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A new sexual education program in U.S. is a must

By Web Master

April 9, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALThink back to your days as an impressionable middle, or high school teenager. We can all relate, on some level or another, to the angst and frustration of that age, as our bodies were progressively developing i...

Why aren’t women stepping up to OU’s presidential podium

By Web Master

April 2, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALRob Meyer. Michael McGuinness. Jonathan Parks. Brian Tomina. Derek Dickow. Nick Mitchell.What is it that makes these names sound similar?It's the same element that makes this year's Oakland University presidential ...

Kwame, take a tip from Spitzer: cut and run!

By Web Master

March 26, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALPolitics is historically the venue for the unattractive to become famous. It is intriguing that such an unsexy profession is consistently invigorated by sensationalized acts of infidelity.From Eliot Spitzer's cute call...

Bleeding economy needs tourniquet, not bandage

By Web Master

March 20, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALDear Taxpayer,We at the government have decided to use you as part of the project to help stimulate the economy. As you know, the nation is in trouble, and we would like to provide you with some extra money to fix ou...

Democracy for sale

By Web Master

March 20, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALSo the presidential game is still on.This week, we had the primary on the bayou, in Mississippi, and before that, in Cheney's country, Wyoming.Still, the democratic race to the nomination is close â€" there i...

Who you gonna call Hillary?

By Web Master

March 12, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By TODD BUTKOVICHGuest Columnist It's 3 a.m. in the White House, sometime in early 2009. The phone rings, and on the other end is news of the start of some world crisis. North Korea or Iran announcing the launch of nuclear missiles. Prime ...

Concealed weapons won’t stop campus shootings

By Web Master

March 5, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIAL"Why don't we form a circle, pilgrim, so we can do some geometry."Welcome to WWWU: Wild, Wild West University, starring professor Johnson, with a Derringer, and Mary, the cheerleading captain, with a semi-automatic...

It’s time for the university to make a decision regarding the $4.8 million deferred payment

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By MARK MEDAUGHGuest ColumnistIn 2007 the state of Michigan decided to defer a $4.8 million payment and rescind about $1 million in operating costs payments to Oakland University because of the looming issues with the budget....

The Academy gets it wrong

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

Filed under Opinion

By KYLE PHANEUFGuest Columnist1976 was a landmark year for cinema, producing some of the greatest films ever made by a few of the most acclaimed directors of the time. This single year gave the cinematheques of the world films by...

The recent campus shootings must not be overlooked or forgetten

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALThe tragedy on another college campus is a reminder of the destruction that a human being is capable of committing.The shooting at Northern Illinois University leaves us stunned.The candid horror of the event, like those o...

Board’s decision to push meeting to winter recess is unacceptable

By Web Master

February 13, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALThe meeting of the Board of Trustees is in session … or is it?Oakland University's Board of Trustees holds a monthly meeting to discuss university issues and concerns.The board's February get-together has...

Becoming Generation WHY

By Web Master

February 13, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Every generation faces new and unique challenges, crises and wars that could potentially affect the entire world.A new generation of children born in the late-80s and the early-90s is beginning to send its first representative...

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