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Jilian Linklater grew up in Lake Orion, MI only a few miles north of Oakland University. She studied song writing at Belmont University in Nashville but has been writing, singing, and playing guitar for much longer. Thursday at the Crofoot was only her second concert. Her first was a few […]

Concert Review: Jilian Linklater at The Crofoot + Interview


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By Haylie Presnell | @halcyonranger 6.01.15 When Elizabeth Grant fashioned the name “Lana Del Rey”, she meant to evoke a connection to paradise through the moniker and her music. To some listeners this idea was successful; to other listeners it was not. There’s no doubt Lana Del Rey is different […]

Concert Review: Lana Del Rey at DTE Energy Music Theatre


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Story by Jon Kassab Pictures by Matt McCormick “Welcome To The Birthplace of Techno” is printed front and center on the program guide you are handed upon entrance to Hart Plaza in Detroit, the setting of the 3-day festival, that phrase holds up after witnessing so much talent in one […]

Movement Music Festival 2015



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Story and pictures by Cosimo D’Aleo People of all ages, sexual orientation, color, and beliefs…hear me! I come to you as a simple man, but a man who has walked through the fire of ingenuity and creativity. Yes, I come to you from the holiest of holy’s, The Motor City […]

Motor City Comic Con 2015


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DJ Zach Micklea sits down with Tony from Great Lakes Swimmers for a pre-show interview. The band is fresh off the release of their new album, “A Forest of Arms” on Nettwerk Records, and is currently touring. Catch Zach’s show, Oakland Underground, Tuesdays at 4 p.m. on WXOU. https://soundcloud.com/wxou/great-lake-swimmers-interview-at-the-majestic-cafe   […]

Interview: Great Lakes Swimmers


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Eddie Money opens up DTE Energy Music Theatre once again this year on Friday, May 22nd. The “Two Tickets to Paradise” singer told WXOU he has been coming to Detroit for over 30 years: He touched on how his music has changed over the years: And his friends in the […]

Eddie Money interview and giveaway



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    5.15.14 By Erin Ben-Moche | @ebenmoche Photo By Jackson GilbertAs a follow up from WXOU’s previous story this morning, more information has been shared regarding the car accident on Pioneer Drive last night. OU’s Director of Media Relations, Brian Bierley confirms that 54-year-old Perry Badia of Rochester Hills was […]

NEWS: Confirmed information regarding the accident on Pioneer drive


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5.15.15 By Lauren Barthold | @bylaurenb Photo by Jackson Gilbert | The Oakland Post   An investigation is underway after the jogger who was hit by a car on Pioneer Drive has died. Oakland University Police Chief Mark Gordon is not releasing a name until the family is notified. The […]

NEWS: Jogger in Pioneer Drive accident dies


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5.14.15 By Erin Ben-Moche | @ebenmoche Photos by Jackson Gilbert | The Oakland Post Thursday night at 5:00pm, an accident occurred on the south side of Oakland University’s main campus. Minutes following, an advisory came out alerting the entire campus with this statement: “Pioneer Drive is closed on the south side […]

NEWS: Pioneer Drive closes for serious accident investigation



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WXOU, Oakland University’s premier college radio station, is proud to announce that we are giving away a pair of tickets for fans to attend The Movement Electronic Music Festival at Hart Plaza in Detroit, Michigan from Saturday May 23rd to May 25th. Enter your info below for your chance to win!

Movement Ticket Giveaway