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  • Dorsey-Walker looks past Oakland basketball

    Dorsey-Walker looks past Oakland basketball

    AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

    March 28, 2017

    As the lone senior on the men’s basketball team, Sherron Dorsey-Walker has proved his talents on and off the basketball court. After being named valedictorian at Pershing High School, Dorsey-Walker continued his academic success at Oakland, taking classes to work toward a bachelor’s degree in integr...

    Senior Sherron-Dorsey Walker is the only graduating senior from Team 50.

    Nowshin Chowdhury

  • Students show their stuff at OU Has Talent

    Students show their stuff at OU Has Talent

    Robert Ogg, Staff Reporter

    March 28, 2017

    Students of all class standings came to flaunt their best talents in the Student Program Board's annual OU Has Talent event on Monday, March 27. The event was held from 7:15-11 p.m. in 201 Dodge Hall.  “This event is a talent show,” said Cassie Hock, president of SPB. “Oakland University s...

    Emcees of the night, a-cappella group Six Appeal open the OU Has Talent show.

    Taylor Stinson

  • Chartwells cafés, catering offer halal meat

    Chartwells cafés, catering offer halal meat

    Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor

    March 28, 2017

    Since the beginning of this semester, Chartwells has provided customers with a new halal chicken option on campus. The option is meant to serve OU's Muslim community. Syed Hussain, a senior majoring in electrical engineering at Oakland, initiated the proposal. He reached out to Kevin Peasgood,...

    The Bear Cave in the basement of the Oakland Center offers chicken pizza with halal chicken upon request.

    Nowshin Chowdhury

  • Grizz Hunt to offer challenges, prizes

    Grizz Hunt to offer challenges, prizes

    Laurel Kraus, Staff Reporter

    March 28, 2017

    While the idea of scavenger hunts has been around for a while, recent years have shown a definite spike in the activity. The competition is vastly becoming catered toward adults with hunts such as geocaching and GISHWHES (The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen), a creation by ac...

    Winners of the Grizz Hunt will take home trophy, medals or tshirts.

    Elyse Gregory

  • SATIRE: Satire writer turned president?

    SATIRE: Satire writer turned president?

    Simon Albaugh, Staff Reporter

    March 28, 2017

    I’ve kept my mouth shut, silently watching this horrifying presidential election unfold. And I can’t stand it anymore. I’m announcing my candidacy for Oakland University Student Congress president. Not because I want to see this place change for the better, and not to make sure your studen...

    Surprise candidate Simon Albaugh announces he will "make Oakland party again."

    Nowshin Chowdhury

Sports

Track and field opens outdoor season

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

Track and field opened its outdoor season this past weekend by sending athletes to two separate meets. The Golden Grizzlies participated in a two-day meet on March 24 at Raleigh Relays at North Carolina State University as...

March 28

Softball swept by YSU in league opener

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

On Friday, March 24, Oakland softball traveled to Youngstown, Ohio to begin Horizon League play against Youngstown State University. The Golden Grizzlies dropped their three-game series to the Penguins, bringing their re...

March 28

The Blitz: March 22, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

Baseball Oakland (1-16) dropped all three games in the series against Indiana State University (8-4, 9-5 and 5-4, respectively). In the series opener, the Golden Grizzlies held the lead through five innings, until...

March 21

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Opinion

Letter to the editor: Comments on forgotten Cadillac Tax

Michael Kepes

Hello: My comment is in reference to a story in the March 15 edition of The Post in the Perspectives section. The piece was titled "Political Focus: Congressional Republicans introduce Obamacare replacement bill" by Melissa Deatsch. I was just wondering why throughout th...

OPINION: Hello, I’m climate change! Formerly known as ‘global warming,’ formerly known as ‘global cooling’

Isaac Martin, Political Contributor

What government agency makes decisions so weighty they may cost the U.S. economy over $2.5 trillion and over 300,000 jobs over the next 15 years? What federal bureaucracy holds the power to potentially pull the plug on thousands of consumers at both the peak of su...

Drew’s Review: Drake’s ‘More Life’

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

After debuting on "OVO Sound Radio," Drake’s Apple Music Beats 1 Radio show, the October Firm released the playlist “More Life” — whatever that means. Since Billboard now accounts for streams, albums, mixtapes, and, yes, playlists, "More Lif...

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