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Float in the air on aerial silks »

05:40 pm | BY ASHLEY LUCKEE OU News Bureau Ringstar Studio in Ann Arbor offers such classes as yoga, capoeira, which is a Brazilian mixed martial art, and aerial silks. Diane Barbeau leased the building and…

Dec 7 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

As seasons change, so do farmers’ markets »

07:52 am | Vendors at farmers’ markets offer locally grown food that supports their region’s economy. One such vendor is Ziehm Greenhouse and Produce of Romeo, which has a stand in the Flint Farmers’ Market in downtown…

Dec 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Game developers follow their dreams »

07:10 am | Dirt House Gaming from Davison, Michigan, is an independent game development group creating a dungeon crawler type video game tentatively named Paradorx – Redux. Dirt House expects to have a running demo by…

Dec 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fuel-efficient drivers cry foul at parking spots (video) »

10:18 am | A new round of complaints is arising from the parking lots around Oakland University.  It appears special parking spots designated for fuel-efficient vehicles are filling up with gas-guzzling vehicles. And fuel-efficient drivers are crying…

Mar 16 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

More housing, more parking at Oakland University (video) »

09:45 pm | A new student housing structure planned for Oakland University’s campus is expected to help reshape the image of the university for many students. OU News Bureau Reporter Kiera Sterverson brings us the details…

Mar 7 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Not-so-sweet tales of Valentine’s Day »

02:41 pm | The spirit of Valentine’s Day is approaching. News Bureau reporters Barbara Kallasides and Mark McMillan captured the memories of several Oakland University students, many who hope to have a better Valentine’s Day this…

Jan 31 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
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Onyx skaters head to nationals »

06:48 pm | BY CHEYANNE KRAMER OU News Bureau A group of high school aged girls stand at attention around their coaches,…

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At Ardent, the writing’s on the shirt »

05:11 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau Working at a small desk in a small office in Madison Heights is…

Feb 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

When Rochester’s Big Bright Light Show ends »

07:33 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau The Big Bright Light Show has become a definer for Rochester. The 1.5…

Feb 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Karate’s newest clients: kids »

08:17 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau In the ’70s and ’80s, karate studios were dominated by adults and teens…

Jan 29 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

You have one hour to escape this room »

09:37 am | BY ERIN BEN-MOCHE OU News Bureau A group of friends are locked in a library and have an hour…

Jan 27 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Pet moods shift in winter, some owners say »

08:05 am | BY JONATHAN JACKSON OU News Bureau Less daylight and colder temperatures can affect a person’s mood, and researchers are now questioning whether it’s the same for our pets. A study by the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals, a veterinary charity in the United Kingdom, found that 68 percent of pets are actually “grumpier” in the…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Onyx skaters head to nationals »

06:48 pm | BY CHEYANNE KRAMER OU News Bureau A group of high school aged girls stand at attention around their coaches, standing still on slick ice. Black dresses reveal blue underskirts whenever they move. They stood silent, listening intently to their coach. Their performances played back before them on a small screen, and they stood, nitpicking even…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Onyx skaters head to nationals »

06:48 pm | BY CHEYANNE KRAMER OU News Bureau A group of high school aged girls stand at attention around their coaches, standing still on slick ice. Black dresses reveal blue underskirts whenever they move. They stood silent, listening intently to their coach. Their performances played back before them on a small screen, and they stood, nitpicking even…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Interesting Class: Sensation and Perception »

07:31 pm | Oakland University has adapted to students’ needs, expanding intellectual horizons to offer nontraditional courses that stretch beyond core subjects and allow students to explore other areas of interest. OU News Bureau reporter Audrey Ryskamp caught up with Professor Dean Purcell to learn about a class called Sensation  & Perception (PSY 311). What department is the…

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Learning foreign language a way to connect with others »

11:05 pm | BY STEVIE THIEDA OU News Bureau People are connected more than ever because of advancements in technology, social networking, the Internet and travel. While communication with people around the world is easier, there is an important area that still needs improvement —learning a foreign language. More than 90 percent of children in Europe begin learning…

Apr 7 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

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Pet moods shift in winter, some owners say »

08:05 am | BY JONATHAN JACKSON OU News Bureau Less daylight and colder temperatures can affect a person’s mood, and researchers are now questioning whether it’s the same for our pets. A study…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PR master: Wherever you go, don’t forget to give back »

09:31 pm | BY JONATHAN JACKSON OU News Bureau Whether he’s running a public relations firm, producing a Hollywood film or supporting his favorite museum…

Sep 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Pet peeves about profs »

03:37 pm | BY JOSEPH ABRO OU News Bureau It’s not unusual for students to have that one professor they will never forget. Sometimes it’s…

Apr 24 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Student-athletes pick up skills for the working world »

10:13 pm | BY SHANNON CLEVELAND OU News Bureau Coaches stress to their student-athletes that the student comes first, then the athlete. But many collegiate…

Apr 17 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
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Giant helmets a fan favorite »

01:14 pm | BY KAITLIN SLOAN OU News Bureau When 23-year-old cystic fibrosis patient Steven Strickland puts his mind to something, big things can happen.…

Feb 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Pizzeria by sinkhole: Yes, we’re open! »

04:33 pm | BY SCOTT SANDORA OU News Bureau One Fraser business owner is using pizza to aid in the town’s efforts to solve its…

Feb 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Black Friday shoppers find camaraderie »

09:54 am | BY COLLEEN KOWALEWSKI OU News Bureau Black Friday. The phrase conjures images of near-riots over televisions at Best Buy and fistfights over…

Dec 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Teaching real-world skills at Macomb Academy »

04:05 pm | BY FAITH BRODY OU News Bureau Macomb Academy is a place where opportunity abounds. The charter school serves 18 to 26 year…

Nov 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

E-commerce going through the roof »

08:47 pm |   BY STEPHEN WASNUK OU News Bureau Long checkout lines and carts blocking the aisles can be avoided with online shopping. Technological…

Nov 18 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

In Armada, the dead come alive »

11:14 am | BY COLLEEN KOWALEWSKI OU News Bureau One day each year on the streets of Armada, the living dead take over the town…

Oct 9 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Taking Rover on the road »

08:02 pm | BY FAITH BRODY OU News Bureau Taking your furry friend on vacation can be a joy — and a hassle. Vacationing with…

Sep 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

In Utica, it’s ‘Play Ball!’ »

03:43 pm | BY STEPHEN WASNUK OU News Bureau Four hundred zombies were seen roaming in Utica at Jimmy John’s Field. Don’t worry, they weren’t…

Sep 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

The declining popularity of golf »

01:50 pm | BY MICHAEL KEENAN OU News Bureau Golf has existed in the United States since the 1890s and has been a big part…

Apr 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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The Clean Plate targets allergies, health »

12:05 pm | BY SHELBY TANKERSLEY OU News Bureau When it opened in 2014, The Clean Plate in Shelby Township set out to serve anyone regardless of dietary needs. It is mainly a…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Card store moves into new era »

07:41 pm | BY KAITLIN SLOAN OU News Bureau Raad Ankawi holds his own at his Sterling Heights sports card collectors shop in this ever-advancing era of technology. Ankawi was a card collector…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Chili lovers drain bowls at cook-off »

07:16 pm | BY STEVE SKIPINSKI OU News Bureau Chili ran out at the 2nd Annual Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Chili Cook Off in Armada. Blake’s Cider Mill hosted its second annual chili cook-off Jan.…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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