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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…

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Game developers follow their dreams »

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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 »

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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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Up, up and away »

Hot air balloons are aircrafts and have to follow Federal Aviation Adminstration’s rules. PHOTO/ALYCIA SEMRAU

06:33 pm | BY ALYCIA SEMRAU OU News Bureau Fans blasting into the hot air balloon disrupt a quiet field. A pilot…

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The declining popularity of golf »

Players putt on the No. 9 green  at Timberwood Golf Course. PHOTO/ MICHAEL KEENAN

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

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Hit the road — and let the games begin »

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08:31 am | BY TAYLOR GOODFELLOW OU News Bureau Road trips are increasing in popularity. Eighty-three percent of adults in the U.S.…

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Hard work behind success of small businesses »

Michigan has more than 850,000 small businesses. PHOTO/ MICHAEL KEENAN

09:06 pm | BY MICHAEL KEENAN OU News Bureau Starting and maintaining a small business isn’t for everybody, but it can pay…

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Coach gets a second chance at life »

“The fact that I can teach and coach means all the world to me,” Ristau said.

02:31 pm | BY JOE BERNHARDT OU News Bureau When students and athletes hear the name Dan Ristau in Commerce Township they…

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Multi-age class blends three grades in Berkley »

07:17 pm | BY GRACE TURNER OU News Bureau A multi-age classroom at Anderson Middle School fosters teamwork for about 48 students per year in the Berkley School District. Concepts Consolidated, a program started by the husband-and-wife teaching team of Laura Scribner and Robert Snyder-Pitts, is a class of students from sixth, seventh, and eighth grade that focuses…

Apr 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Up, up and away »

06:33 pm | BY ALYCIA SEMRAU OU News Bureau Fans blasting into the hot air balloon disrupt a quiet field. A pilot squeezes the trigger and flames force heat into the opening. Then the aircraft drifts off into the sky. Similar to an escalator, a hot air balloon has a gentle up and out feel during launch. Gently…

Sep 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Hot air balloons are aircrafts and have to follow Federal Aviation Adminstration’s rules. PHOTO/ALYCIA SEMRAU

Up, up and away »

06:33 pm | BY ALYCIA SEMRAU OU News Bureau Fans blasting into the hot air balloon disrupt a quiet field. A pilot squeezes the trigger and flames force heat into the opening. Then the aircraft drifts off into the sky. Similar to an escalator, a hot air balloon has a gentle up and out feel during launch. Gently…

Sep 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Hot air balloons are aircrafts and have to follow Federal Aviation Adminstration’s rules. PHOTO/ALYCIA SEMRAU

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…

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Multi-age class blends three grades in Berkley »

07:17 pm | BY GRACE TURNER OU News Bureau A multi-age classroom at Anderson Middle School fosters teamwork for about 48 students per year in the Berkley School District. Concepts Consolidated, a program…

Apr 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Pet moods shift in winter, some owners say »

Some pets get lethargic in the winter, their owners say. PHOTO/JONATHAN JACKSON

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…

Dec 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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

Rick French speaks to students at Oakland University. COURTESY/SALWAN GEORGES, The Oakland Post

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…

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Pet peeves about profs »

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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 »
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Dogs and cats aren’t the only pets »

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10:28 am | ALEXIS APEL OU News Bureau Dogs aren’t the only pets that can be man’s best friend. Pets and Things Reptile Emporium is…

Apr 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

As Americans age, senior living homes open doors »

Rose residents enjoy lunch in the restaurant. PHOTO/MICHAEL KEENAN

09:13 am | Rose residents enjoy lunch in the restaurant. PHOTO/MICHAEL KEENAN BY MICHAEL KEENAN OU News Bureau About 10,000 people turn 65 in the…

Apr 7 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

A week before Chicago clashes, Trump supporters, protesters sparred in Warren »

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04:45 pm | The patriotism of Trump’s supporters was clear at the rally on Macomb Community College’s Warren campus on March 4. Many veterans were…

Mar 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Birth of club football at MSU »

Players come together in a huddle after working out at the combine. PHOTO/MICHAEL KEENAN

07:53 pm | BY MICHAEL KEENAN OU News Bureau It’s hard to believe that a university as large as Michigan State was never part of…

Feb 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tiny house movement spreads to classroom »

Bellos discovered tiny houses on Pinterest and knew right away he wanted a shot at building one. PHOTO/TAYLOR GOODFELLOW

02:52 pm | BY TAYLOR GOODFELLOW OU News Bureau According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median size of a newly built single-family home is…

Feb 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Roller hockey entices fans with Game of the Week »

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06:37 am | BY JOE BERNHARDT OU News Bureau Introducing the Game of the Week six weeks ago might have been Bob Clouston’s best idea…

Feb 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Warren skaters glide to the glow »

Lights and music accompanied skaters. PHOTO/JACQUELINE RONDEAU

12:19 pm | BY JACQUELINE RONDEAU OU NEWS BUREAU When winter hits and there’s not much happening outdoors, look to the community to keep you…

Jan 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Apps track buses, traffic, snowplows »

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08:01 pm | BY KAYLA VARICALLI OU News Bureau Construction zones and snow-filled streets delay motorists who lack up-to-date road conditions across Michigan. Wayne County,…

Dec 10 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Beauty and the vloggers »

Megan Morehead finishes applying her makeup filming a product tutorial PHOTO/AMANDA SMITH

09:48 pm | BY AMANDA SMITH OU News Bureau Beauty on YouTube has experienced a 50 percent growth rate in views between January 2014 and…

Dec 9 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Players putt on the No. 9 green  at Timberwood Golf Course. PHOTO/ MICHAEL KEENAN

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 of the sports world and economy. Lately, its…

Apr 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Hit the road — and let the games begin »

08:31 am | BY TAYLOR GOODFELLOW OU News Bureau Road trips are increasing in popularity. Eighty-three percent of adults in the U.S. take summer road trips, according to a 2014 survey from Bridgestone…

Apr 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Michigan has more than 850,000 small businesses. PHOTO/ MICHAEL KEENAN

Hard work behind success of small businesses »

09:06 pm | BY MICHAEL KEENAN OU News Bureau Starting and maintaining a small business isn’t for everybody, but it can pay big financial dividends if done correctly. Small businesses are started independently…

Apr 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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