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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...

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...

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...

Still Loading …

By Web Master

February 6, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALWe, here at the Oakland Post, don't want to take up your time with another 500 word column â€" Webmail has probably wasted enough of it. The problem with Webmail has yet to be rectified. Important information con...

University Webmail problems frustrate, no explanation given

By Web Master

January 30, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALLoading … Loading … Loading.Sit back, and stare into space. Feel familiar? This is the daily routine of Oakland University students attempting to use their student Webmail account.If you haven't noticed, the u...

In this non-stop society, take a moment and slow down

By Web Master

January 16, 2008

Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIALSlow down. Take a deep breath. Look at those around you. In today's fast paced society, we sometimes forget about our immediate experience. Our minds have become entangled in the goals of expediency and success....

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