Nice ‘stache: students show off their facial fuzz for No-Shave November, Movember

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post With the efforts of Movember to “change the face of men’s health” by building awareness for prostate cancer and other men’s health issues, according to the Movember informational website, many Oakland University men have been growing out their whiskers. Some men participate in the annual trend, while others claim to alwaysContinue reading “Nice ‘stache: students show off their facial fuzz for No-Shave November, Movember”

Fashion House of Oakland University hosts #TrafficStoppers fashion show

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post The Fashion House of Oakland University hosted the first #TrafficStoppers Fashion Show Nov. 27 at 7p.m. The event  featured styles from 10 Michigan fashion designers in addition to performances by student groups. “I thought it would be a good fashion show,” freshman, Kenyetta Morgan, said. “I’m really into fashionContinue reading “Fashion House of Oakland University hosts #TrafficStoppers fashion show”

Student Chris Young is elected to Romeo District School Board

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post On Election Day this year, Chris Young was the first college student to be elected to the Romeo School Board. He received 32.2 percent of the vote, beating the second chair, who received 28.1 percent. “I love helping individuals try to get a message out and that’s what IContinue reading “Student Chris Young is elected to Romeo District School Board”

Next Meadow Brook Ball to be two-day event

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post The 41st Meadow Brook Ball will be hosted back-to-back as two events, Feb. 1 and 2. Both are open to all students. “It’s a really unique experience,” Maria Willett, Meadow Brook Ball Committee president, said. “There is no other formal dance event here and a lot of people haveContinue reading “Next Meadow Brook Ball to be two-day event”

OUSC, engineering team up to transform Bike Loan Program

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post After issues with the past Bike Share Program, the Bike Loan Program was developed earlier this year to create a  more efficient and accountable on-campus green transportation system, where students checked out and took responsibility for bikes. Oakland University Student Congress and the engineering department joined to develop aContinue reading “OUSC, engineering team up to transform Bike Loan Program”

OU alumnus wins international marketing award

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Oakland University post-masters alumnus Yannick Greiner was honored with the Individual Platinum Award from the Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit for his work marketing Rugged Liner products internationally. “I was surprised, overjoyed and proud,” Greiner said. “I gave a quick speech about the growth of international sales. IContinue reading “OU alumnus wins international marketing award”

Understanding Oakland University parking violations, repercussions

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Illegal parking is an issue at Oakland University, according to Oakland University Police Department Captain Mark Gordon. This activity endangers students and pedestrians and puts a lot at risk, which is why OUPD recommends students look a little harder for a spot. Increased amount of tickets The first monthContinue reading “Understanding Oakland University parking violations, repercussions”

Election results discussed at 2012 Campaign Roundup

The political science department hosted its sixth Campaign Roundup on Thursday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center. The event included a panel of political professionals who broke down results of the presidential, Senate and proposal campaigns. Chuck Stokes from WXYZ-TV, Christy McDonald of Detroit Public Television, Rich RobinsonContinue reading “Election results discussed at 2012 Campaign Roundup”

Hepburn’s recreates old Hollywood

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Photos from classic Audrey Hepburn films line the walls. old Hollywood soundtrack fill the air along with the scent of coffee and desserts. Hepburn’s Crêpe and Coffee at the Village of Rochester Hills provides a casual dining experience with an old Hollywood feel. With a background in business, bankingContinue reading “Hepburn’s recreates old Hollywood”