU alums; Angela Venditti, Miss Michigan, Shelby Gardiner, first runner up and Kelly Oles, second runner up]
Kresge fellowship picks Pfeiffer, by Mark McMillan. p. 18. [English professor Kathleen Pfeiffer awarded Kresge fellowship for exceptional performance as an educator and writer]
What's in your office?, by Nichole Seguin. p. 19. [Pictorial featuring objects decorating President Russi's office and their significance]
Empty space on campus is 'severely depressed', by Jordan Gonzalez. p. 20. [Satire]
Monthly Top 10. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-08-08  [v. 38, no.34]

Be grateful about the amount tuition increased. Staff editorial. p.3. [Tuition increase of 2.96 percent shouldn't get complaints from students]
Putting emphasis on the students, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [OUSC Vice President addresses importance of emphasising students as mission of Student Congress]
Nursing school applications on the rise, by Lauren Kroetsch. p. 5. [Includes story of student Emily Moore twice denied admittance into the nursing program due to policy changes and revised prerequisite requirements]
New First Year Advising Center created for freshman, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 6. [New department result of Orientation and New Student Programs office merging with the Advising Resource Center]
Campus Briefts, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 6. [Birmingham Community House School of Business hosts lecture, Katke-Cousins Gold Course hosts Ladies League event, Elluminate Video conferencing workshop for faculty, staff, Preparing for the Autism Insurance Benefit, CPR-certified classes offered]
University to host stem cell biology, therapy conference, by Sarah Hunton. p. 7. [Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy scheduled to take place October 5-7 at Meadow Brook Hall]
School of Medicine enrolling more students for fall semester, by Kevin Graham. p. 7. [Incoming class of 75 additional students for OUWBSM]
Housing proposes plans for expansion, by Shelby Reynolds and Justin Colman. p. 8. [Residence Halls has a Master Plan for renovating existing student housing and the construction of new ones]
Playing chicken with controversy, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 9. [Campus Chik-fil-A eatery topic of controversy over negative same-sex marriage comments made by CEO Dan Cathy]
Board of Trustees approves lowest tuition increase in 8 years, by Oakland Post Staff. p. 10. [Tuition rate increase for 2012-13 school year]
Every penny counts, by Oakland Post Staff. p. 10-11. [Cover story on OU's general fund budget and how it's spent]
WXOU Broadcasting in flux, by Mark McMillan. p. 12-13. [Athletics: Campus radio station is not happy with it's broadcasting location being changed from courtside to top level of O'Rena for men's basketball games]
The Sporting Blitz, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's Soccer Preseason begins Monday, Oakland Olympic representation in London, Oakland Hockey Hiring]
Heading into Fall play, softball coachless, by Kevin Graham. p. 14. [Athletics: With women's softball coach LaDonia Hughes resignation in early July team leadership temporarily assigned to Assistant Athletics Director, Elisabeth Putnam]
Juice it to lose it, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Coach Kampe on 30 day juice diet to raise money for "Coaches vs. Cancer"]
Detroit Institute of Art turns inside-out, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 15. [DIA's Inside/Out program brings replicas of world famous painting to local communities]
Local Briefs, by Chris Lauritsen. p. 15. [World Tournament of Historic Baseball at the Henry Ford, Art on the Lake at Northfield Hills, The Fray/Kelly Clarkson with Carolina Liar live at DTE, Woodward Dream Cruise, Heildelberg Project's biennial festival]
Making a splash into mainstream fashion, by Mark McMillan. p. 16. [Local Milford, Michigan resident Magdalena Trever owner, founder of Maggie May Swimwear]
Broadcasting your future self, by Misha Mayhand. p. 17. [OU communication major Savana Ciavatta building career by interning at several Michigan news stations]
Cooking up some culinary gold, by Natalie Popoviski. p. 18. [Chartwells's Executive Chef, John Miller scheduled to compete in 23rd IKA World Culinary Olympics as a member of the 2012 Michigan Culinary Olympic Team]
What does your office door have to say?, by Sarah Hunton. p. 19. [Pictorial of the decorated doors of several OU professors and their significance]
Everyone wins with 2012 Communist Party, by Katie Williams. p. 20. [Satire]
Monthly top 10, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-08-29  [v. 38, no.35]

AAUP, OU flirting with a strike as contract negotiations continue. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Get involved at Oakland - or else, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [OUSC Vice President offers suggestions on how students can get involved at OU]
Stuck between a cluck and a hard place, by Brian Johnston. p. 5. [Chick-Fil-A controversy on campus]
Click it or suffer from the repercussions, by Justin Colman. p. 5. [Commentary on Oakland County legal case against Royal Oak resident Anthony Prainito for his involvement in auto accident that resulted in injury of County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and two others]
Acting dean of CAS named, by Natalie Popovski. p 6. [Dr. Tamara Jhashi named acting dean of College of Arts and Sciences by Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan Awbrey]
AAUP, OU negotiations continue, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 6.
Kresge library goes completely 24/7, by Stephanie Preweda. p.7. [Costs and labor increase to keep library open around the clock]
The most book for your buck, by Misha Mayhand. p. 8. [Details on buying or renting textbooks]
Campus Briefs, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 8. [New faculty workshop on getting started with class, Mandatory International Student Orientation for all new international students, Weekly meetings start for OUWB Student Government, Pediatric Interest Group host welcome meeting to discuss upcoming plans for the year]
Working together to earn an associate degree, by Stephanie Preweda and Katie Williams. p. 9. [Macomb Community College and OU have new reverse transfer agreement allowing students to transfer credits earned at OU towards an associate degree from MCC]
The finishing touches, by Stephanie Sokol and Misha Mayhand. p. 10. [Human Health Building nearing completion for grand opening on Sept. 21]
Updated Bear Bus program to start up in September, by Katie Williams. p. 11. [Changes include two new buses, new exterior designs, and new routes]
'Black Sky' looms over campus, by Mark McMillan. p. 12. [Campus serves as Hollywood movie set]
Michigan's only Chick-fil-A may go away, by Mark McMillan. p. 13. [Lingering controversy over anti-gay marriage comments made by CEO Dan Cathy cause campus representatives to meet and discuss the future of vendor on campus]
Oakland's Hidden gems, by Stephanie Sokol and Nichole Seguin. p. 14-15. [Cover story highlighting various buildings, art and locations on campus]
Valentine: make the most of your time, by Allen Jordan. p. 16. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
WXOU, athletics deadlocked after talks, by Katie Williams. p. 17. [Athletics: Campus radio station's broadcast location for games in the O'Rena still undecided]
Oakland Volleyball has rought start to season, by Damien Dennis. p. 18. [Athletics: Women's volleyball]
A walk to remember, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 19. [Brooksie Way history and details for upcoming event]
Weekend festival is a feast for eyes, appetites. p. 20. [Spotlight on 15th annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats in downtown Royal Oak]
Not a bad apple in the bunch, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 21. [OU's participation in 47th annual Rochester Arts and Apples Festival]
Meadow Brook fall into fashion, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 22-23. [Pictorial on La Femme Fashion Show hosted by retailers of the Village of Rochester Hills held in gardens of Meadow Brook Hall]
''Silent Conversations', by Katie Williams. p. 24. [Art and Art History Professor Andrea Eis had exhibit of photographs on display at Grace Teshima Gallery in Paris]
First day jitters affect all students, by Katie Williams. p. 26. [Mouthing off - Satire]
Weekly top 10, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 26. [Satire]


2012-09-05  [v. 40, no.35?]

Now that AAUP contracts are resolved, let's work on housing. Staff editorial. p. 5. [Building more student housing should be a priority due to another Fall term housing shortage]
West Nile Virus: Epidemic or case for concern?, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 5. [Confirmed cases of virus totalling 112 in Michigan should cause residents to protect themselves with bug repellants and limit their outdoor exposure when mosquitos are present]
Alternate dorm rooms, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [Homestead Studio Suites on University Drive in Auburn Hills is currently home for 31 students due to overbooked University Housing]
Open for business, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 7. [Pictorial on students utilizing rooms and equipment in new Human Health Building]
Hammering out a deal, by Chris Lauritsen and Nichole Seguin. p. 8-9. [Bargaining details between the AAUP and University for 2012 faculty contract]
Dodging drops, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 10-11. [Pictorial of student participation for New Student Convocation events]
Teamwork runs deep, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 12. [Athletics: Cross-country teams]
Golden Grizzlies shutout competition at home, by Allen Jordan. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's soccer team]
Tough road ahead, by Timothy Pontzer. p.14. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Summer's grand finale, by Allen Jordan. p. 15. [Ford Arts, Beats and Eats festival in Royal Oak]
Local companies' growth recognized, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 16. [Rochester Hills businesses DGE, TTi Global and Aleva Stores named among the fastest growing companies in Inc. magazine 2012 list]
Celebrating an era with the DIA, by Rhea Reid. p. 16. [Friends of African and African American Art 50th anniversary celebration at DIA]
Brick & Mortar, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 17. [Art exhibit located in Meadow Brook Hall's carriage house featuring six local artists, five of which are OU professors]
Getting wings, by Kevin Graham. p. 18. [OU students Jake Michels and David Gaunt set to compete in the Red Bull Flugtag event in Chicago]
Keeping up with pros and contracts, by Katie Williams. p. 19. [Mouthing off - Satire]

 


2012-09-12  [v. 41, no.36]

Once a student, always a student: Be smart with your college career. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Stay informed with campus safety, security, editorial by Mark Gordon, OUPD Captain. p. 4.
Chase your dreams at Oakland University, by Robbie Williford, OUSC Vice President. p. 4.
Remembering 9/11, by Natalie Popovski. p. 5. [Campus event to honor victims of terrorist attack in New York September 11, 2001]
Campus briefs, by Stepanie Preweda. p. 5. [Mitt Romney's campaign bus to make stop on campus, Business school lecture, getting people to listen to you, Richard Stamps' last lecture, Hispanic celebration month, Independant day]
O'Dowd hall gets a makeover, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6. [Renovations in progress for O'Dowd Hall detailed]
New lieutenant in the rankings, by Katie Williams. p. 6. [Terry Ross of OUPD has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant]
New Board of Trustees members appointed, by Stefan Pelak. p. 7. [Brief bios of new OU BOT members: Scott Kunselman and Dennis Pawley]
Early Alert program introduced to students, by Misha Mayhand. p. 8. [Program created to provide student retention support]
Digging up organic grown foods, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 9. [Pictorial on Student Farming Group selling their organically grown crop]
Welcome home, Grizzlies, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 10-11. [Pictorial on Welcome Week activities and events]
Another victory, by Adam Kujawski. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's volleyball player Alli Kirk awarded MVP at Cleveland State Invitational]
Oakland women's soccer fall to Wolverines 1-0, by Allen Jordan. p. 13. [Athletics: Women's soccer]
Meadow Brook Hall sings along, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 15. [Pure Michigan Statewide Singalong Video films at MBH]
Uproar sounds off at DTE, by Damien Dennis. p. 16. [Pictorial on Uproar Festival at DTE Music Energy Theatre]
Painting the Walls Whyte, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 17. [OU Art Gallery featuring Detroit artist Graem Whyte and his exhibit "Remain Calm"]
Clubs on campus: Dagorhir, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 17. [Info on basic game rules, meetings and how to join]
A blog a day keeps the doctor away, by Katie Williams. p. 18. [OU William Beaumont Medical School student Amanda Xi shares her life experiences in the medical program in her online blog entitled "And thus it begins (Musings during my journey through medical training .... and life)"]
What's Trending 2012 Freshmen class, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 19. [Pictorial on campus fashion]
This is college, not daycare. Leave the diapers at the door, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
A walk in the parking lot, by Brian Johnston. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-09-19  [v. 41, no.36?]

Give parking the green light. Staff editorial. p. 3. [University needs to designate more space for parking as it continues to make expansion plans]
Celebrating Hispanic independence, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 4. [Hispanic Celebration Month events]
Former BOT chairperson reprimanded, by Nichole Seguin. p. 4. [Henry Baskin receives a reprimand from the State of Michigan Attorney Grievance Board]
Students move back in dorms as residence halls become less packed, by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Campus housing still working on placing students on-campus]
SAFB bylaw changes could affect volunteer organization funding, by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Student Activities Funding Board bylaws could include new proposal to use conference funds to pay for travel and lodging on volunteer trips]
Human Health Building prepares for grand opening, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6.
Academic Skills Center gets a new name, offers new programs, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 7. [Newly named Tutoring Center offers new programs to students]
New smartphone app gives students SAIL access, by Kevin Graham. p. 8.
Campus changes, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 9. [Pictorial on recently added parking spaces, the Bike Loan Program, updated entrance sign at Squirrel road and University Drive, and the new speed bump in front of the Human Health Building]
Oakland University Student Code of Conduct. p. 10-11.
Wheeling and healing, by Timothy Pontzer and Dylan Dulberg. p. 12. [Pictorial on Detroit Medical Center charity event Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Game benefitting DMC Rehabilitation Center of Michigan and hosted by Ndamukong Suh]
Grizzlies Hockey Road ahead, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's hockey]
'Call to lead', by Stephanie Sokol. p. 15. [Women's Leadership Luncheon sponsored by Auburn Hills Chamber and held at Meadow Brook Hall]
Rochester construction nears completion, by Stefan Pelak. p. 16. [Main street construction has unearthed a number of artifacts from Rochester's history]
What's in your office Mary Beth Snyder, by Katie William. p. 17. [Pictorial]
Piecing it together-Fadi Sallan, by Kevin Graham. p. 18. [Student profile on engineering student Fadi Sallan]
Providing a choice for students,
by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 18. [New student-led pro-choice organization called Voice for Choices]
Struck cyclists hitting the jackpot, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
Weeky top 10, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-09-26  [v. 39, no.05?]

Get involved with all elections, not just one. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Local issues and political candidates also important at election time]
Find your mentor while you earn your degree, by Robbie Williford. p. 4.
Passing the finish line, by Misha Mayhand. p. 5. [Human Health Building dedication and open house event]
Number of students residing at local hotel continues to drop, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [New student housing proposal on BOT agenda]
Chick-fil-A still in play, by Mark McMillan. p. 7. [Ongoing controversy causes some concern for safety amongst campus LGBT community]
G.I. Jobs magazine salutes Oakland Veterans Club, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 8. [OU earns "Military Friendly School" recognition from G.I. Jobs magazine fourth year in a row]
Recreation Center helps students sprint into shape, by Sierra Soleimani. p. 9. [OU's second 'Biggest Loser Challenge']
Students organize Telefund program to raise donations, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 9. [Annual Giving Department's Fall Telefund]
Campus Briefs, by Lillian Reid. p. 9. [Celebrate National Hispanic Independence: Taste of Culture, Graham Health Center offers sessions to quit smoking, Pulitzer Prize winner, Philip Levine comes to campus, National anti-bullying month]
Late frost takes a bite into apple crops, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 10-11. [Southeastern Michigan apple orchards suffer crop shortage]
Hunting for victory on and off field, by Katie Williams. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's track athlete Brittni Hutton]
Summit axes acronyms, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13. [Athletics: Summit League rebranding changes]
The Sporting Blitz, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Athletics]
Medieval activities abound, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 14. [Pictorial of 2012 Michigan Renaissance Festival]
Belle Isle Aquarium reopens, by Katie Williams. p. 15. [Aquarium welcomes back visitors since budget contraints forced its closing back in 2005]
Making mounds of munchies, by Katie Williams. p. 16. [Review of Menchie's frozen yogurt shop located in Shelby Township]
A real class act, by Jennifer Holchuk. p. 17. [Steve Blackwood, alumni and former actor of the daytime drama "The Days of Our Lives" now adjunct professor at OU]
What does your office door say?
, by Sarah Hunton. p. 19. [Pictorial of what's posted on the door of professors David Becker, Jarrold Grossman, and Mark Rigstad]
Dear fellow iCultists: you can't be Siri-ous, by Katie Williams. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
Weeky top 10, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Satire]


2012-10-03  [v. 39, no.06?]

What happens on campus should stay on campus. Staff editorial. p. 4. [BOT meetings should be held on campus only and students, faculty and staff should make more of an effort to attend]
Go over the top to avoid underemployment, by Clare LaTorre. p. 5. [Comments on report by the Associated Press based on an analysis of 2011 Current Population Survey Data by Northeastern University and a study published by Rutgers University titled "Chasing the American Dream: Recent College Graduates and the Great Recession"]
Be a part of the solution to parking, not the problem, by Fay Hansen. p. 6 [Letters to the editor]
Recent survey doesn't show true student sentiment, by Kyle Minton. p. 6. [Letters to the editor]
Taking the opportunity, by Lauren Kroetsch. p. 7. [OUPD initiates ad campaign to raise theft awareness and prevention on campus]
Housing update, by Kevin Graham. p. 7. [Remaining 6 students placed in campus housing and according to V.P. Mary Beth Snyder a proposal to add roughly 450 beds with the construction of a new residence hall is on the agenda for the October BOT meeting]
Students begin building 'The Wall', by Stephanie Sokol. p. 8. [Student created OUTV show to air online and on analog Channel 11]
Reinvented in time for WOCOU week, by Mark McMillan. p. 9. [SPB re-allocates $5,000 of it's funding]
Breaking down stall walls, by Natalie Popovski. p. 10. [GSA along with other campus LGBT advocates are working on a proposal to increase the number of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus]
Campus briefs, by Lillian Reid. p. 10. [Kickball for Kidneys, Oakland Symphony Orchestra opens, Freedom from smoking cessation]
Depression: Stopping illness in its tracks, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 11. [Jamie Tworkowski author of "To Write Love on her Arms" scheduled to speak on campus about suicide prevention and depression]
Keep 'em coming, by Katie William and Nichole Seguin. p. 12-13. [OU enrollment growth]
Swimming for the gold, by Damien Dennis. p. 14. [Athletics: Men's and Women's Diving teams host annual Black and Gold Swim and Alumni Meet fundraiser]
Men's soccer improves record, 6-3, by Allen Jordan. p. 15. [Athletics: Men's soccer]
The Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 16. [Athletics]
The American Sewing Expo takes over Novi's Suburban Showplace, by Constance Jabro. p. 17. [Highlights of 19th annual American Sewing Expo]
Brooksie Way returns to Rochester Hills, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 18-19. [Pictorial and article for 5th annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5k Run]
Where does writing take you?, by Lillian Reid. p. 20. [Writing and Rhetoric department hosted fall writing marathon]
'Demetri Martin. Stand Up Comedian', by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Interview]
Barbee's ballad, by Katie Williams. p. 21. [Freshman Kaitlyn Barbee is a singer-song-writer with two songs on iTunes and is currently recording her first album]
Putting music in motion, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 21. [Artiists-in-residence Benoit and Julien Decaillon and Michael Mannasseri collaborate on award winning film projects]
I can't bear the wait any longer, by Brian Johnston. p. 23. [Mouthing off / satire]
The Drug-Free Schools and Workplace Guide for Oakland University Employees and Students. p.24.


2012-10-10  [v. 39, no.07]

Happy 55th birthday Oakland - now get to work. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Brief timeline of OU history and what needs OU should address in the coming years]
Pay attention while walking around campus, by Nicole Thompson. p. 4. [Editorial from OUPD sergeant about alerting students to campus security issues]
The OUSC mission, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [Commentary from the Vice President on the role of Student Congress]
That's it - I've had enough of the GOP, by Nichole Seguin. p. 5. [Editorial on rental of O'rena for Romney/Ryan rally not a good choice for university]
Romney campaign holds Victory Rally, by Damein Dennis. p. 6. [Campaign stop at OU]
Intentional 'waste of time', by Katie Williams. p. 6. [Student Seth Jones sent mass email in response to President Russi's email announcement of Republican Rally on campus]
Larceny reported as largest issue on campus, by Brian Johnston. p. 7. [2011 Annual Campus Safety & Security Report detailed]
Suicide prevention group received $612,000 grant, by Natalie Popovski. p. 8. [Campus project known as Grizzlies Reponse: Awareness and Suicide Prevention received three-year Garrett Lee Suicide Prevention grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration]
Math probation rumors untrue, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 9.
Board of Trustees discuss proposed housing, media arts center, by Christopher Lauritsen. p. 9. [BOT meeting agenda on October 3 included student housing, in-state tuition rates for all student veterans, AAUP contracts and proposal for media arts and social sciences center]
Engineering Department breaks ground on $75 million building, by Misha Mayhand. p. 10.
The right note, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 11. [Pictorial of event 'OU's got Talent']
Celebrating 55 years of history. p.12-13. [OU history pictorial]
Pistons take O'Rena, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Pictorial of Detroit Pistons hosting free open practice at the O'rena]
Soccer 3-0 in Summit League, by Allen Jordan. p. 15. [Athletics: Women's soccer]
A weird kind of success, by Allen Jordan. p. 16. [Athletics: Men's soccer player Scott Messer]
Sporting Blitz, by Damien Dennis. p. 17. [Athletics]
College housing under way in Pontiac, by Misha Mayhand. p. 18. [West Construction Services finishing housing project call Lafayette Place Lofts located in historic Sears building]
Not just 'shock and gore', by Stephanie Sokol. p. 19. [Information on 30th annual Hallowe'en event at Greenfield Village]
Less Z's equal lower GPA's, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 20. [Information on how to deal with sleep deprivation from Graham Health Center]
Signs of humanity, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 21. [Michigan premiere of "Police:Deaf::Near:Far" collaboration of OU MTD and Terp Theatre playing at Varner]
Give'em the boot, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 22. [Pictorial on fashion footwear trending on campus]
It's tough out there...even for Big Bird, by Justin Colman. p. 24. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-10-17  [v. 39, no.08]

Organizations work together to make your voice heard. Staff editorial. p. 4. [Student organizations that recently provided student representation include WXOU, Gay Straight Alliance and Student Program Board]
Do research before accepting student loans, by Clare LaTorre. p. 5.
Lowry Center making the grade for national accreditation, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 6. [OU in it's 50th year of child care services with Lowry Center earning NAEYC accreditation]
Candlelight vigil to be held in honor of student, by Natalie Popovski. p. 7. [Memorial to remember student Corey Jackson]
Playing house, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [BOT discuss three proposals for expansion of student housing]
Campus community invited to Candidate Open House, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 11. [Office of Government and Community Relations at OU hosting first "Meet the Candidates Open House"]
Showin' that Grizz pride, by Stephanie Preweda, Tim Pontzer, Dylan Dulberg and Shannon Coughlin. p. 12-13. [Pictorial of WOCOU events]
Acing the competition, by Allen Jordan. p. 14. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
WXOU, athletics resolve press row issue, by Mark McMillan. p. 15-16. [Plans to construct new press row puts WXOU back where they need to be for men's basketball broadcasts]
The Sporting blitz, by Damien Dennis. p. 17. [Athletics]
Utica takes its first bite, by Dylan Dulberg and Shannon Coughlin. p. 18. [Pictorial of "Take a Bite Out of Utica Zombie Crawl']
Police Briefs, by Lauren Kroetsch. p.19. [Local police briefs]
Body of Art, by Brian Johnston. p. 20. [Human Health Buiding currently has three large murals by Lecturer Eugene Clark on display]
Setting the scene, by Misha Mayhand. p. 21-22 . [Interviews with Cheryl Marshall, managing director of MBT and Travis Walter, artistic director about 2012-13 season]
Thinking outside the bus, by Brian Figurski. p. 24. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-10-24  [v. 39, no.09]

Speeding to the decision: Just a bump in the road. Staff editorial. p. 3. [First speed bump on campus elicits number of student complaints but really should just serve as a reminder to slow down and practice general driving rules]
Arming yourself with knowledge, by Claire LaTorre. p. 4. [Compilation of ways to avoid sexual assault]
Out with the old in with the new, by Misha Mayhand. p. 5. [Engineering Center construction set to begin in January 2013 with promises to bring innovative changes to campus]
Student charged with criminal sexual conduct, compiled by Oakland Post Staff. p. 5. [OU student Reanna Douglas charged with criminal sexual conduct]
Making the Dean's list, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 6. [Brief bios of deans Tamara Jhashi, Mohan Tanniru, Louis Gallien Jr., Kerri Schuiling, and Adriene Lim]
Meet the Candidates, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 7. [OU Office of Government Relations hosts community event]
A bump in the road, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 8. [Background details on speed bump in front of Human Health Building and complaints]
Max Brooks scares up a crowd with zombie and parenting talk, by Mark McMillan. p. 9. [Campus event]
A guide to haunted attractions, by Shannon Coughlin. p. 10-11. [Local Halloween atttractions featured: Erebus, Sinister Haunted House, Haunted Blakes, and Realm of Darkness]
Grizzlies hope for a banner year, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 12. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Grizzlies look to bounce back, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 13-14. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
Fiends and fans flock to Flint fright fest, by Brian Johnson. p. 15. [Highlights from second annual Flint Horror Con held at Flint Masonic Temple]
Geek rock, by Katie Williams. p. 17. [Interview with E-Learning department staffers about their band, Stroller Coaster]
Bruner's mission to change India, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 18. [Interview with student Molly Bruner and her efforts to help poor orphans in India]
Man on the street, by Allen Jordan. p. 18. [Student poll about best places to hang out on and off campus]
Save the hoe, hoe, hoes for Christmas. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-10-31 [v. 39, no.10]

Make your vote count in the presidential elections. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Your voice valued, OUSC provides 'Voting for Dummies' workshop for students, first-time voters, by Robbie Williford. p. 4.
Letter to the editor, by Allyn Ravitz. p. 4.
Keeping them for good, by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Representatives from 15 of Michigan's universities plan on attending student retention conference called "Completing College: What It Takes... What's at Stake"]
Hannah Hall rooms receive renovations, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6. [Vacated space by the School of Nursing in Hannah Hall leaves room for renovations that include labs for natural sciences and physics]
Reservation for one, by Allen Jordan. p. 6. [Students who conplete University Libraries User Survey automatically entered in drawing with grand prize of winner's choice of a parking spot]
Kresge: 24/7 access is success, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7.
Campus briefs, by Lilly Reid. p. 7. [Workshop aimed to recognize signs of depression and anxiety, Career Services host social media etiquette dinner, Veterans Support Services is holding a toys for tots drive]
Energy-efficient water heaters earn Consumers Energy rebate, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 8. [Ann V. Nicholson Apartments eco-friendly water heater project earned rebate of $163,750]
Voter Guide, by Kevin Graham, Jennifer Holychuk, Christ Lauritsen, Misha Mayhand, Nichole Seguin and Katie Williams, graphic design by, Frank Lepkowski and Katelyn Pesola. p. 9-15. [Bi-partisan guide to the 2012 presidential elections]
Oakland starts strong, by Damien Dennis. p. 16. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Francis: 'I want others to know', by Katie Williams. p. 17-18. [Athletics: Women's basketball coach shares story of childhood sexual abuse]
Oakland Circuit Court judge seats challenged, by Constance Jabro. p. 21. [Oakland County 6th circuit court judges in face 2 newcomers in November election]
The mitten is smitten, by Lauren Kroetsch. p. 23. [Alum and local musician Pato Margetic voted Cosmopolitan magazine's Michigan eligible bachelor of the year]
Awakening the taboo, by Misha Mayhand. p. 23. [Rock musical "Spring Awakening" on campus with performances by MTD students]
Vote Tweedle-Dee/Dumb for President! by Dylan Dulberg. p. 24. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-11-07 [v. 39, no.11]

A call to action: Help us figure out what's next. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Post plans changes that include increased web presence]
The right to bear bus, by Kevin Graham. p. 4. [OU shuttle buses not yet in compliance with Michigan law for handicap assessibilty for off-campus trips]
Has campaigning gone too far?, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 5. [Editorial on annoyance of political messages overload]
Obama: Unfit for the Presidential Office, by Nick Walter. p. 5. [Letter to the editor]
Beyond the college classroom, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [Charter schools and OU involvement]
Student waives preliminary exam, by Natalie Popovski and Nichole Seguin. p. 6. [Reanna Douglas court case for charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct]
Campaign roundup event to discuss election results, impact, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 7. [Sixth annual Campaign Roundup]
Academic Advising Award nominations come to an end, by Kevin Graham. p. 8.
Remembering the dead, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 9. [Pictorial on Day of the Dead event at OU]
On to the next four Obama declared presidential elect, by Katie Williams, Nichole Seguin and Dylan Dulberg. p. 10-11.
Overcoming step-by-step, by Damien Dennis. p. 12-13. [Spotlight on student and OU softball player Kylie Schlaz for overcoming paralysis and climbing Chicago's Willis Tower]
Capturing Gold, by Allen Jordan. p. 14. [Athletics: Men's soccer]
Hepburn's recreates old Hollywood, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 15. [Hepburn's Crepe and Coffee located at the Village of Rochester Hills showcased]
'Coats for the Cold' kicks off in Oakland, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 16. [26th Annual winter coat drive partners together the Oakland County police and the Oakland County Animal Shelter]
Keys to success, by Misha Mayhand. p. 17-18. [Pictorial on student Robert Webb and his musical talents both on the piano and vocals]
Bringing sexy back to the White House, by Katie Williams. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2012-11-07 [v. 39, no.12]

Crying wolf: OUPD's alert system erroneously reports 'shots fired'. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Glitch in OUPD message alert system raises questions and concerns]
OUSC extends open invitation, by Robbie Williford. p.4 [Invitation to OU student population from OUSC Vice President to get involved with Student Congress]
Start taking action on student debt, by Henry Baskin / Guest columnist. p. 4. [Editorial]
Your voice needed for large-scale university proposals, initiatives, by Jessica Drogowski and Ben Eveslage / Guest columnists. p. 5. [Editorial]
Clearing the air, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6. [OU Administrative Policy 475 may soon be updated to a smoke free campus]
Technical glitch causes incorrect OUPD alert, by Natalie Popovski and Nichole Seguin. p. 6.
Overbooked First Year Advising Center rumors are untrue, by Misha Mayhand. p. 7. [Center running a test period for group meetings during what has been walk-in advising times for individuals]
New media minor to be offered in 2013 fall semester, by Victoria Craw. p. 7.
In-state tuition granted to veterans, Ohio residents, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [BOT approves policy granting in-state tuition to all student veterans]
Paying full ticket price, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 9. [On-campus parking violations procedures and policies explained]
Knowing their limits, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 10-11. [OU's efforts to promote alcohol education and awareness keeps MIP arrests below other Michigan colleges]
Grizzlies topple no.4 Buckeyes in tourney, by Damien Dennis. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's soccer]
Despite injury, Watterworth leads, by Allen Jordan. p. 13. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
Grizzlies on the gridiron, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Club football at OU has passed all the necessary startup procedures]
Closing the distance to Detroit, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 15. [Music review of band Go Radio; scheduled to play in Detroit Nov. 25]
Searing the competition, by Natalie Popvoski. p. 17. [Chartwell's Executive Chef John Miller wins gold at 23rd International Culinary Art Exhibition]
Under wraps, by Stephanie Sokol and Lilly Reid. p. 18. [Pictorial of students and scarves]
Shave me from myself, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
Weekly top ten: Top 10 things you don't want to hear on your voice mail, by Dylan Dulberg and Brian Figurski. p. 20. [satire]


2012-11-28 [v. 39, no.12?]

No ifs, ands or butts. Staff editorial. p. 4. [OU's progression towards an across campus smoking ban good move]
Bike lock system for Bike Loan Program proposed, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 6. [Proposal for Wi-Fi controlled SMART bikes in development by engineering team and OUSC]
New OUSC initiative aims to increase student org involvement, by Misha Mayhand. p. 6. [New email called connectOU links students to student organizations]
Beaumont and Henry Ford Health Systems agree to merger, by Sarah Blanchette. p. 7.
Getting the picture, by Kevin Graham. p. 8. [Yearbook Club plan on producing its first yearbook next year]
Next Meadow Brook Ball to be two-day event, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 8. [The 41st Meadow Brook ball scheduled for February 1-2]
Press to start, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 9. [Vending machine in Oakland Center with DVD and games to rent or purchase]
Top 12 in 2012, by Natalie Popovski and Nichole Seguin. p. 10-11. [Pictorial of notable campus news events]
Stengthening the modern athlete, by Damien Dennis. p. 12. [Athletics: Todd Wohlfeil, director of strength and conditioning campus athletics interviewed]
Men's basketball tired early in the season, by Damien Dennis. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Coach Greg Kampe is nearing milestone, by Bobby Brooks. p. 14. [Athletics: Men's basketball coach Greg Kampe nearing 30th season at Oakland]
Cliff Bells welcomes Grizzly jazz band, by Misha Mayhand. p. 15.
Young leading the young, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 17. [OU student Chris Young elected to the Romeo School Board]
Nice 'stache, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 18. [Pictorial on No-Shave November a campaign to build awareness for prostate cancer and othe men's health issues]
The last 'Mouthing Off' you'll get, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]
Weekly top 10, by Dylan Dulberg. p. 20. [Satire]


2013-01-09 [v. 39, no.13]

A nation in need of gun control. Staff editorial. p. 3.
Finding your niche at Oakland University, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [OUSC Vice President offers ways to get involved and stay informed on campus]
Keeping the Bear Bus rolling, by Katie Williams. p. 5. [Updates on Bear Bus program]
Magnetic attraction, by Kevin Graham. p. 6. [OU partnering with Avondale School District to open a clinical laboratory school for students in the education program]
Group of students continue to push for gender-neutral restrooms
, by Natalie Popovski. p. 7. [GSA, the Gender and Sexuality Center and Student Congress working toward getting gender-neutral bathrooms in every building on campus]
It's all Greek to me, by Jennifer Holychuck. p. 8-9. [Guide to soriority and fraternity life on campus]
Dollars & Cents, by Jennifer Holychuk, Lex Lee and Frank Lepkowski. p. 10-11. [How University donations are generated and dispursed]
Matching jerseys, matching genes, by Lindsay Beaver. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's basketball team players Annemarie and Elizabeth Hamlet are spotlighted]
A Miner change, by Kevin Graham. p. 13. [Athletics: Women's softball new head coach Connie Miner introduction]
Golf program signs new talent for 2013-14 season, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Oakland men's and women's golf]
Picking up good donations, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 15. [Local band Royal Hoax generates revenue for Gleaners Food Bank with their charity Rock4Hunger]
Helping Honduras for the holidays, by Stephanie Sokol. p. 17. [Interview with senior Brandon Hanna who traveled to Santa Rosa, Honduras with the OU Medical and Dental chapter of Global Brigades]
Suspending disbelief with 'Lies', by Misha Mayhand. p. 19. [Meadow Brook Theatre production of 'White Lies' scheduled Jan.3 to Feb. 3]
Creeping in the New Year, by Brian Figurski. p. 20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2013-01-16 [v. 39, no.14]

Be professional or GTFO. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Even with newly passed Michigan Public Act 478 of 2012 people need to be careful about putting personal info on internet]
Shooting would have occurred even with more rules, by Ethan Arlen. p. 4. [Letter to the editor]
Demonstrators give peace a chance, by Ashley Mohler. p. 5. [Peace and Justice Group of St. John Fisher Chapel University Parish demonstrate on the corner of University Drive and Squirrel Road]
Synder, Daymond John to speak at Keeper of the Dream, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 7.
Crossing countries to enhance the classroom, by Kevin Graham. p. 9. [Partnership with OU School of Engineering and Changchun University of Technology in northeastern province of Jilin, China]
Gaining 'a traction' to the Motor City, by Allen Jordan, Stephanie Preweda and Nichole Seguin. p. 10-11. [2013 North American International Auto Show]
Defending their crown, by Lindsay Beaver. p. 12. [Athletics: Women's lacrosse team]
Sporting Blitz, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 12. [Athletics]
A key contributor, by Allen Jordan. p. 13. [Athletics: Men's basketball]
Watterworth to sit out rest of season, seeks redshirt, by Timothy Pontzer. p. 14. [Athletics: Women's basketball]
Where the runway ends, by Stephanie Preweda. p. 15. [Alum and Miss Michigan 2012 Angela Venditti shares experience competing in Miss America pageant]
Bringing 'Flavor' to Sterling Heights, by Kevin Graham and Misha Mayhand. p. 16. [Restaurant review for Flavor Flav's Chicken and Ribs located in Sterling Heights]
Have blues, will travel, by Jennifer Holychuk. p. 17. [Local band 'The Deals' with students John Bivens, Christian Brendel and Kyle Marker are competing at the national level of the International Youth Blues Challenge]
Don't be butthurt, bro, by Clare LaTorre. p. 17. [Interview with Adam DeVine star of Comedy Central show "Workaholics"]
It's in the bag, by Lily Reid and Stephanie Sokol. p. 18. [Pictorial on handbags students carry on-campus]
I'm not a princess, by Katie Williams. p.20. [Mouthing off / satire]


2013-01-23 [v. 39, no.15]

Enough to make you sick. Staff editorial. p. 3. [Support of President Obama's vision of better health care for everyone in the United States]
Make a difference: Run for president, VP, legislator, by Robbie Williford. p. 4. [Current OUSC Vice President shares Student Congress experiences and issues invitation to student body to run for office]
Keeping the dream alive, by Kevin Graham. p. 5. [Highlights from Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Celebration]
Testing the system, by Allen Jordan. p. 6.



 



 


 




 



 














 






 







 

 


 



 














 




 

 



 

 









 




 






 

 

 

 

 

 


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