OU students succeed at MHacks national programming competition

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Out of 1,000 students from across the nation competing at this year’s MHacks, 14 were from Oakland University, and Dominic Dabish, a senior computer science major, was on the team that earned the gold prize from Microsoft for their app development “Pong With Me.”  “The experience was pretty awesome,” Dabish said.Continue reading “OU students succeed at MHacks national programming competition”

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull ‘don’t stop the party’ at the Palace

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull brought endless energy and fun to The Palace of Auburn Hills Sunday Sept. 22, as they made a stop in Oakland County during their North American tour. Following a brief opening act by J Balvin, Iglesias took the stage, dressed casually in a plain white tee,Continue reading “Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull ‘don’t stop the party’ at the Palace”

Whitecaps defeat Snappers 2-1, completing three game sweep

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Joint efforts from West Michigan Whitecaps right-hander Austin Kubitza and new shortstop Will Adames helped the team defeat the Beloit Snappers 2-1 Sunday afternoon, a game that allowed them to complete a three game sweep. Nothing got past the 6-foot-5 Kubitza, who struck out eight runs, and Adames provided himContinue reading “Whitecaps defeat Snappers 2-1, completing three game sweep”

Indie pick of the week: The Deals

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit If you’re looking for that guitar-filled, classic-rock sound, this might be your band. Self-described as a “a late 60’s power trio sound with aggressive, expressive, and inventive playing on behalf of each and every member,” The Deals draw influence from some of the biggest names in rock ‘n roll. FriendsContinue reading “Indie pick of the week: The Deals”

Pop artist Vid Taylor reveals latest work, “The Times Newsaic”

Artist Vid Taylor’s latest project is newsworthy. Through ‘The Times Newsaic,” he transformed New York Times clips into something new– a series of collage pop art works. “(Through The Times Newsaic) I would like people to reflect on the world around them and the chaotic manner in which we are constantly barraged with ideas, images, andContinue reading “Pop artist Vid Taylor reveals latest work, “The Times Newsaic””

Flower power

Just because it’s snowing and chilly out, doesn’t mean your outfit has to reflect the weather. Channel spring by bringing blooms to your apparel. Floral print clothing is everywhere, and the gorgeous trend adds a feminine touch to any moment. Stores like Forever 21, Love Culture and H&M are stocking up on this earthy fashion…