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You have no excuses, vote in this election

By Web Master

September 24, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALIt is likely that by now your planners, PDAs, and calendars are all chock-full of important dates. Fortunately, we're here to tell you that there is only one date that matters.On Nov. 4, 2008, the United States of ...

Four on four

By Web Master

September 24, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Which issue in this year's presidential election is the most important to you?Chris Dunham, FreshmanUndecided"Economic change. It's kind of a broad issue."Lisa Egle, SeniorElementary Education Major"Universal health care is a big one. It's probab...

Are the lives of socialites really that interesting?

By Web Master

September 17, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By Nick DegelManaging EditorAre we really that fascinated with the lives of the young, rich and famous?Hollywood seems to think so. That can be the only explanation for their inundating TV with the lives of young, rich socialites...

Do pundits really know what’s best?

By Web Master

September 17, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALWhat kind of person are you? Where do your ideologies lie?Are you a Scarborough person? Maybe you're an Olbermann person or, on the other side of the coin, an O'Reilly person. People ask you what you think about polit...

New Wilson security may send the wrong message

By Web Master

September 10, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALFor over half a century, students and faculty have taken advantage of the open nature of Oakland University. We're accustomed to walking down the hallways of any building and visiting professors in their offices...

Google releases beta version of new web browser

By Web Master

September 10, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By Erik AndersonGUEST COLUMNISTHello there! This column will be used to tell you, the Oakland University community, about all of the latest and greatest happenings in the world of technology. We'll also discuss your technolog...

Media lost its focus

By Web Master

September 3, 2008

Filed under Opinion

According to the Columbia Journalism Review, approximately 15,000 journalists showed up in Denver for the Democratic National Convention. But if you have been watching the news for the past 18 months, you might think that there...

OU offers sign up for emergency texting

By Web Master

September 3, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Sam LucidoOUPDCheif of PoliceOakland University has always been a very safe campus community. Crime statistics and other relevant data continually support the fact that our campus is one of the safest geographical locations i...

OU alum put off by Kid Rock’s ‘All Summer Long’

By Web Master

September 3, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Kenneth HrehaGuest ColumnistAfter listening to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick dish out the racism card in addressing the motives of Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, I thought he was a bit off his rocker.Then again, I also though...

Tuition increase makes sense, but students deserved some input

By Web Master

July 15, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIAL*Updated August 30, 2008It seems that for Oakland University students there are a few guarantees in life: death, taxes and the ever-increasing tuition rates for higher education.OU's board of trustees voted on June 2...

The ins and outs of OU’s rising tuition

By Web Master

July 15, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By DAN EVOLAStudent body Vice PresidentGUEST COLUMNI was recently invited to a meeting regarding this year's increase in tuition with some prominent members of the administration. Students may not pay attention to most of the wo...

Student Congress wants your ideas

By Web Master

June 11, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Guest Columnist STEVE CLARKStudent Body PresidentI like to spend money; whether it's on clothes, food, an iPod or at the bar. I think other people like to spend money too. I am inviting everyone that is involved with Oakland Univ...

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