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“La La Land”: An ambitious musical that delivers on all fronts

Lawson Robinson, Movie Columnist

January 10

Filed under Opinion

In 2012, Damien Chazelle penned and directed the film "Whiplash," which garnered five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. I found this film to be a bleak masterpiece based in music with strong performances. Upon discovering...

Drew’s Review: Music to look forward to in 2017

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

January 10

Filed under Opinion

As virtually every rapper dropped an album in 2016, it can be difficult to drum up the same amount of excitement for the new year. Luckily, for those who can’t get enough hip-hop in their daily lives, music’s landscape has ...

Political Focus: five states enter new year with ‘bathroom bills’

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 10

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

In the first days of 2017, five states have introduced new legislation limiting access to public bathrooms to the gender assigned at birth, not preferred gender identity. The “bathroom bills” fuel the debate surrounding transgender...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 rap songs that have their own dances

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist

January 4

Filed under Opinion

“Crank That,” Soulja Boy Tell 'Em “Milly Rock,” 2 Milly “Teach Me How to Dougie,” Cali Swag District “Walk It Out,” Unk “2 Step,” Unk “It’s Goin’ Down,” Yung Joc “Stanky Leg,” GS ...

Spending smarts for 2017

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

January 3

Filed under Opinion

The holidays are a time when most people spend more money than they plan on. We cook big dinners, buy people gifts and buy things for ourselves when we see something on sale. That adds up pretty fast. Some research recently done by Edvis...

Political Focus: Russia’s interference with the U.S. election

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 3

Filed under Opinion

What happened? On July 22, Wikileaks, a media outlet specializing in the release of unauthorized documents and secret information, released revealing emails obtained from the accounts of members of the Democratic National ...

The President’s Report: Jan. 4, 2017

Zack Thomas, Student Body President

January 3

Filed under Opinion

Hello, my fellow Oakland University students! I hope that you all had a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah and/or Happy Holidays and a fantastic break! I would like to take this President’s Report and do something new: Student...

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Alex Stevens

Allison Bohn, Special lecturer, Department of Writing and Rhetoric

November 29

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Letters To Editor

This is an open letter to Alex Stevens regarding his opinion on President Hynd’s message about the election: As an instructor and alumni of Oakland University, I was not only appreciative but proud of President Hynd’s le...

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