Oakland University Robotics Club’s hard work pays off

Stephanie Sokol for OU SECS The Oakland University Robotics Association knows the value of hard work. Taking home First Place for the Main Autonomous Navigation Challenge, Third Place in the Basic Autonomous Challenge, Third Place in the Interoperability Profile Challenge and the Grand Award for Overall Performance at the 22nd annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition didn’t come easy. “(Winning) was anContinue reading “Oakland University Robotics Club’s hard work pays off”

Michigan Pinball Expo returns for fifth year

Stephanie Sokol and Stevie Thieda for The Pit Five years ago, John Kosmal started the Michigan Pinball Expo to unite local pinball machine collectors, and increase the sport’s popularity among people of all ages. “The idea behind it was, we had a bunch of collectors in the area that were into collecting pinball machines,” KosmalContinue reading “Michigan Pinball Expo returns for fifth year”

Pure Environment: Everybody can help save the planet

For Laughter as Therapeutic Modality, we had to choose a topic to create a public service announcement commercial for. We chose environmental conservation. Our Pure Michigan Spoof shares a message about the need to make an effort to improve the environment.

Lucky Leprechaun Race leaves Utica seeing green

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Click for slideshow People flaunted their green apparel and clover leaf accessories early this  weekend, as Utica DDA hosted its first-ever Lucky Leprechaun Race. A costume contest gave 471 runners and walkers an opportunity to show off their St. Patrick’s Day style, while the 5K and Green Mile racesContinue reading “Lucky Leprechaun Race leaves Utica seeing green”

San Francisco Street Style: Photo Gallery

I spent last weekend in San Francisco for the Associate Collegiate Press Convention. In our free time, we discovered the city. Style was all around. Skinny jeans, boots, moccasins and scarves were among top popular looks for Californians in the cool springtime weather. Colored tops and patterns were also common; navy was one of theContinue reading “San Francisco Street Style: Photo Gallery”