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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…

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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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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…

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Water crisis endangers Flint pets »

Money collected in the donation jar will help provide Flint pets with clean water./PHOTO JACQUELINE RONDEAU

12:00 am | BY JACQUELINE RONDEAU OU News Bureau Four-legged residents of Flint are in need of clean water, too. Li’l Nell’s…

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Animal communicator a hit at Michigan Winter Dog Classic »

Leslie Cirinesi said she has “a gift” that allows her to understand what pets are thinking and feeling. PHOTO/CAITLIN RENTON

11:17 am | BY CAITLIN RENTON OU News Bureau When pet owners want to know what their pets are thinking or feeling,…

Jan 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Mercy and compassion at United We Walk »

Bundled-up participants marched to support diversity and equality. PHOTO/CAITLIN RENTON

11:16 pm | BY CAITLIN RENTON OU News Bureau A Supreme Court justice spoke about Martin Luther King Jr. and the importance…

Jan 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tattoo artists criticize home machines »

Medical-grade gloves are required for use when practicing body art or handling disposable equipment. PHOTO/ANTHONY BEST

08:12 pm | BY ANTHONY BEST OU News Bureau Professionals in the body art industry are urging prospective tattoo artists to stick…

Dec 16 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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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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Roller hockey entices fans with Game of the Week »

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 ever. The National Roller Hockey League commissioner said he couldn’t believe the response the league is getting after coming out with the Game of the Week this season. Fans can watch the game…

Feb 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Roller hockey entices fans with Game of the Week »

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 ever. The National Roller Hockey League commissioner said he couldn’t believe the response the league is getting after coming out with the Game of the Week this season. Fans can watch the game…

Feb 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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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…

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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 »

Semi-pro football keeps the fantasy alive »

05:15 pm | BY ANTHONY BEST OU News Bureau The Michigan-based Rivals Professional Football League offers more than just a second chance to NFL dreamers.…

Dec 7 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Drive’s goal is books for children »

Mari Pionk's book drive accepts books for reading levels K-12. They will be given out to children and also used to stock the Down Syndrome Guild's library. PHOTO/SHELBY STEWART

08:51 am | BY SHELBY STEWART OU News Bureau If children aren’t able to read at their level by fourth grade, they are not likely…

Dec 7 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fitzgerald football coach: ‘Sky is the limit’ »

Skop works with the Varsity as well as the JV teams, often combining practices. PHOTO/ANTHONY BEST

07:41 am | BY ANTHONY BEST OU News Bureau The Warren Fitzgerald Spartans are becoming a familiar face in the MHSAA football playoffs under head…

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,…

Dec 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Taking fitness to the pole »

Instructor Melanie Pagel (right) demonstrates moves on the pole as the class follows. PHOTO/BRITTANY SCHOEL

08:32 am | BY BRITTANY SCHOEL OU News Bureau The world of fitness is welcoming a new trend: pole dancing. Though associated mainly with nightclubs,…

Nov 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Team effort creates warmth for the needy »

Blankets are made in many colors and patterns. PHOTO/BRITTANY SCHOEL

08:21 am |   BY BRITTANY SCHOEL OU News Bureau While the temperature in Detroit is dropping, the need for warmth remains steady. That’s something…

Nov 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Shrek the Musical’ takes shape at Richmond Aud »

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10:39 pm | BY SHELBY STEWART OU News Bureau Every year, actors in community and high school theater put their blood, sweat and tears into…

Nov 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Tillson Street goes all out on Halloween »

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01:15 pm | BY LAUREN BARTHOLD OU News Bureau For one month out of the year, a quiet Romeo road transforms into a Halloween haunt.…

Oct 31 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Roller hockey entices fans with Game of the Week »

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 ever. The National Roller Hockey League commissioner said…

Feb 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Lights and music accompanied skaters. PHOTO/JACQUELINE RONDEAU

Warren skaters glide to the glow »

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 entertained. The Warren Parks and Recreation invited skaters…

Jan 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Apps track buses, traffic, snowplows »

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, MDOT and SMART have eased driving concerns, offering…

Dec 10 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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